| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:52 PM
By the end of the 19th century, Connecticut was crisscrossed with railroad lines, including a half-dozen major north-south routes. Most of these died off by the mid-20th century, as much of the freight and most of the passenger traffic moved to the new...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:42 PM
HARTFORD — Maggie McKenzie II makes it day-to-day on a tight, fixed income.
She struggles with her health and recently cut back on her television service to meet her budget. She waits in line to pick up food from a nearby Baptist church....
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Embattled New London school superintendent candidate Terrence P. Carter had been scheduled to receive his Ph.D. in education Monday from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass. — but that didn't happen.
"I can confirm that Terrence Carter does not...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Terrence P. Carter's embattled quest to become New London's school superintendent took another unexpected turn this week, when a former member of Congress advised Lesley University to think twice before awarding Carter a Ph.D. — as it is scheduled...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County.
On Friday, McKinney...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:19 PM
A majority of the Democratic incumbent lawmakers facing primary challenges in Tuesday's voting appeared to have pulled out victories over their opponents, including some involved in high-profile General Assembly races in Hartford, Bridgeport and Norwalk....
| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:54 PM
LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary.
Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus will hold auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the auditorium in Leamy Hall, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Interested singers should contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve an...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A father and son from East Lyme are headed to prison for possession of child pornography.
Brian Faford, 25, and Donald Faford, 57, both of 47 Charter Oak Drive, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in New London Superior Court to third-degree possession of...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Week 2 of the NFL exhibition season is in the books and 29 players with Connecticut connections remain on NFL rosters. Teams must cut down to 75 by 4 p.m. Tuesday. The Week 2 standout performances go to a pair of former Huskies. Veteran QB Dan Orlovsky,...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:15 PM
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Stefan Pryor, his controversial state education commissioner, will leave by January and is "actively seeking new professional opportunities'' — a move that critics branded as an election-...