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Stratford library to open Sundays beginning Oct. 2

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Press release:  The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford will be open on Sundays beginning October 2, 2011.  Hours on Sunday will be from 1-5 pm and will continue until Memorial Day. Current library hours are: Monday-Thursday: 10-8 and Friday-Saturday: 10-5.  For further library information, call 203.385.4161 or visit its website at: www.stratfordlibrary.org. [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Parenting 101

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Press release: It is a fact that our children will be offered alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, often many times, starting in middle school and continuing through high school.  What can you do about this?  Learn about substance abuse and gain the knowledge and skills needed to keep your children safe. A free parent education […] [Read More]
Categories: Education

Goodwill sponsors career fair

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Goodwill will hold a career fair on Wednesday,  at Goodwill Headquarters on 165 Ocean Terrace in Bridgeport. Hours are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local employers who are currently hiring and planning to be there include: Goodwill, Stop & Shop, Sodexo Health Care, CT Army National Guard, New England Tractor Trailer Training School, Security Services […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General, News

Tony Horton raises almost $10,000 for Trumbull sports

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Above: Event organizer Anne Fers, THS Athletic Director Mike Herbst, video producer Erin Fers and First Selectman Tim Herbst with a check from Tony Horton. TRUMBULL – Celebrity fitness expert and Trumbull native Tony Horton held a fundraising event in town Sept. 17 to raise money for Trumbull High School’s athletic departments. Horton, THS class […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Woman reported missing in Shelton is found

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SHELTON — An older woman reported missing earlier today in the Huntington section of the city has been found. She was located on Waverly Road around 12:45 p.m. Police and EMS are evaluating her condition. [Read More]
Categories: General

Census releases data on black population

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The U.S. Census has released the latest data on where blacks live in the United States. Press release: 2010 Census Shows Black Population has Highest Concentration in the South People Who Reported as Both Black and White More than Doubled The U.S. Census Bureau released today a 2010 Census brief, The Black Population: 2010, that […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Three arrested in early morning drug raid in Shelton

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SHELTON — Three city residents were arrested shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday in a drug raid executed by 40 law enforcement officers at three apartments on Cliff Street, according to Capt. Michael Madden, police spokesman. There were no injuries, he said. Vince Hancock, 37, of 69 Cliff St., was charged with operating a drug factory, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Section of Route 8, closed due to accident, has been reopened

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SEYMOUR — A section of Route 8 in Seymour, closed for most of the day due to a tractor trailer accident, has reopened, according to state police. Route 8 northbound at was closed at exit 22 and the left lane of Route 8 southbound was also closed due to debris on the roadway. The road […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Derby school administrator enters not guilty plea in drug case

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DERBY — William M. LaRovera, 34, of Naugatuck, the Derby Middle School administrator charged with drug possession, entered a not guilty plea Wednesday in Derby Superior Court. His next court date is Oct. 17. LaRovera, the dean of students at the middle school, was arrested earlier this month on a warrant charging him with illegal […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Thornton denies connections to Mark IV

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TRUMBULL – The following is a letter from Mary Beth Thornton’s campaign responding to comments made by first selectman Tim Herbst in this article. “Democratic First Selectman Candidate Mary Beth Thornton today called on First Selectman Tim Herbst to publicly disavow remarks about her made in a statement where he unsuccessfully attempted to explain why […] [Read More]
Categories: General