My new book Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State opens with an exclusive interview with actress Linda Blair when I was a munchkin reporter in 1978. What follows is the book’s first chapter, the story behind landing the story. To order the book see here. Mark your calendars for a book party at […]
Entries from April 21st, 2017
An Exclusive With Linda Blair–Preview Of Connecticut Characters, Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State
March 31st, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Settlement Of Lonnie Blackwell’s Discrimination Lawsuit On City Council Agenda, Ganim To Submit Budget
March 30th, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Law Enforcement, News and Events
The agenda for Monday night’s City Council meeting includes a “Communication from City Attorney re: Proposed Settlement of Pending Litigation with Lonnie Blackwell, referred to Miscellaneous Matters Committee.” The issue stems from a federal discrimination lawsuit filed more than three years ago in which Blackwell, former head of the Guardians minority police organization, claims he […]
March 30th, 2017 · 3 Comments · News and Events
CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart and your favorite whipping boy were guests Wednesday morning on WNPR’s Wheelhouse show hosted by John Dankosky and Colin McEnroe. We talked Trump, Ganim, OIB, sanctuary cities, casinos, parking meters, the budget, taxes, public safety, Lowell Weicker and other stuff.
March 30th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
Update on this story here regarding fake weapon. Original story: A police investigation into street robberies in the North End Wednesday night led to a police-involved shooting on Woodmont Avenue in which an 18-year-old armed man was shot in the face, according to police. State police are investigating the incident.
March 29th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Ray Oneglia, vice chairman of the Torrington-based O&G Industries, responds to community critics following a state judge’s order for it to “immediately cease and desist from the use and maintenance of a recycling, concrete crushing, storage and stockpiling facility at 1225 Seaview Avenue” in the East End. In a commentary that also appeared in the […]
March 29th, 2017 · 60 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
State Rep. Charlie Stallworth, an early backer of Joe Ganim’s mayoral comeback, has resigned as director of the Small & Minority Business Resource Center after being demoted from the mayor’s office as part of an administrative shakeup by Ganim in December. His last day of employment will be April 14, according to his resignation letter […]
March 29th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A city police officer was arraigned Wednesday on assault charges for allegedly beating a city resident following a car collision in September.