Next to flight travel, travel by train is one of the safest and most reliable means of mass transportation. Electric trains in particular emit no pollution, have less accidents than vehicular traffic and are generally quieter than diesel/diesel hybrid counterparts.
Granby’s recently appointed Town Manager, Erica Robertson, wrote in the March edition of the Drummer: “My staff and I will have a road map for getting Granby to where we want to be in the future.” I understand that there has been some controversy on social media as to what was meant by Robertson’s statement.
My path recently crossed two icons of nostalgia in the arts: first, Don Mclean’s classic song, American Pie, as well as Rockwell’s Four Freedoms paintings, all serving as a picture to mourn the loss of baby boomer innocence.
There are many facets to educational reform, but they originate primarily from one source—parents and, yes, grandparents as well. The concern is that what today’s youth are experiencing in their academic curriculum regarding books on sexual reference and Critical Race Theory (CRT).
Imagine, for a moment, your perfect community. What does it have? Public transportation, a good education system, parks, public works, restaurants, shops and businesses? These are all things that make our communities prosper and make us, their citizens, happy.
Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) has proposed an expansion of the earned income tax credit (EITC). This is a refundable credit that provides cash to eligible taxpayers instead of reducing a tax burden.
The depraved indifference law and legal definition is: “To constitute depraved indifference, the defendant’s conduct must be so wanton, so deficient in a moral sense of concern, so lacking in regard for the life or lives of others, and so blameworthy as to warrant the same criminal liability as that which the law imposes upon a person who intentionally causes a crime.”
Recognize Equal Pay Day and wear red on March 24 to symbolize how far women are “in the red” with their paycheck. This is the point in the new year to which a woman must work to earn the wages paid to a man in the previous year.