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.”
Tags: andy thibault, cooljustice, hartford, Police, dog, shooting, police involved shooting, litigation, damage, PTSD, Seven, St. Bernard, Andrea B. Scott, documentary, Just A Dog, U.S. Second Circuit of Appeals, 4th Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Johnmichael O'Hare, Anthony Pia, U.S. Magistrate Judge Donna Martinez, dh
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.
August 30, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 30, 2016 2:21pm
(Updated Thursday, 2 p.m.) Ridership on the 9.4-mile dedicated busway between New Britain and Hartford has reached another milestone. According to state officials, it has carried over four million riders since its launch on March 28, 2015.
Tags: ctfastrak, James Redeker, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, ridership, New Britain, Hartford, busway, dh
by Jack Kramer | August 30, 2016 12:00pm
August 26, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | August 26, 2016 9:59am
Earlier this month, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin called for financial relief for his beleaguered, cash-strapped city from the state and from neighboring towns. He is absolutely correct to do so. It’s time for the whole region, which draws enormous benefit from the presence of the city, to lift Hartford up. The same should be said for cities like New Haven, Bridgeport, Waterbury and their surrounding communities.
Tags: hartford, regionalism, shared services, Luke Bronin, Susan Bigelow, dh
August 24, 2016
by Christine Stuart | August 24, 2016 3:55pm
A California-based education advocacy group backed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch filed a federal lawsuit in Connecticut Tuesday seeking to establish a federal constitutional right to an adequate education.