Council Suspends Rules, Moves CIP Back To Board Of Selectmen – The Newtown Bee

12/16/17 (update 12/18/17) – By John Voket For the first time in memory, the newly seated Legislative Council voted unanimously to suspend its own rules in order to move a matter of business that was not listed for action on Continue reading Council Suspends Rules, Moves CIP Back To Board Of Selectmen – The Newtown Bee

Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request – Citizen’s News

12/15/17 – By Elio Gugliotti BEACON FALLS — Selectman Michael Krenesky withdrew a freedom of information complaint against Tax Collector Mary Anne Holloway last week prior to a hearing and days before filing a new FOI request with the tax Continue reading Selectman withdraws FOI complaint, files new request – Citizen’s News

Ganim requests video, details from shooting investigation – CT Post

12/14/17 -By Brian Lockhart and Tara O’Neill BRIDGEPORT — Since Jayson Negron was fatally shot by a rookie city cop more than seven months ago, a community has grown weary of waiting for answers from the Connecticut State Police investigation. Continue reading Ganim requests video, details from shooting investigation – CT Post

Judge refuses anonymity for parties in UConn sex lawsuit – Journal Inquirer

12/14/17 – By Alex Wood In a civil lawsuit by a female University of Connecticut student, alleging that a male student sexually assaulted her while she was incapacitated by alcohol and marijuana use, a Hartford Superior Court judge has refused Continue reading Judge refuses anonymity for parties in UConn sex lawsuit – Journal Inquirer

Open Government Pop Quiz! – Valley Independent Sentinel

12/13/17 – By Staff On this very special episode of “Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast,” reporters Ethan Fry and Eugene Driscoll quiz Thomas Hennick on the ins and outs of the state’s Freedom of Information Act.   Hennick is Continue reading Open Government Pop Quiz! – Valley Independent Sentinel

Stamford reps to deliberate open government, traffic circles, voting stickers – Stamford Advocate

12/12/17 – By Angela Carella STAMFORD — The just-elected Board of Representatives — with a youngest-ever president, a bevy of freshman members and a faction who ran as reformers — will set new courses when it gets to work next Continue reading Stamford reps to deliberate open government, traffic circles, voting stickers – Stamford Advocate

Save the Date — Forum on Freedom of Information Act & local government realities – New Canaan Advertiser

By Greg Reilly There will be a public forum about the Freedom of Information Act and its practical realities for local government on Jan. 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall. Town officials and the general public are urged Continue reading Save the Date — Forum on Freedom of Information Act & local government realities – New Canaan Advertiser