Unionized nursing home workers agreed to postpone strikes planned for Friday at 26 facilities across Connecticut after Gov. Ned Lamont's administration reached an agreement with union leaders and nursing homes operators that includes $267 million in state funds to help pay for historic wage …

The COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer is now available to roughly 170,000 Connecticut residents, ages 12 to 15, at all clinics in the state offering that particular vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday.

Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut is preparing for the arrival of five beluga whales from a zoo and amusement park in Canada after navigating approval processes on both sides of the U.S. border and overcoming legal challenges from environmental groups.

The union representing thousands of Connecticut nursing home workers poised to strike said Wednesday it's “hopeful” that contract agreements can be made, but said Gov. Ned Lamont and the General Assembly need to find more money to address the long-standing problem of low wages in these long-…

Rhode Island expects to start offering Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 later this week now that the Food and Drug Administration has authorized its use for that age group, state officials said Tuesday.

A bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday.

HARTFORD — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona praised new University of Connecticut graduates for their work in helping to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and urged them to use their uniqueness as their “superpower” to accomplish their career and life goals, in a recorded speech pla…

SALT LAKE CITY — The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver’s licenses.

    HARTFORD (AP) — Of the more than 1.4 million Connecticut residents who are now fully vaccinated, 242 later became infected with COVID-19, according to data released Friday from the state Department of Public Health.

    HARTFORD — Terrence Cheng, an only child of Taiwanese immigrants who rose in the academic world to become director of the University of Connecticut's Stamford campus, was appointed Friday as the next president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden “stay out of my kitchen.” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted out a headline warning Biden was getting “Up in your grill.”

    A new $150 million, multi-year initiative to invest in Connecticut businesses, with a major focus on fledgling small businesses located in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, was unveiled on Thursday.

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut regulators on Thursday proposed a $30 million fine for Eversource and a $2.1 million fine for United Illuminating for what officials called the utilities' failures in their preparation and response to Tropical Storm Isaias, which left hundreds of thousands …

    The state of Connecticut moved one step closer on Thursday to asking the voters whether they believe the state constitution should be amended to allow for in-person, early voting before an election or referendum.

      PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee is working on a plan to boost the state's post-pandemic economy by distributing tens of thousands of $25 gift cards to residents to encourage them to shop at local businesses.

        GROTON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Tuesday promoted President Joe Biden's massive infrastructure proposal and the $285 million it would provide for apprentice job training during a visit to submarine maker Electric Boat in Connecticut.

        The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to grant all adoptees in Connecticut access to their birth certificates, following an emotional and personal debate over whether the privacy rights of certain birth parents should trump those of adoptees seeking information about their past.

          BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Massachusetts pizza parlor lied about the number of employees he had to fraudulently obtain more than $660,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, then used some of the money to buy and stock an alpaca farm in Vermont, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

          PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brianne Smith was overjoyed to get an e-mail telling her to schedule a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hours later, her relief was replaced by dread: a phone alert — another mass public shooting.

          WESTERLY — If you've ever watched one of those Lifespan commercials — the ones featuring regular folks doing regular things accompanied by music that tugs at your heartstrings — and felt a little catch in your throat or tear in your eye, then Dan Riordan and Dana Saint have accomplished thei…

            HARTFORD (AP) — Hundreds of protesters staged a mass “die-in” and blocked the street outside Gov. Ned Lamont's residence Saturday, hoping to draw attention to the Democrat's proposed two-year budget, which they say falls far short of the massive financial investment needed to make Connecticu…