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.
October 4, 2016
Child Advocate: Near Death of Toddler Points To Systemic Problems in DCF’s Kinship Foster Placements
by Christine Stuart | October 4, 2016 10:00am
The “near-death from starvation and abuse” of a toddler points to systemic issues with some of the state’s recently touted kinship foster placements, according to a report released today by the state Child Advocate’s office.
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.
September 16, 2016
by Kristi Allen | September 16, 2016 2:36pm
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.
July 15, 2016
by Cara Rosner | July 15, 2016 5:30am
June 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 3:31pm
WATERBURY — Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy already gave up half of his criminal justice reforms, but it still may not be enough to get the legislation across the finish line Thursday when the House reconvenes for a one-day special session.
April 28, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 28, 2016 5:30am
It’s something almost all of us should be worrying about. Unless you’re young, independently wealthy or have a good government job or the equivalent in the private sector, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to survive when you can’t work anymore.
March 28, 2016
by Thurston Powers | March 28, 2016 3:00pm
by Jack Kramer | March 28, 2016 11:00am
The Public Health Committee unanimously approved a bill that would align the state’s water fluoridation standards with a federal recommendation issued last year, and also lower the maximum amount of fluoride that could be placed in the state’s public drinking water.