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Just enough horses

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From reporter Tim Loh in Hartford: Sue Merrow, an East Haddam lobbyist for a non-profit consulting firm, watched the parade standing by the arches as 30 or so horses, four marching bands and the Gov.-elect, whom she supported, walked by. Then, she made the half-mile trip to the armory in time to see the finish. […] [Read More]
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Democrats Delight in Dan’s Inauguration

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Democratic officials from around the state were overjoyed to see Malloy take office. ” The legislature needs leadership like this,” said Bob Fulton, of Durham. Pasquale “Bud” Salemi, chairman of East Hartford’s Democratic Town Committee who served as treasurer for Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman’s campaign, said it was a “a great day for me to […] [Read More]
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Parade action at the Capitol

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Governor-elect Dan Malloy walks and waves along Capitol Ave. with his wife Cathy Malloy during the Inaugural Parade. Kathleen O’Rourke/The Advocate [Read More]
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Happening Now: Photos from the Inaugural Parade

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Missing School for the Parade

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A thin line of spectators have lined up along Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch in Hartford as the parade takes off. The route is starting to fill in with people braving the freezing cold, though the brief snow squall has stopped. As they were getting ready to march in the parade, members of the West […] [Read More]
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Crowd abandons parade route for warmer confines of the armory

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The gubernatorial parade kicks off in 10 minutes and there are exactly four people on the sidewalk at the northeast corner of the Capitol grounds awaiting the big inaugural parade. It seems that most of the folks who descended on the Capitol are more concerned about seats in the armory for Dannel Malloy’s oath that will […] [Read More]
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Senators milling about in Capitol building

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Senators are milling outside the Senate Chamber before the inaugural parade begins. State Sen. Toni Boucher, R-Wilton, said her biggest priority this term is to bring the budget in control without harming the schools. Boucher is “cautiously optimistic” about Gov.-elect Dan Malloy’s leadership, but did say he did a good job running the city of […] [Read More]
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The stage is set

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Final preparations are made at the Connecticut State Armory two hours before  Governor-elect Dan Malloy takes the oath of office as Connecticut’s 88th governor. [Read More]
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