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While Connecticut's number of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths continues to rise, Gov. Ned Lamont today insisted that they "seem to be flattening out."
Three concerts scheduled for the summer were shifted to other venues.
"These upgrades will save the city considerable money over the long-term and ultimately benefit the taxpayers of Bridgeport," says Mayor Joe Ganim.
Developer Howard Saffan says “a combination of Murphy’s Law and the weather" delayed the venue's opening by more than a year -- and that its original $15 million budget has been exceeded "dramatically."
Santa (Sandi) Ayala, who ends her 16-year run tomorrow, has frequently been accused of mishandling several elections.
"I would be remiss if I didn’t express my appreciation again for the continued and overwhelming support that I received from the voters," the mayor said in acknowledging the court ruling.
The future of the governos’s ambitious 10-year, $21 billion CT2030 plan is very much in doubt, with state Republicans remaining skeptical and several of his fellow Democratic lawmakers hedging their bets as next year’s election looms.
"Like many residents in Stamford, I don't like paying tolls," Martin said, "but I applaud the governor's courageous commitment to fixing our transportation infrastructure while being financially responsible."
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.
The State Elections Enforcement Commission has issued subpoenas for a number of elections records, as well as visitor logs and video surveillance at a pair of Bridgeport public housing complexes.
Meanwhile, independent consultant Jeff Kohut has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the Nov. 5 election.
Moore, who has charged voter fraud after winning at the polls but losing the absentee vote by what she says is a suspiciously wide margin, says that incumbent Mayor Joe Ganim is "up to his old tricks."
Moore said she would not "stand aside and let the voters of Bridgeport be silenced."
The absentee vote count was in Ganim’s favor, giving him 932 votes to Marilyn Moore’s 303.
In 1985, Tisdale was the first African-American nominated by a major party for the Bridgeport mayoralty.