by Christine Stuart | Sep 25, 2018 2:20pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Transportation | Meriden
MERIDEN, CT — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont stood on the state’s newly opened train platform in Meriden Tuesday and said he wants to see more frequent and regular rail service and plans to pay for it with a toll on out-of-state tractor trailer trucks.
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by Jack Kramer | Jun 11, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Jobs | Transportation | Rail | Berlin | Enfield | Hartford | Meriden | New Haven | Newington | North Haven | Wallingford | West Hartford | Windsor | Windsor Locks
(Updated 11:00 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — New rail service announcements have become routine as Connecticut’s reliance upon trains has increased over the years, but the debut of the $755 million Hartford Line has brought with it some added buzz.
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by Christine Stuart | Jan 10, 2018 12:45pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Election Policy | Meriden | Middlefield
HARTFORD, CT — Former Democratic Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz said Wednesday that she’s close to making a decision to run for governor.
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by Christine Stuart | Nov 9, 2017 2:28pm
Posted to: Public Safety | Transportation | DMV | Berlin | Meriden | Monroe | Norwich | Ridgefield | Wethersfield
HARTFORD, CT — The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association is pushing back with its own academic research against the third annual report to the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board.
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by Jack Kramer | Aug 15, 2017 1:46pm
Posted to: Congress | Federal Budget | Health Care | National Security | Meriden
MERIDEN, CT — One of the big reasons why U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy does his “Walk Across Connecticut” tours, he said, is that he gets the kind of interaction and conversation with constituents that he never has sitting behind his desk in Washington.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 15, 2017 12:03pm
Posted to: Education | State Budget | Taxes | Meriden
MERIDEN, CT — School superintendents from throughout Connecticut gathered Tuesday in front of Maloney High School for a press conference to highlight the problems they’re facing because the state has yet to pass a budget.
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by Christine Stuart | Aug 1, 2017 8:57pm
Posted to: Education | Meriden
MERIDEN, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is not afraid to impose his idea of fair funding when it comes to distributing education aid to cities and towns, but not everyone is going to appreciate it.
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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 Jack Kramer | Aug 29, 2016 4:30am
Posted to: Child Welfare | Health Care | Law Enforcement | Nonprofits | Public Health | Meriden
Sue Willette gets emotional when she talks about the struggles her sons have had with drug addiction, but she is determined to tell the story.
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by Christine Stuart | Mar 24, 2016 1:34pm
Posted to: Labor | Nonprofits | State Budget | Meriden | Stratford
The Department of Developmental Services announced Thursday that it plans to close its regional centers in Meriden and Stratford by the end of June.
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