Monthly Archive for June, 2015

: June, 2015

New Indian casinos unlikely under revised federal rules

A new rule proposed by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs may stamp out any chance of another federally recognized tribe in Connecticut building a casino. “This means the state is not for sale,”

Take the Sunday Dinner Pledge with your older loved ones

When was the last time you sat down to a meal with your elderly loved ones? If your answer was the last major holiday or most recent birthday, you’re not alone. But many seniors are. The Home Instead

Business Insider just named Stew Leonard’s the best grocery store in America

Stew Leonard’s, close in distance and even closer to our hearts, was just voted the best grocery store in America by Business Insider. Business Insider, the financially-focused, millennial-targeted

Governor’s Residence open to tours June 13

The Governor’s Residence in Hartford   Ever want to see the inside of the governor’s Residence in Hartford? Well, here’s your chance: The Governor’s Residence will be participating in the

State Police collecting wheelchairs this Saturday

State Police will be collecting wheelchairs this Saturday for those less fortunate around the world. Connecticut residents can drop off old and unused wheelchairs at their local State Police barracks

Poll: Should GE pay more taxes?

General Electric, which said this week that new taxes would make it rethink its Connecticut home, told employees Thursday it is exploring relocation plans following the passage of a new state budget.

Female body found in water off Bridgeport in LI Sound

  UPDATE: 5:58 AM THURSDAY Here is the latest information provided by Bridgeport spokesman Tim Hammill: A boater discovered the body of a female floating in Long Island Sound approximately five

One dead in Bethel house fire

UPDATE: 9:10 AM Fire officials have confirmed that the victim was an adult male, who was the only occupant at the time. They said they will release his name after the next of kin has been notified.

Milford police officer gets national award

MILFORD — Officer James Kiely, the resource officer at Jonathan Law High who was on duty when student Maren Sanchez was fatally stabbed on April 25, 2014 will be honored for his actions. Kiely will

Fire at Fairfield Lumber

Read the full story here. FAIRFIELD – Firefighters from Fairfield and Bridgeport are battling a large fire at the now abandoned Fairfield Lumber. Check back for updates. No injuries at old #fairfield