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Premium Content Malloy unveils latest tourism campaign

 April 24, 2014; Updated: 9:51 am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced another round of Connecticut “Still Revolutionary” advertising that will showcase the diverse experiences visitors can have in Connecticut.

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Connecticut teen seeks OK for 21-year-old prom date

 April 24, 2014; Updated: 8:58 am

A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.

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Premium Content Labor unions, free market spur extended debate in state Senate

 April 24, 2014; Updated: 11:43 pm

A minor bill became a multi-hour political debate about organized labor versus free market capitalism among state senators on Wednesday.

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Premium Content State House OKs creation of regional dispatches

 April 23, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

A bill that would give municipalities, including New London, Waterford and East Lyme, the power to create a regional dispatch authority for police, fire and emergency services is moving along in the state legislature.

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Westbrook man charged in Yale hoax threat

 April 23, 2014; Updated: 11:45 am

New Haven police say they have charged a Westbrook with making a hoax call in November to say an armed man was heading to shoot up Yale University.

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Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut closing

 April 23, 2014; Updated: 10:21 am

An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that has produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing after 47 years.

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Premium Content ECSU faculty member apologizes for anti-Republican statement in class

 April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

An Eastern Connecticut State University faculty member has apologized for comments made in a creative writing class Monday.

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Premium Content Legislative committee approves 3 bills affecting municipal revenue

 April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:33 am

The General Assembly's Planning and Development Committee passed a bill Monday that would send more state money to municipalities with extensive numbers of tax-exempt properties while approving two other bills that would provide property tax...

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Premium Content State health department announces emergency medical supply drill

 April 21, 2014; Updated: 5:48 pm

The state Department of Public Health will lead a full-scale exercise to test the state's ability to obtain emergency medical supplies from the federal Strategic National Stockpile, the department announced today. The exercise will take...

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NOAA: Be on the lookout for seal pups

 April 21, 2014; Updated: 6:24 am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking residents of coastal New England to be wary of seal pups on local beaches.

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Not all in R.I. want university cops armed

 April 21, 2014; Updated: 10:40 pm

The University of Rhode Island's plan to arm campus police is drawing mixed reviews from students and faculty, with some saying it's long overdue at the nation's only public university where campus police do not carry guns and others who fear it...

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New Haven teams canvass campaign aims to halt killing of city's children

 April 21, 2014; Updated: 10:39 pm

"We want to stop the senseless violent crimes that have been stealing our children from New Haven families, stealing life itself from young people in our city, and stealing all the potential contributions of those young people from our city...

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UConn's 1st fire chief now dressed for the occasion

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Storrs - Thirty-six years after the University of Connecticut's first career fire chief retired, Merrill Cummings was presented Thursday with a new uniform honoring his decades of service as chief.

"Thank you from the bottom of my...

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State veterans home a part of effort to end homelessness

 April 20, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Rocky Hill - A push to end homelessness among Connecticut veterans by 2015 is generating renewed interest in the state's Veterans Home in Rocky Hill.

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office is creating a working group that will determine the...

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Premium Content Long workdays loom for state legislators

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 1:04 am

State lawmakers are taking a brief hiatus over Easter weekend but will be putting in long hours starting next week as they have only 2½ weeks left to pass budget adjustments for next year.

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Vengeful note left after two North Stonington boys' murder

 April 19, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Hartford - A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

The report, obtained...

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Premium Content Legislation to address state Supreme Court ruling on horses advances to state Senate

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

Legislators of the state House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Thursday that said horses, ponies, donkeys and mules do not belong to a species that possess “a naturally mischievous or vicious propensity.”

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Blumenthal: Metro-North fined $552,000 past decade

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 12:33 am

New Haven — Metro-North, the nation's second-largest commuter railroad, has been fined $552,000 over the past decade for safety violations and defects, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday.

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Premium Content Grants will upgrade state's school kitchens

 April 18, 2014; Updated: 12:58 am

Connecticut will receive $278,079 as part of $25 million in grants announced today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help schools purchase kitchen equipment needed to provide nutritious lunches and breakfasts.

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Premium Content Republican legislators offer alternative budget proposals

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Republicans are proposing several spending cuts and revenue adjustments that would ultimately reduce spending levels below those proposed by the Democrats and the governor this year. They would eliminate $827 million worth of what they called...

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Premium Content DEEP ready for opening day of trout fishing

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 3:18 pm

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has stocked the state's rivers, streams, lakes and ponds in advance of the opening day of the trout fishing season on Saturday.
Approximately...

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Connecticut jobs increase as winter's freeze ends

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 12:12 pm

Wethersfield — Connecticut labor officials say the state added 4,900 jobs in March, helping to restore the jobs lost in January due to extreme weather.
The Department of Labor...

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Premium Content House vote takes aim at e-book prices

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday that aims to lower the price of electronic books for public libraries over time by having the State Library Board set up a statewide platform for e-books.

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Premium Content Some CL&P customers to be enrolled in energy-saving service

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 4:54 pm

Starting Monday, more than 340,000 Connecticut Light & Power customers will be automatically enrolled in a new, free energy-saving service called Home Energy Reports, an Energize Connecticut initiative, CL&P and Energize Connecticut announced in a...

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Premium Content Access Health CT enrolls a total of 208,301 residents

 April 17, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

A total of 208,301 Connecticut residents enrolled in health care coverage through the Access Health CT online marketplace as of Sunday, the quasi-public agency announced Thursday.

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