October 10, 2016
by Kristi Allen | October 10, 2016 5:30am
Despite Connecticut’s modest economic growth, the number of families struggling to cover basic household costs has increased since 2010, according to the United Way’s ALICE report released Sunday.
September 30, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 30, 2016 10:00am
A long time ago, Puritans carved out the boundaries of their towns by how far away someone could live from the church and still get to the sermon on time. Today, those arbitrary boundaries are also the limits of most of our school districts, meaning the kind of education your child gets depends on which side of the line your house sits.
This is deeply unjust, and it needs to end.
by Terry Cowgill | September 30, 2016 5:30am
Few things get the old Yankee blood boiling faster than talk of regionalization — especially in Connecticut, where we essentially have a long history of government that includes only state and municipal.
September 28, 2016
by Sarah Darer Littman | September 28, 2016 9:30am
As a professional woman watching the debate on Monday night, I witnessed a depressingly familiar scenario. Apparently I wasn’t alone. One of my tweets seemed to resonate widely: “Trump can’t seem to stop interrupting HRC. Which reminds professional women of every single meeting they’ve ever been in.”
September 26, 2016
by Sarah Eagan | September 26, 2016 5:30am
A paper came from my daughter’s Kindergarten the other day with a list of questions. What motivates me? (Meaning the kindergartener, not the mom). What are my favorite activities? What am I good at? What do I need to work on?
September 16, 2016
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2016 2:36pm
by Susan Bigelow | September 16, 2016 9:59am
After a tense week, it looks like Connecticut’s insurance exchange is saved. Don’t breathe that sigh of relief just yet, though. It’s more obvious than ever that the exchanges are fatally flawed.
by Terry Cowgill | September 16, 2016 5:30am
From his Olympian perch, Hartford Superior Court Judge Thomas G. Moukawsher last week hurled a thunderbolt at just about everyone you could imagine who works in the field of public education.
September 9, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 9, 2016 10:00am
ConnectiCare is the latest insurer to rejected by the Connecticut Insurance Department. If this continues, soon the exchanges will be either empty or inaccessible for the people who need them. The system badly needs reform.
August 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2016 4:08pm
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday that it was a mistake for Maine Gov. Paul LePage to try to paint the ongoing opioid epidemic as a racial issue.