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Local Habitat for Humanity chapter awarded
9:35 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Wood from Rockefeller Center Christmas tree to be used to build homes in Conn.

FILE- In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is raised and moved from Shelton, Connecticut to its pedestal in New York City’s Rockefeller Center.
Credit AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File

The Habitat for Humanity Coastal Fairfield County chapter will be getting a present a few weeks after Christmas. The non-profit was awarded the wood from the Christmas tree on display at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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Doors locked at DeYulio's sausage
9:27 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Stamford's "hometown sausage" company evicted by city

DeYulio's Sausage in Stamford
Credit Craig LeMoult

The city of Stamford evicted a business yesterday that’s been in the city for about a century.  The eviction was the result of an eminent domain purchase of a building to expand a roadway.

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Lawmakers discuss highs and lows
8:45 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Congressional delegation from Conn., NY reflects on 2013

The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shown in this file photo.
Credit AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

By all accounts this wasn’t a pretty year for Congress.  Connecticut and New York lawmakers in Washington say they are as upset about it as voters.

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UConn economic study
5:02 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Malloy administration accused of misstating unemplyoment numbers

Governor Dannel Malloy
Credit Ebong Udoma/ file photo

Connecticut Republicans say a UConn study released on Monday confirms what they have been saying for months – that Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy’s administration has been misstating the state’s unemployment numbers. A Malloy spokesman denies the charge.

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Unemployment insurance to expire for many Jan. 1
3:23 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Murphy hears from unemployed, concerned about loss of benefits

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy speaks with unemployed people at The Workplace in Bridgeport on Monday.
Credit Craig LeMoult

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut met with unemployed people in Bridgeport Monday to talk about unemployment benefits, which are set to expire for many on January 1.

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