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March on Washington
11:08 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Conn. union members taking part in 'March on Washington' commemoration

AFTCT members in Washington
Credit Courtesy of AFT Connecticut

The American Federation of Teachers in Connecticut, the NAACP and other unions and community organizations are looking to pick up the torch lit by those who rallied 50 years ago at the March on Washington. Union members by the busload made their way from Connecticut to the commemorative march on Saturday. Unions like the AFTCT are hoping to use the anniversary to inspire activism.

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Culture
10:39 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Book Review: A Hundred Summers

A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams

With a few weeks left in the summer reading season, arts critic Joan Baum has this suggestion.

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NY State Pension Fund
9:37 am
Wed August 28, 2013

NY comptroller announces lower pension payments for schools, local governments

For the first time since the recession began, New York's pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees' retirement payments.


Little League World Series
7:19 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Westport parade celebrates Little League team's performance in World Series

Credit Alison Freeland

Several thousand people turned out for a parade in Westport, Connecticut on Monday to honor the town's Little League baseball team, which made it to the U.S. final of the Little League World Series. The parade also honored the town's state championship girls softball team.

Technology
11:27 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Study: Digital divide still exists in U.S.

A digital divide still exists n the U.S. based on economic status. That's according to new research on internet access form the University of New Haven.


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