by Ned Lamont | Dec 1, 2018 2:20pm
Posted to: Opinion | Obituary | White House
Governor-elect Ned Lamont today released the following statement on the passing of President George H. W. Bush:
New York boasts seven Presidents, Ohio five, and Connecticut boasts George Bush: W was born here but George H.W. Bush was raised in Connecticut and he is our native son.
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by Barth Keck | Nov 10, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Education | Opinion | Obituary | Sports | Haddam | Killingworth
Working with high school kids is a privilege that comes with substantial responsibilities. That reality was never lost on Patsy Kamercia, longtime physical-education teacher and field hockey coach at Haddam-Killingworth High School in Higganum.
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by Christine Stuart | Dec 2, 2016 1:38pm
Posted to: Obituary
HARTFORD, CT — A veteran lawmaker, who was remembered by her colleagues on both sides of the aisle as a friend and dedicated public servant, died Friday morning.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 7, 2016 8:48pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Courts | Juvenile Justice | Legal | Obituary
Retired Connecticut Supreme Court Justice David Borden died on Sunday at age 79. He was an advocate for a more transparent judiciary, juvenile justice reform, and a proponent for changing the way police conduct criminal identification lineups.
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by Christine Stuart | Oct 12, 2015 9:35pm
Posted to: Courts | Education | Legal | Obituary | Hartford
Dianne Kaplan deVries, the woman who led a coalition to change how Connecticut’s education system is funded, died Sunday after a battle with cancer.
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by Christine Stuart | Jul 30, 2015 12:47pm
Posted to: Obituary | Westbrook
Former state Sen. Eileen Daily, 72, of Westbrook, died Wednesday. She was known as a tenacious lawmaker and served as co-chair of the powerful Finance Committee for five terms.
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by Hugh McQuaid | Feb 21, 2014 12:54pm
Posted to: Town News | Bloomfield | Suffield | Windsor | Obituary
Rep. Elaine O’Brien, D-Suffield, died Friday morning after a long struggle with brain cancer. She was 58 years old.
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