| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:06 PM
It's been a rough year for Metro-North, which operates the commuter rail service between Connecticut and New York's Grand Central Station. First derailments, power failures and other accidents raised questions about the railroad's safety and its...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:43 PM
The main building at the former Seaside Regional Center in Waterford is one of a kind, a haunting historic structure, an architectural response to a 1930s medical challenge.
It was built as a sanitarium for children with tuberculosis, the first facility...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
| May 5, 2014
| 3:03 PM
As a candidate in 2010, Democrat Dannel P. Malloy would often criticize his predecessor, Republican Gov. M. Jodi Rell, for agreeing to state budget deals that called for gimmicks to paper over deficits.
Now, pushed into a corner by a lag in tax...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Politics is humanity cast in its lowest form. Lies, cheating, hypocrisy, prejudice, crime, selfishness, lust for power, backstabbing, pettiness; it’s all there. Today, I’m highlighting hypocrisy. I’m thinking about candidate Dannel P....
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks.
Virtually a one-man operation with a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Thirty years ago today, on June 28, 1983, a section of the I-95 highway bridge 70 feet above the Mianus River in Greenwich collapsed, killing three people and seriously injuring three more. The tangle of mangled bodies and vehicles along the peaceful...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
On Monday the state’s gross receipts tax is scheduled to go up, which will cost motorists almost 4 cents more a gallon at the pump; the tax on diesel fuel also goes up. The increase was approved by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. M. Jodi...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
As the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades.
But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.
Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Connecticut, one of the richest states per capita in the union, just can't seem to get on the plus side of the budget ledger.
It's past time that it did.
Despite a special session of the General Assembly called in December to eliminate a projected...