Emails: From day one, state DOT pushed hard promoting bus system

As the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain began operating this spring, state officials worked behind the scenes to shape public opinion of the project that has been a lightning rod for criticism because of its cost.

Mass. chewing tobacco ban gets boost from public health advocates

Proposed ban on chewing tobacco at Boston ballparks gets boost from public health advocates

Worcester woman killed driving wrong way on highway

Police: Worcester woman killed while driving wrong way on I-190, hitting 2 cars

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Connecticut 'super lice' resistant to some treatments, study finds

As students and families across Greater New Haven prepared for the start of school, new research was released showing some types of head lice in Connecticut have developed genes to resist over-the-counter treatments.

Horse falls out of trailer on I-91 in Hartford

The horse sustained a little road rash, but is OK, according to a tweet by state police. An off-duty trooper and auxiliary trooper assisted the horse, state police said.

Historic Plainfield farm to be protected under farmland preservation program

Historic Plainfield farm known for heirloom applies to be protected under state program

Death penalty, murder case rulings expose rift among Connecticut Supreme Court justices

Connecticut justices unusually critical of each other in rulings on death penalty, murder case

Malloy's chief of staff to temporarily oversee Regents board

Malloy's outgoing chief of staff to temporarily oversee Connecticut Board of Regents

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Dear Gov. Malloy: Give Sen. Andrew Maynard a job

Let the senator recover from his brain injury in a less prominent role in state government.

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UPDATED: Two seriously injured in Ledyard accident

Two people were seriously injured Wednesday in a head-on collision that occurred on Whalehead Road.

Motorcyclist dies in Norwich

Police said a motorcyclist died Monday after he lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of New London Turnpike and Dudley Street.

UPDATED: Military Highway in Groton reopened after accident

Military Highway was closed in the area of Lestertown Road late Tuesday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash, according to Groton Town Police.

Groton Town police arrest man for allegedly robbing Dunkin' Donuts

Town police arrested a local man who they alleged robbed the Dunkin' Donuts on Poquonnock Road at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

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Passero secures endorsement from former senator Stillman

Democratic mayoral candidate Michael Passero on Wednesday received an endorsement from retired state senator Andrea Stillman.

Enough Said: From an old piece of brass, an echo across the generations

A bugle brings the neighborhood together for a moment.

First day of school: Smiles, encouragement and a few tears

The first day of school is a big event in a child's life. But for parents, the first day is a reminder that their little ones aren't so little and are starting to embark on the next phase of their lives – the school years.

Open air concert

Members of the Thread City String Band, Solveig Millett, left, on the cello, and Joey Berglund on the banjo, perform background acoustic music during a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Hamm Pavilion Classroom, on the grounds of the Coogan Farm in...