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The Record-Journal
Democratic candidate drops out of Meriden council raceMERIDEN — The Democratic candidate for the open City Council Area 1 seat has dr
Democratic candidate drops out of Meriden council race
The Record-Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
MERIDEN — The Democratic candidate for the open City Council Area 1 seat has dropped out of the race for personal reasons, a party official said Thursday. Democratic Town Chairwoman Millie Torres-Ferguson said she received a letter from Carlos... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Taxes, development issues in Southington electionSOUTHINGTON – Development, taxes and infrastructure projects will likely be on
Taxes, development issues in Southington election
The Record-Journal / Posted 12 hours ago
SOUTHINGTON – Development, taxes and infrastructure projects will likely be on voters’ minds for this November’s municipal elections. Republicans have held a majority of the Town Council and other boards and commissions since 2009. Party officials... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Bronin Defends Choice to Send Kids to Private SchoolA well-known education voice in Connecticut was critical of Hartford mayoral ca
Bronin Defends Choice to Send Kids to Private School
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
A well-known education voice in Connecticut was critical of Hartford mayoral candidate Luke Bronin in a recent blog post for his decision to send his children to a private school in West Hartford rather than public schools. Former State Rep.... Read more
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WestportNow
Coalition For Westport Picks Three P&Z CandidatesCFW candidates: (l-r) Howard Lathrop, Glen Payne, and Denise Torve. (CLICK TO E
Coalition For Westport Picks Three P&Z Candidates
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
CFW candidates: (l-r) Howard Lathrop, Glen Payne, and Denise Torve. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo The Coalition for Westport (CFW), a minority party that touts responsible growth as its goal and favored senior housing on Baron’s South, today... Read more
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WestportNow
Coalition For Westport Picks Three P&Z CandidatesCFW candidates: (l-r) Howard Lathrop, Glen Payne, and Denise Torve. (CLICK TO E
Coalition For Westport Picks Three P&Z Candidates
WestportNow / Posted 2 days ago
CFW candidates: (l-r) Howard Lathrop, Glen Payne, and Denise Torve. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Contributed photo The Coalition for Westport (CFW), a minority party that touts responsible growth as its goal and favored senior housing on Baron’s South, today... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Hines To Ward 20: 'Your Voice Matters'Lifelong Newhallville resident Teresa Hines said her candidacy to be the next a
Hines To Ward 20: 'Your Voice Matters'
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Lifelong Newhallville resident Teresa Hines said her candidacy to be the next alder of Ward 20 is not a referendum on the current representative, or any previous alder, but about the next step in her own journey as a community advocate. “I chose to... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Marks Promises New LeadershipAfter decades behind the scenes organizing people, Jill Marks said, she is read
Marks Promises New Leadership
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 days ago
After decades behind the scenes organizing people, Jill Marks said, she is ready to step to the forefront. As the wife of local labor organizer Scott Marks and a mother of six, Marks took her first step toward an out-front political life, right into... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Young candidate went from pizzas to politicsSEYMOUR — As a boy, Zani Imetovski always kept himself neat, presentable and bu
Young candidate went from pizzas to politics
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
SEYMOUR — As a boy, Zani Imetovski always kept himself neat, presentable and busy, according to his parents. If he wasn’t dressed in a suit and tie, carrying a briefcase and leading his cousins in games of banking and government, he was working long... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Berrios-Bones: Stay The CourseFair Haven doesn’t need a change in leadership, Santiago Berrios-Bones argues.
Berrios-Bones: Stay The Course
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Fair Haven doesn’t need a change in leadership, Santiago Berrios-Bones argues. As he runs for a second full term as alder for Fair Haven’s Ward 14, Berrios-Bones said in an interview at Dunkin Donuts on Ferry Street that people should vote for him... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Burwell Confronts Language BarrierThomas Burwell called up to a woman standing on her balcony on Houston Street i
Burwell Confronts Language Barrier
New Haven Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Thomas Burwell called up to a woman standing on her balcony on Houston Street in Fair Haven: “Do you speak English?” “No,” she responded. At her welcoming gesture, he stuck an orange campaign flier in the corner of her front door anyway. A... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Politcal slime bombs fly in Ganim-Finch campaignBRIDGEPORT — Joseph Ganim wants so badly to be mayor again after his 2003 corru
Politcal slime bombs fly in Ganim-Finch campaign
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — Joseph Ganim wants so badly to be mayor again after his 2003 corruption conviction that he has allegedly had allies on the city’s police force intimidating voters. And Mayor Bill Finch is so desperate to hold onto his job that the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Robinson-Thorpe Ready For Primary FightAlder Claudette Robinson-Thorpe might be sporting a cast on her left foot, but
Robinson-Thorpe Ready For Primary Fight
New Haven Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Alder Claudette Robinson-Thorpe might be sporting a cast on her left foot, but she’s not letting it dampen her plans to fight to keep her seat on the Board of Alders. “I have a broke leg, but I am willing to do my part,” she said. “I will walk... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Middletown Registrars Holding Registration Session Sept. 1 For Democrats To Vote In PrimaryMIDDLETOWN — The city registrars of voters will hold a voter registration sessi
Middletown Registrars Holding Registration Session Sept. 1 For Democrats To Vote In Primary
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
MIDDLETOWN — The city registrars of voters will hold a voter registration session on Sept. 1 for people interested in voting in the Sept. 16 Democratic primary. The session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at city hall, 245 deKoven Drive in Room B15 in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Brackeen Endorses StarkFish Stark, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Yale Alder Sarah Eidelson, h
Brackeen Endorses Stark
New Haven Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Fish Stark, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Yale Alder Sarah Eidelson, has picked up an endorsement from another one of Eidelson’s colleagues. The endorsement comes from Upper Westville Alder Darryl Brackeen. “I’ve lived in New Haven all my... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The blades are out: 5,670 so farThe absentee ballot is the knife in the street-fighting that will precede the S
The blades are out: 5,670 so far
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
The absentee ballot is the knife in the street-fighting that will precede the Sept. 16 Democratic mayoral primary in Bridgeport. And that door-to-door, hand-to-hand combat is well underway: as of Friday afternoon, campaign operatives and maybe even... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Meriden Democrats question flier sent by CarabettaMERIDEN — After a flier was sent out to city residents to drum up interest in t
Meriden Democrats question flier sent by Carabetta
The Record-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
MERIDEN — After a flier was sent out to city residents to drum up interest in the We the People party, some are questioning its implications with voting regulations. The flier, signed by Carabetta Cos. CEO Joseph Carabetta Sr., “urges” residents to... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Cosgrove Confronted Over Inland Wetlands AppointmentsThe chairman of the Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) and the Representative Tow
Cosgrove Confronted Over Inland Wetlands Appointments
New Haven Independent / Posted 14 days ago
The chairman of the Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC) and the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) minority leader last night chastised First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove for removing two long-term commissioners, including Dr. Richard Orson, one of the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
CalendarNEW MILFORD “Summer Fun”: Runs through Aug. 30. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Stu
Calendar
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 15 days ago
NEW MILFORD “Summer Fun”: Runs through Aug. 30. Gallery 25 & Creative Arts Studio, 25 Church St. For more information, email newmilartscomm@gmail.com. Art by Ian Mcomber: Runs through August. Tonio’s Panino, 57 Bank St. ROXBURY “The Art of the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Case closed against plumber who criticized Finch“I’m glad Joe Ganim likes dogs,” wrote Miller. “I remember when the Finch admin
Case closed against plumber who criticized Finch
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
“I’m glad Joe Ganim likes dogs,” wrote Miller. “I remember when the Finch administration flushed two puppies down the drain at the animal shelter with a 5000 PSI hose from the Water Pollution Control.” While some might dispute Miller’s description,... Read more
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The Record-Journal
| MyRecordJournal.com |MERIDEN — After a flier was sent out to city residents to drum up interest in t
| MyRecordJournal.com |
The Record-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
MERIDEN — After a flier was sent out to city residents to drum up interest in the We the People party, some are questioning its implications with voting regulations. The flier, signed by Joseph Carabetta, “urges” residents to learn more about We the... Read more
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New Haven Independent
8 Primaries On TapPrimary politics will sweep into Fair Haven and Newhallville, among other neigh
8 Primaries On Tap
New Haven Independent / Posted 20 days ago
Primary politics will sweep into Fair Haven and Newhallville, among other neighborhoods, in coming weeks leading up to Sept. 16 Democratic Party primaries for the Board of Alders. Challengers to endorsed candidates in eight out of the city’s 30... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Hartford Mayoral Race Heats Up Amid Ads, EndorsementsFrom advertisements to endorsements and now a debate, the race for Hartford may
Hartford Mayoral Race Heats Up Amid Ads, Endorsements
NBC Connecticut / Posted 23 days ago
From advertisements to endorsements and now a debate, the race for Hartford mayor is heating up. The first ad of incumbent Mayor Pedro Segarra’s re-election campaign hit the airwaves Tuesday. It emphasizes the fact that Segarra has made education... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Finch ‘squeaker’ was a bigger winThe Democratic endorsement session last month at Testo’s Restaurant was not rea
Finch ‘squeaker’ was a bigger win
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
The Democratic endorsement session last month at Testo’s Restaurant was not really as close as the numbers indicate. The news, of course, was that two-term Democratic incumbent Mayor Bill Finch won the endorsement by a squeaking 49-41 vote of the... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Letters to the editor: ClarifyingI would like to clarify a few statements that I believe were misrepresented in
Letters to the editor: Clarifying
The Record-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
I would like to clarify a few statements that I believe were misrepresented in the paper recently (R-J editorial, 8-2). When an R-J reporter called me for a comment after We the People and the Republicans once again agreed to cross endorse each... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Marmion grateful for supportI would like to thank members of the Fairfield Democratic Town Committee for th
Marmion grateful for support
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
I would like to thank members of the Fairfield Democratic Town Committee for their unanimous support of my candidacy as selectman. I have enjoyed my role on the Board of Selectman since my appointment in January 2015 to replace Cristin McCarthy Vahey... Read more
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The News-Times
No opponent, but the campaign goes onDANBURY - It may seem anti-climactic that with the local election season hardly
No opponent, but the campaign goes on
The News-Times / Posted 27 days ago
DANBURY - It may seem anti-climactic that with the local election season hardly begun, the races for the top elected offices in Danbury, Newtown and Ridgefield are already over. The fact that no one is challenging seven-term Mayor Mark Boughton in... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Newhallville Gets A PrimaryNewhallville’s highest-voting ward will have a chance to vote on Sept. 16, in a
Newhallville Gets A Primary
New Haven Independent / Posted 27 days ago
Newhallville’s highest-voting ward will have a chance to vote on Sept. 16, in an aldermanic primary. Teresa Hines (pictured), a Yale ITS administrator and organizer of the Newhallville Community Resilience Team, submitted enough signatures of voters... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Youth Employment Key in Hartford Mayoral CampaignsBoth candidates running for the highest office in Connecticut's capital city se
Youth Employment Key in Hartford Mayoral Campaigns
NBC Connecticut / Posted 29 days ago
Both candidates running for the highest office in Connecticut's capital city see a similar way to improve conditions for city youths. Mayor Pedro Segarra and challenger Luke Bronin both discussed their proposals Wednesday aimed at boosting... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport BOE hangs out the temporary vacancy signBRIDGEPORT — There are roughly four months before a new city school board is sw
Bridgeport BOE hangs out the temporary vacancy sign
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
BRIDGEPORT — There are roughly four months before a new city school board is sworn in and common sense might dictate the seat left abruptly vacant by Jacqueline Kelleher remain so until then. That’s not how it works. The city school board has 30... Read more
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The New Canaan News
DTC caucus nominates Jones, 7 other candidatesThe New Canaan Democratic Town Committee unanimously nominated Beth Jones for s
DTC caucus nominates Jones, 7 other candidates
The New Canaan News / Posted 29 days ago
The New Canaan Democratic Town Committee unanimously nominated Beth Jones for selectman and candidates for seven other offices at its caucus last week. The caucus took place in the Lapham Community Center, with more than 30 Democrats voting by a... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Former People's Caucusers Endorse Ward 1 ChallengerA Yale student challenging an incumbent alder has picked up the support from fo
Former People's Caucusers Endorse Ward 1 Challenger
New Haven Independent / Posted 30 days ago
A Yale student challenging an incumbent alder has picked up the support from four other alders, who themselves have challenged New Haven’s political leadership. The campaign of the student challenger, Fish Stark, issued a press release Monday with... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Finch ally wants Ganim’s cash probedBRIDGEPORT- It was only a matter of time. A political ally of Mayor Bill Finch
Finch ally wants Ganim’s cash probed
Connecticut Post / Posted a month ago
BRIDGEPORT- It was only a matter of time. A political ally of Mayor Bill Finch’s, citing opponent Joseph Ganim’s conviction for public corruption, wants state elections officials to sniff around Ganim’s Democratic primary war chest for... Read more
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WestportNow
Hartwell Steps Down as Dem Town Committee ChairJohn Hartwell (l), chair of the Westport Democratic Town Committee, announced t
Hartwell Steps Down as Dem Town Committee Chair
WestportNow / Posted 1 months ago
John Hartwell (l), chair of the Westport Democratic Town Committee, announced tonight at a Democratic potluck dinner at the Ned Dimes Marina at Compo Beach that he has stepped down to concentrate on his race for the Board of Finance. Taking over is... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Homegrown" Politician Enters Mayoral RaceHappy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former
"Homegrown" Politician Enters Mayoral Race
New Haven Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Happy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former City Clerk Ron Smith announced he is officially running for mayor. A dozen longtime friends and new supporters of Smith gathered in the Sargent Drive restaurant’s back... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Leaders Hold Community Forum To Discuss Violence After Hartford Has 19th HomicidePolitical leaders held a community forum Thursday night in the North End to dis
Leaders Hold Community Forum To Discuss Violence After Hartford Has 19th Homicide
Hartford Courant / Posted 1 months ago
Political leaders held a community forum Thursday night in the North End to discuss what path to take given the continuing violence in the city, which had its 19th homicide last weekend. HARTFORD – Political leaders held a community forum Thursday... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Throwback Thursday: Sen. Maloney was born and bred in MeridenMERIDEN — The name “Maloney” likely conjures up images of a high school, maybe
Throwback Thursday: Sen. Maloney was born and bred in Meriden
The Record-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
MERIDEN — The name “Maloney” likely conjures up images of a high school, maybe sports teams, maybe a prominent tree that’s no more at the east side school — but the original source of the name’s prominence in Meriden is U.S. Sen. Francis T.... Read more

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