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3 hrs ago | CBS Local
The virus that has sickened thousands of kids and sent dozens to the hospital throughout the country has hit the Northeast. There are suspected cases of Enterovirus D68 in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
Angela Lewis-Shakes learned when she went to a dental appointment last week that her Medicaid coverage had been cut off. She knew she'd have to call the state Department of Social Services to straighten out her coverage.
9 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
The Connecticut Supreme Court has sided with a state agency regulating wind energy, rejecting a challenge by opponents of a wind power project. In a decision announced Monday, the court ruled 6-0 that a trial court was correct to dismiss appeals by opponents to the project by BNE Energy Inc. to build three wind turbines in Colebrook.
11 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com
Through a series of charts depicting emails and phone calls, prosecutors argued Monday that former governor John Rowland communicated far more with Lisa Wilson-Foley's congressional campaign than he did with the business paying him as a consultant. Rowland is on trial facing charges he worked as a consultant for Wilson-Foley's 2012 campaign but arranged to keep his payment hidden from election regulators by entering a contract with Apple Rehab, a nursing home company owned by her husband Brian Foley.
14 hrs ago | jdsupra.com
On August 29, 2014, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection released "Evaluation of Risk-based Decision Making," a report prepared by CDM Smith under contract to the state. DEEP has now announced that it will accept public comments until September 30, 2014, and will take the report and comments into account in formulating next steps in the multi-year initiative to "transform" Connecticut's approach to remediating contaminated sites.
By now, you've heard of the castle for sale in Woodstock , Conn., that features turrets, a moat, a 30-acre pond and an interesting past . At an impressive $45 million asking price, you might think it's the most expensive home on the market in Connecticut.
Karen Barski, left, and Angela D'Amico, of Trumbull, Conn. are the owners of the Compassionate Care Center, medical marijuana dispensary opening on Garella Road in bethel, Conn.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy speaks at the Stamford Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting at the Hilton in Stamford, Conn., on Friday, September 12, 2014. Photo: Lindsay Perry Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy speaks at the Stamford Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting at the Hilton in Stamford, Conn., on Friday, September 12, 2014.
A top executive at the Apple Rehab nursing home chain testified Friday that she was stunned when she took a frantic, after hours call from her boss two years ago, asking her to sign off on a corporate statement that former Gov. John Rowland was deeply involved as a consultant in all aspects of the company's business. Equally surprising, said Apple Vice president Ann Collette, was that the draft of the statement she was being asked to rewrite asserted that Apple ostensibly was paying Rowland to focus on her areas of responsibility: marketing and business development.
Fishing was temporarily halted along a stretch of Long Island Sound on Friday following a massive fire at a Bridgeport warehouse that cut power and forced evacuations, Connecticut environmental officials said. Pollution from Thursday night's fire at a warehouse that is home to a roofing company and perfume-recycling company night prompted the temporary closure of fishing areas in Bridgeport Harbor and a more than 20 miles of coast from Norwalk to Milford.
One of two men convicted in the gruesome killings of a mother and her two daughters in a 2007 Connecticut home invasion is suing the state, claiming his rights are violated because he's being denied kosher food in prison. Steven Hayes, who is on death row at Northern Correctional Institution in Somers, describes himself in his federal lawsuit as an orthodox Jew and claims he's been requesting a kosher diet since May 2013, The New Haven Register reported .
According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation this location has the highest frequency of crashes in the state. They say there have been more than 100 accidents every year for the past five.
ROGERS, C.J., and PALMER, ZARELLA, EVELEIGH, McDONALD and ESPINOSA, Js. Jonathan J. Klein, for the appellant .
At center, Elizabeth Bullis-Wiese of Fairfield, Conn., hugs a friend during the September 11th Memorial Ceremony remembering the Connecticut victims who were murdered in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11th, 2001, at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Conn., Wednesday night, Sept.
Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal announced a comprehensive overhaul of rail safety laws and protocols on Sunday, Sept. 7. The new measures come in response to a series of high-profile rail catastrophes in New York and Connecticut, including two derailments, one of which resulted in four fatalities in the Bronx.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:32 pm
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