A resolution proposed by the Board of Selectmen seeks to restore a $1 million open space savings target that was slashed by the Board of Finance in the proposed budget.
Officials note there are a couple of changes in this year's process.
The Connecticut State House approved a no-excuse absentee voting resolution on Tuesday, but could not reach the 75% threshold of votes needed to put the question on the ballot in 2022.
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Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz administered the oath of office to Groton City officials.
If the state Senate passes the measure, voters will get to decide by referendum in 2022 whether they want early voting.
The lawmakers were more hesitant about no-excuse absentee voting and what they say is its possible effect on election security.
Only 5.0% of registered voters cast their ballots in Old Lyme and 4.2% in Lyme.
Groton City Mayor Keith Hedrick was elected to a third term Monday, defeating Democratic nominee Aundré Bumgardner.
Newsmax also noted that "many of the states whose results were contested by the Trump campaign after the November 2020 election have conducted extensive recounts and audits, and each of these states...
While the mayoral race is contested, the races for City Council and city clerk are uncontested in the city's general election on Monday, May 3.
Residents approved the 2021-22 budget and its 0.49-mill tax rate increase at Tuesday's referendum.
Candidates for the Groton City mayoral race debated on Monday.
The May 3 borough elections will be an uncontested affair as neither the warden or burgess candidates have opponents
No-excuse absentee balloting increased vote turnout last year, and readers would like to see many of the changes, enacted during the coronavirus pandemic, made permanent.
Preston is planning for an in-person budget public hearing, town meeting and referendum in late May and early June if COVID-19 statistics continue to improve.
Town Councilor Aundré Bumgardner and City of Groton Mayor Keith Hedrick will again face off to see who will be the city's mayor for the next term.
The New London-Norwich Building Trades Council, which represents thousands of unionized construction workers in southeastern Connecticut, has endorsed Aundré Bumgardner, the Democratic nominee...
Georgia's well-known voting rights advocate, Stacey Abrams, is taking a carefully balanced approach in response to new laws many people have said are an attempt to suppress votes of people of color
Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, April 27, budget referendum are now available in the town clerk's office.
More than 111 million Americans voted before Election Day in 2020
The City of Groton Police Local 3355 of Council 4 AFSCME unanimously voted to endorse Keith Hedrick for mayor of Groton City.
As two Democrats run for Groton City's top office, the Republican Party says it will remain neutral, while individual Democrats are personally backing each candidate.
Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of their runaway slave drama “Emancipation” from Georgia over the state’s recently enacted law restricting voting...
Georgia’s Republican governor has stepped up his attack on Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from the state in response to a sweeping new...
The Norwich DTC is recruiting candidates for the offices of mayor, City Council, Board of Education and city treasurer for the upcoming 2021 municipal elections.
Gov. Ned Lamont has signed an executive order that will allow people to use the continuing COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to vote by absentee in any election, primary or referendum held before May 20
About 120 residents voting from home and in person, approved six items during the town's first hybrid town meeting on Monday night.
Voting rights has been a topic of conversation throughout the country during the past weeks and months.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it’s a “big lie” to call the new voting law in Georgia restrictive
Corporations have given more than $50 million in recent years to state lawmakers who have seized on Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen 2020 election to push for new restrictions on the right...
Baseball fans are divided about Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from Georgia over the new voting law that critics say will hurt communities of color
Groton City Mayor Keith Hedrick announced on Friday his write-in candidacy for the May 3 general election.
A special town meeting to vote on seven items including changing how selectmen are elected will be held virtually and in person on Monday, April 5 at 6 p.m.
Allies of a Democratic lawmaker arrested last week during a protest of Georgia’s new Republican-backed election law are pushing back on a police report that compares that protest to the...
Norwich Democratic Council President Pro Tempore Mark Bettencourt will challenge incumbent Republican Mayor Peter Nystrom.
Exit polls indicate there is no clear winner in Tuesday’s Israeli election, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate uncertain and signaling continued political deadlock
A bill proposed by Republican state Sen. Paul Formica would put a check on the power of Democrats in the city and end an exemption written into state law that has allowed its two major governing...