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Premium Content Family fight over property moves into political arena

 April 23, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am

Geoffrey Jones, who is fighting Democratic state Rep. Elissa Wright in court over a deteriorating family home in Essex, said Tuesday he will seek the Republican nomination to run against her for the...


Premium Content Website pushes for contested Stonington Board of Finance elections

 April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

The effort to change the town charter to ensure that the Board of Finance elections are always contested, got a boost Monday with the launching of an extensive website promoting the change.


Premium Content Someone should whisper in the governor's ear

 April 16, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

So the daffodils are out. Tax day has come and gone.

With Tuesday's gentle April showers, could May flowers be far off?

We seem to be finally done, with the possible exception of some...


Premium Content Gubernatorial candidates debate state of the state

 April 11, 2014; Updated: 2:01 pm

Five Republican gubernatorial hopefuls — excluding Tom Foley — discuss gun control, taxes, education and the economy during the first televised gubernatorial debate of the election season.


Premium Content Burfoot to lead Groton Democrats

 April 3, 2014; Updated: 2:43 pm

The Groton Democratic Town Committee has chosen Natalie Burfoot as chairperson and has elected four other officers to two-year terms.


Unflagging support

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

Supporters of Zalmai Rassoul, Afghan presidential candidate and former foreign minister, wave Afghan flags during a campaign rally Friday in the Bazarak district of Panjshir province, Afghanistan.


Premium Content Malloy to run again

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he'll seek a second term as governor, retaining Nancy Wyman on the ticket and setting up a possible rematch with Republican Tom Foley.


Premium Content Satti in, Sheridan out in race for state Senate 20th District seat

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 1:31 pm

The seat recently became open when longtime Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, announced that she will not seeking re-election.


Premium Content Both Republican and Democratic registrars of voters in Preston are planning to retire

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

The 2014 election will be the last one to be worked by the town’s two veteran registrars of voters, as both have announced their pending retirement.


Premium Content Jason Catala rebounding after disappointing New London school board loss

 March 23, 2014; Updated: 8:33 am

Jason Catala's face still reddens when he talks about the panicky feeling he experienced last November when he realized he hadn't been re-elected to the city's Board of Education. “I knew it...


Premium Content Groton’s Bumgardner seeks 41st House District seat

 March 21, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Aundré Bumgardner, a college-age student in Groton, said Thursday he would seek the Republican nomination for the 41st House District seat to run against State Rep. Elissa Wright, D-Groton.


Premium Content Boardwalk repairs up for vote in East Lyme

 March 17, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

Residents will decide Wednesday whether to appropriate funds to repair the Niantic Bay Boardwalk and hire a consultant for the town’s elementary school facilities.


Premium Content Big-city campaigning comes to Norwich

 March 2, 2014; Updated: 12:47 am

Mayor Deberey Hinchey's successful mayoral campaign brought two major changes to city campaign politics: the amount of money she raised and how she spent it.


Premium Content Marie Friess-McSparran exploring mayoral run

 February 25, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

Former City Councilor Marie Friess-McSparran is exploring the possibility of running for mayor and on Monday filed paperwork announcing her intent with the city clerk's office.


Premium Content Hinchey consultant cleared

 February 20, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am

Norwich — The state Elections Enforcement Commission Wednesday dismissed a complaint filed by Norwich registrars in September alleging a consultant working for then-mayoral candidate Deberey...


Premium Content Haberek mixes business and pleasure on his Facebook page

 February 5, 2014; Updated: 12:12 pm

When storms hit, residents wanting the most updated and complete information about Town Hall closings, plowing efforts, power outages and parking bans go to First Selectman Ed Haberek's personal...


Malloy election-year spending plan calls for tax refund

 January 30, 2014; Updated: 8:45 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced an election-year plan for the state's surplus that calls for a sales and gas tax refund.


Premium Content Former mayor of Groton running for lieutenant governor

 January 28, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Danbury Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Boughton said he picked Heather Bond Somers as his running mate largely because of her experiences as a mayor and an entrepreneur.


State Republicans: It's time for a comeback

 January 25, 2014; Updated: 2:30 pm

Republican leaders gather in Norwich to break bread and win support from fellow GOP voters in the 2nd Congressional District.


Premium Content New London mayor to run for re-election

 January 23, 2014; Updated: 10:32 am

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio took the opportunity Thursday during a press conference on personnel changes in City Hall to confirm he will seek re-election in 2015.


Premium Content Former Montville Town Councilor McFee turns himself in on charge he took campaign sign

 January 23, 2014; Updated: 12:24 am

Former Town Councilor Dana McFee turned himself in to the state police Wednesday on an arrest warrant for sixth-degree larceny, a charge that refers to his alleged theft of a campaign sign in late...


Premium Content Finizio outraged by Facebook link to Hitler

 January 20, 2014; Updated: 12:40 am

New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio responds angrily to an opposition Facebook page that posts a photo of him as Hitler.


Premium Content Election Day Registration encountered few problems

 January 18, 2014; Updated: 6:13 pm

There were few problems with last November's Election Day Registration debut, but a New London registrar fears there could be some headaches with the upcoming gubernatorial election this fall.


Premium Content New London Democrats to caucus Jan. 7

 December 30, 2013; Updated: 12:49 pm

New London — The Democratic Town Committee will caucus 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the New London Senior Center to elect new members to the committee.


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