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Municipalities Critical Of Connecticut's Environmental Cleanup Plan

DANBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Mayors and first selectmen around Connecticut are balking at the state’s environmental cleanup plan.

The measure calls for towns and cities to foot the bill, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau. 254 more words


State Regulators Approve CL&P Rate Hike

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — State regulators have approved a rate increase for customers of Connecticut Light & Power, although it’s not as much as the utility had hoped for… 222 more words


Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Boy Scouts Abuse Case

WATERBURY, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Connecticut jury has issued a $7 million verdict against the Boy Scouts of America in a lawsuit by a man who says he was sexually abused by a scout leader in the mid-1970s. 382 more words


Families Of Newtown Shooting Victims Sue Rifle Manufacturer

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School… 704 more words


Conn. Energy Official: Strained Natural Gas Supply Could Cause Hike In Price Of Power Resources

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – Cold weather brings a spike in demand for heating, and energy officials in Connecticut explain constraints on natural gas pipelines that supply power plants may force the region to rely on other, more expensive power resources. 191 more words


City Of Stamford Looking To Shift Legal Liability In Sidewalk Slip-And-Fall Lawsuits

STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork) – The City of Stamford wants to shift legal liability in┬áslip-and-fall lawsuits so that the city can’t be sued.

The message from the city to property owners: clear your sidewalks of snow, and if somebody falls and is injured, they will not be able to sue the city. 167 more words