• Revenues still lagging, shortfall expected to double by 2017

      HARTFORD, Conn. – The legislature’s Office of Fiscal Analysis and the governor’s Office of Policy and Management agreed Tuesday that revenue is running $218 million shy of estimates, a number that doubles in 2017.

  • Inmates in new veterans’ unit cheer Malloy

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was applauded Monday by the 110 inmates in the newly established veterans’ unit at the Cybulski Reintegration Center. The center was created as part of Malloy’s Second Chance Society and the veterans’ unit, which the governor toured Monday, opened on Oct. 1.

  • Opinion: No NIMBYs here – Lime Rock naysayers are spot on

    Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill. Is Connecticut an anti-business state? Depends on whom you ask, but a case in my neck of the woods has lawyers, zoning geeks, business advocates — and those who simply…

  • Opinion: Arming teachers is no cure for dangers of gun-obsessed culture

    Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who also teaches courses in journalism and media literacy at Haddam-Killingworth High School. Email Barth here Following the mass shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College in early October, President Barack Obama said, “Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at…