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The home of Nancy and Adam Lanza  December 18, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut.   (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Firm Offers To Demolish Newtown Shooter’s Home For Free

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – Newtown’s first selectwoman says a construction company with ties to the town has offered to demolish at no cost the home of school shooter Adam Lanza. The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1EnyfE0 ) […]

02/18/2015

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Manchester Slaps Liens On Property Owners Over Snow

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) – Manchester has placed liens totaling nearly $36,0 against property owners who failed to clear snow from sidewalks. The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/1zNMM7L ) that the town paid a contractor to clear […]

02/18/2015

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senators Propose Rail Crossing legislation

NEW YORK (AP) _ Two U.S. senators are calling for an increase in federal funds to lessen the dangers of railroad grade crossings. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut say […]

02/15/2015

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State Aims To Surpass Delaware As Home To Business

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The latest effort by Connecticut to attract business may be its most ambitious yet, though the benefits are distant and uncertain. A commission established by the legislature is considering a 10-year […]

02/14/2015

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Lawmaker Wants Notification Of Connecticut State Park Plans

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A new southeastern Connecticut lawmaker says communities like Waterford should receive better notification when the state decides it wants to build a new park. Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme […]

02/12/2015

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Sentence In “Gifting Table” Case

A Branford woman has been sentenced after pleading guilty in a “gifting table” scheme.

02/11/2015

Waterbury Hospital (Courtesy hospital website)

DPH Commissioner Defends Failed Hospital Deal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s commissioner of public health has defended state officials against criticism that regulators caused the collapse of a deal with Tenet Healthcare Corp. to acquire five hospitals. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/1yeG1LC […]

02/11/2015

Alejandro Garcia Padilla (Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Puerto Rico’s Governor Proposes Tax Overhaul, 16% Value-Added Tax

Puerto Rico’s governor is introducing legislation Wednesday calling for a new 16 percent value-added tax as part of a tax overhaul intended to boost government revenue in the U.S. territory mired in a deep economic recession.

02/11/2015

A sketch of the Downtown North development. (DoNo Hartford LLC.)

Groundbreaking Next Week For New Stadium

Groundbreaking is planned Tuesday for Hartford’s new minor league baseball park and its surrounding neighborhood.

02/10/2015

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