Recent Comments

Norm DaPlume wrote:
Moms, Lawmakers Uncertain of DCF's Direction: “Can we just admit that DCF is not up to…”
Sarah Darer Littman wrote:
OP-ED | Another Week, Another Scandal: “ABC - I’ve never said that charters don’t serve ANY…”
ABC wrote:
OP-ED | Another Week, Another Scandal: “Sarah,  You’ve written before that charters don’t serve any Special…”

Social Networks We Use

Categories

CT Tech Junkie Feed

Video Interview: Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Reflects on his 6 Month Mission to the Space Station
May 20, 2014 10:22 am
NASA granted CTTechJunkie the opportunity for a short interview with Astronaut Rick Mastracchio, who is readjusting to...more »
ANALYSIS | Connecticut Astronaut Arrives Home on Russian Soyuz to Uncertain Political Environment
May 13, 2014 11:40 pm
Astronaut and Waterbury native Rick Mastracchio landed safely aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule at 9:58 p.m. EST Tuesday...more »

Our Partners

Public Safety

July 16, 2014

Hartford Gun Buyback This Weekend

by Jhansi Katechia | July 16, 2014 2:40pm

Jhansi Katechia photo Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and a group of local organizations are teaming up with the Hartford Police Department to offer a gun buyback program in an effort to get guns off of Hartford’s streets.

Continue reading "Hartford Gun Buyback This Weekend" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

June 23, 2014

State Prepares For Hurricane Season With Two-Day Drill

by Hugh McQuaid | June 23, 2014 3:28pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo State and local officials concluded a two-day emergency preparedness drill with utility companies Monday to practice responding to natural disasters like hurricanes.

Continue reading "State Prepares For Hurricane Season With Two-Day Drill" »

Tags: , , , , ,

June 20, 2014

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

by Jhansi Katechia | June 20, 2014 9:31pm

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.

Continue reading "Senators Cite Increase in Accidents, Say Limit on Truckers’ Hours Should Stand" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Sandy Hook Commission Looks To Finalize Recommendations

by Hugh McQuaid | June 20, 2014 2:00pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo (Updated 2:50 p.m.) The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission considered ideas for its final report Friday with members expressing frustration over shootings that have occurred since the Newtown shooting and doubts about what their report will do to stem that trend.

Continue reading "Sandy Hook Commission Looks To Finalize Recommendations" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

June 17, 2014

New England Governors Meet to Discuss Better Monitoring of Prescription Painkiller Trafficking

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2014 11:28pm

Madeline Stocker photo New England governors convened Tuesday in Massachusetts in an attempt to come up with a way to more effectively monitor cross-border prescription painkiller trafficking. The discussion was part of a strategy to stem a regional spike in heroin overdoses and abuse of other opioids.

Continue reading "New England Governors Meet to Discuss Better Monitoring of Prescription Painkiller Trafficking" »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

June 16, 2014

Eighth and Final Veto

by Christine Stuart | June 16, 2014 2:32pm

CTNJ file photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Monday that would require any police department that hires an officer from another police department to reimburse the first department for the cost of training.

Continue reading "Eighth and Final Veto" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

June 13, 2014

Connecticut Lawmakers Ask Retailers To Ban Guns In Stores

by Hugh McQuaid | June 13, 2014 2:14pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo Citing shootings at stores and restaurants, members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation called upon retailers Friday to ask their customers to leave their guns outside.

Continue reading "Connecticut Lawmakers Ask Retailers To Ban Guns In Stores" »

Tags: , , , , , ,

June 12, 2014

Victim Advocate Resigns

by Hugh McQuaid | June 12, 2014 5:18pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo The former Illinois prosecutor Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 months ago to be Connecticut’s Victim Advocate announced his resignation Thursday.

Continue reading "Victim Advocate Resigns" »

Tags: , , , , ,

June 9, 2014

Call Center Operations Modified After Potential Security Breach

by Christine Stuart | June 9, 2014 3:39pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD — Dry erase boards will begin to replace paper at the Access Health CT call center to reduce the chance an employee will leave the office with customers’ personal information.

Continue reading "Call Center Operations Modified After Potential Security Breach" »

Tags: , , , , ,

June 5, 2014

Transgender Teen Could Be Moved Out of State

by Hugh McQuaid | June 5, 2014 4:03pm

The transgender youth known as “Jane Doe” may soon be transferred from the adult women’s prison where she’s been held since April to a private youth facility in Massachusetts, according to the Children and Families Department. 

Continue reading "Transgender Teen Could Be Moved Out of State" »

Tags: , , , , ,