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  • D’Amelio withdraws lawsuit against reporter

    D’Amelio withdraws lawsuit against reporter

    NORWALK, Conn. — A lawsuit brought by unsuccessful state Senate candidate Marc D’Amelio against journalist Nancy Chapman was withdrawn Monday by his attorney, before a judge could rule on a motion that could have obligated D’Amelio to pay the cost of Chapman’s defense. D’Amelio’s lawyer, Robert Serafinowicz, told Stamford Superior Court Judge Alex Hernandez that…

  • Duff’s PAC fund is $84K; D’Amelio pledges no PAC

    Updated, 8:24 a.m.: Copy edits NORWALK, Conn. – A Political Action Committee formed in 2003 by Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25) is funded largely by lobbyists and has spent more than $5,000 in 2018, with some of that going to Norwalk non-profit organizations and $500 to Friends of Rilling. Third Street PAC was named…

  • League of Women Voters of Norwalk Voters Guide: District 25 State Senate Candidates

      NORWALK, Conn. — The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan organization dedicated to voter education, has put together an election guide that includes a Q&A section with candidates in each legislative race that involves Norwalk, except District 141, as State Rep. Terrie Wood is running unopposed. “The answers come directly from the candidates and…

  • 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…

  • Norwalk political notes: Norwalk bonds, Norwalk BoE and an endorsement for Hosten

    NORWALK, Conn. – Here’s some recent Norwalk odds and ends: Norwalk to pay 2.8 percent on $30 million in bonds Hosten endorsed by progressive group   Norwalk BoE headed for deep dive into data

  • Norwalk Republican Senate hopeful D’Amelio makes first speech as candidate

    NORWALK, Conn. – Marc D’Amelio took the microphone Friday to say the words for the first time: “I am seeking the Republican nomination for the 25th Senate seat in Connecticut.” D’Amelio, a Republican, made his official announcement during a combined Norwalk Republican Town Committee/College Republicans fundraiser at The Blind Rhino in SoNo, instantly breaking the…

  • D’Amelio resumes campaign against Duff

    D’Amelio resumes campaign against Duff

    NORWALK, Conn. – Marc D’Amelio is resuming his effort to unseat State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25). The Norwalk Republican filed papers in January to take on Duff, only to withdraw days later. On Monday, D’Amelio sent an email to members of the Republican Town Committee, announcing his intention to seek the Republican nomination…

  • D’Amelio backs out from challenge to Duff

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk Republican who was intent on challenging State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff’s reelection has changed his mind. Marc D’Amelio, who filed papers with the state Tuesday to form the committee “D’Amelio for Senate,” sent NancyOnNorwalk an email Friday afternoon to announce that he is not running after all.

  • D’Amelio set to take on Duff

    NORWALK, Conn. — A Norwalk Republican has stepped up to challenge State Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-25). Marc D’Amelio, who ran unsuccessfully for the Board of Education last fall, on Tuesday filed papers with the Secretary of State to run for State Senate in the 25th district, which includes all of Norwalk and part…

  • Norwalk BoE candidates explore education issues in League debate

    NORWALK, Conn. — Seven Norwalk Board of Education candidates explained their priorities and qualifications to the public Sunday before taking questions on topics that ranged from Special Education to communications with parents. The League of Women Voters debate drew about 100 people to City Hall on a stormy evening. Presenting themselves to the public were…

  • Norwalk fights for better education funding from state

    Correction, 3:51 p.m.: Fred Wilms brought Bruce Morris up to speak with him. HARTFORD, Conn. – Here’s a thought: it costs more to live in some areas than others. So said Stamford Mayor David Martin on Monday, in testifying to the state legislature on why the current system for education funding needs to be changed.