• Norwalk political notes: Meetings

    Updated, 10:24 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political notes for you: Council looks to automate parks’ parking fee collection Duff promotes ‘clean slate’ bill Council slated to vote on plastic shopping bag ban

  • D’Amelio attorney says arrest expunged; threatens lawsuit

    NORWALK, Conn. – Republican State Senate candidate Marc D’Amelio says a 2014 arrest has been removed from his legal record and is only surfacing now because of political opponents. D’Amelio, who is seeking to unseat State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25), contends publication of his arrest is injurious to his reputation, and his attorney…

  • Opinion: No secret trials

    Long-time Connecticut newspaper editor James H. Smith, is president of the nonprofit Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are to be commended for their 2015 “Second Chance Society” legislation, reversing racist laws that filled our jails with nonviolent drug users, most of them African-American and Latino.