Comptroller candidates want to bolster transparency, fiscal security

The candidates vying to become Connecticut’s chief fiscal guardian agree more must be done to improve state government’s transparency and fiscal security.

Foley a no-show for latest gubernatorial debate

The discussion of the issues in the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate was overshadowed by the elephant who was not in the room — Republican candidate Tom Foley.

Sandy Hook panel to hear from 2 victims' parents

Hartford (AP) — A panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School is expected to hear Friday from the parents of two children who were killed.

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Nine in state quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

Nine people in Connecticut have been quarantined by the state for possible exposure to Ebola, the state Department of Public Health said Thursday.

Nine people in Connecticut quarantined for possible exposure to Ebola

Nine people in Connecticut have been quarantined by the state for possible exposure to Ebola, the state Department of Public Health said today.

Michelle Obama to join Malloy at Connecticut Democrats rally

First lady Michelle Obama is expected to make an appearance in Connecticut next week to rally election support for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

School garden honoring stabbing victim dedicated

Milford (AP) — Friends and school officials have dedicated a garden to the memory of a Milford high school student who was fatally stabbed.

Five improperly punished employees will have names taken off child-abuser list

Hartford - Five employees who had their names added to a child abuse registry as a form of discipline by Connecticut's child welfare agency will be taken off the list, union officials told The Associated Press. The fired youth...

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Second suspect charged in Norwich stabbing

Police arrested a second person Thursday in connection with a stabbing last month in which an unidentified victim suffered serious injuries.

Norwich gathering looks at procedures, pitfalls of interactions with law enforcement

Norwich police and the NAACP on Thursday sponsored "Both Sides of the Law," a forum to explain why police do the things they do.

Police identify woman found last week in Niantic River

State police today identified the woman whose body was discovered last week near the shore of the Niantic River as 42-year-old Julie Lanati of East Lyme.

Police find missing East Lyme boy

East Lyme — Police on Thursday canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 12-year-old boy.

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Economic viewpoints separate candidates in 2nd District contest

In the four-way race to represent Connecticut's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives, the candidates can be distinguished by their fundamentally different perspectives on the area's economy.

Unopposed in the 43rd District, Urban touts accomplishments

Democratic State Rep. Diana Urban, who is running unopposed for her eighth term representing the 43rd District (Stonington and North Stonington) points out that she has accomplished much in the past two years.

Bone marrow donors sought for Groton man with lymphoma

A bone marrow drive will take place from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Groton Municipal Building to try save the life of Mark Grabherr, a wastewater treatment plant operator and lifelong resident of Groton.

Old Lyme church takes stance for Palestine

The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme initiated a resolution to encourage churches to divest from “companies profiting from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories by the state of Israel.”