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Malloy to tour Sikorsky Aircraft today

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s jobs tour will make a stop this evening at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, where the governor will meet the media and get a tour of the facilities from Sikorsky executives. The governor will hold a press conference prior to the tour at 5:30 p.m. [Read More]
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Finch campaign demands apology for adoption comments

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch’s campaign is demanding a public apology from primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster for negative comments about adoption made by someone running on her slate. In a comment on a posting on the Only in Bridgeport website, Joel Gonzalez, recruited by Foster for a position as city sheriff, asked Lennie Grimaldi, the […] [Read More]
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Bpt petitions are in! Finch facing Foster, not Ganim

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BRIDGEPORT — The deadline for submitting petitions to participate in either the Democratic primary Sept. 13 or the general election Nov. 8 was Wednesday and when the dust settled two things were clear: Mayor Bill Finch will face off with Mary-Jane Foster for the Democratic nomination — but not with former mayor Joseph Ganim. For […] [Read More]
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Cecil Young’s mayoral dreams dashed by typo

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BRIDGEPORT – The mayoral dreams of Cecil C. Young, the longtime city activist who was tackled last May at a public hearing by a city councilman, may have been thwarted by a typographical error. Anyone hoping to get his or her name on the November mayoral ballot as an independent candidate needed to turn in […] [Read More]
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Joe Lieberman statement on Brian Bill’s death

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U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman issued this statement Monday on the death of Navy SEAL Brian Bill, a Stamford native who was killed in combat over the weekend in Afghanistan: “Brian Bill’s death is heartbreaking for his family and friends, but also for the larger Trinity Catholic High School and Stamford communities. He died in service […] [Read More]
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Pescatore says Trumbull RTC claims are unfounded

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TRUMBULL – Town Council member Robert Pescatore, Jr., R-2, filed petitions with the Trumbull Registrar of Voters on Monday afternoon to establish a primary race for the Town Council seat in District 2. Pescatore submitted 59 signatures which were validated by the assistant registrar of voters, Kathleen Miranti, around 12:30 p.m. “The total number of […] [Read More]
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Pescatore files petition to primary for Trumbull Town Council seat

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Town Council member Robert Pescatore, Jr., R-2, filed a petition just before 12:30 p.m.  Monday for a Republican primary for his seat. Pescatore did not recieve his party’s nomination for the seat at the Republican town meeting in July. “I think the people in the district should have a say in who their representatives are, […] [Read More]
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Malloy will not endorse Bridgeport primary candidate

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From my colleague Brian Lockhart: There’s been speculation among fellow politics watchers about whether ex-Stamford Mayor-turned-Governor Dannel Malloy will endorse a candidate in the Democratic primary in Connecticut’s largest city, Bridgeport. Today Malloy, after touring a Milford business, said he will not be involving himself in the increasingly-heated campaign between state Senator-turned-Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch […] [Read More]
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