Connecticut Absentee-Voting Case Refiled with State Supreme Court

Connecticut Absentee-Voting Case Refiled with State Supreme Court

WITH REQUEST FOR EN BANC HEARING by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 23, 2020) — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of newly-enacted Connecticut absentee voting outside of the state constitution’s permissible reasons for not  appearing in-person have requested an en banc hearing with the state’s highest court. As The Post & Email reported Monday […]

Hearings This Week on Connecticut Mail-In Voting Complaint

Hearings This Week on Connecticut Mail-In Voting Complaint

HAS THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE VIOLATED THE STATE CONSTITUTION AND ELECTION LAW? by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 20, 2020) — Two hearings in an election lawsuit filed against Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (D) will be held this week, with state Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Robinson presiding. Hearings will take place on […]

City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center Accepting Applications to Assist Eligible Residents Impacted by COVID-19

City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center Accepting Applications to Assist Eligible Residents Impacted by COVID-19

LONG-TERM RECOVERY COMMITTEE AIMS TO SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS & SMALL BUSINESSES WITH UNMET NEEDS from Rowena White, Office of the Mayor, City of Bridgeport (Jul. 13, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT –  COVID-19 emergency declarations on Federal, State, and local levels have impacted individuals and businesses in one way or another.  The City of Bridgeport Emergency Operations […]

Grandmother Relates Harrowing Experience with Tennessee DCS

Grandmother Relates Harrowing Experience with Tennessee DCS

“THEY WANT A ‘GUILTY’ VERDICT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2020) — Last week, The Post & Email interviewed the grandmother of an infant taken from her parents this past February after the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services (DCS) accused the parents of child physical abuse, an allegation the parents and grandmother deny and say […]

Lawsuits Filed Against Connecticut Secretary of the State over Absentee Voting

Lawsuits Filed Against Connecticut Secretary of the State over Absentee Voting

“IT’S ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 5, 2020) — On July 1, a Connecticut-based non-profit filed a lawsuit naming Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (D) as defendant as a result of her announced intent in early May to send absentee-voter applications to every registered voter for the state’s primary elections on August […]

Seattle Mayor Declares CHOP Occupation “Unlawful”

Seattle Mayor Declares CHOP Occupation “Unlawful”

PARK TO BE VACATED, DURKAN SAYS by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 1, 2020) — Before dawn on Wednesday, the Seattle Police Department’s Public Affairs division posted a four-page memo from Mayor Jenny Durkan which it termed a “Proclamation of Civil Emergency” responsive to the “CHOP” zone overtaken by “protesters” on June 8. The zone was designated […]

2020 “Big E” Canceled

2020 “Big E” Canceled

ANNUAL NEW ENGLAND “CELEBRATION” SHUTTERED DUE TO COVID-19 by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 29, 2020) — On Monday Gene Cassidy, CEO of the annual Eastern States Exposition, or”Big E,” announced that this year’s fair is canceled. The event, one of the largest of its kind in North America, spans 17 days between mid-September and early October […]

Report: CHOP Barriers to be Removed Sunday

Report:  CHOP Barriers to be Removed Sunday

AFTER UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT FRIDAY by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 28, 2020) — Concrete barriers erected to delineate the “CHOP,” or “Capitol Hill Organized Protest,” zone in Seattle’s Capitol Hill area from greater Seattle are scheduled to be removed today, multiple outlets reported. On June 8, “protesters” overtook the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct amid a six-block […]

Seattle Mayor Wants “Summer of Love” to “Wind Down”

Seattle Mayor Wants “Summer of Love” to “Wind Down”

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO “FESTIVE”? by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 22, 2020) — On his Monday night show, “Hannity” host Sean Hannity announced as breaking news that Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, a former U.S. attorney appointed by Barack Obama, has expressed a desire to “wind down” what she called a “summer of love” after extremists claimed control […]

Mayor Ganim, Chief Thode Recognize Firefighters for Heroic, Successful Efforts to Save Life of 4-Year Old Boy

Mayor Ganim, Chief Thode Recognize Firefighters for Heroic, Successful Efforts to Save Life of 4-Year Old Boy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Josue Jorge, Josue.Jorge@Bridgeportct.gov (Jun. 22, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim and Chief Thode recognized Firefighters from Ladder 11 of the Bridgeport Fire Department for successful, heroic efforts to save the life of an unconscious four-year old boy at 2407 Fairfield Avenue on June 19th, 2020. At 9:18 a.m. on […]

Mayor Ganim Promotes Businesses and Restaurants Reopening During Phase Two in the City of Bridgeport

Mayor Ganim Promotes Businesses and Restaurants Reopening During Phase Two in the City of Bridgeport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Josue Jorge, Office of the Mayor, City of Bridgeport, CT (Jun. 17, 2020) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim was joined by Chef Ricky at Grill II in Downtown Bridgeport to announce the next steps of reopening City of Bridgeport restaurants and other businesses; such as nail salons, gyms, pools, and […]

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 […]

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