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January 26, 2016

Six Cities And Towns To Get Brownfield Money

by Cara Rosner | January 26, 2016 2:02pm

The state has awarded more than $1 million, collectively, to six cities and towns under a new program intended to give new life to areas that have multiple brownfield sites.

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January 8, 2016

OP-ED | Hartford’s Empty Mud Pit of Dreams

by Susan Bigelow | January 8, 2016 10:00am

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I hope you weren’t getting too excited about baseball in Hartford this April.

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December 31, 2015

OP-ED | Media ‘Heroes’ For The Holiday Season

by Terry Cowgill | December 31, 2015 9:30am

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For journalists across the country during the holiday season, the word “hero” usually conjures up images of those who feed the hungry, give presents to poor children, or travel to spread Christmas cheer to our troops abroad. Not this year. The holiday hero of 2015 is himself a journalist.

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December 22, 2015

New Britain Firearm Manufacturer Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Sell Company

by Christine Stuart | December 22, 2015 1:27pm

christine stuart photo A New Britain gun manufacturer pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to charges that he failed to register 62 machine guns, though court records suggest that there were other violations to which he did not plead.

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November 5, 2015

OP-ED | What We Learned From Election 2015

by Susan Bigelow | November 5, 2015 6:30pm

Now that it’s all said and done and our Bridgeport-sized hangover is finally wearing off, what did we learn from this year’s municipal elections?

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October 30, 2015

OP-ED | Election 2015: What to Watch for on Election Night

by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am

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Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?

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September 21, 2015

Six Job Centers Will Remain Open, But Won’t Be Run By Labor Department

by Christine Stuart | September 21, 2015 1:10pm

In early August when the Department of Labor announced it was laying off 95 employees, it also said it would close six job centers to correspond with those layoffs.

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September 11, 2015

OP-ED | Night of the Living Primaries—2015 Edition!

by Susan Bigelow | September 11, 2015 9:00am

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Primary night is finally upon us! Here’s a quick rundown of possible outcomes, questions that will hopefully be answered, and what’s at stake.

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August 26, 2015

Malloy Touts Ridership, Development Along CTfastrak In New Britain

by Christine Stuart | August 26, 2015 12:47pm

Christine Stuart photo Ridership on the 9.4-mile CTfastrak busway is beating expectations, businesses along the route are seeing an increase in their sales, and developers like Douglas Bromfield are interested in nearby buildings that have been vacant for 20 years.

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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 4:30am

CAHS Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.

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