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Property taxes won't be increasing next fiscal year after the Board of Finance on Tuesday approved deeper cuts to the proposed 2021-2022 budgets for the... [Read More]
City taxpayers will spend a lot less on the $159.5 million Torrington Middle/High School project than the dollar amount they approved last November. The city... [Read More]
Police made their largest drug bust so far this year after an officer spotted what turned out to be more than 1,500 bags of suspected... [Read More]
Up to 10 local ninth-graders will have the option of attending Litchfield High School for the 2021-22 school year. The local public school boards here... [Read More]
A public hearing on a proposed zone change for the former Sealy factory site will continue tonight, featuring plan changes made by interested developers and... [Read More]
Sixty years ago on this date, Rudolph Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union while in Paris with the Kirov Ballet.5 other defectors: 1) Svetlana Alliluyeva:... [Read More]
In a school the size of Lee H. Kellogg elementary, where there are less than 80 students in grades kindergarten through eight, the atmosphere is... [Read More]
The Economic Development Commission has decided to promote a second Open Farm Day for September. Chairman Brian Watson said Monday an initial survey showed six... [Read More]
The state's largest health care system has only 16 COVID-19 positive patients, none of them at Greenwich Hospital, where the virus first took root in... [Read More]
The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a new policy that states there will be no public comment at regular meetings, but the public is... [Read More]
The law of unintended consequences is working overtime to confound the best intentions of politicians and do-gooders, who think raising the minimum wage will benefit... [Read More]
May 9, The Sunday Republican's "Today in History" feature stated, "In 1945, with World War II in Europe at an end, Soviet forces liberated Czechoslovakia... [Read More]
There was an exceptional story, "'Hope, great possibilities,'" reported by Bill O'Brien in the June 13 Sunday Republican. Mary Jane Concepcion, of Watertown, is the... [Read More]
This is in response to Dominick Mirabelle's June 11 letter, "Taxpayers stuck with cost of phone calls by criminals." Mr. Mirabelle actually is clueless about... [Read More]
This is in response to the June 8 story "Amendment to equity bill defeated." Sen. Robert C. Sampson, R-16th District, introduced that amendment to Connecticut... [Read More]
This is in response to Joe Kupstis' June 9 letter, "Floyd's life story contains little worthy of praise." George Floyd died May 25, 2020. Mr.... [Read More]
President Biden's administration is creating a debt so deep, America never will recover. Biden's $6 trillion agenda (May 28 Associated Press story, "Business, rich tax... [Read More]
President Biden is not known for his austerity, except when it comes to the U.S. defense. As part of his welcome emphasis on competition with... [Read More]
Waterbury police released the following charges: KIRSTEN CALLI, 27, of 67 Sylvan Ave., Waterbury, was charged with second-degree failure to appear in court. ALEX HILL,... [Read More]
AUTUMN SARGENT, 21, 111 Oxbow Drive, Torrington, violation of a protective order, first-degree criminal trespass, June 9. Held on $2,500 surety bond for appearance June... [Read More]
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