| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:33 PM
DANBURY — The candidates vying to represent Connecticut's 5th District in Congress presented starkly different views on government spending, health care and how to respond to Islamic terror in a brisk, 90-minute debate Thursday night.
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door.
But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit.
The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago.
Awarding a local children's...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:04 AM
AVON — A student at Avon High School has followed in her brother's footsteps and won the Congressional Bronze Medal, an award that recognizes volunteer work and personal improvement among young people.
The award to Risa Lewis was announced by U.S....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:37 AM
In their continued push to portray 5th District Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg as a right-wing extremist whose views are out of step in Connecticut, U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has dredged up an audio clip of Greenberg discussing gay...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Washington – Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, was the only member of Connecticut's delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for an amendment Wednesday that will allow the Pentagon to spend money arming and training Syrian rebels....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
How could John Rowland tempt fate again, a decade after his crooked dealings with state contractors sent him tumbling from the governor's office into federal prison?
How did he not learn his lesson? Why didn't he make the best of the golden opportunities...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Jonathan Martin of The New York Times provides a fascinating look at how Democrats across the nation are banking on cultural issues to give them an edge in close elections, particularly among women and moderate voters.
Connecticut Democrats certainly...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty continued to hit her Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, over an email that referenced the killing of reporter Steven Sotloff in Syria earlier this month.
"I'm baffled that Mark Greenberg would send an offensive...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty continued to hit her Republican opponent, Mark Greenberg, over an email that referenced the killing of reporter Steven Sotloff in Syria earlier this month. "I'm baffled that Mark Greenberg would send an offensive...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Republican congressional candidate Mark Greenberg is protesting Democrats' preparation of a "research book" on him that contains not only biographical material – such as that he "identifies as Jewish" – but also information on his finances and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:18 PM
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty is cosponsoring legislation that would establish a federal grant program to fund inpatient treatment for heroin abuse.
The bill is a response to a high rate of heroin overdose deaths in Connecticut and throughout the country that...