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Guided tours of David Humphreys House offered

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ANSONIA — The David Humphreys House, located at 37 Elm St., will be open for guided tours on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Led by docents, the tour covers the keeping room, Sarah Riggs Humphreys’ parlor, The Reverend Humphreys’ study and a bedroom that is located off the keeping room. Spinning and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Flashback will kick off summer concert series in Seymour

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SEYMOUR — The Seymour Culture and Arts Commission will kick off its summer concert series with a block dance this Saturday night. The concert, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., will feature the band Flashback. The popular group plays music from the 50′s, 60′s and 70’s. The concert will take place at […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Arson ruled cause of Stratford fire

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A large fire that burned out the entire first floor of a two-story home on Light Street in Stratford Saturday afternoon has been ruled an arson. Initially, authorities believed the fire was caused by a natural gas explosion, Acting Fire Chief Brian Lampart said. But that theory was ruled out when a K-9 from the […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

Author Terrie Mingolello Book Signing at the Stratford Main Street Festival

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Press release: WHEN: 6-4-11   TIME: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE: Stratford Main Street Festival, Main Street, Stratford, CT 06614 WHAT: Mingolello, a resident of Stratford, CT, will be available to sign copies of her Children’s book, Peep’s Day Out. Even though Peep is just a baby bird, he’s curious to see what the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Trumbull Council reps to hold community meeting to discuss sewer project and charter revisions

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TRUMBULL – District 2 Town Council Representatives Robert Pescatore, Jr. and Mary Beth Thornton will host a community meeting on Saturday, June 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 in the Trumbull Library Community Room on Quality Street. The North Nichols sewer project and Charter Revision will be the two main focal points of the meeting. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Quinnipiac students honor Wounded Warriors

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Every May, our country comes together to honor the men and women who have given their all, so that we can enjoy the right that many of us take for granted at times–freedom. On this day of remembrance, we not only remember those who have fallen, but also salute those who have fought in past […] [Read More]
Categories: Features, News, Politics

Keep it cool

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How did you keep cool on this sweltering Memorial Day? A dip in the pool? A swim in the Sound? A cozy seat next to the air conditioning vent? Those options weren’t available to 18 Brownies from Girl Scout Troop 37009 who marched down Main Street Monday afternoon in Stratford’s Memorial Day parade. Instead, these girls cooled down […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Woolly uniforms make for sticky Memorial Day parade

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The Bunnell High School Marching Band played John Philip Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever” in Stratford’s Memorial Day parade Monday under a warm sun and woolly uniforms. The 110-member band’s gold, white and blue trousers and jackets, clarinetist Kelley Figueroa said, are made of wool — not exactly the most breathable material in Monday’s […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Stratford

Stratford veteran proud of town

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Stan Kost, an 86-year-old Stratford resident and veteran, said he is proud to reside in a community so grateful of its veterans. Kost, who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, enlisted before completing his studies at Bunnell High School. “Three weeks after Pearl Harbor, most of us male types had […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Man on scooter suffers severe head injury in Milford

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An adult male on a scooter suffered a severe head injury when he collided with an automobile on New Haven Ave. in Milford. Police said the head-on collision occurred at 12:24 Monday near Merwin Avenue. The man on the motorized scooter and an occupant in the vehicle involved in the crash were treated for injuries […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Milford, Traffic