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When someone as charismatic as President Barack Obama comes to your hometown to make an eloquent case for a minimum wage increase, it's pretty exciting.
Cameron Clapp, an motivational speaker, athlete, actor, and triple amputee from Pismo Beach, Calif.
The city has announced that it plans to send a full contingent to march in the Greater Hartford St. Patrick's Day Parade, the first time it has done so in 43 years.
From left to right: Alex Tyner; Katie Rose Tyner; Naomi Tyner; Chloe Rain Tyner; Julianna Sky Tyner; Louis W. Burch, government relations for Citizens Campaign for the Environment; Rep. Betty Boukus; and Rep. John Hampton outside a public hearing of the legislature's Public Safety Committee.
A nearly completed forensic audit has found no evidence that town funds were mishandled by the former tax collector, who was sentenced Wednesday on charges that she embezzled $83,214 as treasurer of the Connecticut Tax Collector's Association.
The Newtown Historical Society will host an open house at The Matthew Curtiss House, 44 Main St., Sun, March 16, from noon to 4 p.m. Rebecca Arkenberg will give a weaving demonstration and tell the story of Silas Burton, an 18th century weaver.
Three authors will speak in a panel discussion called "Can't Put It Down" on Wednesday, March 12, at 7 p.m., as the 21st Annual Jewish Book Festival continues at the Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford .
The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials confirmed Wednesday.
THE PRESIDENT: I'll have a chance to talk to everybody a little bit later, but obviously part of the reason that we're here is because we've got a group of outstanding Democratic governors here in the Northwest [sic] that are committed to making sure that work pays.
More than 40 Ukrainian-Americans gathered at Central Connecticut State University on Wednesday, hoping President Barack Obama would hear their pleas that he help their native country in its standoff with Russia.
Last month, Dariusz Szteborowski, manager of the New Britain, Conn.-based Wisla Express, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to 14 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for falsifying and destroying driver records that are required to be maintained under federal motor carrier safety ... (more)
As President Obama is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in New Britain to rally support for raising the minimum wage, a new poll shows the idea is highly popular in Connecticut.