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  • Perez Resigns; Segarra Sworn In

    Perez Resigns; Segarra Sworn In
    After a week of uncertainty about when Mayor Eddie A. Perez would resign following his conviction on corruption charges, the transition occurred Friday in the span of a minute. Pledging to change the way city government is run, Pedro Ernesto Segarra, the...
  • Dodd To Have Prostate Surgery, Still Running For Re-election

    When U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer after his annual physical in June, he kept the news largely private. It was a busy few weeks - Dodd was working on a bill to overhaul the health care system, shepherding...
  • Kleen Energy Plant's General Contractor Has Solid Reputation, Past Controversy

    Kleen Energy Plant's General Contractor Has Solid Reputation, Past Controversy
    O&G Industries, the general contractor for the Kleen Energy plant that exploded Sunday, is no stranger to sensitive projects, or to controversy, despite a strong reputation in the business. The 87-year old politically connected construction firm based in...
  • Anthrax Suspected In State

    In a case that is baffling federal and state investigators, a 94-year-old Oxford woman was in critical condition Tuesday at Griffin Hospital in Derby after testing positive for the potentially deadly form of inhalation anthrax. FBI investigators and Gov....
  • Governor's Mansion Enhanced More Than $800,000 In Donations

    Corporations and wealthy benefactors during former Gov. John G. Rowland's tenure donated more than $800,000 to fill the governor's mansion with brass candlesticks, Oriental rugs, teapots and other expensive antiques, records released Monday show. The...
  • Rowlands Leave Mansion For Private Life

    Gov. John G. Rowland marked his last full day in office Wednesday with a flurry of appointments, a terse farewell and a low-profile move out of the Executive Residence to a new home in West Hartford. While state workers carried files, photos and...
  • Governor's Hot Tub Well-traveled

    How many movers does it take to haul a hot tub? If it belongs to Gov. John G. Rowland, the answer appears to be five -- plus a state Department of Public Works employee to supervise the job. That's according to bills from a private mover who lugged...
  • Focus Turns To Mansion investigators Subpoena Construction Records

    Federal law enforcement officials sharpened their investigative focus on Gov. John G. Rowland this week, serving a grand jury subpoena demanding all records of construction and renovations to the governor's mansion in Hartford for the past eight years....
  • Deck The Walls Tips From The Artist In Temporary Residence At The Governor's Mansion

    Bulging boxes blocked the sunlight from Patty Rowland's porch. Inside the living room stood a Christmas tree, bare but for a few strings of lights. Off in the sunroom, there were more boxes, and ornaments on every table surface, awaiting their assignment...
  • Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly

    Act Of War: With Chilling Precision, Terrorists Deliver Death As America Watches Helplessly
    America's sense of security was smashed with apocalyptic fury Tuesday when the most destructive and meticulously planned terror attack in history shattered two of the country's most potent symbols. Shortly after leaving Boston, American Airlines Flight...
  • His Honor, Mayor Philip A. Giordano: Vain, Power-Hungry, Sexually Obsessed And Increasingly Reckless

    To the extent that such events can be fixed in time, the moment Mayor Philip A. Giordano's obsession with sex jumped from back-alley gossip to pressing political business occurred at the end of a corny downtown Christmas pageant. Giordano backers, the...
  • Grim Day For Ganim: Convictions Portray Dark Side Of Bridgeport's Revival In 1990s

    Joseph P. Ganim, once the wildly popular mayor of Bridgeport and a leading candidate for governor, was found guilty Wednesday of collecting more than a half-million dollars in bribes and kickbacks while leading one of the poorest cities in the country. A...