Malloy signs law letting Connecticut tribes build East Windsor casino

HARTFORD >> Bookended by the two tribal chairmen, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ceremonially signed legislation that allows the tribes to move forward with plans for an East Windsor casino. Malloy had actually signed the legislation into law three weeks ago, but he did take a new step on Thursday when he signed documents amending the memorandums of understanding the state has with the two tribes. Read More of  Malloy signs law letting Connecticut tribes build East Windsor casino

Tribes, governor sign changes to compact allowing new casino

Read more of  Tribes, governor sign changes to compact allowing new casino HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It’s now up to the General Assembly and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve an agreement that could lead to a new satellite tribal casino in Connecticut. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal leaders on Thursday signed amended compacts and memoranda of understanding between the state and the two federally recognized tribes. The revised agreements ensure the proposed, jointly owned casino the tribes want to build in East Read More …

Enfield, EWindsor residents see mixed results after bringing Scantic River misuse to attention of local officials

It’s been a month since residents in Enfield and East Windsor sounded the alarm on recurring abuse affecting a natural resource both towns share — the Scantic River. Read more of  Enfield, EWindsor residents see mixed results after bringing Scantic River misuse to attention of local officials

Governor Malloy to hold signing ceremony Thursday clearing way for third CT casino

Read more of  Governor Malloy to hold signing ceremony Thursday clearing way for third CT casino HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Dannel Malloy is holding a bill signing ceremony on Thursday to mark the final passage of a new casino bill. It allows a third casino to be built in East Windsor. Related Content: Gov. Malloy signs legislation to authorize casino in East Windsor The new casino will be run by the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes. MGM, which is putting up a casino in Springfield, Mass., is vowing to fight the move Read More …

South Windsor Police announce retirement of police car with humorous obituary

Read more of  South Windsor Police announce retirement of police car with humorous obituary SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — Members of the South Windsor Police Department‘s Support Services Staff announced the retirement of a police car with a humorous obituary on Facebook on Monday. South Windsor Police posted an obituary for the car on their Facebook page on Tuesday that read: A Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, born November 2011 in West Haven CT at Fleet Auto passed away on Monday July 17, 2017 in the company of Sgt Prescher on John Fitch Read More …

Rescued boater Nathan Carman’s family claims he killed grandfather, seeks to block inheritance

Read more of  Rescued boater Nathan Carman’s family claims he killed grandfather, seeks to block inheritance (ABC News) — The family of a 23-year-old man who was found after seven days missing at sea is trying to prevent him from inheriting millions following his wealthy grandfather’s homicide. Attorneys for the aunts of Nathan Carman filed a petition Monday that alleges he killed his grandfather “out of malice and greed” and asks the court to block the sizable inheritance he now stands to gain. The petition, which lists the three sisters of Nathan’s mother, Read More …

Community News For The Enfield Edition

Ice Cream Social EAST WINDSOR — On Saturday August 12, from 1 to 3 p.m., the East Windsor Historical Society will celebrate the bicentennial of the East Windsor Academy and the grand opening of the newly restored Osborn House. The event is free and open to the public. Located at 115 Scantic Road,… <hr /> Read more of  <strong><span style=”color: #ff0000;”><a style=”color: #ff0000;” href=”http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Enfield-CourantCommunity/~3/ECx5FnrN5z0/hc-en-0720-enfield-20170717-story.html” target=”_new”>Community News For The Enfield Edition</a></span></strong>

East Windsor Police searching for stolen truck

Read more of  East Windsor Police searching for stolen truck EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in East Windsor are asking the public for help in trying to track down a stolen truck. A red, 1970 Ford truck was sitting on display on Thursday when a suspect stole it. (Photo Courtesy: East Windsor Police Department) In images released from a surveillance video, a suspect can be seen stopping in front of the truck and getting out of his own vehicle before taking the classic truck. Police are asking anyone with information to Read More …