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Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.

Future of housing at Fairfield Hills in hands of voters

The town spends some $200,000 a year on maintenance of the 185-acre campus.

Eversource close to restoring all power, but legal threats on the...

"Don’t let them spin this and tell you it’s gotten better," Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said of Eversource. "It hasn't."

CT Attorney General Tong promises redress for ‘stunning failure’ of utilities...

"Why were Eversource and United Illuminating so woefully underprepared once again?" wonders Attorney General William Tong.

Connecticut launches investigation into utilities’ Isaias performance as pols’ tempers rise

The inquiry will help "determine whether the companies are meeting their legal obligations and whether any penalties need to be applied," Gov. Ned Lamont said. "The people of Connecticut deserve better than the service they are receiving.”

Newtown rebranding economic and community development as means of drawing businesses

First Selectman Dan Rosenthal says he is optimistic that Newtown could benefit from reports that thousands of people have relocated to Connecticut from New York.

Newtown’s NewSylum latest county microbrewery to sling suds

NewSylum is the first for-profit commercial tenant at Fairfield Hills, the former site of a state psychiatric hospital; First Selectman Dan Rosenthal is hoping that other businesses will follow.

Reactions to Lamont’s speech, budget: Good, but room for improvement

On tolls, Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick said the governor “needs to once and for all just give it up. He’s changed positions so many times, and the way it stands now it’s not going to make anywhere near the money that’s needed.”

Newtown school’s hopes to buy next-door property rejected

The town's Board of Education said the purpose of acquiring the vacant one-acre property at 37 Church Hill Road, listed at $450,000, was to improve traffic flow and overall security.

Newtown seeks to maintain ‘life in balance’ image, says first selectman

Although Dan Rosenthal acknowledges outcry from some citizens over residential and commercial development, he says, "We generally all work together for the benefit of the community.”

CT tolls (trucks only) back in play in latest Democratic plan;...

House Democratic leaders have proposed a new plan that would install highway tolls for trucks only on 12 bridges across the state, as opposed to Gov. Ned Lamont’s CT2030 initiative, which would have included tolls on 14 bridges for all vehicles.

Taking a toll on commuters: Lamont woos politicians and residents on...

The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.

Stamford Mayor Martin supports tolls plan; other area legislators split along...

"Like many residents in Stamford, I don't like paying tolls," Martin said, "but I applaud the governor's courageous commitment to fixing our transportation infrastructure while being financially responsible."

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

Dr. Jeremy Richman, Sandy Hook anti-violence activist, dead of apparent suicide

"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.