Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Connecticut

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. May 6, 2018

-
The governor also activated the Connecticut Emergency Operations Center in Hartford around 4 a.m. The Emergency Operations Center will allow the governor to "monitor storm conditions across the state and prepare for winter weather." “As we continue to monitor the most up-to-date forecasts on ...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Melinta Therapeutics Inc. (MLNT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.8 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the New Haven, Connecticut-based company said it had a loss of $1.48. The drugmaker posted revenue of $4.2 million in the period. For the year, the ...

Prosecutors increase the seriousness of the charge against a Connecticut college student and amateur swimsuit model accused of breaking her ... The Connecticut Post reports 19-year-old Kathryn Mahoney is now facing a felony second-degree assault charge after the alleged attack that left the man with a ...
The plan, crafted in response to last month's mass shooting at a Florida high school and released late Sunday, also backs legislation to fix gaps in the background check system for gun sales and encourages more states to adopt laws like Connecticut has that allow police to temporarily take firearms away ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he's planning to partially activate the state's Emergency Operations Center ahead of the latest snowstorm. The Democrat says the EOC will begin monitoring storm conditions at 4 a.m. Tuesday. He says the nor'easter is expected to have ...
We're forecasting accumulations between 6 and 10 inches in western Connecticut and 10 and 16 inches in eastern Connecticut. The heaviest snowfall will continue until around 4 p.m.. The snow is not expected to be wet or heavy, which means power outages should not be a huge concern for this storm.

The latest storm to hit the region begin spitting precipitation early this morning and is expected to continue generating up to a foot or more of snow before winding up tonight. A winter storm warning is in place with 9 inches of accumulation predicted for the Norwich area. The National Weather Service is ...
“The snow will be heaviest in the morning and into the early afternoon,” said Gary Lessor, chief meteorologist at the Western Connecticut State University Weather Center. By Tuesday morning, Eversource was reporting roughly 1,100 outages, largely along the state's border with Rhode Island, an area ...
Connecticut's aerospace and defense industries — which produce submarines, jet engines and helicopters — use huge amounts of steel and aluminum, making the state particularly vulnerable. Researchers at the Brookings Institution report that Connecticut industries are more dependent on imported steel ...
A veteran Connecticut police officer who was charged in 2016 for allegedly assaulting a man at a Fairfield motel and driving drunk has been fired. ... Bridgeport Chief Armando Perez tells the Connecticut Post that Officer Omar Jimenez was fired this week following an investigation by the city's Office of ...
Connecticut's housing market in January had a split personality, with median single family home prices increasing by 3.4 percent even as the number of homes sold fell by 3.7 percent, according to data from the Boston-based Warren Group, publisher of The Commercial Record. January's median single ...
The NRA hit back at the governor's comments, saying the group is “comprised of over five million law-abiding citizens many of whom are teachers, doctors, policeman, farmers, moms and dads residing in Connecticut. So let's be clear Governor Malloy just called tens of thousands of his constituents terrorists ...
Hartford banned parking citywide starting at noon Wednesday, a typical precursor for a school closure. Gary Lessor, chief meteorologist at the Western Connecticut State University Weather Center, said that the precipitation would continue until early Thursday. “This will be a good, strong nor'easter,” Lessor ...
HARTFORD -- Connecticut residents are bracing themselves for the next nor'easter and so are state personnel. During an unrelated press conference, Governor Dannel Malloy said individual cities and towns and state personnel are doing everything they can to prepare resources. "Obviously people ...
A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for most of Connecticut this morning through tomorrow morning. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for southern portions of Middlesex and New London Counties. A COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for all of Coastal Connecticut this afternoon.
The national legal wars over how public-sector unions can collect dues and other fees has reached Connecticut with a lawsuit filed by unionized New Haven firefighters against their statewide affiliate, the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut. The local has the help of the Fairness ...
For instance, if the Republican candidate in a presidential election had gained the most votes nationally, Connecticut's seven electors would have to cast their votes for them, even if the state itself had voted for the Democrat. So far, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed this legislation, meaning ...

Police say Bridgeport Councilwoman Eneida Martinez suffered unspecified injuries Wednesday night that required medical attention. Police say an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with the assault. No further details have been released, and Martinez's family has requested privacy. Council ...
State lawmakers unveiled a new Connecticut Made logo, which local businesses can use to set themselves apart. The logo is free to makers and manufactures of Connecticut products. “We're so excited about launching this new Connecticut Made initiate,” State Rep. Caroline Simmons said. “We think it's ...
Craig Francis, also known as Horus Durjaya Bey, 44, pleaded guilty in federal court in New Haven, according to the release by the office of John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for Connecticut. The release noted that, according to court documents and statements made in court, in February 2009 Francis e-filed a ...
The Connecticut Department of Transportation hit back against the Reason Foundation's annual study of state transportation costs, which showed Connecticut had the highest administrative costs per mile in the country. In a memo circulated to legislators, the DOT claims “inherent flaws” in Reason's ...
A new report is recommending strategic widening and other improvements along I-95 in Connecticut, rather than additional lanes. Feb. 22, 2018, at ... (AP) — A new Connecticut study says strategic widening and other improvements along portions of Interstate 95 can significantly reduce traffic congestion.
Proponents of adding tolls to Connecticut's highways often point to New York, Massachusetts or New Jersey in an effort to show Connecticut as an outlier, letting potential transportation revenue slip through the state. But data gathered from the Federal Highway Administration paints a very different picture ...
that could keep millennials in Connecticut and attract more. that could prop up property tax bases and bring more revenue to municipalities. that could put the lagging construction sector to work. that could provide more households with more spending money and, as a result, leave the state with more sales ...
Amanda Meyer hacked apart her handgun this past weekend following the latest school shooting in Florida in which 17 people, mostly students, were killed. Nicholas RondinoneContact Reporternrondinone@courant.com. Amanda Meyer really liked her handgun, yet she hacked it apart late last week following the deadly ...
Miller told reporters in today's press conference that Chiney Ogumike is medically cleared with full activity and Alex Bentley is healthy and playing again in Russia, currently. Many other 2017 roster players are overseas and Miller reassured his excitement for the upcoming season. The Connecticut Sun will ...
ESSEX — Connecticut State Police said two people were found dead inside a home Tuesday afternoon. State police said around 1:30 p.m., troopers responded to Prospect Street to conduct a well-being check. Upon making entry into the residence, troopers located two deceased people inside.
The outbreak that sickened the two Connecticut residents and 16 others nationally, including 1 person in California who died, was probably caused by eating “leafy greens,” but a specific leafy green couldn't be identified, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. The Canadian government's ...
Attorney General George Jepsen, who personally hosted a $250-a-head fundraiser for Connecticut Landmarks at his Hartford home in 2013, has recused himself from an ongoing investigation by his office into the historic preservation society's Forge Farm in Stonington. Jepsen, whose office has authority ...
Connecticut has the second highest tax burden in the nation, according to a new report by 24/7 Wall Street, which used data from the Tax Foundation. Connecticut ranked behind New Jersey, but ahead of New York, which placed dead last in the country. While Connecticut's per capita income was the ...
High school students in Connecticut are joining classmates around the country to press Congress to adopt stricter gun laws with a new sense of urgency after 17 people were gunned down at a Florida high school last week. Teens are organizing largely through social media and have already formulated ...
The package focuses on making changes to the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities complaint process, eliminating so-called secret settlements in harassment cases, eliminating the statute of limitations for felony sexual assaults, increasing the financial penalties for offenders and ...
Communities In New Jersey, Connecticut In Mourning Following Possible Flu-Related Deaths Of 2 Young Children. February ... Emma Splan became Connecticut's second confirmed pediatric death due to flu. (credit: ... If confirmed, Emma's would be the second pediatric flu death in Connecticut this season.
Now, in the wake of another wrenching shooting rampage — this one at a high school in Parkland, Fla., that killed 17 — and in the absence of any federal action, gun-control advocates, Democratic politicians, and others are pointing to the success of states such as Connecticut in addressing the spiraling ...
Amazon's recent decision to drop Connecticut from its list of potential second headquarters locations was disappointing, but not completely unexpected. As companies expand, they look for business-friendly climates to be sure, but their primary focus is the availability of talent at every level. Amazon saw ...
Connecticut lawmakers are considering a different approach from other states to help students cover the high cost of college. Instead of offering free community college tuition, legislators in this cash-strapped state are debating whether to create a new scholarship program that would ensure students ...
Connecticut's Democrats in the legislature have their own take on what needs to be addressed in this legislative session, and their “values agenda” identifies items such as pay equity, a livable wage, free community college and paid family medical leave. Republicans wonder how some of those concepts ...
Organized labor finally got its chance to be heard in the debate about how Connecticut can do a better job competing for business and improving its crisis-prone state finances. Leaders of unions representing teachers and public employees and the president of the Connecticut AFL-CIO on Friday got ...
Connecticut is one of the few states that still prevent Tesla from selling its vehicles directly to consumers and it's not because the automaker is not trying. Tesla is making another push with the state legislature to allow direct sales for the fourth year in a row.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has finalized the state's 2018 Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES), and recommended doubling the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030. The new renewables goal is a significant step up and higher than ...
Joan Maloney Appointed Executive Director of CTLA The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association has promoted Chief Financial Officer Joan D. Maloney to executive director of the 1,300-member fellowship. “We are thrilled that after an exhaustive, nationwide search, Joan has accepted the position of ...
Washington – In rare bipartisan agreement, Congress on Friday approved a massive budget deal that will increase federal spending in Connecticut, providing big boosts for the state's defense industry and health care programs and even helping schools educate displaced students from Puerto Rico.
Connecticut has won a federal court battle to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to halt pollution from an old coal-fired Pennsylvania power plant that experts say is hurting this state's air quality. The ruling against the Trump administration stems from a Connecticut legal action filed in 2017 to ...
The Department of Public Health said there are 11 new flu deaths reported in Connecticut since last week. (Published Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018). Eleven more flu-related deaths have been reported in Connecticut since last week. The number of flu-related deaths is now up to 63 as of Feb. 3, according to information the state ...
Despite approving tribal operators' bid to jointly establish a commercial casino in East Windsor last year, some Connecticut state lawmakers are looking to throw out the license for that proposed gaming establishment and open the bidding process for the state's third casino. Bridgeport lawmakers are ...
NEW HAVEN — The number of millionaires in Connecticut is growing, but where they move has an impact on outcomes for the state's children, an official with the Connecticut Education Association said. Orlando Rodriguez, research specialist with CEA, said the opinion pages of newspapers decry the ...
WOLCOTT, Conn. (WTNH) — A Connecticut State Trooper died as a result of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash with a pick-up truck Saturday night. 27-year-old Connecticut State Trooper Danielle Miller had to be cut out of her cruiser according to the Wolcott Police Chief Edward Stephens when ...
James Thomas, an outreach minister at Trinity Church on the Green, told NBC Connecticut that K2 is relatively cheap and easy to procure, making it more popular than crack cocaine in the city. It's not clear how many of the recent overdoses were fatal, but officials warn K2, which is usually smoked, can be ...
These accomplishments represent a natural progression from his junior season, when he won the 1,000, 1,600 and 3,200 at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championships. He continued at the state level, winning the 1,600 at the Class S championships and State Open, and was second in the 3,200 ...
Dominion's Millstone nuclear power plant is critical to the state of Connecticut and the region of New England for fuel security and meeting emissions targets, state regulatory authorities have found. The commissioners found the plant's continued financial viability could be at risk, but also said Dominion has ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

    usa
     states
       connecticut
         civic organizations
         counties
         government
         higher education
         municipalities
         national guard
         politics
         state police

U.S. states:
       alabama
       alaska
       arizona
       arkansas
       california
       colorado
       connecticut
       delaware
       florida
       georgia
       hawaii
       idaho
       illinois
       indiana
       iowa
       kansas
       kentucky
       louisiana
       maine
       maryland
       massachusetts
       michigan
       minnesota
       mississippi
       missouri
       montana
       murphys
       nebraska
       nevada
       new hampshire
       new jersey
       new mexico
       new york
       north carolina
       north dakota
       ohio
       oklahoma
       oregon
       pennsylvania
       rhode island
       south carolina
       south dakota
       tennessee
       texas
       utah
       vermont
       virginia
       washington
       west virginia
       wisconsin
       wyoming