| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Connecticut's biggest airports seem to be stuck in a strange and frustrating limbo. Lots of local and state folks see them as potentially high-flying engines of economic prosperity, but they never quite achieve lift-off.
Bradley International Airport...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Summertime, and the living is easy. You would think that I'd be happy.
Here I sit in my leafy suburb, making big bucks writing the occasional column for The Courant -- and basking in all the afterglow of having my photo in the Oldest Newspaper of...
| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 3:24 AM
Appointed Sen. Michael Bennet won the Democratic nomination to a full term in Colorado Tuesday night, overcoming a fierce primary challenge at home and an outbreak of anti-establishment fever nationwide. In Connecticut, Linda McMahon easily captured the...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:39 PM
New Haveners who want to participate in this year's aldermanic and mayoral races have less than a week to register as Democrats.
That's because the real elections happen during the primaries. Aside from Arlene DePino, the city's only Republican...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Ah, Jesus. I liked Darnell Goldson. Liked.
Now, not so much.
The West Rock alderman was the oppositon to pretty much everything New Haven Mayor John DeStefano wanted. Sometimes, his criticism made him a pariah among his fellow aldermen, many of whom...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 12:44 PM
Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes.
The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:06 AM
The showdown between New Haven Mayor John DeStefano's administration and the Occupy New Haven campers on The Green has been postponed for at least a couple of weeks.
A federal judge is allowing that much time for additional court hearings on the issue,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:51 AM
President Obama's jobs bill remains stalled in Congress at the moment, but the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is calling for its passage.
CCM pushed for the state's seven-member Congressional delegation, including five House and two Senate...