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  • New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally

     New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally
    State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench. But the...
  • UConn Women's Freshmen Learning Ropes From Upperclassmen

    UConn Women's Freshmen Learning Ropes From Upperclassmen
    WEST HARTFORD — Over the course of the summer, the UConn women's basketball staff will do what it always does to help its freshmen assimilate to campus and court life. It will teach the players to work and sometimes even take them on day trips to...
  • Power Company Cancels Contract With Tree-Trimming Firm

    Connecticut Light & Power Co. has ended its contract with a tree-trimming company involved in a train crash Monday and a fatal accident earlier in the month when a worker was killed by a falling branch. "We have canceled our contract with Trees Inc....
  • Former Enfield 3M Workers Qualify For Special Benefits

    In February, 3M told its employees it would close its Enfield factory, with a little more than 140 workers, and move the work to two factories in Minnesota and one in Mexico. Now, all those workers, both salaried and in production jobs, have been granted...
  • In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host

     In Shadow Of Probe, Rowland Leaves As WTIC Talk-Show Host
    HARTFORD — Former Gov. John G. Rowland, identified Monday in federal court as a co-conspirator in an alleged campaign financing scheme, announced Thursday that he was leaving as WTIC-AM's afternoon talk-show host. "Today will be my last show as...
  • Parent Of Eastern Mountain Sports, Bob's Stores Acquires West Coast Sports Chain

    The owner of Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob's Stores says it has an agreement to buy Sport Chalet, Inc., a chain of West Coast sporting goods stores, in a deal whose value could reach close to $15 million. Vestis Retail Group, based in Meriden, said...
  • Sport Chalet sold to East Coast Vestis Retail Group

    Sport Chalet sold to East Coast Vestis Retail Group
    Landmark La Cañada Flintridge sporting goods chain Sport Chalet Inc. is being sold to Vestis Retail Group, creating one of the largest sporting goods retailers in the country.  Vestis, which owns East Coast sports retailers Bob's Stores and Eastern...
  • Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group

    Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group
    Sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet Inc., which was founded in La Cañada Flintridge more than 50 years ago, was sold to an East Coast company that will use the purchase to create one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains. Connecticut-based...
  • Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet

    Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet
    Local officials reacted Wednesday to the news announced earlier this week that sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, a longtime La Cañada company and flagship of the city’s Town Center, is being sold to an East Coast retail group. Vestis Retail...
  • Policía de Hamden: Mujer amenaza de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac para cancelar la graduación

    Policía de Hamden: Mujer amenaza de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac para cancelar la graduación
    Una mujer de Massachusetts que no quería que su familia supiera que había abandonado la escuela y que no se graduaba llamó haciendo dos amenazas de bomba a la Universidad de Quinnipiac el domingo en un esfuerzo por cancelar la ceremonia. Danielle Shea,...
  • Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In

    Classic Films At Bargain Prices All Summer At Southington Drive-In
    Southington Drive-In, at 935 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, starts a new summer season of fun weekend classic film events with the most iconic summer blockbuster ever: "Jaws" on Saturday, June 7. The drive-in charges $15 per carload, $10 for Southington...