All of eastern Connecticut's Republican representatives joined their GOP colleagues in unanimously voting against a police accountability bill, which Democrats passed last year.
The National Guard airman and Democratic candidate had to stay off the campaign trail after being called up for a pandemic assignment, distributing PPE to first responders.
The senator from East Lyme was in a small minority of lawmakers who last year voted against a constitutional amendment on early voting.
The Town Council will review an islandwide mandatory mask ordinance in response to complaints about tourists without them.
The Confederate flag that sometimes appears beside the grave was missing last week.
Despite all the protests around the country about Columbus statues, there has been no public outcry about the one in downtown Westerly.
Taking down the New London Christopher Columbus statue is the start of progress.
Republican candidates in Connecticut should either endorse or renounce the person at the head of their ticket.
Republican leaders in the House and Senate have said they would oppose approving in a special session measures to expand absentee voting for the November election.
The city should listen to and take seriously the demands of a petition by city youth that has attracted more than 4,700 signatures.
The social media feeds of the Connecticut Republic Party, in sharp contrast to Democrats, have not mentioned the protests of the George Floyd killing and promote the Trump campaign.
The president has no words of solace and is stoking rather than subduing violence.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously in 2001 that municipal beach access can't be limited to residents, and a pandemic doesn't change that.
A partial shutdown of Superior Court due to the pandemic delayed a zoning lawsuit against Spicer Mansion in which Groton seeks fines and new enforcement measures.
Graduation ceremonies for Brown University went virtual on Sunday, but some graduates and their families turned up anyway for a social distancing version of a live ceremony.
Temporary allowance for online gaming could end the standoff on whether the casinos should reopen.
The Stonington first selectwoman should have urged compliance with the governor's orders, not enabled defiance.
The reopening will test the resolve of employees and customers.
The Groton Town Council should reverse its decision to cancel park plans for the Noank School property and dedicate it to COVID-19 victims, as open space.
My long walks have taken me past some interesting monuments and markers of local history.
The seven municipal leaders who asked Gov. Ned Lamont to open restaurant dining rooms don't have training in epidemiology.
Municipalities are struggling with decisions about how to open beaches for the summer.
The food writer tested positive and hunkered down for a two-week quarantine, working from her big freezer and pantry.
Some hard decisions about whether to close beaches or shut down summer ferries still lie ahead.
The president says he is not responsible, but of course he is.
A Lyme family put together some Broadway musical experience with a school assignment and then enlisted neighbors to help make a video thanking first responders.
Will the divorce rate spike?
We won’t really know how bad the damage to the economy from the pandemic has been until it starts up again in full.
Many public beaches in the Northeast are already closed. Will Connecticut's close as warmer weather arrives?
A GoFundMe campaign for a pair of bookstores in Mystic and Westerly has raised more than $35,000.
Out-of-state boaters will have to quarantine on their boats for two weeks before going ashore in Rhode Island.
Seante Republican leader Len Fasano delivers mean-spirited partisan jabs to Lamont over his handling of the health crisis.
EB workers are fearful about going to work, where they say conditions permit the continuing spread of the coronavirus.
The shipyard shouldn't be allowed to continue risking workers' health to meet bonus production schedules.
If grocery and pharmacy chains can pay workers a bonus, General Dynamics can do a lot more.
Westerly, where there are so many cars with Connecticut plates, is largely spared the Rhode Island governor's interception of out-of-state drivers.
The tourism season seems to have started early in Mystic, driven by people seeking refuge from coronavirus.
There's a strange mixture of business as usual and dark storefronts along the main commercial thoroughfare through the region.
The governor's order to stop cars with New York plates has been called unconstitutional by the ACLU of Rhode Island.
The island has limited medical facilities and is not prepared for a serious wave of illness.
A lot of people seem to be looking for the silver lining.
City residents with summer houses are seeking coronavirus refuge in the country or at the seashore.
The annual greeting the sun ceremony at North Stonington's Lantern Hill by the Westerly Morris Men went on as usual.
The empty parking lots at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun tell the big story of social distancing.
The governor seems at ease at the helm of the ship, as it crosses the shoals of a pandemic.
The request for bids to manage State Pier demanded proposals accommodating traditional cargo and wind but the chosen operator has focused on wind turbine assembly.
Gov. Ned Lamont probably wouldn't be missed in eastern Connecticut, where he has even refused to meet with one of the region's largest employers.
Emails from port authority officials to and from their press consultants, sent at the time of the removal of the agency's executive director, inlcuding one following a meeting in the governor's office, have been redacted in an FOI response.
Port authority board member John Johnson, who owns property near State Pier, recused himself from matters related to the pier, until he didn't.
Sen. Paul Formica, who represents New London, has been mum about the lack of a host deal that would compensate the city for not being able to collect property taxes on a rebuilt State Pier, a $157 million facility that will be used for a commercial enterprise.
The now-empty 19th century bank building on Eugene O'Neill Drive would make a great restaurant or performance venue.
Town officials have stubbornly refused to replace missing coastal access signs in Mystic for a state-designed public access trail.
Electric Boat, supported by billions of dollars in public contracts, should be able to keep its workforce employed without furloughs.
The New London mayor, left on his own by Gov. Ned Lamont to negotiate a deal to compensate the city for the State Pier wind deal, still was working on it Tuesday.
A 2003 state law might allow New London to tax the new wind port planned for State Pier, if the property is transferred to the port authority.
One estimate for the renovations at State Pier to accommodate wind turbine assembly is more than three times what the Port Authority has publicly disclosed as the projected cost.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans a presidential campagn organization in Connecticut with dozens of staff members and offices across the state.
The former Green Party candidate for mayor recalls her campaign experiences in a charming new essay on salon.com.
City Police Chief Peter Reichard says the military surplus vehicle is needed to respond to emergencies involving active shooters.
The Connecticut Port Authority, which sent three lawyers to a recent Freedom of Information Commission hearing, is spending many thousands of dollars on lawyers to hide legal bills from the public.
The estimated cost of renovations to convert State Pier to a wind turbine assembly facility has gone over the initial $93 million projection, but the port authority being managed by Gov. Ned Lamont won't say by how much.
Instead of displaying responsible fiscal leadership, Connecticut Republicans choose political gimmickry on tolls
Someone stole a new sign on a residential street in Mystic marking where the public could hand-launch boats. Suspects would seem to include residents of nearby expensive houses.
The Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission is scheduled to take up a recommended order requiring release of emails from the associate of Scott Bates hired as a $6,500-a-month media relations consultant.
Years of records of debit card use by the Connecticut Port Authority's former executive director show lavish spending at expensive restaurants, including for entertaining the authority's own board and staffers.
A year has gone by since Gov. Lamont promised New London representation on the board of the port authority and has done nothing even though he could make appointments to replace members with expired terms.
Port authority board vacancies, improper appointments and the lack of compliance with state law might make any action of the agency subject to legal challenge.