CT Mirror
People throughout Connecticut protest the death of George Floyd
Sat, 30 May 2020 22:40:42 +0000
Protesters in Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport, New London, and other parts of Connecticut joined a nationwide call for action Saturday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
Lamont says Connecticut’s COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped dramatically
Fri, 29 May 2020 23:15:27 +0000
Numbers released Friday show 577 people are now hospitalized with COVID-19, a drop of more than 70 people since yesterday.
A Minnesota death resonates in Connecticut: ‘A constant message that our lives don’t matter’
Fri, 29 May 2020 22:16:28 +0000
George Floyd's killing evokes painful memories and concerns among the families of young black men slain in Connecticut by police.
State college and university campuses to reopen for start of fall semester
Fri, 29 May 2020 20:44:29 +0000
Community college programs with hands-on learning requirements can reopen next week.
Nancy Wyman is stepping down as state Democratic chair
Fri, 29 May 2020 14:55:51 +0000
Former Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will swap jobs with Nancy DiNardo, a former state chair and current member of the DNC.
Disparities in Hispanic and black death rates much worse than previously reported
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:01:14 +0000
Previous reports notwithstanding, Hispanics are substantially more likely to die of COVID-19 than non-Hispanic whites, officials say. Blacks, too.
‘Too many people have died’: Why one New Haven woman thinks the state rushed reopening
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:00:46 +0000
New Haven Social Worker Ayishea Denson has seen so many coronavirus casualties she thinks the state is reopening prematurely.
State sees historically low number of arrests during COVID-19 shut down
Fri, 29 May 2020 09:00:25 +0000
Newly released data provides the most comprehensive look yet at how the virus has affected the state's courts and prisons.
Donald the Menace
Fri, 29 May 2020 08:58:55 +0000
He’s a cartoonish character who isn’t funny and won’t leave us be. My fellow Americans, we are all Mr. Wilson, and Donald the Menace, the bratty kid who lives next door in the White House, is destroying the neighborhood.
Partnership in a time of crisis
Fri, 29 May 2020 08:58:31 +0000
At the end of this third month of a worldwide pandemic that has cost 100,467 American lives, including more than 4,100 deaths in Connecticut, one of the most important and difficult challenges we are facing as a society may well be a test of our collective character. In Connecticut, in order to pass this test and meet this challenge, we must put the most vulnerable at the front of the line.