| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
The board of police commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to ask the legislature to expand Connecticut's workers' compensation law to provide benefits for those who might have "sustained physical or emotional injury" as the result of the Sandy Hook...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Newtown police officers struggling emotionally after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings may be given up to six months of leave with at least partial pay under an agreement being discussed between the town and union.
The officers could receive at...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
In the bustling hallways of the state Capitol on Wednesday, the first day of this legislative session, a few of us fell to talking about Joel Gonzalez — although, tragically, nobody could remember his name.
Gonzalez showed up for a gun legislation...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Deliberations about possible legislation to expand state workers compensation to police who responded to the Newtown school massacre have changed direction: There is now a move to also include school staff members and medical examiners' personnel who were...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:27 PM
The names and addresses of about 170,000 handgun permit holders in Connecticut, now kept confidential by law, could be made public under a proposed bill that pits gun owners against would-be reformers in the aftermath of the Dec. 14 Newtown school...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:28 PM
In light of the Newtown school massacre, a state lawmaker said Friday that he will propose legislation to expand the circumstances in which emergency responders can receive workers' compensation.
"This is something that I've already discussed," said...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:38 PM
1) Jerkfish Jamaican Restaurant
2100 Dixwell Ave.
2) Tropical Breeze Jamaican Kitchen
423 Campbell Ave.
3) Tropical Delights
141 Fitch St.
| May 20, 2013
| 2:40 PM
May's full moon shines upon us this weekend, so why don't you get outside while the moon is up to maximize your moon viewing time? End your work week with a Full Flower Super Moon Hike at the Ansonia Nature Center (10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, 203-736-1053)...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Roundabouts. It's such a cute, innocent name. Yet lots of Connecticut drivers dread them as vicious, confusing, frightening traffic whirlpools that could suck them into mayhem and misdirection.
And that's too bad. Replacing regular traffic-light or...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Every month has some kind of national food designation attached to it. And it seems like every day is national cheese-covered something day, or blank-on-a-bun day. As we gear up for the unofficial start of summer and grilling season, we celebrate National...