All-new Two Roads Beer Garden coming to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard

By CHELSEA MERRITT

(Bridgeport) – The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the opening of the all-new Two Roads Beer Garden at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2015 season. The Bluefish have partnered with Two Roads Brewery of Stratford, to open this brand new Beer Garden down the Ballpark’s right field line.

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Murphy urges health care options closer to home for Connecticut veterans

Secretary McDonald: “We’re going to work with you on that.”

WASHINGTON – During a U.S. Senate Appropriations Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) urged Secretary Robert A. McDonald of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide Connecticut veterans with more health care options close to home. Addressing the newly instated Veterans Choice Program, Murphy pressed McDonald to change a rule that prohibits individuals who live within 40 miles of a VA health care center from seeking care from non-VA facilities. Murphy explained how this rule creates a great hassle for many Connecticut veterans who live within 40 miles of a VA facility in New York City and are then forced to spend upwards of 2-3 hours sitting in traffic to simply see a doctor.

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Blumenthal and colleagues weigh in against Time warner Cable/Comcast merger

(Washington, DC) – Ahead of a Wednesday meeting between federal regulators and Comcast—which is currently trying to acquire Time Warner Cable (TWC)—U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) joined a coalition of Senators in pressing the agencies that are reviewing the deal to act in the best interest of American consumers by blocking it.

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