July 12, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | July 12, 2013 8:47am
This week the National Shooting Sports Foundation withdrew its support for the long-running effort to make a national park out of the Colt firearms manufacturing complex in Hartford’s Coltsville section, citing Connecticut’s new strict gun control laws. The foundation couldn’t abide the “hypocrisy” of paying homage to an arms factory while simultaneously restricting the modern firearms industry. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wasted no time in calling it “sour grapes.” He’s right, it’s a petty move, but there’s more to it than that.
Tags: gun control, Colt Manufacturing, Coltsville, ar-15, firearms, industry, history, Enfield, Susan Bigelow, dh
March 4, 2013
by Christine Stuart | March 4, 2013 6:29am
Elected officials from small towns across Connecticut will travel to the state Capitol on Monday to tell the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee that the elimination of the motor vehicle tax will be detrimental to their communities.
November 7, 2011
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.