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  • Primary Voter Turnout Marks GOP's Lowest Participation Rate Since 1986

    Voter turnout figures released this week reveal that participation in this month's statewide Republican primaries was the party's lowest in nearly three decades. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said that 21 percent of registered Republicans voted...
  • Maynard's Injury Leaves Status Of His Senate Seat Unclear

    Maynard's Injury Leaves Status Of His Senate Seat Unclear
    With the November election 13 weeks away, state Sen. Andrew Maynard's name continues to be on the ballot, although he remains hospitalized after suffering a serious head injury at his Stonington home 15 days ago. While residents, friends and party...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Editorial: Foley's Win Sets Up Sequel

    Editorial: Foley's Win Sets Up Sequel
    After the polls opened for Tuesday's gubernatorial and legislative primaries, reports came in from around the state of empty or near-empty polling places. And while low turnout may be the story today, enough good citizens, party loyalists and others...
  • Republican Candidates For Lieutenant Governor Debate

    ROCKY HILL — It was a battle of resumes Sunday morning as the three Republican candidates for lieutenant governor sought to convince voters that they are the best qualified for the job. Penny Bacchiochi, a state representative from Stafford, and...
  • Walker Won't Help Balance Republican Ticket

    I found myself wondering if The Courant's editorial endorsement of Republican candidate David Walker for lieutenant governor was more of an attempt to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy get re-elected. Surely it couldn't have been meant to pick a winning...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
  • Somers Wins Close Lieutenant Governor Race

     Somers Wins Close Lieutenant Governor Race
    Former Groton Mayor Heather Somers, who touted her "outsider" status on the campaign trail, has come a step closer to becoming an insider, winning a tight Republican primary for lieutenant governor. She will join Tom Foley on the November ballot against...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival

    Connecticut Landmarks is delighted to host the Smithsonian Institution's The Way We Worked exhibition at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry. The exhibit is part of a year-long conversation about the past, present and future of work life in...
  • Surprising Primary Guests: Race And Class

    Midterm elections as a rule do not inspire much interest or excitement. The majority of the recent party primary contests in Connecticut adhered to this rule, but two were noticeable exceptions. In both, race or class unexpectedly showed up. Race was an...