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June 7, 2018

DMV Teams Up With Nutmeg Credit Union To Offer Express Service

by Jack Kramer | Jun 7, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Transportation | DMV | Milford

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MILFORD, CT — A new, state-of-the-art Department of Motor Vehicle Express Center which will allow people to renew their licenses and ID cards opens this morning at the Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union at 977 Boston Post Road in Milford. 

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March 9, 2018

Independent-Minded Milford Senator To Retire

by Christine Stuart | Mar 9, 2018 6:04pm
Posted to: Education | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Labor | State Budget | Milford

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HARTFORD, CT — Ending what had been a day of speculation, Sen. Gayle Slossberg announced she would not seek re-election this year.

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January 8, 2018

Connecticut Officials Confident Medical Pot Is Safe From Feds

by Jack Kramer | Jan 8, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Congress | Consumer Protection | Health Care | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Legal | White House | Bethel | Branford | Bristol | Hartford | Milford | Montville | South Windsor | Waterbury

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HARTFORD, CT — While many believe states that have legalized recreational marijuana are being targeted by the Trump administration, what isn’t clear is whether states with medical pot programs, such as Connecticut, are also on the president’s radar screen.

Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions rescinded the Cole memo, an Obama-era policy that took a hands-off approach to marijuana in states where it was legal. Instead, federal prosecutors, Sessions wrote, should decide for themselves whether to crack down on marijuana businesses.

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November 29, 2017

Bond Commission Approves Money For XL Center, Silver Sands

by Christine Stuart | Nov 29, 2017 12:58pm
Posted to: State Budget | State Capitol | Hartford | Milford

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Borrowing $40 million for improvements to the XL Center and $9.1 million for bath houses and lifeguard stands at Silver Sands State Park were two controversial items approved Wednesday by the state Bond Commission.

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November 28, 2017

Milford Officials Make 11th Hour Plea To Stop Improvements At Silver Sands

by Jack Kramer | Nov 28, 2017 1:31pm
Posted to: Environment | State Budget | Milford

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MILFORD, CT — A day before the state Bond Commission is expected to vote on whether to approve $9.1 million for renovations at Silver Sands State Park, a bevy of Milford officials and lawmakers held a press conference to say they don’t want the money or the project.

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October 12, 2017

Milford Senator Comes Under Fire For Use of Racial Slur

by Christine Stuart | Oct 12, 2017 1:37pm
Posted to: Education | State Capitol | Milford

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Sen. Gayle Slossberg, who co-chairs the legislature’s Education Committee, came under fire from a College Democrats group at the University of Connecticut for using the “N-word, without euphemisms, within the context of its presence in the books.”

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September 26, 2017

DeLauro Faces Challenge From Her Own Party

by Jack Kramer | Sep 26, 2017 1:51pm
Posted to: Congress | 3rd CD | Election 2018 | Hamden | Milford | New Haven

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie MILFORD, CT — Milford Alderman Bryan Anderson announced Tuesday that he will challenge U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a fellow Democrat who has held the seat for 26 years.

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September 5, 2017

Dozens of Communities Consider Joining Opioid Lawsuit

by Cyrus dos Santos | Sep 5, 2017 4:30am
Posted to: Courts | Town News | Bridgeport | Bristol | Milford | Health Care | Insurance | Jobs | Legal | Public Health

shutterstock WATERBURY, CT — Waterbury and possibly dozens of other Connecticut cities and towns are taking 11 pharmaceutical companies and three doctors to court for using deceptive practices in promoting opioids as a treatment for chronic pain.

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July 7, 2017

Malloy Vetoes Changes To Affordable Housing Law, Two Other Bills

by Christine Stuart | Jul 7, 2017 11:57am
Posted to: Town News | Milford | Housing | Jobs | State Capitol

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie (Updated 4:30 p.m.) HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Friday that he said would make it easier for municipalities to “deny proposed affordable housing projects and shield themselves from an appeals process designed to overcome local resistance to fair and affordable housing.”

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August 24, 2016

Retailer Asks Federal Court To Weigh In On Connecticut’s Liquor Pricing

by Christine Stuart | Aug 24, 2016 4:29am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Courts | Town News | Manchester | Milford | Norwalk | West Hartford | Legal

Legislative efforts to change how Connecticut regulates alcohol prices have failed over the past three years, so a national liquor retailer is trying to win its argument in federal court.

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