Oct 27, 2010

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

Commentary: Fame and Fortune Don't Win Elections

With the conclusion of the 2010 campaign we can, once and for all, declare that winning political campaigns is not as simple as having great name recognition or a big wallet. As John Housman stated so clearly...

Oct 26, 2010

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Blumenthal Has 12-Point Lead: Poll

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a 12-point lead over Republican Linda McMahon in the U.S. Senate race in a poll released on Tuesday morning. He also has a higher favorability rating, and pollsters...

Oct 25, 2010

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Tuesday Is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Election Day may be three weeks a way, but the opportunity for many to have a say in the outcome is fast approaching.

Oct 21, 2010

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Makes Another Campaign Trip for Dems

President Obama is visiting Bridgeport to support local Democratic candidates.

Oct 21, 2010

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Murphy, Caligiuri Tangle on Jobs, Social Security Health Care

Democratic incumbent 5th District U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican challenger Sam Caligiuri debate in front of AARP audience.

Oct 21, 2010

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

McMahon Spends More Than $40M on Senate Race

Linda McMahon, former WWE CEO, vowed to spend up to $50 million.

Oct 21, 2010

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline is just a week before Election Day.

Oct 21, 2010

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Foley Camp Distances Itself from Pastor’s Controversial Statements

Tom Foley spokeswoman Liz Osborn said the Rev. Barbara Sexton was not, as Democrats claim, a member of a coalition working to convince independent voters to support Foley.

Oct 27, 2010

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent, Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Malloy Rises to 49 Percent,  Foley at 42 in Q-Poll

Democrat Dan Malloy is moving closer to 50 percent in the race for governor against Republican Tom Foley. Quinnipiac University released a poll on Friday morning showing Malloy with 49 and Foley with 42 percent...

Oct 14, 2010

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

Blumenthal Has First Double-Digit Lead in Months

For the first time in months, Democratic State Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has a double-digit lead in the U.S. Senate race. A Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday morning puts Blumenthal...

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Pedestrian Hit By Tractor-Trailer on I-84 Dies

Pedestrian Hit By Tractor-Trailer on I-84 Dies

A tractor-trailer struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 84 West at the Plainville-Southington line just after 4 a.m. on Monday, according to state police.

Vigil Marks 5th Anniversary of Fatal HDI Shooting

Vigil Marks 5th Anniversary of Fatal HDI Shooting

Five years ago today, one of the worst tragedies is state history happened when a gunman opened fire at Hartford Distributors in Manchester, killing eight people, and a somber vigil is planned today to mark the...

Teens Critically Injured in Tubing Accident

Teens Critically Injured in Tubing Accident

Two 13-year-old girls suffered serious injuries in a tubing accident near Jennings Beach in Fairfield on Sunday afternoon.

Tree on Wires and Fire Close Road in Lebanon

Tree on Wires and Fire Close Road in Lebanon

Waterman Road in Lebanon is closed between East Hebron Turnpike and Hoxie Road, where a tree has fallen on wires.

Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck by Player's Swing

Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck by Player's Swing

A 9-year-old bat boy has died after being hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game. His team, the Liberal Bee Jays, announced his death in a message posted to its Facebook page...

Massachusetts Woman Injured in Fall Enders Falls in Granby

Massachusetts Woman Injured in Fall Enders Falls in Granby

A 40-year-old West Springfield woman is recovering from serious injuries after falling down a rock cliff between two waterfalls at Enders State Forest on Sunday.