Posts tagged ‘Browne’

August 29th, 2013

Brown Pleads Not Guilty in Impersonation

by Christopher O'Brien

By Karen Florin | The Day

Bruce Browne, a Wolcott resident and half brother of former U.S. Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts, pleaded not guilty in New London Superior Court on Thursday following charges from an August 8 incident in Old Lyme where he commandered a boat and stopped other vessels while wearing Coast Guard identification. He is accused of impersonating a police officer, interfering with an officer, and possession of a dangerous weapon in a motor vehicle.

Bruce W. Browne, also requested, through his attorney, the return of his car and other personal property that was seized by Old Lyme and state police.

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January 27th, 2010

Wolcott Helps in Mass Senate Win

by LonSeidman

The course of the country was changed last Tuesday when Republican State Senator Scott Brown upset Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley by a five point margin in a special election for US Senate. The race has national implications for Democratic proposals for healthcare reform. Senator-elect Brown announced that Democrats would need to begin working with “Democrats and Republicans to reform healthcare in an open and honest way – no more closed door meetings, and backroom deals with an out of touch party leadership, no more hiding costs, concealing taxes, collaborating with special interest and leaving trillions more for our children to pay. We need to start fresh in order to the job right. We can do better! ”

The campaign in the Bay State went into high gear around Christmas when Coakley went on an extended vacation. “He just kept campaigning right through it -that was the game changer,” noted a Brown staffer. Senator Kennedy held his seat for 42 years and the state is considered very Democratic where Republicans only number about 13%. Voters without affiliation account for 50% of the electorate. Despite Coakley’s popularity in Massachusetts, many observers note that she lost the election.

Nick Taylor, a volunteer driver for Brown noted how he got started in the race. “I left the Navy and

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