Metro-Hartford Alliance

  • Opinion: MDC-Niagara debacle breeds deep cynicism

    Terry Cowgill lives in Lakeville, blogs at ctdevilsadvocate.com and is news editor of The Berkshire Record in Great Barrington, Mass. Follow him on Twitter @terrycowgill. The military has all kinds of colorful terms for situations that turn into disasters of varying degrees. Unfortunately — or fortunately, depending on your point of view — most of…

  • Committee passes two bills related to controversial MDC-Niagara deal

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The legislature’s Planning and Development Committee on Friday approved a bill that prioritizes residential water customers over commercial bottling companies during a drought, and also another bill to make the local tax abatement process for developers more transparent for taxpayers.