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School Board Maneuvering Continues, Special Meeting Monday

October 21st, 2016 · 8 Comments · Education, News and Events

Board of Education Secretary Ben Walker and at least three other board members are moving forward with a special meeting Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Geraldine Johnson School. Will selective boycotter Dennis Bradley, the chair, show up?

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Merrill: Trump Claim Destructive To The Fabric Of Our Democracy

October 21st, 2016 · 5 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

 Statement from Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill: In response to recent suggestions that the presidential election could in some way be compromised, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said, “The state of Connecticut goes through every precaution to ensure that elections are administered as freely and fairly as possible. Any claim to the […]

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Don’t Mess With My Neighborhood

October 21st, 2016 · 2 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

A thief who wanted more than pizza and ice cream a few days ago was snagged by a resident in Black Rock after he swiped the tip jar at Beverly Pizza and tried to do the same at Timothy’s Ice Cream on Fairfield Avenue. Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares his video interview with […]

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Grab A Bag, New Guidelines For Leaf Pickup

October 21st, 2016 · 1 Comment · News and Events

News release from city: Mayor Joe Ganim and the Department of Public Facilities today issued new guidelines that will require residents to place leaves, brush and grass clippings in brown bags or in uncovered garbage cans to be ready for pickup on recycling day which occurs biweekly. The new yard refuse collection guidelines replace Loose […]

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Ganim’s Historic Comeback Included In WikiLeaks Volumes

October 20th, 2016 · 9 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events

Among the voluminous stacks of hacked emails of Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Chairman John Podesta comes a little, local WikiLeaks-revealed nugget titled “GOOD READS FROM ELSEWHERE” detailing an article in the Hartford Courant chronicling Joe Ganim’s historic mayoral comeback victory last November.

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Library Board Throws Book At Hughes, Soltis Named Acting Director

October 20th, 2016 · 39 Comments · Library, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post Months short of his 10-year anniversary with the city, Library Director Scott Hughes is out of a job.

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OIB Poll: Trump And Clinton Debate

October 20th, 2016 · 18 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

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Funeral Services For Margaret Finch

October 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments · News and Events

Services for Margaret Finch, mother of former Mayor Bill Finch, will take place on Friday and Saturday.

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