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All the news affecting our towns and cities — at your fingertips

The digital format for CCM’s flagship magazine gives you the same insightful local and state government news coverage you’ve come to expect, but with new speed and accessibility. It's the indispensable news source for CCM Municipal Members and Municipal Business Associate members — and anyone who wants to stay up to date on any issues affecting Connecticut's towns and cities.


Innovative Ideas: Economic Development

September 2021

In the pages of Connecticut Town & City magazine, we have featured dozens of stories about economic development over the years. These innovative ideas are the foundation of town and city life in the state of Connecticut – whether we are boosting businesses, funding the arts, or capping a stubborn brownfield, our state relies on municipalities to be vessels of economic growth and to be a welcome home to residents old and new alike. In this special issue of Connecticut Town & City: Innovative Ideas, we will bring together a wide array of these ideas that helped a municipality say to prospective businesses and residents – “Welcome to Connecticut, we are ready to do business.”

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Innovative Ideas for Managing Local Governments: A Connecticut Town & City Compendium

July 2021

We are pleased to present Innovative Ideas for Managing Local Governments: A Connecticut Town & City Compendium – our 34th annual compilation to help municipal leaders run local governments more effectively and efficiently. These ideas save taxpayers money while providing municipal services that enhance community life.

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Governor Lamont Meets with CCM Advisory Committee: American Rescue Plan

May 2021

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Equity Matters: CT&C Special Issue

April 2021

This CCM Town and City special publication on Racial Equity is provided to help sustain public attention on racial equity and to suggest what we can do in our towns and cities to move toward more racial equity. It includes a series of articles, OPED’s, and podcast summaries on the racial equity work that CCM and municipalities have done over the past year. And it includes more detail on some of the events/convenings we have sponsored in recent months. Finally, this publication shares, once again, CCM’s Racial Equity Toolkit and the Municipal Checklist with its practical recommendations to achieve a more inclusive, more representative, more equitable local government.