Stamford

Ann Lopez / WSHU

The leaders of Bridgeport, Stamford, Fairfield and Trumbull say they’re collaborating to keep area schools  safe.

Denver Post

On Saturday, a concert based on the life of Paul Robeson will be presented at the Ferguson Library in Stamford.  It’s called “I Go On Singing,” and was created by American baritone Anthony Brown.

Anthony Moaton

 

Stamford City Council member Raven Matherne is the first openly transgender lawmaker in Connecticut’s history. She was elected in November. Matherne was one of several council members to back a move to eliminate gender-based pronouns from the council’s rules of order. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin recently spoke with her about why it’s an important move. Below is a transcript of their conversation.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has nominated state Associate Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald to be Connecticut’s next chief justice. If confirmed, McDonald would be the first openly gay state chief justice in the country.

Anthony Moaton

Marco Reyes planned to have his Thanksgiving dinner with his family at First and Summerfield United Methodist Church in New Haven, where he had been holed up for months avoiding deportation.

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