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Some Post Offices Will Extend Hours For Last-Minute Tax Filing

On-line filing has changed the way Americans approach the income tax filing deadline.

04/15/2014

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Malloy to Announce Transportation Funding

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other Connecticut officials are expected to announce state funding for several major transportation projects throughout the state.

04/15/2014

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Revised ‘Knockout Game’ Bill Passes Committee

A key legislative committee is moving along a bill that would increase criminal penalties for sucker-punch attacks, despite some lawmakers questioning whether the legislation is needed.

04/15/2014

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Cyber-Security Plan Aims To Improve Utility Computer Defenses

Electric, natural gas and major water companies and regional distribution systems in Connecticut have been penetrated by hackers and other cyber attackers, but defenses have prevented interruption, state utility regulators said Monday in their first report on cyber security.

04/14/2014

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No Pension For Finance Director Sentenced In $2 Million Theft

A former Winchester town finance director who stole more than $2 million from the town will not be collecting his pension.

04/14/2014

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‘Super’ Anti-Blight Laws Adopted In Ansonia

Ansonia has adopted what city officials call super anti-blight laws that could impose fines of up to $250 a day and send landlords a clean-up bill if they fail to do the work themselves.

04/14/2014

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Demolition Permit Issued For Whitehead’s Home

A Connecticut house built by an aviator credited by the legislature for being the first to fly could fall under the wrecking ball.

04/14/2014

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Conn. Biologist Joins International Salmon Group

President Barack Obama has appointed a senior biologist at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as commissioner of the Council of North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

04/12/2014

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Tax Deadline Looms

A Connecticut official is encouraging taxpayers scrambling to meet the income tax filing deadline to file electronically.

04/12/2014