May 27, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 27, 2016 5:30am
Two weeks ago, Chief Medical Examiner Dr. James Gill warned that his office could lose accreditation due to budget cuts and an increase in overdose deaths. On Thursday, Gill sent a letter to municipalities to tell them that any “unclaimed” dead person will now be their responsibility.
May 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | May 15, 2016 8:43pm
May 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | May 13, 2016 11:14am
Despite a ruling from a federal court in Florida calling the practice unconstitutional, Connecticut’s General Assembly failed to pass a bill last month to end prison gerrymandering in the Nutmeg State.
April 19, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 19, 2016 7:54pm
April 15, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 15, 2016 2:26pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s second budget proposal released earlier this week would not only reduce education funding for 139 towns, but it would eliminate most of the money lawmakers set aside last year to reduce local property taxes.
April 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2016 3:00pm
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s revised budget zeroes out funding for 28 school districts in Fairfield County and along the shoreline, and reduces funding for another 111 other towns throughout the state.
Tags: education cost sharing, ECS, budget cut, Fairfield, Lon Seidman, Barbara Henry, Mark Lyon, dh
March 25, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | March 25, 2016 5:30am
It’s been a long march for Rob Simmons. And as a former colonel in the U.S. Army, Simmons knows something about marching — and expecting the unexpected. But there is little Simmons’ time as a CIA officer, or his five terms in Congress, could have done to prepare the man for what awaited him as First Selectman of Stonington.
Tags: Stonington, Rob Simmons, dog poop, dog parks, zoning, terry cowgill, dh
March 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 18, 2016 6:08pm
The legislature’s Planning and Development Committee on Friday approved a bill that prioritizes residential water customers over commercial bottling companies during a drought, and also another bill to make the local tax abatement process for developers more transparent for taxpayers.
March 15, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 15, 2016 5:30am
A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.
March 7, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 7, 2016 5:32pm