| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to provide universal prekindergarten education for poor children is ambitious. He wants to start by making 1,000 more preschool spaces available, aiming to enroll 4,000 more children by 2019.
Yet Mr. Malloy would be better...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
In 2009, when veterans' homelessness was becoming a national embarrassment, five houses owned by the state sat empty across from the State Veterans Home & Hospital in Rocky Hill. The houses were once used by staff.
The Courant asked state Department...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 -- among the highest in the nation -- by 2017. Last year the legislature raised the...
| Jan 26, 2014
I understand I'm a little late with this but I've been away.
I think 2014 is going to be a fun year.
I don't mean this in every way.
The Yankees have gotten considerably stronger this off season, while the Red Sox have pretty much stayed the same,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 AM
From the steepled churches of Newtown, Conn., to the state Capitol in Hartford, bells chimed 26 times Saturday to remember the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, which sparked a debate on gun laws that continues to divide the nation....
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The state House of Representatives has voted for a state budget that includes the introduction of Keno, described as electronic bingo. The budget bill would authorize 600 Keno lottery terminals in Connecticut. Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy backs an incremental rise in the state’s hourly minimum wage to $9 by 2015 from its current rate of $8.25. He says it will make it “just a little easier for working people in our state, without adversely impacting the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Apparently, you can be the type of person who squats over a washing machine to drop turds on a stranger's clothing and still get into Yale. A menace students have deemed “the Poopetrator” has “repeatedly defecated” into campus...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Attendance was down again at the New Haven Open tennis tournament, by 7,208 fans, but tournament director Anne Worcester said paid attendance was up.
"Our ticket revenues are up every day but one day, when it rained Thursday," Worcester said. "We...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Genetically speaking, about 70,000 people in Connecticut are living in an informational black hole that could end up killing them.
That's approximately the number of adoptees here, and a Connecticut law passed in 1975 prevents them from finding out...