Weekly Roundup


Wolcott Police Chief Paul Scirpo announced he will retire sometime this year. Channel 3’s Robert Goulston interviews Scirpo here.

The Town Council passed a town budget. There will not be any tax increase, although there is a decrease in the budget from the current fiscal year. The mill rate is 22.69. Tax bills will be mailed within two weeks.

Tyrrell Middle School is closed through Sunday and all schools will be thoroughly cleaned. All evening activities at Tyrrell and CCD classes on Sunday are cancelled.

The State Legislature adjourned their regular session Wednesday night at midnight. Various bills including ones banning exotic animals and one apologizing for slavery passed while the big bad budget was left ignored. Chris Bigelow’s blog covers more details about the session including some of the highlights.

The Republican field of candidates vying for Sen. Chris Dodd’s seat has become more crowded with the entry of former ambassador to Ireland Tom Foley.
Already Rob Simmons and Sam Caligiuri have announced their candidacies. Caligiuri will be holding a fundraiser at J&M Pizza this month.

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