Former Governor John G. Rowland’s federal conspiracy trial begins in New Haven on Wednesday. He’s facing charges of violating federal campaign laws by allegedly hiding his role as a campaign consultant in a 2012 congressional race.
The pilot flying the Massachusetts Air National Guard fighter jet that crashed in rural Virginia Wednesday has been confirmed dead. That’s according to a statement from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
The first debate between Connecticut’s two major party candidates for governor produced few surprises, as Tom Foley and Dannel Malloy tackled recurring issues, including gun control and economic development.
Gov. Peter Shumlin is the Democratic nominee, while Scott Milne beats back write-in campaign to get GOP nod.
Primary voters head to polls today to decide which candidates will represent Vermont’s three major parties in the general election in November. Two write-in candidacies have created some electoral intrigue this year.
Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.
Foley earned a masters degree in fine arts from UMass Amherst in 2003. The school says in a statement that it offers “heartfelt wishes of support and healing to his family and friends.”
Republicans in Connecticut this week made their pick for governor. GOP primary voters chose the former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Tom Foley, to face the incumbent Democratic governor, Dannel Malloy.
Democratic state Sen. Eric Coleman won the Tuesday primary for his seat despite a spirited challenge. And the question of whether to build a new minor league baseball stadium in Hartford figured prominently the race.
Connecticut Republicans have given Greenwich businessman Tom Foley a second opportunity to run against Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The former U.S. ambassador to Ireland defeated state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney in Tuesday’s GOP primary in unofficial returns.
Some of the workers have left already. Entergy says 572 people were still working at the plant on June 1. About half of them will lose their jobs in January, after the plant shuts down. Others will stay on for another 18 months or so to help place the reactor in protective storage. After that, another major layoff is expected.
A developer from the Midwest has purchased three Berkshire County paper mills with hopes to lease out the long-vacant properties.
In a statement, Kos said he was “disappointed but not surprised” by Patrick’s reply. He said the invitation remains open.
The Senate stripped the new discretionary powers for rifle licenses after gun owners said police had abused that same authority in issuing handgun licenses.
For some investors, deciding where to put their money isn’t just about making a buck. Some look for social or environmental returns as well as financial ones. Now, some people also want a local return, and some businesses are are doing a kind of local crowd-sourcing for loans.
MORE: New England Public Radio’s A New Kind Of Local