Governor Malloy’s budget hits working families hard.

I have been reluctant to write or comment about Governor Malloy’s budget for a variety of reasons. Mostly because it has taken myself and my staff about a week and half to pour through the numbers and
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School Roofs under Scrutiny.

Today marks the 10th straight day that our city workers have been clearing and inspecting our school roofs. Over the last two weeks we have inspected all of our city roofs and have been busy clearing
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A bit of a quiet period in the storm-Still at Level 1

Things have settled down a little since this morning. We do expect a burst of precipitation starting later tonight and going all day tomorrow. This will be primarily be an ice event. Right now we are
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Level 1 Snow Emergency at 4 pm

Here’s the latest on the storm: HEAVY BURST OF SNOW ALONG THE COAST THIS MORNING AHEAD OF MAIN STORM… MODERATE TO LARGE WINTER STORM EXPECTED THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT… WINTER STORM WARNINGS IN
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Special Thanks.

I will never forget the blizzard of 78′ (jeez I sound like such an old timer). I was 12 years old and was a paper boy for the News-Times. Back in the day, the News-Times was an afternoon paper. I had
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Level 1 Snow Emergency as of 5 pm.

We are declaring a Level 1 Snow Emergency as of 5 pm. It’s a real mess out there so if you don’t have to travel please stay off the roads. Here is a summary of our snow emergency protocols. We are
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Shared Sacrifice.

Yesterday was an important day for Connecticut. A new Governor was sworn in, and the General Assembly was officially sworn in as well. The challenge before our state government is profound. A 3.5
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Level 3 Snow Emergency.

Due to the storm, we have declared a Level 3 Snow Emergency. This means that all travel on city streets is banned with exception of emergency personnel, emergency vehicles and 4 wheel drive vehicles.
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