by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 20, 2018 2:59 pm | Comments (2)
Francine Caplan wasn’t sure she’d live to see the day where she didn’t hear a hail of gunfire just blocks away from her home. She and her neighbors had been pushing for what seemed like forever—actually more than two decades—for the city to move the outdoor police firing range in Beaver Hills.
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by David Hartman | Jul 20, 2018 2:49 pm
Beware: That “date” you just made on the internet made turn out to be a rendezvous with a criminal.
It won’t end well.
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by Thomas Breen | Jul 20, 2018 8:19 am | Comments (1)
A punch over a pickle cost Michael Henderson an extra chunk of his life.
That, and the matter of threatening a witness.
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by Paul Bass & Thomas Breen | Jul 19, 2018 2:33 pm | Comments (14)
Bitsie Clark spent decades chasing a dream. On Thursday morning she grabbed a shovel to help celebrate the dream coming true.
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by Staff | Jul 19, 2018 12:30 pm | Comments (2)
Another school board committee admitted that it violated the state’s open meetings law.
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by Thomas Breen | Jul 18, 2018 4:29 pm | Comments (11)
Owners of the former Church Street South apartment complex won a 20 percent tax cut after a judge agreed that the city assessor had overvalued the crumbling property.
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by Christopher Peak | Jul 18, 2018 8:13 am | Comments (1)
Immigration lawyers don’t need to wait for an uncertain remedy out of a California court to reunite undocumented families separated at the border. Instead, they now have a model in Connecticut for proving that migrant children’s trauma needs to be addressed immediately.
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by Thomas Breen | Jul 17, 2018 1:43 pm
The city’s Health Department has found lead paint hazards at three different city apartments, all of which currently house children with elevated blood lead levels.
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by Thomas Breen, Paul Bass & Christine Stuart | Jul 16, 2018 12:32 pm | Comments (20)
Updated—In response to a landmark ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Victor Bolden, two immigrant children being held in Connecticut will be reunited with their parents.
The federal government agreed to release the parents from a detention facility in Texas, where they had been separated from their children under a short-lived Trump administration border crackdown on undocumented families.
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by Paul Bass | Jul 15, 2018 5:16 pm | Comments (6)
Marcia Chambers, a barrier-breaking New York Times reporter who combined keen instinct with deep intellect and who went on to found and edit the online Branford Eagle, died Friday night at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
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