Daily Archive for August 6th, 2012

: August 6th, 2012

Obama’s night in Connecticut on Twitter

President Obama spent Monday evening in Fairfield County, attending fundraisers in Stamford and Westport before heading back to Washington. Here’s how the night unfolded on Twitter: [View the story

Sights and sounds from the president’s visit

The presidential motorcade outside Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s home Monday. (AP) President Barack Obama’s visit to Fairfield County Monday was a whirlwind of suits and high heels, security

Come November, first-time voters say they will cast ballots for Obama

Anna Burns, 19, of Fairfield (left) and Annika Heumann, 18, of Southport, camped out near movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s estate on Beachside Avenue in Westport Monday afternoon in hopes of catching a

‘Westport loves Obama’

Westporters Victoria Sybelnik, Randy Henkels, Pearl Keehan, Kim Keehan and Sophia Henkels await the arrival of the presidential motorcade on Greens Farms Road.

Obama protestors chanting for Chick-Fil-A

About an hour before President Barack Obama was scheduled to speak at the Stamford Marriot, a group of several dozen protestors camped out across the street from the hotel shuffled through several

A chance to catch a glimpse

Stamford resident Diane Griffin brought her children Kaylie,13, Taylor, 8 and Sean, 5 along with their friend Emily, 13, to the corner of Tresser Boulevard and Canal Street Monday afternoon for a

Obama lands in Westport, not Stamford

The first of President Obama’s two fundraising stops Monday evening was at the Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa. But unlike Obama’s trip to Stamford in 2010 — when the President headlined a

Lights, cameras … not much action so far

While there will likely be very limited — if any — public access in the stretch of Beachside Avenue in Westport tonight during the hours that President Obama attends a fundraising reception hosted by

Real political ‘power’?

People talking about Greenwich’s massive town-wide power outage seem to think it’s all a conspiracy related to President Barack Obama’s visit this evening to Stamford and Westport. One woman, who

West Wing creator hanging with Obama

“West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin is reportedly one of the co-hosts of the Harvey Weinstein reception for President Obamain Westport tonight. Sorkin’s latest show, “The Newsroom,” featured a segment