Connecticut Magazine
CategoriesRegional magazine
PublisherHearst Communications
First issue1971
(53 years ago)
CountryUnited States
Based inNew Haven, Connecticut U.S.

Connecticut Magazine is an American monthly magazine covering the life, culture, politics, and style of the state of Connecticut. Founded in 1971, it was purchased in 2017 by the Hearst Corporation. It is a sister magazine of The Connecticut Bride. It is unrelated to the magazine The Connecticut, published from circa 1898 to 1908.


Connecticut Magazine, based in New Haven, Connecticut, was founded in 1971.[1] It is unrelated to the magazine The Connecticut, published from circa 1898 to 1908.[2]

On June 5, 2017, the Hearst Corporation purchased Digital First Media, absorbing Connecticut Magazine as well as the Connecticut newspapers The Middletown Press, The New Haven Register, and The Register Citizen, in Torrington, and the weekly publications The Post-Chronicle, The Milford-Orange Bulletin, The ShoreLine Times, The Dolphin, in Groton, The West Hartford News, The Foothills Trader, in Torrington, The Litchfield County Times and The Fairfield & Westport Minuteman.[3]

Offices and personnel

Connecticut Magazine is based at 100 Gando Drive, New Haven, Connecticut.[4]

Annual issues

The magazine's biggest annual issues are lists including: "Best Restaurants (Readers' Choice)," "Best Doctors," "Top Dentists," and "Best of Connecticut."


The magazine's dining section includes reviews, recipes, and restaurant listings. The health section lists the best doctors and dentists in the state. The Connecticut Bride tab shows different weddings and tips/where to buy for your wedding.

The magazine listed its "40 under 40" list in January 2019, for 40 up-and-coming people from Connecticut under the age of 40.[5][6]


2016 Connecticut SPJ Awards

The editorial team won six awards including three first-place prizes. Michael Lee-Murphy won top honors in the magazine arts and entertainment category. Lee-Murphy also took a first-place award for his local reporting. Lee-Murphy and Erik Ofgang won the top award in the education category. Ofgang also won two second-place awards for in-depth reporting and another feature story. Kate Hartman and Albie Yuravich won third-place in the leisure category.[7]

2017 Connecticut SPJ Awards

The editorial team won eight awards, including seven first-place prizes. The magazine won first-place for their examination of every shoreline community's plans to deal with rising sea levels. Michael Lee-Murphy won a first-place honors for a crime story. Lee-Murphy also won two first-places in two sports categories. Erik Ofgang won first place for a health story and third place for a feature. Greg Moody won first place for his infographic. Albie Yuravich won first place for his trifecta of magazine headlines.[8]


  1. ^ "Hearst Acquires Connecticut Magazine". Folio. June 9, 2017. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "Catalog Record > The Connecticut magazine : an illustrated monthly". HathiTrust. pp. 8 v. Archived from the original on September 23, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "Hearst buys the New Haven Register, Connecticut Magazine". The New Haven Register. June 5, 2017. Archived from the original on September 23, 2017. Retrieved September 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Connecticut Magazine official website. Accessed September 25, 2018.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Magazine releases 40 Under 40 Class of 2019." (The News-Times) (January 25, 2019) Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  6. ^ "40 Under 40: The Class of 2019." (Connecticut Magazine) (January 23, 2019) Retrieved March 2019.
  7. ^ Yuravich, Albie (June 14, 2017). "Connecticut Magazine Writers Earn SPJ Awards".
  8. ^ Yuravich, Albert (May 18, 2018). "Connecticut Magazine Captures 8 SPJ Awards".