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  • Affidavit: Newington Town Employee Admitted Taking Cans Of Paint

    NEWINGTON — Former town facilities manager Robert Korpak reportedly admitted taking four gallons of town-owned paint and discussing a possible overbilling scheme with an electrical contractor, according to an arrest affidavit.
  • City schools food bills top $1 million

    City schools food bills top $1 million
    In Baltimore schools, the cost of doing business can often be found on a plate — eggs Benedict or a French-toast buffet for breakfast, crab cakes or beef Wellington for lunch, and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert. The school district...

    Report: CPS fraud, employee misconduct includes $1.13 million in improper benefits

    Report: CPS fraud, employee misconduct includes $1.13 million in improper benefits
    In the year leading up to the overhaul of Chicago Public Schools leadership, the school district was beset by troubling instances of fraud and employee misconduct, including $1.13 million in improper benefits paid to retired teachers, systemic abuse of...

    At cross purposes? Two city offices worked on phone plans

    As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...

    Coliseum official directed stadium work to firm he founded

    Coliseum official directed stadium work to firm he founded
    Last year, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's technology manager enlisted a private company to help stage events such as a UCLA-USC soccer match, ESPN's X Games and a run-up to the Lingerie Bowl, an alternative Super Bowl halftime show. The company...