October 16, 2013
by Rep. Gail Lavielle | October 16, 2013 5:30am
The recent disruption of Metro-North service raised several critical issues. An obvious one is the cost and inconvenience of disruptions for commuters. Another is their impact on rush-hour traffic congestion, and on road and rail transportation throughout the Northeast Corridor, which connects New England to the rest of the country.
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October 7, 2013
by Brian Woodman Jr. | October 7, 2013 12:30pm
(Updated 4:46 p.m.) Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is lauding a judge’s order permitting a minor political party’s candidates to appear on the ballot in Westport and East Hampton’s municipal election despite their failure to comply with state election law.
August 15, 2012
by Christine Stuart | August 15, 2012 2:15pm
The hedge fund manages $130 billion in assets, has 1,225 employees, and will be receiving a $25 million forgivable loan and up to $80 million in urban renewal credits from the state for building a new corporate headquarters and creating 1,000 jobs within 10 years.
June 11, 2012
by Sarah Darer Littman | June 11, 2012 9:09pm
WESTPORT—Over 100 students gathered in front of Westport’s Staples High School this morning to protest the aspect of Public Act 12-116, An Act Concerning Education Reform, which requires annual performance evaluations of principals, administrators, and teachers, based upon a new standard of “effective practice” and a framework developed by the state’s Performance Evaluation Advisory Council (PEAC).