Has Art Left Westport?
0 comments, 06/11/2015, by in CIVICS, VIDEO

Nothing like a little social commentary to start your morning, right? Everything I know about Westport I have learned from TV and the internet. If you find yourself in the same situation perhaps this video will serve to broaden our knowledge of this gem. Via Reddit Image via Westport.gov Read more...

More Funding Could Be On The Way For Lyme Disease
0 comments, 06/08/2015, by in CIVICS

Sen. Bluementhal is looking to increase funding for research and treatment of Lyme disease. He has reintroduces the Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Protection, Education and Research Act, which is meant to increase awareness and reporting of the disease. My knowledge of Lyme is limited to the bulls-e... Read more...

Sh!tty Shoplifter In Middletown
0 comments, 06/02/2015, by in CIVICS

Shoplifting is a crime that hurts everyone. Businesses hit by shoplifters have to spend money investing in better security measures and that cost gets passed on to the consumer. Long story short? Don't shoplift. Also, don't shoplift and then shit all over the store. That's just wrong. One Ashley ... Read more...

CT: We Aren’t Too Fat!
0 comments, 05/27/2015, by in CIVICS

Good work CT, we aren't the fattest people in the country! That distinction belongs to Mississippi. CT has the 10th lowest obesity rate with 24.9% of the population considered obese. The Gallup Poll results were just released in a well-being survey. Nationally the obesity rate rose to 27.7% in 2... Read more...

CT Ghost Town Back On The Market
0 comments, 05/26/2015, by in CIVICS, VIDEO

If you ever wanted to own a ghost town in CT here is your second chance. Johnsonville Village went up for auction back in October eventually selling for $1.9 million. The buyer's financing fell through and now the town is back on the market to the tune of $2.4 million. Search your cushions and make ... Read more...

Highway Party Poopers

Let's face it, on 3 day weekends we all tend to party a bit more than usual, and yes I'm one of you.With that said, it's the morning of day three and there have already been 17 DUI arrests by the CT State Troopers. That's on top of about 700 speeding and 800 seat belt/phone tickets, believe me the c... Read more...

And You Thought Our Highways Were Bad
0 comments, 05/20/2015, by in CIVICS

A new report ranks CT's rural roads as the most dangerous in the country. The report was released by TRIP, who according to their website "is a private nonprofit organization that researches, evaluates and distributes economic and technical data on surface transportation issues". Our back roads c... Read more...

Feeling Gassed From Car Taxes?
0 comments, 05/18/2015, by in CIVICS

“Let me tell you how it will be, There’s one for you, nineteen for me, ‘Cause I’m the Taxman, Yeah, I’m the Taxman.”–George Harrison Give a greedy government the chance, as Harrison snarled in that Beatles tune about 50 years ago (nothing’s really changed), and it will tax the str... Read more...