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ATLANTA (AP) -- A portion of Henry County has cleared a hurdle in its controversial quest to form a new city called Eagle's Landing. The Georgia Senate on Thursday approved two measures that would define new boundaries for the city of Stockbridge, which Eagle's Landing is being carved from, and ...
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) -- A volunteer firefighters' association in western South Dakota has filed a countersuit to a city's lawsuit that alleges the association may have misused taxpayer funds. The Spearfish Volunteer Firefighters' Association has described the city of Spearfish's lawsuit a month ago as a ...

Oklahoma City names first female detective ... Miller joined the Woodward police Department in December after serving nearly eight years for two other city departments as a patrol officer as well as detective. She and ... In time, Miller applied and was hired on as a police officer in her home town of Canton.
Connecticut To Be Blanketed By 4-7 Inches Of Snow; Some Flights Affected At Bradley ... The warning covers northern and southern Connecticut and Litchfield County. ... Towns and cities -- including Bristol, Rocky Hill, Newington and Southington -- started issuing parking bans Saturday afternoon.
As part of a 2016 deal ensuring city leaders and community groups would not oppose PSEG's controversial facility, the New Jersey-based company made several commitments. One was a $2 million payment to be divvied up as grants among municipal departments and other entities for public health and ...
Now one has been identified among the best in the country, as Architectural Digest magazine recently placed Mystic on its list of The 25 Best Small Towns In America. With a population of 4,205 people, Mystic certainly fits the description of a small town. Described as a "charming and family-friendly nautical ...

According to the chief medical examiner's office in Connecticut, the number of deaths resulting from firearms -- including homicides, suicides and accidents -- fell to 164 in 2016, from 226 in ... Cities like Chicago and Baltimore, with rigorous gun laws, also have two of the highest murder rates in the country.
Even in Danbury, where the recovery was strongest -- the city added $1 billion in taxable value over the decade -- tax rates have risen some 30 ... the growth of municipal spending from fiscal 2010 through fiscal 2016 outpaced inflation in about four-fifths of Connecticut towns and cities, according to a ...
Mayors and first selectmen from all 169 cities and towns are calling upon Gov. ... "Town aid road grants are critical to Connecticut's small towns in maintaining the transportation infrastructure needed to support local economies,'' said ... Ten Municipalities out of 169 make up nearly 15 percent of the total.
The city has needed over 3,000 tons of salt costing them about $250,000, making it necessary to transfer from other line items to keep up with demand. "We're three quarters into our overtime budget and we still have to go to July," Yeitz said. With so many storms falling after traditional work hours, the town's ...
Residents are concerned about the Town of Madison's plan to sell the Academy school to a developer that would transform the historic building and the baseball fields behind it into new housing units. During the NBC Connecticut Connect-a-thon on Thursday, three viewers called about the proposal.
Municipalities Shouldn't Expect Road money Anytime Soon ... Hartford, CT -- Cities and towns across the state have been anxiously waiting for Gov. ... "Town Aid Road grants are critical to Connecticut's small towns in maintaining the transportation infrastructure needed to support local economies," ...
Hartford, CT -- The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities called on Governor Dannel Malloy and the State Bond Commission to release $30 million to towns that would help repair local roads and bridges. The money comes in the form of the Town Aid For Road grants and is the second half of ...
They're seeking an end to the quota so more city children can attend the schools. ... "The state of Connecticut and Hartford public schools have decided to close the doors to Hartford's elite magnet schools to my children because they are black," said Lashawn Robinson, a mother of five and one of the ...
If you were to add the roads up, DOT said you end up with 11,000 miles of roads the state is responsible for and 35,000 miles of roads that belong to cities and towns. "I drive throughout Connecticut and I would have to say Hartford is the worst condition," Cleber Galindo said. Town officials across the board ...
Dannel P. Malloy's administration to release nearly $30 million in road repair grants owed to Municipalities before June 30. ... "Town Aid Road grants are critical to Connecticut's small towns in maintaining the transportation infrastructure needed to support local economies," Elizabeth Gara, executive ...
A new list has been released of the best cities to live in every state, and the top city in Connecticut is Danbury. According to 24/7 Wall Street, Danbury is also one of the most expensive places in the U.S.. Goods and services cost an average of over 30 percent more in the area than they do nationwide.

RIDGEFIELD, CT -- A new analysis has ranked the 100 safest cities in America and six towns in Connecticut made the list. Ridgefield took the top spot nationally as the safest town. ... Ridgefield was the safest city in the country, with a crime index of 95 out of 100, with 100 being the safest. There were two ...
Making only a passing reference to the state's budget, Malloy proposed a wide array of policies to fulfill his vision of "Connecticut fairness," calling on the ... It also suggests allowing Municipalities to collect taxes as charitable contributions, shielding Connecticut residents from the loss of deductions caused ...
Ski school gives city kids their first shot on the slopes. Ted Shaffrey, Associated ... Schone Malliet created the National Winter Activity Center in Vernon to offer kids from New York City, Newark and the surrounding region what may be their first chance to learn the winter sport. "This place is a sacred place.
A Connecticut city is appealing an arbitration panel's finding that a police officer should not have been fired in 2013 for berating an immigrant during a traffic ... that former Officer Christopher Belair's behavior during a traffic stop was "outrageous and disturbing" but the city did not have just cause to fire him.
BRIDGEPORT - A local debt collection lawyer, embroiled in a controversy over the city's foreclosure on homeowners owing back sewer bills, is being sued by a local homeowner who claims he was the victim of an illegal foreclosure. Stephen Scholz, who has run a business out of his home repairing and ...
A Connecticut town says it will spend millions to clean up a fuel leak that went unnoticed for a year. Feb. 7, 2018, at 5:25 a.m.. Town to Spend $5 Million ... The Town Council has voted to allocate $5 million in emergency funds to remove contaminated soil from the area. More than 6,000 tons of soil has been removed so far.
A new report released Tuesday found that only 31 of Connecticut's 169 towns and cities have 10 percent or more of their housing that is considered ... Ghio cited a statistic from the 2015 U.S. Census that 41.6 percent of millennials in Connecticut -- between the ages of 18 and 34 -- live at home with their ...
Under Malloy's proposal, taxpayers would receive their local tax bill, make a donation to their city or town's charity and receive an equal tax credit back. ... Kevin Maloney, a spokesman for the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, said the organization, which lobbies on behalf of cities and towns, had ...
To continue promoting economic growth, Harp said the city will forge partnerships with surrounding communities and other cities in the region. "New Haven this year pooled its resources with Bridgeport and towns surrounding each city to prepare a competitive bid to become Amazon's second North ...
The National Council for home Safety and Security, along with the website alarms.org, released a list of "the safest cities in Connecticut 2018." It ranked the cities in terms of population, reports of violent crimes and property crimes, as released by the FBI in its Uniform Crime Report. Weston came out on top ...
Hartford will use its grant to create the South Hartford Young Adult employment Zone, an effort to increase the education, skills and employment levels of 700 young adults in three city neighborhoods over 10 years. The project will bring unemployment rates to levels comparable to the region, improve the ...
NEW HAVEN -- Efforts to revive Connecticut's economy must include solutions for the problems facing its cities, the mayors of Hartford and New Haven ... Tweed New Haven Airport Authority Executive Director Tim Larson said the airport, which straddles the city's border with East Haven, could increase its ...
Work crews for Connecticut's two dominant utilities crisscrossed the state Thursday in response to power outages that multiplied as the storm continued to bear down on the Northeast. ... At one point, the utility reported just one outage -- in North Haven -- that had fallen from eight earlier in various towns.
A powerful winter storm is dumping heavy snow on Connecticut and winds are gusting in excess of 50 mph at times. The snow was falling at rates of up to four inches per hour in parts of the state. The entire state is expected to receive up to 1 foot of snow. A Blizzard Warning is in effect for New Haven, ...
... many Municipalities and organizations are canceling events and functions in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Below is a list of what we know so far. This information will be updated as we get new details into our newsroom. * A significant number of schools are closed, including New York City ...
A large chunk of Connecticut saw near-blizzard conditions as snow fell at rates of one to two inches per hour with gusts in excess of 40 mph. Most of the state received nearly one foot of snow. A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 1 a.m. Friday for New Haven, Middlesex and New London counties.
Alternate side parking regulations have been suspended for Thursday and Friday in New York City to facilitate snow removal. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect. Towns across Long Island had their trucks in place ready to spread salt and clear roads by 3 a.m. as the snow moves in. RELATED: ...
The city is on level-one snow emergency status. This status means all vehicles are prohibited from parking on the city's streets and must be moved no later than two hours after the start of the snowfall. Once snow and ice removal operations are over, vehicles can be returned to the streets for parking.
Maria A. Demarest, whose husband was injured by a dog a couple years back in town, has her own solution to the problem. "Anytime a dog attacks, it should be put down -- no questions asked," she said. The issue was brought to the public's attention in November, when resident William Barrows was ...
The emergency management director and assistant director in the town of Marlborough met on Tuesday to plan for the impending storm. It's not just the snow people are concerned with, but that combined with the wind and crippling cold. Long before the storm is expected to hit, Marlborough Emergency ...
It's not the first time New London, a working-class city on the Connecticut coast, has been embroiled in a dispute like this. The city became known across the country for an intense fight over a decade ago between government officials and a homeowner who refused to yield her property to make way for a ...
Labor leaders called Friday for a more progressive state tax system and greater investments in Connecticut's cities to revitalize the economy and stabilize the budget. Testifying before the state's Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth, union officials also said Connecticut should boost the ...
Bridgeport's Finest's most recent labor pact with the city, which took three ... Municipalities to enroll in Connecticut's health insurance plans.
CT towns to feel credit crunch even with a new state budget ... credit rating agency warned Friday Municipalities still will struggle to get affordable credit. ... Legislators also balked at Malloy's proposal to ask cities and towns to ...
State aid to Municipalities - which tops $2.6 billion a year - is reduced by more than $30 million in each of the two years of the newly approved ...
But few will visit Connecticut, where practicing witchcraft became a crime ... The Windsor Town Council, prompted by CT Witch Memorial, voted ...
"COST applauds lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for approving a budget that will allow Connecticut's towns and cities to provide quality ...
Municipal aid: See how your town fares in the bipartisan budget ... from any cuts this year, and each of the remaining 139 towns are cut by 5 percent. ... what it received last fiscal year, and four cities stand to gain more than $1 million. ... coverage for her reporting on how schools are funded in Connecticut.
The state's 30 lowest-performing districts and three other towns will be ... According to details of the plan explained to The Mirror, no town will lose all of its ECS aid. ... smaller education grants that high-poverty Municipalities rely on to help ... the number of low-income students and the municipality's wealth.
Ann Arbor City Council members Sumi Kailasapathy, Chip Smith, Jason Frenzel and Chuck Warpehoski take a knee during the pledge.
Their relationship was re-cemented Thursday when Busk -- now known as Nancy Busk Carlson, a retired eye doctor and professor emeritus at ...
But while they have proposals to help cities and towns cut costs, leaders ... chief municipal lobby, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, ...
Connecticut Makes Pitch For Amazon HQ As Malloy Downplays Fiscal Woes ... Scores of North American cities, states and Canadian provinces are ... Seventeen Municipalities in Connecticut vied for the headquarters, which state ... and Yale; quality of life and location between Boston and New York City.


 

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