| Dec 22, 2014
One in four Connecticut high school students has used an electronic cigarette, according to a study by researchers from the Yale School of Medicine, and even more students reported that they are likely to try an e-cigarette at some point in the future....
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Frances Koons had a good wakeup call Saturday morning to get her going for the USA Track and Field Club Cross Country Championships.
Her younger sister, Anne, due with her first child, was having labor pains. Koons, a former PIAA Class 3A track and...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:19 AM
MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant.
But this small corner of...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:20 AM
State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:54 PM
NORTH HAVEN — Social media lit up Thursday afternoon after famed singer and musician Taylor Swift was spotted at a local Starbucks.
Two Quinnipiac University students were among those who got to meet Swift.
Kathleen Barry, a junior studying...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The 2014 governor's race hinged largely on which of two unpopular candidates managed to make himself less disliked than the other, each trying to get voters to overcome negative opinions, swallow hard and vote for him.
That's what the pundits and...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:56 AM
When Ikeoluwa Opayemi walked into Meadowside Elementary School in Milford on Friday, it signaled the end of a legal battle with the school district that had barred her entry because of fears related to Ebola.
Earlier this month, the third-grader was...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Charlie Crist sought to turn the Democratic retirees at Century Village into an army of surrogates for the final days of his campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
He told the crowd — almost all of whom raised their hands to indicate they'...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:51 PM
To win next week's election for governor, Republican Tom Foley will have to persuade hundreds of thousands of voters outside his own party that he is the best choice to lead blue state Connecticut.
Like other Republicans who run for office in...