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July 21, 2014

Boughton Gives Bacchiochi His Support

by Christine Stuart | July 21, 2014 12:00pm

Christine Stuart photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton had been teamed up with Heather Bond Somers, but last week he was offering state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi his full-throated support.

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June 10, 2014

Team Boughton ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Lauretti Petition Drive

by Christine Stuart | June 10, 2014 2:12pm

Hugh McQuaid file photo With a few hours left Tuesday in a petition drive to get Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti on the Republican primary ballot, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s campaign manager said he was “cautiously optimistic.”

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May 30, 2014

Bond Commission Approves $570 Million in Borrowing

by Hugh McQuaid | May 30, 2014 1:07pm

The State Bond Commission released about $570 million in borrowing during a Friday meeting, including funding for a new courthouse in Torrington, state assistance for businesses, and bonding for projects sought by lawmakers.

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April 9, 2014

Boughton Ends Affiliation With Bloomberg Group

by Christine Stuart | April 9, 2014 5:23pm

Christine Stuart file photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton’s decision to end his relationship with Mayors Against Illegal Guns comes just a few days after he was publicly criticized by Second Amendment supporters at a Capitol rally.

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February 14, 2014

Salt Is On Its Way To Cities and Towns

by Christine Stuart | February 14, 2014 2:55pm

Photo by Peter Casolino / New Haven Register Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stressed Friday afternoon that the salt shortage was a municipal salt shortage and, as a result, the state will be sharing a 30,000-ton shipment with municipalities in need.

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January 28, 2014

Boughton Aims At Geographic Diversity In Naming Running Mate

by Christine Stuart | January 28, 2014 2:57pm

Christine Stuart photo Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is hoping Groton Mayor Heather Somers, a descendant of Founding Father Roger Sherman, helps him raise the money and capture the delegates he needs to secure the Republican nomination for governor.

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January 8, 2014

Boughton Jumps Into The Race

by Christine Stuart | January 8, 2014 1:50pm

Christine Stuart photo DANBURY — Fundraising was a big hurdle for Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton when he was the Republican Party’s lieutenant governor nominee in 2010, but in announcing his bid for governor on Wednesday, Boughton expressed optimism.

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December 27, 2013

OP-ED | Rising Gasoline and Diesel Taxes Should be Used for Road and Bridge Repairs

by Rep. David A. Scribner | December 27, 2013 2:18pm

Earlier this year Connecticut motorists received unwelcome news when one of the state’s two taxes on gasoline increased by 8.81 percent.

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November 4, 2013

Female Inmates To Remain In Danbury

by Christine Stuart | November 4, 2013 6:52pm

Courtesy of the Bureau of Prisons website When the dust settles, about 400 women will remain at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury and 1,337 will be transferred to prisons closer to their home states.

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November 1, 2013

OP-ED | Groundhogging Connecticut’s Election

by Jason Paul | November 1, 2013 1:34pm

Tuesday is Election Day and voters in a majority of the state’s towns will be going to the polls to decide who will run their town government.

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