West Haven’s mayor suspended the city attorney Tuesday after the CT Mirror reported he funneled city legal work to his private law firm.
Keep up with the latest reporting from CT Mirror’s investigative team.
Audit of CT’s hazmat program shows missing documentation
The narrowly tailored audit, launched in wake of the Kosta Diamantis scandal, noted a months-long gap in proper documentation of hazmat work
Home care providers: A growing but unregulated industry
The shift away from long-term care facilities has exposed a home care industry that operates with little oversight.
Advocates fear rising inequality in CT elder care services
As more CT residents choose elder care outside of nursing homes, advocates worry access to services for the aging will become more unequal.
Director of controversial school construction grant program resigns
Douglas Rogers, hired to replace Konstantinos Diamantis to steer CT’s school construction grant program, resigned after barely four months.
Connecticut’s nursing homes are facing an uncertain future
Connecticut’s nursing homes, which have 20,000 residents, are facing pressure from all sides — financial, legal and internal.
Wife of ex-lawmaker Michael DiMassa sentenced to 6 months
Lauren DiMassa was sentenced to six months in prison for conspiracy despite the fact that she is 23 weeks pregnant.
Former West Haven employee sentenced to prison for fraud
John Bernardo was sentenced to 13 months for his part in a scheme to steal COVID funds. Former Rep. Michael DiMassa will be sentenced soon.
This CT town might buy first selectwoman’s family’s land for new school
Questions of ethics and conflicts are swirling around a proposal to buy land owned by the mother-in-law of Willington’s first selectwoman.
CT paid $1.4M for unauthorized work at former hospital, state says
Officials say they are investigating how much work was done by AAIS, which was paid for asbestos cleanup at Cedarcrest in Newington.
CT unclaimed property fund hits $1.4B, despite $71M returned
CT has now amassed more than $1.4 billion in various financial assets that could be claimed through the unclaimed property program.
State says it won’t pay New London for school demolition work
New London officials say Kosta Diamantis told them to hire one company for remediation, but the state says it should have solicited bids.
State fires hazmat company involved in Diamantis investigation
AAIS of West Haven, which received the bulk of CT remediation work in recent years, is ensnared in the investigation into Kosta Diamantis.
CT school construction program audit done, but questions remain
The audit did not review interactions between school districts and the school construction grants program, administered by Kosta Diamantis.
Lawsuits, fines, complaints put pressure on Athena nursing homes
Athena Health Care Systems, one of the biggest long-term care providers in CT, has come under scrutiny in three New England states.