NYC mayor marches in gay pre-St. Patrick's parade


Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone.\n

House GOP dilemma complicated by clash with far right

After a humiliating defeat of their original funding plan on Friday afternoon, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has just five days to craft a new outline to keep DHS funded or face the politically debilitating prospect of at least temporarily...

Upscale suburb up in arms over coyotes

This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes?\n

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Todd Groom of Prairie du Chien, Wis., and his son Haydan, 4, participate in a rally Saturday against a "right-to-work" proposal in Madison. Thousands of Wisconsin union workers rallied at the Capitol to protest a "right-to-work" proposal that would...

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Pawcatuck pooch is one lucky dog at Westminster

A St. Bernard from Pawcatuck won “Best of Breed,” honors Tuesday at The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show.

Another Monday, another snowstorm

Barely two weeks after a blizzard, the region is going to get hit today with yet another storm, packing snow, sleet and freezing rain.

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March comes in like a lion covered in snow

Sunday's snow is expected to give way to sunny skies and milder weather today.

Snow, snow and more snow - but not a record for the region

So far, Groton has received 53.25 inches of snow, more than doubling the average winter snowfall of 23.2 inches of snow. But the snowfall totals didn’t break the 1995-1996 record when Groton received 71.4 inches.

New London underground fire aftermath

Utility crews replace burned up underground power cables in a manhole along Masonic Street in New London on Sunday. The cables were damaged after an explosion and underground fire Saturday night.

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Finizio campaigns better than he governs

Even Finizio detractors will admit he makes a good candidate.

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Home-schooling parents upset with Newtown panel proposals

Parents’ rights organizations from across Connecticut, including home schoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Knitted socks for needy students come in from around the world

At Carmen Arace Middle School in Bloomfield knitted socks have become part of the fabric of the community for fashion-conscious students.