Ken Dixon, The Middletown Press

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The Middletown Press

Bridgeport, CT, United States

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Recent articles by Ken:

Lawmakers eye penalties for electric companies in session next week

The legislative session will likely be the swan song for Sen. Fasano and Reps. Klarides and Aresimowicz, leaders not seeking re-election. → Read More

State senator issues apology over QAnon car sticker

Sen. Eric Berthel, a Watertown Republican under fire for a QAnon sticker on his car, issued an apology, saying he didn't understand the meaning of the reference. → Read More

Fired top lawyer for state Senate GOP charged with multiple felonies

Already facing charges he stealing $270,000 from a PAC he was running for CT Republicans, an Avon lawyer was arrested on identity theft, forgery charges. → Read More

Lamont to announce some Phase 3 coronavirus reopenings today

Amid some of the nation's lowest infection rates, Gov. Ned Lamont will announce an easing of restrictions and a date for Phase 3 of the reopening. → Read More

State senator who supported QAnon rebuked by prominent fellow Republican

A QAnon sticker on Sen. Berthel's car prompts veteran House member O'Neill to call him 'unfit for office.' → Read More

Lamont expands program to help businesses keep workers

A program designed to give manufacturers flexibility during slow periods will be extended to the service sector, including hotels, restaurants, movie theaters. → Read More

Q poll has Biden ahead of Trump by 10 points

The poll found the electorate seems resigned to a long Election Night, with only 30 percent believing the nation will know the winner within hours. → Read More

With election six weeks away, CT absentee ballots already breaking records

CT town clerks facing a daily deluge of applications for absentee ballots six weeks from election. → Read More

Lamont appoints state commission to plan distribution of eventual COVID vaccine

As the nation prepares for an eventual coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont on Monday appointed a new commission to plan for inoculating Connecticut residents when such a vaccine is safe and available. Speaking in a news conference after a call with Vice President Mike Pence's White House coronavirus task force, Lamont said the new state group, which will include representatives from the General… → Read More

Norwalk police chief orders internal probe into spitting incident involving Duff

After footage of an incident between police and Sen. Bob Duff was released last week, a political challenger is also urging him to apologize. → Read More

Lawmakers move toward reimbursements for electric outages

Democratic leaders say revisions to controversial police accountability bill will not be taken up in special session, but Eversource electricity charges will. → Read More

Lawmakers move toward reimbursements for electric outages

Democratic leaders say revisions to controversial police accountability bill will not be taken up in special session, but Eversource electricity charges will. → Read More

Report: Public financing has added women, minority legislators in CT

After 12 years, CT's Citizens' Election Program has diversified the General Assembly and nurtured progressive politics, Common Cause says. → Read More

Lamont adds $100 fine for no masks, larger levies for gatherings

State distancing rules have been enforced informally but now the governor wants to clamp down as towns clamored for the right to impose fines. → Read More

State senator with QAnon bumper sticker says he doesn’t buy fringe theories

Sen. Eric Berthel of Watertown says he supports QAnon opposition governmental corruption. → Read More

Lamont: Next 60 to 90 days ‘crucial’ in slowing COVID

"November will be a period of risk," Gov. Lamont said during a panel discussion at the Yale School of Public Health. → Read More

CT State Senate candidate sustains dog bite on the campaign trail

April Capone, the former mayor of East Haven running for a four-town state Senate seat, suffered a broken bone, 10 stitches in her hand after an encounter with aggressive dog in Wallingford. → Read More

PD: Vehicles allegedly stolen from Trumbull, Stratford, New Canaan recovered

Five people were charged, including one juvenile, according to a tweet from Hartford police. → Read More

Danbury mayor offers John Oliver a ‘condition’ for sewage plant renaming

The condition was revealed on Tom Dudchick's "Capitol Report" on WTNH. → Read More

Connecticut forecast sees sun through Labor Day

The official change in to autumn does not occur until Tuesday, Sept. 22. → Read More