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Bernie Loubier
September 07, 2019 - 3:09 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut state employee whose guns were seized after he allegedly made threatening comments to co-workers has been fired. The Hartford Courant reports the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced the firing of John Hirschfeld on Saturday. Police...
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Bernie Loubier
August 04, 2019 - 8:21 am
Westport, CT - WTIC 1080 News - The Westport Fire Department Marine Unit was notified of a reported sewage leak in the Saugatuck River around 1:30 Saturday afternoon. A leak was found what appeared to be sewage was flowing up from under the river to the surface. Several agencies were notifed...
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Matt Dwyer
August 02, 2019 - 3:14 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is making $7.5 million available to fund clean air projects. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Friday this money comes from the state's share of a national settlement in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. It's the second round...
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John Silva
June 13, 2019 - 9:57 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Just over a year after it was closed following a violent tornado outbreak, Hamden's Sleeping Giant Park will reopen on Friday. Governor Ned Lamont and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes in a joint statement say the park will...
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