| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Summer is coming. I mean, we think it's at least on its way. Spring has gotten hot enough to fake us out a couple times, but it's June and we're still seeing 40s on our thermometers, so no one's fooling us. But, as is typical in New England, we could...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In less than a week, Connecticut effectively gave U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (and the Obama Administration) a slap in the face and then backhanded them for good measure.
The first hit was the General Assembly’s approval of allowing...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
Connecticut activists are planning to rally outside federal offices in Hartford Thursday at noon to protest the deportation hearing against Josemaria Islas, an undocumented immigrant who was arrested for a crime he never committed.
Islas was on his...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Four people protesting against the deportation of Josemaria Islas were arrested for blocking the doorway to the federal court building in Hartford Thursday.
Islas has become a symbol of what's wrong with U.S. immigration policy under President Obama's...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget could have a potentially devastating effect on health care in Connecticut. The plan could eviscerate the promise of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, even before it is fully implemented.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:04 AM
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| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
"I want to say I'm truly sorry for the mistakes I've made in my life," said former state Sen. Ernie Newton as he campaigned to regain his old seat last May. Those mistakes were spelled out in the corruption charges that landed Newton in prison in 2005....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
New Morning Market in Woodbury, has set up a "snowflake making station" in their cafe' through Jan. 12, where the community can come make paper snowflakes. The snowflakes will be then used to decorate Sandy Hook Elementary School's new location in Monroe....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Chicago makes a claim on many writers — Nelson Algren, David Mamet, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg — even if those scribes spent only a portion of their lives within its sweet confines. But Thornton Wilder, the author of such iconic plays...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Let's make sure not to forget those less-fortunate children who still deserve a magical holiday experience this year. On Dec. 22, you have your choice of two holiday benefit shows, raising not just money, but donations of toys for some of our local...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The thoughts and prayers of millions have supported Newtown since last Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the open hearts have been matched by open wallets and acts of kindness, great and small.
From cookies and coats to yoga classes...