by Jack Kramer | Jun 11, 2018 4:00am
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 Jack Kramer | Oct 3, 2017 12:25pm
Posted to: Town News | Wallingford | Waterbury | State Budget
WALLINGFORD, CT - Hours before the House was to vote Tuesday on overriding Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s veto, mayors, first selectman and other elected officials from scores of municipalities implored the legislature and governor to get a budget done.
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by Christine Stuart | Sep 6, 2017 11:34am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2018 | Election Policy | Cheshire | Middletown | Southington | Wallingford
CHESHIRE, CT — In what could be viewed as an unconventional move, Middletown Mayor Dan Drew, who is running for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, announced Wednesday that he was naming a freshman state representative as his running mate.
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by Kelly Byrnes | Jan 31, 2017 2:54am
Posted to: Arts | Entertainment | Front-Row CT | Sponsored Event Post | Hartford | Stamford | Uncasville | Wallingford
Are you itching to catch the finest entertainment the state has to offer? Check out these hot events before it’s too late!
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by Jack Kramer | Nov 9, 2016 5:18pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Cheshire | East Haven | Southington | Wallingford
(Updated 10:26 a.m. Thursday)
HARTFORD, CT — The Democrats are still in charge of the Connecticut House of Representatives, but at the moment their majority is much smaller with the loss of eight seats.
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by Jack Kramer | Jul 20, 2016 3:38pm
Posted to: Education | Public Health | Branford | Guilford | Wallingford
Two Connecticut men who made a film tracking a recovery high school in Houston over the course of two years said Connecticut needs to jump on board if it’s serious about battling drug addiction.
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by Christine Stuart | Apr 1, 2016 10:59am
Posted to: Taxes | Hartford | Wallingford
It will cost the state about $2.2 million in revenue starting in 2018, but several members on the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee felt it would eliminate inequity in the current tax structure and help municipalities.
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by Jack Kramer | Mar 29, 2016 9:55pm
Posted to: State Capitol | Wallingford | DMV
The Senate voted 35-1 on Tuesday to appoint Michael Bzdyra to become the state’s next Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner, despite his admission that he doesn’t hold a master’s degree.
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by Christine Stuart | Mar 16, 2016 12:40pm
Posted to: Taxes | Transportation | DMV | Middletown | Wallingford
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is hoping the nomination of a new leadership team with experience in both the public and private sector will help modernize the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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by Jack Kramer | Mar 15, 2016 12:07pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Consumer Protection | Education | Ethics | Town News | Wallingford | Law Enforcement | Legal | Public Safety
The state cannot afford to delay taking action on regulating the weaponized use of drones, according to Rep. Mary Mushinsky, D-Wallingford.
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