Bridgewater

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Connecticut’s Last Dry Town Gives Up On Prohibition

The affluent bedroom community of Bridgewater has voted to give up at last on Prohibition.

11/05/2014

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Town Vote To Consider Allowing Booze Sales

(Bridgewater, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – On Election Day, voters in the town of Bridgewater will have another initiative to consider along with choices for elective office. A ballot question will ask whether or not to allow […]

10/30/2014

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Vote Next Month To Allow Bridgewater Booze

BRIDGEWATER, Conn. (AP) – Residents of Connecticut’s last dry town are getting a chance to vote on whether to get a little wet. A referendum in Bridgewater is scheduled for Feb. 25 to decide whether […]

01/27/2014

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Bridgewater Man Sentenced In Wife’s Death

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ A man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the slaying of his wife nearly three decades ago. Seventy-year-old John Heath of Bridgewater was convicted in October of killing […]

12/18/2013

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Last Dry Town May Change Law To Allow Liquor Sales

Officials in Connecticut’s last dry town have briefly talked about changing local law banning the sale of alcohol.

10/09/2013

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Bridgewater First Selectman Leaving Amid FBI Investigation

Bridgewater First Selectman William Stuart is stepping down after 30 years amid an FBI investigation of town finances, saying he’s tired of political battles with a former friend who began raising questions about Stuart’s management five years ago.

07/11/2013

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Body Found In Bridgewater

A body was found this morning in Lake Lillinonah in Bridgewater.

06/18/2013

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Lake Search to Resume

The search of Lake Lillinonah,The Housatonic River and  the surrounding shore  for Eric Langlois will resume Friday, as soon as  water conditions improve.Emergency  personnel  were  called to the lake  Tuesday evening on the report of […]

06/13/2013

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FBI Targets Conn. Town Led By Fox-Hunting Farmer

The fallout over an FBI raid in a rural western Connecticut town led by the same farmer for nearly 30 years is revealing deeply rooted bitterness beneath the well-landscaped surface.

09/03/2012

Hedge Fund Gets State Incentives For Headquarters

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a Connecticut hedge fund plans to build a $750 million corporate headquarters in Stamford, creating up to 1,000 high-level jobs within 10 years.

08/15/2012

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