Monthly Archive for October, 2011

: October, 2011

State Sen. Rob Kane talks Halloween move on Fox News

Sen. Rob Kane, a Republican who represents the 32nd District that includes Bridgewater, Middlebury, Oxford, Seymour and Southbury, was on Fox News’ Fox and Friends early Tuesday morning to talk about

Stratford Police Union endorses Dempsey for Town Council

Open letter signed by Stratford  Police Union President Carlos A. Castro: Stratford Police Union Local 407, Council 15, AFSCME, AFL-CIO endorses John Dempsey of the fifth district. Dempsey’s solid

Rep. Murphy promotes bipartisanship in Illinois

U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy (D-5) was in Illinois this weekend at a town hall meeting, promoting an effort for Democrats and Republicans to come together to fix the economy. “In Washington, nothing

Tom Foley’s new running mates, plural

Tom Foley has a new focus group — not the political kind. The Republican nominee for governor in 2010 and wife Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley welcomed twins, Grace Quinlan and William Reed, on Sept. 26.

Tweety Bird Uncaged: Labriola vs. Himes

Connecticut GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr. and Democratic Congressman Jim Himes are dueling for Twitter supremacy. In a Hearst Connecticut Newspapers article about the growing field of would-be

Herbst defends his fashion sense

TRUMBULL – Candidates rarely make their opponents look flattering when they send out campaign mailers, and Tim Herbst joked about the especially unflattering photo his opponent’s campaign used in a

R.I.P. Bennie Benvenuto

Former State Sen. Emil “Bennie” Benvenuto, an anchor of the Greenwich GOP who was blackballed by his party for his support of Lowell Weicker Jr., died early Tuesday morning. Benvenuto had been

Two Views of the Same Milford Mayor

More than six years after his death, and as his successor prepares to leave office, former mayor Frederick L. Lisman was the topic of conservation at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday night. Two