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Girl Scouts of Connecticut get schooled on money by Merill Lynch

Girl Scouts Schooled in money matter$

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Eighteen area Girl Scouts completed a money management class offered by volunteers from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Merrill Lynch Money Matter$ patch is the first corporate branded Girl Scout award in Connecticut. Linda Houston, Merrill Lynch’s New England market executive, led the workshop. Her efforts so impressed Girl Scout leaders that they will honor […] [Read More]
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Brush fire put out at Ansonia Nature Center

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Ansonia firefighters will stay on the scene until they are sure the area is sufficiently wet down and no hot spots remain. Another full water truck will be brought to the scene to make sure there is enough water. UPDATE 4:39 PM With most of the fire out, firefighters are wetting down the area to […] [Read More]
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Kashawn Little is arrested for three burglaries

US. Marshals arrest man for three break-ins

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HAMDEN-Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a 21-year-old New Haven man on charges that of breaking and entering and stealing a car. Kashawn Little, 21, of South Genovese Street, New Haven is being detained on $300,000 bond pending an April 30 appearance in Meriden Superior Court. Little is charge with first-degree burglary, first-degree larceny, […] [Read More]

Milford police nab suspect in 2000 sex assault, again

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Cesar Sarrango, 37, had originally been arrested in Milford in connection with a sexual assault that occurred 14 years ago, but police said he skipped out on a 2002 court appearance in the case. Jump ahead to Thursday morning, when Sarrango was arrested by Milford police in East Haven, and charged with failure to appear […] [Read More]
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Body in lake ID’d as reggae singer’s son

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ORANGE — Police have identified the man found in Lake Wepawaug last weekend as the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident last month. Troop I- Bethany troopers and Orange police had been looking for Vaughn D. Porteous since March 19, when his vehicle was found crashed up against barrels on Route 15 northbound […] [Read More]
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Charts, Navigation and GPS Course set in Milford

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MILFORD-The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering its Charts, Navigation and GPS Course on May 10 beginning at 8 a.m. Anyone interested in registering in advance may got to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24/3 Training Center is located at 1 Helwig Street, Milford, which a block north of Milford Boat Works. Walk-ins […] [Read More]

Boy Scout Troop 3 to plant 40 trees Friday

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DERBY-The Valley Boy Scouts Troop 3 based in Derby intend to plant 40 trees–20 each in Derby and Shelton–as part of their Good Turn on Good Friday. The plantings are part of the Troop’s intention to plant 100 trees in celebration of their 100th anniversary this year. The trees range from four to six feet […] [Read More]

Homeless man robbed after leaving ATM

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A 59-year-old told police Wednesday that he was robbed after withdrawing money from an ATM at a West Side gas station. The victim, who said he was homeless, told Officer Keith Bigelow that he withdrew $300 from the ATM at the Gulf gas station, at the corner of Park Avenue and State Street. Two men […] [Read More]
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