New Haven Symphony Orchestra
1:58 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Leelanee Sterrett makes her horn sing

Leelanee Sterrett

Horn virtuoso Leelanee Sterrett returns to the New Haven Symphony this week for two performances as the soloist in Richard Strauss' Horn Concerto No. 2 in New Haven and on the Essex Winter Series.

After performing with the symphony for several seasons, Leelanee was recently appointed assistant principal horn of the New York Philharmonic.  She also formed a quartet, Genghis Barbie, with fellow horn players.

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State would pay for 3 courses
7:16 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Malloy highlights bill he proposed to encourage former students to go back to college

Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy at Housatonic Community College on Monday
Credit Craig LeMoult

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy visited Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Monday to speak about a bill he has proposed to increase the number of people who can finish degrees at Connecticut’s state colleges and universities.

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"people are nervous"
6:34 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Poll: most NYers say they're not better off compared to a year ago

A new poll finds the majority of New Yorkers say they are not better off now than they were four years ago.  The sentiments do not seem to be hurting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s chances for reelection.

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OFA projects $69.4 million deficit for 2015
5:39 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

GOP leaders: Malloy's budget out of balance

GOP leaders in the Connecticut legislature criticized Governor Dannel Malloy’s budget projections on Monday. The Republican leaders said the numbers don’t add up in the governor ’s 2015 budget proposal. 

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Alternative Energy
11:21 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Fuel cell and solar projects generating more of Conn.'s electricity

This plant in Bridgeport, Conn. is the first fuel cell plant in North America that sells its power to the electric grid.
Fuel Cell Energy, Inc.

At the beginning of this year, something changed for energy users in Connecticut.  People who turned on lights or used a washing machine wouldn’t have noticed it, but some of the electricity powering those devices came from sources it had never come from before. 

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David Bouchier 3/24/14
7:40 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Fear of Frying

Dieting is the curse of the modern age. Having freed ourselves from religious puritanism, we've fallen prey to the far worse medical kind. No sooner have the first crocuses emerged from the frozen earth than the media announce that dieting season has arrived.

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Conn. crime down to 1968 level
6:14 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Malloy administration says crime is down in Connecticut

Overall crime rates in Connecticut are down to a level last seen in 1968. Governor Dannel Malloy’s criminal justice advisor announced this to state lawmakers in Hartford on Friday.

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Business
9:47 am
Fri March 21, 2014

March Madness and workplace productivity

Credit Flickr/TheEdmundLee

David Cadden, professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at  Quinnipiac University, weighs in on how employers should respond to the impact the NCAA basketball tournament has on productivity in the workplace.

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fund programs, don't cut taxes6
10:06 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Demonstrators arrested in Albany budget protest

Demonstrators in Albany, NY protest Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget.
Credit Karen DeWitt

Around two dozen demonstrators were arrested at the state Capitol in Albany , at a protest of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget. 

  

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$25 million state fund for shoreline properties
7:27 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Malloy pushes for $25 million state fund to elevate shoreline homes and businesses

Gov. Dannel Malloy at East Haven's Cosey Beach
Credit Ebong Udoma

Governor Dannel Malloy is urging state lawmakers to approve a $25 million fund to help people on Connecticut’s shoreline elevate their homes and businesses. Malloy made the appeal for the low interest loan program at Cosey Beach in East Haven on Thursday.

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