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Plymouth Suspends Finance Director Over Town Funds

Plymouth Mayor David V. Merchant says the town’s finance director has been suspended on allegations he misappropriated town money.

11/06/2014

A sign outside Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bridgeport Councilman Faces Harassment Complaint

A Bridgeport City Council member faces a sexual harassment complaint related to his city job.

10/28/2014

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Plan To Alter Waterbury Districts On Nov. 4 Ballot

A backer of a ballot proposal in Waterbury that would elect three aldermen each from five equally sized districts says a side benefit would be to increase minority representation in city government.

10/27/2014

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Campaigning Non-Existent For SE Conn. Senate Seat

With the incumbent state Senator recuperating from a serious fall and the challenger raising little money and barely campaigning, politics is largely silent in the 18th senate district in southeastern Connecticut.

10/27/2014

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

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Medical Marijuana Sales Begin

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

09/23/2014