| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Tracey Scalzi is not a registered lobbyist. Nonetheless, Scalzi, who owns tobacco shops in Norwalk and Orange, reportedly approached state legislators to discuss pending legislation, a bill to license smoke shops, and she did so in a lobby —...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 5:20 AM
Comedian Craig Robinson is one talented dude. If you've been watching him on "The Office" for the past several years, you know that not only is he funny, he's also a great musician. Fitting then that he'll be performing this weekend at Foxwoods with his...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Tell us the bad news early.
Frustrated town officials from Simsbury, Tolland, Somers, and Roxbury delivered that message when they testified in front of Gov. Dannel Malloy's Two Storm commission Tuesday as huge mounds of brush remained piled along the...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Exit 29 off Route 91 North is a disaster - I try and avoid it in bad weather. –
- Anonymous, Mansfield
The intersection at Cook Avenue and Hanover Street in Meriden is extremely dangerous. There are accidents there regularly. Both streets turn into...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 9:25 AM
- Some disabled folks are angry over Gov. Dannel Malloy's Thanksgiving message in which he wrote of those "afflicted with handicaps that make their lives immeasurably difficult" and gave thanks for service providers who "bring them hope where maybe they...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 7:19 AM
BLAINE, Ohio — The Blaine Hill Bridge is a monument to Ohio's past.
The 385-foot, brick-paved bridge in Belmont County is also a surviving link to the historical National Road. It dates to 1828 and is the oldest surviving bridge in the Buckeye...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 3:33 PM
A 13-year state police trooper who earned more than $124,000 last year is among the state employees — including three other troopers — under investigation for allegedly filing a fraudulent food stamp application following Tropical Storm Irene....
| Dec 12, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Saying Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings on the potential firings of state employees who received food stamp benefits following Tropical Storm Irene.
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Insisting that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is rushing to judgment, an attorney is asking the state to declare a moratorium on all disciplinary hearings for state employees suspected of fraudulently receiving food stamp benefits after Tropical Storm Irene.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
For the first time, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has officially sided with a lesbian veteran seeking equal benefits for her spouse.
On June 11, the VA filed a 59-page brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C.,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Check out a new musical, “Desperate Measures,” based on William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” The show, set in the Old American West, is now running in Norwich’s Spirit of Broadway theatre and runs through July...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A photographer friend called a few weeks ago, from the grounds of the former Mansfield Training School in Mansfield. "One of the buildings has a hole in the roof with a tree growing through it," he said.
He knew I had written extensively about the state'...