Writer/Journalist; home Connecticut. A graduate of the University of Connecticut my work has been recognized with five Society of Professional Journalists, CT Chapter awards. In addition to Connecticut publications, I have written for the New York Times and the Boston Globe.


On newsandviewsjb I offer original stories about people, places and events in Connecticut and other parts of New England. As well ~ for newsandviewsjb ~ I write occasional essays, commentaries & three series ~ “Destination”, “Mom’s Recipe Box” and a floral/plant series. Followers can enjoy lots of original photography ! To date I have not received financial compensation for my work on this site.


Having been reposted by readers, newsandviewsjb articles and photos are featured on numerous sites: the welcoming page for Center Perk in Manchester, CT;  Manchester Historical Society; Connecticut Army National Guard facebook page; Ct Trees of Honor; Ellington Farmer’s Market; Manchester Arts Commission; Abbot’s Lobster -in-the Rough; and many more.