April 13, 2016
by Audrey A. Cole | April 13, 2016 4:00pm
Almost since its inception in 1965, the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, has sought to shut down the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut. Through the years unsupported and disparaging comments from those same faraway administrators would filter back that somehow the university’s regional campus system did not measure up to the academic standards of the main campus in Storrs. Then, suddenly in early March, the people in the Northwestern Connecticut were given a few weeks to react to the impending permanent closing of the Torrington campus, forestalling any attempt to honestly and fairly discuss and dissent from this decision.
April 1, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 1, 2016 4:30am
As Rahm Emanuel once said while his boss was trying to get Obamacare passed, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” And nothing illustrates it better than the recent announcement by University of Connecticut officials that they’re seriously considering closing their Torrington campus as lawmakers desperately seek savings while in the throes of state’s perpetual budget crisis.
January 26, 2016
by Cara Rosner | January 26, 2016 2:02pm
The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.
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September 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2015 1:10pm
June 25, 2015
by Matt DeRienzo | June 25, 2015 10:00pm
June 6, 2014
by Terry Cowgill | June 6, 2014 3:30am
It is a sad day when struggling communities have to look to state government for sustenance and rejuvenation. But such is the case with Torrington, a once proud mill town in the upper Naugatuck Valley.
May 30, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 12:07pm
May 28, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | May 28, 2014 2:33pm
December 27, 2013
by Terry Cowgill | December 27, 2013 5:30am
November 8, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | November 8, 2013 5:30am