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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 Danbury Zoning Commission has unanimously approved changes to its zoning regulations to allow the site at 88 Rose Hill Ave. to be redeveloped as a 20-bed residence to be operated by the Women's Center of Greater Danbury.
The Maybrook Line began rail service in 1892 and ended service in 1974.
The two properties – 25 Miry Brook Road and 89 Wooster Heights – have long been eyesores, according to Mayor Mark Boughton.
Mayor Mark Boughton credits a solid budget, the addition of 900 new businesses last year, and no tax increase as reasons to be cheerful; the nine-term mayor's November opponent maintains that "we need a new vision going forward.”
Acknowledging that improvements “are not going to happen overnight," the governor promised that improvements to everything from Connecticut's economy and energy consumption to transportation and education are on the way.
“We’re moving forward on a number of fronts, collaborating with everyone from the mayor’s office and zoning to commercial and retail developers,” says Betsy Paynter, executive director of CityCenter Danbury.
Bidders “could rent it for a dollar a year if they’re doing their own improvements,” Mayor Mark Boughton said of the 7,000-square-foot property.
The latest rejection is apparently tied to an investigation of possible campaign finance violations.
The investigation puts into question whether the Westport exec's campaign will qualify for $1.35 million in public financing grants, which have been approved for fellow Republican contenders Mark Boughton and Tim Herbst.
Both political parties’ primaries will be held on Aug. 14; the general election will take place on Nov. 6.
Former Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst and Westport-based technology executive Steve Obstinik won enough votes from delegates to enable a primary election on Aug. 14. State Sen. Joe Markley of Southington was endorsed by the convention for lieutenant governor and Hartford pub owner Matthew M. Corey was endorsed to challenge Chris Murphy for the U.S. Senate.