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  • Dogged By Gun Issue, McKinney Faces An Uphill Climb

    Dogged By Gun Issue, McKinney Faces An Uphill Climb
    SOUTHINGTON — After the barbecue chicken was served and before the country and western band started playing, John McKinney squeezed himself on to a picnic bench under a wooden pavilion and began making small talk with Republican voters. Then the...
  • Study: 35% Of Americans Have A Debt In Collections

    In the U.S., 35 percent of adults with credit histories have unpaid bills more than 6 months old, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute and Consumer Credit Research Institute. The average amount owed is $5,178. Southern states have...
  • Metro Hartford Attractive To Foreign Firms

    Greater Hartford has a higher concentration of jobs at foreign-owned firms than two-thirds of the nation's biggest urban areas, according to a study from Brookings Institution released Friday. Fairfield County has the highest proportion of jobs at...
  • Blumenthal, DeLauro Introduce Medicare Advantage Bill

    New legislation submitted by two Connecticut members of Congress would require health insurers to finalize their physician networks for Medicare Advantage plans 60 days before the autumn enrollment begins. The goal of the Medicare Advantage Participant...
  • Bridgewater Associates Abandons Plan To Build in Stamford

    Yachters and local planning and zoning officials seem to have won their battle with the world's largest hedge fund, whose CEO wanted to build a $750 million headquarters on the Stamford waterfront. Bridgewater Associates, which announced its plans to...
  • Tennis great Ivan Lendl asks $19.75 million for Connecticut estate

    Ivan Lendl, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, has served up his 450-acre estate in Litchfield County, Conn., for sale at $19.75 million. The retired tennis pro purchased the land, found in...
  • Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander

    Norwalk's Douglass Fowler A Determined Civil War Commander
    Douglass Fowler of Norwalk had already served two tours as a Union soldier when, in the summer of 1862, he took command of a company of the 1,000-strong 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and once more headed south to the bloody battlefields of the...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • Boom In Sales Of Pricey Fairfield County Homes

    Boom In Sales Of Pricey Fairfield County Homes
    Along Connecticut's staid Gold Coast, there's a mini-boom in home sales that hasn't been seen in years. But you need pretty deep pockets. Sales of estates in Fairfield County priced $10 million or more are soaring this spring, capped earlier this...
  • Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change

    Disease On The Wings Of Climate Change
    Asian tiger mosquitoes were identified for the first time in Fairfield County last summer. This should raise your eyebrows because the Asian tiger mosquito, one of the world's most invasive species, can spread a terribly debilitating disease,...