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Connecticut's Latest Budget Cuts Hit Hard In Bethel

Connecticut's Latest Budget Cuts Hit Hard In Bethel

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The General Assembly finally passed a $41 billion two-year state budget at the end of last month, but that wasn't the end of cuts in aid funding to towns and cities in Connecticut. 

On Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a decision to hold back $91 million in state aid t...

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Q-Poll: Support For Background Checks Of Gun Buyers Hits All-Time High

Q-Poll: Support For Background Checks Of Gun Buyers Hits All-Time High

After a series of deadly mass shootings, even gun owners are showing nearly unanimous support for universal background checks for those looking to buy guns, according to a new national Qu...

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Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When He Was President

Another woman has come forward to accuse George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, of groping her. A woman told CNN that Bush, who grew up in Greenwich and is now 93, grabbed...

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Wyman Will Not Run For Governor Of Connecticut In 2018

Wyman Will Not Run For Governor Of Connecticut In 2018

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. --  Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman announced Thursday that she will not run for governor in 2018. Wyman was selected as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's running mate in t...

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Himes To Make First Local Appearance Since November Elections

Himes To Make First Local Appearance Since November Elections

WESTPORT, Conn. — U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-4th District) will be in the area to talk politics, the new federal tax proposal, the Russia investigation and more on Tuesday, Nov. 21, his first...

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Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

Greenwich Native George H.W. Bush Accused Of Groping 16-Year-Old

A woman is accusing former president George H.W. Bush of groping her when she was 16 years old.Roslyn Corrigan said Bush, a Greenwich native, groped her buttocks at a Nov. 2003 event in T...

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Stamford’s First Transgender Lawmaker Elected To Board Of Reps

Stamford’s First Transgender Lawmaker Elected To Board Of Reps

STAMFORD, Conn. — Raven Matherne, who was elected Tuesday to the Stamford Board of Representatives, is making history as the city's first openly transgender lawmaker, according to the Sta...

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Greenwich Politician Charged With Groping Town Worker Voted Off RTM

Greenwich Politician Charged With Groping Town Worker Voted Off RTM

GREENWICH, Conn. — The Greenwich Representative Town Meeting looks very different after Tuesday's election.  Nearly a third of the seats — a total of 73 — changed hands on the 230-member ...

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Democrat Knickerbocker Wins Fifth Term As First Selectman In Bethel

Democrat Knickerbocker Wins Fifth Term As First Selectman In Bethel

BETHEL, Conn. — Democrat Matthew S. Knickerbocker won his fifth term as the Bethel First Selectman in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial returns.  Incumbent Knickerbocker beat ba...

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Democrat Rosenthal To Replace Llodra As Newtown's First Selectman

Democrat Rosenthal To Replace Llodra As Newtown's First Selectman

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Democrat Daniel Rosenthal will succeed Pat Llodra as first selectman in Newtown after defeating Republican William Rodgers in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial ...

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Ballot Battle Brewing In Danbury After Death Of City Council Candidate

Ballot Battle Brewing In Danbury After Death Of City Council Candidate

DANBURY, Conn. — A battle is brewing after the name of a deceased candidate for City Council was left on the ballot in Danbury in Tuesday's election, according to the News-Times.   Gregg ...

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