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November 13, 2018

After Recount, Aresimowicz Wins By 50 Votes

by Christine Stuart | Nov 13, 2018 4:24pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Berlin | Southington

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BERLIN, CT — Twenty-five people crowded into a small conference room at Town Hall to recount ballots in House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz’s race against Republican Michael Gagliardi.

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June 21, 2018

OP-ED | The Train to the Future May Yet Stop Here

by Susan Bigelow | Jun 21, 2018 1:58pm
Posted to: Analysis | Economic Development | Jobs | Opinion | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | New Haven | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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I crammed myself aboard an Amtrak train with a few hundred of my closest friends this past weekend, rode down to Meriden to wander around the beautiful new Meriden Green, and then I boarded a standing-room-only CTRail train back to Windsor Locks. The Hartford Line was open at last, travel was free, and people were excited.

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June 11, 2018

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Train Line To Debut

by Jack Kramer | Jun 11, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Jobs | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | North Haven | Wallingford | West Hartford | Windsor | Windsor Locks

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(Updated 11:00 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — New rail service announcements have become routine as Connecticut’s reliance upon trains has increased over the years, but the debut of the $755 million Hartford Line has brought with it some added buzz.

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November 9, 2017

As Police Departments Are Identified For Traffic Stop Disparities, Chiefs Push Back

by Christine Stuart | Nov 9, 2017 2:28pm
Posted to: Public Safety | Transportation | DMV | Berlin | Meriden | Monroe | Norwich | Ridgefield | Wethersfield

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.

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June 3, 2017

House Democrats Resigned To New Reality

by Christine Stuart | Jun 3, 2017 2:42pm
Posted to: State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Berlin | Derby | Hartford

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Democrats in the House have already given up on some legislative proposals, like Earned Family Medical Leave and an increase in the minimum wage, acknowledging that they won’t be able to win enough support to get them passed given their margins.

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