| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:11 PM
— The town received a $15,000 Bright Idea Grant at the state capitol Wednesday as part of its involvement in the Clean Energy Communities program. Enfield was among 35 towns recognized.
The grants range from $5,000 to $15,000 and can be used toward...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Connecticut had its first bank failure in more than a decade Friday as a community lender that aspired to better serve urban neighborhoods was declared insolvent by banking regulators.
The Community's Bank, with its headquarters and one branch in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Four Republicans who have their eye on the 2014 race for governor are making their way to the starting gate. The next four months may narrow the field for the contenders who rely on taxpayer funds to finance of their campaigns.
State Sen. Toni Boucher...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:01 AM
The Paradise City Arts Festival makes its annual three-day-weekend autumn stop in Northampton, Mass., on Saturday through Monday, showcasing hundreds of artisans, artists and craftspeople from all over the country, including 14 from Connecticut.
| May 1, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales.
After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:31 PM
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:14 AM
If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:33 PM
By the slimmest of margins, the Senate on Saturday approved a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The vote was 18-18, with Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman tipping the balance with the tie-breaking vote.
After years of false...
| Mar 18, 2009
The $165 million AIG bonus flap that has caused outrage around the nation has its roots in a provision of Connecticut labor law that political leaders say needs to be changed.
The embattled insurance giant, which has received about $170 billion in...