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WallingfordCT.com is an aggregated news and information website that provides info from around the town of Wallingford, CT including from the town government, local news organizations, blogs and social media:

This site was originally created by a Wallingford resident, Tim Dineen, more than 15 years ago and is intended as a source for news and information about the town of Wallingford, Connecticut. This site hosted the first "official" website for the town, a volunteer effort at the time back in 1997, and has been revised to focus on the compilation of Wallingford news from various sources including journalistic news as well as news from social media.

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Bob Swick's Blog: 239 Years Of Freedom July 4, 1776 - July 4, 2015
7/4/15 1:43 AM
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and eq...

CT News Junkie: Have A Great, Safe Holiday!
7/3/15 1:50 PM
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CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Union Lobbyists Had Big Wins This Legislative Session
7/3/15 9:00 AM
In April, when the Democrats on the Finance Committee released their half of the budget calling for more than $2 billion in new revenue, most of the lobbyists were scrambling to get their hands on the details....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the 2015 Special Session
7/3/15 7:00 AM
The legislature met early this week to finish up its business from this year’s session, and managed to get a lot done. Some of it was very positive and should help Connecticut move forward. Some of it was a bit less so. And some of it was, well . . .  just ugly....

CT News Junkie: OP-ED | Stay In Connecticut But Don’t Dismiss Scott’s Message
7/3/15 4:30 AM
What should we make of a Republican governor from a large state with a relatively strong economy who comes to embattled Connecticut to steal some jobs from us? For starters, we should pay attention and not dismiss him as a publicity seeker. We should not shoot the messenger, who in this case has a r...

: ASRC Summer Special Events
7/2/15 6:05 PM
July 2, 2015 E-Newsletter for Wallingford-based organization....

CT News Junkie: Malloy Vetoes Municipal Double-Dipping
7/2/15 3:56 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have allowed municipal employees to double dip, collecting a pension and a salary at the same time....

: FBI Raid; Fireworks Guide; DUI Checkpoints
7/2/15 3:49 PM
Wallingford man receives $4.25 million in lawsuit; Serial car burglar charged; Best suburbs to raise a family ranked and more....

CT News Junkie: Administration Walks Back Decision on Nursing Home Funding
7/2/15 12:17 PM
Democratic lawmakers defended budget language earlier this week that said more money would go to union nursing homes than non-union nursing homes. But as it turns out, the formula will need to be changed....

: Wallingford Library Hosts Children's Book Discussion
7/2/15 5:31 AM
The discussion will take place on July 9 in Wallingford....

: Spanish Community of Wallingford Presents Annual Mariachi Summer Concert
7/2/15 5:29 AM
The concert will take place on July 10 in Wallingford....

: Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Presents Golf Classic
7/2/15 5:27 AM
The event will take place on August 24 in Wallingford....

CT News Junkie: Paid Family Leave Is Reborn
7/2/15 4:30 AM
Budget adjustments signed into law Tuesday mean the state is on the road to adopting paid family and medical leave, but state leaders disagree about how long the road will be and where it will end....

: Complete Connecticut 2015 Fireworks Guide
7/1/15 9:46 PM
The complete guide to fireworks celebrations in and near Wallingford....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Recycling Center Has Moved to Resident Disposal Center
7/1/15 7:00 PM
Please read this Press Release for more information....

CT News Junkie: Union Leader ‘Stunned’ By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education Commish
7/1/15 2:42 PM
One of the four bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed Tuesday would have prescribed educational qualifications for the state’s Education Commissioner....

CT News Junkie: Obama on Overtime Pay Proposal: ‘A Hard Day’s Work Deserves a Fair Day’s Pay’
7/1/15 12:47 PM
In a bid to address income inequality nationwide, President Barack Obama announced his proposal to extend overtime pay Tuesday, a ruling that updates a significant labor regulation and would result in larger paychecks for nearly 5 million workers....

CT News Junkie: Lembo Certifies $115.7M Budget Deficit
7/1/15 10:37 AM
The 2016 budget officially begins today, but the 2015 budget is still running a $115.7 million deficit, according to state Comptroller Kevin Lembo....

Bob Swick's Blog: July 1 In Connecticut-More Taxes, More Spending, More Businesses Moving Out, More Taxpyers Moving Out
7/1/15 10:03 AM
Happy July Connecticut.  It is a happy day for the Connecticut Democrats. However it is not happy for those work in Connecticut, own businesses in Connecticut and pay taxes in Connecticut. It is a happy day for the Connecticut Democrats and Connecticut State Unions as they were able to eliminat...

Wallingford Public Library: Scrapbooking for Teens
7/1/15 9:12 AM
Tuesday, July 14th at 6:00 p.m. in the Collins Room Create your own summer-themed scrapbook. All materials provided, just bring photos. Each participant will make a two page spread. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754....

Wallingford Public Library: Poetry Workshop: Effective Criticism - How to Approach a Poem
7/1/15 9:03 AM
Monday, July 13th at 6:30 p.m. in the Collins Room Join Lori DeSanti from Southern Connecticut State University for this three-part workshop and learn how to appreciate poetry through effective criticism. At the first workshop we'll read and critique a poem by a well-known poet. Workshops two and...

Wallingford Public Library: Hula Hooping Workshop
7/1/15 8:55 AM
Thursday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room Learn about the evolution of the hula hoop and experiment with single, multiple, and LED hoops. Beginners welcome. You'll never look at a plastic circle the same again! Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Parents are welcome to attend. Please ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Twilight Tunes Concert Series - On the Parade Ground
6/29/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: “R” Band Summer Concert Series - Thursday Evenings - Starts July 9
6/28/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: Government Channel Program Schedule - Week of June 29
6/28/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: TAX PAYMENT NOTICE: First Installment of Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes and Total Motor Vehicle
6/28/15 7:00 PM
Taxes Due July 1, 2015. Final date for payment is August 3, 2015....

Wallingford Wired: Top Ten Reasons to Live in Wallingford CT
6/27/15 7:10 PM
Founded in 1670, Wallingford, Connecticut has been my home town for over 20 years. The population at the 2010 census was 45,135, but that doesn’t mean it feels like a big town. Indeed, there are many things about Wallingford that make it an amazing place to live! After surveying several hundred resi...

Wallingford Public Library: Holiday Closing
6/26/15 4:27 PM
The Library will be closed Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Monday, July 6th....

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Budget Process
6/20/15 5:25 AM
Let me try to understand Connecticut's budget process.  First a budget is presented that is out of balance.  The budget then has money taken off budget and placed somewhere else to avoid the mandated state constitutional spending cap.  Then taxes increase and the Connecticut Democrat ...

Wallingford Public School System: Dag Grade 8 Awards
6/19/15 11:32 AM
Click here to view a list of the Grade 8 Awards for this year....

Wallingford Public School System: Summer Activities/Work link
6/18/15 6:59 AM
To access activities and work for students to enrich their summer, please click this link:   https://sites.google.com/a/wallingfordschools.org/summer-resources/home...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Compost Center - Open 6 Days/Week through November 30
6/16/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Public School System: Community Bulletin Board announcements
6/16/15 1:01 PM
Any camps, activities, or fliers that are shared with us by community organizations, such as Wallingford Parks and Recreation, YMCA, Spanish Community of Wallingford, or other groups in which our students may participate are shared on a page on our website called the Community Bulletin Board . Chec...

Wallingford Public School System: Dr. Menzo's Quote of the Week
6/16/15 10:05 AM
"You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way." Walter Hagen...

Wallingford Public School System: Mariachi Summer Camp
6/15/15 6:22 PM
Click here for more information about the Mariachi Summer Camp and Festival from July 6-9. Spanish flier...

Bob Swick's Blog: Taxation Without Representation Brought To You By Connecticut's Democrat Party
6/15/15 1:39 PM
Many years ago our state was part of a group of colonists who had enough of taxation without representation from England and decided to declare their freedom so that they could have freedom at that time.  In 2015 the Democrat Party of Connecticut has decided that Connecticut taxpayers will also...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Twilight Tunes 2015
6/14/15 7:07 PM
Summer is just a few days away, bringing hot days and cool nights. Now that the Community Pool is open, that takes care of the hot days, but the cool nights need something to do as well, and this fits the bill. The Wallingford Twilight Tunes Concert Series is set to kick off on July [...] Wallingf...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Plan of Conservation & Development - Resident Input Needed
6/14/15 7:00 PM
Please provide your input by participating in a survey....

Wallingford Town Government Website: Plan of Conservation & Development Update - Click for further information
6/10/15 7:00 PM
Or, visit the Planning & Zoning Department page under Departments & Agencies...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford Community Pool to Open
6/9/15 2:28 PM
The days are getting longer, the kids will be out of school soon, and the temperatures are getting warmer and warmer. What better way to handle those three events than by taking a cooling dip in the community pool? Wallingford’s Community Pool will open initially on the weekend of June 13-14th from ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut Has Died A Slow Economic Death Today - May It Rest In Peace
6/3/15 8:16 AM
And here we go again. Middle class tax relief in the form of much new and higher taxes. Only in Connecticut brought to you by Connecticut's Democrat Party. The same party that brought you the highest tax increase in Connecticut's history a mere four years ago that was supposed to balance the budget ...

Wallingford Wired: Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Centennial Celebration Gala
6/1/15 2:18 PM
It is my pleasure to announce that the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 100th year of operation in 2015. The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce is a business association of over 550 members, from sole proprietorships to large international companies, and local non-profit organizations. ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut Democrats Call For More Taxes-Connecticut Democrats Own Connecticut's Economic Decline Fully
6/1/15 10:01 AM
Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher taxes. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher spending. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher taxes. Connecticut Democrats want and will get more, new and higher spending. Connecticut Democrats...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Dog Licensing Program
5/28/15 7:00 PM
State law requires the registration of dogs during June....

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Taxpayer Funded Democrat Scandal
5/23/15 2:08 AM
Connecticut's taxpayers in my opinion are disrespected on a daily basis by our government.  Connecticut's taxpayers work for government through the massive transfer of monetary income and wealth to our state government through an incredible amount of taxes and fees that are paid to Hartford.&nb...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 18 Draper Ave, Meriden CT 06450
5/22/15 12:28 PM
18 Draper Ave, Meriden, CT New Listing Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 1176 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Meriden Homes For Sale Meriden Homes Under $200k Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Summer 2015 Recreation Guide - Department of Parks & Recreation
5/18/15 7:00 PM
The Department of Parks and Recreation has released the Summer 2015 guide to leisure and fun entitled, “Wallingford’s Summer Fun.”...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Vehicle Registration: New Wallingford Residents
5/18/15 7:00 PM
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Wallingford Town Government Website: VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED to assist at HazWaste Central
5/18/15 7:00 PM
Wallingford's Hometown Day - September 19...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Revaluation Project: Property Visits and Data Collection - Assessor
5/17/15 7:00 PM
Revaluation inspections to be conducted from June to September....

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's New Economic Language
5/16/15 12:46 AM
Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule have created their own language in Connecticut.  It may be difficult for the remaining taxpayers in the state to understand these new definitions to words thus I wish to clarify them for my readers. Budget Deficit-A concept that does not ex...

Wallingford Wired: Michael J. Citak Art Work Now on HRE Art Wall
5/14/15 1:02 PM
We are proud to announce the eighth artist in our series of local artists has taken their spot our “Wallingford Inspires…” art wall, and the bold colors of these Impressionism paintings are striking! Mixed Media Artist Captures Imagination Through Imagery We are honored to have local artist Michael ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: HazWaste Central Open Most Saturday Mornings May through October 31
5/13/15 7:00 PM
Hours of Operation: Most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon....

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Massive Spending Problem Over And Over Again
5/9/15 1:49 AM
Connecticut's massive spending problem rolls on.  And on and on.  And the solution once again is to raise taxes.  To raise taxes on basically all goods and services that still exist in Connecticut.  To remind my readers here are the taxes that the Democrat Party wish to increase:...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Red Cross FREE Smoke Alarm Installation - Department of Health
5/5/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: Yes Higher and Even More Taxes Brought To You By Connecticut's Democrats.
5/5/15 8:54 AM
Thank You Connecticut Democrats For These New Taxes! Establish New Marginal Rate of 6.99% to increase revenue by $102.4 million in FY 2016 and $94.7 million in FY 2017 – Establish 2% Supplemental Tax on Capital Gains to increase revenue by $167.6 million in FY 2016 and $178 million in FY 2017 – Esta...

Wallingford Wired: New Listing: 95 Mildred Rd, Meriden CT 06450
5/4/15 3:10 PM
95 Mildred Rd, Meriden, CT NEW Listing Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 988 SQUARE FEET 95 Mildred Rd is a charming ranch featuring large living room with new carpet open to kitchen and breakfast area, room...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Economic Exit Continues.
5/2/15 3:18 AM
Connecticut's economic exit continues.  The signal has been the recent hilarious supposed budget negotiations (obviously all one sided) that presents to taxpayers a mere $1.8 billion dollars in new taxes and tax increases along with a further expansion of long term unfunded debt by a minimum of...

Wallingford Wired: Third Annual Wallingford Restaurant Hop Coming to Downtown
5/1/15 3:13 PM
If you’ve ever wondered what the food at some of Wallingford’s downtown restaurants is like, now is the time to find out! Wallingford Center, Inc. is sponsoring the third annual Wallingford Restaurant Hop on May 6th from 4pm to 9pm. Bring the whole family and sample the specialties of some of the be...

Wallingford Wired: Wallingford YMCA Sponsors Fine Wine Pairing Dinner
4/29/15 2:28 PM
For 70 years, the Wallingford YMCA has been helping to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. It serves over 8,500 members every year, providing services and programs like Upward Bound, All Day Kindergarten, Camp Ulbrich, and many more. These ex...

Bob Swick's Blog: Keep The Debt Flowing, Taxpayers That Is The Name Of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule's Game!
4/28/15 10:54 AM
Keep the debt flowing, keep the debt flowing, taxpayers that is the name of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule's Game! And it is a game all right! Played with taxpayer's monies and jobs! The State Constitution is a worthless piece of paper meant to be viewed anyway Hartford's Omnipotent One Party...

Wallingford Wired: Church of the Resurrection Carnival to Try Again
4/27/15 11:04 AM
Due to the infamously bad weather that we usually experience in April, the Church of the Resurrection carnival was forced to cancel the opening day of festivities and saw a marked drop in attendance for the other three days. Because of this, the carnival organizers are going to try keep the carnival...

Bob Swick's Blog: Silence Is Golden Especially If You Are Bankrupt
4/25/15 3:29 AM
Silence is golden.  It is peaceful.  Especially if you are bankrupt.  Our state government in my economic opinion is economically and morally bankrupt.  Long term debt keep rising and it seems to most taxpayers that the bulk of Connecticut's budget goes to salaries, benefits and ...

Bob Swick's Blog: What Can $2 Billion Dollars Buy? Or For That Matter $2.5 Billion Dollars?
4/18/15 2:49 AM
What can $2 billion dollars buy?  Or for that matter $2.5 billion dollars buy? The coronation of Hillary Clinton for President has begun and reports are that she will raise $2.5 billion dollars for her campaign.  And one could ponder what $2.5 billion dollars could buy in our economy? Coul...

Wallingford Town Government Website: PAINT ONLY Drop-off Events - April through June
4/14/15 7:00 PM
5 Saturdays throughout April-June -- for households and businesses in CT...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Connecticut Higher Education Cuts-Students Will Continue To Pay More And More
4/11/15 1:50 AM
I wonder if any of our state elected officials have walked into a state college or university classroom lately?  I also wonder when the last time was when any high ranking Connecticut education bureaucrat went into one of the classrooms they oversee and govern?  I wonder when the last time...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: TOWN OF WALLINGFORD - ANNUAL BUDGETS - FISCAL YEAR 2015 - 2016
4/2/15 6:22 AM
NOW ONLINE VIA http://www.town.wallingford.ct.us/images/customer-files//201516PropBud40215.pdf  The Wallingford Town Council 04-01-15 REVISED Budget Workshop Calendar to go along with this is posted as well via http://wallingfordpolitico.blogspot.com/2015/04/wallingford-town-counci...

Bob Swick's Blog: Malloy's Options-Blame, Blame, Blame
4/1/15 9:43 AM
And it is more of the same, blame, blame, blame.  Play the blame game with Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. Blame Indiana. Blame Republicans. Blame middle aged white men. Blame past administrations. Blame the economy. Blame Bush. Blame everyone and anyone. But do not blam...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Wallingford Town Council 04-01-15 REVISED Budget Workshop Calendar
4/1/15 6:21 AM
Here is the direct link to the actual PDF calendar...

Bob Swick's Blog: Connecticut's Continuing Economic Debacle-Yes We Have A Spending Problem
3/28/15 2:51 AM
It just never ends for Connecticut taxpayers.  While Dannel Malloy runs around the country insulting Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and insulting middle aged white men his state continues its economic downfall.  Apparently Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule largest tax...

Bob Swick's Blog: On February 25 Adjunct Professors Were To Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Low Pay, A Lack Of Benefits And Unfair Treatment. I Forgot.
3/11/15 5:08 AM
On February 25, 2015, adjunct professors across the United States are planning to walk out of the classroom to protest their low pay, lack of benefits, and unfair treatment. - See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/762-the-adjunct-crisis-is-everyone-s-problem#sthash.qGBKDC9M.dpuf ...

Wallingford Town Government Website: Voter Registration Updates - On-line Options Available
3/1/15 7:00 PM
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Bob Swick's Blog: More Lies-More Taxes-Connecticut 2015
2/26/15 10:22 AM
More lies equal more taxes.  Since the advent of the Connecticut state income tax back in 1991 as a cure all for all of Connecticut's budgetary woes, we have seen a constant increase in state taxes along with a constant increase in state spending and state employee salaries and benefits.  ...

Bob Swick's Blog: Dannel Malloy And Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule Have Spoken! And It Is More Of The Same!
2/18/15 12:21 PM
And it is more of the same. Dannel Malloy's and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule new state budget for 2015. And it is more of the same. Protect the self interests of Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule. Make up budget and tax projections that are economically unrealistic and show economic illit...

Bob Swick's Blog: More Than $33 Million Dollars? In Connecticut's Government Money Can Not Be Spent Fast Enough For Bought Elections?
2/14/15 3:54 AM
Connecticut reminds me in 2015 of an economic roller coaster.  I am waiting for the inevitable crash of the cars to come flying off the tracks and into the economic oblivion of never ending debt.  $33 Million dollars of state's taxpayers monies was used in the last election to basically re...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force To The Rescue
2/7/15 2:24 AM
Somehow, somewhere corruption in Connecticut’s political system will end and we will have a legitimate election and government process.   Fantasy?   Hard to believe?   I know I am skeptical when I saw that there is now a Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force that has been formed...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Plan Versus $80 Billion Dollars Plus
1/31/15 1:45 AM
Since we still do not have an economic plan to balance the state budget from Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule except to cut funding to those who are most vulnerable in our economy, we can only view the free money given to the start up Back 9 Golf Network and other companies her...

Bob Swick's Blog: The Harsh Malloy Cuts Round II
1/24/15 3:33 AM
Here they come Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule and Dannel Malloy's cuts to the state budget.  How about more cuts to social service programs that help disabled Connecticut citizens?  That is the essence of these cuts.  In showing their strength and fears of taxpayers backlash,&nb...

Bob Swick's Blog: What Is The Point? I Could Write About?
1/17/15 3:25 AM
I do not know what is the point? I could write more about the Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule continuing, never-ending budget deficits.  These are the same deficits that did not exist during the campaign according to Dannel Malloy and Hartford's Omnipotent One Party Rule....

Wallingford Town Government Website: New “Drop-In” Office Hours - Town Planner
12/14/14 7:00 PM
Started December 15, 2014....

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Town of Wallingford Contacts 2014 - 2015
11/23/14 5:58 AM
While this information is located in numerous different places we are posting it here so that there is a singular place to have it. Town of Wallingford Contacts 2014 - 2015. This information includes all the phone numbers, email addresses, and postal mail information for the Mayor’s of...

Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO – Forum 85th Assembly Debate 10 22 2014
10/26/14 7:09 PM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO – Forum 34th District Senatorial Debate 10 22 2014
10/25/14 3:11 AM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: VIDEO - Forum 86th Assembly District 10 22 2014
10/25/14 3:10 AM
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Jason Zandri's Wallingford Politico Blog: Secretary of the State Urges Connecticut Voters to Familiarize Themselves with the Ballots for Their City or Town
10/22/14 4:57 AM
Denise W. Merrill Secretary of the State Connecticut For Immediate Release: For more information: October 22, 2014                             &...

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