Blumenthal: Trump “Threatened to Shut Down the Internet”

Blumenthal: Trump “Threatened to Shut Down the Internet”

TRUMP ON TWITTER:  “BIG ACTION TO FOLLOW!” by Sharon Rondeau (May 27, 2020) — At a Wednesday afternoon joint press conference with Gov. Ned Lamont, U.S. Senator from Connecticut Richard Blumenthal claimed that Trump “threatened to shut down the internet” in response to Twitter’s imposition of a “fact-checking” initiative visibly applied to two of Trump’s […]

Exclusive: Health District: “Pending Litigation” in Connecticut Barbershop Case

Exclusive:  Health District:  “Pending Litigation” in Connecticut Barbershop Case

DID THE DISTRICT “ALLOW” BARBER TO OPEN, THEN RESCIND? by Sharon Rondeau (May 21, 2020) — After reviewing an article in The New London Day which reported differing details about the Ledge Light Health District’s “cease and desist” order issued to Cat Thibodeau, owner of Modern Barber & Shave in Pawcatuck (Stonington), CT for reportedly […]

Local Health Department Orders Connecticut Barbershop to Close after it Reopened Wednesday

Local Health Department Orders Connecticut Barbershop to Close after it Reopened Wednesday

SPOKESMAN: ORDER A “LEGAL DOCUMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (May 21, 2020) — As was reported Wednesday evening on Fox 61 and in The Westerly (RI) Sun, a Pawcatuck, CT barbershop which reopened on Wednesday in defiance of Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s revised order may face closure Thursday afternoon by a local health department. Pawcatuck, a […]

Two Days Before Reopen Date, Lamont Backtracks on Hair Salons, Barbershops

Two Days Before Reopen Date, Lamont Backtracks on Hair Salons, Barbershops

HOW “REGIONAL” IS THE PLAN? by Sharon Rondeau (May 18, 2020) — After including hairdressers and barberships in the initial phase of Connecticut’s coronavirus “reopen” plan, on Monday Gov. Ned Lamont (D) reversed course on that industry, declaring that their return to business would be delayed until “early June.” The move was made, the press […]

Look to the Sky around 11:40AM – Flyover Salute for Connecticut’s Health Care Workers

Look to the Sky around 11:40AM – Flyover Salute for Connecticut’s Health Care Workers

“OPERATION AMERICAN RESOLVE” from Rowena White, Office of the Mayor, Rowena.White@Bridgeportct.gov (May 14, 2020) —To salute Connecticut’s health care workers for the service they are providing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Connecticut Air National Guard will conduct Operation American Resolve on Thursday, May 14. This includes the flyover of the Guard’s C-130H aircraft over hospitals and other […]

First Connecticut Reopenings Scheduled for May 20

First Connecticut Reopenings Scheduled for May 20

“PHASE 2” TO BEGIN ONE MONTH LATER by Sharon Rondeau (May 13, 2020) — During Wednesday’s Connecticut update on the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Ned Lamont (D) hosted two state legislators who are also restaurant owners to discuss strategies they have employed to remain open as well as to reopen their establishments to sit-down guests in […]

Mayor Ganim to Announce Distribution of 100,000 Free Face Masks During to Bridgeport Residents

Mayor Ganim to Announce Distribution of 100,000 Free Face Masks During to Bridgeport Residents

UPDATES ON COVID-19 IMPACT INCLUDING SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED AND GUIDELINES FOR RESTAURANTS REOPENING Contact:  Josue Jorge, Josue.Jorge@Bridgeportct.gov (May 5, 2020)  — WHO:        Mayor Ganim, community members joining on Facebook Live WHAT:       Mayor Ganim to provide details on distribution of 100,000 masks to City of Bridgeport residents to protect against the spread of Coronavirus in our […]

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

Mayor Ganim Announces Governor Lamont and Lt Governor Bysiewicz to Join Care-a-Van Recognizing Frontline Healthcare Workers

ALONG WITH RESIDENTS, AND PATIENTS IN RECOVERY AT CITY OF BRIDGEPORT SENIOR CENTERS for more information: Josue Jorge (203) 576-7201 (Apr. 30, 2020) — WHO:            Mayor Ganim, Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, U.S. Delegation representatives, State Delegation representatives, City Council, Bridgeport Police and Fire Department, Emergency Management, American Medical Response, Shriners Pyramid Pipes and Drums, Fairfield […]

Senator Richard Blumenthal to Join Mayor Ganim via Facebook Live Town Hall at 12:30pm Today

Senator Richard Blumenthal to Join Mayor Ganim via Facebook Live Town Hall at 12:30pm Today

LOCAL AND NATIONAL UPDATES ON CORONAVIRUS IMPACT from Josue Jorge, Communications Coordinator, Office of the Mayor, City of Bridgeport (Apr. 24, 2020) — WHO:             Mayor Ganim, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and community members joining on Facebook Live WHAT:          Mayor Ganim and Senator Richard Blumenthal will discuss ongoing Congressional efforts to help individuals and businesses impacted […]

Upstate New York “Pause” Protest Planned for Monday

Upstate New York “Pause” Protest Planned for Monday

“A WHOLE DIFFERENT WAY OF LIFE” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 18, 2020) — On Saturday morning The Post & Email was forwarded an email distributed to a wide number of upstate New York residents regarding a “Gridlock Buffalo” event to be held on Monday to protest New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s blanket “New York State […]

Mayor Ganim Announces First Responders from Bridgeport and Surrounding Towns to Salute Healthcare Workers in Cares Caravan

Mayor Ganim Announces First Responders from Bridgeport and Surrounding Towns to Salute Healthcare Workers in Cares Caravan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Scott Appleby, CEM, Director, Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security/Emergency Communications, City of Bridgeport (Apr. 16, 2020) — WHO:  Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Police, Fire Department, Emergency Operations Center staff, Troop G, AMR, Life Star, WPLR, STAR99.9, WEBE 108, 95.9 The Fox, Fairfield Police and Fire, Stratford Fire and Police, St […]

Connecticut Governor Tells Citizens to “Wear a Mask”

Connecticut Governor Tells Citizens to “Wear a Mask”

CITING OTHER GOVERNORS’ POLICIES by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 15, 2020) — At Wednesday’s press conference, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) appeared with a black cloth around his neck which he used as a prod to convince state residents to wear a mask when they are outside. Earlier on Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued […]

Tulis Puts City Under Notice on Arrest Power Limit

Tulis Puts City Under Notice on Arrest Power Limit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE by David Tulis, NoogaRadio 92.7, davidtuliseditor@gmail.com (Apr. 15, 2020) — City and county governments have received a warning notice from David Tulis, an investigative reporter and broadcast journalist who fears they may ramp up what he says are continuing existing violations of the Tennessee arrest warrant law. Tulis sent notice by email […]

Cuomo: “There is No Political Conspiracy”

Cuomo:  “There is No Political Conspiracy”

SAYS NEXT DECISIONS MATTER OF “LIFE AND DEATH” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 11, 2020) — In a news conference on Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted “there is no political conspiracy” in the fact that a projection showing more than two million U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic appears to have been vastly overstated. […]

Mayor Ganim Requests City of Bridgeport Leaders and Residents of all Faiths to Join in Prayer

Mayor Ganim Requests City of Bridgeport Leaders and Residents of all Faiths to Join in Prayer

INCLUSIVE WORDS DEDICATED TO THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN CLAIMED AND AFFECTED BY CORONAVIRUS for more information:  Josue.Jorge@bridgeportct.gov (Apr. 9, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim requests to be joined by religious leaders across all beliefs throughout the City of Bridgeport to offer prayer and words of faith during a time that residents in our […]

Has Connecticut Turned the Corner?

Has Connecticut Turned the Corner?

RECENT DATA SHOW IMPROVEMENT by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 2, 2020) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said at his daily presser on Thursday afternoon that efforts are under way to expedite unemployment compensation to individuals who lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. On Tuesday, Lamont said that the state unemployment computer […]

Connecticut: Unemployment Compensation to Take “Five Weeks” to Arrive

Connecticut:  Unemployment Compensation to Take “Five Weeks” to Arrive

SMALL STATE HEAVILY-IMPACTED BY DEADLY VIRUS by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 31, 2020) — In his daily 4:00 p.m. briefing, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said that unemployed workers who filed for unemployment compensation as a result of business closures from the coronavirus pandemic will have to wait “five weeks” to receive their first check. Lamont […]

Mother of Police Officer Murdered by Illegal Alien Asks for Prayers for Another “Angel Mom”

Mother of Police Officer Murdered by Illegal Alien Asks for Prayers for Another “Angel Mom”

“UNRESPONSIVE AT THE HOSPITAL” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 27, 2020) — On Thursday evening, “Angel Mom” Mary Ann Mendoza tweeted that Georgia resident Kathy Inman, who lost her son in a 2000 car accident caused by an illegal alien, was hospitalized after suffering “4 very severe seizures.” Mendoza reported that Inman “has been unresponsive at […]

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