Frenchtown celebrates Democracy Day

Just two weeks before Election Day, candidates took a break from campaigning to spend a morning with hundreds of people who can’t vote for them. At least, not yet. Frenchtown School celebrated Democracy Day Tuesday, and candidates for various offices attended or sent representatives to read to students, answer questions and participate in a mock debate. Republican Steve Obsitnik, challenging … read more

Senate race preview: Anthony Musto

The legislature has done some good work in the last two years, but there is much more to do, according to state Sen. Anthony Musto, D-22nd District. Musto is seeking a third term representing the district, which includes Trumbull and parts of Bridgeport and Monroe. He said voters are expressing concern about the state of the economy, but they are … read more

Senate race preview: Chadwick Ciocci

Out campaigning in heavily Democratic areas of Bridgeport, Republican Chadwick Ciocci said he is meeting people who are very receptive to his message. Ciocci, challenging incumbent Sen. Anthony Musto in the 22nd District, said people everywhere were worried about finding jobs, or keeping them if they have one. “People are really hurting,” he said. “They’re making less than they were, … read more