Monthly Archive for August, 2012

: August, 2012

How “PC” is the Mohegan Sun? “Bow and Arrow Sports Bar” set to re-open, with cigar rolling (!?) and raffle giveaways

  As a fan of the Cleveland Indians whenever he visits his old college roommates there, the Blogster is kind of ambivalent about the Mohegan Sun’s use of archetype marketing, but figures the Bow and

Malloy appoints non-profit veteran Terry Edelstein to cabinet-level liaison post

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today appointed Terry Edelstein of South Glastonbury to be his Nonprofit Liaison, a cabinet-level post. Here’s some of the release from the governor: “For the past thirty

Westport’s popular Levitt Pavilion set to receive $500K

It’s still a week away, but the State Bond Commission just posted its agenda for Friday August 31. Among the items up for longterm state bonding is a $500,000 grant to Westport to replace the current

Is that a no? McMahon rejects Murphy debate “stunt.”

This from Linda McMahon’s campaign manager Corry Bliss, reacting to US Rep. Chris Murphy’s reservation of three possible venues for a debate next week: “Arguing about debates is the last bastion of
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Murphy looks to force issue on debate next week. He reserves three venues.

Here’s the release from US Rep. Chris Murphy: ROCKY HILL—Chris Murphy is challenging wrestling mogul and two-time Republican nominee Linda McMahon to stop hiding behind her handlers and immediately

Sen. Ed Gomes can’t accept public financing if he pursues Working Family Party candidacy

Joshua Foley, staff attorney for the State Elections Enforcement Commission, answered a semi-tough question from the Blogster this afternoon. Since Sen. Edwin A. Gomes lost the Bridgeport Democratic
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Jerry Labriola, state GOP head, on Tuesday’s elections

Jerry Labriola, chairman of the Republican State Central Committee:                                                                     “I would like to commend all of
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Malloy comment on US Rep. Chris Murphy’s victory in US Senate primary

Statement by Governor Malloy on Outcome of US Senate Primary “Chris Murphy won tonight and he’ll win in November because people know he’s not like a lot of politicians in Washington.  Chris doesn’t
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Ying and Yang. Sen Andrew Roraback, the GOP-endorsed 5th CD candidate, agrees a lot is at stake today

Roraback, R-Goshen, like Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, the Democratic-endorsed nominee in a three-way congressional primary today, is facing multiple challenges in the 5th Congressional

Uh oh. Showers on the way. You might want to consider voting soon

Democrats’ worst election nightmare seems to be a couple hours away, with showers drifting toward the CT\NY border. Of course, it’s intra-party primaries today and would hurt everyone equally, right?