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CT AAA club converting truck fleet to propane

Matt Pilon |

An AAA club that services five Connecticut counties is making progress on converting its 28-truck fleet to run on propane instead of gasoline, which its fleet manager says will reduce emissions and...

UConn research shows impact of distracted driving

Keith Griffin |

Distracted driving in Connecticut seems to be most prevalent during warmer weather and the prime commuting hours of 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., according to new UConn research.

CTfastrak service to Manchester expanding

CTfastrak will expand its bus service east of the Connecticut River to Manchester beginning in Aug. 2016. The ultimate goal is to extend the route to UConn’s main campus in Storrs.

State needs human-services lockbox

John Horak |

One of the most disturbing features of the state's fiscal melee is the insensitive manner in which the disabled, homeless, and the “least fortunate among us” are used as pawns.

Courtney seeks better protection for dairy farmers

Keith Griffin |

A margin protection program that provides an income safety net for family dairy farms is having negative consequences for Connecticut dairy farmers, according to U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney.

State's lockbox proposal may be unenforceable

John Horak |

The only reasonable inference to draw from the remarks of elected officials at the UConn forum (Richard Balducci and Attorney General George Jepsen) is that the constitutional cap was a...

Farmington insurance broker acquired

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Joseph Distel & Co Inc. of Farmington. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

DOT has ticket vendor for CTrail Hartford

A $3.4 million contract for a ticket vending system along the CTrail Hartford Line has been awarded to a Canadian company.

CTfastrak deemed a success one year later

State transportation officials are calling CTfastrak a success after one year of service based on ridership numbers and budget expenditures.

Americans are spending more, but earning less

CNNMoney |

After keeping a tight hold on their wallets in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Americans are spending once again. The typical household shelled out $36,800 in 2014, according to a study...

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