Hugh Bailey, Stamford Advocate

Hugh Bailey

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Recent:
  • Stamford Advocate
  • The Middletown Press
  • Register Citizen
Past:
  • New Haven Register
  • Connecticut Post
  • TheHourNews

Recent articles by Hugh:

Bow Tie’s CT movie theaters temporarily close again

The Ridgefield-based Bow Tie Cinemas said they are awaiting the return of new Hollywood movie releases. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: ‘Bold’ Legislature in CT would be a break with the past

Lawmakers have vast powers, but systemic change in upcoming session is unlikely → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Protesters should push Lamont for school changes

Marchers for justice should call the governor and legislators and demand regionalization → Read More

Hugh Bailey: The right to live free of harassment

Ending segregation in homes, schools has to take priority → Read More

Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) - A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's "Tiger King" docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival. In a ruling Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Palk granted control of the Oklahoma zoo that was previously run by Joseph Maldonado-Passage - also known as Joe Exotic - to Big Cat Rescue Corp. The Florida group was founded by Carole… → Read More

Cops: Milford woman left 2 kids in vehicle while shopping

Jessica Israel, of Herbert Street, was charged with two counts of leaving an unsupervised child in a motor vehicle. → Read More

Molotov cocktail thrown at New Haven police substation

NEW HAVEN - New Haven police are investigating after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the police substation at 596 Winchester Ave. in the Newhallville neighborhood. Capt. Anthony Duff said the attempted arson occurred shortly before 2 a.m. and caused minor cosmetic damage. Check back for updates. → Read More

Waterbury police arrest 28 people after Sunday protest

Lt. David Silverio said Monday the 28 people arrested included 18 female adults, eight adult males and two male juveniles. → Read More

Hugh Bailey: State is rich in shared history

Bridgeport and Litchfield County have a few things in common → Read More

Hugh Bailey: A cleanup we can never finish

Creating new pollution problems is not the way to solve a crisis → Read More

New Haven Fire Department investigating overtime discrepancies

The first reference of the probe was mentioned by Mayor Justin Elicker at his daily press conference. → Read More

Pence comes under fire for going maskless at Mayo Clinic

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence chose not to wear a face mask Tuesday during a tour of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, an apparent violation of the world-renowned medical center's policy requiring them. Video feeds show that Pence did not wear a mask when he met with a Mayo employee who has recovered from COVID-19 and is now donating plasma, even though everyone else in the room… → Read More

The New Haven Museum wants your coronavirus pandemic stories

The New Haven Museum is seeking first-person accounts for future generations. → Read More

West Haven Library offering online Zoom chats, virtual programming

The West Haven Public Library, while currently closed, is still active in the community by providing online resources, including virtual programming and digital downloadable content. This includes movies, e-books, audiobooks, online magazines, music, educational programs, interactive Zoom chats and more, according to a release. To access digital media, you need to be a member of the West Haven… → Read More

Twin sisters accepted to 5 Ivy League schools

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) - A set of fraternal twin sisters from New Jersey has been accepted to five Ivy League universities. Jessica and Nicole Alexander got the good news late last month when they learned they had earned spots at Dartmouth, Princeton, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale. The Clifton residents say they've narrowed their selection down to two universities, though they… → Read More

'The Rise of Skywalker' to hit Disney Plus on May 4

NEW YORK (AP) - "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" will begin streaming on Disney Plus on May 4, about two months earlier than scheduled. The Walt Disney Co. said Monday that "The Rise of Skywalker" will land on the streaming service timed to what's referred to as "Star Wars Day" after the slogan of "May the Fourth be with you." The release will give fans the option of streaming the full… → Read More

Hugh Bailey: Suburbs may have their day again soon

A fear of density ought to play to the state's strengths → Read More

Hugh Bailey: A never-ending search for a development savior

Robert Moses never let a lack of money stop him. When Moses was building Jones Beach, among the first of his mega-projects that remade New York City and its environs over the course of several decades of his unmatched (unelected) political power, he used an unorthodox method of getting what he wanted when he didn’t have the funding to do it. Moses in the 1920s was turning a forsaken stretch of… → Read More

3 caught in stolen vehicle in Milford

Three people, one of them a juvenile, were taken into custody early Tuesday after they were found in a stolen vehicle. → Read More

Weather paints dreary scene in New Haven

It was a rainy and windy Monday, as seen in these photos from New Haven, with the dreary weather adding to the somber feeling of social distancing and stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. The forecast is looking better - and drier - for Tuesday, though, with the sun actually expected to make an appearance before the clouds take over. → Read More