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Connecticut SPJ 2013 Excellence in Journalism Awards finalists list

First Amendment Award Legislature drafts records bill in secret; Hartford Courant; Jon Lender, Edmund H. Mahony, Dave Altimari Assault on open government; Hartford Courant; Maura Casey, Tom Condon, Carolyn Lumsden, Robert K. Schrepf Exposing a secret effort to limit public access; Hartford Courant; Dave Altimari, Christopher Keating, Jon Lender, Edmund H. Mahony Releasing Newtown 911 tapes right call; Hartford Courant; James H. Smith Stephen A. Collins Public Service Award City leaders live large despite budget deficit; Hartford Courant; Jenna Carlesso Newtown: The year after; Hartford Courant; staff of The Hartford Courant Doc Hurley Foundation investigation; Hartford Courant; Vanessa de la Torre, Matthew Kauffman New Haven violence; New Haven Register; Shahid Abdul-Karim Rape and bullying in Torrington; Register Citizen; Jessica Glenza, Tom Cleary, Tom Caprood, Matt DeRienzo, John Berry Theodore Driscoll Award for Investigative Reporting Paved with good intentions; Connecticut Post; Brian Lockhart, Daniel Tepfer, Keila Torres Ocasio Doc Hurley Foundation; Hartford Courant; Vanessa de la Torre, Matthew Kauffman City out to recover $27M; Hartford Courant; Jenna Carlesso Fragile lives, needless deaths; Hartford Courant; Dave Altimari, Matthew Kauffman, Josh Kovner Rape and bullying in Torrington; Register Citizen; Jessica Glenza, Tom Cleary, Tom Caprood Amistad investigation; The Day; David Collins Mitochondrial mystery: The Justina Pelletier case; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Dan Putnam, Ryan Bernat, Josh Hartmann, Scott Vargas, Matt Gosciminski Editorial > Editorial Cartoon Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Jobs related to the sale and manufacture of guns; Hartford Courant; Bob Englehart Community Non-Daily New zoning regulations; Fairfield Sun; Douglas C. Smith Weekly Shenanigans - Oh no!; New Britain City Journal; Ken Stump Weekly Shenanigans - Trust me; New Britain City Journal; Ken Stump Editorial > General Column Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Darkness on Yogananda Street; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Surviving the Capitol floor's midnight hour; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon OK, take a nice deep breath; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Thrill of cheering on daughter turns to horror; Connecticut Post; Michael J. Daly A wintertime visit to Cape Cod's shores; Hartford Courant; Peter Marteka The war against the giant space rocks; Hartford Courant; David Holahan

Surviving the Boston Marathon bombing; New Haven Register; Randall Beach The leader of the pack; New Haven Register; Randall Beach The typewriter man; New Haven Register; Randall Beach Robin Roberts and cancer; New Haven Register; Ann DeMatteo Panning for gold; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaughnessy

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Walter Cronkite told us; Record-Journal; Glenn Richter Your tax dollars at rest; Record-Journal; Glenn Richter Newspaper below 18,000 circulation At 50, relearning the lingo of a 2-year-old; Stamford Advocate; John Breunig Community Non-Daily Chuck Norris would go in the water; Harbor News; Juliana Gribbins Magazine Say 'Ah'The interview; Connecticut Magazine; Lary Bloom Regional Non-Daily OUT ON A LIMB: Two brilliant buzzardsand baby makes three; Litchfield County Times; Kathryn Boughton Editorial > Op-Ed Column Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Nothing new about unhappy Republicans; Hartford Courant; David Holahan If you please, I rise to defend black bears; Hartford Courant; David Holahan Accepting grief; Hartford Courant; Dick Allen Why I don't keep a gun in my house; Hartford Courant; Tom Condon Lawmakers' pounding legislative hangover; Hartford Courant; Colin McEnroe Sandy Hook wounds; Hartford Courant; Frank Harris Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation So much more must be done to reduce homelessness; News-Times; Art Cummings Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Guns: Next step is legal challenge; Norwich Bulletin; Ray Hackett Love the bullies. Really.; Stamford Advocate; Deborah DiSesa Hirsch No resolutions, just resolute; Stamford Advocate; Deborah DiSesa Hirsch Without action, there will always be Trayvons; Stamford Advocate; Deborah DiSesa Hirsch Being Catholic in the era of scandal; Stamford Advocate; John Breunig Community Non-Daily Downtown New Milford is special; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Deborah Rose 50 years later, Kennedy legacy lives on; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Art Cummings

Editorial > Opinion Column Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Harpoon appreciation day coming next; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Gun lobby could use a different face; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Are we asking the right questions in Newtown?; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Victimhood, the last refuge; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaughnessy Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Memories of Donna take flight with snowy owl; News-Times; Robert Miller Information, please; Record-Journal; Glenn Richter A clearer picture; Record-Journal; Kyle Swartz A dream and a future; Record-Journal; Eric Cotton Crossing an ethical line; Record-Journal; Eric Cotton City wrong to fire; Record-Journal; Eric Cotton Amistad's star should burn brightly again, at home in Connecticut; The Day; David Collins Developer: Show us the money to build on free lane; The Day; David Collins Newspaper below 18,000 circulation What Stamford taxpayers got for $366,036; Stamford Advocate; Angela Carella A farmer and the storm: A Christmas story; Stamford Advocate; Angela Carella Community Non-Daily Make a promise to reduce violence; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Art Cummings The fourth branch of government; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci Magazine The great state of New England; Connecticut Magazine; Charles Monagan Online Questions for Gov. Malloy on the budget; Raising Hale; Suzanne Bates Regional Non-Daily Mercy for the merciless; Catholic Transcript; M. Regina Cram Editorial > Single Editorial Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Stumbling in the dark; Hartford Courant; Tom Condon Boy Scouts' policy toward gays; New Haven Register; Ben Doody Guns Save Lives Day; New Haven Register; Ben Doody Yale professor's jail cell death; New Haven Register; Ben Doody Blumenthal uses Sandy Hook to raise money; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo A double-standard for state employees who steal; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo Corporate negligence, society's tolerance of gun violence; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo Sending kids to 'wrong' public school not a crime; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo A voice for women, or Democratic Party organ?; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo Seconds matter when a "killing machine" is at work; New Haven Register; Matt DeRienzo

A tarnished moderate; Waterbury Republican-American; Matt Stevens

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Don't fall for the NRA propaganda; News-Times; Art Cummings Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Legacy of Bart; Greenwich Time; John Breunig Look no further than legislature to find fat in state government; Norwich Bulletin; Ray Hackett Time to act on Torrington's heroin problem; Register Citizen; John Berry Torrington, we need to talk about statutory rape; Register Citizen; Matt DeRienzo Torrington must confront rape culture; Register Citizen; Matt DeReinzo Community Non-Daily Tragic attack in Boston; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Art Cummings, Jacky Smith, Norm Cummings Ongoing quest to reduce gun violence; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Art Cummings, Jacky Smith, Norm Cummings Regional Non-Daily Conscience attacked; Catholic Transcript; Monsignor David Liptak Graphics > Informational Graphic Newspaper above 40,000 circulation How a bill becomes a law; Hartford Courant; Wes Rand Playing to win; Hartford Courant; Wes Rand Unraveling terror; Hartford Courant; Wes Rand Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Overtime in Middletown; Middletown Press; Viktoria Sundqvist Magazine A guide to skirting Connecticut's campaign laws; Connecticut Magazine; Stacey Slimak Shea Layout > Headline Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Papi and circumstance; Connecticut Post; David Wells Suite-Boat-Slogan; Connecticut Post; Lynn Schnier From jail to Yale; New Haven Register; Al Santangelo Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Come hither-Laundromat-Bumpy rides; News-Times; Ted Funsten Ursa-Vote-Letter; News-Times; Lynn Schnier Twitter-Eyes-Vacation; News-Times; Lynn Schnier Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Bite-Storm-Tuesday's Winners; Norwich Bulletin; Jim Konrad Oh the places he'll go; Stamford Advocate; Linda Levinson

Layout > Non-Page 1 Layout Newspaper above 40,000 circulation UConn water worries; Hartford Courant; Chris Moore Come out to the movies; Hartford Courant; Chris Moore At gun points; Hartford Courant; Chris Moore Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Fair goes upscale; News-Times; Daryn Rowley Business trip; Record-Journal; George Dalek Elite eight; Record-Journal; George Dalek A world of flavor; The Day; Maria Reagan Destination: Old Saybrook; The Day; Maria Reagan Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Year of the quarterback; Greenwich Time; Chris McNamee Man in the middle; Greenwich Time; Chris McNamee Man in the middle; Stamford Advocate; Chris McNamee Year of the quarterback; Stamford Advocate; Chris McNamee Community Non-Daily International festival of arts & ideas; Guilford Courier; Jennifer Corthell Magazine Magical marceline; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Battle lines; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Farm fresh; Connecticut Magazine; Carol Petro Mob story; Connecticut Magazine; Stacey Slimak Shea A cut, a shave, and a barber who knows your name; Seasons Magazine; Lisa Remo Life on the grid; Seasons Magazine; Lisa Remo The tree ducks; Seasons Magazine; Lisa Remo Layout > Page 1 Layout Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Captured; Hartford Courant; Greg Harmel There will be change; Hartford Courant; Gereg Harmel Chasing the great white; Hartford Courant; Greg Harmel JFK anniversary; New Haven Register; Ann Dallas East Haven plane crash; New Haven Register; Martin O'Sullivan, Ben Doody Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Sandy Hook report: A killer's psyche; News-Times; Daryn Rowley A shovel-ready project; The Day; John Ruddy Buried; The Day; Jill Blanchette Happy days at the Seaport; The Day; Jill Blanchette More guns than people; The Day; Jill Blanchette

Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Heroin front page; Register Citizen; Alyson Bowman 50 years on: JFK assassination; Stamford Advocate; Tim Guzda Candy quotient: Where the best trick-or-treating is; Stamford Advocate; Tim Guzda Neighborhood shaken after ambush; The Chronicle; Jennifer Lemanski Community Non-Daily Sunrise, Sunset; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Daryn Rowley Selling our biggest asset; New Britain City Journal; Rachel Anonuevo Regional Non-Daily Pope Francis; Catholic Transcript; Leslie DiVenere Multimedia > Interactive Graphic -- Reporting Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Seventy six deaths; Hartford Courant; Matthew Kauffman The AR-15 - From radical experiment to controversial icon; Hartford Courant; Dan Haar To honor their lives; Hartford Courant; Daniela Altimari, Suzanne Carlson, Steve Goode, Matthew Kauffman, Julie Stagis, Matthew Sturdevant, Jenny Wilson Profiles of unified sports; Hartford Courant; Matthew Conyers, Nick Greene, Colin McDonough, Matt McDonough Heroin in Connecticut; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky, Viktoria Sundqvist Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Meriden police probe timeline; Record-Journal; Richie Rathsack Magazine Motor vehicle tax by town; Connecticut Magazine; Jennifer Swift Connecticut elections 2013 balance of power map: which party controls which cities and towns; Connecticut Magazine; Jennifer Swift; Ben Doody Timeline of Powder Ridge's history; Connecticut Magazine; Viktoria Sundqvist Online Achievement gaps and shootings in CT; The Connecticut Mirror; Alvin Chang Multimedia > Interactive Graphic Design Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Sandy Hook anniversary; Hartford Courant; Tim Reck Multimedia > Video Storytelling Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Hartford's first skycraper demolished for project that never got off the ground; Hartford Courant; Kenneth R. Gosselin, Sara Grant Roman Baca, dancing Marine; New Haven Register; Peter Hvizdak

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Cicadas emerge in Connecticut; The Day; Peter Huoppi WiredZone: New London-Middletown; The Day; Peter Huoppi The harvest: Sunflowers for wishes; The Day; Carlos Diaz Emily's shady spot playground; The Day; Carlos Diaz Alice Acres; The Day; Carlos Diaz Newspaper below 18,000 circulation What melts; Norwich Bulletin; Robert Miller Nutmeg Ballet brings The Nutcracker to Torrington this Christmas; Register Citizen; Shako Liu Community Non-Daily Going for a Spin; The Sound; Richard Esposito CT SWAT Challenge 2013 - Hosted by the West Hartford SWAT Team; West Hartford News; Kathleen Schassler Online Stamford Officer and K-9: Partners fighting crime; It'sRelevant.com; Christina Chiarelli Pure Stamford-made maple syrup; It'sRelevant.com; Christina Chiarelli First official snow fall in lower Fairfield County; It'sRelevant.com; Christina Chiarelli Regional Non-Daily A mother and daughter's journey into Alzheimer's; Litchfield County Times; Shako Liu Photography > Feature Photo Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Flu shot for a superhero; Connecticut Post; Christian Abraham Poetry slam; New Haven Register; Arnold Gold Law school grad; New Haven Register; Arnold Gold Tired dog; New Haven Register; Arnold Gold Smiling seal; New Haven Register; Mara Lavitt Breakwater; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Rainbow at Yale; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Cicadas; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Wheelchair pusher; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Beach jumper; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Horse crossing on a wintry day; Waterbury Republican-American; Christopher Massa Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Carrying some comforts of home; News-Times; Carol Kaliff The coolest man; Record-Journal; Dave Zajac Snowscape; The Day; Dana Jensen Fashion show; The Day; Tim Martin Happy campers; The Day; Tim Martin Cow companion; The Day; Tim Cook Flu shot; The Day; Sean D. Elliot

Here she comes; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Mud run; The Day; Dana Jensen Milky way; The Day; Tim Cook

Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Like his head's in the clouds; Greenwich Time; Bob Luckey Giving back to Abilis; Greenwich Time; Bob Luckey Escorting Miss USA; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Muddy mayhem; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Swimming at Wadsworth; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Veterans Day in Middletown; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Dog saves life of choking owner; Norwich Bulletin; Aaron Flaum Goshen 4-H fair; Register Citizen; John Berry Homeless man breaks down; The Chronicle; Al Malpa Lebanon Fair bucking sheep; The Chronicle; Marie Brennan Willimantic ashes to go; The Chronicle; Roxanne Pandolfi Not a day for swimming; The Hour; Alex von Kleydorff Community Non-Daily New friends; Farmington Valley Times; Jacqueline Bennett Tis the season; Harbor News; Kelley Fryer Honoring our veterans; New Britain City Journal; Eva Gryk Independence Day 2013; New Britain City Journal; Eva Gryk I see you; New Britain City Journal; Rachel Anonuevo Capturing the Harvest Festival; The Source; Gary Komoroski Magazine Aloha to Aulani; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Towne barber; Seasons Magazine; Todd Fairchild Online

It was a technicolor sky; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Here's Branford's Fourth-just a little early; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Most Branford roads cleared; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Egret in flight; WestportNow.com; Mark Molesworth Full moon rising; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During Joy of carrots; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During Who's walking whom?; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During Crab dinner; WestportNow.com; Phyllis Groner Witchy boat; WestportNow.com; Elena Radu

Regional Non-Daily Dancers wait to take center stage; Catholic Transcript; Karen O. Bray Mass of thanksgiving for pope; Catholic Transcript; Bob Mullen Christmas caroling; Litchfield County Times; Laurie Gaboardi Telling Santa; Litchfield County Times; Laurie Gaboardi

Photography > News Photo Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Residents dig themselves out; Connecticut Post; Ned Gerard Train derailment; Connecticut Post; Christian Abraham Anguished sentencing; Connecticut Post; Brian A. Pounds 1 dead in crash; Connecticut Post; Ned Gerard Mayor re-elected; New Haven Register; Arnold Gold New Haven mayor at plane crash; New Haven Register; Melanie Stengel Mayor and governor at plane crash; New Haven Register; Peter Hvizdak Special Forces pallbearer; New Haven Register; Mara Lavitt Sandy Hook parents; New Haven Register; Mara Lavitt Boston Marathon manhunt; New Haven Register; Mara Lavitt Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Rescuing a relic; News-Times; Michael Duffy Welcome home!; News-Times; Tyler Sizemore Ticket to ride; Record-Journal; Dave Zajac Vigil for drowning victim; The Day; Dana Jensen Sinking boat; The Day; Tim Cook Buried by a blizzard; The Day; Tim Cook Clemency hearing; The Day; Dana Jensen Troop sendoff; The Day; Tim Martin Bridge jumper; The Day; Tim Cook Tie fire; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Presidential comfort; The Day; Tim Cook Armed standoff; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Active shooter drill; The Day; Tim Martin Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Familiar visions give way to relief; Greenwich Time; Bob Luckey As good as it gets; Greenwich Time; Bob Luckey Route 68 crash; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Giving up the rifle; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Middletown Adult Education graduation; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Suspicious letter prompts lockdowns; Norwich Bulletin; Chris Voccio Part of me died with her; Norwich Bulletin; Aaron Flaum Renovated cathedral dazzles parish parishioners; Norwich Bulletin; John Shishmanian Deluge submerges Norwich streets; Norwich Bulletin; Robert Miller Bill bans dog discrimination; Norwich Bulletin; John Shishmanian Soldiers return home; Register Citizen; Tom Caprood Homeless children in Torrington; Register Citizen; John Berry Michael Skakel observes appeals proceedings; Stamford Advocate; Jason Rearick Tornado touches down; The Chronicle; Al Malpa Family watches home burn; The Chronicle; Al Malpa Willimantic St. Mary's fire; The Chronicle; Jonathan Alumbaugh

Willimantic shooter manhunt; The Chronicle; Marie Brennan Beating the heat; The Hour; Alex von Kleydorff

Regional Non-Daily Priests, deacons ordained in dual ceremony; Catholic Transcript; Lenora Sumsky Community Non-Daily Standing vigil; East Haven Courier; Kelley Fryer Online

Rapid intervention team "All back and safe"; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson For the love of a snake; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Snowfall brings winter beauty to Branford; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Bad end to Memorial Day; WestportNow.com; Dave Matlow Keeping an eye on the flames; WestportNow.com; Dave Matlow A father remembered; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During Iconic photojournalist Bill Eppridge, 75; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During WN on the scene: Istanbul protests; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During

Photography > Photo Essay Online $44M Branford Amtrak bridge widening moves forward; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Two tries to take down old bridge; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson Columbus discovers Branford; Branford Eagle; Mary Johnson WN on the scene: Venice Biennale; WestportNow.com; Helen Klisser During Goodbye to a Westport Marine; WestportNow.com; Douglas Healey Ringing in the New Year; WestportNow.com; Lynn U. Miller Photography > Photo Layout Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Yale and Quinnipiac play for national title; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino The blizzard of 2013; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino East Haven plane crash scene; New Haven Register; Peter Hvizdak Newtown's hope; Waterbury Republican-American; Bob Falcetti Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Adoption completes family; The Day; Tim Cook Valentine's weddings; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Amish fence building; The Day; Tim Martin Newtown to D.C.; The Day; Dana Jensen Swabs report in; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Fire performers in Torrington; Register Citizen; John Berry

Community Non-Daily Village fair days - the place to be in New Milford; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Norm Cummings, Trish Haldin Girl Scouts and their guys enjoy Sweetheart Dance; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Deborah Rose Studio D's youth dancers take center stage; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Trish Haldin Sky is the limit for Green Wave gymnasts; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Norm Cummings Holy Week at Sacred Heart Church; New Britain City Journal; Eva Gryk Photography > Sports Photo Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Safe at home; Connecticut Post; Christian Abraham Pole vaulter; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino High jumper; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Baseball celebration; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Catch and tackle; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Volleyball reaction; New Haven Register; Peter Casolino Swim race finish; New Haven Register; Mara Lavitt Hockey victory; New Haven Register; Arnold Gold Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Goal line dive; Record-Journal; Dave Zajac Pop-up; The Day; Dana Jensen Championship bound; The Day; Tim Martin Safe at home; The Day; Dana Jensen Crawling to the finish; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Lawnmower races; The Day; Tim Cook Walk-off win; The Day; Sean D. Elliot Pre-game prayer; The Day; Tim Martin On the fence; The Day; Tim Cook Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Xavier Falcons beat Fairfield Prep; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Wesleyan cather reacts; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Cromwell celebration; Middletown Press; Catherine Avalone Scoring the first run; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Go-ahead run scores; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Vineyard race shining star; Stamford Advocate; Lindsay Perry Equipment managers; The Chronicle; Al Malpa Community Non-Daily On target; New Britain City Journal; Eva Gryk Online Jumping for joy and on to World Series; WestportNow.com; Douglas Healey Second base acrobatics; WestportNow.com; Douglas Healey

Another memory for the Little Leaguers; WestportNow.com; Dave Matlow

Reporting > Arts & Entertainment Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Remembering Gustav Meier's 41 seasons; Connecticut Post; Phyllis A.S. Boros Forgotten Chapter; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant Sandy Hook sculpture; New Haven Register; Donna Doherty Shirley MacLaine's daughter; New Haven Register; Donna Doherty Exploring reading; New Haven Register; Donna Doherty Exuberance and unrest in the New City; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaughnessy That girl and that pearl; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaugnessy The sanctified sinner; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaughnessy Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Putting their backs into it; News-Times; Carolyn Mueller Where are the zombies coming from and why are they so popular?; Record-Journal; Jesse Buchanan At Lyman Allyn, an artful love; The Day; Kristina Dorsey Captain and conductor; The Day; Rick Koster Full bore, never boring; The Day; Lee Howard A world of flavor; The Day; Jenna Cho, Jill Blanchette Newspaper below 18,000 circulation St. Mary students to feature last school play this weekend; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr. Children's book illustrator recognized for life's work; Norwich Bulletin; Lauren Flaum Bradley: Show must go on; Norwich Bulletin; Lauren Flaum Local actress, Ilvi Dulack, looking to bring more creativity to Litchfield County; Register Citizen; Ryan Flynn

Community Non-Daily Great Caesar, great message; Harbor News; Meredith Crawford Hip hop artists roots in city; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci Magazine Violin virtuoso Sirena Huang to play Sibelius with Hartford Symphony; we're thinking epiphany; Connecticut Magazine; Douglas P. Clement Best Daym Takeout' with Connecticut's Daym debuts on Travel Channel tonight; Connecticut Magazine; Douglas P. Clement Arika Kane, the voice of VH1's 'Hollywood Exes,' brings her R&B to Toad's Place in New Haven; Connecticut Magazine; Douglas P. Clement Ireland's Great Hunger Museum; Connecticut Magazine; Cathy Ross Present at the creation: CPTV at 50; Connecticut Magazine; Patricia Grandjean Where Were You? documentary by Harry Moses to revisit November 22, 1963 tragedy; LCT Magazine; Kathryn Boughton Supersonic youth; Seasons Magazine; Diane Melton

Online

Lewis, Twain & Wells slept here; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner Puppet House's next life: a repertory theater; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Le Petit Cafs chef: You have to go earn it; Branford Eagle; Evan DeCarlo Steamy blues and breezes on Jesup Green; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio

Regional Non-Daily Salisbury actor writes 'Outside-the-Box' book on beating prostate cancer; Litchfield County Times; Kathryn Boughton Television Dancing with the Racebrook Stars; News 12; Tim Hahn Restoring glory; News 12; Kristi Olds, Jim Mennino A portrait of hope; News 12; Christopher Wood, Aaron Mesmer Flagpole Radio; News 12; Robert Cook Crowds ring out 2013 at Hartfords First Night festivities; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Andy Mihail CT man identified as Mystery Teen in Ringo Starr photo; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Bob Hoover Reporting > Business Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Taking charge; Connecticut Post; Tim Loh Price of water steadily rising; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling Sales call goes sour; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling Huge holes in the suburbs; Hartford Courant; Kenneth R. Goselin Old sins sink a banking deal; Hartford Courant; Kenneth R. Gosselin Seaweed offers lucrative future; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky Lobsters' decline in Long Island Sound; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky Tax puts Millstone nuclear plant at risk; New Haven Register; Luther Turmelle Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation The changing of the yard; The Day; Jennifer McDermott Milestone for a sound business; The Day; Lee Howard Rap song is music to Goodwill stores' ears; The Day; Deborah Straszheim Pfizer experts special in tracking down fake drugs; The Day; Lee Howard Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Brewery getting ready to open in Remington Rand building; Middletown Press; Alex Gecan Sweet Harmony moves to Main Street; Middletown Press; Matt Gantos Main Street pizzeria expansion is moving forward; Middletown Press; Alex Gecan National chain buys funeral home; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry Community Non-Daily Nov. 30: A Day to Support Small Business; East Haven Courier; Meredith Crawford Mossberg plans to stay in North Haven; North Haven Citizen; Daniel Jackson

Magazine Success stories; Connecticut Magazine; Leonard Felson, Charles Monagan, Andrew Brady, Ray Bendici, Alan Bisbort, Maria LaPiana, Pat Grandjean, Cathy Ross Conversations in franchising; elan Magazine; Rita Christopher, Julie Eckart Johnson Online Radio

37-Acre Costco plaza plan unveiled; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers & Diana Stricker A room divided: puppy sales pro and con; Branford Eagle; Sally Bahner and Marcia Chambers Historic Stony Creek Granite returns to NYC; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Developer to get $2.50 from state for every $1 invested; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski A Main Street record comes to an end; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Reason' to celebrate 30 years on West Bank; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio

Microfinance faces a remade future; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Nurturing homegrown business; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Growing global marketshare; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Microfinance faces a remade future; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Bridgewater move highlights debate on state incentives; WSHU; Dan Katz

Regional Non-Daily Lawyers using FOI Act to help win cases; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey A surge of "jail mail"; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey Television Four plus; News 12; Kristi Olds, Christopher Wood Sally's place; News 12; Matthew Cyr, Charles Gorra Juice companys donations support GMO labeling group; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Tom Mahoney New London businesses band together to fund police department; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Andy Mihail T-shirt shop says Amistad America Inc owes thousands; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Garett Allison Reporting > Feature Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Judge trades secure job for the toughest; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Mother speaks about losing her son; Connecticut Post; Brian Koonz Catherine's dream; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant Quiet millionaire's stunning donations; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating Life, death on film; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating Value judgment; Hartford Courant; Kathleen Megan More than skin deep; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant Finding a way back; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant A child full of kind deeds; Hartford Courant; Matthew Kauffman A politcal matriarch; Hartford Courant; Vanessa de la Torre Lines growing at soup kitchen; Hartford Courant; Michael Walsh Asa Waller helped liberate Dachau; Hartford Courant; Michael Walsh

Selling eerie remains; Hartford Courant; Jesse Leavenworth Their 59-year duet; Hartford Courant; Jesse Leavenworth Kelp, anyone?; Hartford Courant; William Weir Shining light on Hartford heroes; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling Rebel reformer, or a threat?; Hartford Courant; Julie Stagis Teacher's short but Tweet message; Hartford Courant; Julie Stagis Helping keep children safe; Hartford Courant; Julie Stagis Support of the online sort; Hartford Courant; Kathleen Megan Teens drink, parents enable; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey It's not just a women's disease; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista Special deliveryon I-91; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista Their perfect Valentine; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista Pain, and forgiveness; Hartford Courant; Hilda Munoz Afghan finds many cultural barriers in adjusting to U.S. life; New Haven Register; Adam Stuhlman Nothing hasn't changed in Newtown a year after shooting; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky Giant hogweed can hurt you; New Haven Register; Ed Stannard Descent into racism; New Haven Register; Ed Stannard Two escaped slaves; New Haven Register; Jim Shelton The role of a lifetime; Waterbury Republican-American; Tracey O'Shaughnessy Heloise gets the hints; Waterbury Republican-American; Carrie MacMillan R.I.P. at last; Waterbury Republican-American; Brynn Mandel Twilight for drive-ins; Waterbury Republican-American; Jonathan Shugarts

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation A light in the darkness; News-Times; Robert Miller Sowing seeds of kindness; News-Times; Nanci G. Hutson A special Thanksgiving; News-Times; Linda Tuccio-Koonz Staying sober on the streets; Record-Journal; Eve Britton Christian camp looks to start growing again; Record-Journal; Jesse Buchanan After a long drive, Gibane project manager makes herself at home working on Maloney; RecordJournal; Dan Brechlin A look at other Wallingfords: most smaller, one much older; Record-Journal; Andrew Ragali Tibetans find solace in community; The Day; Anna Isaacs A president who knows your name; The Day; Jennifer McDermott Weathering changing times; The Day; Judy Benson Witness to history; The Day; Betty J. Cotter Blindness looms, but life full for Ledyard girl; The Day; Anna Isaacs

Newspaper below 18,000 circulation A healing touch; Greenwich Time; Amanda Cuda Rising above the floods; Greenwich Time; Justin Pottle Middletown trainer helps tame Clydesdales; Middletown Press; Kaitlyn Schroyer Ternullo and his Legend Car making noise on area racetracks; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr.

Berlin native returns home with story to tell; New Britain Herald; Johnny J. Burnham Hope grows eternal in healing garden; New Britain Herald; Johnny J. Burnham Culture, access linked to swimming safety; Norwich Bulletin; Adam Benson Roads safer in sour economy; Norwich Bulletin; James Mosher DiCara reflects on first year at Torringtons FISH; Register Citizen; Jenny Golfin Mothers struggle to deal with their childrens addiction; Register Citizen; Isaac Avilucea Three decades under microscope; Stamford Advocate; Kate King From Columbia to Columbia; photographer visits town for cross-country book project; The Chronicle; Michelle Firestone

Reporting > Feature Community Non-Daily 'Eggers'practice ancient folk art from Ukraine; Cheshire Citizen; Joy VanderLek Ride of a lifetime marks 89th birthday; Cheshire Citizen; Joy VanderLek The era of the 20-something entrepreneurs; Darien News; Megan Spicer Family focuses on 'hard work' as farmers; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Deborah Rose Isaac walks the fashion runways of the world; Greater New Milford Spectrum; Susan Tuz Fueling funding for sustainable stoves; Guilford Courier; Pam Johnson Zombie residents wed in West Hartford; Middletown Press; Kathleen Schassler The forgotten homeless; New Britain City Journal; David Huck The Ivoryton Nine take the field; Valley Courier; Rita Christopher Magazine Battle lines; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Colonial newport; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Rockin' around Memphis; AAA Journeys; Karen A. Avitabile Connecticut Roller Derby: blood sisters of the flat track; Connecticut Magazine; David Holahan In their defense; Connecticut Magazine; Pat Grandjean Anna Murphy of Stafford Springs: future soccer star, philanthropist at 11; Connecticut Magazine; Douglas P. Clement Something wonderful is brewing in Connecticut; elan Magazine; Jason J. Marchi, Richard Esposito Made in the shade?; elan Magazine; Jason J. Marchi Something wonderful is brewing in Connecticut; elan Magazine; Jason J. Marchi From heels to hooves; Seasons Magazine; Theresa Anzaldua Life on the grid; Seasons Magazine; Theresa Sullivan Barger Teaching emotional intelligence; Seasons Magazine; Theresa Sullivan Barger Katharine Hepburn; Seasons Magazine; Sharon Hazard Online

How 1 teen saved Xmas (Bags); Branford Eagle; Nancy Barnes Bear moved on; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner Historys pages return to life; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner 1938 hurricane: In one suck the lollipop was gone"; Branford Eagle; Sally Bahner An immigrant journey to the Stony Creek Quarry; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner Communitys House turns 50; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner

Branford chief of detectives ends long career; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Sarge still remembers; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Fun soars at Camp Rising Sun; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Mental health team hits the road to help youth In crisis; Connecticut Health I-Team; Magaly Olivero A story about a uniquely beautiful place and a special family; Patch.com; Pem McNerney Farmingtons Mad Man and Wolf shine with sibling success; Patch.com; Jessie Sawyer Autism doesnt deter black belt; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Pogue joins library crowd for PBS series debut; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio

Radio Are we still the land of Yankee ingenuity?; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Marking 100th birthday with a swim for charity; WSHU; Alison Freeland Regional Non-Daily Couples' act of faith feeds the hungry for 28 years; Catholic Transcript; Mary Chalupsky 'Midnight Run' brings daylight to many lives; Catholic Transcript; Jack Sheedy Tiny relics of the Passion spur profound reaction; Catholic Transcript; Roberta Tuttle Mass transit: evangelizing migrants; Catholic Transcript; Karen O. Bray Going great guns; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey A gentleman and a gunfighter; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey J.S. Friedman delivers 'Moral Tails' of a mouse in book series; Litchfield County Times; Kathryn Boughton Bethlehem Abbey's 'Cheese Nun' to share her story in Litchfield talk; Litchfield County Times; Kathryn Boughton Noted illustrator Marc Simont, 97, of West Cornwall, dies; Litchfield County Times; Alice Tessier and Kathryn Boughton Television Out of sight; News 12; Dan Renzetti, Kathryn Hauser Wee warrior; News 12; Matthew Cyr, Andrea Cyr Choosing hope; News 12; Gillian Neff, Mark Gajda Growing sober; News 12; Andrew Christman, Kathryn Hauser Not really a sacrifice; News 12; John Dempsey, Andrew Christman, Erica Zaky A portrait of hope; News 12; Christopher Wood, Aaron Mesmer What would Daniel do?; WFSB; Kim Lucey Hartford teens honored for saving 17 people from apartment fire; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Matt Gosciminski Reporting > Feature Series Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Looking ahead, with Alzheimer's on the horizon; Hartford Courant; William Weir Learning to be blind; New Haven Register; Ed Stannard Military suicides in Connecticut; New Haven Register; Joe Amarante

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Thinking of Newtown; News-Times; Teresa Rousseau, Rob Cox, Roger Sprung, Rachel Basch, Brian Koonz At 67, this athlete's goals are extreme; Record-Journal; Eric Vo Destination series; The Day; Marisa Nadolny, Kristina Dorsey, Rick Koster, Betty Cotter Hurricane of '38; The Day; John Ruddy Community Non-Daily Dedicated to lives well lived; Valley Courier; Rita Christopher Magazine History; Seasons Magazine; Len Felson Radio Corporate citizenship; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Television Gaylord hospital; News 12; Amelie Wilson, Christopher Wood, Melissa Taberna Reporting > General Reporting Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Geography influences landmark vote as lawmakers respond to Sandy Hook; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Warrant: Boy was sex 'slave'; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey Warrant: Son made a threat; Hartford Courant; David Owens A fatal punch; Hartford Courant; David Owens Freed on bail - with his conviction vacated, Skakel goes home; Hartford Courant; David Owens A dark past of abusing women; Hartford Courant; Jesse Leavenworth, Christine Dempsey Mother cleared in son's death; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey Historic storm batters state; Hartford Courant; Jesse Leavenworth, Christine Dempsey Forever feisty; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating Bombs bring fears back; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant, William Weir Drugs keep users, police guessing; Hartford Courant; William Weir Hoping for another big shot; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating High water, high risk; Hartford Courant; Suzanne Carlson No quick fix for school bullying; Hartford Courant; Suzanne Carlson Everything's new, including security; Hartford Courant; Suzanne Carlson Old face erased; Hartford Courant; Kenneth R. Gosselin Residents fear land could be auctioned; Hartford Courant; Kenneth R. Gosselin School scares; Hartford Courant; Denise Buffa Out in the cold; Hartford Courant; Vanessa de la Torre Fired North Branford police officer; New Haven Register; Joe Amarante Panhandler's arrest raises questions; New Haven Register; Ed Stannard East Haven police officers' conduct; New Haven Register; Jennifer Swift Loopholes in drunken driving laws; New Haven Register; Luther Turmelle Parents opting kids out of standardized testing; New Haven Register; Rachel Chinapen

Protecting Rachel's legacy; Waterbury Republican-American; Bruno Matarazzo

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation A daughter's somber tour of Sandy Hook; News-Times; Dirk Perrefort Author of Asperger's book fears stigma after shootings; News-Times; Amanda Cuda City seeks ways to cut cost of Maloney work; Record-Journal; Dan Brechlin Ledyard boy, dog face illnesses together; The Day; Deborah Straszheim For Waterford veteran, battling PTSD was too tough a fight; The Day; Izaskun Larraneta History and mystery dug from Fishers Island; The Day; Anna Isaacs 'It's such a tragedy'; The Day; Kathleen Edgecomb Groton man's struggles fuel his drive to help others; The Day; Deborah Straszheim Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Center of discontent; Greenwich Time; Justin Pottle Daring cops recall boat chase; Greenwich Time; Brittany Lyte More eyes mean fewer falls; Greenwich Time; Amanda Cuda Suspense, surprise in BOE chair vote; Greenwich Time; Paul Schott Animal advocates protest new Elephant Encounter act at Durham Fair; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr. Group of veterans write about their life stories; Middletown Press; Heidi Hirvonen Miss USA Erin Brady comes home; Middletown Press; Jeff Mill East Hampton sergeant put on leave after alleged choking incident; Middletown Press; Jeff Mill DeMaria Farm seeks zoning regulation changes in oder to become sustainable; New Britain Herald; Johnny J. Burnham Berlin Mayor Salina receives send-off in last council meeting; New Britain Herald; Johnny J. Burnham Storm left swath of mayhem, death; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry, Marilyn Comrie Gun permit yanked? Appeal it; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry Meet Tuesday's winners; Norwich Bulletin; Ryan Blessing At Troop D, residents often left out in the cold; Norwich Bulletin; John Penney In heroin's grip; Register Citizen; Isaac Avilucea, Esteban L. Hernandez Police investigating 4 overdose deaths in less than a week; Register Citizen; Isaac Avilucea, Esteban L. Hernandez Litchfield County area runners, spectators recall terror of Boston Marathon bombing; Register Citizen; Esteban L. Hernandez Former football player Joan Toribio sentenced to 9 months in prison; Register Citizen; Isaac Avilucea Lockerbie 25 years on; Stamford Advocate; Maggie Gordon Deputy registrar pick sparks criticism; Stamford Advocate; Kate King A haunting discovery; Homeowners unearth a gravestone and a shocking story; The Chronicle; Louisa Owen Sonstroem Community Non-Daily Secrecy of energy contract worries councilors; Canton News; Andrew Ragali Seeking Sjolanders killer; Darien News; Megan Spicer Darien runner close to the site of explosions; Darien News; Megan Spicer

$25,000 reward brings lots of discussion; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci Chefs Do School Lunch' offers taste test to West Hartford community; West Hartford News; Kathleen Schassler Proposed puppy mill retail ban draws crowd; The Sound; Pam Johnson

Magazine State House for sale; Connecticut Magazine; Jennifer Swift, Chris Hoffman Oxford girl who aspires to be a chef can't eat; awaits transplant as family needs aid; Connecticut Magazine; Douglas P. Clement JFK at Choate: A lasting legacy 50 years after assassination; Connecticut Magazine; Ray Bendici Saving Maggie's farm; Connecticut Magazine; Ben Greenfield No more broken hearts; Connecticut Magazine; Patricia Grandjean Online

Two tries to take down old bridge beams; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner "Super model" plans run for First Selectman; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Democrats blast Republicans for musical chairs; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Help needed with feral feline relocation; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner Judge-shopping pays off for Desmonds killer; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Amendola gets 10 years for bashing ex-cop with baseball bat; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Cell phone service fast-tracked; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Long ER waits: half of CT hospitals over national average of 28 minutes; Connecticut Health ITeam; Kate Farrish Connecticut's trouble with seawalls; The Connecticut Mirror; Jan Ellen Spiegel Appraisals confirm state overpaid for parking garage, perhaps 10 times too much; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Lost election allows Republican state representative to collect pension and salary; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski DOT contractor gave $30,000 to Connecticut Democrats weeks after selection; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Westport 2025: Boldly going where no students have gone before; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Committee denial leaves homeowner feeling bamboozled; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio

Radio Norwalk, Conn. debates building in a floodplain; WSHU; Kaomi Goetz Regional Non-Daily A prosecutor's silence; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey DCF slams judge for delays; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey A fateful choice; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey Region 1 School Board mulls lawsuit against superintendent in closed session; Litchfield County Times; Kathryn Boughton Special Supplement Year in review; Norwich Bulletin; Marilyn Comrie, Brendan Cox, Aaron Flaum

Television Do you need a firetruck?; News 12; Mark Sogofsky, Kristi Olds Birds for Alex Burdo; News 12; Aaron J Cipollina Buddy; News 12; Frank Recchia, Dan Renzetti Haunted history; News 12; Kathryn Hauser, Christopher Wood, Melissa Taberna Bandit; News 12; Frank Recchia, Jim Mennino He's a trooper; News 12; Brandon Walker, Christopher Wood The new list of forbidden pet foods; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Garett Allison Residents angered by vandalism from busway platform; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Garett Allison Wreaths Across America stops in Connecticut en route to Arlington Cemetery; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Andy Mihail

Reporting > General Reporting Series Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Monsignor meth; Connecticut Post; Daniel Tepfer, Michael P. Mayko Aaron Hernandez coverage; Hartford Courant; Staff of the Hartford Courant Hartford Insurance investigation; Hartford Courant; Jenna Carlesso, Vanessa de la Torre, Edmund H. Mahony Newtown: The year after; Hartford Courant; staff of The Hartford Courant Amazon is, isn't, is coming to town; Hartford Courant; Steven Goode Whitey Buger trial; Hartford Courant; Edmund H. Mahony Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Critical timing; News-Times; Ken Dixon, John Pirro, Mike Mayko, Neil Vigdor, Dirk Perrefort, Nanci G. Hutson Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Blight in Torrington; Register Citizen; Kate Hartman Community Non-Daily Branford considers a gun ordinance; The Sound; Pam Johnson Magazine Front row; Connecticut Magazine; Patricia Grandjean Online Blizzard brings Branford to a halt; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers, Sally E. Bahner & Mary Johnson Westport Little Leaguers compete in World Series -- town bursts with pride; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Television Breaking barriers; News 12; Dan Renzetti, Kathryn Hauser Sandy Hook: Tributes to the lost; WFSB; WFSB News Team, Dana Neves, News Director

Reporting > In-Depth Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Collared; Connecticut Post; Michael P. Mayko, Daniel Tepfer, Anne Amato, MariAn Gail Brown Finding a way back; Hartford Courant; Matthew Sturdevant Police cuts hurt anti-gun efforts; shootings rose as task force shrank; Hartford Courant; Jenna Carlesso Raising Adam Lanza - A life of instability; Hartford Courant; Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner Cautious energy plan; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling At Pratt, a quest for quiet new engine noticed for what tt's not - loud; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling CRRA tries to tap new energy subsidies; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling Suspending children, state's numbers called disturbing age 6 and younger; Hartford Courant; Kathleen Megan Better behavior; Hartford Courant; Kathleen Megan Learning curve; Hartford Courant; Kathleen Megan Shattered trust, shaken town; Hartford Courant; David Owens Dead trees pose hazard in state parks; New Haven Register; Michelle Tuccitto Sullo A year after Super-Storm Sandy; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Letters show a life rich in love and courage; News-Times; Eileen FitzGerald Braddock trial like a B movie; Record-Journal; Mary Ellen Godin Facing Derynoski parents' concern, Bread for Life seeks to correct 'major misconception'; Record-Journal; Farrah Duffany, Mary Ellen Godin Leading up to all - day K; Record-Journal; Eric Vo A night downtown; The Day; Kathleen Edgecomb, Kimberly Drelich and Greg Smith More guns than people; The Day; Greg Smith Newspaper below 18,000 circulation A history of bullying; Greenwich Time; Brittany Lyte Sheltering a population unseen; Greenwich Time; Justin Pottle Complex equation; Greenwich Time; Paul Schott Transgender cop talks about 'hostile work environment'; Middletown Press; Kaitlyn Schroyer Middletown cafeteria inspections show minor issues; Middletown Press; Viktoria Sundqvist Guns effective tool for suicidal; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry Multi-grade class plan at Warren School upsets some parents; Register Citizen; Ryan Flynn Victim bullied after rape allegations against Torrington football players; Register Citizen; Jessica Glenza Organizations work to help homeless in Torrington, Litchfield County find shelter, improve lives; Register Citizen; Esteban L. Hernandez Mom of alleged Torrington rape victim: Son was bullied by teammates before assault; Register Citizen; Jessica Glenza Feliz Navidad and a Happy New Year; The Chronicle; Louisa Owen Sonstroem Mark LaPlaca talks about being abused as a child; The Chronicle; Michelle Firestone Community Non-Daily

The year of the acronym: CCSS, SEED, CCT, SLOs; Harbor News; Becky Coffey Details released on Pudlin hiring; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci After Sandy Hook towns checked security, sought normalcy - At one year, a look back:; North Haven Citizen; Daniel Jackson Branford Town Clerk speaks out; The Sound; Pam Johnson Jolies cancer story is other peoples story, too; Valley Courier; Rita Christopher

Magazine Powder Ridge returns for 2013-14 ski season; Connecticut Magazine; Viktoria Sundqvist The rising Latino tide; Connecticut Magazine; Alan Bisbort The power & the infamy; Connecticut Magazine; Tom Connor "Pay Connecticut car taxes? Our 'ouch' map: Hartford's bill seven times Salisbury's for same car; Connecticut Magazine; Jennifer Swift Online Facebook group digs deep into long-ago double murder/suicide case; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner Shelley Marcus squeaks by; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers School officials wait to notify police about school bomb threat until afterwards; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Connecticut High Court to hear Wang case quandary; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers As seas rise, so do homes; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Do you live in a flood plain?; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Bambi is not shooting back; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker High use of antipsychotics in nursing homes stirs concerns, reforms; Connecticut Health I-Team; Lisa Chedekel NU execs shine brightest as source of cash for Connecticut's Democratic Party; The Connecticut Mirror; Mark Pazniokas African Americans overrepresented in state mental health facilities; Hartford Guardian; Adam Stuhlman, Ann Marie Mesquita Rell early retirement plan responsible for $60 million of current deficit; cost of vacation and sick; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Mutiny? Connecticut militia members sue state; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Hartford gets $47 million for students who left its schools; Raising Hale; Suzanne Bates Radio Eurozone troubles cause Connecticut ripples; WNPR; Sujata Srinivasan Gun incident at Chuck E. Cheese prompts scrutiny of gun permit appeals board; WSHU; Dan Katz Regional Non-Daily Triggerfish and tower dumps; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey Tick bite leads to $41.7 million verdict; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey Television Progression of a dream; News 12; Brandon Walker, Dan Renzetti Answering a call; News 12; Kristi Olds, Christopher Wood

Reaching Kyle; News 12; Gillian Neff, Mark Gajda Kids in crisis; WFSB; Kim Lucey

Reporting > In-Depth Series Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Inside the great divide; Connecticut Post; Tim Loh Waiting to inhale; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon, Tim Loh, Bill Cummings, Denis J. O'Malley, Brian Lockhart Newtown: The year after; Hartford Courant; staff of The Hartford Courant Profile of the Connecticut heroin user; New Haven Register; Mark Zaretsky Shootings in New Haven; New Haven Register; Rich Scinto Police brutality in Connecticut; New Haven Register; Michelle Tuccitto Sullo The looming dementia crisis; Waterbury Republican-American; Brynn Mandel, Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Carrie MacMillan Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Spreading the help/Dozens of charities have sprung up; News-Times; Dirk Perrefort, Nanci G. Hutson Newspaper below 18,000 circulation What is the Common Core?; Greenwich Time; Paul Schott John Barry buys a gun; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry Dangerous water: Well contamination a statewide problem; Stamford Advocate; Kate King Online Connecticut's budget crisis, and why you should care about it; The Connecticut Mirror; Keith M. Phaneuf Television Lessons from Columbine; WFSB; Robert Goulston / Reporter, Brian Elba / Photographer, Tracy Furey / Executive Producer Reporting > Investigative Series Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Power play; Connecticut Post; Bill Cummings and Eric Nalder Bridgeport's "driveway" debacle; Connecticut Post; Brian Lockhart, Daniel Tepfer Fired teacher, troubled past; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista, Steven Goode, Christine Dempsey Fragile lives, needless deaths; Hartford Courant; Dave Altimari, Matthew Kauffman, Josh Kovner Doc Hurley Foundation investigation; Hartford Courant; Matthew Kauffman, Vanessa de la Torre Special education in Connecticut; New Haven Register; Michelle Tuccitto Sullo, Pamela McLoughlin Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Tracking overdose 'edidemic' is difficult; Record-Journal; Mary Ellen Godin Online Investigating court appointed child advocates; Raising Hale; Jordan Otero

Television The lawsuit lady; WFSB; Eric Parker, Margaret Lohmiller Mitochondrial mystery: The Justina Pelletier case; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Dan Putnam Reporting > Investigative Story Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Dairy settles school milk flap; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Stricter laws, fewer tickets; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista DMV says teen broke curfew; Hartford Courant; David Owens After 15 years, a big break; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Dave Altimari Killer had record of domestic abuse; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey State inherits a windfall; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation State audits nonprofit's spending habits; The Day; Judy Benson Special report: traffic stops; The Day; Sasha Goldstein Assessing the response; News-Times; John Pirro A look at suspicious activity reports; Record-Journal; Jesse Buchanan Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Middletown spent $7.47 million on overtime in three years; Middletown Press; Viktoria Sundqvist Diversity push gets results; Norwich Bulletin; Adam Benson NPU's salary, OT costs rising fast; Norwich Bulletin; Adam Benson Bullying log records absent, district compliance inconsistent; Register Citizen; Jessica Glenza Cafeteria confidential; Stamford Advocate; Maggie Gordon Community Non-Daily Questionable deal; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci City overpays; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci Magazine Blonde, blue-eyed and gone; Connecticut Magazine; M. William Phelps Mob story; Connecticut Magazine; Chris Hoffman Online Branford ballot boo-boo; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Who gets the lawn?; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers State's child care oversight: minimal monitoring, lax enforcement; Connecticut Health I-Team; Lisa Chedekel Newtown school shooting prompts renewed to call to address violence in Hartford and other cities; Hartford Guardian; Adam Stuhlman Supreme Court nominee used Gmail account for official duties; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Legislature deletes emails after 21 days; Raising Hale; Zachary Janowski Legislator makes six figures at state-funded nonprofit; Raising Hale; Jordan Otero

Regional Non-Daily Trib 20: Unpredictable year spurred unexpected growth; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey Colt under fire; Connecticut Law Tribune; Thomas B. Scheffey A silent culture of acceptance surrounds the use of ADHD drugs on campuses; Hartford Advocate; Christopher Burns Television The killing road; News 12; Dan Renzetti, Kathryn Hauser, Matt Grindle, Andrea Cyr The accidental spy; News 12; Matthew Cyr, Andrea Cyr, Rebecca Surran The dating game; News 12; Anna Gunther, Dan Renzetti, Brandon Walker A family's fight for the Ghazal Mart; WFSB; Kim Lucey Hospital holds West Hartford girl for 9 months after parents argue diagnosis; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Dan Putnam Is costly gunshot detection system worth the price?; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Ryan Bernat, John Krebs FOX CT investigates: Shed company with dozens of complaints; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Josh Hartmann Reporting > Spot News Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Nightmare commute; Connecticut Post; Denis J. O'Malley and Brian Lockhart Father of Newtown victim heckled at hearing; Connecticut Post; Ken Dixon Historic storm battles state - snowfall amounts set records; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey, Jesse Leavenworth George says he's not honest; Hartford Courant; Christopher Keating Deaths shock small town; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Kelly Glista, Christine Dempsey My sweet angels; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista, Vanessa de la Torre, David Owens Man admits killing his mother; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Kelly Glista 2 face sexual assault charges; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Christine Dempsey Police: murder suspect on PCP; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Christine Dempsey Campus larm; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Christine Dempsey Officer ambushed; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Hilda Munoz Police: dad hosted parties; Hartford Courant; David Owens, Hilda Munoz Report hints at a motive; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey From Russia, a call home; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey Police: Bodega as sex shop; Hartford Courant; Kelly Glista, Hilda Munoz Parish pulls together; Hartford Courant; Hilda Munoz Deadly week brings action; Hartford Courant; Hilda Munoz Tragedy on way home; Hartford Courant; Hilda Munoz Sales call goes sour; Hartford Courant; Brian Dowling A dark past of abusing women; Hartford Courant; Christine Dempsey, Jesse Leavenworth East Haven plane crash live coverage; New Haven Register; New Haven Register staff Yale campus lockdown; New Haven Register; Jim Shelton University of New Haven campus lockdown; New Haven Register; Ed Stannard

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation 'It's such a tragedy'; The Day; Izaskun Larraneta and Kimberly Drelich Buried; The Day; Anna Isaacs, David Collins, Claire Bessette, Joe Wojtas, Kimberly Drelich Honoring T.J.; News-Times; Denis J. O'Malley Lanza's secret arsenal; News-Times; Bill Cummings, John Pirro, Ken Dixon Two children die in early morning crash; Record-Journal; Farrah Duffany, Mary Ellen Godin Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Neighborhood shaken after ambush; Suspect in custody after officer shot, body found; The Chronicle; Jonathan Stankiewicz Bullied student commits suicide; Greenwich Time; Brittany Lyte and Paul Schott Fright at fest: 13 injured, two serious when "swing" ride malfunctions; The Hour; Matt Kiernan NFL's Amari Spievey arrested after fight over child support; Middletown Press; Viktoria Sundqvist Man falls to his death at Wadsworth Falls; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr. Cromwell police shooting first in department's 28-year history; Middletown Press; Jeff Mill Fire levels 'landmark' church built in 1850; Norwich Bulletin; Adam Benson Dog saves life of choking owner; Norwich Bulletin; John Barry New Hartford home invasion, robbery planned in prison; Register Citizen; Ryan Flynn Online

Stony Creek Beach reopens after razor sharp oyster invasion; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker Get this man a laptop!; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Settlement at high noon; Branford Eagle; Marcia Chambers Email? What email?; Branford Eagle; Diana Stricker & Marcia Chambers $44M Branford Amtrak bridge widening moves forward; Branford Eagle; Sally E. Bahner State, town officials investigating cause of early morning fire that destroyed downtown building; Patch.com; Pem McNerney and UGC contributed by North Madison Volunteer Fire Co. Deputy Chief: Suspect on campus our worst fear; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Schools $2 million budget blunder; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio Malloy: Thinks every day about Sandy Hook; WestportNow.com; James Lomuscio M.E.: Woman in river died of blunt impact injuries; WestportNow.com; Gordon Joseloff

Television White Sabbath; News 12; John Dempsey No occupants remaining; News 12; Christopher Wood Bridgeports bravest; News 12; Mark Sogofsky, Aaron Mesmer Gunman loose in Willimantic; WFSB; Kim Lucey Police search Fairfield home of UNH lockdown suspect; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Bob Hoover Body of 6-year-old recovered in New London; beach to be closed Friday; WTIC TV; Beau Berman, Garett Allison Sports > Sports Column Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Beating the streets not an easy feat; Connecticut Post; Kevin Duffy Newtown doctor making a difference; Hartford Courant; Lori Riley

Hidden ivy; Hartford Courant; Jeff Jacobs It's time for Halowaty to call it a career; Hartford Courant; Jeff Jacobs Hoosiers' - The real story is just as sweet; Hartford Courant; Jeff Jacobs His first season in the books, Kevin Ollie looks to build future at UConn; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore What came first for the Red Sox, the winning or the chemistry?; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore As Jade Strawberry plays volleyball, her famous father watches - and supports; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore Passing of Tim Taylor; New Haven Register; Chip Malafronte Death of young football player; New Haven Register; Chip Malafronte

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation I'll stick with the hometown boys; Record-Journal; Bryant Carpenter Twilight baseball:; Record-Journal; Ken Lipshez Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Nancy left her mark with Patriots; The Chronicle; Richard Zalusky It's a young man's game; Greenwich Time; David Fierro Triple threat; Greenwich Time; David Fierro Magical run for Coginchaug Little League; Middletown Press; Jimmy Zanor Community Non-Daily Pinstripe press; New Britain City Journal; Robin Vinci Sports > Sports Feature Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Unified in sports, and in spirit; Hartford Courant; Lori Riley Small town, big win; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz Staying strong; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz Thinking win; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz Bouncing back from his failures; Hartford Courant; Mike Anthony A coach's challenge: calculate, motivate; Hartford Courant; Mike Anthony Bill Detrick: A man of the arena; Hartford Courant; Mike Anthony Smooth player, smooth talker; Hartford Courant; Paul Doyle Before the terror, two truimphs; Hartford Courant; Lori Riley UConn Baseball Coach Jim Penders offers part of his liver to former teammate; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore The many sides of Shabazz Napier; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore Through A Long Lost Tape, The Legend of Smoky Joe Wood Comes to Life; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore Notre Dame soccer siblings; New Haven Register; Chris Hunn UConn social media recruiting; New Haven Register; Jim Fuller Ty Cobb's ties to New Haven; New Haven Register; Chip Malafronte Connecticut's Matt Harvey; New Haven Register; David Borges UConn's Amida Brimah; New Haven Register; David Borges Felicia Barron of Quinnipiac basketball; New Haven Register; Mary Albl

Coach Robby shines; Waterbury Republican-American; Quannah Leonard Impressive job for a program without a track; Waterbury Republican-American; Kyle Brennan

Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Heather Buck eyes the finish line; The Day; Vickie Fulkerson After a close call, coach celebrates life as a new mom; The Day; Vickie Fulkerson Love and hell on four wheels; Record-Journal; Sean Krofssik The life and times of a pitcher; Record-Journal; Ken Lipschez The days of summer; Record-Journal; Ken Lipshez A true ace; Record-Journal; Bryant Carpenter Once upon a time at a race track by the sea; Record-Journal; Bryant Carpenter Newspaper below 18,000 circulation Comeback queen; Greenwich Time; David Fierro Six decades later, Portland sports architect Arnie Liscombe still on the sidelines; Middletown Press; Jimmy Zanor Middlefield QB Tim Boyle debuts at UConn Saturday; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr. Baseball blossoms in Kenya, with local help; Norwich Bulletin; Brett Poirier Mason's wish comes true; Norwich Bulletin; Owen Poole Former Whips ride for autism; The Chronicle; Rich Zalusky Misha Dworken continues to produce MLB talent; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Gilbert / Northwesterns Tony Oritz Jr. is running out of fathers shadow; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Former Twister, Andrew Albers is making most of his opportunity in the MLB; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Baseball's in Scribner family; Register Citizen; Peter Wallace Community Non-Daily Father figure: George Pinho leaves lasting legacy at Woodland; Citizen's News; Kyle Brennan Greenberg granted another grab at bigs with Orioles; Guilford Courier; John Lecardo Social media makes its way to high school athletics; The Source; PJ Foti Luciani steps down after 39 years as Valleys beloved running coach; Valley Courier; Holly D'Addio Magazine Blood sisters of the fast track; Connecticut Magazine; David Holahan Armed for glory; Connecticut Magazine; Erik Ofgang The overachiever; Connecticut Magazine; Terese Karmel Hoop dreams: Kevin Ollie has his dream job, now comes the hard part; Hartford Magazine; Dom Amore Television Orator Jim; News 12; Jim Mennino, Jeremy Steel, Damian Andrew Road to glory; News 12; Kristi Olds, Christopher Wood They call me molasses; News 12; Dan Renzetti, Kristi Olds Basketball a world away; News 12; Mark Sudol, Andrew Christman

Bernie football; News 12; Fred Gertainy, Robert Cook

Sports > Sports News Newspaper above 40,000 circulation Shabazz Napier's last-second shot give UConn a win over Florida; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore UConn eliminated from NCAA Basbeall Tournament after a remarkable run; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore UConn ends special season with dramatic, but empty win; Hartford Courant; Dom Amore Duke ascends to royalty; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz Blue Knights rally for title; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz Bears overcome 21-point deficit en route to title; Hartford Courant; Tom Yantz A sad day - Hartford mourns former Weaver, Notre Dame star Asaph Schwapp; Hartford Courant; Paul Doyle Sweeter at home; Hartford Courant; Paul Doyle Westport goes to Little League World Series; New Haven Register; Mary Albl Yale-Quinnipiac national championship game; New Haven Register; Bill Cloutier Kaynor Tech earns respect with rare win over city foe; Waterbury Republican-American; Kyle Brennan Newspaper at 18,000 to 40,000 circulation Face of the state; The Day; Vickie Fulkerson Tempest in a Tech school teapot?; Record-Journal; Sean Krofssik Newspaper below 18,000 circulation PGA legend Billy Casper leads clinic, fields questions at Lyman Orchards; Middletown Press; Michael T. Lyle Jr. Valley seniors' journey ends with another championship; Middletown Press; Jimmy Zanor Torringtons Gaitan Rodriguez brings new look to Red Raider football; Register Citizen; Pete Paguaga Nonnewaug sets a torrid pace for Berkshire League wrestling; Register Citizen; Peter Wallace Community Non-Daily Simply the best once again; The Sound; Chris Piccirillo Television The long drive; News 12; Jim Mennino, Damian Andrew I wanna go fast; News 12; Kristi Olds, Christopher Wood Take me out to the ballgame; News 12; Mark Sogofsky, Kylee Knoles Strongest woman; News 12; Kathryn Hauser, Lori Golias Video Storytelling Television Mark Sogofsky composite; News 12; Mark Sogofsky Christopher Wood composite; News 12; Christopher Wood Jim Mennino composite; News 12; Jim Mennino Lori Golias composite; News 12; Lori Golias Matthew Cyr composite; News 12; Matthew Cyr

Dan Renzetti composite; News 12; Dan Renzetti