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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

State Economy Sees Small Spur In Growth: Connecticut saw just its second annual growth spurt in over a decade, roughly one-third of the national expansion ranking in at 2.9 percent, the Hartford Courant reported. Some, the Courant said...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

Connecticut's Air Pollution 'Among The Worst In Eastern U.S.': A "State of the Air" report concluded that Connecticut "has some of the worst ozone air pollution in the eastern United States," marking Hartford and Fairfield co...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

Stop & Shop Reopens After Strike: The 11-day Stop & Shop strike that took place across southern New England has finally come to an end after five labor unions settled on a tentative three-year contract agreement over t...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

Stewart Seeks Fourth Term As Mayor: New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced early this week that she is seeking re-election for a fourth term as the city's mayor. Stewart, who was elected in 2013, said in her announcem...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2019

All Eyes On State Roadways For Distracted Driving Month: Police across Connecticut are continuing to pay close attention to the roadways for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Fifty-three police agencies, the Ha...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

CT Could Regulate Faith-Based Pregnancy Centers: Connecticut could become the first state to regulate faith-based pregnancy centers after initial approval of a bill was passed by the legislature’s Public Health Committee, the Ha...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019

New Casino To Be Built In CT: The building of a new tribal casino will soon be underway in East Windsor after a long battle for federal approval. The satellite casino, according to the Hartford Courant, will be jointly ...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019

CT Minimum Wage Increase Bill Passes: A raise in the state's minimum wage has been approved by the legislature's Labor Committee, according to the Connecticut Post. The House and Senate bill would raise the minimum wage...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

New Bakery To Open In Downtown Area: Hungry? A new bakery is set to open on New Britain's Main Street, according to the New Britain Herald. "Sweet Dreams Deli and Bakery" will officially be open for business on March 18, the...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019

Lamont Heads To Washington, D.C.: Governor Ned Lamont went to the nation's capital late last week to meet with Vice President Mike Pence, other governors and "top government officials," the Hartford Courant reported. Whi...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2019

Proposed CT Tolls Could Impact All Vehicles: Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont could be rolling back on a campaign promise just over a month after being inaugurated. Months before officially being voted into office, Lamont p...

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Sarah Willson, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Connecticut Faces Pressure To Ban Plastic Bag Use: Connecticut could soon follow California's footsteps by becoming the third state in the country to ban the use of plastic bags. State lawmakers have been under "increasing pressu...

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