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April 12, 2017

Fairfield Searches For A Path Forward After GE’s Departure

by Rowan Kane | Apr 12, 2017 4:00pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Fairfield

Rowan Kane / ctnewsjunkie FAIRFIELD, CT — Political and business leaders gathered Tuesday at Fairfield University to discuss the impact of last year’s departure of General Electric from its Fairfield campus and the future of the state and local economy.

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October 13, 2016

Republican Challenger Struggles with Fundraising In Fairfield County

by Christine Stuart | Oct 13, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Congress | 4th CD | Election 2016 | Bridgeport | Darien | Fairfield | Greenwich | Stamford

Christine Stuart photo It’s not easy being a Republican in Connecticut even when you’re running in a swing district known for being generous to political candidates.

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August 15, 2016

Malloy Responds To Trump’s Criticisms, Touts Summer Meal Program

by Christine Stuart | Aug 15, 2016 2:11pm
Posted to: Economic Development | The Economy | Technology sector | Financial Sector | Election 2016 | State Budget | Taxes | White House | East Hartford | Fairfield

Christine Stuart photo Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pulled no punches Saturday when it came to the performance of Connecticut’s Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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August 13, 2016

Some Connecticut Republicans Warm To Trump

by Christine Stuart | Aug 13, 2016 9:45pm
Posted to: Election 2016 | Fairfield

Christine Stuart photo Unlike Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s first rallies in Connecticut in April, Saturday’s event at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield included remarks from the Republican establishment.

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August 12, 2016

Sacred Heart Faculty, Alumni ‘Outraged’ At Trump Visit

by Christine Stuart | Aug 12, 2016 2:11pm
Posted to: Education | Election 2016 | Fairfield

Sacred Heart University faculty and alumni are concerned and “outraged” that the private Catholic college would allow Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to host a campaign rally on campus.

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June 7, 2016

Wolf’s Signature Drive Ends, Election Officials Will Work to Verify

by Max Moran | Jun 7, 2016 3:44pm
Posted to: Congress | Election 2016 | Election Policy | Fairfield | Guilford | Stamford

Christine Stuart file photo Today was the last day that August Wolf, who wants a chance to compete for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, has to submit signatures to local election officials.

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February 23, 2016

Fairfield University: No Evidence That Students Were In Brown Makeup or Blackface

by Christine Stuart | Feb 23, 2016 1:09pm
Posted to: Education | Media Matters | Fairfield

stagophile / wikipedia Fairfield University officials said Tuesday that based on their investigation thus far, they don’t believe that any of the students who attended a racially themed party this past weekend were “wearing brown makeup or were in blackface.”

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February 22, 2016

Fairfield University Investigating ‘Race-Themed’ Off-Campus Party

by Mercy Quaye | Feb 22, 2016 1:15pm
Posted to: Education | Fairfield

Fairfield University students and alumni took to social media Sunday to protest a race-themed party that reportedly occurred near the Jesuit and Catholic university just one night before.

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January 22, 2016

Coastal Communities Win $54.2M Federal Storm Resiliency Grant

by Christine Stuart | Jan 22, 2016 2:44pm
Posted to: Congress | Federal Budget | Town News | Bridgeport | Fairfield | Housing | Weather

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut will receive a $54.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve shoreline infrastructure and increase resiliency for future weather events.

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Cha-Ching! Connecticut Has Second Highest Concentration of Millionaires

by Cara Rosner | Jan 22, 2016 6:30am
Posted to: The Economy | Financial Sector | Jobs | State Budget | Taxes | Fairfield | Greenwich

Connecticut has the second-highest concentration of millionaires in the nation, according to a ranking out this week.

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