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August 23, 2018

U.S. Airman John Chapman Posthumously Awarded Medal of Honor

by Peter Urban | Aug 23, 2018 10:57pm
Posted to: US Foreign Policy | Congress | DC News Junkie | Veterans Affairs | White House | Windsor Locks

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WASHINGTON — At a White House ceremony this week, the widow of U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman accepted from President Trump the Medal of Honor awarded to her late husband, a 1983 graduate of Windsor Locks High School who was killed in battle in Afghanistan in 2002.

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June 11, 2018

New Haven-Hartford-Springfield Train Line To Debut

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

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(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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February 27, 2017

Tribes Pick East Windsor For Third Casino Location

by Christine Stuart | Feb 27, 2017 1:01pm
Posted to: Gaming | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

ctnewsjunkie file photo The former Showcase Cinemas off I-91 in East Windsor was chosen by Connecticut’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes as the preferred location for the state’s first casino off tribal land.

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February 15, 2017

East Hartford Developer Continues Casino Pursuit

by Christine Stuart | Feb 15, 2017 12:54pm
Posted to: Gaming | East Hartford | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT—An East Hartford developer isn’t giving up on his push to convince state lawmakers that his East Hartford location is the best site for a third Connecticut casino.

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January 23, 2017

Tribes To Host Community Conversations On Casino In East Windsor, Windsor Locks

by Christine Stuart | Jan 23, 2017 12:00pm
Posted to: Gaming | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes will be holding two community conversations this week to discuss their desire to build a casino in either East Windsor or Windsor Locks.

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January 11, 2017

Public Safety Gets Organized, Readies Itself for Gaming Debate

by Christine Stuart | Jan 11, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Gaming | Jobs | Legal | Public Safety | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

CTNewsJunkie photo The public got its first look Tuesday at what a legislative committee with three co-chairmen from two different parties will look like.

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January 9, 2017

East Windsor, Windsor Locks Are Still In The Running For Casino

by Christine Stuart | Jan 9, 2017 6:30am
Posted to: Gaming | Town News | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

CTNewsJunkie file photo On the “to do” list for the 2017 legislative session for Connecticut’s two tribes is the possible approval of a third casino along I-91.

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October 18, 2016

South Windsor, East Windsor Are Latest Players Considered For Casino

by Jack Kramer | Oct 18, 2016 2:08pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Gaming | Tribes | East Hartford | East Windsor | Plymouth | South Windsor | Windsor Locks

Doug Hardy / ctnewsjunkie East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.

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October 12, 2016

Fiscal Analysts Estimate Revenue Loss From Springfield Casino at Nearly $70M

by Christine Stuart | Oct 12, 2016 12:24am
Posted to: Gaming | Jobs | Labor | State Budget | Tribes | East Hartford | Windsor Locks

JCJ Architecture Connecticut could lose $68.3 million in revenue once MGM Resorts International opens its casino in Springfield in 2018.

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February 8, 2016

Tribes Have Yet To Select Location For Hartford Area Casino

by Christine Stuart | Feb 8, 2016 5:46pm
Posted to: Gaming | Legal | Tribes | East Hartford | East Windsor | Hartford | Windsor Locks

CTNJ file photo The chairmen of the tribes that operate the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort casinos said they are still in the process of narrowing down a location for a Hartford-area casino.

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