| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:45 AM
We moved the clocks forward this morning at 2 a.m.
For those of you who weren't up, or forgot, get moving, you're an hour behind.
Springing forward this early always seems premature, but even more so this year given we are doing so in the middle of...
| Mar 1, 2015
A contentious issue during this legislative session will be the matter of reintroducing tolls to Connecticut highways.
I have mixed emotions about this.
On the one hand the state could use the dough to fix our roads and bridges.
On the negative...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:46 PM
OK, we don't trust you again. By "you," I mean Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and the city council majority leaders who met during Monday night's storm to pass a law creating the Hartford Stadium Authority.
Last June, Segarra and other city leaders...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:25 PM
This is one of those stories I had to read three times to figure out the nut, the germ of the issue. All signs and emails point to the fact that Secretary of the State Denise Merrill played politics with a Bridgeport notary because he was a Democratic...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:42 PM
An unusual dispute over whether federal authorities wrongly withheld evidence favorable to former Gov. John G. Rowland has held up the continuing prosecution of the ex-governor and the congressional candidate with whom he is accused of committing...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:47 AM
The waiting is always the worst part.
I'm sure the tension must be getting to you, too.
When will it hit?
I'm talking about the big one, of course.
For almost two weeks now baby quakes have been rattling the Plainfield area.
They're getting so common...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 5:05 AM
HARTFORD — Connecticut's candidates for governor spent close to $13 million in public campaign financing in this past election. Outside "independent" special interests spent an estimated $17 million on the same race, a fact critics say is proof...
| 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 5, 2015
| 2:09 PM
A judge has granted former Gov. John G. Rowland's request to postpone the imposition of what could be a lengthy prison sentence while his lawyers press a claim that prosecutors withheld evidence at his trial for campaign-related crimes in September....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:52 AM
Here is how 2015 will begin. Everybody who is supposed to pay attention to the second inauguration of Gov. Dannel P. (for "Porcupine") Malloy will instead be focused on the same-day sentencing of former Gov. John G. Rowland.
The latter event has been...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hoy en la Historia
31 de diciembre del 1956: Catedral de St. Joseph se enciende
Un incendio estalló la víspera de año nuevo del 1956, destruyendo la Catedral St Joseph de Hartford. Se cree que el fuego fue provocado, y El Courant ofreció una...