| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:48 PM
HARTFORD — Arguing that Clark Elementary School families have been "failed again," the education reform group Achieve Hartford! called on school officials to "go bold" and give Clark students an advantage in this year's school choice lotteries....
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:53 PM
Changes are coming to how Spanish-speaking students working to master English are educated at the Oswego-based Community Unit School District 308, where school board members will soon be asked to choose a new approach to teach those students.
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:57 AM
A woman in purple pajama pants mugged another woman for $100 in lottery winnings outside a Middle Smithfield convenience store Saturday night, according to state police.
State police said the victim, a 23-year-old Bushkill woman, had cashed a winning...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 1:42 PM
As neighboring suburbs have swelled with new subdivisions, fast-food chains and traffic just a few miles down the road, this tiny community of 488 people has fought to stay the way it has been for decades.
Residents identify each other by which historic...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Why don’t we just build a wall around Connecticut and charge people to enter and exit from every road that crosses the border? Or, better yet, a moat, yes, build a moat around our little corner of paradise and use boats like the Connecticut River...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 9:21 AM
In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper.
Those of us happily working in the...
| Feb 8, 2015
Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in Saturday's Powerball drawing, resulting in a $450 million jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday....
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:30 PM
Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.
Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:28 PM
A Hamden man's 19-year quest to claim a $5.8 million lottery jackpot has led to a bill before the state legislature.
On Oct. 13, 1995 Clarence Jackson purchased a lottery ticket but didn't discover it was a multi-million dollar winner until exactly a...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Quentin Moore's latest court filing has little to do with his upcoming murder trial or allegations he killed three people since 2001.
Instead, 33-year-old Moore seeks money he claims he won from the Illinois Lottery from a ticket bought at a...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It's hard to avoid Powerball fever since the jackpot reached half a billion dollars before Wednesday night's drawing.
Here are some sobering statistics for those dreaming about hitting that jackpot.
Quiz: Test your knowledge of Powerball
The odds of...