A decade ago the retiring first selectman asked his small town to take a big leap. It is still uncertain if it will fully pay off.
Republicans knew Osten was in trouble. Sprague has fiscal problems. It had backed Trump in 2016. The party's concerted effort to defeat her worked.
After watching the zero-sum politics in Washington, where lobbyists exert tremendous influence and both parties confuse compromise with surrender, it is good for the soul to observe representative government in its purist form.
This young woman did the right thing. She held Jason Catala responsible for his actions. Like her, voters need to do the right thing and withhold their votes.
School board president suggests mayor is playing politics with scandal. That's interesting, given he was superintendent when the scandal was unfolding.
Nearly one year into his term, Ned Lamont has yet to find an inspirational message.
The mayor points to a housing boom as evidence his administration is getting the job done and expresses confidence that a rebirth of the downtown will follow.
History suggests that if the Greens and Berrigan push this, she will get her name on the ballot. State judges don’t like disqualifying candidates on technicalities.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s signing, on Sept. 3, of an executive order strengthening Connecticut’s efforts to combat and mitigate the effects of climate change has both political and practical applications, as fanciful as its goals may be.
The governor sent a scout team to have a look at the Seaside property as he tries to fix the mess left to him by his predecessor.
His long-shot bet is that in a local election, voters will look past the deep national divisions and give serious consideration to “Marty,” a New London guy with a long record of service.
When new green card rules were announced, Connecticut Republicans, with their silence, appeared to acquiesce with the Trumpian approach, as they have consistently done during his administration.
Common sunscreen components showed up in the blood after users were tested. But don't freak out just yet.
Some of the stuff Mitch McConnell has blocked is ridiculous, such as the “Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.”
Local elections have always been the overlooked stepchild to the even-year elections that feature races for state and national offices. But the 2019 election will be operating in a particularly long shadow.
The government should not base its regulations on the assumption nuclear plants will be run by good actors. And reducing inspections and other requirements now seems like a particularly bad idea.
The governor is trying to convince reluctant Democratic lawmakers as to why tolls are the practical way to raise necessary transportation revenues. Good luck with that.
Human nature being what it is, folks tend to think things have never been this bad when, in many ways, they have never been this good, at least globally speaking.
In an active shooting event there are three options, we were told — run, hide or fight.
Having an outside, objective and credible agency conduct a thorough review is critically important if the public is going to have faith in the findings.