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Bridgeport Parents Move To Block State Takeover Of Schools

A group of Bridgeport parents is asking a judge to block the state Department of Education from replacing the city’s school board.


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Bridgeport Schools Seek State Intervention

Bridgeport’s school board has voted to ask the state to intervene in the city’s public school system.


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Bridgeport May Ask State To Intervene In City Schools

Some top officials in Bridgeport want to ask the state to intervene in its troubled school system.


Half Million Dollars State Aid For Shelton Manufacturer

Inline Plastics Corp. in Shelton is receiving a 10-year, $500,000 loan at 2 percent from the state department of Economic and Community Development.


Authorities Say State Worker Forged Overtime Pay Slips to Gamble

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ A Plainfield woman charged with fraudulently getting overtime pay at her state job when she was actually gambling has been sentenced to two years in jail. Lisa Bloomer also forfeited […]


State Income Tax Instructions Will Not Be Mailed This Year

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Department of Revenue Services says it will no longer mail tax booklets to individual taxpayers. The agency announced the change on Tuesday, explaining how more and more people are filing […]


Blogger in Connecticut Case Sentenced on Federal Charges

(Note:  Turner also faces Connecticut state charges in a case involving threats against legislators.) NEW YORK (AP) _ A right-wing New Jersey blogger has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for making death threats […]


More People Claiming More Unclaimed Property from State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s top accountant and numbers-cruncher says an unusual spike in the number of people collecting unclaimed properties has created an estimated $18 million deficit in the state budget. Comptroller Nancy Wynan […]


State Surplus Projected at $300,000

The state’s financial picture has improved slightly in the last month,  according to the latest figures from the state comptroller’s office.  Comptroller Nancy Wyman says income and sales tax receipts were up over original protection […]