The Latest on the Casino Wars: Feds Enter the Legal Fray in Boston; New Bedford Developer’s Exit from SE Mass. Competition

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The Connecticut Indian Tribes and state lawmakers should be watching the latest developments in Massachusetts—its rival for gaming revenue. Things are not going well in the Bay State as two of Connecticut’s potential rival locations—Greater Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts—suffered setbacks or complications The feds have entered the nasty legal battle in Boston and the developer […]

Shots Fired!…in New Haven

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Much has been made—and rightly so—of the out-of-control gun violence in Hartford this year. But while people and reporters focus on the Insurance City’s severe problems, the Elm City has its own gun violence problem. This past week was no exception as a man was shot in the head at a local gas station during […]

Child Protection Agencies on the Brink: Calls for Resignation, Evidence of Abuse in Conn.; 7-Year Old in Coma After DCF Visit in Mass.

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The most maligned and failed state agencies in both Connecticut and Massachusetts are back in the headlines again. In Connecticut, the top elected Republican in the state is calling for the resignation of the commissioner of the state Department of Children and Families (DCF) on the heels of a damning report of abuses at its […]

Bridgeport Mayor Finch wins Endorsement for Another Term; Would the Voters Really Return the Felon (Ganim) to the Scene of the Crime?

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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch walked away with the city’s Democratic Party endorsement for a third term, quieting any speculation that party Chairman Mario Testa would play kingmaker for rival and felonious former mayor Joe Ganim. Those of us on the outside looking in—into Connecticut and into Bridgeport—are having a hard time understanding why the voters […]