Monthly Archive for July, 2011

: July, 2011

Bonding commission approves funding for 25 more M-8 cars

The state Bonding Commission has approved $60.5 million to purchase 25 more cars for Metro-North Railroad. The total number of new cars will be 405 by 2014. There are currently 26 new cars in service.

New Haven Independent: Governor’s car ticketed as he speaks at Chamber of Commerce event

New Haven police left a $30 ticket on the windshield of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s car after his driver, a state trooper,  parked illegally outside of an exclusive club where Malloy was meeting with

Della Volpe to run unchallenged in Ansonia mayoral race

The Ansonia Republican Town Committee has decided not to run a candidate for mayor. Instead, they are focusing the Board of Aldermen candidates. Incumbent Mayor Jim DellaVolpe, a Democrat, was

Finch promises start to Steelpoint, Pleasure Beach…

Here is Mayor Bill Finch’s speech after getting the Democratic Town Committee endorsement for mayor – from former mayor John Fabrizi no less! -last night. In his 8-minute speech the mayor makes a host

Malloy talks labor deals, mountain lion on WTIC

Gov. Dan Malloy appeared on WTIC1080, Wednesday morning predicting a “50/50” chance of unions passing his labor deal and remarking on the Greenwich mountain lion. Malloy and host Ray Dunaway mostly

Milford GOP Candidate Explains Absences

Bernard “Bob” Joy Jr., who was nominated by acclamation by Milford Republicans as their mayoral candidate Tuesday night, acknowledged that he has missed several meetings during his term on the Board

Pescatore comments on Trumbull RTC snub

TRUMBULL – (press release) District 2 Town Council Representative Robert J. Pescatore, Jr., issued the following statement Tuesday evening after the Trumbull Republican Convention: “I was expecting

Gomes bashes “machine,” criticizes Foster’s education stance

BRIDGEPORT — On Monday, Democrat Mary-Jane Foster announced her education platform, including a plan to pursue the creation of a local school board consisting of five appointed and four elected

Trumbull Republicans pick candidates

Above: Treasurer John Ponzio, First Selectman Tim Herbst and Town Clerk Suzanne Burr Monaco were endorsed by the RTC Tuesday night. The Trumbull Republican Town Committee held a meeting Tuesday at the

Loda to run as independent in Seymour

Democrat Jeanne Loda, a Seymour Board of Education member, has announced she plans to run as an independent for the position of first selectman in Seymour in the November election.