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Nov 21, 2022
EAST LITCHFIELD DONATES TO TOYS FOR TOTS
Mike Cattey of Torrington and Sarah Carr of Litchfield watch as a Naugatuck Railroad train pulls into the depot in East Litchfield on Saturday to pick up gifts for Toys for Tots. BZ photos
Nov 21, 2022
Litchfield nixes pot sales, OKs charging stations
LITCHFIELD – The Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday responded to the result of a Nov. 8 referendum in which voters overwhelming supported a ban on the commercial sale of cannabis in town.
Nov 14, 2022
Biden, Ukraine, And A 30-Year-Old Crypto Billionaire: How The Implosion Of FTX Connects To The Global Elite
When cryptocurrency exchange platform FTX suddenly imploded last week, immediately erasing the fortune of 30-year-old founder Sam Bankman-Fried, the public soon noticed multiple strings between the company and the Democratic Party that curiously run through Ukraine.
Nov 14, 2022
Connecticut will get millions from Google
HARTFORD — Attorney General William Tong announced Monday that Connecticut is due to receive $6.5 million from a $391.5 million settlement between Google and 39 states over its location tracking practices.
Nov 12, 2022
Republicans, Republican-Leaning Independents Shift In Who They Want To Be GOP’s Nominee In 2024: Poll
Republican and Republican-leaning Independents have shifted their views of who they believe is the best choice to be the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in 2024.
Nov 11, 2022
GOSHEN VET HONORED AT SCHOOL PROGRAM
Veterans from American Legion Post 46 in Goshen and American Legion Post 27 in Litchfield participated in a program that included students singing songs, reading poems and distributing gifts to veterans.
Nov 11, 2022
VETS TO HAVE NAMES ADDED TO MONUMENT
American Legion Post 27 in Litchfield marked Veterans Day on Friday and in the process recognized three veterans who are graduates of Litchfield High School.
Nov 9, 2022
REDDINGTON-HUGHES WINS BIG IN 66TH RACE
Karen Reddington-Hughes of Woodbury wears a smile at the Litchfield Distillery on Tuesday as she looks at the vote totals of her victory in the 66th District state representative race. To the right is state Rep. David T. Wilson, the legislator she’ll succeed. On the left is Willow Scott of Northfield. BZ photos
Nov 8, 2022
Harding takes down Bermudez Zimmerman in 30th District
NEW MILFORD — Voters in the sprawling 30th state Senate District showed Tuesday they weren’t ready to change the seat from red to blue after more than 30 years.
Nov 8, 2022
ELECTION DAY TURNOUT STEADY AT FIREHOUSE
It has been a strong voter turnout at the Litchfield firehouse on Election Day, with voters arriving in force shortly after the polls opened at 6 a.m.
Oct 29, 2022
ROAD LEADS TO LITCHFIELD FOR STEFANOWSKI
Republican candidate for governor Bob Stefanowski had a lot of ground to cover in Northwest Connecticut on Saturday and did it with the help of Litchfield native Lizzie Wilson.
Oct 28, 2022
Hayes and Logan Neck and Neck in Latest Polling of Congressional Race by CT Examiner
Incumbent Rep. Jahana Hayes and her Republican challenger George Logan are neck and neck according to a new poll commissioned by CT Examiner, which shows likely voters choosing inflation and rising prices by a two-to-one margin over abortion as the deciding issue in the race.
Aug 2, 2022
Op-Ed: THE POINT OF NO RETURN
This is an election year. But the issues this year are not about Democrats and Republicans. The big issue is whether this nation has degenerated to a point of no return -- a point where we risk destroying ourselves, before our enemies can destroy us.
Jul 21, 2022
LITCHFIELD VOTERS COMPLETE REGION 20 BOARD
Bill Davenport, left, Joanne Moore and John Morosani take the oath of office after being elected to the new Region 20 Board of Education on Wednesday.
Jul 8, 2022
Op-Ed: America’s Best Days Are Ahead – Art, Life, and America’s Resurgence
Art can reflect – sometimes foreshadow – life. It has before, it may again. In 1976, America was low, next few years tough. A governor named Ronald Reagan ran for the Republican presidential nomination, lost to incumbent Gerald Ford, who lost to Democrat Jimmy Carter – who delivered double digit inflation, interest rates, and unemployment. But the Big Wheel…was starting to turn.
Oct 1, 2021
Op-Ed: Is Ensuring Election Integrity Anti-Democratic?
When it comes to absentee voting, we Americans, accustomed as we are to very loose rules, are often shocked to learn that 35 of the 47 European countries—including France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden—don’t allow absentee voting for citizens living in country.
Sep 29, 2021
RAAP AND MARTINEAU SQUARE OFF IN DEBATE
Litchfield’s candidates for first selectman took the stage at Litchfield Intermediate School for an hour-long debate Tuesday that was sanctioned by the Democratic and Republican town committees.
Sep 9, 2021
LOGAN, MORRIS STUMP FOR MARTINEAU
George Logan, center, a Republican candidate for Congress in the 5th District, and John Morris, left, of Litchfield, a member of the Republican State Central Committee, are shown with Daniel Martineau, the Republican candidate for first selectman in Litchfield, during a gathering of Litchfield Republican candidates Wednesday at the home of state Rep. David T. Wilson, R-Litchfield.
Aug 27, 2021
REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES MEET THE PUBLIC
Daniel Martineau, the Republican candidate for first selectman in Litchfield, speaks during the Republican candidate meet and greet at Community Field on Thursday.
Aug 19, 2021
Governor Lamont Announces State Employees, Childcare, and School Staff Will Be Required To Get Vaccinated for COVID-19
Governor Ned Lamont announced today that he has issued an executive order related to the COVID-19.
Jun 18, 2021
CT Approves Recreational Marijuana Despite Studies Raising Concerns on Youth Impact
The Connecticut legislature this week approved legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut. Governor Ned Lamont has indicated he will sign the legislation into law.