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Merrill Won't Seek Fourth Term06/24/2021

Merrill Won’t Seek Fourth Term

Denise Merrill, who previously served as state representative, was first elected Secretary of the State in 2010. By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com After a decade as Connecticut’s top election official, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said Wednesday she will not seek a fourth term in office. Merrill, a Democrat, made the announcement during a morning READ MORE.
Connecticut Republicans Pick Proto06/24/2021

Connecticut Republicans Pick Proto

The new chairman will serve a two-year term. By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com The Connecticut Republican Party has selected Stratford attorney and political operative Ben Proto as its next chairman. Proto, who sought the position back in February when JR Romano resigned before the end of his term, said his goal is not to have a READ MORE.
West Hartford Police Promote New Captain06/24/2021

West Hartford Police Promote New Captain

The West Hartford Police Department held a ceremony Tuesday marking the promotion of Eric Rocheleau to the rank of captain. By Ronni Newton Friends and family, town officials, and current as well as numerous retired members of the West Hartford Police Department, gathered in the headquarters training room Tuesday to celebrate the promotion of Capt. READ MORE.
Connecticut Republicans Pick Proto06/23/2021

Connecticut Republicans Pick Proto

The new chairman will serve a two-year term. By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com The Connecticut Republican Party has selected Stratford attorney and political operative Ben Proto as its next chairman. Proto, who sought the position back in February when JR Romano resigned before the end of his term, said his goal is not to have a READ MORE.
West Hartford Police Promote New Captain06/23/2021

West Hartford Police Promote New Captain

The West Hartford Police Department held a ceremony Tuesday marking the promotion of Eric Rocheleau to the rank of captain. By Ronni Newton Friends and family, town officials, and current as well as numerous retired members of the West Hartford Police Department, gathered in the headquarters training room Tuesday to celebrate the promotion of Capt. READ MORE.
West Hartford Firefighter Named Connecticut Firefighter of the Year06/23/2021

West Hartford Firefighter Named Connecticut Firefighter of the Year

Firefighter/paramedic Rocco Laudato was honored Tuesday as the American Legion’s Connecticut Firefighter of the Year for 2020. By Ronni Newton Firefighter/parademic Rocco Laudato, who joined the West Hartford Fire Department in 2015, has quickly distinguished himself for going above and beyond in performing his duties, and after earning American Legion Hayes-Velhage Post 96 and Exchange READ MORE.

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