How Madison Turned Blue

...whose district includes Madison, said she began to notice a shift in the “traditionally Republican town” when longtime Republican State Rep. Noreen Kokoruda lost to Democrat John-Michael Parker in 2018. “It was certainly an upset for Republicans in Madison,” Cohen said. “I don’t think Madison is a Democratic stronghold by...

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Takeaways from Tuesday’s Election

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...my town,” Cohen said. “We saw a landslide, 2-to-1 vote of residents in this town saying we’re not going to stand for racism.”  Cohen also highlighted Democratic success in nearby Madison and Killingworth, and said she thought the party was going into next fall’s elections in “a very strong position.” ...

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Clinton Town Leaders Talk Election, Priorities

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...the State’s website, about 28 percent of the voters in Clinton voted in the municipal election, a decrease of eight percent from municipal elections in 2019. In comparison, neighboring towns Westbrook and Madison had a voter turnout rate of about 47 and 49 percent, respectively.  Allen said that while the...

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‘That’s a Wrap’ — 2021 Election Coverage

...community has not been driven apart by any controversy. “It’s been blown out of proportion,” Hall said. “The general public is more like us, all standing here together talking about our families.” MADISON — A number of Democrats are standing outside Brown School in Madison, including State Senator Christine Cohen...

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Klarides: This November, Start Your Town’s Success Story. Vote Republican.

...you to vote for your Republican candidates for First Selectman, Mayor or Town Council, and start or continue your town’s success story with an efficient government, safe neighborhoods, and roaring local economy. Themis Klarides Madison, CT Klarides served as House Minority Leader in the Connecticut Legislature from 2015 through 2021....

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Door to Door with Madison First Selectman Peggy Lyons

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MADISON — Walking along Forest Hills Drive, a wooded and winding residential road just two miles from Hammonasset State Park, Madison First Selectman Peggy Lyons went door to door, making her case for reelection.  Lyons said it’s different campaigning as an incumbent. “People now have specific things that they want...

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David Spencer Pitches Beaujolais

...waste, and also a lack of diversity of grapes, people, wine, varietals and styles.” It’s a philosophy that also shapes the way that, for example, The Wine Thief in New Haven and Madison sells wine, which Spencer acknowledges, but he says he takes it to the level where “it’s all...

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Candidates for Madison Board of Ed Weigh $85 Million School Plan

...for the $85 million project, agreeing that it would provide a safe and healthy learning environment for Madison’s children. Some candidates also emphasized the need for fiscal responsibility and public outreach. Democrat Maureen Lewis Democratic candidate Maureen Lewis, whose three daughters attended Madison Public Schools, said that her youngest, who...

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Madison Releases Plans for New Elementary School

MADISON — School officials released the first draft of a plan for the new Jeffrey Elementary School building at a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday.  The plan is part of a $85 million building project that includes constructing a new pre-kindergarten to fifth grade elementary school, closing Jeffrey and...

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$2.3 Million Offer Wins Endorsement of Madison Selectmen

MADISON — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to recommend the sale of the former Island Avenue School to Our Lady of Mercy Preparatory Academy in a meeting Tuesday night. The academy, which has been leasing the building since 2019, offered the town $2.3 million for the purchase of the...

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