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Easton tree to be Christmas icon

John Burgeson/staff photo David Murbach, Rockerfeller Center gardens manager, watches as the Easton tree destined for New York, is cut down. The Christmas tree will be lit on December 2nd. Another

Milford cop held in double-fatal crash

The Milford police officer whose cruiser rammed another car in June, killing two Orange teens, has apparently surrendered today to face multiple charges filed against him in the case. Officer Jason

Finch’s ecological consciousness

So this is what passes for being “ecologically conscious” in Bridgeport? Mayor Bill Finch, according to his spokeswoman, was acting in an “ecologically conscious” way Tuesday night when, instead of

SHU students arrested!!!

Indeed, there will be “arrests” of Sacred Heart University students today. But, alas for North End residents lobbying for police to crack down on SHU students staging raucous parties in their

Election 2009: Highlights, low jinx

Sorting through the numbers of yesterday’s around the region, here’s a highly selective, somewhat subjective look back on Election 2009 winners & losers: BIGGEST LOSER: Bridgeport Republicans, who

Joseloff re-elected in Westport

For the Westport News/Jacob B. Murphy Gavin Anderson (left) republican candidate for Westport first selectman, joins democrat selectman Shelly Kassen, as they applaud Westport first selectman Gordon

Harkins tallies big win over Miron in Stratford

Amy Mortensen/For the Connecticut Post Stratford Mayor James R. Miron takes a moment after making his concession speech at Democratic Headquarters on Hawley Lane in Stratford on Election Night,

Fairfield GOP scoring big RTM win

Fairfield Republicans appear to be amassing a major win in the battle for control of the Representative Town Meeting. With no contest for first selectman on this year’s ballot, the focus of this

Richetelli a solid winner in Milford

Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post Milford mayor James Richetelli hugs his wife Lisa, during his victory speech at the Stonebridge Restaurant on Daniels Street in Milford, Conn. on Tuesday Nov. 4,

Herrmann rolls to big Easton win

Easton voters easily returned Republican First Selectman Thomas Herrmann to office for a second term today. The final count shows the incumbent beating Democratic challenger Christopher Neubert by a