Malloy’s energy plan sparks controversy
As Gov. Dannel Malloy pushes to alter Connecticut’s energy infrastructure, some industry players in the state are speaking out against the administration’s plans.
CT sees more jobs, higher unemployment
While Connecticut added jobs in October, the state’s unemployment rate rose marginally to 9.0 percent as residents re-entered a labor market that remains shaky.
Citing bias, cops sue city
Ten black New Haven police officers will appear in the Connecticut Superior Court Monday to argue they were unlawfully passed over for promotion based solely on the color of their skin.
Elevate victim sues city, police
Over two years after New Haven police raided the Elevate Lounge nightclub on College Street, Jordan Jefferson ’13, who was Tasered during the raid, is suing the city and seven police officers who were involved.
DeLauro, Esty victorious
Come January, veteran 3rd District Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will once again make her way to Washington. Joining her will be newcomer Democrat Elizabeth Esty LAW ’85, who won the congressional race in Connecticut’s 5th District Tuesday. Incumbent DeLauro, whose district includes much of central Connecticut and New Haven, won with a reported 74 percent of »
Medical library examines past
Chisels, retractors and a hook used to wrench teeth out are just some of the artifacts on display at the Yale School of Medicine’s Cushing and Whitney Library that might make visitors glad to live in the 21st century.
Arts council forms in Berkeley
Berkeley is looking to expand its arts presence on campus. The college is creating an arts council — led by Master Marvin Chun, Dean Mia Genoni and Julie Reiter ’14 — that aims to encourage students to use Berkeley spaces to showcase visual art. Reiter said that unlike some colleges such as Davenport, Jonathan Edwards »
City offers homeless storm support
The New Haven Green, where benches and bus stops traditionally serve as makeshift homes for the city’s homeless, was virtually deserted Monday as the city’s homeless population attempted to escape the weather. Across the city, homeless residents have taken to shelters, bus stops and covered areas to avoid the onslaught of wind and rain that »
CT education leadership in flux
Already in the midst of restructuring, Connecticut’s public higher education system was thrown into turmoil last Friday by the resignation of Robert Kennedy, president of the State’s Board of Regents for Higher Education. Under pressure from Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy, Kennedy resigned last week after spending a week trying to explain his illegal approval of »
Medical marijuana stirs pot of controversy
Connecticut residents suffering from a variety of severe illnesses can now legally purchase medical marijuana due to a law that went into effect Oct. 1. The act, which the state General Assembly passed on May 5 and signed into law several weeks later, makes Connecticut the 17th state to permit medicinal marijuana use. According to »