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They’re smelly, noisy and dangerous. Let’s move away from gas-powered equipment

There’s a bill in the legislature now that contains sections that would be a small but important step to improve public health and to protect a livable climate.  The bill, SBÍ1145, provides money incentives to businesses that sell battery or electric-powered small off-road equipment like lawn mowers and leaf blowers.

Turning Back the Pages

100 years ago — April 1923

I. Kent Fulton has joined the brokerage firm of Adams Merrill and Co. of Hartford.


A.T. Tufo has closed his shoe-making business and has also sold his place at Lincoln City to Peter Brazzale. Mr. Tufo expects to move to Watertown, N.Y.


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The local newspaper can be greater than the sum of its parts. Today, people can find out what will happen with the weather by reaching for the phone in their pocket.

Early voting — approved by voters —won’t be simple to put into practice

With a state constitutional amendment last November, Connecticut voters approved early voting in principle, but practice will be complicated and the details have been left to the General Assembly. Fortunately the new secretary of the state, Stephanie Thomas, has proposed sensible answers to the major questions.



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