| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required.
That surprised and concerned some...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:31 PM
HARTFORD — Keeping track of official estimates of Connecticut's state surplus over the past few months has been a little like attempting to describe the flight of a bumblebee: It's down, it's up, down, and there it goes, up again.
All those swerves...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The schooner Amistad, the replica of the ship that was the scene of a famed slave revolt in 1839, is temporarily back in Connecticut waters.
That's an improvement over the situation last summer, when the tall ship's whereabouts were difficult to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
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.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Access Health CT says it will start calling thousands of customers Friday to tell them that they were assigned an incorrect tax credit, creating problems with their medical coverage.
The exchange said 5,784 customers were identified as having...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Sen. Andrew Maynard is in a Rhode Island hospital after suffering "severe" and "multiple injuries", including head injuries, as a result of a fall from an outside staircase at his Stonington home early Monday, according to police.
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Yachters and local planning and zoning officials seem to have won their battle with the world's largest hedge fund, whose CEO wanted to build a $750 million headquarters on the Stamford waterfront.
Bridgewater Associates, which announced its plans to...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The next chapter in the saga of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's quest for reinstatement of his disability pension apparently will play out in court.
He and his lawyer said Friday that they plan to sue the state in Superior Court to appeal the state...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The marijuana landscape, both in Connecticut and across the nation, is changing kind of fast these days:
- A state legislative committee last week put its final stamp of approval on proposed regulations for Connecticut's new medical marijuana system....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:21 PM
If anyone’s wondering why GOP lawmakers in this day and age are so reluctant to vote for what most Americans consider sensible gun control, consider what’s happening in this moderate state of ours, home of the Newtown gun massacre.
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:06 PM
Both chambers of the state legislature voted Wednesday night in favor of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's controversial plan to recruit the nonprofit Jackson Laboratory to Farmington with a $291 million offer to construct a new building and create 300 direct...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
Retiree Duane Billington fought for 18 months against Jackson Laboratory’s plan to expand in Florida, and he was relieved when the proposal was finally withdrawn in the Sunshine State.
The former engineering technician and civic activist became a...