Yearly Archive for 2011

: 2011

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

Poll: Voters showing ‘serious buyer’s remorse’ on Malloy

More than 50 percent of voters questioned in a recent Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll said they would vote for former Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley over Democratic Gov. Dannel P.

Romney’s Connecticut team is a who’s who of state GOP leaders

Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney today named his leadership team in Connecticut for his presidential bid, including House Minority Leader Larry Cafero, Senate Minority Leader John McKinney

GOP mayoral nominee Torres: Bring it on

Republican mayoral nominee Rick Torres issued this statement after Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch won the Democratic primary Tuesday: Tonight’s primary results bring to an end a long, arduous primary

Mayoral candidate takes day off from campaigning to ….campaign

Jeff Kohut, the independent mayoral candidate in Bridgeport, took the day off from seeking office Tuesday to ask for voters to sign petitions asking General Electric, the multi-national behemoth, to

Three police officers indifferent about primary win

Standing a block away from the Madison Avenue home where a woman’s body was found by police earlier this evening, three Bridgeport officers had just wrapped up a traffic stop and were now talking

Parking, notification complaints at Central

Voting traffic was fairly slow at Central High School in Bridgeport between 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday. Most of those casting a ballot didn’t want to discuss their voting choice, but were willing to discuss

Voter claims he was improperly turned away

Robin Horlman, a 49 year-old contractor and lifelong Democrat, said he was turned away at the polls after being told he was unaffiliated. The polling officials said he changed to unaffiliated status

Seec complaints about 20

As of 6 pm, the State Election Enforcement Commission reported about 20 calls to the election complaint hotline Tuesday. Many were innocuous, like people who’ve voted Democrat their whole lives but