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NJ Gov. Chris Christie greets CT Republican endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and his wife Leslie in Greenwich, July 21, 2014. Photo: Barbara Heins.
Cohort July 22, 2014 at 09:38 am
Average Joe @ 9:05 - Sorry, but Mrs. Morosky is touting a meme that has little to no support basedRead More on facts. There exists little evidence that those children were able to escape SOLELY because of a lull in the shooting as Lanza was reloading. It takes mere seconds to reload a magazine and Lanza clearly practiced his techniques over his many months of planning. Given the timing is measured in seconds, no potential victim, whether teacher or child, could process a 3-10 second lull in the shooting to be able to formulate an escape plan. It is far more likely that something else delayed Lanza in continuing to shoot. Maybe he was distracted by something, maybe he was reconsidering what he was doing or something else that delayed his continuing to rain his carnage on those poor kids. To suggest that his reloading was the SLOE reason for that delay is to guess at best. As importantly, if Lanza had shot every magazine until it was empty (he reloaded many partially depleted magazines), that opportunity might also not have existed. Thus, to base legislation on pure speculation is asinine. By your logic, we should install breathalizers in all cars so that they can not be started if the driver is intoxicated - if it just saves a few lives, it is worth it, right?
Average Joe July 22, 2014 at 09:38 am
"Based on dress and other visual factors, the participants were all suburban". Could youRead More give us more detail on these factors that led to this conclusion as you casually drove by?
Cohort July 22, 2014 at 09:41 am
Mom of Two - Are you going door-to-door in your neighborhood to inspect backyard swimming pools toRead More ensure they have proper covers on their filter drains? Are you checking for proper fencing? Safety hooks? Swimming pool incidents kill more kids every year than firearms - are you consistent in your demands for kids' safety?
Photo Credit: Carla Kron via Newtown Patch
Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 07:38 am
I like the Country Creamery in Oxford, no waiting in huge lines, less expensive, great tasting IceRead More Cream (I cant tell the difference between Rich Farm and The Country Creamery) and they DON'T "Short" you when you order a cup of the soft serve ice cream, by leaving the middle of the cup empty and only putting the ice cream around the sides and top! No holes in their cups of ice cream!!!
Fairfield Resident July 22, 2014 at 07:45 am
Baskin Robbins
Joe Mancini July 22, 2014 at 09:22 am
Dairy Queen? Carvel? What a stupid survey.
Hartford Hospital. Photo Credit: Elipongo via Wikimedia Commons
Jerry Plant July 21, 2014 at 10:34 am
In Woodbury it is the stress of the property values decreasing and the ever increasing of taxes.Read More People can not afford their taxes now. This years shell game, the First Selectman and the BOF Chair want everyone to believe that only 40% of the taxpayers taxes are going up. 40% increase in stress in those people's lives. Don't worry though the First Selectman and the BOF Chair have stated that no ones taxes are going up. ??? It's called talking out of both sides of your mouth. Tell the voters whatever they want to hear to get the budget passed. The voters have another chance to VOTE DOWN the proposed budget on the 23rd. Remember VOTE YES FOR HIGHER TAXES.
Donna Pearlman July 21, 2014 at 11:43 am
Excellent study this reinsurance geek can't wait to see how you rank the safest and most dangerousRead More towns next :)
POODETWA July 21, 2014 at 06:34 pm
I think Simsbury. we love to party. what a terrible topic.
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Mary McElmurry July 22, 2014 at 09:52 am
I thought this was supposed to be local. What's with all the tabloid junk?? It just keeps gettingRead More worse.
J Leland July 22, 2014 at 09:57 am
You get what you pay for, so keep complaining.
Left: Ella Grasso of Connecticut was the first woman in U.S. history to be elected governor. Right: Nancy Wyman is Connecticut's current lieutenant governor. (Credit: Wikipedia)
Kevin July 21, 2014 at 03:09 pm
Take that Zach(Jim Sullivan)!
Philip July 21, 2014 at 06:42 pm
I have never seen a case where a man is paid more than a woman for an identical position - noRead More employer wants to pay more for no reason. It's just typical election noise from liberals who are left with nothing but divide-and- win
Judy Davidson July 21, 2014 at 08:12 pm
My experience is not anecdotal, that is usually a one time situation. My experience spans 25 years,Read More in different industries, and being part of hiring thousands of people at all different job levels. I am sure there are companies who have discriminated but they are few and far between. With all the women in HR positions all over this country, if this was news, it would have been made news long ago. Plus, people are litigious and companies are not going to risk that. In addition, since I have been privy to employee lawsuits, I never saw ONE that had to do with pay disparity with men. Sometimes they had to do with sexual harrassment, however the biggest number, according to statistics, is retaliation for being on leave, and that has nothing to do with gender.
Amanda Denes with Burton and Zuzu, bulldog-schnauzer mix dogs who have been missing since Feb. 27, 2014.
Shirley Hall July 21, 2014 at 08:57 am
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Shirley Hall July 21, 2014 at 08:58 am
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Barbara Heins July 21, 2014 at 09:11 am
Luann - that sales pitch has been deleted from the comments.
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Desert Rat July 22, 2014 at 01:54 am
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Steve July 22, 2014 at 09:42 am
More local news please!
Ray Dalio, a Greenwich resident, has a net worth is about $12.9 billion. (Credit: World Economic Forum on Flickr)
Frank in bury July 21, 2014 at 02:28 pm
Gus, this state did just fine without ANY state taxes for a long time and it's been all downhillRead More since the state income tax was instituted. so I really don't know what point you're trying to make.
Gus R. Horvath July 21, 2014 at 07:29 pm
Frank in bury. If you are old enough to remember the O,Neil budget fiasco that resulted in theRead More implementation of the state income tax of 4.5%, the alternative was a 12% sales tax. That sales tax would have been also paid predominantly by Fairfield County residents. They carry,financially, the other 8 counties in Connecticut.
arkay July 22, 2014 at 12:57 am
@Gus, counties don't actually mean anything in CT, just geographic borders. Bridgeport is as much ofRead More a money suck as any city in the state, and that's in FFC. There's plenty of affluent communities in New Haven, Hartford, Litchfield counties (and elsewhere) that pay their fair share. Fairfield County does pay a proportionally high amount of taxes, but that is in a select few towns - definitely not northern or eastern FFC, which is more in line with other parts of the state.
23 Robkins Rd., Avon, CT - Credit: Zillow
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Danielle Watkins. Photo: Stamford Police via NBC Connecticut.
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Raft operator Maximiliano Ortiz, 16, waits for immigrants to ferry accross the Suchiate River from Guatemala into Mexico on August 1, 2013 in Talisman, Mexico. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Paula July 22, 2014 at 12:20 am
Obviously the Fox News ear worm is boring its insidious way through weak and ignorant minds. TheseRead More are children, you fools - not criminals. And for the record, If there is any complaint about "regimes", look no further than back to Reagan who is culpable for what you malcontents are whining about today. The blame-Obama derangement is grossly misguided, but don't expect the Fox News dumbells to know that Reagan's illegal activities in Honduras and his 'war on drugs' led us right to this point.
porter gladstone III July 22, 2014 at 12:48 am
paula--youve called republicans dumbbels , fox news watchers, oil-company lovers, and greedy. It'sRead More nice to see you are different than so many democrats. You are an independent thinker. Never seen these types of attacks . EVER. Original stuff from the person who calls people 'fox news watchers.' haha gotta love this type " you are robots" as they list the same exact stuff that they all say.
Igor July 22, 2014 at 07:45 am
Paula these are children. Will they remain children? Lets ask the 4 little darlings that have beenRead More killing homeless people. Beat them so badly that the police couldn't even recognize them . Who admitted doing for months.Along with all the other little kiddies that commit crimes but can't have their names printed because of their ages. These are kids not all angels. We are not talking taking in 2 or 3 but thousands.
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Ann H July 20, 2014 at 05:50 pm
Ann??without question Pralines of wallingford
Carol Prinz July 20, 2014 at 06:32 pm
ASHLEY'S HANDS DOWN, ALWAYS A SUGAR FREE OPTION
Rebecca A Joy Buck July 21, 2014 at 07:44 am
Goody Bassett in Stratford by far!!!!
Photo credit: Orange Police Department
Krista Foster Heard July 21, 2014 at 01:32 am
God Bless , What a tragic loss . How was this K- 9 baby not secure. This K-9 was an officer of theRead More law and has died and hopefully the investigation shows it was no fault of his handler. John people are not laying blame , they simple want to know and are speculating , this is also a financial loss for Orange as well as loosing a trained officer and fur friend.
fatmancarruthers July 21, 2014 at 07:52 am
Whatever you do, dont question a cop's judgment. Theyre always right
Craig Zac July 22, 2014 at 07:46 am
poor dog... that sux. Sorry to hear of its loss. As for the Officer, Im sure they were using the dogRead More to sniff for drugs or something, whatever the case, the dog was only doing what it was trained for and weather or not the Handling officer "Needed" it there really does not matter.
Connecticut State Route 159 (Credit: Doug Kerr on Flickr)
Paul Alexander July 20, 2014 at 10:30 am
I weep knowing Conrad F. Heede believes he is an informed voter. Conrad, no one is buying youRead More "it's Rowland's fault and Malloy is a victim of past Rep Governors policies" BS. Nice try but all you accomplish is showing how misinformed and partisan you are.
Paul Alexander July 20, 2014 at 10:31 am
I weep knowing Conrad F. Heede believes he is an informed voter. Conrad, no one is buying yourRead More "it's Rowland's fault and Malloy is a victim of past Rep Governors policies" BS. Nice try but all you accomplish is showing how misinformed and partisan you are.
Catherine & Dennis July 21, 2014 at 01:42 pm
Malloy the candy man (give away our money and tax the hell out of you) in chief has GOT TO GO.
Daisy Wilson July 19, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Its time that we began to bring the illness of hoarding out for open discussion. Too oftn peopleRead More know there's a problem but don't want to get involved.
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Shelley July 19, 2014 at 07:50 am
I'm glad the women got something out of this and I'm not sorry about it at all. I just wish theRead More scum who raped them got prosecuted. I'm sure they're some big sports figures that UConn can't afford to lose. And I hope a few people lose their jobs for covering it up.
fedspy July 19, 2014 at 08:01 am
inexcusable, someone is culpable for the administration of the campus police dept. in other words,Read More someone or others should be fired, and a competent chief who is qualified be there. something is missing here, it just seems UCONN is just saving face here. last but at least, someone should have been charged for these crimes.
Peter Stempien July 19, 2014 at 09:27 am
whar I wanat to know is who will pay the 1.6 If the insurance company pays it then the premiumRead More increase and we pay the increase. If the state pays then we the citzens pay. Why do we not make the perpatrators and admistrators pay then maybe they will take more caution in allowing this activity to happen. I am one of the electorate that voted for the reps who passed the laws. Therefore I should not be penalized
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Channing Grant July 21, 2014 at 07:43 pm
Legalized or not it is used by 1/4 of Americans illegally. It is available and always will.Read More Hydroponics changed everything. On the North Shore you can't drive more than a 90 seconds without passing a secret growroom.I don't have a green thumb so I never have grown any.
Smarty McSmartypants July 21, 2014 at 09:25 pm
ANY law, that criminalizes something without a real criminal is a law against us all.
paschal July 22, 2014 at 12:21 am
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