Jan 23rd, 2012
7:46 pm
January 23rd, 2012 | City
New Haven Dems pick their U.S. Senate candidate

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. […]

Jan 22nd, 2012
1:12 pm
January 22nd, 2012 | City
Takeaways from the Great Snowprise of 2K12

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. […]

Jan 17th, 2012
11:17 pm
January 17th, 2012 | Cross Campus
Connecticut dumps $22 mil into re-branding

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 […]

Jan 14th, 2012
5:33 pm
January 14th, 2012 | City
Gov. Malloy wants Sunday beer and liquor sales

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 […]

Jan 10th, 2012
8:45 pm
January 10th, 2012 | City
Connecticut may allow bear hunting lottery

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 […]

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