For the first time New York's Education commissioner John King is signaling there may be too much state testing. King sent a letter to school administrators across the state Thursday saying that he will push to end at least one state test.
The last debate of Stamford candidates for mayor took place at the Ferguson Library on Thursday evening. Candidates Michael Fedele, Kathleen Murphy, David Martin and John Zito and answered questions about the city budget, how they'd staff their cabinet, how Stamford should protect itself against future storms, medical marijuana and other topics. The debate was sponsored by the League of Women Voters.
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Dan Esty at Captain's Cove in Bridgeport on Thursday. The landfill where the energy park will be built is just across Cedar Creek from Captain's Cove.
The mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut, announced on Thursday that a new solar panel installation and fuel cell facility will be built on the site of an old city landfill. The plan is being called a model for green energy generation in the state.
Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy of Connecticut is pushing back against a GOP accusation that he’s been involved in unethical fundraising activity. Malloy told reporters on Wednesday that he’s done nothing wrong.