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Trumbull RTC chairman asks DTC to denounce Bevilacqua

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TRUMBULL –  Trumbull Republican Town Committee Chairman Jack Testani is calling on Democrat First Selectman candidate Mary Beth Thornton to immediately denounce statements former Democrat candidate for Town Council, Louis Bevilacqua made on his Facebook page Monday. Bevilacqua announced Sunday he was asked not to run on the Democratic party’s ticket. Comparing someone to Flavius […] [Read More]
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Bevilacqua dropped from Trumbull DTC ticket

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TRUMBULL – Louis Bevilacqua, the Democratic candidate for the 7th Town Council district of Trumbull announced that he is no longer a candidate for local town council in this year’s election. “The local Democratic committee decided to go in a different direction,” Bevilacqua said. “Candidates need to be the right person for the times and […] [Read More]
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Frantic morning for state officials

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and top state emergency officials didn’t get much sleep overnight, as Hurricane Irene slammed into the Northeast with heavy rain and winds that resulted in power outages for half a million customers. The governor spent Saturday night in the Emergency Operations Center in the state armory next to the Capitol complex […] [Read More]
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Hearst CT poll: Who would you support in GOP Senate primary?

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With Chris Shays firmly in as a candidate for the GOP nomination for the Senate seat being vacated by Joe Lieberman, we want to hear from potential GOP primary voters: Who would you like to see as the GOP nominee? Shays, 2010 nominee Linda McMahon, former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele, or someone else? Vote in […] [Read More]
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Joe Lieberman statement on developments in Libya

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Sen. Joe Lieberman issued the following statement tonight on the developments in Libya: “The liberation of Tripoli that is at last happening now marks a historic turning point in the Arab Spring and a victory for the advance of freedom globally. For the first time, a Middle Eastern dictator who tried to hang onto power […] [Read More]
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Independent enters Trumbull Town Council race

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TRUMBULL – Former Town Councilman Charles Pitcher submitted a petition last week to run as an independent candidate for the 7th District Town Council seat in Trumbull. Pitcher, who lives on 117 Hilltop Drive, submitted 16 signatures supporting his candidacy. Pitcher will run against Republican incumbents Tony Scinto and Chad Ciocci and Democratic challengers Thomas […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch makes first attack on Mary-Jane Foster’s business record

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch made his first jab at his mayoral opponent Mary-Jane Foster Thursday with a radio ad criticizing her involvement with the once-struggling Bridgeport Bluefish. In the ad, one woman asks another woman whether she’s been following the mayor’s race in Bridgeport. When the other woman says she hasn’t because her summer […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Democratic FS candidate launches campaign website

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TRUMBULL – (press release) Democratic first selectman candidate, Mary Beth Thornton, unveiled her new campaign website, a site specifically designed to be a central hub for comprehensive information on Thornton, her positions, her biography and her Democratic team. The site, www.marybeththornton.com, includes videos of the candidate, photo galleries, biographical information on the entire Democratic team, […] [Read More]
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Malloy to tour Sikorsky Aircraft today

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s jobs tour will make a stop this evening at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, where the governor will meet the media and get a tour of the facilities from Sikorsky executives. The governor will hold a press conference prior to the tour at 5:30 p.m. [Read More]
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Finch campaign demands apology for adoption comments

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign is demanding a public apology from primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster for negative comments about adoption made by someone running on her slate. In a comment on a posting on the Only in Bridgeport website, Joel Gonzalez, recruited by Foster for a position as city sheriff, asked Lennie Grimaldi, the […] [Read More]
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