Traffic Advisory: Route 83 is closed in Vernon, between Loveland Hill and Windsorville Roads, because of downed power lines.

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Other Races Sort Out; Governor Still Too Close To Call

While Democrats held onto several congressional and statewide seats Tuesday, it remained unclear whether the state’s top Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, would win a second term.

11/04/2014

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Conn. Wins $8.2M To Upgrade Freight Rail

Eastern Connecticut has won an $8.2 million federal grant to upgrade freight rail.

09/10/2014

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Maritime Firms to Seek Sub. Biz

Connecticut maritime manufacturers are getting lessons on how to cash in on a lucrative U.S. Navy submarine contract.

06/03/2014

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Conn. Biologist Joins International Salmon Group

President Barack Obama has appointed a senior biologist at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as commissioner of the Council of North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization.

04/12/2014

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State Receives $9.8M For Home Heating Oil Program

Members of the Connecticut congressional delegation say the federal government has released more than $9.8 million to help low-income families and seniors cover their home heating costs.

02/01/2014

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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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Collector Coin Would Raise Money For Coast Guard Museum

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney hopes a new commemorative coin will help raise money for the planned National Coast Guard Museum in New London. The Democratic congressman is proposing legislation that […]

08/30/2013

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Rep. Courtney To Tour Eastern Conn. Farms

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is touring eastern Connecticut farms to raise awareness about the challenges facing local farmers, including rising energy costs. The Democratic congressman is visiting farms in North Grosvenordale, […]

08/23/2013

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Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.

08/08/2013

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Conn. Congressman Sees Factual Flaw In ‘Lincoln’

As Rep. Joe Courtney watched the Oscar-nominated “Lincoln” over the weekend, something didn’t seem right to him.

02/05/2013

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