Category Archives: Departures

Courchesne Revving Up

Shawn Courchesne, the Courant’s expert on all things NASCAR, is taking the entrepreneurial route as he leaves the company. Here’s what he writes in this farewell piece: In the not too distant future, hopefully within a month or so, I will be launching a new website devoted to motorsports that will have a focus on [...]


Bill Ryan Has Died

I am sorry to report that Bill Ryan, former Courant columnist, master reporter and a natural-born story-teller, has died. Here’s his obituary.


Cohen Departs Conservatively

This comment from Laurence Cohen is making the rounds: …after 16 years, my regular Courant column-writing days are over. Still doing columns for Hart. Business Journal, Waterbury R-A, and Banker & Tradesman, in Boston. Larry has been writing for The Courant in some capacity or another for a long, long time; and of course everyone’s [...]


Helen Ubinas Announces Her Departure

Helen Ubinas has always been blunt. So it is no surprise that she stays in character while announcing her departure from The Courant. This is a huge loss for the newspaper and hopefully a fresh start for Helen, who has put many a deserving big shot — from the governor on down — in his [...]

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