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UPDATED Election results: Latimer cruises in Westchester, Simmons tops Valentine in...

Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner and Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti both won their 16th terms.

1st town in state to allow hemp cultivation on town-owned land?...

The idea is to help local farmers gain hands-on experience by sustainably farming the crop with an eye towards commercialization.

Getting out the vote: Stamford, Norwalk among county’s fiercest competitions

How local business communities might develop in a post-pandemic world are top of mind for candidates in 20 races for mayor and first selectman.

State makes grants to several Fairfield County projects to protect and...

The latest projects bring the total land in Connecticut designated as state or local open space to more than 512,000 acres.

Lamont promising economic windfall from legalizing marijuana; Naysayers unconvinced

Although one supporter calls Lamont's bill “as tightly written as I have ever seen,” others say it does not go far enough in making the playing field equitable -- and other opponents object to legalizing marijuana at all.

CT state Sen. Tony Hwang: Lack of post-pandemic planning is...

"We all need to create a more viable, sustainable, and financially sensible form of government," says the Deputy Senate Republican Leader, whose 28th District includes Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport.

CT state Sen. Hwang named Senate ranking leader on Public Health...

Hwang's district includes Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport.

Easton’s DistanceDesigns offers way forward for offices needing to address new...

“With traditional design, you pretty much follow a traditional model,” says co-founder and COO James Veal. “You put in this number of desks for that number of employees, along with the appropriate number of meeting rooms. But things are more complex now, and not just because of the coronavirus."

L’Oreal acquires Easton-based Thayers Natural Remedies

Thayers Natural Remedies was created in 1847 by Dr. Henry Thayer.

Aspetuck Land Trust acquires Gilbertie’s Farm in Easton for $2 million

The land trust intends to keep Gilbertie’s -- the largest certified organic greenhouse operation in the Northeast -- as a working farm in perpetuity and is exploring ways the farm can be more accessible to the community.

State Sen. Tony Hwang voices support for Gov. Lamont’s rejection of...

"This was an attempted power play by the tribes to use the pandemic to bypass the legislature not only to gain approval for online gambling but to gain the exclusive right to offer it in Connecticut,” wrote Hwang and former Rep. Robert Steele.

Retired state’s attorney John Smriga joins Bridgeport law firm

The Shelton resident, who retired from the state’s attorney’s office on Feb. 1, will concentrate on Part A criminal matters and the investigation of civil rights cases at The Law Office of Robert Berke.

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.