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  1. State Police To Set Up DUI Checkpoint In Danbury, Increase Patrols On I-84

    State Police To Set Up DUI Checkpoint In Danbury, Increase Patrols On I-84

    DANBURY, Conn. -- In an attempt to ensure a safe Fourth of July holiday, state troopers will be concentrating their enforcement efforts on intoxicated motorists, along with aggressive and distracted driving, throughout the weekend. Troop A will have additional troopers on duty for motor vehicle enforcement and will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Danbury as part of the Connecticut ...

  2. Bethel Sen. Boucher Blasts Mileage Tax

    Bethel Sen. Boucher Blasts Mileage Tax

    WILTON, Conn. -- State Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26), who serves as ranking member of the state’s Transportation Committee, and Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-34) are raising concerns after learning from a Washington Post report that Connecticut, as a member of the I-95 Corridor Coalition, applied for a federal grant to launch a pilot program for a mileage tax, which would tax drivers ...

  3. Antique Home Up For Sale In Weston Dates Back To Start Of Reservoir

    Antique Home Up For Sale In Weston Dates Back To Start Of Reservoir

    WESTON, Conn. -- William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty has announced the listing of a renovated antique home tucked into a hillside in the town of Weston. Southport agent and current homeowner Mark Basile represents the listing, located at 54 Davis Hill Road. The home is now for sale at $779,000. Referred to as the "Aaron Banks barn" by the town of Weston, the 1810 ...

  4. Newtown Rep. Sredzinski Hails Historic Override of Malloy's Vetoes

    Newtown Rep. Sredzinski Hails Historic Override of Malloy's Vetoes

    MONROE, Conn. -- State Rep. J.P. Sredzinski (R-112) joined his colleagues in the General Assembly in voting Monday to override Gov. Dannel Malloy’s vetoes on a number of bills passed by the legislature during the 2016 session. Out of the eight gubernatorial vetoes issued by Malloy, three were overridden by both chambers of the General Assembly. “These bills were all originally approved ...

  5. Newtown Sen. Hwang Welcomes St. Vincent’s Medical Center To Capitol

    Newtown Sen. Hwang Welcomes St. Vincent’s Medical Center To Capitol

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- State Sen. Tony Hwang welcomed St. Vincent’s Medical Center President and CEO Stuart G. Marcus to the State Capitol during “Hospital Day” on Wednesday, April 27. The event was sponsored by the Connecticut Hospital Association. Hwang, who recently endorsed a Republican state plan which restores the governor’s proposed funding cuts to hospitals, pledged to continue to ...

  6. Historic Hog Hollow Farm In Weston Listed For Sale For $740K

    Historic Hog Hollow Farm In Weston Listed For Sale For $740K

    WESTON, Conn. -- William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty has announced that a historic property in Weston known as “Hog Hollow Farm” is now for sale and listed with Westport agent Lori Elkins. The residence, located at 263 Newton Turnpike, is offered at $739,999. The home, which has been updated and expanded throughout the years, blends modern-day amenities with antique style. While ...

  7. Newtown Rep. Bolinsky Holding Post-Session Meetings With Constituents

    Newtown Rep. Bolinsky Holding Post-Session Meetings With Constituents

    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R-106) will hold two legislative coffee hours in the upcoming weeks. The first will take place on Thursday, May 26, from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Village Perk Café, 3 Glen Road, in Sandy Hook.The second event will be held on Tuesday, June 7, from 8 to 9 a.m. at Café Xpresso, 150 South Main St. in Newtown Local residents are invited to join Bolinsky ...

  8. Fairfield County Realtor Among Region's Top Workplaces

    Fairfield County Realtor Among Region's Top Workplaces

    GREENWICH, Conn. -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties has been named the No. 2 top workplace in southern Connecticut, according to a recent poll conducted by The Journal News and Philadelphia-based WorkplaceDynamics, an employee survey firm. The designation marks the fifth consecutive year the firm has been ranked among the top workplaces. “We are ...

  9. Dwyer Throws Hat In The Ring For State Senate Seat In Newtown

    Dwyer Throws Hat In The Ring For State Senate Seat In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Philip Dwyer of Fairfield officially announced his decision to run for state senator of the 28th District on Wednesday. “It is an honor to be asked to run for the 28th State Senate District representing Easton, Fairfield, Newtown, Weston and Westport, and I look forward to meeting voters and discussing the issues that are important to them,” he said. A Democrat, ...

  10. Hwang Launching Re-Election Bid With Weekend Rally In Newtown

    Hwang Launching Re-Election Bid With Weekend Rally In Newtown

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- State Sen. Tony Hwang, who formally began his bid for re-election this week, is holding a pair of community outreach rallies in Newtown and Fairfield this weekend. The rallies are open to the community, and will provide area residents the opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns with the senator.The first event will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

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