by Susan Bigelow | November 5, 2015 6:30pm
Now that it’s all said and done and our Bridgeport-sized hangover is finally wearing off, what did we learn from this year’s municipal elections?
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by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2015 5:30am
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s name isn’t on the ballot today, but you wouldn’t know it from the Republican Party’s rhetoric, robocalls, or mailers.
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by Susan Bigelow | October 30, 2015 10:00am
Yes, the time of year when election signs are plastered all over town is just about over. Municipal elections are finally here! What should we be watching for on election night 2015?
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by Christine Stuart | September 25, 2015 1:27pm
Former state Rep. Christina Ayala will be prohibited from seeking office for two years under the terms of her guilty plea, entered Friday in Bridgeport Superior Court.
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by Susan Bigelow | September 18, 2015 12:00pm
When it was all over at last, incumbents in three major cities found themselves rejected by their own party’s voters. What happened, and what does it mean — if anything?
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by Christine Stuart | September 17, 2015 1:57pm
Wednesday’s primary has put Connecticut Democrats in the awkward position of deciding whether to support a convicted felon in his campaign to win back his job as mayor of Bridgeport.
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by Susan Bigelow | September 11, 2015 9:00am
Primary night is finally upon us! Here’s a quick rundown of possible outcomes, questions that will hopefully be answered, and what’s at stake.
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by Madeline Stocker | August 12, 2015 4:30am
When most people think about the reasons behind high school suspensions, they recall a variety of circumstances — a fight broke out in the hallway, a school prankster got caught in the act, someone vandalized the school cafeteria.
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by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 4:30am
Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.
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by Christine Stuart | July 13, 2015 4:30am
In concert with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s Second Chance proposal, Correction Department Commissioner Scott Semple announced last week that the department would be closing a portion of the Bridgeport Correctional Center before the end of the month.
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