by Peter Urban | Feb 13, 2019 10:00am
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Environment | Public Health | Avon | Bloomfield | Burlington | Canton | East Granby | Farmington | Granby | Hartland | Simsbury | Windsor
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to designate portions of three New England rivers as “wild and scenic” — including two in Connecticut.
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by Christine Stuart | Jan 2, 2019 10:18am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Bloomfield | Burlington | Farmington | West Hartford
HARTFORD, CT — There will be a special election in the state Senate District that includes Bloomfield, Burlington, Farmington and West Hartford. That’s because Gov.-elect Ned Lamont has nominated Sen. Beth Bye to lead the Office of Early Childhood.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 27, 2018 11:31am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Equality | State Budget | Taxes | State Capitol | Bloomfield
HARTFORD, CT — Local elected officials from Bloomfield came to the state Capitol Monday to criticize Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski’s proposal to eliminate the income tax over eight years.
Continue reading "Speaking for State Dems, Bloomfield Pols Say Elimination of Income Tax Will Put Towns In Deficit" »
by Christine Stuart | Jan 9, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Courts | Election 2018 | Legal | State Capitol | Bloomfield | West Hartford
HARTFORD, CT — Clare Kindall, an assistant attorney general for the past two decades, wants the opportunity to run the Attorney General’s office.
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by Doug Hardy | Nov 10, 2017 2:09am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | Economic Development | Environment | Jobs | Public Health | Weather | Bloomfield | East Granby | East Hartford | Farmington | Glastonbury | Hartford | Newington | Rocky Hill | South Windsor | West Hartford | Wethersfield | Windsor
HARTFORD, CT — David Silverstone, a 71-year-old West Hartford attorney, came out of semi-retirement to represent customers of the Metropolitan District Commission, the Hartford region’s water and sewer authority.
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by Christine Stuart | Nov 7, 2017 10:09am
Posted to: Election 2017 | Town News | Bloomfield | Bristol | Farmington | Greenwich | Westport
HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut voters are heading to the polls until 8 p.m. today to vote for their mayors, first selectmen, and all the members of their local boards and commissions.
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by Jack Kramer | Jul 21, 2017 11:00am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Law Enforcement | Bloomfield | Meriden | New Milford | Newington | Norwalk | Trumbull | West Hartford | Windsor
HARTFORD, CT — Eighteen police officers were identified as being statistically more likely to stop minority motorists in nine municipal police departments and the state police barracks in Hartford, according to a report compiled by the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy.
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by Christine Stuart | Feb 28, 2017 9:42pm
Posted to: State Capitol | Bethlehem | Bloomfield | Hartford | Windsor
With control of the state Senate hanging in the balance, voters in two Senate districts headed to the polls Tuesday to see if they could upset a deal brokered by party leaders.
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by Terry Cowgill | Feb 17, 2017 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Elections - Special Elections | Local Politics | Opinion | State Budget | Bloomfield | Hartford | Windsor
As the nation weighs the seismic impact of life under a Trump administration whose wheels seem to be coming off, we could soon witness earth-moving changes in Connecticut’s political landscape as well.
Continue reading "OP-ED | The Little Special Election That Could? Windsor Republican May Tip Senate to GOP" »
by Dana Whalen | Feb 4, 2017 9:31am
Posted to: Business | Environment | Town News | Bloomfield | Jobs | Public Health
HARTFORD, CT — With the bottled water industry attempting to expand as parts of the state face drought conditions, legislators heard testimony Friday from people concerned about the water supply and from others in the water industry.
Continue reading "As Drought Continues, Environment Committee Hears Concerns About Water Bottling Plant in Bloomfield" »