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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.

Lamont creates Governor’s Workforce Council to improve business conditions

“Our systems don’t talk to each other enough, nor are we talking enough to the businesses where our students will ultimately seek employment,” Lamont said. “The status quo will no longer do." Council members include top executives at Bigelow Tea, Synchrony, and AQR Capital Management.

Groups in 14 county municipalities approved for Neighborhood Assistance Act grants

The program is structured so that businesses that make charitable contributions to a qualified program are eligible to receive a credit, valued at 60% to 100% of the amount contributed, on their state corporate income tax.

Maureen Hanley out as president and CEO of Maritime Aquarium after...

No reason was given for the move, which took place on Feb. 11 but has only now come to light.

Lamont’s education plan includes more funds from municipalities, district consolidations

“With all due respect to the new governor and state legislature, this kind of a structural shift has implications that will extend far beyond the best intentions of present leadership," says Newtown First Selectman Dan Rosenthal.

Lamont pitches school consolidation plan to Fairfield County first selectmen

"It’s important to lead with the carrot and not force peoples’ hands,” the governor said.

State Sen. Tony Hwang: Legislature must deal with ‘hard decisions’ this...

“I’m open to every discussion – I’m not a pure ‘no’" on electronic tolls, as are some of his high-profile Republican colleagues, the Transportation Committee member says.

Fairfield County leads state in median household income – and has...

Continuing flight from New York City and ambitious plans to improve Connecticut's rail system bode well for the future, although one local economics professor wonders if it will truly last.

Lawmakers suggest creating State of Connecticut Bank

Another bill would establish the Connecticut Infrastructure Bank to provide financial support for infrastructure projects.

CT loses population; highest household incomes are in Fairfield County

The state had 3,572,665 residents between July 1, 2017, and July 2018, representing a loss of 1,215 residents.

Maureen Hanley is new Maritime Aquarium president/CEO

The Easton resident is the eighth president – and third woman to hold the position – in the 30-year history of the aquarium. She replaces Dr. Brian Davis, who left in May.

Amazon Prime launches same-day Whole Foods delivery in Stamford area

It’s the latest expansion of Amazon’s Whole Foods operation, the result of the e-tailing behemoth’s $13.7 million purchase of the grocery chain last year.

Fairfield School of Music opening 2nd location in Trumbull

With the Oct. 27 opening at 100 Corporate Drive, both schools will now be known as the Fairfield-Trumbull School of Music.