Monthly Archive for January, 2010

: January, 2010

All that glimmers is Garthwaite

Greenwich landscape artist Ernest Garthwaite, a master of the centuries-old technique of applying gold leaf, will be feted at a reception on Friday (Feb. 5) to mark the opening of his exhibit at the
Categories: Arts , Bridgeport , Fairfield , Features , General

Rell proposes tougher cell phone fines

Looks like the state is finally realizing that people talk and text on their cell phones while driving. So … here’s the latest attempt to enforce the law by Gov. M. Jodi Rell. Good luck. “This law
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FBI arrests Milford man

MILFORD – A West Avenue man was arraigned Friday in federal court, charged with illegal possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon. Alexander DeFelice, 32, of 184 West Avenue, remained in
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Monroe From the Inside

Ever wonder how your town operates? First Selectman Steve Vavrek wants to show you. He’s scheduled public tours for Tuesday and Wednesday that will show off the Highway Garage, Edith Wheeler Memorial
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More hours to pay taxes: In line or online

The City Tax Collector’s Office will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 29 and Monday, Feb. 1 to accommodate tax payments.  The office also will be open Saturday, Jan. 30 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Taxpayers
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Footloose just robbed AGAIN

Police are broadcasting that the Footloose shoe store at 1374 Barnum Ave., held up Christmas Eve by two masked men brandishing guns, has just been robbed AGAIN. Shortly after 5 p.m., two men held up
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More counts filed against Perlitz in alleged sexual abuse case

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport returned a superseding indictment today charging Douglas Perlitz with additional counts related to the alleged sexual abuse of several boys in Haiti, U.S. Attorney
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You can’t make this stuff up…funny/quirky cop stories

Forget drugs; this alleged thief needed his chocolate fix. A 24-year-old city man was arrested Monday after he tried to steal — no kidding here — 24 bags of peanut M&Ms from the Walgreens at 1000
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More Help for Haiti

This time, it comes courtesy of Cub Scouts Pack 64 in Trumbull, who will be happy to take your recyclable cans and bottles this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at Jane Ryan School, 101 Park Lane. All
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He’s in… for now

MILFORD – Former House Speaker James Amann says he’s still a candidate for governor, but that could change if Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont enters the race. “I’m still the only Democrat officially
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