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Fabrizi drops FOI request on property revaluation

ctpost.com — The Finch administration, after failing to obtain a delay from state lawmakers, in 2013 moved ahead with the mandated, five-year property revaluation, hiring Vision Government Solutions of Massachusetts to get he job done for $364,000.
Jan 27, 2015

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Travel ban lifted on local roads in Fairfield, Litchfield counties

ctpost.com — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, praising Connecticut drivers for staying off state roads overnight, lifted local travel bans in Fairfield and Litchfield counties this morning, allowing local drivers to use town and city roads. [...]
Jan 27, 2015

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Ex-Princeton, Northwestern coach Carmody to work with Stags

ctpost.com — Bill Carmody, who led Princeton to a pair of NCAA and NIT tournament appearances and coached Northwestern to four postseason berths, will be named as a special assistant to the Fairfield men's basketball program, Hearst Connecticut Media has learned.
Jan 26, 2015

RT @WildcatReport: What's former #Northwestern coach Bill Carmody doing? He's a special ass't coach at Fairfield. From Greenwich Time: greenwichtime.com/sports/article…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @nybuckets: Bill Carmody to become a special assistant to the Fairfield basketball program. greenwichtime.com/sports/article…

Jan 26, 2015

RT @nybuckets: Bill Carmody to become a special assistant to the Fairfield basketball program. greenwichtime.com/sports/article…

Jan 26, 2015

Former Northwestern coach RT @nybuckets: Bill Carmody to become special asst to Fairfield basketball program. greenwichtime.com/sports/article…

Lawmakers seek to curb e-cigarettes

ctpost.com — Armed with the knowledge that electronic cigarettes that taste like Gummy Bears appeal to kids -- not adults trying to stop smoking-- a trio of federal lawmakers sought advice from Connecticut teens Monday on how to stamp out what they perceive as a growing health threat.
Jan 26, 2015

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State braces for epic storm

ctpost.com — Citing the lessons of the February, 2013 storm that paralyzed the state, Malloy, appearing in the Emergency Operations Center for the 40th time since taking office, stressed the need to keep roads free of traffic while Department of Transportation crews work.

Council members challenge developer's tax breaks

ctpost.com — Having granted four decades worth of subsidies last year to JHM Financial Group to start building an East Side housing project, a council committee wants developers to sweeten the deal in exchange for Phase 2's tax breaks.
Jan 26, 2015

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Suspended with pay -- a Bridgeport "vacation"

ctpost.com — Three months after a city councilman and employee was sent home with pay over a sexual harassment allegation, two colleagues have demanded a status update on the politically volatile investigation. Paoletto, who is also deputy director of housing and commercial code enforcement, was placed on paid administrative leave in late October after a college intern filed a sexual harassment complaint against him.
Jan 26, 2015

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Stamford schools training soars after teacher-student sex arrest

ctpost.com — No educators registered for training video in year before teacher-student sexual relationship discovered; 1,200 signed up since then In the year before English teacher Danielle Watkins was arrested and charged with having sex with a student, not a single Stamford Public Schools employee registered to watch the online video training for mandated reporters that is offered by the state's child protection agency.
Jan 25, 2015

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Connecticut focuses on reducing school arrests

ctpost.com — Connecticut government officials and educators are crediting a variety of efforts for a significant decrease in arrests at schools across the state over the past several years. Educators say studies show kids placed into the juvenile justice system are more likely to reoffend and less likely to graduate from high school and get jobs.
Jan 25, 2015

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State has 11 flu-related deaths -- all in seniors

ctpost.com — while experts said the death toll isn't unusual for this point in the season, they agreed that the dire statistic is a good reminder to seniors to protect themselves. About 90 percent of flu deaths and between 50 and 60 percent of flu hospitalizations in the United States generally occur in people 65 years and older, statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show.
Jan 25, 2015

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Dixon: Raises, if any, at least two years off

ctpost.com — Don't worry, fulminating taxpayers, because state lawmakers from the governor on down to the 151-member General Assembly have about as much chance of getting a pay raise as you do. [...] yours is better, if the reports on job growth and falling unemployment can be believed.
Jan 26, 2015

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