January 23, 2013
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2013 8:45pm
January 8, 2013
by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2013 2:22pm
When the next session of the General Assembly opens tomorrow there will be more Hispanic state legislators than at any other moment in Connecticut’s history, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Tuesday.
November 13, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | November 13, 2012 4:27pm
November 9, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | November 9, 2012 3:13pm
When amended vote returns were counted in Meriden and Cheshire Friday, the 13th senatorial district race was no longer close enough to force a recount, leaving Democrat Dante Bartolomeo the winner in a tight race over Meriden Republican Len Suzio.
August 3, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | August 3, 2012 3:51pm
As Sen. Len Suzio was holding his second press conference in opposition to an inmate early release program, the Malloy administration was blasting him as a hypocrite for advocating the early release of a white collar criminal who’d served only 10 percent of his sentence.
Tags: Len Suzio, Michael Lawlor, Frankie Resto, Meriden
July 17, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid and Elizabeth Bowling | July 17, 2012 1:57pm
A recent Meriden murder has Republican lawmakers again sounding the alarm over a state policy giving prison inmates the opportunity for an early parole hearing. However, the Malloy administration maintains the law did not result in an early prison release for the man accused of the crime.
June 3, 2012
by Christine Stuart | June 3, 2012 10:01pm
MERIDEN — Standing outside his campaign headquarters Sunday as rain clouds threatened, it became immediately clear to reporters that there wasn’t much Chris Donovan was going to say about the federal investigation that led to the arrest of his campaign finance director.
What Donovan did say is that he plans to stay in the 5th Congressional District race.
February 28, 2012
by Natalie Missakian | February 28, 2012 6:29am
Amy Farrior, a first-grade teacher in Marlborough, was excited at first when she heard Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calling 2012 the year for education reform. But then she heard the governor’s remarks on tenure, and how he suggests teachers can earn it. “Basically the only thing you have to do is show up,” he said.
Farrior says she was shocked.
February 10, 2012
by Christine Stuart | February 10, 2012 6:30am
December 28, 2011
by Christine Stuart | December 28, 2011 6:30am
Embracing the old proverb that it takes a village to raise a child the U.S. Department of Education awarded Meriden Children First a $460,000 planning grant to develop a community approach to educating neighborhood blocks of children.