| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:37 AM
By the time the dust finally settled on Tuesday night, President Barack Obama carried Pennsylvania by 5 percentage points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. So, just how correct were Pennsylvania’s army of pollsters in predicting the final...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 2:43 PM
On Nov. 6, California narrowly missed becoming the 18th state to abolish the death penalty. But an equally compelling story is evolving in Connecticut, which successfully abolished its death penalty last spring but left in place the death sentences of its...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Olympics fever isn't quite over yet. Special Olympics Connecticut holds its 2012 Holiday Sports Classic on Nov. 17 and 18 in New Haven, Hamden, Milford and East Haven. The sports featured this time around are volleyball (at Floyd Little Athletic Center,...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:00 AM
When you look at the final numbers, pollsters like Quinnipiac University's Douglas Schwartz came out of this election looking pretty good.
Predictions about Obama's victory were nearly on the money. Republican candidate Linda McMahon's U.S. Senate...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Connecticut's prep schools, more formally known as independent secondary schools and often thought of as bastions of tradition, are shedding their coat-and-tie image in favor of something more in keeping with the 21st century: environmental leadership....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Quinnipiac University's Theater for Community presents a student performance of the Naomi Wallace's The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek this week. The play is about teenagers in the Great Depression and a dare that puts 15-year-old Dalton Chance in a race over...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Halloween is right around the corner. Zombies, werewolves, ghosts, witches and vampires rule the land for the next couple weeks. If you've found yourself wondering why we care about spooky creatures this time of year, perhaps you should attend Dr. Brendan...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 8:08 AM
On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in the low single digits, a second independent university pollster came out with similar results....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:12 AM
— The new home of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut has a roof of several arches, like a row of miniature Quonset huts, to reflect interior light.
On two sides of the building, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...