by Christine Stuart | Oct 24, 2018 12:00pm
Posted to: Election 2018 | Colchester | East Haddam | East Hampton | Essex | Lyme | Old Saybrook
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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by Barth Keck | Mar 29, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Child Welfare | Civil Liberties | Education | Opinion | Public Health | Public Safety | East Haddam | Enfield | Guilford | Hartford | Middlefield | Old Saybrook | Shelton | Stamford | Westport
When I decided to quit my public-relations gig just six years out of college to become a high school English teacher, it was the best decision I could have made. That was 27 years ago, and teaching has been nothing short of challenging, inspiring, and rewarding.
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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
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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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
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’s Northeast Corridor. But no one in Connecticut seems to be on board.
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