From John Lender, Hartford Courant: Charla Nash, blind since a 2009 mauling by a chimpanzee that ripped off her face and hands, says in a video plea to legislators that her disabilities make her feel “locked up … like I’m in a cage.”
Entries Tagged as 'Hartford Courant'
March 18th, 2014 · 7 Comments · News and Events
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January 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events
Traffic to Megan DeSombre’s Education Bridgeport site has probably quadrupled the past few days as news outlets from around the state such as CT Capitol Report and Hartford Courant link stories of her continuing education editorial slash with former legislator turned blogger Jonathan Pelto. The vitriolic verbiage now has former school board member Maria Pereira in on […]
December 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Media, News and Events
For me it began as a Big House interview with Hells Angels Danny Bifield in Somers, CT more than 30 years ago. Numerous stories followed: crooked politicians, screwy cops, mobsters, bikers, prostitutes, trendy neighborhoods, funky bars, talented artists, the good, bad and ugly of the city. If it was weird, strange, artistic and different we […]
December 4th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Former Mayor Joe Ganim carved out a strategy 12 years ago and he’s sticking to it. Whether someone else did it, the devil made him do it, or some other convenient imagination, Joe’s gotten so deep into dubious denial strategy he ever had his hand out in the late 1990s it’s impossible for him to […]
August 14th, 2013 · 40 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Vanessa De La Torre, Hartford Courant: The state also reported mixed results in raising scores among Latinos, African Americans and low-income students.
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July 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From the Hartford Courant: Multiple sources confirmed Tuesday that UConn is in the preliminary stages of negotiations with both Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Arena and the Mohegan Sun Arena to play men’s and women’s basketball games at both venues, as soon as the upcoming season.
May 29th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Lately, State Senator Anthony Musto hasn’t met a conflict of interest he doesn’t love. First, in aid of his political pals, he led the charge against the government reform bill that would eliminate conflicts of interest on the City Council, then he led the charge to emasculate campaign finance reform on the side of dark […]