Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Grand jury investigating John Rowland ties to Wilson-Foley

By Jordan Fenster
Staff Reporter
A federal grand jury is investigating former Gov. John Rowland over his ties to Lisa Wilson-Foley's 5th District Congress campaign.

The grand jury was convened after it was revealed that Rowland was working as an “unpaid” volunteer for Wilson-Foley’s campaign while at the same time being paid $30,000 to work as a “consultant” for a business owned by Wilson-Foley’s husband, Brian Foley.

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Man accused of lying to police again in Smolinski disappearance

By Phyllis Swebilius
Register Staff
DERBY — Chad Hanson, 32, who has been identified in court papers as a suspect in the disappearance of Waterbury resident William Smolinski eight years ago, has been arrested again.

Hanson was charged with making a false report concerning injury or death, a felony, after state officials made a fruitless, 10-day search for Smolinski’s body at a wooded area in Oxford.

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Saturday, June 9, 2012

Follow the Register's coverage of the campaign finance scandal

Readers can find all stories related to the race for the 5th district, and the Chris Donovan campaign finance scandal here.

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Sunday, June 3, 2012

Ex-state workers collecting big pensions, 469 retirees receiving more than $100K per year