Connecticut

Cassandra Basler / WSHU

Gov. Dannel Malloy has rallied behind a Norwalk mother who was supposed to be deported to Guatemala on Thursday. Malloy and one of Nury Chavarria’s four U.S.-born children spoke out Thursday night against immigration policies that break up families.

Bryan Cox / U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP

A mother of four who has lived in the U.S. for 24 years is refusing to abide by a deportation order to her native Guatemala and has taken sanctuary in a Connecticut church.

Jessica Hill / AP

Ralph Nader has a list of books that he wants you to read. The longtime consumer advocate and former presidential candidate is hosting the 2nd Annual Booming Winsted Book Festival this weekend in his hometown of Winsted, CT. 

Greenwich Considers Plastic Bag Ban

Jul 20, 2017
Eric Risberg / AP

The Board of Selectmen in Greenwich, Connecticut, has expressed support for a proposal to ban the use of plastic bags.

Fred Bever / Maine Public

A new type of energy-efficient construction is drawing attention in the U.S. It’s called “passive housing” – residences built to achieve ultra-low energy use. It’s so efficient that developers can eliminate central heating systems altogether.

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