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November 6, 2015

Tribes Accept Five Casino Proposals From Four Towns

by Christine Stuart | Nov 6, 2015 6:07pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Gaming | Tribes | East Hartford | East Windsor | Hartford | Windsor Locks

The deadline for towns or other entities to submit their casino proposals to the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes has come and gone.

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October 22, 2015

Municipalities Around Hartford Continue to Mull New Casino

by Elizabeth Regan | Oct 22, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Business | Consumer Protection | Courts | Economic Development | Gaming | Jobs | Local Politics | East Hartford | Enfield | Windsor Locks

As plans for the MGM Springfield casino continue to diminish in scope, Connecticut’s two sovereign Indian tribes are moving forward with efforts to maintain their market share through a satellite casino in the north central part of the state.

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October 21, 2015

Aer Lingus Lands At Bradley, Readies For Take-Off In 2016

by Christine Stuart | Oct 21, 2015 8:18pm
Posted to: Economic Development | Town News | Windsor Locks | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

Christine Stuart photo (UPDATED 12:13 p.m. Thursday) It won’t be available until September 2016, but once the new daily flights from Hartford to Dublin get started they are expected to be popular with college students, business executives, and leisure travelers.

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June 9, 2015

Keno Still Not a Sure Bet

by Elizabeth Regan | Jun 9, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Gaming | State Budget | State Capitol | Tribes | East Hartford | East Windsor | Windsor Locks

The two-year state budget passed in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session relies on $43.6 million from keno, but a revenue sharing deal has yet to be inked with the state’s two Indian tribes.

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May 29, 2015

House Sends Casino Bill To Governor

by Christine Stuart | May 29, 2015 12:49am
Posted to: Business | Gaming | Town News | East Hartford | East Windsor | Enfield | Windsor Locks | Jobs | Labor | Public Safety | Tribes

Twitter The House forwarded legislation Thursday to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that allows two federally-recognized tribes to move forward with plans to build a casino north of Hartford.

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May 20, 2015

Senate Forwards Watered-Down Casino Bill To House

by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 11:35pm
Posted to: Business | Gaming | Town News | East Hartford | East Windsor | Enfield | Windsor Locks | Jobs | Labor | Tribes

Christine Stuart photo A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.

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April 22, 2015

East Windsor to Explore Casino Options

by Christine Stuart | Apr 22, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Gaming | Town News | East Windsor | Enfield | Windsor | Windsor Locks | Jobs | Local Politics

The East Windsor Board of Selectman unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would allow town staff and First Selectwoman Denise Menard to explore the possibility of locating a casino in their town.

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April 6, 2015

Council Expected to Pass Resolution Against Casino Expansion In Windsor

by Christine Stuart | Apr 6, 2015 5:30am
Posted to: Gaming | Town News | East Windsor | Enfield | Windsor | Windsor Locks | Public Safety | State Capitol

ctnewsjunkie photo While the General Assembly is still considering legislation to allow new casinos in Connecticut, the Windsor Town Council is planning a pre-emptive step against gaming in their town.

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February 4, 2015

Lawmakers To Hear Slot Proposal For Off-Track Betting Facilities

by Hugh McQuaid | Feb 4, 2015 1:00pm
Posted to: The Economy | Gaming | Jobs | Local Politics | Public Safety | State Budget | Bridgeport | New Haven | Windsor Locks

Shutterstock The Public Safety and Security Committee will hear public testimony Thursday on a proposal to allow slot machines at existing off-track betting facilities located within five miles of I-91 and I-95.

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December 30, 2014

Bradley Airport Time Capsule Marks Beginning of New Era

by Christine Stuart | Dec 30, 2014 6:33pm
Posted to: Business | Transportation | Aviation | Windsor Locks

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford Times newspaper dated Nov. 29, 1951, local municipal budgets from the towns surrounding Bradley International Airport, and an advertisement promoting the airport were among some of the items found inside a time capsule buried for 63 years in Terminal B’s cornerstone.

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