Shaban, former GOP state rep, to run for attorney general


Former Republican state Rep. John Shaban announced Tuesday his intention to form a candidate committee to run for Connecticut attorney general. Shaban will be filing paperwork with the State Elections Enforcement Commission, and has already spoken with most of the Republican gubernatorial candidates and the Republican Attorneys General Association about his plans. “Connecticut’s economy continues to underperform, starving our citizens … read more

Michael Ness Play it Forward Golf Tourney coming Sept. 18

The Michael Ness Play it Forward Golf Tournament will celebrate the life of a young man who was treated at the Bridgeport Hospital facility.

Make it “Fore for #4,” at the fourth annual Play it Forward Golf Tourney to raise funds to support Connecticut’s only regional burn center and celebrate the life of a local young man who was treated at the Bridgeport Hospital facility. Golfers are urged to make their reservations now for the Monday, Sept. 18, Michael Ness Play it Forward Golf Tournament … read more

OPINION: Hate cannot win

Senator Tony Hwang

The events that took place in Charlottesville this past weekend were, first and foremost, reprehensible, evil, and horrifying. Hate cannot and will not be tolerated by the American people. Our society is built on the very differences that cowards and bigots seek to exploit, magnify, and demonize. The American people and the people of Connecticut have always striven to remain … read more

Aspetuck Land Trust offers six hikes for National Trails Day

Lisa Brodlie and Donna Naser of the Aspetuck Land Trust Land Management Committee will lead a hike through Trout Brook Valley on June 3.— Stephen B. White photo

Interested in bugs, reptiles and other creatures that crawl in the woods? Want to celebrate National Trails Day with some actual trail blazers? Thinking about improving your nature photography skills or understanding of shoreline birds? Aspetuck Land Trust has a hike opportunity available just for you. “The Spring-Summer schedule of organized hikes in Aspetuck Land Trust preserves and led by … read more

BBB: Tips when buying a pet

According to Connecticut Better Business Bureau, consumers can avoid pitfalls associated with unscrupulous pet sellers by being extra cautious and doing their research. Even though the wide majority of breeders are ethical, criminals know that consumers will often turn to the internet when looking for a supplier without doing their homework. The results can be devastating and expensive. “Sometimes scammers … read more

Hearing Tuesday on proposal to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use

Marijuana plants growing in Colorado.

The Public Health Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday on H.B. 5314, one of four proposals to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use that have been introduced this year in the General Assembly. Prior to the hearing, the sponsors of all four measures will join additional lawmakers and the newly formed Connecticut … read more

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