This has been an exhausting, dispiriting, bewildering, and painful 12 months. It’s only a year since the election, but we still haven’t begun to reckon with everything that we’ve lost, and with all the damage our egomaniacal liar of a president and all those demons who surround him have yet to do.
November 16, 2017
November 7, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that Enfield Correctional Institute will close in early 2018.
October 19, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | Oct 19, 2017 5:52pm
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Imagine a striking city of skyscrapers, greenery, pedestrian-filled bridges over a glistening river, buried highways, and a riverside ferris wheel, all contained within a “cohesive ecosystem” of nearby towns. This is the remarkable, radical revisioning of Hartford dreamed up by the creators of Connecticut’s longshot bid for Amazon’s second headquarters.
September 22, 2017
HARTFORD, CT — There are 17 Connecticut communities vying to be chosen as the site the Department of Economic and Community Development will submit to Amazon in its search for its second corporate headquarters.
August 10, 2017
ENFIELD, CT — The threat to defund Planned Parenthood is always lingering, and that’s why Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman said Wednesday that Connecticut has a backup plan.
April 28, 2017
ENFIELD, CT — It’s a quiet suburban tragedy: the small shopping mall at the heart of my town is slowly dying. The same thing is happening to malls all across the country.
October 28, 2016
Every other year during election season, I go to a specific corner near my home in Enfield and take pictures of the election signs that campaigns have posted there. I’ve been doing this for 12 years, now, and I’ve chronicled seven different elections.
April 8, 2016
You probably wouldn’t think of a prison as your home, if you happened to be locked up in one. But when the state draws legislative districts and figures out funding for towns, that’s exactly how they see it.
April 2, 2016
ENFIELD — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Friday told four inmates in the new DUI unit at Willard-Cybulski Correctional that they could save Connecticut a lot of money by making sure they don’t return to prison.
April 1, 2016
The state of Connecticut received 360 retirement notices before the Friday deadline, but it’s doubtful they will be enough to avoid a substantial number of layoffs.