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Sewage Plant Superintendent Sentenced

A Waterbury man who formerly served as superintendent of the Plainville wastwater treatment plant has been sentenced to four years in prison for assorted crimes, including tampering with the alarms at the plant, causing discharge of sewage into the Pequabuck River.


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Committee To Consider State “Antiques Trail”

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a Connecticut Antiques Trail, an effort to highlight the state’s numerous antique shops.


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Commission Considers Juvenile Sentencing

Some ex-offenders on Thursday urged a panel that makes recommendations to the General Assembly to give those convicted of serious crimes as juveniles a second chance at life by offering them an opportunity for an earlier parole.


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Cuts Proposed In Cold Case Unit

Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane says his office has stopped taking new cold case investigations because of budget cuts.


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Legislation Would Expand Smoking Bans

A tough new ban on smoking in the workplace in Connecticut has won broad approval in its first test in the legislature.


Former Waterbury States Attorney John Connelly. WTIC file photo.

Prosecutor John Connelly Resigns

Waterbury State’s Attorney John Connelly, responsible for the prosecution of more death row inmates than any other prosecutor, is resigning.

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–01/14/2011


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