Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog

Trumbull Tree Lighting

on
Dec. 9, 2011 Town Hall Green 7 p.m. All Trumbull families are invited. Santa will be there and hot chocolate and goodies will be available. [Read More]
Categories: General

Food storage and winter preparedness seminar in Trumbull

on
TRUMBULL – (press release) The Trumbull 9/12 Project of CT will be sponsoring a free Food Storage & Winter Preparedness seminar on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m.  to noon at St. Joseph’s Manor, 6448 Main Street, Trumbull. Inflation, the rising cost of food and weather related emergencies are a major concern for many of […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Former Oxford tax collector arrested

on
On November 30, 2011, at approximately 10:20 a.m., Karen Guillet, D.O.B. 12/24/49, of 2 Douglas Drive, Oxford, turned herself into Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime Squad Detectives at State Police Troop A in Southbury. Guillet was formerly the Tax Collector in the Town of Oxford before she resigned after allegations of theft surfaced […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Asian restaurant coming to Stratford center

on
Akoia, a new Asian restaurant, will open on Main Street in Stratford Center in the building that formerly housed Rivenova Restaurant in about two months. The restaurant will serve sushi and Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian and Thai cuisine. “We just signed the lease Saturday,” said Mary Perille, who owns the building. Annie Cheng, a former Stratford resident […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Stratford

Stratford: Traffic arrest leads to narcotics arrest

on
BRIDGEPORT — A Hamden man was arraigned Tuesday on a host of charges after he allegedly fled State Police Monday night during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 while carrying narcotics. Daniel Mills, 32, was pulled over by State Police about 9:30 p.m., while heading north near Exit 33. He left his car and started running, […] [Read More]

Derby police: Monuments stolen

on
Release: Derby Police are investigating the disappearance of three bronze plaques from Witek Memorial Park on Academy Hill Road. The incident was reported to police this morning. Attached are pictures of the plaques for release. The estimated value is unknown at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Derby Police Department at […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Save energy, save money

on
BRIDGEPORT — The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund is sponsoring an Energy Saving Lighting Sale at the City Hall Annex, 999 Broad St., on Thursday, Dec. 1. The public can purchase compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), table and floor lamps and LED holiday light strands and more. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport’s Waterfront Debate

on
BRIDGEPORT — In his victory speech earlier this month, Mayor Bill Finch reiterated his commitment to opening up the city’s waterfront to the public. He even called it one of his main priorities. But is any access good access? That was an issue that the Planning and Zoning Commission debated on Monday night when they […] [Read More]
Categories: General

CL&P and UI rates going down

on
This just in from State Regulators: The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved on Monday, Nov. 28, reduced generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from Connecticut Light & Power  or United Illuminating. As a result of PURA’s action to approve requests submitted by the two companies, effective January 1, 2012: […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Greater Bpt. NAACP to hold freedom fund dinner

on
BRIDGEPORT — The Greater Bridgeport branch of the NAACP will host its annual freedom fund dinner on Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will be the keynote speaker and Bridgeport City Clerk Fleeta Hudson will be awarded the president’s award. The cost of the event is $75, which includes a […] [Read More]
Categories: General