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November 10, 2017

West Hartford Attorney Named First Independent Consumer Advocate for the MDC

by Doug Hardy | November 10, 2017 2:09am

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.

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May 1, 2017

State Employee Eyes Governor’s Office

by Christine Stuart | May 1, 2017 4:30am

Contributed photo HARTFORD, CT — While most of the candidates eyeing a run for governor in 2018 are only exploring the idea, Glastonbury resident Betheona ‘Bethy’ Guiles-Smith said she’s all in.

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April 24, 2016

Presidential Candidates Descend on Connecticut

by Staff Report | April 24, 2016 9:21pm

Arnold Gold / New Haven Register Connecticut’s presidential primary is Tuesday, and presidential candidates from both parties campaigned throughout the state this weekend from Bridgeport to New Haven.

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April 22, 2016

Kasich Makes His Case To Connecticut Republicans

by Steve Majerus-Collins | April 22, 2016 6:54pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / CTNEWSJUNKIE Folksy Ohio Gov. John Kasich brought his longshot campaign to Connecticut on Friday to make the case that Republicans who want to stop Donald Trump should vote for him Tuesday.

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January 11, 2016

Malloy Touts Economic Growth, Downplays Concerns About GE Relocation

by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2016 1:58pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Connecticut tends to “beat ourselves up pretty hard” when it comes to the economy and job creation, but “the reality is we’ve moved 20 companies from other states into Connecticut.”

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November 16, 2015

Fresh Farm Aquaponics Leads the Way at reSET’s Annual Impact Challenge

by Cara Rosner | November 16, 2015 11:00am

Claire Lewis photo A Glastonbury company using cutting-edge agricultural technology to bring fresh produce to the Greater Hartford community won the top prize at a recent awards ceremony honoring innovative New England-based startups.

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February 26, 2015

OP-ED | Alert! We are Under Attack! This is Not a Test

by Scott Minnick | February 26, 2015 6:26pm

Our society accepts the sad fact that in our free-market democracy, money influences politicians.

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June 20, 2014

Senators Cite Increase in Accidents, Say Limit on Truckers’ Hours Should Stand

by Jhansi Katechia | June 20, 2014 8:31pm

Jhansi Katechia / CTNewsJunkie MIDDLETOWN — The June 7 accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one person and injured comedian Tracy Morgan and several others should have been a wake-up call for Congress, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.

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October 24, 2012

Consumer Conversations: CT’s Health Insurance Exchange (Friday a.m.)

by Staff Report | October 24, 2012 12:18pm

Healthcare advocates and small business owners are invited to attend a free talk Friday morning on the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange, which is being developed under the Affordable Care Act and is due to launch in 2014.

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August 31, 2012

State Money Helps Farm Expansion

by Hugh McQuaid | August 31, 2012 12:15pm

The bipartisan jobs package passed last October contained a number of programs aimed at expanding manufacturing in Connecticut. But also buried in the law was a provision to help the state’s farmers grow their businesses. On Friday, a Glastonbury farm was awarded the program’s first grant.

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