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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.”

Dems slam brakes on tolls vote; issue remains in political limbo

Next week’s expected vote on tolls has been canceled by Democrat legislators, leaving its future in doubt. But those same leaders have apparently decided they...

Newtown becomes 28th municipality to pass ‘no tolls’ resolution

The General Assembly is expected to vote on the tolls bill early next week, following a public hearing scheduled for tomorrow.

U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes calls for bipartisanship, health care solutions at...

“I don’t know what to expect when I get back (to Washington),” Hayes told the crowd of about 300, adding that she expects the impeachment process to be concluded, one way or another, over the next two weeks.

Combo of three area firms into Charter Oak Financial aims to...

The combined entity has 375 advisers, a team of more than 100 specialists and staff, and close to 100,000 clients in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts.

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.

Newtowner brings the heat with A-Listers Cigar Club

“They’re like a fine liquor – it takes time to make a really good, premium cigar,” says Bill Webb. "I consider them to be jewels."

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.”

Newtown’s Botsford Drive-In to serve last hot dog at month’s end

The restaurant, a familiar sight at 282 South Main St., has been owned and operated by the Castagna family line for three generations.

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.