by Christine Stuart | May 12, 2016 11:58pm
Posted to: Sports | Hartford | New Britain
In April, the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee decided the state should give municipalities the authority to charge an admissions tax on event tickets.
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by Steve Majerus-Collins | Mar 29, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Farmington | Hartford | New Britain | Newington | West Hartford | Technology sector
Connecticut has the potential to become a national leader in offering the ultra-high speed Internet that many companies are looking for in an increasingly digitalized business world, according to a new state study.
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by Cara Rosner | Jan 26, 2016 3:02pm
Posted to: Environment | Town News | East Hartford | Meriden | Naugatuck | New Britain | Torrington | Local Politics
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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by Susan Bigelow | Jan 8, 2016 11:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Opinion | Sports | Taxes | Hartford | New Britain
I hope you weren’t getting too excited about baseball in Hartford this April.
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by Terry Cowgill | Dec 31, 2015 10:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Ethics | Media Matters | Opinion | Bristol | New Britain
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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by Christine Stuart | Dec 22, 2015 2:27pm
Posted to: Courts | Law Enforcement | Legal | Manufacturing | Public Safety | New Britain
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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by Susan Bigelow | Nov 5, 2015 7:30pm
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Opinion | Bridgeport | New Britain | Stonington
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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by Susan Bigelow | Oct 30, 2015 11:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Opinion | Bridgeport | Fairfield | Hartford | Meriden | Middletown | New Britain | Norwalk | Stonington | Trumbull
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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by Christine Stuart | Sep 21, 2015 2:10pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Labor | Legal | Enfield | Meriden | New Britain | Norwich | Torrington | Windham
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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by Susan Bigelow | Sep 11, 2015 10:00am
Posted to: Analysis | Election 2015 | Election Policy | Local Politics | Opinion | Bethel | Bridgeport | Hartford | Killingworth | New Britain | New London
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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