August Catch-Up



The Laurel has some catching up to do. Between power outages, trees on houses, and watered-down vacations, there are a lot of topics we haven’t been able to cover.

In no particular order:

We’re concerned some newsrooms that have been vacated during COVID are never coming back.

The Hartford City Council is considering a resolution urging Hartford Courant major shareholder Alden Global Capital to “cease any layoffs that have decimated the staff.”

Chris Powell’s take on readership of city newspapers.

Consummate good guy Bob Maxon celebrated 25 years on-air in Connecticut.

Adria Watson has joined CT Mirror as an education and communities reporter.