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Lack Of Swimming; Hole In District

Lack Of Swimming; Hole In District

The groundbreaking this morning of the new South Wilton High School (Expected completion: August 2010) was a bit history-making in that it will be the first public school building built in the city in the last thirty years that will not have an elaborate swimming facility as part of the design. Why? Let’s go back…

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Breaking: Former Arcade Owner Suing City Over 1981 Arrest

Breaking: Former Arcade Owner Suing City Over 1981 Arrest

Daniel D. Merton of the South Pepper Street neighborhood filed suit late yesterday against the City Council, municipal government, Mayor Wilders, four former city council members and two retired police officers over a 1981 arrest and conviction under the recently-repealed city ordinance banning the presence of stand-alone gaming devices within city limits.The measure – repealed…

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Stuff Sullivan’s “Cylinder of Dominance”

Stuff Sullivan’s “Cylinder of Dominance”

City Council voted Friday to close a loophole in the City Charter that had allowed for one of the odder legal battles in recent history. By a 5-1 margin, council decided to bring the city’s air-rights definitions into conformance with state and federal standards. For years, the city’s disinclination to define where a property owner’s…

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