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Prison populations at 20-year low

The state’s efforts to keep nonviolent offenders from clogging state jails and prisons have reduced Connecticut’s inmate population to below 15,000 inmates, its lowest level in 20 years, the governor said. “Connecticut is part of a nationwide trend in states both blue and red, with bipartisan support from Republicans and Democrats alike, to end the era of permanent punishment and focus on permanent reform, and these efforts are making our state a safer place,” Malloy said. Reforms include…

The signature of the eminent American naturalist, Roger T. Peterson, the open bowl of the P boldly extending across half of his surname, the n finished with an extra-long beak flourish, done in Prussian blue ink with a fountain pen in a typed letter from 1968 on the increasingly threatened osprey population of Long Island Sound including the Connecticut River estuary near his Old Lyme, Connecticut home.

With trees erupting in vibrant colors of golden oranges and reds, in the fall season, New England is definitely the place to be.


Map of Connecticut (Block Island), 1895 Original engraving from Atlas of the World by Rand McNally, 1895. Map includes counties, geographical landmarks, streets and population data. Dimensions: 21 1/4" x 27 1/2"

Cheesecake Factory Copycat: Sundried Tomato Fettuccine (Lightened Up)


Youngstown was founded in 1797 when John Young purchased 15,560 acres in the Mahoning River Valley from the United States Government through the Connecticut Land Company. By 1802, he and a survey company had laid out the Youngstown Township along the Mahoning River, seven miles west of the Pennsylvania state line. This was the first populated area of the Connecticut Western Reserve. During the earliest part of the 20th century, immigrants from all over the world came to the Youngstown ...


Greenwich, Connecticut. This small enclave of the privileged few mistakenly represents the southernmost New England state to many worldwide, is but a tiny portion of Connecticut's mostly middle class and blue collar population.


Slain diplomat's mom on Obama's Benghazi comments: 'Bullfeathers' - Washington Times

New England: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Conneticut & Rhode Island ... yes, all in one long trip :)

from Washington Post

Matt Miller: GOP to the uninsured: You’re on your own

Say what??? The ranks of the uninsured today are equal to the combined populations of Oklahoma, Connecticut, Iowa, Mississippi, Kansas, Kentucky, Arkansas, Utah, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, West Virginia, Nebraska, Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Montana, Delaware, North Dakota, South Dakota, Alaska, Vermont and Wyoming.