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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.
  • News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

    News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action
    “Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only the players' statistics. Recently, Wall Street and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs created Fantex Holdings, which will...

    Lawsuit Against East Hartford Housing Authority "Temporarily" Withdrawn, Lawyer Says

    Lawsuit Against East Hartford Housing Authority "Temporarily" Withdrawn, Lawyer Says
    EAST HARTFORD — A lawsuit filed by former East Hartford Housing Authority Executive Director Terrence Madigan against the organization and its lawyer was withdrawn Tuesday. But Madigan's attorney, Leon Rosenblatt of West Hartford, said he plans to...

    Rhode Island loses bid to have pension reform lawsuit tossed

    (Reuters) - A lawsuit by retired Rhode Island public employees over the state's sweeping 2011 pension system overhaul will continue after a judge on Wednesday rejected a move by state officials to have the case thrown out. Superior Court Associate...

    A dose of pension fund reality

    Huntington Beach city officials had a jarring glimpse last year of what their pension contributions would look like over the next seven years. They bit the bullet again at an April 7 study session, where they learned how much the city's contributions to...