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  • Donovan (D-CT) to tell press he is not quitting race

    06/03/2012 2:02:28 PM PDT · by matt04 · 4 replies
    House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan, D-Meriden, intends to publicly announce tonight that he will continue as a candidate for Congress in the wake of an FBI sting that led to the arrest of his campaign fundraiser and the firing of his campaign manager last week. Donovan's says he "will be available to make a statement" outside his campaign headquarters in Meriden, his first significant public comments since his campaign was upended Thursday by the news of the arrest of Robert Braddock Jr. on charges of concealing the source of campaign donations. His new campaign manager, Tom Swan, declined to say...
  • Suzio defeats Bruenn in special election (Meriden CT, State Senate-Suzio is Tea Party Conservative)

    02/23/2011 5:55:17 AM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 21 replies
    Meriden Record-Journal ^ | February 23, 2011 | Dan Ivers and Mary Ellen Godin
    Suzio defeats Bruenn in special election By: Dan Ivers and Mary Ellen Godin, Record-Journal staff | Posted: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:51 pm | 6 comments Online Features Links Talk About It MERIDEN - It took four tries, but Leonard F. Suzio easily won the 13th District state Senate seat Tuesday over Thomas E. Bruenn in what Suzio described as an election to return Connecticut to the people. Early in the night, Suzio, a Republican, was cautiously optimistic as he sat at a desk at his campaign's East Main Street headquarters. He had lost races to former Sen. Thomas P....
  • Marines standing behind Wuterich in his Connecticut hometown

    08/28/2007 7:48:11 PM PDT · by RedRover · 26 replies · 657+ views
    Associated Press via Newsday ^ | August 28, 2007 | PAT EATON-ROBB
    Ronald Perry and Bill Hesse have never met Marine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich, but they consider him a brother. They will be watching with interest as Wuterich, a native of this small New England town, goes before a military judge in California this week charged with the unpremeditated murder of 18 Iraqi civilians...in the village of Haditha. The two Vietnam-era Marines have donated to Wuterich's defense fund and helped convince the city's Marine Corps League to do the same. Like many this small central Connecticut city, Perry and Hesse view Wuterich not as a killer, but as a patriot and...
  • Language a concern for educators (No Child Left Behind, Bilingual Education "E-lert")

    08/23/2003 9:26:32 AM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 1 replies · 336+ views
    WTNH-TV, New Haven ^ | August 22, 2003 | Erin Cox
    (Waterbury-WTNH, Aug. 22, 2003 5:30 PM) _ The day after state education officials listed about 150 Connecticut schools as failing to meet specific standards, educators are voicing their concerns about students who speak English as a second language. "You tell me that every teacher has to be qualified in every subject, that just doesn't work," says Superintendent John O'Brien of Region 1. Connecticut educators are trying to give the feds a reality check about putting the No Child Left Behind law into practice. Meriden principal Miguel Cardona says forcing kids who don't speak English to take the test makes no...