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Fire Chief Says Connecticut Mosque Fire Appears to Be Arson

A weekend fire at a Connecticut mosque is being investigated as arson. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators found evidence showing the fire at the Diyanet Mosque was intentionally set and a criminal investigation involving state and …

Connecticut Crumbling Foundations Entity Halts Approval of New Work

The entity overseeing distribution of state funds to help Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations has ceased authorizing new foundation construction work until it receives a payment from the state Department of Housing. Michael Maglaras, superintendent of the Connecticut Foundation Solutions …

Connecticut Governor Lamont Fills Top Public Health, Insurance Agency Jobs

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced his choices to lead the departments of public health and insurance. The Democrat is nominating Renee D. Coleman-Mitchell, a health care executive, to oversee the health department. Coleman-Mitchell is executive director of Cougar Health …

Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Wade to Step Down

Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Katharine Wade plans to step down from her position on December 19, 2018. Connecticut’s incoming Governor-elect Ned Lamont, who is set to take office on January 9, will appoint a new commissioner. Connecticut Insurance Department Life …

Connecticut Crumbling Foundations Fund Receives Delayed $19M

The new entity charged with overseeing the distribution of state funds to help Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations has finally received a long-awaited $19 million. Michael Maglaras, superintendent of the Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, told The Associated Press on …