16 hrs ago
Vista Graduates Eight Students
Pictured, left to right, are Vista Executive Director Helen Bosch, Mike Westerholm of Westbrook, Christian Vidal of Madison, Daniel Lux of Madison, Lauren Borges of Clinton, Samuel Stark of Clinton, Chelsea Cooley of Clinton, Logan Fowler of Westbrook, Vincent Sbiroli of Westbrook, and Director of Programs & Services Linda Rogen.
20 hrs ago
Fringe-hugger Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh was the best the GOP could do?
I was surprised to hear Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh say in January, in announcing to an assembly of eastern Connecticut Republicans her plans to run for Congress from the 2nd District, that she was invited into the race by the Republican State Central Committee.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Hartford Courant
CT House Incumbents Winning Political Money Race
Of Connecticut's members to the House of Representatives, Rep. Jim Himes has raised the most money in this election cycle and Rep. Rosa DeLauro the least.
Female enlisted sailors to enter the Silent Service by 2016
The military's march towards gender equality could see a big improvement in the coming years as plans are unveiled to allow enlisted women to join female officers on the US Navy's Ohio -class missile boats and Virginia -class attack submarines.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Hopkins-Cavanagh taking conservative approach in her run for Congress
Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh of New London considers herself many things: a real estate broker, a radio show host, a melded family's mother of four, a proud member of the National Rifle Association, a constitutional conservative, an entrepreneur, a small business owner and a former weather anchor.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line
From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.
Enlisted women to join sub crews starting in 2016
The Department of the Navy plans to add enlisted women crewmembers to seven Ohio-class submarines starting in 2016 and to four Virginia-class attack submarines beginning in 2020.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Republican Congressional Candidate Hopkins-Cavanagh Responds to Courtney on Banks
Republican Congressional candidate Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh responded to Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, on his recent statements favoring the reauthorization of the controversial Export-Important Bank.
Summer jobs program a boon to region's youth
Virtually everyone does, those behind the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board's Summer Youth Employment Program agreed Monday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Courtney jumps to $1 million fundraising advantage in 2nd District campaign
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, has outstripped his Republican challenger in fundraising by more than $1 million, according to paperwork filed by each candidate with the Federal Election Commission.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
ARRL President Issues Call to Action to Gain Support for HR.4969 Amateur Radio Parity Act
In a video , ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has issued an urgent call to all radio amateurs to get behind a grassroots campaign to promote co-sponsorship of HR.4969, "The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014."
Fri Jul 11, 2014
More needs to be done to address 'Observation Status'
Imagine that your mother falls at home. She goes to the hospital for care, and is instructed by her doctor to complete three weeks of post-hospital rehabilitation is a nursing home.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
House panel grills Navy on cruiser modernization plan
Sometimes it's all about trust, and right now, the Navy is struggling to convince Congress it's on the level about a plan to take half the fleet's 22 cruisers out of service and gradually return them to active duty.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Blumenthal Urges "Yes" Vote by Old Saybrook to Grant $3...
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal came to the Old Saybrook Green on Monday, July 7, to urge Old Saybrook voters to vote "Yes" in a referendum to grant $3 million of town monies to help purchase 930 undeveloped acres in the open land known as The Preserve.
Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank
Reps. Joe Courtney and John Larson, flanked by representatives of three Connecticut businesses, strongly backed the Export-Import Bank.
Conn. Democrats call on House GOP to back bank
Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans who want to eliminate federal funding for a little-known banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Boardwalk rebuilding set to begin soon in Niantic
Construction is slated to soon begin on the Niantic Bay Boardwalk, with plans calling for the rebuilt, steel-and-concrete structure to stretch about a half-mile along the shore by late next spring.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
SeCTer receives $70K U.S. grant
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday that a $70,000 federal economic development grant has been awarded to the Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
As part of a national public-relations campaign aimed at forcing support from majority Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned Friday that without continued transit funding, Connecticut will see a sharp reduction in aid.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
On Monday U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney successfully displayed the substantial local and state support for a proposed upgrade of rail lines that run through Connecticut from New London harbor north to the Massachusetts border.