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  • Standard Oil Of Bridgeport Dropping Fuel Oil Price For Lock-Ins

    About 8,000 fuel oil customers who locked into contracts at record-high heating oil prices last summer are in for a nice surprise — that is, if they're still looking to buy oil. Standard Oil of Connecticut, a Bridgeport company that sells heating...
  • Rethinking my position on the `Ground Zero mosque'

     
    I miss the Newt (Gingrich) of old, the one who was all about goofy futurism and a boyish love of dinosaurs....(But) with a few exceptions (and there are a few), the behavior of Republican politicians and conservative pundits in this......
  • Black Vote Is Key In House Races

    At least 10 white Democrats in highly competitive U.S. House races are counting on a surge of black voters to carry them into office. Many of the races are in Southern states where African Americans make up a sizable minority. But the dynamic is also...
  • Buyers rediscover the FHA home loan

    The federal government helped create the mortgage industry in 1934 by insuring long-term housing loans, but it largely disappeared from the market in recent years as private lenders led the mortgage boom. Now government loans may once again be finding a...
  • Galante Donors Gave To Senator

    Contributions from associates and friends of now-indicted garbage executive James Galante to the 2004 presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman have sparked the interest of federal investigators. Lieberman's bid for the White House took in at...
  • Doctors, Consumer Groups Take Aim At UnitedHealthcare

    If UnitedHealthcare acquires the Northeast operations of its smaller competitor Health Net, the larger insurer won't provide enough coverage in rural areas, will control a lopsided share of the Fairfield County medical market, will likely increase...
  • Teen, 13, Dies After 50-Foot Tree Falls On Her

    Teen, 13, Dies After 50-Foot Tree Falls On Her
    A teenager died in a freak accident after a large tree fell on her during an end-of-school-year party at her Connecticut home, PIX News has learned. Authorities say 13-year-old Catherine Burke was hosting a party at her Smoke Hill Drive residence on...
  • West Hartford's Blum Shapiro Plans Big Expansion To Fairfield County

    Blum, Shapiro & Co., the West Hartford-based accounting and consulting firm, is leasing larger quarters in Fairfield County to accommodate anticipated growth in the next three years that could more than double the firm's employment in southeastern...
  • Flaw Found In State's Upbeat Foreclosure Data

    A report showing a dramatic drop in June foreclosure filings Thursday may have raised some hopes that the crisis is nearly over. It was, after all, the third straight month of declines for Connecticut. But the statistics released Thursday are probably...
  • Helpful Phone Numbers And Local Emergency Shelters

    Toll-free domestic violence hotlines: Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • McMahon Aide Subpoenaed In Nevada Ethics Case

    A top political adviser to Linda McMahon, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, has been subpoenaed in the controversy surrounding U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada. Mike Slanker, who served as the chief political adviser to Ensign when Ensign ran...
  • A Tale Of Two Non-Voters

    The Republican field running for U.S. Senate features two candidates who acknowledge a history of non-participation in the electoral process. Does it matter? Linda McMahon seems to think so. Writing on her blog the other day, McMahon says she's sorry...