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Cell tower not going in Longbrook Park

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STRATFORD — Mayor John Harkins announced Monday afternoon that AT&T has abandoned thoughts of placing a cell phone tower in Longbrook Park. “I heard the concerns of Longbrook Park neighbors loud and clear, and I’m pleased to say that AT&T has agreed to work closely with the town to identify a suitable alternative location,” Harkins […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Stratford

Jury deeply divided in nurse murder trial

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BRIDGEPORT – It was a “deeply divided” jury that went home Monday evening after spending a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of a local nurse accused of killing and dismembering a college student. Several of the jury of seven men and five women appeared upset as they filed out […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Former pastor, gospel singer charged with theft

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BRIDGEPORT  – A former Stratford pastor, awaiting trial for allegedly fleecing an elderly parishioner of nearly her life savings, has been charged with stealing more than $200,000 from a Trumbull man’s estate in an elaborate scheme. Robert Genevicz, 67, who was fired as the religious leader of the Stratford Baptist Church following his first arrest, […] [Read More]
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File phoot of Matthew Pugh.

Pugh guilty in 2006 murder

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MILFORD — A jury of 9 women and 3 men has found Matt Pugh guilty of May 19, 2006 murder of Alexandra Ducsay.  Additionally jury found Pugh guilty of breaking into Ducsay’s home near Jonathan Law High School. Ducsay was an aspiring actress and Pugh’s ex-girlfriend. The verdict came just 15 minutes after the jury […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Jumping on cars leads to assault, arrest in Milford

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Milford police arrested two Spring Street men Saturday night after they reportedly jumped on cars in the area, and one of them allegedly assaulted several emergency personnel. According to police reports, officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated person jumping on parked cars in the Spring Street area, and possibly damaging them. The complainant […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime, Milford, Police

Pugh jury want his testimony 

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MILFORD- The jury in the Matthew Pugh murder trial has asked to hear his testimony read back. The nine-woman, three-man panel also wants to rehear Maria Werner, a former employee of the State Police Forensic lab who compared the tape found on the face of the victim, Alexandra Ducsay with that found in Pugh’s home […] [Read More]

Derby BOA to conduct final interviews

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DERBY- The Board of Education will interview the final two candidates for the vacant Middle School principal position Tuesday night.  The Board will begin meeting at 5:30 pm  in the Middle School’s cafeteria. The interviews will be done in private.  It’s possible they may announce their decision later that night.  Once the Board appoints a […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Trumbull Library Artwork

Trumbull takes down artwork due to potential copyright issues

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TRUMBULL — The town has removed a private collection donated to the library based on a potential copyright infringement of Mother Teresa’s image. After learning the town had not signed a written agreement of indemnification that would hold it harmless if any copyright infringement or other issues did exist, First Selectman Tim Herbst has ordered that the […] [Read More]
Categories: General