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  • Raises For Judges, Other Officials Would Cost $8 Million By 2017

    A controversial proposal to raise the salaries of more than 160 state Superior Court judges by about $24,000 in the next four years has become a forgotten topic in the news since the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown —...
  • Onyx Moonshine Summer Shoreline Cocktail Crawl Runs Through Labor Day

    Onyx Moonshine Summer Shoreline Cocktail Crawl Runs Through Labor Day
    Shoreline restaurants are ramping up for summer, and dozens of them have signed on for Onyx Moonshine's largest cocktail crawl to date. Restaurants and bars from Stonington to Stamford are offering specialty drinks made with the Connecticut-crafted...
  • Assessing Lawmakers' Wisdom As Connecticut Faces Economic Shock

    State Sen. Tony Guglielmo, arguably the most liberal Republican lawmaker in Connecticut, often supports raises in the minimum wage but voted against the hike this year. It just didn't seem like the right time, he said, echoing most of the GOP. The...
  • $1 Million In Lawyers' Bills To Taxpayers For State's Defeat In Court

     $1 Million In Lawyers' Bills To Taxpayers For State's Defeat In Court
    The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on May 31 reversed a lower court ruling, and gave unionized state employees a major victory in a 2003 class action lawsuit against ex-Gov. John G. Rowland and his budget chief, Marc Ryan. The appeals panel of...
  • Stamford Overtakes Hartford After Years Of Population Gains

    Stamford Overtakes Hartford After Years Of Population Gains
    In the mind of most any longtime Connecticut resident, Stamford is not one of the Big Three. Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, the old-line, core New England cities, all are anchors for suburban towns that grew up in the post-World War II era, and all...
  • $190 Million Greenwich House Is Nice But …

    It's not supposed to be a great weather day, so I've been thinking about giving that guy who owns the $190 million house in Greenwich a call to see if he's going to be around. Although the $190 million is a little outside my range — OK, $189,700,...
  • Unions Join Forces To Advocate Change In Law So Newtown Responders, School Staff Get Workers Compensation

    Deliberations about possible legislation to expand state workers compensation to police who responded to the Newtown school massacre have changed direction: There is now a move to also include school staff members and medical examiners' personnel who were...
  • Guns, Budget To Take Center Stage

    The New Year marks the start of the 2013 regular session of the General Assembly on Jan. 9 as well as the beginning of the second half of Gov. Dannel Malloy's term. Events have imposed an urgent expectation of serious action on the lawmakers. What to...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • The Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories of 2012

    The Top 10 Connecticut Business Stories of 2012
    In some ways, 2012 was a carryover year from news of 2011, as the governor continued his aggressive economic development spending, United Technologies Corp. consummated a deal it announced in 2011, and the year's nastiest labor strike grew out of a 2011...
  • Bartaco Introduces Taco Tuesdays March 12

    Bartaco Introduces Taco Tuesdays March 12
    Bartaco introduces its "Taco Tuesday" promotion March 12. After 9 p.m., the restaurant's signature tacos - with fillings like grilled red snapper, fried Baja fish, duck, roasted pork, lamb barbacoa and Thai shrimp - are priced at just $1.50. (They're...