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Turnout moderate at most Bridgeport polling places

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By Dan Tepfer Moderators at Bridgeport polling places in the late morning reported light to moderate turnout with most saying they had seen 100 or less people at the polls. However, at Black Rock School in Rick Torres’  stronghold, turnout was quite steady with more than 400 voters by 11 a.m. [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport polling sign hijinx?

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Council candidate Manny Ayala was spotted grabbing a Rick Torres sign outside the Bridge Academy. But witnesses swear Ayala was only making sure the sign was firmly in the ground. [Read More]
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Politics and the Trumbull Board of Education

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A political email Michael Herbst, athletic director for Trumbull High School, forwarded an email about proposed national legislation to to a list of contacts, including other Trumbull school district employees on Tuesday at 9:17 a.m. “Watch out for this AFTER November elections; remember this BEFORE you VOTE, in case you think Obama is looking out […] [Read More]
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Endorsements for top of the ticket candidates in Trumbull

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Dolores Crooks, wife of former Board of Finance director Bill Crooks, announced her endorsement for incumbent first selectman candidate Tim Herbst today: Tim Herbst and the Republican candidates have my full support.  My husband, Bill Crooks, encouraged Tim to run for First Selectman; we watched Tim take office and bring “good things to Trumbull.”  Tim […] [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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Stratford Police Union endorses Dempsey for Town Council

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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 support of public safety and tireless efforts keep Stratford residents safe and is the primary reason for the endorsement. Mr. Dempsey has been instrumental in making […] [Read More]
Categories: Election 2012

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]
Categories: General

Tom Foley’s new running mates, plural

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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. [Read More]
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