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October 24, 2018

Salary, Other Benefits Become An Issue In One Senate District

by Christine Stuart | Oct 24, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Colchester | East Haddam | East Hampton | Essex | Lyme | Old Saybrook

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HARTFORD, CT — On paper it looks like state Rep. Melissa Ziobron, who is in a pitched battle for a state Senate seat, was the highest paid state legislator in 2017.

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October 27, 2017

OP-ED | Why You Should Vote in the Municipal Elections

by Susan Bigelow | Oct 27, 2017 7:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Election 2017 | Town News | Essex | Groton | Lyme | West Haven | Opinion

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Local elections are here. You noticed, right? Of course you did.

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OP-ED | Lessons of Racism for Connecticut High School Students

by Barth Keck | Oct 27, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Education | Equality | Town News | Lyme | Manchester | Newington | Old Lyme | Opinion | Poll

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I’ve been thinking about this poem by the renowned Harlem Renaissance poet, and not just because it’s the source of the title for Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, a play my sophomore English students began reading this week.

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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 2:53pm
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 3:26pm
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 8, 2016

Documents Contradicting Statements About Future Rail Route Emerge Then Disappear

by Jack Kramer | Sep 8, 2016 4:29am
Posted to: Town News | Lyme | Old Lyme | Local Politics | Transportation | Rail


Two groups opposed to a new high-speed Amtrak rail line through an historic section of Old Lyme are claiming that records they obtained show that recent public hearings are a charade and that approval for the project is a done deal despite opposition.

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