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Posted inMoney

New Haven—Hartford—Springfield rail upgrade on track

A $365 million project is underway to upgrade Connecticut’s 62-mile rail corridor and enable Amtrak to run 16 of trains along the New Haven-to-Hartford-to-Springfield track each day, up from the current six. That project—which includes adding tracks and fixing bridges and culverts — is on track to be completed some time in late 2016.

Posted inEducation

Malloy doesn’t expect Gateway site will house migrant kids

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was skeptical Friday that a former community college building in New Haven would be of any help to federal officials looking to house thousands of migrant children in Connecticut. The governor – who noted earlier this week that the Gateway Community College structure was being reviewed – said it never was targeted as a possible residence for the children.