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GHANAIAN WOMEN UP AGAINST U.S.

-OWNED GOLD MINE THAT DESTROYED THEIR FARMS (GIN/Inquiring News-CT/MA) – On the website of the Colorado-based Newmont mine, the top page reads in bold letters: “Culture of Zero Harm.” This might come as a surprise to the Ghanaian women of Dormaa-Kantinka whose farms have been threatened and/or seized by the company many thousands of miles […]

Local News

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Receives $10K

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Receives $10,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has received a $10,000 grant from the PSEG Foundation and the Corporate, Culture, and Citizenship Department on behalf of the Zoo’s Conservation Discovery Corps (CDC). The PSEG Foundation provides grants where PSEG Power Connecticut does business, including Bridgeport and […]

Commentary

Harder for Minorities to Own Media Companies

OPINION: The Justice Department Could Make it Harder for Minorities to Own Media Companies NATION – (By. Armstrong Williams (NNPA / Inquiring News-CT/MA) – As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, the necessity for that diversity to be reflected in business becomes all the more important. As one of only three African American owned TV […]

State News

A Conversation That Is Long Overdue…

A Conversation That Is Long Overdue… By State Senator Douglas McCrory As a new year begins, many of us are looking back on 2017 as a difficult year for a variety of reasons. Nationally, we are coming to terms with the realities of an unorthodox president. On the state level, we are facing one fiscal […]

State News

State Treasurer Dennis Nappier to Retire

A FAREWELL TO A TREASURED LADY A FAREWELL TO A TREASURED LADY , Will End Record-Setting Tenure Next Year HARTFORD – Inquiring News-CT/MA-1-10-18) – Denise L. Nappier, having served as State Treasurer for nearly two decades – the longest tenure in modern Connecticut history – announced today that she will not seek re-election this year. […]

Arts & Entertainment

SPIRIT TO INCREASE FLIGHTS TO ST. THOMAS IN FEBRUARY

SPIRIT TO INCREASE FLIGHTS TO ST. THOMAS IN FEBRUARY U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – On the heels of her visit to New York and Atlanta in November, U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty is reporting a planned increase in air service to the Territory following a meeting with Spirit Airlines in South Florida this […]

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HARTFORD SOCCER STADIUM DEVELOPER SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON

HARTFORD SOCCER STADIUM DEVELOPER SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS IN PRISON Hartford – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JAMES C. DUCKETT JR., 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his […]