It’s 1 p.m. during some weekday (is there really a difference between them?) and I’ve been working in a small room in my home since 7:30 this morning. Rather than taking a break and grabbing whatever is easy to eat and return to my desk like I normally do, I decide to change my routine.
Begun in secrecy, deception, and arrogance a year ago, the Partnership for Connecticut died the same way this week. Its tombstone should read: Let’s not do that again.
No one questions why restaurateurs are urging the governor to move quickly to allow indoor dining to resume. With outdoor accommodations set to reopen in less than a week, and with everything other than takeout and delivery impermissible since mid-March, owners and employees alike are eager …
Trump ridiculed, then minimized, then delayed the federal government’s response to the coronavirus for weeks. Then finally he wrapped his boastful, confused ego around reality. But Trump is actively pushing programs that will endanger more Americans.
The Connecticut governor weighs in on Hearst Connecticut Media’s forecasts for life after COVID-19, with a cautiously optimistic view
Hearst columnists Dan Haar and Colin McEnroe debate whether coronavirus will heal us or make us sicker in body, spirit and economic well-being.
A day that brought anticlimactic news about the premature end of the state legislative session was accompanied this week by a bombshell for sessions of the future. House Republican leader Themis Klarides, of Derby, announced she would not seek another term in office this year, though she did…
The crowd of 1,000 Open Up Connecticut rally-goers in Hartford included all types: Anarchists, struggling hairdressers, Trump loyalists, toddlers, partiers and conspiracy theorists.
The influenza pandemic of 2018 took young adults, not elderly or children. And it was far deadlier than what we’ve seen even in New York.
You’ve been furloughed. You’ve lost your job. You don’t know how you’ll pay next month’s mortgage. You don’t know how you’ll afford groceries in two weeks.
It’s been nearly three weeks since my organization’s operations left the building and “zoomed” into a real virtual reality. Like you, our staff is practicing social distancing — but staying connected more than ever before.
National Guard units are helping fight the coronavirus epidemic, but one arm of government wants to siphon the budget to build the wall.
James Doyle had already fallen far by the time he fully understood the March 18 discharge document from the Cheshire Regional Rehab Center, his home for the last eight months.
Whatever businesses are left in Connecticut upon the lifting of the commercial restrictions imposed because of the virus epidemic may be grateful for the virus in one respect. For it may have greatly curtailed this year’s session of the General Assembly.
By casually mentioning a quarantine for the tri-state area, the president did more harm than good, risking panic for no public health gain.
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein, convicted last month in New York of sexually assaulting two women who aspired to careers in his field, has been sentenced to what probably will be the rest of his life in prison. This is being celebrated as a victory for the “me too” movement, the uprising of…
With a health care system that’s already stressed and facing a pandemic that will test all its limits, it’s difficult to think of legislation in the context of “normal” times. But there will be a day when health care returns to something resembling a pre-coronavirus state. And the virus is p…
Protein Sciences, which once developed an early AIDS drug, is one of three biotech firms with a federal contract to make a COVID-19 vaccine.
There is no escaping the debate over economic development subsidies. Even as Gov. Ned Lamont has enacted a turnaround of policies that showered millions of dollars on companies that were thinking of coming to or staying in Connecticut under his predecessor, Dannel Malloy, the question of how…
Underneath the chaos and lack of preparation, Trump’s reliance on swagger rather than rational management makes him unsuited to lead in a health crisis.
A biologist, psychologist, philosopher and an anthropologist will describe the complexity of issues surrounding climate change in upcoming lecture series.
On a freezing cold winter evening in West Hartford, a petite woman with salt and pepper hair tied in bun is methodically picking out groceries and placing them into a single brown paper bag. She chooses generic brands of tuna, canned beans and vegetables, pasta, condiments, cereal and cleani…
What has happened in Connecticut to the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, the one guaranteeing freedom of expression? What about the similar provision in Connecticut’s Constitution? Is freedom of expression still the rule in the state?