by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2014 3:02pm
Foodshare in Bloomfield, which plans to distribute 19,896 turkeys for Thanksgiving, is running about 1,200 turkeys shy of where it needs to be to start its distribution on Tuesday.
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by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 1:07pm
The State Bond Commission released about $570 million in borrowing during a Friday meeting, including funding for a new courthouse in Torrington, state assistance for businesses, and bonding for projects sought by lawmakers.
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by Christine Stuart | April 23, 2014 12:33pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s visit Tuesday afternoon to the Bloomfield Senior Center was his first daytime town hall style meeting and his 54th since taking office.
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by Hugh McQuaid | February 21, 2014 1:54pm
Rep. Elaine O’Brien, D-Suffield, died Friday morning after a long struggle with brain cancer. She was 58 years old.
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by Christine Stuart | October 29, 2013 12:37pm
He joked that he didn’t campaign for the position, but Toledo Bishop Leonard P. Blair said he happened to be in Rome when he learned he was being named Archbishop of Hartford and was able to thank Pope Francis in person.
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by Christine Stuart | August 2, 2013 1:45pm
In the third year of operation of the program, Bloomfield Public Schools saw a 20 percent increase in enrollment in “Early Start,” which in years past would have been called summer school.
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by Elizabeth Bowling | July 5, 2012 5:14pm
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal may be a teetotaler, but he supports federal legislation which will help small local breweries, such as the Thomas Hooker Brewing Company in Bloomfield, get a tax break.
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by Hugh McQuaid | November 7, 2011 5:29pm
Bloomfield Mayor Sydney Schulman told reporters Monday that while he prides himself on keeping his cool, he had reached the breaking point due to what he called Connecticut Light & Power’s “travesty” of a restoration effort in his town.
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by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2011 5:02pm
(Updated 10:10 p.m.) Of the 11 towns hardest hit by the October Nor‘Easter all but one of them are planning to go forward with Tuesday‘s municipal Election, while 10 of them will be moving or consolidating their polling locations.
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