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An Architectural Honor

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Note to builders: a small office building does not have to be ugly. Because it fits in with the town’s semi rural character, Monroe’s Architectural Review Board has decided to honor Nancy and Steven Symski, owners of a small office building at 238 Monroe Turnpike with its annual award for new construction. First Selectman Steve […] [Read More]
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Missing Milford boy found

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Milford -James Ranieri, the 14 year-old Milford boy missing since Friday has been located, police said. No further details were immediately available. Ranieri had been missing from his home since Friday afternoon and was the subject of a police search. [Read More]
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The Gift of Safety

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That’s what the Red Cross Club at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull hopes to provide by collecting old and unwanted cell phones that can be converted for free 911 emergency-use and distributed to those who need them most. Among those who will benefit are battered women, the elderly, and neighborhood watch groups. Handsets only — no chargers or accessories — […] [Read More]
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Sprinklers advocated for public housing units

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 BRIDGEPORT  – Mayor Bill Finch said today that the city will ask the U.S. Department  of Housing and Urban Development for money to pay for installing fire sprinklers throughout the P.T. Barnum Apartments public housing complex, where a family of four perished in a blaze three weeks ago.  “The only real, final solution is to […] [Read More]
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Jewelry swiped in Fairfield store break-in

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FAIRFIELD – Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of rings, bracelets and necklaces in an early-morning break-in over the weekend at Lenox Jewelers, 2379 Black Rock Turnpike. A security guard with Homeguard, which has offices below the store, heard the sound of glass breaking a little after 1 a.m. Saturday, police […] [Read More]
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AG suing CVS for selling outdated medicines, food items

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By Ken Dixon STAFF WRITER HARTFORD – Twenty CVS stores throughout the state, including two in Bridgeport, one in Fairfield, one in Danbury and another in Ridgefield sold expired food products and over-the counter medications, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal charged Monday. Blumenthal, during a morning news conference, said that his office is suing the Woonsocket, […] [Read More]
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Fire prompts evacuation of Trumbull mall

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The Westfield Trumbull mall has been evacuated. Sources say the evacuation was prompted by a fire inside the mall. It’s not know how bad the fire is, or if there have been any injuries. We have a reporter and photographer on the way to the scene and will update this story as soon as we […] [Read More]
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Holiday Spectacular planned in Oxford

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OXFORD — Oxford High School will present a “Holiday Spectacular” featuring the “Harmony on the Sound Chorus” with the Oxford High School Jazz bands and choir on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the school. “Harmony on the Sound” is an all-women chapter of Sweet Adelines International, made up of women from 33 different towns […] [Read More]
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Miron Not Cooperating with Mayor-elect Harkins

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Stratford’s Republican Mayor-elect John Harkins isn’t finding it any easier to get information from or set up interviews with members of the outgoing Mayor James R. Miron administration than members of the Town Council, the public and at times, the media, over the past four years. Harkins, the long-time state representative who defeated the town’s first mayor by a nearly […] [Read More]
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‘Reality’ TV … more unreal than ever

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So the “reality” of so-called reality television shows is once again exposed as unreal. Dangerously so. Hard on the heels of last month’s “Balloon Boy” hoax, comes news that an uninvited couple from the horsey set in northern Virginia simply sashayed into the glittering state dinner at the White House on Tuesday night for the Indian […] [Read More]
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