Robert Rae

The Insider – Part 9

a serial by Joseph Benedict   “The Sand Plaza?” Sky asked. Fang nodded. Sky waited and Fang took a deep breath, glad for the chance to put the words together. “I got off the bus at this garage and there were these cars just waiting…. Read more »


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Malloy Backs Sunday Sales of Alcohol

by Christine Stuart Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be proposing sweeping changes to Connecticut’s religious-based “blue laws” that regulate the sale of alcohol, according to several sources who have been briefed on the proposal. Malloy is expected to announce on Saturday that he wants to… Read more »


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Redistricting: “The Greek” Draws the Map

by Jason Paul Looking at strengths and weaknesses of the Democratic and Republican maps, I’m proposing a new map. We now know that a special master will draw Connecticut’s Congressional map unless the Democrats and Republicans strike a last-minute deal, which looks incredibly unlikely. In… Read more »


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Three Local Arists, One Great Show

from the Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance THREE LOCAL ARTISTS have been selected to display their creative talents in one of four venues as part of the 2012 Accessible Art Project sponsored by the Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance (HVCA). Kateleen Foy, Deanne Komlo, and Aparna Phadnis… Read more »


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The Nose

by Andrew Werner We present to you     The Nose. by Andrew Werner         Andrew Werner graduated The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration. Now he draws and paints and eats and sleeps. He’s a pretty ok guy… Read more »


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Cheeky Chipmunks

by Will Michael EACH YEAR, many Connecticut residents will visit National Parks throughout the United States. Destinations like Yellow Stone, the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and Yosemite are at the top of the list. Although the main attractions are the natural beauty, extreme habitats… Read more »


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Kevin Eats It, Ep. 7: Cereal and Milk Challenge

by Crowhorn Productions “Hungry Hungry” Kevin Silber is challenged by a wide-eyed rookie, “Gordon”, to compete in a cereal eating challenge. The contestants must finish three boxes of cereal and 1 gallon of milk within two hours. An impressive record is set as they two… Read more »


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A Traditional Tattoo Parlor

by Christopher Olszewski There are many tattoo shops in the greater Danbury area, but none are quite like Hat City Tattoo. Hat City offers a  traditional tattoo parlor feel along with clean, solid tattooing to match. Owner and operator Chris Tavino, along with resident artist… Read more »


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