April 24, 2016
by Staff Report | April 24, 2016 10:21pm
April 13, 2016
by Audrey A. Cole | April 13, 2016 5:00pm
Almost since its inception in 1965, the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, has sought to shut down the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut. Through the years unsupported and disparaging comments from those same faraway administrators would filter back that somehow the university’s regional campus system did not measure up to the academic standards of the main campus in Storrs. Then, suddenly in early March, the people in the Northwestern Connecticut were given a few weeks to react to the impending permanent closing of the Torrington campus, forestalling any attempt to honestly and fairly discuss and dissent from this decision.
April 1, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 1, 2016 5:30am
As Rahm Emanuel once said while his boss was trying to get Obamacare passed, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” And nothing illustrates it better than the recent announcement by University of Connecticut officials that they’re seriously considering closing their Torrington campus as lawmakers desperately seek savings while in the throes of state’s perpetual budget crisis.
March 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2016 2:15pm
Mayors from three of Connecticut’s largest cities traveled Friday to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to ask lawmakers not to reverse the property tax relief approved last year.
November 10, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 10, 2015 11:50pm
September 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 23, 2015 4:00pm
Police in Connecticut continued to target black and Hispanic drivers at a disproportionate rate over the past winter in both the number of stops and the likelihood of getting a ticket, according to the latest installment of racial profiling data mandated by the state legislature.
July 31, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | July 31, 2015 5:29am
In most places, the summers are slim pickins’ for state political junkies. And truth be told, except for the lively mayor’s race in Hartford, it’s pretty slow here in Connecticut as well — even with the party conventions, caucuses, and primaries.
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 1:02pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lockbox” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it.
July 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am
Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.
May 5, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 5, 2015 2:27pm