In her first column for CTNewsJunkie, author Jennifer Just says she was appalled Thursday by the difference in how the New York Times played their Page One story on the horrific school shooting in Uvalde, Texas in comparison to the paper’s coverage of the one millionth COVID-19 death milestone two weeks ago.
A Thursday Quinnipiac poll of 1,660 Connecticut residents suggested Gov. Ned Lamont held an 8 point lead over his Republican rival Bob Stefanowski ahead of their expected rematch this November. The survey, which favored Lamont 51% to 43%, was conducted from May 19 to May 23 and had a margin of error of 2.4%. The […]
Connecticut’s State Bond Commission on Thursday approved another $20 million in borrowing to complete the redevelopment of New London’s State Pier, a project that has suffered delays and ballooning costs in the three years since it was announced.
Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday that Connecticut is launching a $3 million tourism campaign dubbed “Find Your Vibe.” “Connecticut is an exciting place to be that offers all kinds of experiences and the ‘Find Your Vibe’ campaign captures that in a way we haven’t seen, heard, or felt before,” Lamont said. “The campaign and website […]
West Hartford adopted an ordinance that will allow for the retail sale of cannabis with some restrictions. Read more from We-Ha.com
The state has paid out more than $60 million in benefits through the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program, but two mothers we spoke to struggled to get approval. “It should have been easy,” Lisa Lohmann, who gave birth to her son on Jan. 23, said. But Lohmann’s first application was denied. She remembers thinking […]
New rules on gifting cannabis in Connecticut went into effect Tuesday after the governor signed a bill aimed at curtailing the unregulated sales of the substance as well as restricting how it can be advertised within the state. Legislation modifying the state’s cannabis laws was among 48 bills which Gov. Ned Lamont signed Tuesday. Proponents […]
Connecticut officials and gun control advocates gathered on the steps of the state Capitol Wednesday to demand federal action in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Texas with tragic echoes of the Sandy Hook shooting nearly a decade ago. The Tuesday attack in Uvalde Texas left 19 children and two elementary school teachers […]
On a gray morning in late April, Suzie Flores, 40, the owner of Stonington Kelp Co., hustled out of her hybrid Highlander in a Westport parking lot. She grabbed a couple of coolers of freshly harvested Connecticut sugar kelp from her SUV, then dashed to the rear entrance of a posh restaurant to deposit 60 […]
fizkes // Shutterstock The outward effects of mental illness can often be dismissed as a sign of weakness or personal failure. For men, this type of social stereotyping can be especially hard to escape—being told to “man up” is a common refrain that can be reductive and stigmatizing. According to the National Center for Health […]