Two Injured In School Bus Crash

by STAFF | Nov 9, 2018 12:38 pm

ANSONIA — Two people were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer collided head-on with a school bus on North Main Street.

The Blazer’s driver told police he had been talking on a cell phone when he drifted out of his lane and crashed into the bus, police said in a prepared statement.

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Logan Now Ahead In State Senate Race, Recount Ordered

by Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry | Nov 8, 2018 4:34 pm

Revised tallies submitted to the secretary of the state now show Sen. George Logan of Ansonia winning re-election Tuesday by just 65 votes. It comes a day after election results showed Jorge Cabrera, the Democratic challenger from Hamden, won the 17th District seat in the state Senate.

That small margin of victory automatically triggers a recount, according to state law. Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill sent official word Thursday advising of the need to recount. It must happen by Nov. 14.

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Lamont: I’ll Hit The Gound Running

by STAFF | Nov 8, 2018 6:00 am

Connecticut elected a new governor Tuesday. Here are the headlines from around the state:

Governor-elect Ned Lamont struck a conciliatory tone Wednesday during his first public appearance, The CT Mirror reported.

The transition team for the new administration will start taking shape today, CT News Junkie reported.

The Democrats, who now have “overwhelming” control of the state’s legislature, publicly stated their priorities Wednesday, CT Mirror reported.

New Haven voters put Lamont over the top, but President Trump was on their minds, according to The New Haven Indy.

Updated Results Show Cabrera Squeaked By Logan

by Eugene Driscoll | Nov 7, 2018 1:17 pm

J. Henninger photo Both campaigns in the race for the 17th district state Senate seat went to bed Tuesday believing incumbent Republican George Logan of Ansonia held a slim lead over Democrat Jorge Cabrera.

But the campaigns woke up Wednesday morning with results from the secretary of the state’s office showing Cabrera actually pulled off an upset win, besting Logan by 176 votes.

By 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, Cabrera’s lead grew another 11 votes: 18,699 to 18,512.

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