Monthly Archive for July, 2012

: July, 2012

Dick who? U.S. Sen. Blumenthal apparently neglecting U-15 demographic in his hometown

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes visited the kids in the summer programming at the Greenwich Boys and Girls Club this morning. While explaining the national government, he asked the 27 mid-teens the names of their

Stamford Mayor Mike Pavia: should he stay or go, from the GOP?

  Stamford Mayor Michael Pavia, caught in the Government Center this afternoon following an event for GOP 4th Congressional District candidate Steve Obsitnik, seemed to be hedging on whether he’ll
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Gomes, Cafero, Backer, Williams, win state campaign grants

  Veteran state Sen. Ed Gomes, D-Bridgeport, fighting a three-way primary to retain his seat, is among those Friday who met fund-raising thresholds to receive public funding. His opponents, Rep.

Could Rep. Sean Williams, in another life, been among the Parisians who set up the Second Empire and Emperor Napoleon III?

Under massive public pressure, King Louis-Philippe abdicated in 1848, setting the scene for the Second Empire.. Who knows what the cocktail conversation will be next week in the Old State House, with
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Ex-UConn President Phil Austin approved $2.5 million in construction work without permission

The Auditors of Public Accounts just released a report on UConn, indicating that former President Phil Austin approved an extra $2.5 million in code improvements without permission. “9. University