| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:18 AM
HARTFORD — Home-schooling parents are revolting against recommendations that children with disabilities being taught at home have a special education plan that would need the approval of the local school district.
The proposal was included in a...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:14 PM
My wife and I have four children, three of whom are home schooled, which is why an ill-considered proposal by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission to tighten home-schooling regulations caught our attention. If Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has any sense, it's one...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:38 PM
As someone who was involuntarily committed for psychiatric treatment seven times in four years and served six years at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, I know every angle of commitment. The times I was taken to the hospital were like kidnappings;...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:21 AM
Two years after Connecticut passed one of the nation's toughest gun-control laws, advocates are pushing for a new bill that would allow the removal of guns and ammunition from a person subject to a temporary restraining order, without a hearing by a...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 7:00 AM
With final edits and approvals, members of a commission writing a report on the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have begun to think about the impact their work will have on parents of victims and surviving children, as well as people who might read the...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:02 PM
Officials in Newtown, Conn., voted Wednesday to demolish the home that Nancy Lanza shared with her son, Adam, before he killed 20 first-graders and six adults in a 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The 12-member Newtown...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 4:27 AM
Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate.
The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 4:10 PM
At least two families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have filed a lawsuit against the town of Newtown and the school board, alleging lax security on the day 20 first-graders and six adults were shot and killed.
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The question of where, or even whether, to build a permanent memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is about to take center stage, with some victims' families opposed to the idea.
The 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:09 PM
The state Senate was moving quickly Friday to approve a series of nominees to various state posts on the bench and at the commissioner level.
Many of the nominees were placed on "consent'' calendars that are set aside for unanimous votes for state...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:12 AM
If any good can be taken from the December 2012 tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, it did raise awareness about the apparent holes in mental health services in the state. It also led to a number of hearings on the subject, with money allocated in...