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

Hartford City Council To Vote Tuesday On Cats Plan

The Hartford City Council Operations, Management, Budget and Legislative Committee sent a favorable recommendation back to city council Thursday night as a $350 million redevelopment for Downtown North from DoNo LLC. took another step forward.

10/10/2014

East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo, Jr.. Photo from Town of East Haven web site.

Lawyers’ Fees Debated In Action Against Mayor

A former East Haven official says the town should not pay for the defense of Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr. accused of sexual harassment by a former Town Hall secretary.

10/07/2014

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Smoking Ban Considered At Milford Rec. Fields

Milford’s Recreation Department is considering a smoking ban at Little League fields and possibly parks, beaches and other recreation areas.

09/29/2014

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

Hartford PZC Doesn’t Recommend Cats Deal

Thumbs down Tuesday night from Hartford’s Planning and Zoning Commission regarding the plan to develop Downtown North, which includes a new stadium for the New Britain Rock Cats.

09/24/2014

Medical marijuana (Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Sales Begin

It’s a historic week regarding medical marijuana in Connecticut.

09/23/2014

Hartford residents turn out Sept. 17 for a city council public hearing to discuss the proposed $350 million development for Downtown North in Hartford. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Big Turnout For Hearing On Stadium Proposal

Hartford residents packed two rooms and dozens stood at microphones at the Parker Memorial Community Center Wednesday night to once again, express their views on a $350 million proposal that includes a minor league baseball stadium for the Rock Cats in the Downtown North section of the city.

09/18/2014

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Mill Pond Park Lives, Newington Voters Shoot Down Referendum

Newington voters Tuesday said NO to a proposal to put money into fixing the town hall and building a new community center in Mill Pond Park.

09/10/2014

Rock Cats Stadium proposal (courtesy City of Hartford)

Hartford Council Handed Rock Cats Plans

Hartford’s Common Council Thursday formally accepted a resolution from Mayor Pedro Segarra outlining recommendations regarding the selection of DoNo Hartford, LLC as the preferred developer for the Downtown North properties.

09/05/2014

File photo of a classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

New London Board Doesn’t Ratify Superintendent’s Contract

Not three months after the New London School Board unanimously picked Terrence Carter as the city’s next superintendent of schools, it has done a 180 and unanimously voted to not ratify his contract.

08/29/2014

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