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  • State lawmakers propose sales, income tax increases

    HARTFORD — Taxes could soon be on the rise if a new house bill passes. House bill 7322 seeks to increase the sales tax up to 6.99 percent from its current rate of 6.35 percent and increase the income tax for some state residents. Other aspects of the bill would help towns generate more money by increasing state owned property payments. Properties like colleges and hospitals owned by the state would see an increase of their payments to their towns by roughly […]

  • Today is Tax Day. Here’s what you need to know

    HARTFORD — Tuesday is officially Tax Day, which means it is the last day to file your taxes. Tax Day normally falls on April 15 but since that date fell on a weekend, and a holiday weekend at that this year, it was moved to Tuesday, April 18. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, and you think you may need an extension, you have some options. When it comes to federal taxes for individuals, you must fill out form 4868. The […]

  • Kirui and Kiplagat debut as winners of Boston Marathon

    BOSTON — Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat — both making their Boston debuts — ran to victory in Monday’s 121st running of the Boston Marathon. Kirui outran Galen Rupp of the U.S. to take the men’s race in an official time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds. Rupp, also running his first Boston, trailed by 21 seconds. Kiplagat opened up a big lead heading into the dreaded Newton hills, and won in an official 2 hours, 21 minutes, 52 seconds. […]