A federal judge has ordered a week-long stay in the eviction of the occupy folks on the New Haven Green, although a few arrests were reported.
Barbara Jo Warner has no problem finding parents eager to enroll their children in her Hartford preschool. But some of these parents do have a hard time figuring out where they are going to find $13,000 a year to send their child to the school. U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy with Mary Rose Duberek with her […]
One of the staunchest opponents of capital punishment in modern Connecticut legislative history was on hand Tuesday to enjoy the anticipated historic House vote to send a repeal bill to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Former Rep. William Dyson, a New Haven Democrat who spearheaded several repeal efforts in the 1980s and 1990s, said a combination […]
U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy’s campaign for U.S. Senate said Wednesday night it has raised over $855,000 in the first quarter of 2012, boosting his cash on hand by about $500,000 to nearly $3 million. He now has raised $4.24 million and has almost $3 million cash on hand. The rest of the crowded field for […]
After eight months or so of all manner of weather indignity, an ominously warm winter and don’t forget that earthquake last August, we may just be getting to the really bad stuff. Spring, and eventually summer, look to be arriving with a smorgasbord of pestilence, disease, critters, drought and more. Many of those whose livelihoods […]
Hartford — A relieved Connecticut Republican establishment embraced Mitt Romney on the first day of his general-election campaign Wednesday, enjoying the clarity brought to the presidential race by the abrupt end of Rick Santorum’s campaign. “What a great day!” Republican State Chairman Jerry Labriola yelled, introducing Romney. “I can’t think of a better place to […]
On an 86-62 vote, the House of Representatives gave final legislative approval Wednesday night to a bill repealing the death penalty for future crimes, leaving Connecticut one step away from becoming the 17th state to abolish capital punishment. The bill, which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has pledged to sign, advanced after a 9 1/2-hour debate […]