| May 17, 2013
| 2:51 PM
An unusual cocktail of politics, electricity and matrimony gives a provocative flavor to the story of an environmental group's lawsuit over wind-turbine developers' illegal clear-cutting of 2.5 acres of state forest on Canaan Mountain in 2010.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:01 AM
In some ways, 2012 was a carryover year from news of 2011, as the governor continued his aggressive economic development spending, United Technologies Corp. consummated a deal it announced in 2011, and the year's nastiest labor strike grew out of a 2011...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
A good bill to get more clean energy into Connecticut has been held up in the House. That's too bad. The House should pass the bill, which has already passed the Senate. It would likely lower Connecticut's sky-high electric rates while decreasing the...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A UConn law student has been arrested and ordered to stay off the school's West Hartford campus over a series of disturbing comments she reportedly made online. WFSB reports that the investigation began after 32-year-old Anya Bargh allegedly suggested...
| May 7, 2013
| 3:17 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty acted wisely last month when she returned $3,500 in campaign contributions from executives and lobbyists for Northeast Utilities, an energy company regulated by her husband, Dan Esty, who is the commissioner of the state...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:47 PM
You pay attention to the wrong things. That's what three politicians claimed when caught in betrayals of the public interest in the past two weeks. With no credible explanation for their bad acts, each branded their controversy a "distraction" as they...
| May 4, 2013
| 1:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has accepted tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from people in the energy and environmental industries, which are regulated by her husband, Dan Esty, commissioner of the state Department of...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 8:20 PM
More than a month after legislators announced the establishment of a fund to help first responders to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, just less than $22,000 has been donated by the private companies that pledged to sustain it.
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:14 PM
State utility regulators announced Wednesday that they are "legally obliged to review the proposed merger" of Northeast Utilities and NSTAR, a Boston-based utility, reversing a decision they made six months ago.
The preliminary decision by the Public...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:15 PM
On Thursday and Friday, nearly 1,200 members of two unions for CL&P are set to vote on the company's latest offer, and it's nearly certain the workers will reject the pact.
That means a strike by linemen and others could happen any time after the vote...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
The left, which possesses the loudest voice in Connecticut's public life, encourages diversity in everything but thought. You must adhere to the orthodoxy that government is good, bigger government is better, except for law enforcement, which is always...