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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.

Sandy Hook families’ suit against Remington can continue, Supreme Court says

The families behind the lawsuit say that Remington should be held liable for the 26 murders committed in 2012 because it sold the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used to commit the crimes, and that it targeted younger, at-risk males in marketing and product placement in violent video games.

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."

Smart Roofs Solar moving from Newtown to Monroe

The company provides commercial energy services, including commercial solar, LED, and roofing, and assists companies as they navigate state funding and grants.

CT governor’s transportation plan: Tolls on I-95, I-84 and I-684

Under the plan, Connecticut drivers with a transponder would pay 40 to 80 cents, medium-sized trucks would pay $1 to $2, and heavy trucks would pay $2.80 to $5.60. “Within a 24 hour period, any vehicle equipped with a transponder will not pay more than one round-trip user fee per gantry,” according to the proposal.

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.

Olympia Sports to shutter Fairfield County retail stores

In Fairfield County, Olympia Sports will be closing its locations in Danbury, Newtown and Westport.

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.

Don Morrissey to take reins of Aquarion Water following Chuck Firlotte’s...

A Newtown resident, Morrissey has been executive vice president and CFO of Aquarion since 2012.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra finding few friends in government, banking industry

Invoke the prefix “crypto” to most people, and negative thoughts are likely to follow; after all, dictionary.com defines the term as a noun meaning...

Sonics & Materials, Ashcroft Inc. inducted into Manufacturing Hall of Fame

In addition to Newtown-based Sonics and Stratford's Ashcroft, inductees included Pratt & Whitney, Medtronic, and Microboard Processing Inc.

On 5th try, developer wins approval for Sandy Hook apartment complex

Newtown’s Planning & Zoning Commission approved Michael Burton Sr.’s proposal for the construction of The Riverwalk at Sandy Hook Village, a 74-unit rental complex on an 11.8-acre site.

Newtown bulk-food retailer BD Provisions expands into Fairfield

BD Provisions offers a curated collection of more than 300 items in bulk, including nuts, candies, grains and olive oil all sold by weight.

Dermatology Assocs of Western CT marks 40 years with new leadership,...

The practice has grown significantly since its beginnings 40 years ago at 57 North St. in Danbury.