Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive money to improve security as part of a state grant program. The $5 million grant came out of legislation passed after the Newtown school shooting.
Connecticut Democratic Governor Dannel Malloy dismissed allegations of ethical lapses against his administration on Monday. The allegations were made by Malloy's 2010 GOP rival, Tom Foley, on the WFSB-TV program "Face the State' on Sunday.
Connecticut officials and family members of those killed in the September 11th terrorists attacks gathered at the site of the state's 9/11 memorial in Sherwood Island State Park in Westport on Tuesday evening.
Connecticut State Senator Toni Harp defeated Alderman Justin Elicker, former Economic Development Administrator Henry Fernandez, and Hillhouse High School Principal Kermit Carolina in the race to replace long-time Mayor John DeStefano.
Stamford Board of Finance member David Martin defeated state Representative William Tong in Tuesday's primary. Tong was endorsed by Governor Dannel Malloy but was only able to get 48% of the popular vote, compared to Martin's 52%.