May 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 6, 2015 5:30am
Rep. Matt Ritter of Hartford told his colleagues in the House on Tuesday to Google “Doug Glanville” to learn more about the incident that prompted him to introduce legislation barring municipal police from crossing over municipal borders to enforce a local ordinance.
Tags: Doug Glanville, Matt Ritter, Hartford, baseball, shoveling, dh
May 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 12:54pm
Opening a new casino along the I-91 corridor will cannibalize existing business at the two tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut, but it’s better than losing business to Massachusetts, the chairmen of the two tribes told the Hartford business community Monday.
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 5:30am
The Auditors of Public Accounts on Friday told Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that National Science Foundation awards to the University of Connecticut and a private company were frozen while the federal agency investigates a potential conflict of interest.
April 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2015 2:34pm
The General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee gave the thumbs up Tuesday to a bill that increases the amount of training police officers receive regarding the use of excessive force, but they removed a section that would have mandated that officers wear body cameras.
April 24, 2015
by Gwen Samuel | April 24, 2015 8:44am
Parents, especially low-income and of color, understand more and more the importance of data, so why do away with accountability measures in our schools and federal law?
April 23, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2015 8:00pm
Environmentalists stood Thursday outside the Connecticut Convention Center to protest a long-term energy strategy being discussed at a closed-door meeting between five of the six New England governors.
April 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | April 22, 2015 8:30am
The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee approved a three-year contract between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration and the Connecticut State Police that will increase troopers’ wages nine percent by 2018 while removing the prospect of longevity pay for new recruits.
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 5:30am
The East Windsor Board of Selectman unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would allow town staff and First Selectwoman Denise Menard to explore the possibility of locating a casino in their town.
Tags: East Windsor, Jason Bowsza, casino, two tribes, I-91 corridor, Windsor, Enfield, Massachusetts, casino, MGM Springfield, dh
April 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 3:21pm
April 17, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | April 17, 2015 8:00am
So the Meriden campus of Middlesex Community College will be saved, but vital public library services may not be. The honor guard for veterans may be spared the axe, but municipal budgets might have to endure the blow. Welcome to the excruciating reality of permanent fiscal crisis.