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November 1, 2018

Herbst Threatens Lawsuit If Malloy Moves Forward With Gun Range

by Christine Stuart | Nov 1, 2018 10:20am
Posted to: Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety | Griswold

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HARTFORD, CT — The two major party gubernatorial candidates don’t agree on much, but they agree they don’t want to see a 113-acre parcel of land in eastern Connecticut turned into a state police gun range.

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March 2, 2018

State Still Looking To Griswold For New Police Firing Range

by Jack Kramer | Mar 2, 2018 11:24am
Posted to: Law Enforcement | Public Safety | East Haven | East Windsor | Griswold | Willington

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HARTFORD, CT — It may be a new session of the General Assembly, but some of the issues are not new. The state is still looking to build a 55,000-square-foot police firearms training facility in Griswold.

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December 23, 2016

OP-ED | ‘Derbygate’ A Fine Example Of ‘Quasi-Public’ Arrogance

by Terry Cowgill | Dec 23, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Griswold | Groton | Norwalk | Norwich

If you’re a public official involved in questionable behavior, the last thing you want to hear is someone in the media attaching a Nixonian suffix to your dubious doings. But that’s exactly what’s happened in Norwich, where ratepayers are outraged at an annual Kentucky Derby junket for board members that has over the last four years cost the local utility more than $1 million.

The resulting scandal has earned the moniker Derbygate.

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October 3, 2016

East Haven Also Not Ready To Embrace State Police Gun Range

by Jack Kramer | Oct 3, 2016 4:30am
Posted to: Law Enforcement | Public Safety | East Haven | Griswold

Jack Kramer photo Politicians in Eastern Connecticut believe they have the perfect solution to the controversial decision of where to put a state police gun range: at the existing National Guard firing range in East Haven.

Problem is East Haven isn’t crazy about that idea.

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September 28, 2016

Another Community Protests State Police Gun Range Location

by Jack Kramer | Sep 28, 2016 9:45pm
Posted to: Environment | Law Enforcement | East Haven | Griswold | Simsbury

ctnewsjunkie Griswold First Selectman Kevin Skulczyck came to Hartford Wednesday to implore state officials to immediately halt plans to put a state police gun range in his town.

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