• 'Are you going to change the name or what?' Connecticut town grapples with 'Paul Manafort Drive'

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Some residents in New Britain are anxious to see "Paul Manafort Drive" renamed.
    The road is named after Paul Manafort Sr., the late mayor of the town who was the father of the former Trump campaign manager with the same first and last name.
    Many say that the road name brings dishonor to the town, since the younger Manafort is currently on trial for tax evasion.
    In New Britain, Connecticut, residents hear the name "Paul Manafort" not only in the news, but on their GPS as well.
    For months, a small but strong contingent of residents have been looking to rename "Paul Manafort Drive," a...
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  • Why one Connecticut town has a Paul Manafort Drive - and why people want the name changed

    Why one Connecticut town has a Paul Manafort Drive - and why people want the name changed

    6 days ago - By National Post

    In New Britain, Connecticut, Paul Manafort Drive has been the site of at least one protest. It's occasionally used as a backdrop for semi-ironic selfies. And a petition to rename the street after New Britain native and 2017 World Series MVP George Springer has just short of 1,700 signatures.
    But not everyone agrees that the name should be changed.
    That's because Paul Manafort Drive, which runs alongside the campus of Central Connecticut State University for about half a mile, is named for Paul Manafort Sr., the late father of the embattled former Trump campaign manager. The elder Manafort...
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