CT News Junkie

A Connecticut news site that understands the usual media offerings just…aren’t…enough.

Wilton

March 15, 2019

Municipal Leaders Divided Over Giving Schools Taxing Authority

by Jack Kramer | Mar 15, 2019 2:38pm
Posted to: Town News | Enfield | Norwich | South Windsor | Wilton | Local Politics

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie photo

HARTFORD, CT — It isn’t an unusual complaint from Connecticut town officials that even though the majority of a municipality’s budget is for education, they have no control over school expenditures.

Continue reading "Municipal Leaders Divided Over Giving Schools Taxing Authority" »

January 28, 2019

Regionalization and Consolidation of School Districts Has Towns on Edge

by Jack Kramer | Jan 28, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Education | Local Politics | Branford | New Haven | North Branford | Norwalk | Wilton

ctnewsjunkie file photo

HARTFORD, CT — The concept of regionalizing and consolidating school districts to save the cash-strapped state is not a new one, but two new bills pushing the initiative have moved the issue front and center this legislative session.

Continue reading "Regionalization and Consolidation of School Districts Has Towns on Edge" »

January 25, 2019

Local Officials Bristling Over Bill That Would Consolidate School Districts

by Heather Borden Herve | Jan 25, 2019 4:59pm
Posted to: Education | Norwalk | Wilton

News of Senate President Martin Looney's bill to consolidate school districts — SB 454 — is making waves in some suburbs. Heather Borden Herve of Good Morning Wilton has the story.

 

November 23, 2016

OP-ED | Actions Speak Louder Than Words - No Time for Indifference

by Sarah Darer Littman | Nov 23, 2016 4:00pm
Posted to: Analysis | Civil Liberties | Election 2016 | Equality | Media Matters | Opinion | Public Safety | Danbury | East Windsor | Greenwich | Wilton

CNN screengrab
In his election night speech, President-elect Donald Trump claimed, “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans, and this is so important to me.”

Continue reading "OP-ED | Actions Speak Louder Than Words - No Time for Indifference" »

May 24, 2016

State To Give Hedge Fund Money for Expansion, Job Creation

by Christine Stuart | May 24, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Financial Sector | Norwalk | Westport | Wilton

Courtesy of the DECD Plans to build a new waterfront headquarters in Stamford were scuttled, but the world’s largest hedge fund regrouped and will still receive money from the state to expand its footprint in Westport.

Continue reading "State To Give Hedge Fund Money for Expansion, Job Creation" »

March 11, 2014

Boucher Bows Out of Governor’s Race

by Christine Stuart | Mar 11, 2014 8:27am
Posted to: Election 2014 | State Capitol | Wilton

Chris O'Brien file photo State Sen. Toni Boucher, R-Wilton, announced Tuesday in a press release that she will run for re-election to her state Senate seat instead of continuing her bid for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.

Continue reading "Boucher Bows Out of Governor’s Race" »

October 16, 2013

OP-ED | Is This Any Way to Run a Railroad?

by Rep. Gail Lavielle | Oct 16, 2013 5:30am
Posted to: Opinion | Transportation | Norwalk | Westport | Wilton

The recent disruption of Metro-North service raised several critical issues. An obvious one is the cost and inconvenience of disruptions for commuters. Another is their impact on rush-hour traffic congestion, and on road and rail transportation throughout the Northeast Corridor, which connects New England to the rest of the country.

Continue reading "OP-ED | Is This Any Way to Run a Railroad?" »

August 28, 2013

Wilton Senator Surprises Some With Gubernatorial Exploration

by Christine Stuart | Aug 28, 2013 5:30am
Posted to: Campaign Finance | Election 2014 | Town News | Wilton

Christine Stuart photo In her trademark red suit, Sen. Toni Boucher, a Republican from Wilton, chose to announce her exploratory bid for governor at a gazebo in Naugatuck Tuesday surrounded by family and friends.

Continue reading "Wilton Senator Surprises Some With Gubernatorial Exploration" »

August 17, 2012

State Used Primary to Pilot New Election Results Reporting System

by Susan Bigelow and Doug Hardy | Aug 17, 2012 11:00am
Posted to: Election 2012 | Election Policy | Town News | Danbury | Hartford | Manchester | New Britain | Simsbury | Wilton | Media Matters

Doug Hardy photo Despite some opening-night hiccups, the Secretary of the State’s office is hoping municipal election officials will embrace an instantaneous, public, digital returns reporting system in time for November.

—More photos

Continue reading "State Used Primary to Pilot New Election Results Reporting System" »

Connecticut Network

Categories

Our Partners

Sponsored Messages