| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:34 PM
For a rough-and-tumble political town, the New Britain mayoral election this year seems much less raucous than usual. That may bode well for incumbent Democrat Tim O'Brien.
Mr. O'Brien, 45, is seeking a second term. He is opposed by Republican Erin...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:11 PM
To create high-paying jobs in Connecticut, economic development professionals often remind us that the future belongs to places that value education and knowledge creation.
We've been through a rough patch, transitioning from old-line manufacturing to a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Connecticut has a growing number of farms. The state also has a growing demand for food from food pantries, even in seemingly affluent towns.
Is there a way to connect the increasing need with the growing supply?
The number of farms in Connecticut...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:44 AM
HARTFORD — Gold Street forms a gentle, S-shaped ribbon of no more than a tenth of a mile between Main Street and Bushnell Park, past Carl Andre's Stone Field Sculpture and the gate to the final resting place of the city's founders.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:54 PM
In the early years of the past decade, the four state museums were constantly threatened with closure or cutback. These vitally important historic and cultural sites — the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, the Henry Whitfield Museum in...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:09 PM
California's economy perked up in February, adding 58,800 net new jobs and gaining some momentum after a lackluster showing the month before.
The job gains helped push the unemployment rate down to 8% from 8.1% in January, the state's Employment...
| Feb 24, 2014
REVERE, Mass. — Voters in this working-class city on Boston's North Shore — with its long history of gambling on greyhounds and horse racing — will decide Tuesday whether to allow Mohegan Sun to build a $1.3 billion casino at the Suffolk...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:17 PM
HARTFORD — Opening an election-year legislative session in which the state faces a projected budget surplus, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday called for modest tax relief and investments in education, jobs and social services that he said will help...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Did you miss the anniversary last month?
That’s OK. So did President Obama.
It was the one-year anniversary of Rocco Landesman announcing his resignation as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
It’s been 13 months now and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:36 PM
"Connecticut is moving forward," Gov. Dannel P. Malloy repeated several times Thursday in his snow-delayed fourth State of the State speech to a joint session of the General Assembly.
It was a cautiously optimistic and for the most part accurate...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Investors for years have poured money into bonds despite the low yields, viewing them as low-risk and reliable. The trend has been so dominant that some experts have warned of a so-called "safety bubble."
But after the Federal Reserve indicated that...