| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:30 PM
BRIDGEPORT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited Bridgeport for the second time in twenty-four hours on Wednesday to announce that the state will approve $2.75 million for the design phase of a new train station on Barnum Street.
At a press conference...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Jay Moran will leave his job as athletic director at the University of Bridgeport to take the same position at Southern Connecticut State University.
Moran, 50, who is also the mayor of Manchester, has been at Bridgeport for 10 years. He was...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:11 AM
In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today.
It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:42 PM
A public charter school advocacy group has recommended changes to state laws that would establish clearer performance standards for charter schools and require them to post meeting notices and minutes online.
Bill Phillips, president of the Northeast...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:26 PM
In the summer of 2006, Garrett Broshuis and three friends shared an apartment just outside of Norwich.
The minor league baseball players, members of the Double A Connecticut Defenders, had set up a makeshift dining room table with two sawhorses and a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:06 PM
NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER
(Number, name, position, school)
1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford
2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven
3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull
4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden
5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
The kiss was not planned.
Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him.
One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:47 PM
FAIRFIELD — Two boats were destroyed and four damaged in a fire at a Fairfield marina on Sunday.
Firefighters said no injuries were reported, although one man did jump into the water to avoid the flames. He was rescued by a person who was nearby,...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Viewers of Tuesday night's episode of "America's Got Talent" will see some familiar faces. Two Connecticut acts are competing in the NBC reality show. Shoreline band Beach Avenue and Windsor Locks standup comedian Darik Santos will show their talents to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 PM
BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...