2016 In Review: Top Stories
After decades of lobbying by local officials and studies costing millions, the proposal to extend Route 11 beyond its abrupt end in Salem finally ended in October when the Federal Highway Administration published an announcement in the Federal...
The tribes, owners of Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, sought a second round of site proposals in September, and have been vetting sites in East Hartford, East Windsor, Hartford, South Windsor and Windsor Locks.
It’s not like the rise in opioid abuse in the region and the country was a secret. But when Lawrence + Memorial Hospital officials on Jan. 28 treated eight suspected heroin overdoses in a single day — a number they called...
The Preston Redevelopment Agency and Mohegan tribal leaders announced in May that the tribe plans to purchase the entire 393-acre former Norwich Hospital in Preston for a development expected to total several hundred million dollars.
Controversy erupted this fall over revelations that the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative hosted lavish trips to the Kentucky Derby for dozens of board members, staff, municipal leaders and guests for the past four years.
Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare became part of the larger Yale-New Haven Health network after a year of document filings and public hearings that culminated in state regulators’ approval of the affiliation on Sept. 8.
In 2016 alone, Electric Boat hired nearly 2,000 workers, a sign that the submarine builder has benefited from big Navy contracts. In the next 15 years, the company will hire thousands more employees to carry out work on nuclear attack and ballistic...
STAFF PICKS 2016
“Staff Favorites of 2016” lists The Day’s staff members’ favorite moments in the arts this year, from local exhibits and concerts to new releases on film, in music and print, and on television. Here, we share our...
Most Read Local Stories in 2016