Gov Malloy on Travis, the mauling Stamford chimp

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Malloy was mayor of Stamford three years ago when Sandra Herold’s pet chimpanzee Travis mauled and nearly killed Charla Nash at Herold’s Rockrimmon Road property. He said today he  remembers speaking with the late Herold during “Mayor’s Night In” events, but not about the animal, which was killed by police after the February, 2009 attack. He […] [Read More]

Quinnipiac U Poll drill-down:Chris Shays’ “favorables” for U.S. Senate are better with Republicans than Linda McMahon’s, county-by-county

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  Feel like drilling down a little into the work sheets of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute? Here are the breakdowns of responses from the various counties on Linda McMahon and Chris Shays. Tolland and Windham Counties are lumped into calls to New London County. 15. Is your opinion of Linda McMahon favorable, unfavorable or […] [Read More]

SOTS picks GOP pres-primary names

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The order on the ballot, as just selected by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, of Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Romney, Santorum, might be less important than what’s at stake on April 24. I mean, if you’re interested enough to get to the polls, where your candidate’s name appears on a big sheet of paper shouldn’t be […] [Read More]

Planning and Development Committee votes unanimously to go after sexually oriented “massage” parlors

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Today, the legislative Planning and development Committee, acting on testimony from Bridgeporters who are trying to close down as many as 19 sexually oriented massage parlors – four on Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock – voted unanimously to toughen penalties for unlicensed massage therapists. The vote was 19-0 and the bill goes should go to […] [Read More]

Commerce Committee today considers extending term of Bridgeport harbor taxing district

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Remember Bridgeport’s Steel Point project, the mixed-use Renaissance project that was going to showcase Bridgeport’s harbor and make the city  a destination? That goes back 10 years ago. For too long it has been the huge vacant space there south of I-95 on the east side of the Pequonnock River. One thing or another, including court […] [Read More]
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