Archive for April 4th, 2011

April 4th, 2011

In Time For Tax Day: Mayor, Legislators Hold Budget Discussions

by LonSeidman

With just over a week before Tax Day, discussions in Town Hall tonight and tommorwo will revolve around exactly how your money will be spent at the Town and State levels. With a sluggish economy and towns tightening their belts, residents in Wolcott are anxious over whether or not their tax burden will increase or decrease. Gov. Malloy has proposed a variety of increases in taxes, including the sales tax and gas tax. A number of additional special taxes are being proposed in addition to an increase in next year’s budget by over $100 million.

Markley and Sampson will hold a Town Hall meeting tonight from 6 – 8 pm at

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April 4th, 2011

Glen Beck Dropped from Local Radio

by LonSeidman

By Laurie Rich Salerno,
Meriden Patch

Listeners used to tuning in to conservative commentator Glenn Beck’s talk show weekday mornings on Waterbury’s WWCO 1240 AM and Meriden’s WMMW 1470 AM will have to head somewhere else starting April 4 for their Fox newscaster fix.

The conservative station, owned by Buckley Radio out of Bloomfield, will be replacing Beck’s nationally syndicated news show with a lifestyle program by local host Mary Jones. Jones, of New Britain, is familiar with the 9 a.m. to noon time slot – she was actually ousted from it by Beck’s show in October 2008.

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