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  • Republicans Fault Early Release Program For Baby Stabbing

    --Connecticut Senate Republicans said Wednesday that the fatal stabbing of a baby in Bristol last month was the consequence of a early release prison program that "frankly puts public safety in jeopardy." But Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Haddam Neck Church Receives Grant

    Earlier this month, the Connecticut Trust approved Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grants, and Maintenance & Repair Grants totaling $209,902 to 21 municipalities and nonprofit organizations. The grants will make possible a minimum initial...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 'Tee Off With Women' Supports Domestic Violence Victims

    More than 100 women golfers hit the links at Indian Hill Country Club July 29 to show their support for domestic violence survivors and the programs that assist them. Together, golfers and sponsors brought in $33,000 during the event. Proceeds will be...
  • Walker Running For Lieutenant Governor To 'Save The State'

     Walker Running For Lieutenant Governor To 'Save The State'
    BRIDGEPORT — David M. Walker is an accountant who has run three federal government agencies and two not-for-profits and spent 20 years in the private sector. He is now seeking a job in Hartford that has no constitutional authority except presiding...
  • Awareness, Attitude Change Needed To Stem Domestic Violence

    The trend is deeply troubling. Already this year, there have been 10 homicides stemming from intimate partner violence in Connecticut. That's close to the annual average of 14 in recent years — and it's only midsummer. Since 2000, a woeful total...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Enfield's Thompsonville Fire District Taxpayers To Vote On District Running Wednesday

    The Thompsonville Fire District will hold a district-wide meeting for taxpayers Wednesday to decide how the district will operate. Originally, a meeting scheduled for July 15 was set to hold a taxpayer discussion and vote, but due to a posting error,...
  • State Ranks High On Long-Term Elder Care, But Caregivers' Needs Not Met

    Connecticut outperforms most states in addressing elder long-term care, but needs to improve support for family caregivers, transitions between hospitals and other settings and affordability of nursing homes, according to a national report card. The...
  • Governor Tells Amistad America To Send Ship To Sailfest in New London

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Thursday to Amistad America, urging the financially troubled organization to bring the ship to Sailfest in New London this weekend or face the prospect of losing its nearly $400,000 in annual state funding. Malloy's...
  • Offering state-sponsored retirement accounts to private-sector workers

    California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon's "second mother," his Aunt Francisca, spent most of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people who had pensions through their employers or were wealthy enough to set aside money in their own...
  • Teaching Kids To Fight Being Lifelong Victims

    One law can rescue people from the spiral of self-hatred that adds them to the growing pile of prisoners in the country's correctional facilities. And at the close of the Connecticut General Assembly's most recent session in May, our legislators...
  • GMO Seed Opposition Is Anti-Science

    GMO Seed Opposition Is Anti-Science
    To create high-paying jobs in Connecticut, economic development professionals often remind us that the future belongs to places that value education and knowledge creation. We've been through a rough patch, transitioning from old-line manufacturing to a...