Newly signed state budget changes funding for cities and towns

Newly signed state budget changes funding for cities and towns

The state budget signed into law Tuesday increases state funding for cities and towns by $23.5 million in the 2015-16 fiscal year, which begins today. In the map below, click on each city to see how much the increase/decrease in state funding each...

Railroad pedestrian fatalities in Connecticut

Railroad pedestrian fatalities in Connecticut

Two pedestrians were killed by trains in Connecticut in the last 24 hours. We take a look at federal data to see how often these types of incidents occur in Connecticut.

At-grade railroad crossings in southeastern Connecticut

At-grade railroad crossings in southeastern Connecticut

Some transportation experts say the latest crossings improve safety but others say all at-grade crossings – even ones with the most advanced features - pose a risk.

Racial imbalance in Connecticut schools

Racial imbalance in Connecticut schools

A report, based on Oct. 1, 2014 enrollment data, identifies continuing racial imbalance at schools in Connecticut, including at five schools outside Groton.

Investigation details security breaches at U.S. airports

Investigation details security breaches at U.S. airports

A recent Associated Press investigation has detailed 268 perimeter breaches since 2004 at airports that together handle three-quarters of U.S. commercial passenger traffic.

Lottery revenues surpassed casinos in 2013 and continue to increase

Lottery revenues surpassed casinos in 2013 and continue to increase

As the state debates a bill that would authorize more casinos operated by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan trives, another bill calling on the lottery to introduce keno was introduced last week and is scheduled for public hearing on Wednesday.

Casino slot-machine revenue for 2015

Casino slot-machine revenue for 2015

Foxwoods Resort Casino's slot-machine revenue for February was down 19.8 percent over the same month last year, while Mohegan Sun reported a more modest decline of 3.9 percent.

As spring nears, we look at local average heating oil prices

As spring nears, we look at local average heating oil prices

The first official day of spring is a little over a week from now on March 20. For the last 4 months we have been collecting information from our readers on heating oil price per gallon.

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