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July 12, 2017

Connecticut Officials Applaud FRA Decision To Scrap Plans For Old Saybrook Route

by Christine Stuart | Jul 12, 2017 3:53pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | Economic Development | Transportation | Rail | East Lyme | Lyme | Old Lyme | Old Saybrook | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

Courtesy of the FRA website HARTFORD, CT — The Federal Railroad Administration admitted Wednesday there was too much public opposition to its plan to lay new tracks from Old Saybrook to Kenyon, Rhode Island to expand rail service in the Northeast Corridor.

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December 16, 2016

Connecticut Officials Say Federal Railroad Proposal Is Still D.O.A.

by Christine Stuart | Dec 16, 2016 4:26pm
Posted to: Business | Transportation | Rail | East Lyme | Lyme | New London | Old Lyme | Old Saybrook | Stonington | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Mystic

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HARTFORD, CT — Federal railroad officials endorsed a controversial plan to bring high-speed rail through a historic part of Old Lyme as part of the new Old Saybrook-to-Rhode Island bypass for Amtrak‚Äôs Northeast Corridor. But no one in Connecticut seems to be on board.

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September 15, 2015

Shoreline Republicans: Propane Tax Punishes the Prepared

by Elizabeth Regan | Sep 15, 2015 5:29am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Energy | Public Safety | Taxes | State Capitol | East Lyme

Elizabeth Regan / CTNewsJunkie (Updated 4:10 p.m.) A decades-old tax law that had been ignored for years is now putting the heat on homeowners who use propane in their homes and generators.

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