Pizza Place and Trump

Local Pizza Place Owner Sparkles a Facebook Debate over His Support for Trump

Some New Haveners are planning to boycott Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana because one of the co-owners is an apparent supporter of the current president. Gary Bimonte, the businessman in question, has posted a thank you note to Trump because American steel is being used in construction jobs. He was also photographed holding a “Deplorables for […]

Connecticut Gambling

Connecticut Gambling in Decline — Online Might Be the Key

Even though all eyes of the state authorities are on sports betting these days, Native tribes have something else in mind. Rodney Butler of Mashantucket Pequot tribes pointed out how Jersey’s online gambling scene was bringing in more money to casinos. Also, the long-serving chairman of eight years mentioned that this money meant more tax revenue for the state.

The tribes see a fitting companion for mobile sports in iGaming. They say that allowing customers to play slots for free and win real money is the best way to attract them. “Feeding off each other, these two formed a successful marriage together,” said Butler.

Hemp plant grown in the field

Connecticut Approves Over 30 Hemp Grower Licenses for Pilot Research

Hartford, CT — The Department of Agriculture has recently processed many applications for hemp growing licenses. Industrial hemp growing season is well on its way. The growers will be included in Connecticut’s new pilot study project. Last week, the DOA accepted 35 hemp licenses, and another 24 are waiting for approval. Bryan Hurlburt, the DOA […]

Boatyard Mystic in Connecticut

Mystic, CT Community Divided over Boatyard Development Project

Mystic, Connecticut — Noank Shipyard and Seaport Marine’s owners are planning new reconstructions on their Mystic River 11-acre boatyard. While the boatyard currently has a restaurant, storage space for boats, and a warehouse, the owners are planning to revitalize it. Noank Shipyard’s owners want to attract more locals to their property. By adding child-friendly spaces […]