Tonight at sundown marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday, sukkot, or Feast of the Tabernacle. For 7 to 8 days, Jews traditionally eat and rest in a temporary shelter called a sukkah. The first public sukkah in Fairfield County is already up at the Maritime Center in Norwalk.
As Connecticut continues to rebuild its shoreline after two years of tropical-style storms, the idea that some parts of the coast should not have homes on them is gaining more and more traction with federal and state officials. But local officials and homeowners – not so much. As the CT Mirror’s Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, two home buyout programs have had few takers.
New York State's comptroller says he has money to invest in startup companies and entrepreneurs. The money is being invested through a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.
Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday. The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is throwing his support behind a candidate for New York City mayor race. He appeared at second place candidate Bill Thompson’s concession speech, and is endorsing the Democratic front runner, Bill deBlasio.