March 11, 2013
by Megan Merrigan | March 11, 2013 6:04pm
“Education is a right. Say ‘no’ to tuition hikes,” Central Connecticut State University students and professors chanted at Monday’s rally against a proposed tuition increase for all four Connecticut state universities and 12 community colleges.
Tags: Eric Bergenn, CCSU, university, tuition hike, Board of Regents, Megan Merrigan, dh
October 20, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | October 20, 2012 6:33pm
NEW BRITAIN — Fifth District Congressional candidates Andrew Roraback and Elizabeth Esty share a fundamental opposition to the death penalty, but Roraback voted against repeal this year and Esty accused him of waffling on the issue during Saturday’s debate at the Trinity on Main Theater.
October 16, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | October 16, 2012 5:10pm
Gov. Dannel Malloy said he wasn’t being partisan Tuesday when he picked a President Barack Obama-themed soda over another one themed for Mitt Romney at a visit to Avery’s Beverages in New Britain. It just tasted better, he said.
August 17, 2012
by Susan Bigelow and Doug Hardy | August 17, 2012 11:00am
Despite some opening-night hiccups, the Secretary of the State’s office is hoping municipal election officials will embrace an instantaneous, public, digital returns reporting system in time for November.
August 14, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | August 14, 2012 4:02pm
(Updated 6:35 p.m.) The federal investigation involving Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign was on the minds of some Democrats heading to the polls in Farmington Tuesday. Several former supporters said they casted votes for his primary opponent Elizabeth Esty due to their uneasiness.
July 30, 2012
by Christine Stuart | July 30, 2012 5:30am
July 19, 2012
by Christine Stuart | July 19, 2012 1:32pm
July 13, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | July 13, 2012 4:40pm
The New Britain-Hartford busway is happening. Construction crews are working on it across the state. But that hasn’t stopped a group of Republican lawmakers from calling reporters to raise objections at every turn, and the Malloy administration seems to be growing tired of it.
Tags: busway, joe markley, Roy Occhiogrosso, sampson, betts
May 30, 2012
by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2012 1:16pm
For opponents of the New Britain - Hartford Busway, a pending lawsuit between Pan Am Southern railroad company and the state Transportation Department has been held out as a last-ditch effort to stop the controversial project. But the lawyer who filed the complaint says stopping the busway isn’t the objective.
Tags: busway, Joe Markley, lawsuit, ctfastrak
April 18, 2012
by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2012 12:19pm
(Updated 4:11 p.m.) Opponents of the 9.4-mile New Britain-to-Hartford busway rallied at the Legislative Office Building Wednesday morning where they were booed by dozens of construction workers who support the nearly $570 million project.