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June 27, 2016

Third Time Could Be The Charm For Waterbury Hospital Purchase

by Christine Stuart | Jun 27, 2016 5:29am
Posted to: Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Labor | Legal | Waterbury

Courtesy of Waterbury Hospital It looks as if the third time might be the charm for the sale of Greater Waterbury Health Network and Waterbury Hospital to Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. for $100 million.

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April 24, 2016

Presidential Candidates Descend on Connecticut

by Staff Report | Apr 24, 2016 10:21pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | White House | Bridgeport | Glastonbury | New Haven | Waterbury

Arnold Gold / New Haven Register Connecticut’s presidential primary is Tuesday, and presidential candidates from both parties campaigned throughout the state this weekend from Bridgeport to New Haven.

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April 13, 2016

OP-ED | Redux: The Proposed Closing of UConn’s Torrington Campus

by Audrey A. Cole | Apr 13, 2016 5:00pm
Posted to: Education | Opinion | State Budget | Torrington | Waterbury

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Almost since its inception in 1965, the main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, has sought to shut down the Torrington campus of the University of Connecticut. Through the years unsupported and disparaging comments from those same faraway administrators would filter back that somehow the university’s regional campus system did not measure up to the academic standards of the main campus in Storrs. Then, suddenly in early March, the people in the Northwestern Connecticut were given a few weeks to react to the impending permanent closing of the Torrington campus, forestalling any attempt to honestly and fairly discuss and dissent from this decision.

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April 1, 2016

OP-ED | Closing of UConn’s Torrington Campus Is Tip of the Proverbial Iceberg

by Terry Cowgill | Apr 1, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | The Economy | Education | Jobs | Opinion | State Budget | Falls Village | Torrington | Waterbury

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As Rahm Emanuel once said while his boss was trying to get Obamacare passed, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” And nothing illustrates it better than the recent announcement by University of Connecticut officials that they’re seriously considering closing their Torrington campus as lawmakers desperately seek savings while in the throes of state’s perpetual budget crisis.

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March 18, 2016

Big City Mayors Beg Lawmakers To Maintain Property Tax Relief

by Christine Stuart | Mar 18, 2016 2:15pm
Posted to: Town News | Bridgeport | New Haven | Waterbury | State Budget | Taxes

Christine Stuart photo Mayors from three of Connecticut’s largest cities traveled Friday to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to ask lawmakers not to reverse the property tax relief approved last year.

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November 10, 2015

Son of Waterbury Lawmaker Arrested At Capitol

by Christine Stuart | Nov 10, 2015 11:50pm
Posted to: Courts | Public Safety | State Capitol | Waterbury

Courtesy of the state Capitol Police The son of a Waterbury lawmaker was charged Tuesday with voyeurism, disorderly conduct, and making a false statement to state Capitol Police.

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September 23, 2015

New Data Indicates Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Continue Amid Seasonal Variations

by Elizabeth Regan | Sep 23, 2015 4:00pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Equality | Town News | Granby | Groton | Tolland | Waterbury | Law Enforcement | Public Safety | State Capitol | Transportation

ctrp3.ctdata.org Police in Connecticut continued to target black and Hispanic drivers at a disproportionate rate over the past winter in both the number of stops and the likelihood of getting a ticket, according to the latest installment of racial profiling data mandated by the state legislature.

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July 31, 2015

OP-ED | Beware The Devil You Don’t Know

by Terry Cowgill | Jul 31, 2015 5:29am
Posted to: Opinion | Waterbury

In most places, the summers are slim pickins’ for state political junkies. And truth be told, except for the lively mayor’s race in Hartford, it’s pretty slow here in Connecticut as well — even with the party conventions, caucuses, and primaries.

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July 28, 2015

Bond Commission Starts Borrowing for Transportation Projects Without Constitutional Lockbox

by Christine Stuart | Jul 28, 2015 1:02pm
Posted to: Town News | Hartford | Meriden | Waterbury | Transportation | Special Session

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to support a constitutional “lockbox” for transportation funding, but was unclear Tuesday if he will call lawmakers back into a special session this fall to approve it. 

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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | Jul 22, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | The Economy | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Poverty | State Capitol | Bloomfield | Bridgeport | Hartford | New Britain | New Haven | Waterbury

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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