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  • U.S. Rep. Courtney Declares Victory In 2nd House District Race

    U.S. Rep. Courtney Declares Victory In 2nd  House District Race
    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney won a fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday in a race against Republican opponent Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh, a New London real estate broker. Speaking before a small crowd of supporters in Norwich about 10:15 p.m.,...
  • Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt

    Connecticut Ranks Sixth In Nation For Student Loan Debt
    Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees. At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
  • East Putnam Fire Station officially opened

    The East Putnam Fire District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 15 to mark the official opening of the new $3.5 million fire station on Route 44. The building boasts bays to fit all of the station's equipment with additional room for expansion....
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • Stafford Citizens' Coalition envisions town 'Moving Forward'

    In 1771, some years before he became the country's second president, John Adams reportedly made a visit to Stafford Springs to bathe in its refreshing and rejuvenating mineral waters. Renowned for their medicinal qualities, the springs of Stafford Springs...
  • Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs

    Endorsement: Joe Courtney Is Bringing In Jobs
    Elections in the state's 2nd Congressional District, with its huge plurality of unaffiliated voters (177, 663 unaffiliated to 121,310 Democrats and 85,514 Republicans), used to be competitive. They have been less so in recent years, largely because of the...
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits downtown Willimantic

    Staff Writer On Friday, Oct. 24, Gov. Dannel Malloy and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) hosted U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez for a tour of businesses in southeastern Connecticut. The campaign-boosting tour was intended to showcase some of the...
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor visits local businesses

    After East Haddam resident Katherine Hackett lost her job running a nursing home, she hit the ground running and began to look for a new position. She interviewed for many jobs in her field. When those didn't pan out, she even considered a position in a...