First snowstorm of season forecast for Saturday

A winter weather advisory remains in effect for Fairfield and New Haven counties and the region from 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, to 6 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Snow is expected, according to the National Weather Service, which advises the public to plan on hazardous travel conditions. Drivers should be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Total snow accumulations … read more

Former U.S. comptroller general runs for governor

Dave Walker, Republican of Bridgeport and declared Connecticut gubernatorial candidate, uses colorful language to describe the shrinking population and fortunes of the Constitution state. “You remember when Ross Perot ran for president he spoke of a giant sucking sound,” Walker said. Perot, whom Walker described as “a friend of mine,” used the phrase in the second 1992 Presidential Debate for … read more

EDITORIAL: Herstory must be told

One hundred years ago, American suffragists stood at the threshold of passage of the 19th Amendment. Supporters had worked for the previous 70 years to educate the public about the validity of women’s suffrage. The suffrage movement began in 1848, when the first women’s rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, N.Y. Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and other … read more

VIDEO: Father has plan to crush opioid crisis

Two men from different perspectives but with a common mission to beat the opioid epidemic met on a recent Friday morning at the Easton Police Department to deal with the crisis. Former hotel executive Gary Mendell leads Shatterproof, a national nonprofit he founded to end the devastation that addiction causes families. Before joining the Easton Police Department in 2015, Chief … read more