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Rocky Hill Veterans' Home (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Veterans' Affairs)

Vets Air Complaints About Rocky Hill Facility

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) – Some veterans who live at the Connecticut Veterans’ Home in Rocky Hill are lodging complaints about the facility with state lawmakers, claiming they feel disrespected by staff. Several veterans told […]

11/12/2014

At least ten Veterans Day ceremonies were held at various locations in New Britain, including at Captain Brian Letendre U.S.M.C. Park. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hearing Planned At Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home

A legislative committee is holding a public hearing at the Connecticut Veterans’ Home in Rocky Hill to learn more about conditions at the facility.

11/12/2014

WTIC Photo/John Silva

State, Federal Officials Aim To Assist Veteran Business Owners

(New Britain, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Getting businesses owned by veterans the access they need to programs and services was the subject of an announcement today in New Britain. Using a veteran-owned metal machine shop as […]

11/11/2014

GM ignition switch (Jim Watson/Getty Images)

Senator Slams GM For Not Sharing Information In State Woman’s Death

Senator Richard Blumenthal says it’s “unconscionable” that the family of a Connecticut woman never was told she was killed in a crash believed to have involved a faulty General Motors ignition system.

11/11/2014

Connecticut license with veterans' indicator (Courtesy Office of the Governor)

Vets Apply For Veterans ID Card

More than 6,270 Connecticut veterans have applied to participate in the state’s veterans’ ID program.

11/11/2014

Rosa Delauro, Democratic National Convention , Sept. 4, 2012 (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DeLauro’s Capitol Hill Home Broken Into

Third District Connecticut Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro’s home on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. was broken into Friday night.

11/11/2014

Moose spotted in Cheshire (Photo by Ben Natanga, Courtesy DEEP)

Moose Spotted In Cheshire Area

- The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says a moose which prompted a warning to drivers appears to have made it across I-84 to Prospect.

11/10/2014

Joseph Lieberman (Johannes Simon/Getty Images News)

Lieberman Named Honorary Co-Chair Of Reform Group

Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman is the new honorary co-chair of a bipartisan group that backs government reform.

11/10/2014

File photo of a semi-automatic weapon. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Religious, Civic Leaders Press Gun Manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor Bill […]

11/10/2014

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