Earlier this week, Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty said she will not seek re-election to a fourth term. Esty announced the decision following criticism over how she handled a workplace harassment case involving her former chief of staff.Read More
Hartford’s hurricane relief center was where evacuees from Puerto Rico could come to get help: help finding housing, jobs, winter clothing — whatever supplies or services they needed to restart their lives in Connecticut.
Residents of Amherst, Massachusetts, will soon vote on whether to put an end to their centuries-old Town Meeting and adopt a new form of government. The debate hasn’t always been friendly in this most liberal of New England towns.Read More
It’s a political insult that dates back to the 1800s and has been used as recently as last fall by the President: “He couldn’t get elected dogcatcher.” Often considered hyperbole, since there are no longer elected dogcatchers in the U.S., there’s a town in central Vermont where it could be taken quite literally.