In the closing days to Tuesday’s Democratic primary for Board of Education some mail pieces have gotten edgy. Political activists examine mail pieces to determine an appropriate response or how to spin it back in their candidates’ favor. Campaign operatives for the endorsed slate (Kathryn Bukovsky, Simon Castillo, Brandon Clark) aligned with Mayor Bill Finch […]
Entries Tagged as 'Charlie Coviello'
September 8th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Education
July 23rd, 2013 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education, News and Events
City Democrats Monday night endorsed three newcomers for Board of Education at a party convention at Testo’s Restaurant. A challenge slate is expected to pull petition papers Tuesday (today) to try to secure signatures from five percent of registered Democrats to wage a September primary.
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June 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer, CT Post: Millionaire developer Manuel “Manny” Moutinho’s $400,000 driveway, paid for by city taxpayers, has become the city’s newest tourist attraction, right up there with Seaside Park and the Beardsley Zoo. “Maybe the mayor should be there collecting admission,” quipped city activist and former mayoral candidate Charles Coviello, who Friday called for […]
May 22nd, 2012 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Former State Senator Ernie Newton Monday night continued his comeback from a federal corruption conviction seven years ago to claim the Democratic endorsement for the State Senate seat he was forced to relinquish. He won the endorsement for Connecticut’s 23rd State Senate District over incumbent Ed Gomes and State Rep. Andres Ayala at the party convention at […]
Tags: Andres Ayala·Bill Finch·Bob Curwen·Charlie Coviello·Chris Murphy·Dottie Guman·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·John Olson·Lydia Martinez·M. Evette Brantley·Margaret Morton·Rich Paoletto·Susan Bysiewicz·Testo's Restaurant
January 27th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment
Remember this one from the mayoral campaign? Mary-Jane Foster says what’s claimed about her is a bunch of baloney. Tito Ayala says it’s all wrong. Charlie Coviello says the same. But Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez says as far as the commercial applies to him the commercial is spot on! Let’s submit this as a Super Bowl commercial […]
October 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
A memorial service will take place on Sunday 10 a.m. for Barry “Spanky” Piesner at Abe Green and Sons Funeral Home, 88 Beach Road, Fairfield. Piesner died August 4. He was 73. Politics, government, social services, real estate, journalism; Barry was an eclectic personality in the city with an incomparable talent for sales, be it politics or a business idea.
September 27th, 2011 · 115 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch, riding the power of incumbency and the Democratic party apparatus in a low turnout, turned back a spirited challenge from Mary-Jane Foster to win the Democratic nomination for mayor. Unofficial results show Finch winning overall, including absentee ballots, by roughly 5400 to Foster’s 3800. Finch’s absentee ballot operation alone, led by Democratic Town […]
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