E-Cigarettes Now Regulated

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. Until now, the FDA could only regulate cigarettes, cigarette-related products and smokeless tobacco

Outgoing Senators Honored on Final Day

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Connecticut senators Andrew Maynard and Clark Chapin, who are retiring from the senate, were honored on their final day in the senate. Maynard, the Stonington Democrat, suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2014 when he fell off an outdoor staircase at his home.… Read More

North Carolina in Violation of Civil Rights

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The United States Department of Justice has sent a letter to the governor of North Carolina stating that the state’s transgender law violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. North Caroling enacted HB2 in March, requiring people to use bathrooms that correspond to the… Read More

Chimpanzee Attack Victim Rejecting Transplant

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Charla Nash was attacked and mauled by Travis the chimpanzee in February 2009. The attack blinded her while severing her nose, ears, and both hands, and severely lacerating her face Nash underwent a face transplant in 2011, and is now back in a… Read More

Motorcycle Safety Month

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Every month has a special event or significance that is followed for the entire month. May marks the beginning of Motorcycle Safety Month, and Connecticut State Troopers have some tips to help keep riders safe. Riding a motorcycle safely and properly is a… Read More

May is Motorcycle Safety Month

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Every month has a special event or significance that is followed for the entire month. May marks the beginning of Motorcycle Safety Month, and Connecticut State Troopers have some tips to help keep riders safe. Riding a motorcycle safely and properly is a… Read More

Police Officer Position Available in Plainfield

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BELOW IS TAKEN FROM THE PLAINFIELD CONNECTICUT POLICE WEB SITE     The Plainfield Police Department would like to thank you for your interest in employment with our Department. We are very dedicated in our objective to hire only the most qualified individuals… Read More

GRISWOLD PRIDE HAS SUCCESSFUL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

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Griswold Pride held it’s 3rd Bi-Annual Drug Take Back event on Saturday with the help of area Pride members and the Connecticut State Police. Drug take back days are events where you can safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescription medications.  The medications… Read More

Medical Marijuana for Children

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A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut’s medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle. The Senate late Friday voted 23-11 in favor of the bill, which already passed in the House of Representatives. It… Read More

Nissan Recalls 4 Million Cars

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4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. Nissan North America, Inc. announced that 3.2 million cars may have a problem… Read More

Potential Criminal Activity at Plainfield High School

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In a press release from the Plainfield Police Department.. On April 27th, the Plainfield Police Department was notified by Plainfield Public School Administration of a potential criminal incident that occurred outside of Plainfield Schools and outside of school activities. During the investigation information… Read More

Plainfield School Administrator Placed On Leave

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The Plainfield Police Department was notified of a criminal incident which had occurred outside of Plainfield schools, and during the course of their investigation, another incident between the student and the faculty member took place. After the second incident, the Plainfield Superintendent of… Read More

$12 an Hour Minimum Wage Sought

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Connecticut’s Democratic senators are proposing to increase the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. The senators proposed the change as part of a late-session amendment Thursday evening. Connecticut just raised the minimum wage to $9.60 an hour this year, a… Read More

Malloy + Connecticut Legislature = IMPASSE

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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy says he absolutely, will not, sign a budget passed by the Democratic controlled legislature that wasn’t negotiated with his office. Malloy stated that he will veto whatever the General Assembly passes before the session ends May 4 and… Read More

Use Of Social Media Leads To Arrest

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Law enforcement personnel throughout the state have been receiving frequent complaints from citizens about reckless motorcycle and ATV riders on our highways and local roads. Unfortunately, many times the offenders are gone before the Troopers arrive on scene. However, Troopers are now using… Read More

Motorcycle Accident In Plainfield

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On April 27, 2016 at approximately 5:23 P.M., Officers from the Plainfield Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident located on Canterbury Road. Kevin White (7-2-1962) was operating his 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle with passenger, Christine Matton (4-14-1967), traveling eastbound on Canterbury Road. The… Read More

State Layoff Totals Mounting

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The current amount of layoff notices given to Connecticut state workers continues to grow by the day. 28 employees from the Department of Corrections and eight from the Department of Mental Health were given layoff notices yesterday. Just after 4:00 p.m.today, fourteen employees… Read More