| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:48 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Luxenberg and John McKinney each lived through the wrenching process of watching a parent endure a prolonged, debilitating and ultimately fatal illness.
Yet their harrowing experiences left them on opposite sides of an emotional...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:16 PM
NEWINGTON — Local officials and groups that represent municipalities are sounding the alarm over a bill they fear would strip towns and cities of control over development near train and CTfastrak stations.
At issue is legislation proposed by Gov....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:35 PM
NEWINGTON -- Local state legislators warned the town council Tuesday to expect cuts in the state budget, as lawmakers struggle to close a projected $1 billion deficit.
"Everyone in this room will be disappointed," state Sen. Paul Doyle, D-Wethersfield,...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:22 PM
The governor's upcoming 30-year transportation proposal is already a hot topic at the General Assembly, but scores of vastly smaller initiatives for Connecticut's highways and transit systems also are on the table.
Various state legislators are trying to...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:23 PM
The New England Patriots may represent Connecticut, but at least one state senator won't be rooting for his home team.
The Senate Democrats tweeted a photograph of a December 1998 letter then-state Rep. Paul Doyle received from Patriots owner Robert...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:02 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The town's fiscal health is excellent, business activity is increasing and its biggest public works project is proceeding on schedule, town officials said at the annual State of the Town event Thursday.
"I feel like we have plenty of...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:42 AM
HARTFORD — Hoarding is a private obsession, fodder for reality TV shows and, since 2013, an officially recognized psychiatric disorder.
But in recent years, experts have come to view hoarding as something else: a serious public health and safety...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:24 PM
State Sen. Paul Doyle of Wethersfield, a Democrat, is seeking a fifth term in the 9th Senate District against Republican challenger Earle Roberts of Middletown in Tuesday's election.
Doyle, the deputy majority leader, is an attorney and was a six-term...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:39 PM
MIDDLETOWN — City voters re-elected State Reps. Joe Serra and Matt Lesser by wide margins Tuesday while also approving two referendum questions.
Lesser defeated Republican challenger Angel Fernandez for a fourth term representing the 100th House...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Democrats kept their grip on the state Senate on a night of tension and tentative celebration in party headquarters across Connecticut.
Republicans had been optimistic about flipping a few seats and narrowing the Democrats’ 22-14 advantage in...