by Allan Appel | Aug 7, 2014 3:55 pm
The state of Connecticut wants little 6-week old Avery Dill to go to college so much, officials are willing to sock away a hundred bucks in the bank just in honor of her being born.
by Paul Bass | Aug 4, 2014 8:03 am | Comments (14)
Decriminalizing pot may have made criminal-justice matters worse in cities like New Haven, so why not just legalize it?
by Arielle Levin Becker | Jul 31, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)
Tom Foley, the leading Republican candidate for governor, has a vision for helping people with mental illness: finding more of them beds in long-term institutional care.
by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (7)
The governor did right by refusing to house immigrant child refugees—in the view of a campaign challenger from the Tea Party movement.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (1)
Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 11, 2014 4:29 pm | Comments (26)
Amid scandals affecting New Haven, Bridgeport and Hartford, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said the state education department “needs to do a better job” in monitoring charter schools—but stood by his expansion of charters across the state.
by Liana Teixeira | Jun 27, 2014 12:19 pm | Comments (1)
Since January, seniors who rely on the public MyRide shuttle service to get to doctor appointments have had to pay 40 cents more per ride. A vote by alders aims to change that.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 26, 2014 1:15 pm | Comments (1)
Ten years ago, Sharon Mills was trying to take custody of her grandkids to keep them out of foster care, when she noticed a new office on State Street: Children’s Probate Court.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 17, 2014 4:58 pm | Comments (19)
The head of a national teachers union praised a “dear friend” and third-party candidate who was barred from addressing a labor convention—then made a case for why delegates should instead support a governor who has angered teachers.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (2)
Southern Connecticut State University has taken possession of Gateway Community College’s abandoned Long Wharf property—without a clear plan of what to do with it.