October 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer and Christine Stuart | October 19, 2016 5:30am
At the end of September, Republican Donald Trump’s campaign paid a $37,000 bill for police overtime costs related to a rally he held in Bridgeport before the April 26 primary.
October 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 18, 2016 3:08pm
New Haven Representative Toni Walker bowed out of the race for majority leader Tuesday after a private meeting with her opponent in the race, Rep. Matt Ritter, D-Hartford, and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin.
October 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 13, 2016 2:03pm
Two state unions representing workers at the Department of Developmental Services filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the state can’t move forward with privatizing group homes without negotiating first with the unions.
October 7, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | October 7, 2016 10:00am
Just when we all thought the grand idea of burying I-84 in Hartford had been scuttled by the penny-pinching DOT, along comes U.S. Rep. John Larson, D-1st District, with an ambitious plan to build an even bigger tunnel that buries both interstates and extends into East Hartford, all with federal dollars.
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September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 5:30am
Even though the state said it would appeal the ruling, a Wall Street ratings firm said the Sept. 7 decision in Connecticut’s landmark education lawsuit would “benefit financially troubled cities” and boost their sagging bond ratings.
September 16, 2016
by Andy Thibault | September 16, 2016 11:00pm
This is the haunting voice of trauma inflicted on a 12-year-old girl:
“That day never goes away. It’s like I can’t really escape it, no matter how hard I try. I should have done something — anything — to stop that bullet from hitting him in the head.”
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by Christine Stuart | September 16, 2016 1:21pm
September 15, 2016
by Staff Report | September 15, 2016 10:37pm
The Connecticut Foundation for Dental Outreach is set to kick off its 9th annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic in Hartford at the XL Center on Friday.
September 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 8, 2016 12:55pm
Under the plan announced today, the elevated part of I-84 that stretches through downtown Hartford would be lowered from its current elevation, but it won’t be replaced with a tunnel, according to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Transportation Department officials.
August 31, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 31, 2016 11:53pm
A second Connecticut business group is wading into the 2016 Election by forming a new political entity. The MetroHartford Alliance filed paperwork on Aug. 11 to create the MetroHartford Alliance Independent Expenditure Committee, or MHAIEC.