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The state of Connecticut and Amtrak do not have a shared agreement that makes tickets bought through the rail giant and ones purchased by local students and CTrail passengers equal.

Plastic water bottles.
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A ban on plastic water bottles originally set to take effect on New Year's Day in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, has been pushed back until the spring.

Outgoing Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy acknowledged capacity problems on a newly-established rail line.
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Outgoing Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has acknowledged that there have been some capacity problems on a newly-established rail line.

Connecticut passengers without certain train tickets continue to experience second-class treatment on Amtrak trains servicing the Hartford Line.

Massachusetts Income Tax Drops A Little In 2019

Dec 26, 2018
The Massachusetts income tax rate will be reduced slightly in 2019, to 5.05 percent
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Massachusetts residents will see their income taxes reduced in 2019. While it amounts to hundreds of millions of dollars collectively, it's probably not much to individuals.

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