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  • Denied State Funding, Vernon Shelter May Close

    Denied State Funding, Vernon Shelter May Close
    VERNON — A second homeless shelter may have to close after the state denied funding for the next fiscal year, but state and local officials offered differing reasons. Leaders of the Tri-Town Shelter in Vernon are doing all they can to maintain the...
  • Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse

    Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse
    Like a lot of other kids, Mike Bartlett experimented with alcohol and drugs in high school. But his real problem didn’t start until after he had left home, his mother said. A dog bit off his finger, and to ease his recovery, he¬†was given a Vicodin...
  • Republicans scale back size of public broadcasting cut

    Republican lawmakers on the Legislature's budget-writing committee broke with Gov. Scott Walker and voted Tuesday to scale back his proposed cut to public television and radio, saying more robust fundraising could plug the gap. The Joint Finance...
  • US records biggest budget surplus in 7 years

    A flood of tax payments pushed government receipts to an all-time high in April and left the country with the largest monthly budget surplus in seven years. In its monthly budget report, the Treasury Department said Tuesday that the April surplus totaled...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video bet After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to capture their eyeballs, too. As its phone business slows down, the nation's largest wireless carrier is making a $4....
  • Gov. Scott back in DC, seeking support in health care fight

    Just days after flying to Washington in hopes of convincing the Obama administration to extend federal hospital funds, Gov. Rick Scott was back in the nation's capital Tuesday slamming federal health officials for denying his request. The...
  • Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy

    Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy
    During a night that included nearly three hours of debate, Arlington Heights trustees said at a recent meeting they were pleased with changes at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and recommended another subsidy for the financially troubled theater....
  • Senate budget leaves out MBTA control board

    A state budget proposal outlined by Democratic Senate leaders on Tuesday appeared to derail a key portion of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker's plan to overhaul the struggling Boston-area transit system. The $38 billion spending plan submitted by the Senate...
  • State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled

    State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled
    WATERFORD — When the state last fall scuttled a deal to sell the former Seaside property in Waterford for private housing, the losers in the transaction went beyond the developer, who is now considering a lawsuit, and the tax coffers of Waterford....
  • Rocky Hill Approves Budget With No Tax Increase

    ROCKY HILL – The town budget adoption season has ended with good news for property owners: there will be no increase in taxes. Using revenue enhancements and savings projected in the current budget, Town Manager Guy Scaife said he will pre-fund...
  • The Planner: ESPN's Chris Berman to give Broward Speakers Series talk

    The Planner: ESPN's Chris Berman to give Broward Speakers Series talk
    This weekMay 18 Women of Tomorrow annual Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., New York Prime, Boca Raton. Benefits the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program. The organization in Palm Beach County serves over 500 high school girls. $175. 561-705-0901. May 19...