CT News Junkie

A Connecticut news site that understands the usual media offerings just…aren’t…enough.

Guilford

July 11, 2018

Guilford Takes The Plunge & Rolls Back School Start Times

by Jack Kramer | Jul 11, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Education | Guilford

Mamuka Gotsiridze via Shutterstock

GUILFORD, CT — After years of study Guilford has joined a small group of Connecticut towns that have moved their school start times later to allow kids more sleep.

Continue reading "Guilford Takes The Plunge & Rolls Back School Start Times" »

July 3, 2018

Animal Lovers Plead With Guilford Officials to Spare Dog’s Life

by Jack Kramer | Jul 3, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Guilford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie

GUILFORD, CT — A group of dog lovers made a passionate pitch Monday to try and prevent an 8-year-old, 70 pound pit bull mix from being euthanized.

Continue reading "Animal Lovers Plead With Guilford Officials to Spare Dog’s Life" »

June 4, 2018

Advocates Take Weekend To Speak Up About Gun Violence

by Jack Kramer | Jun 4, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Public Safety | Guilford

Jack Kramer  / ctnewsjunkie

GUILFORD, CT — The color orange was on full display Sunday as gun control advocates gathered on the Guilford Green to observe efforts to stem gun violence in the country.

Continue reading "Advocates Take Weekend To Speak Up About Gun Violence" »

April 10, 2018

One Democrat, Two Republicans Want Kennedy’s Seat

by Jack Kramer | Apr 10, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | Killingworth | Madison

Google map

BRANFORD, CT — A few weeks after Ted Kennedy, Jr. surprised many by announcing he wouldn’t be seeking re-election to the 12th Senate district seat, one Democrat and two Republicans have expressed interest in replacing him.

Continue reading "One Democrat, Two Republicans Want Kennedy’s Seat" »

March 29, 2018

OP-ED | Students Restore Faith in the Future with ‘March For Our Lives’

by Barth Keck | Mar 29, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Education | Opinion | Public Health | Public Safety | East Haddam | Enfield | Guilford | Hartford | Middlefield | Old Saybrook | Shelton | Stamford | Westport

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie

When I decided to quit my public-relations gig just six years out of college to become a high school English teacher, it was the best decision I could have made. That was 27 years ago, and teaching has been nothing short of challenging, inspiring, and rewarding.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Students Restore Faith in the Future with ‘March For Our Lives’" »

March 1, 2018

Ted Kennedy Jr. Won’t Seek Re-Election To Senate

by Christine Stuart | Mar 1, 2018 12:44am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Branford | Durham | Guilford | North Branford

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie

HARTFORD, CT — In a late Wednesday evening email, Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. announced he wouldn’t seek a third term in the Connecticut Senate.

Continue reading "Ted Kennedy Jr. Won’t Seek Re-Election To Senate" »

February 12, 2018

Guilford Mom Gets Trump’s Attention On Opioid Crisis

by Jack Kramer | Feb 12, 2018 12:13pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Health Care | Mental Health Care | Public Health | White House | Guilford


NEW YORK, NY — A Guilford mother who lost her son to a drug overdose and has been one of Connecticut’s leading spokespeople in the fight against the epidemic made an emotional plea on national television Monday for more focus on the crisis that killed over 1,000 people in Connecticut in 2017.

Continue reading "Guilford Mom Gets Trump’s Attention On Opioid Crisis" »

February 1, 2018

Shoreline Lawmakers Seek To Spare Shore Line East From Service Reduction

by Jack Kramer | Feb 1, 2018 1:07pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | Transportation | Rail | Guilford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT—A bipartisan group of shoreline state legislators and first selectman held a press conference at the Guilford train station Wednesday to oppose proposed cuts by the Department of Transportation to the Shore Line East commuter rail line.

Continue reading "Shoreline Lawmakers Seek To Spare Shore Line East From Service Reduction" »

October 5, 2017

Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override

by Jack Kramer | Oct 5, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: State Budget | Education Cost Sharing | Special Session | Branford | Guilford | Madison

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie GUILFORD, CT — Republicans from the Connecticut shoreline are trying to resurrect an effort to override the governor’s veto of the two-year, $40.7 billion budget that was passed in September. The effort comes despite an assertion from the Democratic Speaker of the House that he wouldn’t be raising the override for a vote again.

Continue reading "Shoreline Republicans Renew Push For Veto Override" »

April 18, 2017

Greenberg To Explore Race For Comptroller With Citizens Election Program

by Jack Kramer | Apr 18, 2017 4:24pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Guilford | Litchfield

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT - Republican Mark Greenberg, who has run three unsuccessful bids for the 5th Congressional District, filed paperwork Tuesday to explore a run for state Comptroller in 2018.

Continue reading "Greenberg To Explore Race For Comptroller With Citizens Election Program" »

Social Networks We Use

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Sponsored Messages

Paid for by Stevenson4CT, Michele Berardo, Treasurer