15- year old Fuko Chiba was visiting her family in Japan in March when a massive earthquake and tsunami hit the island. She’s a ninth grade boarding student at Indian Mountain School in Lakeville, Connecticut. Here’s her “This I Believe” essay about what happened.
A modest tax increase on insurers seemed to be the least of the Malloy Administration's fiscal challenges in February. But it triggered a string of unintended consequences that threaten the complicated underpinnings of Connecticut's emerging film industry: the market value of tax credits.
May is “Preservation Month” in Connecticut - and preservationists just celebrated a six-year milestone.
The wide-ranging Community Investment Act was signed into state law in 2005. It increases investment in the areas that preservationists have shown the most concern about - open space, farmland preservation, historic preservation and affordable housing.
Joe Hoke, veteran advertising executive, was interviewed in the fall of 2010 for the CPTV original documentary "The 60s in Connecticut." In an effort to share the many hours of rich content that does not appear in the hour long documentary, we are making this full length interview available on-line.
We’re On the Road again! Today we take you to Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut. We’ll explore the fascinating lives of whales, penguins, sharks, seals, sea lions—all the wonders of the undersea world. We’ll talk to scientists, trainers, educators, and explorers—and a few marine mammals will talk to us (and you)! And don't miss Chion Wolf's amazing photographs of our day at the Aquarium!
Governor Malloy announced today the state will re-start the planning process for the completion of Route 11. The highway now stops in Salem, but the original plan was to extend it to I - 95 in Waterford. WNPR’s Nancy Cohen reports Malloy is open to putting tolls on the road.
Congressman Joe Courtney says when President Obama attended the Coast Guard Academy graduation in New London last week, he was a little late.
This recession began with the bursting of the housing bubble, and home building has been one of the industries hardest hit in its aftermath. Eighty percent of new houses in Connecticut are built by local, small construction companies. WNPR’s Harriet Jones went to find out how those survivors have reinvented themselves.