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  • Vampires of the sea: Lampreys are Connecticut's most disrespected fish

    Vampires of the sea: Lampreys are Connecticut's most disrespected fish
    They are, according to one expert, the “most wrongly disrespected fish” in the whole Connecticut River system. Another says he’s had run-ins with fishermen “beating them to death with golf clubs or anything else they can find.&...
  • Budding Business: Medical marijuana will mean major money for Connecticut

    Budding Business: Medical marijuana will mean major money for Connecticut
    Medical marijuana looks to be coming soon to Connecticut, and when it does it's going to be big business. We're talking tens of millions of dollars, covering everything from direct medical pot sales to hydroponic equipment and grow lights; from...
  • Developer Gets 6 Years In Shelton Corruption Case

    A Shelton developer was sentenced Friday to six years in prison in a federal corruption case that tarnished the political reputation of popular 10-term Republican Mayor Mark Lauretti. Developer James Botti was accused of hiding large sums of cash and...
  • Petit Supports Streamlining Death Penalty Process; Joiner Opposes Reform Efforts

    William Petit Jr., the lone survivor of the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, urged lawmakers Wednesday to make changes to Connecticut's death penalty that would stop unnecessary delays in the death penalty process. He also said that victims should have the...
  • Disposable Bags Are Facing Scrutiny, From The Legislature To Supermarkets

    Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice. Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
  • Lawsuit Is Latest Chapter In Accusation Of Cheating At CCSU

    Lawsuit Is Latest Chapter In Accusation Of Cheating At CCSU
    For more than two years, Matthew Coster has insisted that another student copied his college term paper on the Holocaust, not the other way around. But Coster's Western civilization professor and officials at Central Connecticut State University found...
  • Five Questions: Former Legislator Transfers His Energy To DPUC

    Five Questions: Former Legislator Transfers His Energy To DPUC
    Former state Rep. Kevin DelGobbo, a Republican from Naugatuck, was appointed in January as one of five commissioners of the state Department of Public Utility Control. His specialty on the authority is electric industry issues. As a legislator, he co-...
  • Chrysler Revokes Seven Dealerships In Connecticut

    Chrysler Revokes Seven Dealerships In Connecticut
    Bill Bowen was sitting in his sky-blue office at Enfield Chrysler Plymouth on Thursday morning when a UPS envelope arrived with a bright red sticker marked "Confidential." "I knew something was up," he said a few hours later. The letter from Chrysler...
  • Ken Byron

    Hello and let me introduce myself. My name is Ken Byron and I am the web host for the New Britain-area iTowns. I'm 43 and grew up in Massachusetts. Being a reporter is something I have wanted to do since high school and aside from a mercifully brief...
  • Death Penalty Possible In Home Invasion Case

    Capital felony, rape and other new charges filed Monday against Leslie T. Williams, the recently released sex offender charged in the violent home invasion here March 30, would make Williams eligible for the death penalty if convicted. Williams, 31,...
  • Helping Decide Where To Ride

    So you've bought a horse, a truck and a trailer and are itching to hit the trails. Where can you go? Good question. The state Department of Environmental Protection is working with the Connecticut Horse Council to provide an answer. According to Cyndy...