| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:48 PM
East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo says he's now going to take his battle for the right to double-dip to court. Let us hope the gavel comes down on the side of good sense and the court turns him down.
At issue is a $40,000 disability pension that Mr. Maturo...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The next chapter in the saga of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's quest for reinstatement of his disability pension apparently will play out in court.
He and his lawyer said Friday that they plan to sue the state in Superior Court to appeal the state...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Mothers, if you want to raise strong and independent children, withhold meals until they learn their violin.
Or breast-feed them until they are 10.
Really, it's a crapshoot, and if you're looking for guidance from the multiple mothering books, blogs...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:33 PM
State Senate Majority Leader Martin Looney's so-called "Cops and Cameras" bill may get further along in the legislative process this year — who knows, it might even pass — but only because it has been made unacceptably weaker in committee....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:18 AM
An arrogance laces through the episodes of corruption and abuse of office by Connecticut lawmen down through the generations, lending a certain timelessness to those crimes.
Middlesex County Sheriff John Lawrence Lewis' coddling of two imprisoned...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Jesse Leavenworth here to tell you about Jesse Leavenworth.
I write of my Revolutionary namesake with pride, but must admit some truth in the old saying about looking back far enough and finding a horse thief.
Old Jess and I share ancestors who came...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:34 PM
| May 23, 2014
| 8:25 AM
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:09 PM
A war has broken out over what had been a slow-moving administrative dispute about a politician's pension — and now accusations of low political treachery are being thrown at high officials, including the governor.
The explosion is a delayed...
| Mar 27, 2014
Jenna Vollono, a resident of New Haven's Westville neighborhood and an East Haven native, was spotted on the corner of Whitney & Trumbull aves. on the opening day of her new business, Hive Hair Studio (93 Whitney Ave., New Haven).
CTNow: Are there any...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Connecticut has seen failings in its public-sector pension system this month and also a glimpse of a more promising future.
The flaws include a judge who will get a six-figure pension for working less than four years and a mayor who may get a disability...