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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in

    City Council approves tax credits for homeowners who move but stay in
    The City Council gave final approval Monday to a plan to offer up to $5,000 in tax credits to homeowners who move to new homes but choose to remain in the city. The Resident Retention Tax Credits — which will were approved unanimously by the...

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra

    Wait continues for mobile ticketing on Metra
    Accustomed to train delays, Metra riders shouldn't be shocked to learn that a long-promised test of "paperless" ticketing has been pushed back again. A pilot program to introduce mobile ticketing using smartphones isn't likely to be rolled out until...

    Retailers Should Be Responsible For Credit Breaches

    Retailers Should Be Responsible For Credit Breaches
    Last week, Home Depot became the latest large retailer to admit that its payment systems were breached and private information related to millions of its customers was stolen by criminals. A staggering 56 million Home Depot customer credit and debit...

    Five things for Monday, Sept. 22

    Five things for Monday, Sept. 22
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: beware credit-card scams; Blake Bortles is Jaguars' QB; cleaning up Central Florida waterways; and more. 1. Another scam spreading throughout Florida and the nation is the mass production of...