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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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State Minimum Wage Rises On New Year’s Day

Minimum wage workers in Connecticut are about to get a raise.

12/30/2013

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Exiting New Haven Mayor Lines Up Yale Teaching Job

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has lined up a couple of new jobs when he leaves City Hall after 20 years. DeStefano will be executive director at Start Community […]

12/26/2013

Former cross, Holy Land, Waterbury (WTIC file photo)

Waterbury Restores Hillside Cross

Three days before Christmas, Waterbury has restored a giant cross that has been a symbol of the city for nearly 60 years.

12/23/2013

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Sunday Parcel Pickup Available At Some Post Office Branches

Three dozen post offices around Connecticut and another six in western Massachusetts will be open this Sunday, December 22, for limited service, for parcel pickup.

12/18/2013

Police stand with grieving residents following a shooting December 14, 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. At least 26 people, including 20 young children, were killed when a gunman assaulted the school and another body was found dead at a second linked crime scene, police said.  Police spokesman Lieutenant Paul Vance told reporters that the attacker killed 20 children and six adults, including someone that he lived with, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  The gunman also died at the scene, and a 28th body was found elsewhere.
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Newtown Officer Suffering PTSD Won’t Be Terminated

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Town officials have decided not to fire a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School because of post-traumatic stress disorder. Thomas Bean, 38, […]

12/18/2013

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Simsbury Approves Pot Production Facility

Simsbury is one step closer to getting a medical marijuana production facility after the zoning commission approved a plan by Greenwich-based Curaleaf Monday night in a 4-2 vote. There was a short public hearing prior […]

12/17/2013

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