As of January 1, hundreds of thousands of Connecticut workers will begin to earn paid sick time under a new statewide paid sick days law -- the first in the nation.
By making paid sick time a priority for all workers, we can close one painful divide and give all hardworking people the chance to earn a few days off to recover when illness strikes or a family member needs care. It's time.
This is the time of year when a thousand-foot perspective is most necessary, particularly in my little corner of the world, which is just the most remarkable place right this very minute.
When "hills" come in life; don't stop and stare at it; that will just make you anxious. Don't stop in the middle, you'll have a much harder time starting again. And don't quit just after, do a victory lap; keep going. Because the top of the hill wasn't the end. The journey continues.
We've rounded up five top drives for taking in fall's fiery red, orange, and yellow palette -- and only one of these excursions is located in the Northeast.
In this day and age, attacking educators seems to be the norm, but I took notice last week when a blogger attacked me for a badly worded presentation concerning a Connecticut law designed to empower parents to improve their children's schools.
I'm gently squishing the top of a 1,400 pound Beluga whale's head.
Political fights in Washington are done for the moment. We're on vacation now. We got to Bristol. My children are full of excitement. And it is time to play ball!
Each year, dozens of reports come in from people who believe they have seen large, tawny colored cats in states where no such animals are officially documented. What are the animals that so many people claim to be seeing?
Field of Flags: Lives Lost, Honored, Remembered From a field above the Pacific bluff in Malibu, California to a churchyard on Chebeague Island, Maine...
The Supreme Court today denied a request for the Court to review the decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Green Party v. Lenge that uphe...
Here is a list of ice cream parlors around the country near different colleges, big and small, that will blow your taste-buds away.
Saving nearly a century and a half of family memorabilia is a remarkable feat. "I'm a keeper," 86-year-old Bea Frish says.
No one cared about the pounding rain as thousands waited for the open-air concert on the historic Green in New Haven, Connecticut. The headliner was internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
Never underestimate the power of conveying your opinions to a legislator. Though your views on the Drug War may be common among people you know, it is very likely that a given legislator has never heard the arguments against drug prohibition.
The site of the rally is the Norwalk, Conn. school where homeless mother Tanya McDowell had placed her young 5-year-old son last fall in order to get the best education for him.