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Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal (Credit: Wikipedia)
Gil V July 13, 2014 at 10:31 am
Senator Blumenthal is no slouch. He was extremely effective as AG here - I had a decade if firstRead More hand exposure to that as an arbitrator for the CT Lemon Law. Don't underestimate for a second the man's determination, or his ability to see an issue through to it's conclusion. We're damn lucky to have him as a senator. Thank God the Ted Cruz's of the world (or the Linda McMahon's, for that matter) don't stand a chance in our state.
Kevin July 13, 2014 at 10:35 am
Rubbish. Blumenthal is just another blowhard empty suit. Almost as bad as the other empty suit fromRead More N.Y.,Charles Schumer.
Richard Poulton July 13, 2014 at 11:30 am
Last week I sent Blummie an e-mail asking just one little question. This question was directlyRead More related to the VA and how its deals with our money. I wanted to know this: With all the patient issues throughout the country and supposed lack of funds, why would the VA spend a few hundred thousand to do a survey to assess the ability of companies to provide agency wide furnature to the VA's 153 hospitals, 770 plus out-patient clinics and the 260 Veteran Centers? And when survey is done it will spend millions upon millions to install all new furnature. This survey is under contract to a company called Monterey Consultants under contract VA 119-14-I-0216. I doubt he will answer for this doesn't get him on his soap box in front of the T.V. cameras.
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Michael LeCompte July 11, 2014 at 07:30 am
This situation is another result in failed central planning by the people calling themselves theRead More town of Madison. The strict zoning has caused economic disruptions that ends up creating conflict like this. Zoning is nothing more than economic fascism over people's private property rights. The hotel is in a very small tight piece of land. The hotel could buy out some neighbors to increase space but a another slew of government permission slips would be needed. If music is too loud and is enough of a disruption on the neighbors use of their property, that would compromise a tort although I doubt it. West Wharf is a dumpy piece of town property that would be better managed under private ownership. Perhaps the hotel would be better own owning the pier and the abutting land.
Cathy Marsh July 11, 2014 at 11:19 am
"Dumpy piece of town property". Guess you did not grow up sailing a Sunfish sailboatRead More there. And suppose you have never dug for oysters via the a Shellfish Committee and made Oysters Rockefeller with them. Or sat on the wall and looked up into the sky to watch fireworks. Or learned to swim there. And bet your Mom never taught you to catch Snapper Blues off the wharf. Or have you ever dragged for bait with a fishing net and putting your catch in pails. Or brought your college sweetheart to walk on the rocks and had a beer in the old Crows-nest. Maybe you have never photographed a sunset from that spot. Or had family stay in the old Hotel where they never fell asleep cause a band played into the night. And have you ever looked towards Tuxis Island in winter to check to see if the Christmas Tree was still lit up? I do not know how old you are or where you came from. Clearly you do not value out town's assets. Preservation of our beach front is important to our town's future. I am not crazy about the new MBH. I expect that it will expand so it will become of a size that will attract a new corporate owner and make someone big bucks.
Gus R. Horvath July 13, 2014 at 10:19 am
It was a "dumpy " area several years ago but is being greatly enhanced through theRead More financial commitment of a private developer. Would you rather it was done with taxpayer money as at the "non-usable " brownfield site at the Griswold Airport property?
Tom Foley, screenshot from Tom Foley for Governor website
Kevin July 10, 2014 at 06:31 am
Dan,it tells me all I need to know about your level of intelligence,if you actually think this stateRead More ,and this country are being run properly.How any sane,rational adult could think that,is amazing.I have to assume you are not a sane rational adult. You are a liberal.Nuff said.
Kevin July 10, 2014 at 03:16 pm
"dan",changed his sign in name to PO'G. How lame.
Thomas Paine July 10, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Dan = PO'G = Newtown Troll and it not worth the time....
Berlin Citizen July 9, 2014 at 11:42 am
Political ads are fiction, full of lies and false promises. These rich SOBs don't care one iotaRead More about us. All they care about is power and money. Time to get money out of politics. They are all crooks and liars. Period!
Dan Gaita July 9, 2014 at 02:05 pm
https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=227553234115005 we do have another option. I am here for allRead More of you that are tired of all of them.
Dan Gaita July 9, 2014 at 02:06 pm
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It's now illegal in Rhode Island to leave a dog in a sweltering vehicle. File photo.
citizen July 8, 2014 at 10:56 am
Sweltering defined as "Uncomfortably Hot" so, please ask your dog if it's comfortableRead More before you leave.
Igor July 8, 2014 at 11:10 am
Diana I love my dogs, I would never hurt them. Yes it was a pain in the butt and a littleRead More embarrassing to have the police there. But I am thankful that someone was concerned enough spend the time and effort to look into it.
Igor July 8, 2014 at 11:11 am
The facts are exactly as I stated them. Diana I love my dogs, I would never hurt them. Yes it wasRead More a pain in the butt and a little embarrassing to have the police there. But I am thankful that someone was concerned enough spend the time and effort to look into it.
Former Gov. John G. Rowland (Credit: Wikipedia)
chinamom50 July 7, 2014 at 06:57 am
Thank you Catherine & Dennis. The system is indeed broken and rabid hatred of the other partyRead More isn't helping to fix things. As for John Rowland, he's a crook, always has been, always will be. He is also a bully and what he is hiding in the sealed records of his first divorce is that he pushed his first wife down the stairs.
AnonEMT July 7, 2014 at 10:55 am
How many chances do you give a corrupt politician in a corrupt city? Obviously how ever many theyRead More want!
Stan Valinski July 8, 2014 at 09:55 am
Apparently if you hate and disparage Obama & Malloy on the radio you get as many chances as youRead More want. He'll be back & some idiot conservative will hire him for his bullying of a liberal opponent...just as WTIC reached down to the political gutter to find him last time.
Terry Crews. Photo: youtube.com.
Nostradamus July 6, 2014 at 09:56 am
Job well done Governor, Again ! The closed-minded just continue to live in the dark.
Catherine & Dennis July 6, 2014 at 10:41 am
Craig that is the way he operates. Fake numbers on the books so idiot Dems continue to vote for him.Read More He did the same with Dollar Tree, a Fortune 500 company. Promised construction work for CT and brought in very low paying jobs. They got 27.5 million in forgivable loans. There were a couple of dump truck drivers from CT that got work the rest were from Mass and VA. Amazon another one with low paying jobs brought 3 companies from other states and Mexicans with work visas to do the roofing. He is a liar and thief
Dave Lersch July 6, 2014 at 06:47 pm
More Dan Malloy political spin. Lets talk about some of the companies downsizing or moving out ofRead More the State for good! What you and your followers fail to see is that CT is too risky of a place to locate. You and the legislature are overly reactive and have misplaced priorities when it comes to building confidence. BTW, I just read in The Day that Submarine construction was expanding in neighboring RI? Why not CT?
Former Gov. M. Jodi Rell gave a speech June 25 at Waterbury Republicans Independence Day Dinner (Credit: @WaterburyGOP)
Leslie Hann July 8, 2014 at 11:42 am
REVMAN - That is my point. Local news has left the Patch. While I was gone I use to be able to keepRead More up with local news, not just the media hype of a coyote attacking a dog but what was going on with the TC, BoE, Zoning and anything else that doesn't make the mainstream media for whatever reason. It seemed that people were actually passing the word around and spreading knowledge on when and where things were happening. Now it seems reading the Patch is equivalent to opening the Hartford Courant. You read more about National News or Congress or Executive Branch than you will hear what your local gvt is doing. Only local news is tag sales, food drives or what to do on Saturday night.
Steve Bristol July 8, 2014 at 12:48 pm
Never cared much for Rell as Governor, especially when she basically ran as a grandmother who lovesRead More her grandkids. However, it really made no difference if she was in the seat or not as the decided Democrat majority dictated everything that happened, especially budget-wise. They are why we have the deficit/debt problem. Now, with a Democrat Gov as well, there's not even any resistance to taxing and spending and giving away to favored groups.
Conrad F. Heede July 13, 2014 at 11:20 am
Does anyone know why Linda McMahon, a person who every opportunity and advantage and yet wasRead More defeated by Murphy is given such prominence in the photos linked to this story?
Jim Eastwood July 5, 2014 at 11:44 am
I am a Little bit poorer !!!!
MAC July 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Dannel '88 MUST GO!!! We can't afford him, and he's driving job creators and Tax Payers away, withRead More his TAX & SPEND, anti-business, anti-jobs policies!!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The good thing here is that under the "major education reform bill that came into effect Tuesday, teachers can now be dismissed for being judged generally incompetent." I wonder how many are eligible under those grounds, especially in Bridgeport, New Haven and Hartford?
REVMAN July 12, 2014 at 11:20 am
The minimum wage is designed to make sure they can buy and afford Obama care when they make $10.10
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Igor July 4, 2014 at 12:51 pm
Really? What makes me a troll, because I dare differ from you? There's numerous reasons why peopleRead More fall for scams. One is greed, getting something for nothing. In my opinion the elderly fall victim, because of my previous reasons. Thomas, ever bought a lemon of a car? Been talked into buying something you don't need, fallen for the old bait and switch? If you haven't you're one of the few. I'm willing to bet that you sift through the dictionary and find all the big words.
Igor July 4, 2014 at 01:00 pm
Troll? I love it when people can't express themselves and they fall back to name calling. I doRead More believe elderly people are victimized because they come from a trusting era ( before, it's all about me generation starting screwing each other over) and do not have the technical knowledge younger people have. This does not mean they are ignorant. So after your statement I assume you have never bought a lemon of a car, had the old bait or switched pulled on you in other words you are immune to any scam.
Thomas Johnson July 4, 2014 at 01:20 pm
One last response to your self-serving rant and then you shall be ignored as you should be. I'mRead More really sorry for failing to "express myself" sufficiently for your limited grasp of the English language but I make no such apology for dubbing you a troll. From the dictionary that you really should avail yourself of once in a while: TROLL - an e-mail message or posting on the Internet intended to provoke an indignant response in the reader...
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Paul Alexander July 3, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Steve, Malloy has ZERO credibility...but Boobus Nutmegus will STILL re-elect the idiot.
Murphy July 3, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Yo Paul, good call on the DOW hitting 1700, you just forgot to add the leading 1, we know youRead More really meant 1700 not 700, Right? NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected. Both the Dow and S&P 500 ended at their third consecutive record highs. The Nasdaq ended at its highest since 2000 and rose for a third straight week. The three major indexes wrapped up a week of solid gains on the day before the Independence Day holiday, when the U.S. stock market will be closed.
Murphy July 3, 2014 at 02:31 pm
Yo Paul, good call on the DOW hitting 17000, you just forgot to add the leading 1, we know youRead More really meant 17000 not 7000, Right? Have a drink on me ! NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday, with the Dow topping 17,000 for the first time after the June jobs report came in much stronger than expected. Both the Dow and S&P 500 ended at their third consecutive record highs. The Nasdaq ended at its highest since 2000 and rose for a third straight week. The three major indexes wrapped up a week of solid gains on the day before the Independence Day holiday, when the U.S. stock market will be closed.
Rlamneck June 29, 2014 at 05:47 pm
Does their performance warrant a raise? What value have they brought to the state? Based upon theRead More states fiscal nightmare I can understand why there have not been raises in 5 years. A raise is not a freebe, it should be earned
Kathleen June 29, 2014 at 05:48 pm
Goodbye CT. It's been beautiful while it lasted. Outta here in 3mo I just can't afford toRead More support state workers salaries their benefits the higher ups perks n then the all to often greedy politician. In another 2 years my post just might start with; Goodbye sweet AMERIKA.......
Craig Zac July 3, 2014 at 08:53 am
they should get it, sure but it shouldn't come from the tax payer... well, as extra, it SHOULD comeRead More out of the pockets of Malloy and all the other CT politicians...crooks, the whole lot of em!
Connecticut has the fifth-highest gas prices in the country.
Tom July 8, 2014 at 07:43 pm
a few pennies come on 12cents to 14 cents. now if Mr Murphy wants to figure out away to reduce theRead More price of gas to $3.00/gal well i might consider. But lets look at the real problem and get a real perspective. We spend money on roads and projects like a drunken sailor and we are never truthful about what the true cost of a project are, never mind the corruption of unions in the bidding process. the kickbacks and the graft. The Dbig Dig a simple 3 bill program To date yes todate have not really finished dollars expended 17.7 Bil will not be paid off until 2040 and will cost with interst well in excess of 35 bil. 80% paid for by the federal govt. It goes on like this everywhere.
whtfd July 8, 2014 at 08:22 pm
drove north and gas was 3.60 gal. CT is 4.09 and you want to add 12-14 cents per gal. That's not aRead More few pennies. In CT it's plenty of pennies over the national average. Congress may not notice with their govt cars and drivers, health care and salaries for life...
Conrad F. Heede July 13, 2014 at 10:08 am
Tom. That I can agree with.
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Matt June 26, 2014 at 11:08 am
Here we go again. Dumping tax dollars into someone's personal liberal hippie hobby that benefitsRead More essentially nobody. Our town leaders drive out business, drive out residents, blockade new business, and blockade new residents, Then habitually jack up everyone's taxes every year while cutting the services provided. And now they take the most promising opportunity for new businesses and new residences and turn it into tax subsidized personal hobby shack for a few individuals to make paintings. Flushing what will end up being hundreds of thousands if not millions in tax dollars down the toilet for renovations and upkeep. And for something that will generate zero tax income in return. Congratulations to the leaders of Madison for taking your job to a whole new level of incompetence. And congratulations to the voters who keep putting these fools back in office every year.
Matt June 26, 2014 at 11:11 am
The over-sized, over-priced, under-utilized interior wasn't enough? Now they spent $300,000 onRead More piece of land to be under-utilized for three months out of the year and left empty and unused the other 9 months. Great. Our taxes at work, courtesy of the most incompetent group of elected officials ever to grace the town.
Matt June 26, 2014 at 11:12 am
PS... I wonder how many other town services that are actually utilized and necessary did not receiveRead More funding in order to make this foolish and unnecessary purchase?
M. C. June 24, 2014 at 11:15 am
I think we all know the answer to this one...but hey, when only 1,000 people go out to vote on a taxRead More increase referendum, then we all deserve what's comin to us.
Matt June 24, 2014 at 04:30 pm
The inside is ridiculously under-utilized and over-sized. So the next thing they want to do isRead More spend $300,000 to create an under-utilized and over-sized vacant lot that will only be usable for a few months out of the year? What is it with our town leads and spending blitheringly stupid amounts of money on vacant unused land for nothing??
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Jim Eastwood June 24, 2014 at 05:47 am
Igor and Porter you are Right On !!!! DUI Why a second Chance---WHO IS GOING TO PAY for theRead More Equipment and the Monitoring???? If you have a CDL(Commercial Drivers_ you get ONE SHOT--- they also have to file their Medical Physical Forms with the DMV yearly ) Why then give the Mom Driving her SUV(Some are State Reps(Writing the law) More Than one chance)) or the Illegals??? Think about the Exit 24 accident a couple of months ago !!!!!! Porter you are RIGHT SORRY ABOUT YOUR LOSS But POLITICIANS REALLY DON'T CARE(SOME OF THEM ARE DUI'S Also!!! DRUNK IS DRUNK and Existing LAWS are LAWS Enforce them!!
Igor June 24, 2014 at 07:37 am
Jim that's not fair. Politicians don't get DUIs. I remember talking to Ted Kennedy, well neverRead More mind.
Craig Zac July 3, 2014 at 09:01 am
but how will it know if its the person driving that's blowing into it? I can see drunks getting someRead More not so drunk person to blow in his breath thing! lol
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Craig Zac July 3, 2014 at 09:03 am
what do you expect? throwing a baby or kid in with a family who doesn't really want them or has noRead More emotional bond with them?
Craig Zac July 3, 2014 at 09:06 am
So who, at the DCF do we hold responsible for these deaths? Someone there has to be the person whoRead More signs off on these foster parents and ok's them to have kids placed with them... also someone has to be the one who decides what kid goes to whom... these folks should also be charged with homicides after the fact. Prison time might insure that the next people who fulfill these jobs do it with a little more effort!
Middletown Resident July 3, 2014 at 09:46 am
First of all, this article is misleading. "The death of nine children already this year thatRead More have been placed with families involved with the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, the agency is promising to investigate the issue and make improvements to guard against future fatalities, the Associated Press reports". Not all of these children were in foster homes, as you read it, take a look at one of the examples talking about the father allegedly throwing his daughter in her bassinet. The baby was not in a foster home, but was living with her mother. DCF was more than likely involved with that family and trying to work with them. I cannot say how the other deaths occurred and where the children were but I suspect they were with their families where DCF is involved. Craig Zac, I don't understand your comment about "throwing a baby of kid in with a family who doesn't really want them or has no emotional bond with them". Are you referring to an infant or child being placed in foster care? If so, I will tell you that we DO WANT THEM and we DO BOND WITH THEM!! I take these kids in when they need someone to take care of them, feed them, cloth them, love them and help them feel safe! I do it out of the kindness of my heart!
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Gus R. Horvath June 21, 2014 at 11:30 am
A 60 person petition is not impressive when there are 13,000+ voters. Again, apathy reigns. PlusRead More very few understand what this change means. It does not make it any easier to go to P&Z than to ZBA.
Jim Burris June 22, 2014 at 09:43 am
Gus, while apathy is an issue I can tell you that in this case the issue is with communication. IRead More am a neighbor, who would have signed the petition, and this is the first I am hearing about it. I understand your position but, to be clear, it is a far easier job to make a residential property, in a mixed zone district, a commercial property, than it is to make a residential property, in a residential district, commercial, period!
Elizabeth Page June 25, 2014 at 07:59 am
The current owners of the Madison Beach Hotel went to the trouble of obtaining new zoning for aRead More reason - they want it to be easier to do whatever they want with the hotel and the homes they've purchased surrounding the hotel. They plan to expand - or to sell to someone who plans to expand. Does the community want the hotel to expand? No. Unfortunately Madison doesn't protect the rights of homeowners who want to preserve the character of their community. They only protect the rights of those who wish to make changes. The only way to stop the encroachment is to hire lawyers and environmental experts and outspend them. This will require someone with deep pockets to come forward to fund and spearhead an organized action by the community. Will this happen? Stay tuned...
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Austin June 21, 2014 at 10:37 am
A smart town would install sidewalks on these new roads and in front of Hand which should have beenRead More done years ago
Judy Eide June 24, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Wondering when the road repair will be done on FT Path-right in front of the DPW for about 150 yardsRead More in either direction. The piecemeal patchwork isn't going to last. Please consider this for the next round of milling and repaving. You can see the three layers of pavement are in dire need of fixing, not just patching with left over material.
Joined by state lawmakers and advocate, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today held a bill signing ceremony at the Greenwich Animal Shelter to commemorate a new law that increases standards for state retail pet shops and breeders. PhotoFlickr.com.
Pop June 20, 2014 at 12:42 pm
Bob, Liberals like Dick Cheney ? The Dark Ages are over pal. DETROIT — The PresbyterianRead More Church (U.S.A.) voted at its General Assembly on Thursday to change its constitution’s definition of marriage from “a man and a woman” to “two people,” and to allow its ministers to perform same-sex marriages where it is legal. Both measures, passed by large majorities, are a reversal for a church that in 1991 and in 2008 barred its pastors from performing same-sex marriages, and that has held ecclesiastical trials for ministers who violated the ban and blessed gay couples. The Presbyterian Church, a historic mainline Protestant denomination that spans a broad spectrum from liberal to conservative evangelicals, has been mired in the debate over homosexuality for about three decades. The General Assembly’s decision in 2010 to ordain openly gay ministers caused many congregations, including some of the largest, to depart.
Conrad F. Heede June 20, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Perhaps I support the right to life as well, but you would not know because you are too busyRead More assigning labels and dismissing my point of view as does the typical bully on the playground. I suppose it is too much to expect people who hide behind pseudonyms to converse with respect.
Bob June 20, 2014 at 05:03 pm
Pop, You like Cheney now that he supports something you do?That's right vote with your emotions.Read More Wrong is still wrong. As far as churches, Jesus said himself many will be wrong in their teachings and these churches you mentioned are completely wrong to embrace something like this. You won't hear scriptures from them because there are none that support same sex marriage, they are no different than the what feels good liberal mindset. As for Conrad, not sure what "Perhaps" is implying, but the typical liberal and I would dare say majority of liberals would save a tree or whale before an unborn. If you don't realize that then you are following blindly. As for bully? No name calling came from me, just an opinion and the fact that you are jumping to the school yard bully points more to your liberalism. Rereading your posts, maybe you need to man up a little more in life, I wont say grow some, cause liberals would def. call that bullying. Go back to supporting your Gov. who says it's ok for you to drink chocolate milk.
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Rick June 19, 2014 at 06:24 am
No problem with Medical Mary Jane dispensary, as long as it's not in a residential area, and thoseRead More who need it, get it.
martin gerics June 19, 2014 at 07:15 am
CT. putting the "cart before the horse" by legalizing without having the industry toRead More support the new law has actually hurt patients. it costs them money to legally maintain their patient licenses each year and they still have no access to medicine. the people crying "not in my backyard in the cities and towns around the state are the only voices against these grow facilities and dispensaries being heard because their the only voices showing up at city and town debates. enough is enough! the law is in place! its time to deliver the product and open the already authorized dispensaries! end the patient suffering and end the high risk behavior they are forced to engage in by seeking medicine on the black market!
Craig Zac July 3, 2014 at 09:09 am
I have Wasting Syndrome, can I really get medical Pot? I mean, I haven't had a Dr. tell me I haveRead More it but my wife does all the time: "Honey, you're wasting time sleeping on the sofa".. "honey, why do you waste food, eat the left overs don't give em to the dog!", "honey, don't take so long in the shower, your wasting water"... Sheesh, I bet I can get a lot of Pot!!!
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Jim Belmont June 19, 2014 at 10:46 am
Interesting how the mudslingers don't include a last name with their rants. Pros and cons can beRead More debated without resorting to rude comments.
Matt June 19, 2014 at 10:30 pm
Not sure what a last name has to do with economics?? A last name is not required for a fact to be aRead More fact. And Madison losing business, losing homeowners, and losing appeal is a fact. And the cause of that being attitudes like yours is a fact. And thinking this is a good thing is indeed ignorant. Despite my username not containing my full name, address, phone number, and mother's maiden name, all of that remains to be true. If you found my comment to be so rude that you focus on that instead of topic at hand, you may not be ready for the internet.
Mike June 20, 2014 at 11:49 pm
Did you know that there used to be a 55 slip marina and restaurant at this property. It was calledRead More Cutlers Clam's. It is one of the towns oldest landings. The former Marina And Restaurant were only closed when emient domain took the property for the relocation of the RT 1 Bridge. The East River is also known as the Ancient Highway and had heavy ship traffic, even after the railroad came through, there was a drawbridge where the current fixed bridge is now. The East River and this property were a staple in this town for many generations, I hope it gets to be that good once again.
John Sheehan June 16, 2014 at 12:11 pm
Waterford Tax Collection rate for FY2014 is 99.78%. Tax Collection Rate for FY2013 was 99.0% andRead More for FY2012 it was 99.46%. I don't know what year these statistics are based upon but Waterford has always been 99% or better
Ted N June 16, 2014 at 01:55 pm
Only a politician would try to convince everyone that paying taxes is patriotic. Why then do theRead More very wealthy(politicians and corporations included) hide their money in off shore accounts? The property taxes in this state are some of the highest in the country and do nothing but increases every year. They increase without any regard of the income or a families ability to pay. I wonder why p Just where has this gotten us? A state that is over taxed and where half the residents would move if they could. Is there anyone doing anything about the high cost of living here? Yes, its now being labeled as patriotic.
Craig Zac June 25, 2014 at 07:59 am
NO paying taxes is not patriotic and collecting taxes is almost criminal! We get nothing in returnRead More for our taxes... no, we don't get roads, we don't get government services like all those agencies for every little thing (who apparently now also seem to all be armed and have the authority to shoot you for not complying) we don't get protection (unless you call pissing people off THEN fighting them off when they get fed up and attack us, protection) we actually get very little for the amount of taxes we pay. If our taxes went to all the above and even those not mentioned we'd only be paying out a 1/4 of what we are forced to give each week... so no, paying is NOT patriotic, you cannot force patriotism... and collecting taxes is criminal. And I say forced to pay because if you don't you will end up in prison or dead by the feds, the very people and equipment that the tax money bought and paid for! Stick em up sucka, I come fo yo taxes biotch!
Kimberlee Hollister Compostella June 15, 2014 at 11:22 pm
It does tell you if you select the map then tap on each town!!! However, it's missing the most taxedRead More areas, "the boroughs"!!! Jewett City pays Griswold taxes & then pays even more in taxes to the borough!!! That's why Jewett City will ALWAYS be rich owned w/ poor renting!!! Sad!!!
Ray J. Schettino Drywall LLC June 16, 2014 at 06:41 am
Nothing shows when you click Danbury or Brookfield.
Jean D. June 17, 2014 at 07:14 am
Fighting more tax collections is patriotic. We weren't built as a Socialist country for a goodRead More reason.
Catherine & Dennis June 15, 2014 at 09:00 pm
Will the Govt set aside money for these folks should they become sick years down the road. We haveRead More heard from folks who have worked at this facility in the past and said it would be impossible to find all of the waste buried there
Kimberlee Hollister Compostella June 15, 2014 at 11:18 pm
Seriously? My husband & I have worked Nuc for a combined 35 years & it's safer to NuclearRead More then any other profession!!! People are ignorant of facts!!!
Richards, Arthyr E. MSgt USAF ret. June 16, 2014 at 07:50 am
shouldnt UNC in Montville be on this list?
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Paul Chotkowski June 15, 2014 at 11:03 pm
THE INTERESTS OF THE TEACHERS UNIONS AND STUDENTS ARE NOT ALIGNED. It is not true that WHAT IS GOODRead More FOR THE UNION IS GOOD FOR TEACHERS nor is it true that WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE UNION IS GOOD FOR EDUCATION, or THE TOWN or THE COUNTRY”! A teacher, even many teachers may have the interest of their students at heart but the UNION IS ONLY INTERESTED IN WHAT IS GOOD FOR THE UNION and THE DEMOCRAT PARTY [a distinction looking for a difference]. In proof I offer the results of a simple free market experiment. When government coercion of teachers’ in the form of mandatory withholding of dues was eliminated union membership dropped. For example the Education Association Council lost 29% of its dues paying members and AFSCME Council 40 membership declined by a dramatic 61% since Act 10 became law. Stop extorting dues in CT and see who supports whom. Until then the State’s Unions will support the Democrat Party no matter what Governor Mao Loy or the corrupt CGA does - after all it is all about the money [oops should have said the children - my bad].
REVMAN July 4, 2014 at 07:07 am
I said it almost 6 years ago when they endorsed Obama and I'll say it again " You'll beRead More sorry". If they think Foley is bad wait until after the election.
REVMAN July 6, 2014 at 10:41 am
If your a teacher your a LIBERAL. (period) They also what and get FREEBEES.
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Bob Torcello June 16, 2014 at 02:38 pm
I've would vote yes if and only if the tolls were on the Interstates where they leave the state.Read More Just one direction going out of CT. That would put one on I91 north, two on I84 at Mass and NY lines and two on I95 at NY and RI lines. Amounts could be a few dollars. That won't interrupt local traffic.
Rick McDonald June 17, 2014 at 07:51 am
Put tolls at the Native American Reservation borders. They are sovereign nations after all.
mb June 18, 2014 at 05:31 pm
Didn't gas tax go up 30 years ago to make up for the loss of toll money? Having the tolls back,Read More would that mean that the gas tax is going down? I doubt it. They can do what ever they want after i move out of CT in a couple of years after my wife retires. This should be called gas double tax.
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