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1 hr ago | Daily Kos

CT-Gov: Malloy (D) Explores Former Gateway College As Site For Border Children

Responding to pressure from immigrant rights activists who held a rally Tuesday to urge the state to welcome children crossing the border, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he was exploring the former campus of Gateway Community College in New Haven as potential housing for migrants.


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Immigration Reform, New Haven, CT

5 hrs ago | Advocate

Even Conn. Agency Concerned by DCF's Handling of Trans Teen Jane Doe

Yesterday, Connecticut's Office of the Child Advocate issued a public statement criticizing the state Department of Children and Families for its handling of 16-year-old transgender girl Jane Doe.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

JD Supra

Not My Brother's Keeper: Varley v. Regional School District No. ...

When entering into contacts with vendors, school districts hope that 1) the vendor will comply with the law, and 2) in any event, the vendor will be responsible for its own employment-related disputes.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Connecticut Government


Connecticut womena s commission names new leader

The organization announced Thursday that Carolyn Treiss will oversee the 40-year-old organization, which was created by the General Assembly to advise lawmakers on matters affecting women.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Abortion

News Times

Christie caught using police helicopter to stump at Greenwich fundraiser

In this May 31, 2011 photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, exits a state helicopter to attend his son's high school baseball game in Montvale, N.J. The bill for Christie's state helicopter trip to a Tom Foley fundraiser in Conn.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Greenwich, CT, Connecticut Government


Conn., TicketNetwork reach legal settlement

Connecticut officials say online ticket exchange TicketNetwork Inc. and three other companies have settled a legal dispute that should make it easier for consumers to know they are buying tickets on the secondary market, not directly from events.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government


Majority of Connecticut Residents Would Consider Working in Coworking...

CoworkCT survey shows high level of interest in coworking spaces but most Nutmeggers don't know where they are located or how much a monthly membership costs CoworkCT , a network of Connecticut coworking communities whose members include small businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and contractors who share space, resources, and ideas, today ... (more)


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, New Haven, CT

State of Connecticut

State Police Make Arrests in Killingly Burglary

Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad Detectives have been conducting a criminal investigation into a burglary and subsequent larceny of collectible items stolen from a private residence in Killingly.


Related Topix: Danielson, CT

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Conn. 4-year-old banned from doughnut shop

The saying goes 'kids say the darndest things,' and 4-year-old Justin Otero from Connecticut is no exception.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Connecticuters, Nutmeggers, Connecticutians: What Do You Call Yourself?

Sometimes, nicknames come easy. If you're from Alaska, you're an Alaskan. If you're from Nebraska, you're a Nebraskan.


Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Connecticut Government

Movie 'And So It Goes' An Unintentional Connecticut Travelogue

In one of its earlier drafts, the new romantic comedy "And So It Goes" might have starred Jack Nicholson and have been set in California.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, A Few Good Men, Celebrities, Jack Nicholson, Bridgeport, CT, Movies, Entertainment

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Police Dog, Olympic Champion Dibbs Retires

There's likely no more heartfelt tribute to the recently retired police dog, Dibbs, than his partner's exuberant Facebook post after the Connecticut K-9 Olympics Saturday.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Manchester, CT

News Observer

New Frontier Communications chief named in Conn.

Frontier announced Wednesday that Paul Quick was appointed senior vice president and general manager of Connecticut operations.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

Connecticut State Parks Are Free This Weekend

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that as part of the ongoing celebration of the state parks centennial, this upcoming Saturday and Sunday - July 26 and 27 - will be "Free State Parks Weekend" in Connecticut, according to a press release.


Related Topix: Dan Malloy, US Governors, Hamden, CT, Simsbury, CT, Trumbull, CT

Christie, Malloy renew attacks on each other after Connecticut trip

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped at a diner in Greenwich Conn. while stumping for Connecticut Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley and was stopped by a man who asked how he would curtail gun violence in light of the governor's veto of a bill limiting gun magazine capacity to 10-rounds.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Greenwich, NJ

NBC New York

Firefighter Arrested in Conn.

Hartford firefighter Lamont Freeman is facing charges after allegedly walking into a stranger's apartment while drunk and refusing to leave.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government, Weird

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Haven Independent

If the Bikini Fits ...

As scantily filled out as the beachwear that inspires its title, The Bikinis is a specific type of modern touring musical, a type that has frequently vacationed in Connecticut in the summertime.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Fairfield Citizen-News

Officials talk highway repairs

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes holds a press conference in the foreground of the Yankee Doodle Bridge in Norwalk, Conn.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CT, US News, Connecticut Government


Conn. man wanted for murder killed by police in SC

A man wanted on a murder charge in Norwalk. Connecticut, has been shot and killed by police outside a motel in St. George.


Related Topix: Connecticut Government

State Sen. Toni Boucher Named 'Children's Champion'

The following is a press release sent in by the office of State Senator Toni Boucher-- For the fourth time, State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, has been named a "Children's Champion" by the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance.


Related Topix: Wilton, CT


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