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35 min ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Executive Director Receives Prestigious Recognition

Connecticut Dance Alliance honors Tracy Dorman, BTC's executive director, with the 2014 Achievement in Dance award.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Ballet, Family, Kids, Bloomfield, CT

4 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Bus driver drove students while more than 3 times legal limit

Police said Tammy Costello, 44, faces 20 counts of risk of injury to a minor. She is employed by M&J Bus Inc. An officer en route to the Irving Robbins Middle School happened to be behind Costello's bus on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

8 hrs ago | It's Relevant

CT Official To Lead Federal Healthcare Marketplace

The man who led the Health Care Exchange in Connecticut is now the CEO of the Federal Marketplace.


Related Topix: US Governors, Dan Malloy, Health Insurance, Health

12 hrs ago |

Labor Day Weekend Sees Fewer Lifeguards at Connecticut State Parks Swim Areas

Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today reminded state residents and out of state visitors that the number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced over Labor Day weekend.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day

13 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

Show us your tax returns, Tom Foley

Here's a suggested question for tonight's opener of the Dan Malloy/Tom Foley election debate season: In the interest of transparency, will you and your running mate release at least several years of tax returns? Such disclosure is not required by law, but it has become more or less routine in gubernatorial contests around the country.


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors

17 hrs ago | KDXY-FM Jonesboro

U.S. names Conn. official to lead Obamacare marketplace

The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange, Kevin Counihan, to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Healthcare Law, Law

17 hrs ago | State of Connecticut

State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on I-95 in New Haven

Today, 08/27/14, at 5:14 a.m. Connecticut State Police Troop G received 911 calls reporting a serious crash had just taken place in I-95 S/B near exit 46 in the Long Wharf area in New Haven.


Related Topix: New Haven, CT

21 hrs ago |

Editor of 'Chicken Soul for the Soul' Talks Alzheimer's at Ridgefield Library

Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Come listen to the inspiring and encouraging words from Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, at the Ridgefield Library on Sept.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Dementia, Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Security Company Ranks Cheshire Among Safest Communities in Connecticut

A comparison of crime statistics done by a company that sells security cameras ranks Cheshire as the 17th safest community in all of Connecticut.


Related Topix: Cheshire, CT, Weston, CT, Darien, CT, Fairfield County, CT, Ridgefield, CT

Business Journal

Here's the newest addition to WBZ-TV's news anchor team

It's going to be hard to keep track of all the changes to WBZ-TV's anchor desk without a scorecard.


Suffield Ranked in Top 20 Safest Places to Live in Connecticut

It's made fun of in movies, other states say we have no accent and city folks flock to it like celebrities to a sushi bar - yes, that little New England gem, Connecticut.


Related Topix: Suffield, CT, Best of 2007, Kent, CT

The Miami Herald

Proposed new Connecticut utility rate draws fight

Consumer advocates and state officials are lining up against a request by Connecticut's largest utility to raise $232 million from a rate increase that would be used to upgrade equipment following destructive storms and toughen systems to prevent outages in the future.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Government, Connecticut Light and Power, Energy

Norwalk Citizen News

Connecticut architecture: 'Beauty and the Beast'

William Hosley will discuss the state's ugly and beautiful architecture at an illustrated lecture Thursday evening, Aug. 28, at Bridgeport's Barnum Museum, above.


Related Topix: Hartford, CT, Bridgeport, CT

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Federal Court Rules Connecticut Town Can't Claim Immunity for Deadly Botched SWAT Raid

More than six years ago, cops in Connecticut shot Gonzalo Guizan to death during a SWAT raid in which 21 police officers participated, based on a tip about a small amount of cocaine at his house.


CBS 3 Springfield

Family loses thousands in phone scam

A Connecticut woman got the scare of her life after she thought her son had been arrested and was scammed out of thousands of dollars.


Related Topix: Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA


Gavel legal justice shutterstock_161367830

The state Office of the Chief Disciplinary Counsel asked a state judge earlier this month to disbar Ira Mayo, saying he violated a recent court order by representing a woman in Litchfield Superior Court in July.


Naugatuck Daily News

Rebimbas lauds working group

State Rep. Rosa Rebimbas applauded the formation of a legislative public-private working group to study ways to spread the word about Connecticut's Safe Havens law.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Lane Closures on I-95 in Darien, 9 AM to 2 PM Tuesday

Work related to inspecting and evaluating highway bridges will result in lane closures Tuesday, Aug. 26, between Exits 9 and 13 on Interstate 95, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced .


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Greenwich Citizen

Help Exchange 8.24

For information on the following listings, call the Volunteer Center of United Way of Western Connecticut at 203-348-7714.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Connecticut Post

Super PAC gets $1.25M for ad blitz attacking Foley

Flush with cash from a recent Greenwich fundraising reception with Vice President Joe Biden , the Democratic Governors Association late last week pumped $1.25 million into the race through a nascent super PAC to fund a TV ad blitz against Republican Tom Foley .


Related Topix: Greenwich, CT, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Dan Malloy, US Governors


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