October 24, 2022

Bethel’s Lewis, Allie-Brennan run on taxes, zoning as they vie for 2nd House District seat

BETHEL — State Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan is emphasizing his experience as he runs for reelection in the 2nd state House District against fellow Bethel resident Jenn Lewis, who is calling for change.  Allie-Brennan, a Democrat, is seeking a third term in the seat he’s held since defeating Republican William Duff in the 2018 election. He won that election with about 53 percent …

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October 20, 2022

Letter: ‘In Support Of State Representative Raghib Allie-Brennan’

Dear Editors: I have always thought that politicians were good at making promises but that reaching out and expecting help from them was completely hopeless. My state representative, Raghib Allie-Brennan proved me wrong, and I’m very happy he did. I own Smoke & Mirrors Salon in Newtown, and after I met Raghib at a campaign event in 2020, he reached …

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October 19, 2022

Letter: ‘In Support Of Raghib Allie-Brennan’

Dear Editors: My daughter Hannah, a high school student, is an active and engaged young woman, and, as a future voter, she wanted to make sure her concerns are being heard by our state legislature. She recently reached out to our state rep, Raghib Allie-Brennan, to explain how important it is to provide free menstrual products to Connecticut’s students. Raghib …

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August 21, 2022

Raghib Allie-Brennan Hosts Statewide Anti-Bullying And School Climate Forum

Newtown Legislative Delegation member Rep Raghib Allie-Brennan (D-2) hosted a state-wide online Anti-Bullying and School Climate Forum on August 10 with the Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity. “I’ve heard from many parents that they’re concerned about bullying,” Allie-Brennan said in an announcement for the event. “We owe it to our students to make sure our anti-bullying policies …

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August 20, 2022

Deli Owners Fighting For Enhanced Traffic Safety After Collisions

Regular travelers between Newtown and Bethel along Route 302 / Sugar Street may have noticed new signs installed at a notoriously dangerous curve near Dodgingtown center thanks to a local business owner’s passionate call for enhanced safety measures after two family members were victims of vehicle crashes in the area. Dodgingtown Market & Deli co-owner Sattie Persaud said her family …

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January 21, 2022

State Rep. Allie-Brennan to seek 3rd term

BETHEL — Democratic state Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan plans to seek a third term in the legislature as representative of the 2nd Assembly District. Since being elected in 2018, Allie-Brennan says his commitment to serving has not wavered. “We are living in difficult times — and the road ahead requires a representative and leader who is both tested and tireless, and …

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