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Conn. agency head: decision near on marijuana firm
Connecticut's consumer protection commissioner said Thursday he remains confident in how his agency has vetted the state's newly selected medical marijuana producers, despite recently learning an employee at one firm had previously lost his license to run a marijuana facility in Colorado.
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Newington Gun Store Owners Plead Guilty To Federal Firearms Violations
Two men who owned and operated a gun store in Newington pleaded guilty on Wednesday to violating federal firearms laws, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
Branford Police: Two-Car Crash Temporarily Closes Kirkham Street
A two-car crash Wedensday afternoon at the intersection of Kirkham Street and Lincoln Avenue resulted in minor injures after one of the drivers failed to stop at stop sign, Branford police said.
North Branford Prepped for SBA Field Testing
The town's school district will participate in Smarter Balanced Assessment field testing beginning April 6, as the state moves closer to adopting the assessment as its Common Core-based annual testing benchmark.
Clinton Families Helping Families Receives $1,825 Donation
Clinton's Families Helping Families organization received a $1,825 donation in January as a result of resident participation in the Home Energy Solutionsa„ program, an Energize Connecticut initiative provided by CL&P, UI and the natural gas utilities.
North Branford Teacher Contract Heads for Finish Line
Without taking action on the information, the Town Council was briefed on a new teachers' contract that should quietly pass into reality by the end of February.
School security costs still up for debate
School and town leaders appear to be on the same page when it comes to making sure there is adequate security at each of the district's seven schools, including the temporarily relocated Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe.
Cool Science Comes to Town
Claudia Esposito, founder of Cool-ology, wants to help put the "cool" back in science with hands-on visits to shoreline groups, such as the 4th-grade afterschool program at Tisko Elementary School.