| 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...
| 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 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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 PM
A public employee in one of the city's most detested departments found an unorthodox way to pay homage to his boss, and got a handful of city residents and aldermen to foot the bill.
The worker, who asked not to be named because he works for the city...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:00 AM
If you think Connecticut's Occupy movement is going to wither away in the winter cold, or get co-opted by unions or lefty groups, or get sucked into Obama's re-election push, you'd better listen to what Danielle Digirolamo and other “occupiers&...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:41 AM
They tried in 2007 and failed. Tried again in 2009, and 2010 and 2011, and failed every time. But those determined dudes in New Haven aren’t giving up on their quest to win legislative approval for cameras at stop lights to catch law-breaking...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:54 AM
At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday.
East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
| 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 10, 2011
Fourteen-year-old Rayquan Livingston had high hopes for his 8-year-old cousin, "Shownee."
"I visited every week," said Livingston, who said he played basketball with the second-grader just days ago. "I just wanted to teach him how to stay out of...
| Nov 30, 2008
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Dannel Malloy says he plans to run for
re-election as Stamford's mayor next year while still aiming for
the Connecticut governor's office in 2010.
Malloy won the Democratic endorsement to run for governor in