by Christine Stuart | May 10, 2016 12:53pm
Local elected officials said Tuesday that state lawmakers can’t claim they will pass a budget later this week without a tax increase because the reduction in municipal aid coupled with the lack of structural changes will cause property taxes to increase.
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by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2016 10:47pm
The Senate voted unanimously Wednesday night to send a bill requiring private insurance companies to cover 3D mammography to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk.
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by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 4:39pm
A consultant hired by Connecticut’s two Indian tribes found that if they only received permission to build a $300 million casino in north central Connecticut, it would generate $300.9 million in gross gaming revenue and create more than 2,000 jobs.
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by Hugh McQuaid | March 4, 2015 1:20pm
The Connecticut Mission of Mercy will hold its eighth annual free dental clinic on March 20 and March 21 at the Western Connecticut State University campus in Danbury, organizers announced Wednesday.
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by Matt DeRienzo | October 9, 2014 7:38pm
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty hit Republican challenger Mark Greenberg over his handling of a corruption scandal involving former Gov. John Rowland Thursday night in the first debate of the 2014 race for Connecticut’s 5th District congressional seat.
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by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton had been teamed up with Heather Bond Somers, but last week he was offering state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi his full-throated support.
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by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2014 2:12pm
With a few hours left Tuesday in a petition drive to get Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the Republican primary ballot, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s campaign manager said he was “cautiously optimistic.”
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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 9, 2014 5:23pm
Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s decision to end his relationship with Mayors Against Illegal Guns comes just a few days after he was publicly criticized by Second Amendment supporters at a Capitol rally.
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by Christine Stuart | February 14, 2014 2:55pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed Friday afternoon that the salt shortage was a municipal salt shortage and, as a result, the state will be sharing a 30,000-ton shipment with municipalities in need.
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