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There’s something very wrong about nicknaming a hurricane “Frankenstorm,” then having it cancel Halloween. In a bittersweet message for New Haven children on Tuesday, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. declared the Wednesday the 31st would be a...
Connecticut's biggest airports seem to be stuck in a strange and frustrating limbo. Lots of local and state folks see them as potentially high-flying engines of economic prosperity, but they never quite achieve lift-off. Bradley International Airport...
Summertime, and the living is easy. You would think that I'd be happy. Here I sit in my leafy suburb, making big bucks writing the occasional column for The Courant -- and basking in all the afterglow of having my photo in the Oldest Newspaper of...
Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
The showdown between New Haven Mayor John DeStefano's administration and the Occupy New Haven campers on The Green has been postponed for at least a couple of weeks. A federal judge is allowing that much time for additional court hearings on the issue,...
Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
Tags: East Haven, Abusive Behavior, Joe Paterno, Middletown, Stratford
Get ready for another battle over stop-light camera legislation 'cause those New Haven dudes ain't giving upThey tried in 2007 and failed. Tried again in 2009, and 2010 and 2011, and failed every time. But those determined dudes in New Haven aren’t giving up on their quest to win legislative approval for cameras at stop lights to catch law-breaking...
If you think Connecticut's Occupy movement is going to wither away in the winter cold, or get co-opted by unions or lefty groups, or get sucked into Obama's re-election push, you'd better listen to what Danielle Digirolamo and other “occupiers&...
New Haveners who want to participate in this year's aldermanic and mayoral races have less than a week to register as Democrats. That's because the real elections happen during the primaries. Aside from Arlene DePino, the city's only Republican...
Ah, Jesus. I liked Darnell Goldson. Liked. Now, not so much. The West Rock alderman was the oppositon to pretty much everything New Haven Mayor John DeStefano wanted. Sometimes, his criticism made him a pariah among his fellow aldermen, many of whom...
NEW HAVEN — Members of the New 18, a group set on lowering the voting age in New Haven to 16, took to the Green last week to rally and raise awareness. Composed mostly of students at the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, the campaign is...
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