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Decades-Old Immigration Conflict Reignites In Danbury

Mayor Mark Boughton's decision to cooperate with federal agents looking for undocumented immigrants risks reigniting a conflict that began more than a decade ago, business owners and community leaders say. Boughton's politics on immigration are well-known in the Hat City. In 2005, the mayor drew...More

  • In Connecticut, Craft Beer Boom Shows No Signs of Slowing

    In Connecticut, Craft Beer Boom Shows No Signs of Slowing

    EAST HAVEN — If it seems like new craft breweries are opening in Connecticut faster than ever, it's because they are. "We're not even close to having enough breweries," said John Kraszewski, founder of Armada Brewing, which opened in East Haven last month, working out of another already operating...

  • Police: Mardi Gras crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

    Police: Mardi Gras crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

    Police on Sunday identified the man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated. The New Orleans Police Department issued a statement identifying the man as 25-year-old Neilson Rizzuto. He's being held at the city's jail and being charged with...

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  • Westport Police ID Man Who Died After Car Plunged Into Westport River

    Police have identified the man who died after a car plunged into the Saugatuck River Saturday night. Police said Richard Lamendola, 76 of Syosset, New York was pulled from the water and taken to Norwalk Hospital where he was pronounced dead. An unidentified woman was rescued from the crash and...

  • Man Dies, Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into River In Westport

    Man Dies, Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into River In Westport

    A man died and a woman was rescued from the water after their car plunged into the Saugatuck River Saturday night, police said. The man, who was not identified, was pulled from the water and taken to Norwalk Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The woman was cold from being in the...

  • 'O Say Can You See': Crowds Audition To Sing Anthem At Hartford Yard Goats Games

    'O Say Can You See': Crowds Audition To Sing Anthem At Hartford Yard Goats Games

    Sopranos and baritones alike extended their vocal cords, perfecting their pitches while their renditions of "The Star Spangled Banner" echoed off the walls at the Spotlight Theaters. It's the first and only required audition before singing the National Anthem at Dunkin' Donuts Park, in front of...

  • One Man Killed In Hartford Crash; Other Driver Flees, But Is Captured

    One Man Killed In Hartford Crash; Other Driver Flees, But Is Captured

    HARTFORD — A 52-year-old man was killed in a two-car crash near Main Street early Saturday morning, and the driver of the other car ran from the scene but was later captured, police said. Juan Ortiz, of Hartford, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, at Pavilion and Main streets, Deputy...

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  • UConn Women To Close Out Season In Florida, Come Full Circle

    UConn Women To Close Out Season In Florida, Come Full Circle

    The regular season began with a win in Florida 15 weeks ago It ends Monday night, back in the Florida sun. In between, the UConn women's basketball team has somehow navigated a challenging schedule and emerged unscathed. The No.1 ranked Huskies (28-0) defeated Memphis 91-48 in the final regular-season...

  • East Windsor Approves Casino Development Agreement

    East Windsor Approves Casino Development Agreement

    The board of selectmen Saturday unanimously backed a development agreement that brings the town another step closer to possibly hosting the state's third casino. The agreement with the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun gives East Windsor a leg up on Windsor Locks, which also is competing for...

  • DCF Safety Plans Draw More Criticism After Rocky Hill Toddler's Injuries

    DCF Safety Plans Draw More Criticism After Rocky Hill Toddler's Injuries

    A Department of Children and Families safety plan was supposed to keep Michael Shamel Davis from having unsupervised contact with Shamique Martin's children after her 6-year-old son accused him of abuse in December. Instead on Feb. 4, Martin's daughter was severely burned by scalding bath water...

  • Temperatures Drop, Winds Pick Up Sunday

    Temperatures Drop, Winds Pick Up Sunday

    High pressure builds in for your Sunday with sunshine and much colder air; but keep in mind, this cool down is what you would expect for this time of year with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s, under a partly to mostly sunny sky.  High pressure hangs on across the area Monday with a lighter wind...

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