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Easton First Selectman: ‘Satisfied’ with direction of town

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Easton First Selectman Thomas Herrmann defeated two right-in candidates to earn re-election. Herrmann, a Republican and managing director at Wilton-based private equity group Stanwich Partners, called the victory proof that Easton’s residents are largely pleased with his leadership. Read what else Herrmann had to say here, as well as full results from the town. [Read More]
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State Sen. Rob Kane talks Halloween move on Fox News

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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 the ghoulish proposal by a fellow state lawmaker to move Halloween to Saturday, permanently. Kane, who said he’s a fan of Snickers, isn’t necessarily […] [Read More]
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Rep. Murphy promotes bipartisanship in Illinois

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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 can get done without the two parties working together,” said Murphy, according to the Champaign/Urbana The Daily-Gazette. “This economy, with the misery that […] [Read More]
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Poll: Voters showing ‘serious buyer’s remorse’ on Malloy

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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. Malloy if they could have a do-over. “It’s the first state where we’ve found serious buyer’s remorse about a Democratic Governor,” according to Tom […] [Read More]
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Finch votes at Beardsley School

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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch voted at Beardsley School, along with his wife, Sonya, around 11 a.m. Finch, a Democrat,  is looking to defeat challenger Mary-Jane Foster, in order to run for re-election in November. “Just voted with my beautiful wife!! Let’s move this city forward!” Finch tweeted from his @FinchforMayor account. [Read More]
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Vote for Joe Ganim

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As Bridgeport school security guard Eddie Moro arrived to patrol the halls at Marin School, he stopped to chat a bit about the city’s politics. “If Joe Ganim was to run for Mayor tomorrow, I’d vote for him,” Moro said. “And I know a lot of other people who would too.” Moro, who has worked […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport primary

The political machine at work

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As three elderly Bridgeport women from the city’s East Side were helped out of a car in front of Marin School around 8:30 a.m., a woman with Bill Finch cards was quickly summoned to greet them. As the shirt-and-tie wearing man told the women that he would wait for them to come out to give […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport primary

Calm start to Primary Day at Marin School

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About 30 to 40 voters have cast their ballots at Marin School for the Democratic primary. The polls have been open for two hours. Supporters of Mary-Jane Foster and Bill Finch have gathered on opposite sides of the entrance, each group setting up at the 75-foot distance from the doors, as required by law. The […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport primary