Monthly Archive for May, 2015

: May, 2015

DRS: Use card to directly pay state taxes

Hartford – State residents can now use a credit or debit card to directly pay their taxes online or at a Department of Revenue Services branch office. DRS Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan on Wednesday

NTSB: Low tire pressure in summer can kill

When was the last time you checked the tires on your motor vehicle? If you’re like most people it’s probably been a while …  if ever. That’s why the National Transportation Safety Board is warning

Connecticut State Library launches World War I project

From a press release: Hartford — April 6, 2017 will mark the 100th Anniversary of the United States entry into World War One. In preparation of this centenary the Connecticut State Library is

State police holiday crackdown continues

A state police crackdown over the Memorial Day weekend has so far resulted in hundreds of tickets and a few dozen arrests. Between Friday and Sunday morning, police issued 679 speeding tickets, 811

On Memorial Day weekend, we honor veterans

Check out these interactive maps showing the most popular place veterans live in the United States (top) and where in America veterans are laid to rest the most (bottom). Where America’s Armed Forces

Tell us: Who are you remembering this Memorial Day?

Every Memorial Day, we pause to remember the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who died while serving the United States. They are our sisters and brothers, our uncles and mothers, our friends and

U.S. Census update: Fairfield County is booming

Nearly all of southwest Connecticut — and all of its major cities — showed healthy population growth in the 2014 subcounty update released by the U.S. Census this morning. Stamford is leading the

10 things you need to know for Memorial Day

1. Origin of the holiday. Initially called Decoration Day and created to honor Union Army soldiers and officers killed during the Civil War, the holiday was renamed and expanded to include all those

Bridgeport officers cleared in deadly force case

BRIDGEPORT — Four city police officers will not be charged in connection with Nov. 25, 2013 shooting death of a Bridgeport man during a weapons sting. Officer Everton Walker and Detectives Sean

Newtown native wins ‘The Voice’

Newtown native Sawyer Fredericks has won the eighth season of NBC’s “The Voice.” Fredericks, 16, took the title during Tuesday night’s finale. The acoustic singer-songwriter edged out fellow finalists