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Miles Rapoport

Former Conn. Official To Lead Common Cause

Former Connecticut Secretary of the State Miles Rapoport will lead Common Cause, a national, nonprofit advocacy group that focuses on increasing citizen engagement in politics and government.

01/15/2014

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No-Go For Kahoots

East Hartford’s town council Tuesday night upheld a previous administrative decision that will ultimately keep the Kahoots strip club closed.

01/15/2014

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East Hartford Medical Marijuana Dispensary Takes Step

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) East Hartford’s Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night gave approval to a medical marijuana dispensary to be built on Pitkin Street. The more than 5,000-square-foot facility would go into an […]

01/09/2014

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Danbury Mayor To Announce Plans For Governor Race

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is the latest Republican to announce whether he officially plans to run for governor in 2014. Boughton was scheduled to meet with the media Wednesday at the […]

01/08/2014

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Temperatures Make For Difficult Morning For Firefighters

Hartford firefighters were called to two separate commercial building fires early Tuesday morning — one in the South End and one in the North End.

01/07/2014

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State Officials To Discuss Tax Help For Homeowners

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials are calling for the need to help distressed homeowners who face being taxed on so-called income from a mortgage restructuring, foreclosure or short sale of a home. In December, […]

01/07/2014

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Stamford Wants To Turn Down The Noise On Construction

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Stamford is trying to turn down the volume on its building boom. The southwest Connecticut city that capitalized on its proximity to New York City and became a financial and business […]

01/02/2014

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Bozrah: Pay Taxes In Exchange For Permits

BOZRAH, Conn. (AP) _ An eastern Connecticut town is considering a rule that would deny permits to applicants who are behind on tax payments. The Bulletin reports (http://bit.ly/JvNq7R ) that Bozrah’s tax collector, Nancy Renshaw, […]

01/02/2014

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Hartford’s ‘First Night’ Celebration Turns 25

First Night Hartford is marking its 25th year as a safe, alcohol-free, family-friendly way to ring in the New Year.

12/31/2013

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