One post by Jeff Rogers charged that “Democrats are pushing a civil war.”
Many Americans struggling to feed their families over the past pandemic year say they've had difficulty figuring out how to get help and had trouble finding healthy foods they can afford
Officials are setting their hopes on a $11,679 "temporary barrier" so staff can move in by November or early December, according to the chairman of the building committee.
The event, on Sept. 22, will be open to the public.
Heede should listen to his party's voters, who overwhelmingly rejected his candidacy for Town Council in this week's primary and sent a loud, clear message for change in the way the party is run.
Voters will be asked if they wish to overturn approval of a property tax assessment agreement for the developers of the former Campbell Grain site and if the town should prohibit the establishment of...
Opposition to the redevelopment of the Mystic Education Center, a desire for fresh perspectives and advocacy on issues, and an effective campaign were among the reasons cited that helped Town...
Town Councilor and party Chairman Conrad Heede lost his spot on the November ballot.
In a primary Tuesday, Democratic voters will elect...
Local citizens spoke up about the process of redrawing General Assembly and congressional districts.
She stands out in Groton as a councilor willing to listen to constituents and rock town Democrats' boat.
The availability of free, online mapping tools preloaded with census and elections data mean that for the first time, anyone can propose their own districts and submit them to a legislative committee.
Former City Council member and mayoral candidate Marty Olsen announced on Tuesday that he would join the Republican slate of candidates seeking a seat on the City Council.
The Texas Legislature has signed off on a sweeping GOP rewrite of election laws after months of protests by Democrats
State Rep. Hilda Santiago, D-Meriden, is considering joining a potentially crowded race for secretary of the state, assisted by Groton Town Councilor Aundré Bumgardner.
If the town is going to contribute to affordable housing by cutting taxes for a rich development company, why not spread it around, maybe in communities that could use more income leveling, like...
The Ledyard Registrars will conduct the public lottery on Thursday, Sept. 9, at Town Hall.
Former six-term council member returned to body that oversees tribal government, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment.
The New London Green Party has announced three candidates for local office in teh upcoming election, a group that includes prominent city activist and now city council candidate Kris Wraight.
Dianne Slopak was the first-ever woman to be the city's Republican registrar.
Thousands of voting rights advocates are rallying across the country Saturday to call for sweeping protections against a further erosion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Former six-term council member is among 10 candidates for five seats.
The locations for the Democratic primary election, which will be held from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 14, are the same as in the Nov. 2020 presidential election.
Town clerks are familiarizing themselves with a new way of running elections in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Residents, unhappy with an Aug. 9 town meeting approval of a tax break for the developers of the former Campbell Grain site in downtown Pawcatuck, have forced the town to hold a referendum on the...
Anxiety in the United States over COVID-19 is at its highest level since winter
The Groton Registrars will hold a voter registration session 5 p.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31 at the Registrar's Office.
The Groton Democratic Town Committee has announced that Groton Police Union Local No. 3428 endorsed two Town Council candidates.
Leaders in the Groton Democratic party punished Town Councilor Portia Bordelon after her opposition to the botched Oral School proposal, but voters will get to vote to return her to the council in a...
While they have policy differences, they all agree that political participation from young people is essential.
Voters at a referendum on Tuesday rejected a City Council decision to repeal a minimum police staffing ordinance.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday to allow residents to vote on repeal of a controversial staffing ordinance for the police department.
Town Councilor Portia Bordeon obtained enough signatures to warrant a Democratic primary for Town Council
The money for the roof replacement approved by voters will come from $2.7 million in federal COVID-relief aid already sitting in the town bank account.
The Board of Finance features the only contested races among the two parties.
Secretary of the state since 2011, she will not run again.
The Ledyard state representative’s campaign categorically denied the complaint, which alleges France improperly received help from a conservative group.
Portia Bordelon, a Democratic Town Councilor, announced that she is pursuing a primary campaign for reelection to Town Council.
The council is back at full strength again, after the panel Wednesday night approved the nomination of Hilary Evans to fill a vacancy.
Martha H. Shoemaker said she is running with Jim Lampos, the Democratic selectman candidate, to bring "a breath of fresh air" to local government.
Democrats, who control the Town Council, announced a council slate that did not include incumbent Portia Bordelon, though she received endorsements for Board of Education and Representative Town...
Republicans are criticizing Democrats for choosing municipal candidates mostly by town committee rather than caucus.
The town has a lengthy list of Republicans and Democrats running in November, with a couple of young faces on the ballot.
Rose Ann Hardy, running as an unaffiliated selectman candidate, accepted the GOP endorsement at Monday night's Republican caucus.
Incumbents from both parties seek reelection.
The New London Democratic Party will be running four new Board of Education candidates and two new City Council candidates in the 2021 municipal elections.
Both the Democratic and Republican town committees have announced the slates they are endorsing for November, and the newcoming candidates are eager to make a difference.
Yamir Flores, owner of a pest control business, will replace Robert Dempsky as a Republican candidate for Norwich school board.
Hilary Evans has been nominated to fill a vacancy on the Town Council.
No Republican candidate expressed interest in running for first selectman at Friday's endorsement caucus.
The Republican Town Committee also nominated retired state trooper Matt Ward for selectman.
Norwich Democrats endorsed slates of six candidates each for City Council and Board of Education on Thursday, as well as mayoral candidate Mark Bettencourt.
Three candidates vying to succeed Katherine Sebastian Dring, chairman of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Council since 2015.
Rose Ann Hardy, a retired educator in the East Lyme school system, has served as deputy selectman three times and as interim first selectman once since she was first elected in 1985.
The Norwich Republican Town Committee endorsed six candidates for the City Council, six for Board of Education and incumbent Mayor Peter Nystrom.
Unaffiliated First Selectwoman Danielle Chesebrough will run unopposed for reelection this November after she was endorsed by both the Democratic and Republican town committees Thursday night.
City Republicans have candidates for all 14 seats in the upcoming elections for City Council and Board of Education.
Anthony DiLizia, an Army veteran, says he wants to break Rep. Joe Courtney’s grip on eastern Connecticut.
Three of the Democratic state lawmakers who fled Texas to stymie a Republican-backed effort to impose new voting restrictions have tested positive for COVID-19 in the nation's capital
The Preston Republican Town Committee will hold an endorsement caucus Friday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Preston Plains Middle School.
Democrats in the Texas Legislature are bolting for Washington, D
Texas Republicans have advanced bills that would make voting harder in a state that already has some of the nation’s toughest restrictions after hundreds spoke against the proposals
Congressional Democrats are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation that would protect voting rights after a Supreme Court ruling made it harder to challenge Republican efforts to limit ballot...
Despite being impeached twice, former President Donald Trump is not the worst president in U.S. history, according to 142 presidential historians surveyed by C-SPAN, the results of which were...
Donald Trump has reprised his baseless election grievances in his first campaign-style rally since leaving the White House
Reps Cheeseman, McCarty and Carney voted with Democrats on important bills during the recently completed General Assembly session.
The Justice Department is suing Georgia over the state’s voting laws
A taxpayer at the special town meeting asked voters to oppose a $1 million bonding request from the schools to send "a clear message" to the Board of Education.
Alberti lost to current First Selectman Mark Nickerson in 2019 by 184 votes. He is not running for reelection.
She has held the position since 2011.
The Democrats’ expansive elections and voting bill is all but certain to be rejected in a key Senate test vote
Selectman Bob Carlson will run for first selectman in the November election.
For the second time in two months, the Town Council is filling a vacancy on its panel.
Voters bucked past trends Wednesday and approved both the 2021-22 school and town government budgets in the first referendum try.
Aside from recreational cannabis, there are a few other priorities lawmakers would like to get to during the upcoming legislative special session.
A key Democratic senator says he won't not vote for the largest overhaul of U.S. election law in at least a generation
President Joe Biden has used the 100th anniversary of Tulsa’s race massacre to plea for sweeping legislation in Congress to protect the right to vote
A dramatic late-night walkout in the Texas Capitol that blocked sweeping new voting restrictions is giving Democrats a boost of morale after months of racking up losses in GOP-controlled statehouses...