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Middletown Area Transit to cut evening buses due to “serious financial issues”

Middletown Area Transit will begin cutting its evening bus service next month due to years of financial difficulties and funding cuts, leaving some city residents without transportation after 6:30 p.m.

The financial problems stem back at least three years ago, according to area lawmakers, and were further complicated by a 2 percent cut in state funds by the Department of Transportation. 

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Connecticut’s slow income growth tied to population decline?

Connecticut has experienced remarkably slow growth in personal income, according to a study conducted by Pew Charitable Trusts, and that slow growth may be tied to Connecticut’s declining population.

Two separate studies – one showing personal income growth across the states and the second showing which states gained and lost population – appear to have a lot in common.

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