| Nov 2, 2010
Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats.
The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Veterans memorials: Responding to a rash of thefts of plaques from veterans memorials, Congressman Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has introduced legislation to make the theft a federal crime....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:42 AM
Lyman and Seminole each placed three players on the first team of the All-Seminole Athletic Conference boys soccer team, which was voted on by coaches Monday night. Chase Taylor, Chris Henderson and Ian Svantesson were selected for the Greyhounds, who...
| Jun 29, 2010
The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall.
"I find it bizarre...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 1:26 PM
SOUTH BEND — Thomas G. Coley, a longtime community college administrator in the Midwest, was named Thursday as the next chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College’s north-central region.
He will begin the job June 1.
Coley has served as...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About...
• Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....
| Jan 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Lieberman was so determined to hang onto his seat in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary in Connecticut that he ran as an independent. Now he's leaving without a fight.
The 2000 Democratic vice presidential nominee, who...
| Jun 30, 2011
Dine by the vines at Chamard Vineyards (115 Cow Hill Road, Clinton; 860-664-0299, chamard.com), hosting an al fresco Singer-Songwriter and Food Truck Series that pairs live tunes with good eats throughout the summer from 5:30-8:30 p.m. On July 2, it's...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Drivers who talk or text on their phones now have a new name “zombies”. The reason for the moniker is that zombies and distracted drivers have quite a bit in common.
“You’re using about a third less of your brain,” explained...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was passed in 1996, all but one member of Connecticut's congressional delegation voted for the legislation that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Times have changed. Connecticut has legalized...