Advocates say some towns, like Branford, favor elderly complexes as a way to prevent construction of affordable housing for families.
The section of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor from New Haven to the Rhode Island border, which has hugged the state’s shoreline for more than 100 years, includes stretches of rail already vulnerable to storms and flooding. As climate change exacerbates the risks, just about that entire line is believed to be in some level of jeopardy. The second of two stories.
Branford – Ted Kennedy Jr. made his debut as a candidate for public office Tuesday, blessed and burdened by a name that makes instant allies and passionate enemies of perfect strangers. His uncles and father began earlier, sights set on Congress or beyond. Kennedy, 52, is running for the part-time Connecticut General Assembly.
The arrival of Ted Kennedy Jr. as a potential Democratic candidate for state senator may turn out to be a game changer along part of the Connecticut shoreline.