New Haven students spotlight need for LGBTQ progress in schools
School community members testified of anti-trans hate and harassment and called for all-gender restrooms and Gender-Sexuality Alliances.
With ‘nip patrol’ and nickels, Vernon seeks to combat growing problem of nip liquor bottles
CT towns earn proceeds from a 5-cent surcharge on nips, and Vernon has used its share to institute a campaign to prevent nip bottle litter.
CT approves closure of labor and delivery at Windham Hospital
The Office of Health Strategy announced the decision more than three years after Windham Hospital applied to terminate birthing services.
Charting CT: EV sales are rising, but prices remain high
The number of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles in CT went from about 4,800 in 2016 to 35,100 in 2022, up 6.3% over six years.
As CT experiences a rise in asylum and refugee immigration, challenges navigating the system remain
CT's legal system for immigration is overwhelmed and the state is seeing a rise in asylum and refugee immigration this year, aid groups say.
CT schools are discriminating against some trans youth
State agencies and school boards that support a child's secret gender transition remove the same parental protections and safeguards that other children have.
Unions can help bring economic, social change
Unions are a great opportunity for the general population of workers to come together and demand what they deserve.
Connecticut’s nursing shortage is all about pay rates
Before Connecticut can recruit more nurses, health systems here have to match the pay rates of neighboring states.
In hearing, CT asks if Killingly is addressing student mental health
On the second day of the hearing, Killingly’s superintendent was grilled on what the board of education has done for student mental health.
CT presents draft settlement in YNHH-Prospect hospitals sale
In-person meetings on Yale New Haven Health’s bid to buy three CT hospitals owned by Prospect Medical are taking place, officials said.
RSV vaccine shortage forces some pediatricians to ration doses as virus spreads
Of the roughly 14,000 doses requested by CT, only about 10,000 have been received and distributed, CT public health officials said.
For CT towns struggling to deal with flooding, help is on the way
Non-profits can facilitate flood remediation projects, and towns now have access to grant writing support, resilience training and more.
CT state leaders complicit in Bridgeport absentee ballot scandal
The wheels of justice will never turn if our so-called leaders fail to act on decades of ballot harvesting in Bridgeport.
Giving back after getting shot
Gun violence in Connecticut's cities too often goes ignored, and its victims get little help to rebuild their lives.
CT universities stage ‘silent protest’ against Israel-Hamas war
The collective protest involved students at several CT universities staging sit-ins, marching with signs and handing out pamphlets.
Chris Murphy involved in border talks as Congress seeks to pass aid
Murphy and other negotiators are faced with resistance from both parties and a closing window to get a bipartisan deal done.
Open enrollment is underway in CT. Here’s what to know.
CT residents can sign up for health coverage on the state’s Affordable Care Act Exchange through Jan. 15, and an increasing number of people are enrolling.
Despite setbacks, states are still counting on offshore wind
East Coast state leaders say they don’t intend to dial back offshore wind ambitions and are planning new strategies and investments.
Schools should save students from drugs, not shame them
Educators must identify and work to help students who may be struggling with drug use issues, instead of excluding them.
CT Democrats pledge to keep on path to phasing out new gas cars
Gov. Ned Lamont and CT Democrats on Tuesday offered a belated defense of a 2035 timetable for phasing out sales of new gasoline vehicles.
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