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Listing price on Wildenstein-Buccellati estate in Sherman cut to $6.9M

Wildenstein and Buccellati purchased the property in March 2017 for $975,000,

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.

Sherman resident back on the slopes after surgery for rare spinal...

The patient was suffering from a spinal dural arteriovenous fistula (SDAVF), an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein located near the covering of the spinal cord, which affects just one in 200,000 people.

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.

Conn. craft brewers wary of legislation that could impinge on their...

“Connecticut is not a good place to do business right now,” says Mark Szamatulski, co-owner of Veracious Brewing Co. in Monroe. “None of us make the rules, and if they can just keep shifting them around to benefit the bigger guys, where does that leave us?”

Public input absent as WestCOG works on transportation plan

The group is working hard to get public comment ahead of writing its long-range transportation plan: “We’re on track to exceed the number of people who attended our meetings for the last plan, in 2015,” said WestCOG Executive Director Francis Pickering. That number, however, was just 10.

State senator from county seeks auditor review of UConn

Sen. Michael McLachlan's move comes after UConn announced that a professor and his assistant violated travel and compensatory time policies that cost the university more than $100,000.

Emerald Lake Books aims to be one-stop shop for self-publishing authors

The Sherman company, which to date has published only nonfiction, is now working with a first-time Young Adult novelist.

The American Pie Co. brings in foodies from far and wide

The American Pie Co. in Sherman is celebrating its 25th anniversary of serving up award-winning pastries.

Suite Talk: Amanda Branson, executive director of Naromi Land Trust

Since its creation, Naromi Land Trust has protected 64 different parcels totaling about 1,500 acres, or 12 percent of Sherman’s total land mass; seven of the preserves have a total of 15 miles of hiking trails that are open to the public.

State Rep. Richard Smith calls for release of Town Aid Grants

The legislator, whose district includes Danbury, New Fairfield and Sherman, has accused Gov. Dannel Malloy of using the funds as a political football.

Cultural Alliance of Western Conn. nets $12,500 award

Housed at 287 Main St. in Danbury, the organization promotes and advocates for arts, history, and culture as a primary driver of the economy.

State awards nearly $400K to 114 arts nonprofits

Arts organizations are eligible to apply if they have generated a minimum of $15,000 in matching funds from private contributions for each of their two most recently completed fiscal years.