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DEA busts Norwalk man seize 2.2 pounds of heroin

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NORWALK-DEA busted a city man and his two New York suppliers following a 2.2 pound heroin deal with an undercover agent. Omar Andrade, 29, of Norwalk and Joeal A. Estrella-Disla,24 and Wilmer Antonio Gomez-Rodriguez, 28, both of New York City are charged with conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute and distributing heroin. The […] [Read More]

Father faces 15 years in ‘worst’ child abuse case

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BRIDGEPORT — It was the worst case of child abuse local police and state experts said they had ever seen. The 5-year-old boy had numerous scars on both legs, his back and chest; his lip had been split, healed over and split again. His father now faces 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to […] [Read More]
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Dominick Sarracco. Photo courtesy of Ansonia police.

Ansonia police make major drug bust

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ANSONIA — A 48 year-old man was taken into custody and a half-pound of cocaine and other drugs were seized in a raid this week on a Beaver Street home. Dominick Sarracco of 195 Beaver Street was charged with 4 counts of possession of narcotics, one count of ossession of narcotics with intent to sell, 6 counts of […] [Read More]
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Celebrate Halloween with a Milford Ghost Walk

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Cindy Wolfe Boynton knows where all the bodies are buried. No, really. The historian and author will lead lantern-lit ghost tours on various weekend nights in October and November, covering 1.15 miles in the oldest part of the 375 year-old city. Through the years native Americans, pirates, Puritans and some certifiably spooky creatures have wandered […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Columbus Day Parade steps off Oct. 12

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The Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, the oldest continuous parade in the state, is preparing to step off Sunday, October 12 in Bridgeport’s North End. The 106th Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Greater Bridgeport (CIASGB), will begin at the corner of Wayne Street and Jewett Avenue in […] [Read More]
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The Colony Grill's newest location is open for business on the site of the old Harrison's Hardware at 36 Broad Street on the Green in downtown Milford. It's one of about a dozen restaurants participating in Milford Restaurant Week.

2nd annual Milford Restaurant Week coming Oct. 6-12

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From a press release: Milford, CT – The second annual Milford Restaurant Week – Ciao Milford – will take place October 6 to 12, offering affordable dining choices via special multicourse prixe fixe fare for dinner and lunch. To honor the City of Milford’s 375th Anniversary, dinner is priced at just $23.75 pp, and lunch […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Food, General, Milford

Pumpkins on the Pier event set for Saturday, Oct. 4

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From a press release Milford, Conn.  —September 30, 2014—The Boys & Girls Club of Milford  Fourth Annual Pumpkins on the Pier event takes place this Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Walnut Beach (113 East Broadway) in Milford, CT. Pumpkins on the Pier runs from 11AM to 8:30PM. Admission is free and a free shuttle service […] [Read More]
Categories: Folk Art, Milford
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill

Merrill: One month to register before Nov. 4 election

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HARTFORD: Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today reminded eligible voters in Connecticut that they have almost one month to register to vote in order to cast a ballot in the November 4, 2014 general election. Specifically, voters who wish to register online or by mail must do so by Tuesday October 21st; and the […] [Read More]