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The politics of a hedge fund king

If You Ask Me

When he visited Connecticut last week to pick up some Fairfield County cash, Mitt Romney attended a fundraiser at the 35,000-square foot Stamford home of a kindred soul, the “hedge fund king,” Steven Cohen, owner of SAC Capital Advisors.

The real path to triumph over terrorists

Field Notes From A Battleground

I have just finished reading Eric Schmitt’s and Thom Shanker’s new “Counter Strike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign against al-Qaeda,” a worthy book in every way. But no, I am not going to write a book review.

Should college be free in the USA?

Independent Investor

Part 3 of 3

College tuition hurts those who need higher education the most — lower-income students. Back in your parents’ era, that may not have been much of a problem, thanks to a growing middle class. But in America today, the middle class is disappearing, leaving more of us than ever facing impossible future tuition costs for our children.

Why privileges for liquor retailers?

The Chris Powell Column

How do Connecticut’s liquor retailers manage not to be laughed out of the discussion about the government regulation they demand for their business?

After all, why should only liquor retailers enjoy laws forbidding price competition for their product, forbidding competition in hours of operation and obstructing entry to their industry? Why aren’t all businesses given these extraordinary privileges?

Doubts about state police plans need to be addressed

The Lakeville Journal Editorial

Fears of state police Troop B in North Canaan closing have taken hold in the Northwest Corner following steps to save money and downsize staffing there, moving dispatch to Troop L in Litchfield. It hasn’t helped that in other areas of the state there have been consolidations, such as that of Troop H in Hartford and Troop W in Windsor Locks at Bradley Airport, that are perceived by some as diminishing police coverage. The department’s spokesman, Lt. J.

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Turning Back the Pages - March 22

100 years ago — March 1912

LIME ROCK — Mark Dean’s children have the measles.

LAKEVILLE — E.J. Stuart has sold his auto to David Hatmaker.

LIME ROCK — Sam Vosburgh is the new janitor, at the school house.

LIME ROCK — Charles Cashdollar has in his flower garden a plant that has ripe strawberries all ready to pick.

50 years ago — March 1962

The Lakeville 4-H Hopperels and Cockerels have a brand new and tremendously exciting project. They are going to breed chickens and rabbits for the Children’s Zoo in Central Park.

Turning Back the Pages - March 22

100 years ago — March 1912
LIME ROCK — Mark Dean’s children have the measles.
LAKEVILLE — E.J. Stuart has sold his auto to David Hatmaker.
LIME ROCK — Sam Vosburgh is the new janitor, at the school house.
LIME ROCK — Charles Cashdollar has in his flower garden a plant that has ripe strawberries all ready to pick.
50 years ago — March 1962
The Lakeville 4-H Hopperels and Cockerels have a brand new and tremendously exciting project. They are going to breed chickens and rabbits for the Children’s Zoo in Central Park.

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Letters to the Editor - March 22

Letters to the Editor - The Lakeville Journal

Defacing stop sign mean-spirited

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The eagle has landed —again!

Nature's Notebook

Many nature lovers in the area will remember the golden eagle release last year at about this time up on Mohawk Mountain. The injured eagle had been found by snowmobilers in Amenia and brought to the Sharon Audubon Center for emergency care. It was subsequently transferred to Tufts University in Massachusetts and nursed back to health.
On March 27, 2011, Todd Katzner, Ph.D., from West Virginia University, outfitted the bird with a telemetry unit to track its movements, and the bird was released the next day at an overlook at Mohawk State Forest.

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Tough Break

Editorial Cartoon