| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Dianne Grenier has lived on Andover Lake since 1986. Retired from a 40-year career at Pratt and Whitney in 2017, Grenier has always been heavily involved with her community. "I am interested in all things Andover," said Grenier. "This is the community I...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 5:20 PM
HARTFORD — Kenneth Ireland's credentials for a post on the state's board of pardons and paroles are unlike any of his fellow nominees.
During a confirmation hearing Friday before the state judiciary committee, Ireland, imprisoned for more than...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:04 PM
Connecticut should make a few targeted improvements in transit bus service, but should focus its transportation dollars mainly on shoring up existing highways and transit systems rather than initiate new projects, a report recommends.
For too many...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:21 PM
HARTFORD — The state income tax will generate nearly $500 million more next year as the Connecticut economy continues to slowly improve, according to the latest consensus revenue estimates released Thursday.
The estimates, which are required by...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:16 PM
HARTFORD – There will be plenty of pomp and circumstance at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, along with bitterly cold temperatures and the possibility of snow showers.
Malloy, a Democrat from Stamford, will be sworn in...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:00 AM
HARTFORD — As the 2015 legislative session opens Wednesday, the idea of tolls on Connecticut highways has bubbled up as one of the top issues.
While tolls have been discussed for years, the concept has taken on new weight this year as both Gov....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called Friday for a constitutional amendment to prevent money set aside for transportation from being diverted for other purposes.
For years, Connecticut governors and legislators have routinely moved money out of the state's...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The head of Foxwoods Resort Casino said this week that extending drinking hours at the casinos makes sense given the "24-hour" nature of casinos, but that the ultimate decision on whether to push for those extended hours rests with the Mashantucket Pequot...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:11 AM
For years, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has deflected criticism for the state's economic woes, repeatedly reminding residents that he did not "drive the state into the ditch."
But as he prepares to embark on his second term in the governor's office, Malloy...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Cruising from one end of the CTfastrak busway to the other aboard bus 4401 Tuesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicted that central Connecticut commuters will embrace the new transit system after it opens March 28.
Malloy, who has a fair amount of his...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:49 AM
Howard Pitkin, commissioner of the state banking department for seven years, much of it marked by the mortgage crisis, will retire in January, ending four decades in the department.
"I'm of an age that I still want to enjoy the years I have left with...