Monthly Archive for February, 2010

: February, 2010

Car crashes into pole on Gulf Street, Milford

A witness on the scene of an accident this afternoon on Gulf Street, Milford, said two people in the car apparently died. The witness, who asked not to be identified, said the vehicle hit a telephone

Stop and Shop, union talks head to deadline

Contract negotiations between the Stop and Shop grocery chain and its five union locals have continued today. Federal mediators are at the table. Stop and Shop has 240 stores in Connecticut, Rhode

Victims of explosion remembered

The six workers killed in a Feb. 7 explosion at the Kleen Energy Systems power plant in Middletown were remembered by about 500 mourners at a memorial service not far from the damaged facility. Gov.

Himes doesn’t want Rangel’s money

U.S. Rep. Jim Himes says he will give to charity contributions made to his campaign by Rep. Charles Rangel, who was admonished by a House ethics panel this week. “I admire Mr. Rangel for his decades

Stratford Mourns death of long-time political activist Sylvia Guberman

Sylvia Guberman, the fiesty, outspoken political activist from Stratford who told Bill Clinton in her own kitchen 30 years ago he would “some day be president,” has died at age 74. Guberman died late

Chemical Safety Board reports on power plant explosion

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board, an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents, gave an update today on its ongoing investigation into the accident at the Kleen

Witness lists released for upcoming Botti corruption trial

NEW HAVEN — Shelton Mayor Mark A. Lauretti heads the list of prominent Valley politicians and developers who will be called as witnesses in the upcoming bribery and corruption trial of Shelton

Jury selection begins in Botti’s bribery and corruption trial

Jury selection in the upcoming bribery and corruption trial of Shelton developer, James Botti, began today in New Haven before Senior U.S. District Judge Charles R. Haight, Jr. By the lunch break,

Stratford Animal Shelter Debate on for Thursday Night

Whether the town should reduce the size and cost of what had been a nearly $3 million animal shelter proposal will be the subject of a special Building Needs Committee meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. in

Four specialists added to veterans’ outreach program

Federal funds provided to the state Department of Labor have allowed the agency to add four Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists to better assist veterans seeking employment, Gov. M.