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  • Hats Off To Don Williams' Able Leadership

    Hats Off To Don Williams' Able Leadership
    State Sen. Don Williams' agenda isn't The Courant's, point for point. As a Democratic Party kingpin, he has been a little too much "big government" on some issues. But Mr. Williams, from Brooklyn, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election to...
  • Herbst Says There's No Place For Staff Pushing Religion

    Rena Epstein wrote in a letter to the editor Jan. 14 ["Jesus In The Huddle?"] that she felt alienated after reading a Jan. 12 sports story based on an interview with UConn's director of player engagement about spiritually developing players on the UConn...
  • Honey, They Shrank The New Storrs Town Green

    Honey, They Shrank The New Storrs Town Green
    Storrs Center, the new town center adjacent to the University of Connecticut campus, is nearing completion and by and large, I like what I see. As a town resident, UConn employee and local pedestrian, I see a novel design, quality construction,...
  • Thumbs Up To Taxpayers, Coach, Newtown Team

    People want to be good citizens. That was brought home in the state's recent call for tax scofflaws to pay up and get amnesty. The state collected $175 million from more than 10,000 people. A lot of them had gotten in trouble in the recession and fell...
  • iPhone Zombies Lost In Electronic Shallows

    Within the year, I'll be buying my first iPhone. And I'm nervous about how it will change both my daily habits and my physical brain. Will I become an Internet zombie? Before dismissing my concern, I suggest you read "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr....
  • Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep

    Cast for 'Big Love' Set For Connecticut Rep
    Equity actors Libby George (national tour of “August: Osage County”) and Mark Elliot Wilson (film “We Need to Talk About Kevin”) head the cast of the Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of Charles Mee’s “Big Love&...
  • Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House

    Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House
    “Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage,” Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary touring exhibit comes to Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum Jan. 21 to March 5. “Stagecraft” consists of a selection of costumes, props...
  • Time To Get Handle On State's Water

    When the University of Connecticut sought to bring more water to its Storrs campus over the past year, it became obvious that the state has no statewide water plan. UConn solved its problem in December when it contracted with the Connecticut Water Co. to...
  • Must Keep Moving On Water Plan

    Water is a vital resource and also a local one, so the horrid droughts afflicting the far West have no immediate impact on the Northeast. Nonetheless, Connecticut should pay attention. Drought can happen here, especially in an era of increased climate...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study

    Hospital CEO pay not tied to quality of care: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hospital CEOs' pay isn't linked to their hospital's benefit to the community. Nor is it linked to the quality of care the hospital provides, a new study found. Instead, the chief executive officers, or CEOs, tended to earn...