Andrew Fleischmann

Owen Eagan Wins Democratic Endorsement For West Hartford Probate Judge

WEST HARTFORD — Local attorney Owen Eagan received the Democratic nomination Thursday night in the highly contested probate judge race.

Eagan beat out Michael Croll and Anita Schepker — who both announced they would petition for a primary, which will take place on Aug. 9. Candidates will have to collect about 900 signatures in order to be on the primary ballot.

"I was overwhelmed by their support and very humbled by it," Eagan said after receiving the endorsement. "I want to be able to serve with compassion...