City | 7:46 pm | January 23, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

New Haven Dems pick their U.S. Senate candidate

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro has come out in support of U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy in his bid for the senate seat occupied by Joseph Lieberman '64 LAW '67.

City politicos began to coalesce behind a replacement for U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 on Sunday afternoon. A number of high-ranking New Haven Democrats attended a gathering of around 80 people at the East Rock home of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro to support U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy in his run for the U.S. »

City | 1:12 pm | January 22, 2012 | By Danny Serna

Takeaways from the Great Snowprise of 2K12

Snowy and Romantic, with a capital R.

The National Weather Service predicted yesterday morning that three to five inches of snow would fall in New Haven, tapering off in the early afternoon. We blogged accordingly — stay inside, watch a movie, whatever 2K12, this is just standard winter. Turns out the storm was a lot more serious than the NWS first thought. »

Opinion | 11:17 pm | January 17, 2012 | By Marissa Medansky

Connecticut dumps $22 mil into re-branding

Could this woman be the next face of Connecticut?

Last week, the state of Connecticut launched a two-year, and $22 million marketing campaign in order to “aggressively” promote the state as a go-to destination for tourism, enterprise and family fun. (This is incidentally also the plot of a “30 Rock” episode.) Apparently, cohesive state marketing can foster economic growth and improve the general welfare »

City | 5:33 pm | January 14, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Gov. Malloy wants Sunday beer and liquor sales

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In a move that seems destined for celebration here at Yale, Gov. Dannel Malloy hopes to give you more time to buy your beer. Malloy is expected to propose changes to state liquor laws that would allow supermarkets and package stores to sell alcohol on Sundays, the Hartford Courant reported on Friday. Malloy also wants »

City | 8:45 pm | January 10, 2012 | By Jack Linshi

Connecticut may allow bear hunting lottery

Black bears sightings have increased in central Connecticut.

The state of Connecticut is not afraid to allow residents to go on a bear hunt. With nearly 3,000 bear sightings in the past year, the state of Connecticut is deciding whether to implement a hunting lottery, used in states such as Maine, the Hartford Courant reported Tuesday. The proposal for the lottery, which is »