| Dec 18, 2014
| 5:44 PM
MANCHESTER — The CTfastrak busway runs from Hartford to New Britain, but it's not just a "west of the river" service, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told an audience of Manchester-region business owners Thursday.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Cruising from one end of the CTfastrak busway to the other aboard bus 4401 Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicted that central Connecticut commuters will embrace the new transit system after it opens March 28.
Malloy, who has a fair amount of his...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Working models of the new electronic ticket-vending machines and online trip planner are ready, drivers are in training, and delivery of the 60-foot lime green buses begins this week.
CTfastrak is getting ready to go.
"We're on schedule. There's...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Buildings are all around us, but sometimes we don't really see them. Unless you're paying attention, buildings often just fade into the background.
"Architecture is visual, it's a visual art, but yet it's one that sometimes is not acknowledged," said...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:06 AM
HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph.
Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
CANTON — Fire department officials are recommending that the town's ambulance service be upgraded to include paramedics, a proposal that could cost nearly $300,000 or more.
Leaders of the Canton Volunteer Fire & EMS Department outlined that...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:40 PM
UConn President Susan Herbst announced Tuesday her decision to split the university's top medical job into two roles – a move that effectively creates a new administrative position and has led UConn Health Executive Vice President and Dean of School...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year.
Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:34 PM
FARMINGTON — Voters approved a $57.24 million upgrade to the sewage plant by a wide margin, according to unofficial results Tuesday.
Unofficial results from voting machines showed that 6,055 people voted for the plan, and 3,005 voted against it,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:56 AM
What would Connecticut look like under Republican challenger Tom Foley? Or with incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy winning a second term on Tuesday? The race for governor offers some clear choices for voters on issues critical to the state....
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
FARMINGTON — A $57.24 million upgrade to the town's regional sewage treatment plant that has been in the works for years goes to voters on Tuesday for approval.
The project would be a major overhaul for the plant, which was originally built in...