| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:15 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Tamara Hall had in her possession a video of the New Haven police stomping, kicking and punching Joseph Donaby while he was on the ground. It was an event she witnessed first-hand from the driver's seat of her car on Blake Street last month. She says it...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 12:39 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:02 AM
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a measure to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act last week. It was a party-line vote in favor of sending a bill called The Respect for Marriage Act to the Senate and House. Ten Democrats voted for it; eight...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:51 AM
President Obama's jobs bill remains stalled in Congress at the moment, but the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities is calling for its passage.
CCM pushed for the state's seven-member Congressional delegation, including five House and two Senate...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 PM
A public employee in one of the city's most detested departments found an unorthodox way to pay homage to his boss, and got a handful of city residents and aldermen to foot the bill.
The worker, who asked not to be named because he works for the city...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
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...