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Connecticut teen shot by police Saturday night dies - San Francisco Chronicle

Connecticut teen shot by police Saturday night dies  San Francisco Chronicle

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old Connecticut man shot by police after allegedly driving toward an officer during an attempted traffic stop last ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:15 pm


Madison Lyric Stage Presents Connecticut Premiere Of OF MICE AND MEN - Broadway World

Madison Lyric Stage Presents Connecticut Premiere Of OF MICE AND MEN  Broadway World

Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the Connecticut premier of the American ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:04 pm


NWS: May will be much warmer with less rain - CTPost

NWS: May will be much warmer with less rain  CTPost

After 16 days of measurable rainfall this month, comes some good news from the Climate Prediction Center. Recommended Video. Speed. Normal. Quality. Auto.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:17 am


Two rival politicians accused each other of using drugs. The result was a showdown at a urinalysis lab. - Washington Post

Two rival politicians accused each other of using drugs. The result was a showdown at a urinalysis lab.  Washington Post

As it turns out, the two Connecticut Democrats aren't the first to submit to a drug screening in hopes of scoring political points.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:11 am


Time to restrict eminent domain in Connecticut - Hartford Courant

Time to restrict eminent domain in Connecticut  Hartford Courant

Connecticut should join the rest of the nation in protecting property rights, and stop being the poster child for everything that goes wrong when the government ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:03 am


Brookfield manufacturer opens pair of China plants - CTPost

Brookfield manufacturer opens pair of China plants  CTPost

Photronics opened two new manufacturing facilities in China that will employ 240 people combined, with the company producing photomask plates that focus ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:50 am


Lawsuit claims Connecticut fertility clinic switched embryos - WTNH.com

Lawsuit claims Connecticut fertility clinic switched embryos  WTNH.com

TRUMBULL, Conn. (WTNH) -- A now-closed Connecticut fertility clinic is the subject of a lawsuit claiming that the incorrect embryo-sperm combination resulted ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Connecticut River flooding closes roads in Dalton | Public Safety - The Union Leader

Connecticut River flooding closes roads in Dalton | Public Safety  The Union Leader

DALTON — In what some say is an almost annual rite of spring, the Connecticut River overflowed New Hampshire Route 135 here on Monday, closing sections ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:19 am


Woman Run Over By Own SUV: PD; Bear Sightings; Lottery Winners - Patch.com

Woman Run Over By Own SUV: PD; Bear Sightings; Lottery Winners  Patch.com

Monday's Top News From Around Connecticut - Across Connecticut, CT - CT man charged in international manslaughter case/ $500K for sports memorabilia/ ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:28 am


Connecticut Family Claims Student Was Expelled From Prep School For Having 'Politically Incorrect Views': Lawyer - Newsweek

Connecticut Family Claims Student Was Expelled From Prep School For Having 'Politically Incorrect Views': Lawyer  Newsweek

A Connecticut family has filed a lawsuit against a college preparatory school in the state seeking monetary damages for their son, whom they alleged was ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:49 am


On Earth Day, Connecticut Appellate Court Considers Elephant Rights - GlobeNewswire

On Earth Day, Connecticut Appellate Court Considers Elephant Rights  GlobeNewswire

The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) argued in a nearly hour-long hearing that its elephant clients Beulah, Karen, and Minnie are persons with the right to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:16 pm


Expanded Connecticut lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma fraudulently transferred money to avoid liability in opioid - Hartford Courant

Expanded Connecticut lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma fraudulently transferred money to avoid liability in opioid  Hartford Courant

Attorney General William Tong has expanded the state's lawsuit against Stamford opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma, laying out new details of the company's ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:30 pm


CT income tax receipts appear stable for first time in years - CTPost

CT income tax receipts appear stable for first time in years  CTPost

After watching Connecticut income tax receipts fluctuate by hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two years, state officials appear to be getting off the fiscal ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:26 pm


Fight to Free Zoo's Elephants Stumbles in Connecticut Court - Courthouse News Service

Fight to Free Zoo's Elephants Stumbles in Connecticut Court  Courthouse News Service

HARTFORD, Conn. (CN) — An activist group fighting to free three elephants from a Connecticut petting zoo urged an appeals court Monday to revive their case.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:45 pm


Pete Buttigieg makes fundraising inroads in Connecticut for his presidential campaign - Hartford Courant

Pete Buttigieg makes fundraising inroads in Connecticut for his presidential campaign  Hartford Courant

Don't look now, but Pete Buttigieg has more contributors in Connecticut than Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren or Kirsten Gillibrand. Surging in the Democratic ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:55 pm


Class Action Filed Against Outback Steakhouse for Allegedly Underpaying Servers | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

Class Action Filed Against Outback Steakhouse for Allegedly Underpaying Servers | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

Florida-based Outback Steakhouse chain has been hit with a prospective class action alleging it underpaid its servers at nine Connecticut locations.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:35 pm


Connecticut Protesters Continue Week of Demonstrations After Officer-Involved Shooting of Unarmed Black Couple Near Yale Campus - The Root

Connecticut Protesters Continue Week of Demonstrations After Officer-Involved Shooting of Unarmed Black Couple Near Yale Campus  The Root

Protesters say they won't stop demonstrating until two officers involved in the shooting of two unarmed black people near Yale University's campus are fired.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


CT health experts: Gun violence should be treated like an epidemic - CTPost

CT health experts: Gun violence should be treated like an epidemic  CTPost

HARTFORD — While Connecticut has passed legislation in recent years to strengthen laws on gun ownership, those who champion the issue concede there is ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:18 pm


Nader urges Connecticut governor to reject community college consolidation - CTPost

Nader urges Connecticut governor to reject community college consolidation  CTPost

Add Ralph Nader to the list of those who think consolidating the state's 12 community colleges into one is a bad idea. Nader, the quintessential consumer ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:13 pm


Bear Euthanized After Entering Home: Patch PM - Patch.com

Bear Euthanized After Entering Home: Patch PM  Patch.com

Bear Euthanized After Entering Home: Patch PM - Across Connecticut, CT - Teen on life support after officer-involved shooting/ Lorraine Warren's death notice ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:51 pm


Little Variation In Latest High School Softball Poll - Patch.com

Little Variation In Latest High School Softball Poll  Patch.com

Little Variation In Latest Softball Poll - Across Connecticut, CT - Eight teams remained the same, one moved up and another cracked the top 10 in the most ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:35 pm


Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72 - Fox News

Longtime Connecticut AP broadcast editor dies at 72  Fox News

Steve Feica, a news director at AM radio stations in Connecticut in the 1970s who went on to a nearly 30-year career as a broadcast editor with The Associated ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:19 pm


Mercy Quaye debuts as Hearst CT columnist - CTPost

Mercy Quaye debuts as Hearst CT columnist  CTPost

A new weekly column by Mercy Quaye debuts statewide this week in Hearst Connecticut Media newspapers. “Subtext” will offer readers a lesser-examined ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:07 pm


Paul Simon’s Connecticut estate is on the market for $14M - The Real Deal

Paul Simon’s Connecticut estate is on the market for $14M  The Real Deal

Paul Simon has put his Connecticut estate on the market, and is willing to take a loss.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:41 pm


Six Connecticut pizza joints among Daily Meal’s ’56 Greatest Old-School Pizzerias’ - Hartford Courant

Six Connecticut pizza joints among Daily Meal’s ’56 Greatest Old-School Pizzerias’  Hartford Courant

A recent list from The Daily Meal confirmed what Connecticut pizza fans already know: the state is home to some of “America's 56 Greatest Old-School Pizzerias.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:12 pm


Powder Hill Dinosaur Park – Middlefield, Connecticut - Atlas Obscura

Powder Hill Dinosaur Park – Middlefield, Connecticut  Atlas Obscura

Discover Powder Hill Dinosaur Park in Middlefield, Connecticut: This petite park lets visitors see and touch examples of fossilized dinosaur tracks.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:03 pm


Westfield Bank Announces Plans to Expand Its Connecticut Footprint - GlobeNewswire

Westfield Bank Announces Plans to Expand Its Connecticut Footprint  GlobeNewswire

Two New Banking Offices to Open in the Greater Hartford Area in 2019 and 2020.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:00 pm


Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator And Connecticut Resident, Dies At 92 - WSHU

Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator And Connecticut Resident, Dies At 92  WSHU

Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren died this week at 92. Warren lived in Monroe, Connecticut, where she operated a so-called haunted museum for years.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:39 pm


Emergency aid can keep students in college: Op-Ed - CT Post

Emergency aid can keep students in college: Op-Ed  CT Post

The number of students attending college is growing, as is the importance of a college degree. The U.S. college enrollment rate increased from 35 percent to 40 ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:19 pm


Connecticut municipalities say they've made big cutbacks - CTPost

Connecticut municipalities say they've made big cutbacks  CTPost

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut municipal leaders say they've eliminated town hall positions and reduced overtime, education spending, library services ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:12 pm


Ruling for Manchester Board of Education After Employee's Repeated Absences | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

Ruling for Manchester Board of Education After Employee's Repeated Absences | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

Paraprofessional Dianna Barbabosa maintained in a lawsuit that the Manchester Board of Education should have provided her with accommodations for her ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:37 pm


Connecticut Bill Will Make Baby Changing Tables Accessible to Both Women and Men - Mental Floss

Connecticut Bill Will Make Baby Changing Tables Accessible to Both Women and Men  Mental Floss

If the Connecticut bill passes, dads will no longer struggle to find a place to change their infant's diapers in public.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 1:00 pm


Stop & Shop strike tops in Connecticut in past 3 decades - Danbury News Times

Stop & Shop strike tops in Connecticut in past 3 decades  Danbury News Times

With nearly 350,000 working days lost to a walk-out, the Stop & Shop strike of 2019 rivals the Sikorsky strike of 2006 as the largest impacting Connecticut over ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:58 pm


Middle School Student Struck by Vehicle in Berlin - NBC Connecticut

Middle School Student Struck by Vehicle in Berlin  NBC Connecticut

A student at McGee Middle School in Berlin was struck on High Road Monday morning and has been transported to Connecticut Children's Medical Center, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:32 pm


CT teacher on leave after sex assault arrest - CTPost

CT teacher on leave after sex assault arrest  CTPost

WATERBURY - A teacher has been arrested and placed on leave following allegations of inappropriate conduct with a high school student, according to WTNH.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:12 am


Advocates not giving up on universal motorcycle helmet law in Connecticut - The Westerly Sun

Advocates not giving up on universal motorcycle helmet law in Connecticut  The Westerly Sun

Advocates hoping to finally reinstate Connecticut's full motorcycle helmet law enlisted a wider group of allies this year, following decades of being thwarted by ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:35 am


Eminent domain reform gains traction in Connecticut, possibly West Haven - New Haven Register

Eminent domain reform gains traction in Connecticut, possibly West Haven  New Haven Register

HARTFORD — A bill to prohibit municipalities from taking houses and businesses by eminent domain for certain commercial uses by developers — such as The ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:00 am


Connecticut parents file lawsuit claiming son expelled over conservative political views | TheHill - The Hill

Connecticut parents file lawsuit claiming son expelled over conservative political views | TheHill  The Hill

Parents in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against Cheshire Academy in Connecticut alleging that their son was expelled from the school because of his ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 6:12 pm


Connecticut consumer-goods companies take on plastic waste - The Advocate

Connecticut consumer-goods companies take on plastic waste  The Advocate

STAMFORD — More than 30 years after the federal government started tracking the amount of waste in the U.S., the resounding majority of plastic does not get ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 4:00 am


Should elephants have the same rights as humans? A Connecticut court will hear the case - The Boston Globe

Should elephants have the same rights as humans? A Connecticut court will hear the case  The Boston Globe

HARTFORD — A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in the case of an animal rights group that is trying to free three elephants from a petting zoo ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 12:47 am


Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks - WTNH.com

Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks  WTNH.com

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - The Connecticut River continues to overflow its banks. Saturday's heavy rain certainly contributed to that. News 8 visited ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:37 pm


Connecticut GOP tries to harness toll opposition for fundraising - Hartford Courant

Connecticut GOP tries to harness toll opposition for fundraising  Hartford Courant

The threat of highway tolls is now a fundraising vehicle for Republicans in Connecticut.In a fundraising letter Tuesday, state GOP Chairman J.R. Romano wrote ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:02 am


Study: Connecticut ranked 4th most innovative economy in country - WTNH.com

Study: Connecticut ranked 4th most innovative economy in country  WTNH.com

You hear a lot about companies packing up and leaving Connecticut but it's not all bad news for our state's economy.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:48 am


Rhode Island man sentenced to prison for trafficking Fentanyl through Connecticut - WTNH.com

Rhode Island man sentenced to prison for trafficking Fentanyl through Connecticut  WTNH.com

A Rhode Island man is heading to prison for trafficking two pounds of Fentanyl through Connecticut.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:19 am


Flood watch issued for Connecticut River, northern Connecticut as rain moves in Saturday - Hartford Courant

Flood watch issued for Connecticut River, northern Connecticut as rain moves in Saturday  Hartford Courant

Heavy rain overnight into early Saturday morning could cause flooding across parts of northern Connecticut, including Hartford and other communities along the ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:03 am


Connecticut was one of nine states to decrease in population from 2017 to 2018, new Census Bureau numbers show - Hartford Courant

Connecticut was one of nine states to decrease in population from 2017 to 2018, new Census Bureau numbers show  Hartford Courant

Not only was Connecticut one of only nine states to see a decrease in population from July 2017 to July 2018, but it was also the only New England state to see ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 6:35 pm


Rabid bobcat attacks Connecticut golfer and nearby horse - Golf.com

Rabid bobcat attacks Connecticut golfer and nearby horse  Golf.com

A golfer and a horse are in recovery after a rabid bobcat attack on Thursday at Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Connecticut.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:31 pm


Massachusetts, Connecticut Delegations Weigh In On Mueller Report - New England Public Radio

Massachusetts, Connecticut Delegations Weigh In On Mueller Report  New England Public Radio

Updated 4:38 p.m. U.S. senators representing Massachusetts and Connecticut, all Democrats, are weighing in on the release of special counsel Robert Mueller.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:58 pm


Where does the water from the Connecticut River come from? - WWLP.com

Where does the water from the Connecticut River come from?  WWLP.com

With all this talk of potential flooding over parts of the Connecticut River this weekend and early next week, it's useful to know more about the river.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 3:15 pm


Leaving High-Tax Connecticut for Low-Tax Florida - Cato Institute

Leaving High-Tax Connecticut for Low-Tax Florida  Cato Institute

The exodus of the wealthy from high-tax Connecticut continues, according to the Wall Street Journal: After four years on the market, and three price cuts, a stately ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:53 pm


Conn. AG Open Letter Marks First 100 Days | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

Conn. AG Open Letter Marks First 100 Days | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

Connecticut's Attorney General, William Tong, who was elected to the office last November, has released an open letter to constituents marking his first 100 days ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:19 pm


Legislators break with Lamont and propose higher taxes on wealthy Connecticut residents - Hartford Courant

Legislators break with Lamont and propose higher taxes on wealthy Connecticut residents  Hartford Courant

Democratic legislators are proposing a tax increase on the investment income of Connecticut's wealthiest households to help close the state budget deficit, ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:05 am


Flood Warning in Effect for Parts of Connecticut River - NBC Connecticut

Flood Warning in Effect for Parts of Connecticut River  NBC Connecticut

Flooding from the Connecticut River has forced the temporary closure of two ferries and required some roads to be blocked off.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:57 am


Saco man arrested in Connecticut in alleged paving scam - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Saco man arrested in Connecticut in alleged paving scam  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Henry Cooper, 40, is charged with 3 misdemeanors, each of which carries a potential jail sentence of up to 3 months and a fine of up to $500.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:50 am


Federal Reserve economist paints sober picture of Connecticut, a state still struggling to recover jobs lost i - Hartford Courant

Federal Reserve economist paints sober picture of Connecticut, a state still struggling to recover jobs lost i  Hartford Courant

A Federal Reserve economist Thursday painted a sobering picture of a Connecticut economy that continues to struggle nearly a decade after the last recession, ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:55 pm


Connecticut loses 3,400 jobs in first quarter of 2019 - CTPost

Connecticut loses 3,400 jobs in first quarter of 2019  CTPost

The first quarter of the year hasn't been great for Connecticut's job market. The state dropped 3,400 jobs in three months, according to Thursday reports from the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:09 pm


4 Connecticut restaurants among top hole-in-the-wall spots in the country - WTNH.com

4 Connecticut restaurants among top hole-in-the-wall spots in the country  WTNH.com

Everyone has their favorite hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Connecticut, and some of them are being ranked as best in the country!

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:56 pm


Connecticut flu deaths tick up to 68 this season - WTNH.com

Connecticut flu deaths tick up to 68 this season  WTNH.com

The number of flu deaths in Connecticut has risen once again.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:33 pm


Connecticut’s Week in Photos - CTPost

Connecticut’s Week in Photos  CTPost

Gina Lopriore, Hillary Lipper, and Hannach Costa make cookies for Crumb Together Bakery Tuesday, Apriul 9, 2019, in the kitchen at Beth Israel Synagogue in ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:37 pm


Angry protests follow police shooting of unarmed woman - ABC News

Angry protests follow police shooting of unarmed woman  ABC News

The mayor of New Haven called shooting of unarmed woman 'police activity gone horribly wrong.'

Published on 18 April 2019 | 7:02 pm


Suit Claims Cheshire Academy Expelled Student Over His Conservative Political Views | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

Suit Claims Cheshire Academy Expelled Student Over His Conservative Political Views | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

A lawsuit filed in Connecticut Superior Court alleges a prestigious boarding school, Cheshire Academy, this week expelled an outspoken sophomore over his ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 6:49 pm


Tuition to Increase for 12 Connecticut Community Colleges - NBC Connecticut

Tuition to Increase for 12 Connecticut Community Colleges  NBC Connecticut

The Board of Regents for Higher Education voted Thursday to increase tuition for the 12 community colleges in the state.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:36 pm


Connecticut man pleads guilty to illegal gun sales - WTNH.com

Connecticut man pleads guilty to illegal gun sales  WTNH.com

A Connecticut teenager has pleaded guilty to illegally manufacturing guns that he then sold to an undercover federal agent.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:58 pm


Why is Good Friday a state holiday? - CTPost

Why is Good Friday a state holiday?  CTPost

While most people will be working on Good Friday, it's a holiday for state employees. State offices and courts will be closed.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:16 pm


#ThrowbackThursday: Connecticut speeds into the 1940s - CT Post

#ThrowbackThursday: Connecticut speeds into the 1940s  CT Post

#ThrowbackThursday is part of an ongoing series highlighting the culture of Connecticut throughout the past few decades. Before the cultural shifts towards the ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:18 pm


Report on impact of school resource officers in Connecticut schools released - WTNH.com

Report on impact of school resource officers in Connecticut schools released  WTNH.com

A new report is examining the impact school resource officers have on discipline and academics in Connecticut schools.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 10:24 am


Study: Crisis in Connecticut’s urban centers - New Haven Register

Study: Crisis in Connecticut’s urban centers  New Haven Register

A new report from Quinnipiac University and the Urban League of Southern Connecticut reveals the crisis levels of poverty, underemployment and affordable ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 4:04 am


Video: Go behind the scenes of how State Police solve Connecticut's crimes every day - WTNH.com

Video: Go behind the scenes of how State Police solve Connecticut's crimes every day  WTNH.com

(WTNH) - It is not easy covering some of the most high profile murder cases: the sexual assaults, the officer-involved shootings like the one in Hamden going on ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:27 am


Mystery Surrounds Motive In Connecticut Couple’s Apparent Murder-Suicide - CBS New York

Mystery Surrounds Motive In Connecticut Couple’s Apparent Murder-Suicide  CBS New York

NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Two Connecticut teenagers have lost their parents in an apparent murder-suicide. Investigators say a woman beat ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:24 am


Rain and melting snow contributes to Connecticut River flooding - WTNH.com

Rain and melting snow contributes to Connecticut River flooding  WTNH.com

With all the rain we've had and snow melting further north, our state's rivers are starting to spill over and flood.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:49 am


Poor financial future, low-paying jobs forcing Connecticut residents to flee - Waterbury Republican American

Poor financial future, low-paying jobs forcing Connecticut residents to flee  Waterbury Republican American

Correction: This story has been updated to properly report population changes for Fairfield and Windham county, which were incorrectly reported as losing ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:34 pm


Who pays the next Connecticut tax hike? Democrats must answer question soon. - Hartford Courant

Who pays the next Connecticut tax hike? Democrats must answer question soon.  Hartford Courant

Majority Democratic lawmakers, who've flinched at — but not ruled out — tax proposals that fall heaviest on the poor and middle class, face a watershed moment ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:23 pm


Study: Connecticut 4th-best state for children's healthcare - WTNH.com

Study: Connecticut 4th-best state for children's healthcare  WTNH.com

(WTNH) - It's no secret that raising a child is expensive. However, it looks like in Connecticut, you may be getting the best bang for your buck. A new report by ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 5:00 pm


Teacher 'Trampled by Mass of Students' as Wild Connecticut School Food Fight Turns Riot; 10 Kids Arrested - NBC New York

Teacher 'Trampled by Mass of Students' as Wild Connecticut School Food Fight Turns Riot; 10 Kids Arrested  NBC New York

Ten students at a Connecticut high school face charges after a food fight-turned-riot ended with a teacher and school resource officer hurt, authorities say.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:18 pm


Report examining quality of life in seven cities in Connecticut to be released - WTNH.com

Report examining quality of life in seven cities in Connecticut to be released  WTNH.com

We're getting a closer look at the conditions in education, housing, and health for people living in seven cities in Connecticut.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 10:47 am


Licenses for undocumented immigrants seem to show benefits in Connecticut - The Eye

Licenses for undocumented immigrants seem to show benefits in Connecticut  The Eye

Connecticut has seen a reduction in hit-and-run crashes over the past three years, which some safety experts attribute to the state's four-year-old policy of ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:29 am


Connecticut community colleges faculty and administration at odds over proposed consolidation - Inside Higher Ed

Connecticut community colleges faculty and administration at odds over proposed consolidation  Inside Higher Ed

The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:07 am


Advice to high schools from Connecticut manufacturers desperate to fill jobs: steer students away from college - Hartford Courant

Advice to high schools from Connecticut manufacturers desperate to fill jobs: steer students away from college  Hartford Courant

Employers seeking to fill skilled, well-paid manufacturing jobs are urging high schools to steer students toward vocational training and away from liberal arts ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 10:49 pm


Lawmakers showcase Connecticut's submarine manufacturing industry - WTNH.com

Lawmakers showcase Connecticut's submarine manufacturing industry  WTNH.com

State lawmakers are showcasing Connecticut's growing submarine manufacturing industry on Tuesday.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 11:14 am


Lawmakers suggesting 'Mansion tax' for Connecticut - WTNH.com

Lawmakers suggesting 'Mansion tax' for Connecticut  WTNH.com

Lawmakers will be pitching some ideas that they say will make the tax code fairer for Connecticut taxpayers.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 9:58 am


Union workers threaten strikes at 20 Connecticut nursing homes - Hartford Courant

Union workers threaten strikes at 20 Connecticut nursing homes  Hartford Courant

Unionized workers at 20 Connecticut nursing homes threatened to strike Monday, saying they earn only $13 to $15 an hour and have received meager raises in ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:48 pm


Connecticut’s homeschoolers are unregulated, and they want to keep it that way - Hartford Courant

Connecticut’s homeschoolers are unregulated, and they want to keep it that way  Hartford Courant

Home-schooling families in Connecticut are relieved that the General Assembly has backed off on a proposal for more regulation.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 10:06 am


It's time to update Connecticut's Bottle Bill - The CT Mirror

It's time to update Connecticut's Bottle Bill  The CT Mirror

Suddenly, recycling is costing cities and towns across Connecticut money. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities reported that China Sword – China's ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


3 Connecticut Colleges Just Ranked Among Best - Patch.com

3 Connecticut Colleges Just Ranked Among Best  Patch.com

3 CT Colleges Just Ranked Among Best - Across Connecticut, CT - A new report ranked the best public colleges in America. See the colleges in Connecticut.

Published on 13 April 2019 | 8:23 pm


Connecticut’s tick season is starting, and so is a new statewide program to monitor ticks - Hartford Courant

Connecticut’s tick season is starting, and so is a new statewide program to monitor ticks  Hartford Courant

Warmer spring weather translates to the start of tick season in Connecticut, and this year state scientists will be starting a new program to trap and monitor ticks ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 10:01 am


Connecticut's home-schoolers are unregulated. They want to keep it that way - The CT Mirror

Connecticut's home-schoolers are unregulated. They want to keep it that way  The CT Mirror

On a recent morning, Lina Schlotter sat at her granite kitchen counter in Simsbury, reading a child's version of Shakespeare's “Taming of the Shrew” aloud to her ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Third case of measles this year confirmed in Connecticut - The CT Mirror

Third case of measles this year confirmed in Connecticut  The CT Mirror

Health officials have confirmed a third case of the measles in Connecticut this year. An adult from New Haven County was exposed to the disease last month ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Timing may be right for Connecticut to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21 - Hartford Courant

Timing may be right for Connecticut to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21  Hartford Courant

Connecticut is gaining momentum in its push to raise the minimum age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21, spurred on by anxiety around the national rise in youth ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Teenagers Charged With Setting Fire to Shakespeare Theater in Connecticut - The New York Times

Teenagers Charged With Setting Fire to Shakespeare Theater in Connecticut  The New York Times

Three teenagers were charged this week in connection with a January fire that destroyed the Shakespeare Theater in Stratford, Conn., a 1,500-seat venue that ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


‘A symbol of a failed campaign:’ Connecticut looks to move on from ‘Still Revolutionary’ slogan - Hartford Courant

‘A symbol of a failed campaign:’ Connecticut looks to move on from ‘Still Revolutionary’ slogan  Hartford Courant

Connecticut is looking to replace its seven-year-old marketing slogan, state economic development officials said Monday, satisfying critics who say it failed to ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Child poverty in Connecticut hurts us all - The CT Mirror

Child poverty in Connecticut hurts us all  The CT Mirror

The following essay — one of four to be published this week — appeared in the recently released 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Taking Stock: Considering the ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


To Boost Connecticut's Economy, Squash Covenants Not to Compete | Connecticut Law Tribune - Law.com

To Boost Connecticut's Economy, Squash Covenants Not to Compete | Connecticut Law Tribune  Law.com

Under Connecticut law today noncompete agreements may simply trap employees and prevent entrepreneurship. It is time for our Legislature to take a new ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Almost 30 years after escape, Connecticut fugitive caught in South Carolina - Hartford Courant

Almost 30 years after escape, Connecticut fugitive caught in South Carolina  Hartford Courant

A man wanted for escaping custody in Connecticut almost 30 years ago was captured in a small town in South Carolina this week.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Do not bury solar energy in Connecticut - The CT Mirror

Do not bury solar energy in Connecticut  The CT Mirror

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is backing clean solar power as an important way to address two economic goals: creating good-paying jobs, and lowering ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Another Day, Another Toll: Connecticut Considering Plan To Charge Drivers For Using State Highways - CBS New York

Another Day, Another Toll: Connecticut Considering Plan To Charge Drivers For Using State Highways  CBS New York

GREENWICH, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – More fees could be coming to drivers in the Tri-state area – this time it's Connecticut that may give commuters a pain in ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Free Prison Calls Could Finally Be Coming to Connecticut - The Intercept

Free Prison Calls Could Finally Be Coming to Connecticut  The Intercept

Connecticut may soon be the first state in the nation to make calls from prison free for incarcerated people and their families, following on the heels of New York ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Is Connecticut at a tipping point? - The CT Mirror

Is Connecticut at a tipping point?  The CT Mirror

Taxes are a necessary evil. They are the cost of running our government. However, raising taxes too much ultimately reduces the total value received.

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


For Connecticut businesses, tolls like a ‘double-edged sword’ - Hartford Courant

For Connecticut businesses, tolls like a ‘double-edged sword’  Hartford Courant

A lack of consensus on tolls among Connecticut's businesses has sidelined significant private-sector players in one of the biggest debates in the General ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Connecticut youth deserve a clean slate - The CT Mirror

Connecticut youth deserve a clean slate  The CT Mirror

Youth who are arrested often find themselves on a path of family separation, educational disruption, and trauma. When they exit the juvenile justice system, ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Connecticut needs aid-in-dying laws - The CT Mirror

Connecticut needs aid-in-dying laws  The CT Mirror

Pam Parsons and I grew up in West Hartford, met at 17 and got married after college. We had a great life for almost 50 years, raising a son and a daughter here ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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