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Supremes To Hear Arguments In City Council Election Controversy

December 13th, 2017 · 15 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

 From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: The state’s highest court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a judge’s order for a new primary for the city’s North End council seat.

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Lopez Warns School Board “Everyone Watching”

December 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events

Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez addressed the newly minted Board of Education prior to the organizational meeting Monday at the Aquaculture School. In her prepared remarks Lopez highlights Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis’ decision to order a third Democratic primary in a North End City Council district. What does this have to do with […]

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Welding A School Board Coalition For John Weldon

December 11th, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education, News and Events

Black Rocker John Weldon who was elected to a four-year term in November is the favorite to win the chairmanship of the Board of Education at Monday’s organizational meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Aquaculture School. Mayor Joe Ganim will chair the organizational meeting of officers.

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City Plans Appeal Of Judge’s City Council Primary Decision

December 5th, 2017 · 7 Comments · News and Events

This could take months or longer, depending if the Connecticut Supreme Court takes the city’s appeal on an expedited basis after Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis ordered another Democratic primary for City Council in the North End 133rd District. Deputy City Attorney John Bohannon is heading the appeal process for the city.

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Senator Moore Issues Challenge To New Group Of City Council Members

December 4th, 2017 · 22 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events, State Politics

On Sunday, elected officials for City Council, Board of Education and sheriff positions received the oath of office. State Senator Marilyn Moore has a challenge for the incoming class of council members: “walk a path that lifts the entire city up and that they make informed decisions and not just political ones.” Moore is being […]

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‘Someday We’ll Be Together’–Up Next For City Council District Litigation, Connecticut Supremes

December 1st, 2017 · 29 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

The process to fill two City Council seats in the North End 133rd District will take several months and possibly longer, depending on the Connecticut Supreme Court’s willingness to accept the case on an expedited basis, according to lawyers of the various parties. Meanwhile, Jeanette Herron, whose seat is entangled in this legal case, and […]

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Here We Go Again, A Third Dem Primary In North End Council District–City To Appeal Decision

November 30th, 2017 · 54 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

What started September 12 will continue into 2018. Citing absentee ballot abuse, Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis on Thursday ordered yet another Democratic primary in the City Council 133rd District. The new primary for the North End district is scheduled for Feb. 6. The city is appealing to the state’s highest court declaring Bellis wrong […]

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What Will Judge Bellis Do?

November 28th, 2017 · 22 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis, who has a relatively long history sorting out elections issues in the city, ordered a redo of the September 12 Democratic primary for City Council in the 133rd District. Will she order a redo of the redo? From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: A Superior Court judge on Tuesday said she has […]

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