by Peter Urban | Feb 13, 2019 11:00am
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 | Nov 8, 2016 9:14pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Canton | Hartford | Norwalk | Trumbull | Windsor
Voters did not sit out what has been called one of the most contentious, strange, nasty, bizarre, and divisive elections in modern history. They voted in large numbers in cities and towns throughout Connecticut.
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by Steve Majerus-Collins | Mar 15, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | The Economy | Energy | Environment | Jobs | Local Politics | Bethel | Canton | Cheshire
A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.
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by Steve Majerus-Collins | Jan 14, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: Environment | Canton | Collinsville | Haddam | Milford
Hoping to put an end to late night, last-minute deals that put public lands in jeopardy, a Republican state senator Wednesday called for a constitutional amendment aimed at preserving public lands in perpetuity.
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