New London's two homeless shelters look toward more collaboration

A consultant with expertise in linking nonprofit agencies is working with the Covenant Shelter and Homeless Hospitality Center to determine if there should be more collaboration or possible consolidation.

Storm signaling likely return to more 'typical' weather pattern for rest of winter

Friday’s storm, which blanketed eastern Connecticut with several inches of snow, likely signaled a return to a more typical weather pattern for the rest of the winter, meaning more frequent snowfalls may be in the offing, according to a meteorologist who serves as the Connecticut Weather Center’s assistant director.

 Scenes from Friday's snow storm

Region's hospitals girding to fight Malloy's budget plan

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London and representatives of the network that includes The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich are preparing to join with other hospitals around the state in taking a “much more aggressive tack” to fighting proposed cuts in healthcare services...

Quaker Hill man arraigned in Route 32 fatal hit-and-run

James Sposito, who allegedly hit and killed a Connecticut College student and left the scene, pleaded not guilty Thursday in New London Superior Court to criminal charges.

Owners of New London Harbor Lighthouse seek special permit

The owner of New London Harbor Light, which has butted heads in the past with neighbors and city land-use officials, has submitted a proposal to the city in hopes of regaining access the historic Pequot Avenue lighthouse.

Murphy says bill would aid students at for-profit colleges

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy pushed Friday for passage of the Students Before Profits Act as a way to prevent abuses among for-profit colleges like the Marinello Schools of Beauty, which closed its campuses in Niantic and nationwide this week after being cited for fraudulent business practices.

Preston ponders possible changes to town government

With change coming to at least the top elected position in the 2017 election, town officials have started a discussion on whether it's time to change the structure of government to include possible appointed town clerk, tax collector and treasurer positions and whether it's time to consider hiring...

New London committee seeks volunteers for shoveling initiative

The city's Pedestrian Advisory Committee is asking for volunteers to help in the effort to offer free sidewalk shoveling for senior and disabled residents in New London.

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Measuring the effectiveness of state government

The logic is solid. If policymakers know which programs are effective or ineffective, they can budget accordingly.

Candidates mum on executive authority

What are the views of presidential candidates on the use of executive authority? They'd rather not talk about it.

Malloy proposal a step in rebuilding business confidence

The business community reacted with optimism to the austerity budget proposal presented by Gov. Malloy at the start of a new legislative session.

A tough budget for difficult times

In his address to the legislature, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sounded like he was ready to do what is necessary and work with whoever is necessary to finally bring some fiscal stability to state...

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