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Author: Tom Cleary

Heavy turnout so far in Westport

Westporters flocked to the polls Tuesday morning, a sign that local turnout for the presidential and state election will be high. By 8:30 a.m., more than 500 voters had already cast a ballot at the

Strong early turnout in Fairfield

Turnout has been high at several polling stations in Fairfield, election workers there say. “I’ve never seen lines like this before — absolutely phenomenal and it just doesn’t stop,” said polling

Gov. Malloy talks school reform on ‘Morning Joe’

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Gov. Dannel P. Malloy returned to MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday morning to take part in a “special town hall meeting,” held

Gov. Malloy rooting for Giants to win Super Bowl

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be rooting for the New York Giants to beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl in two weeks, he said in an interview Monday morning with WCBS 880’s Pat Farnack. The

Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti considering run at Congress

Republican Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti is considering a run at the 5th District Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Jim Himes in 2012. The 56-year-old Lauretti, who is entering his 21st year

Pleasure Beach earmark topic of Missouri senate race ad

An attack ad by the campaign of Republican John Brunner, a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Claire McCaskill, focuses on an earmark that provided funds for Bridgeport’s

Gov. Malloy issues Thanksgiving message

Press release On the eve of Thanksgiving, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today shared the following message with Connecticut residents. “As people across Connecticut gather around their Thanksgiving tables

Former Conn. Post staffer on way to Middletown mayoral victory

The Associated Press is reporting former Connecticut Post staff writer Daniel Drew, a Democrat, has defeat Republican incumbent Sebastian Giuliano in the Middletown mayor’s race. Drew covered the town

Easton First Selectman: ‘Satisfied’ with direction of town

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

State Sen. Rob Kane talks Halloween move on Fox News

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