Archive for November 28th, 2012

November 28th, 2012

Winter Calendar Items

by Christopher O'Brien

The Holiday Season is giving an opportunity for many clubs and organizations to bring Wolcott residents together. The Whisper is compiling a calendar of upcoming events for the month of December. Please send us your items to WolcottWhisper@gmail.com . The Calendar will be published in upcoming days.

November 28th, 2012

Election Never Ends… Ballots Being Counted Again

by Christopher O'Brien

Election moderators convened at Town Hall tonight to empty out bags of ballots to begin counting again. No, there isn’t a contested race from this month’s annual elections. Instead, tonight’s election audit is being conducted to make sure the new voting machines are working accurately. Since the introduction of the voting machines, state lawmakers have required that 10% of all voting precincts in Connecticut are audited to ensure accuracy. Wolcott’s voting district #1 was chosen as part of that audit.

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November 28th, 2012

State’s Insurance Exchange Seeks Input Thursday Night

by Christopher O'Brien

Connecticut’s proposal to have insurance coverage for all residents will have a hearing at Waterbury’s City Hall Thursday night. The forum will be from 5:30-7:00.

The Insurance Exchange will be required to cover each of about a dozen required coverage areas, with regulations within each of these. Any member of the public can pose questions to the panel or give their opinion.

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