August 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 28, 2015 12:00pm
The statewide test scores for the new Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment exam show that 55.4 percent of Connecticut’s students are meeting or exceeding the “achievement level” in English, and 39.1 percent are meeting or exceeding the achievement level in math.
August 6, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | August 6, 2015 12:16pm
As violence in Hartford continues to make headlines, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Democratic challenger Luke Bronin have different styles of approaching the problem. One would hold more public forums, while the other prefers private meetings.
July 17, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | July 17, 2015 9:00am
I winced when I saw the headline about Windsor voters rejecting their town’s budget for the fourth time. Turnout for a referendum that will likely cause layoffs and school cuts was an appallingly low 20 percent.
This can’t go on.
Tags: Windsor, budget, towns, municipal spending, alliance districts, referendum, Susan Bigelow, dh
July 16, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | July 16, 2015 3:48pm
by Madeline Stocker | July 16, 2015 5:30am
July 10, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | July 10, 2015 5:30am
You know you’ve hit rock bottom when the state of Connecticut has to come in and clean up your municipal mess. Contrary to popular belief, the state hates to pilot the local ship. It’s expensive, it’s a distraction and it evinces the supercilious paternalism of big brother.
July 2, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 2, 2015 4:56pm
June 26, 2015
by Harold Cobin | June 26, 2015 5:06pm
NORWALK — Not shy about his reason for appearing Friday before a group of about 50 Connecticut business owners, Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott asked them what he needs to do to get them to move.
June 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 23, 2015 10:55pm
The youngest of the three candidates for Republican Party Chairman walked away Tuesday with the endorsement of the 72-member Republican State Central Committee at Nuchie’s in Bristol.
June 2, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 2, 2015 3:15pm