Politics & Elections
It was all smiles for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he and Connecticut gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley visited the Glory Days diner in Greenwich but as they attended a private fund-raiser that night in Greenwich there were hundreds of gun law reform advocates waiting for them to protest their stance on the issue. — Photo by Laureen Vellante

Christie campaign appearance for Foley draws protest from gun reform advocates

As hundreds of activists lined the street for his arrival, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie found the debate over gun law reform waiting for him when he came to Greenwich on Monday.

Seen here stumping for Linda McMahon in 2012, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's stance on gun law reform has spurred a planned demonstration of his Monday trip to Greenwich for gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley. — Ken Borsuk photo

Greenwich demonstration planned for Chris Christie visit

When he comes to Greenwich on Monday for a fund raising trip, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could well find a not so welcome wagon waiting for him.

Surrounded by her children, Owen, Sophia and Jackson, Ridgefield’s Lisa Ruscitti, signs the petition urging the Board of Selectmen to join with Mayors Against Illegal Guns. At left, Dan Edelstein and Pat Knight collect the signatures.
— Ken Borsuk photo

Gun reform advocates set up at Sidewalk Sales

Greenwich’s annual Sidewalk Sales is a time of some of the highest foot traffic of the year on Greenwich Avenue and a local group demanding gun law reform is hoping the event can provide them with extra visibility.


McKinney vows to challenge status quo as Connecticut’s governor

A state senator since 1999 and the body’s minority leader since 2007, State. Sen. John McKinney (R-Fairfield) isn’t accustomed to running from behind in elections. But he says he’s confident he can close the gap before next month’s Republican gubernatorial primary.

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