Facing a legislative inquiry after the state's worst power outage, Connecticut's largest electric utility intends to defend its performance today by telling legislators that it restored power to more customers and in less time after Tropical Storm Irene than in any previous blackout.
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The Secretary of the U.S. Air Force was in New Haven on Monday. He joined Yale University officials to announce a new Reserve Officer Training Corps unit on campus. Air Force ROTC is the second military detachment to agree to return to Yale this year. The university announced in May that it would also reinstate a Naval ROTC unit.
Speaking to a roomful of cadets, military and university officials, U.S. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley said with ROTC on campus, Yale students will see e... read more
Rep. Lawrence Cafero
Cafero at the 2011 CT budget speech (Feb. 16, 2011) Photo:Chion Wolf
Every ten years, a bipartisan committee made up of members of Connecticut's General Assembly go through the tedious process of redrawing legislative and congressional maps. Often the Reapportionment committee's work breaks down into partisan politics. Earlier this week, the Reapportionment commit... read more
I guess I'm guilty of the vogue for authenticity, both the word and the quality. I started invoking it a few years ago when it became clear that a lot of young people were turning to the Daily Show for their news. There were all sorts of plausible reasons for that, but to me,... read more
Marshall McLuhan was the prophet of today’s digital world. This year, he would have turned 100.
Try on, for example, this passage from the beginning of McLuhan’s most widely read work, “The Medium is the Massage.”
Youth instinctively understands the present... read more