Monthly Archive for December, 2011

: December, 2011

Milford Rep Will Bow Out After Being Boxed Out

Rep. Richard Roy (D-Milford) has decided not to seek re-election following the completion of his 10th term at the conclusion of 2012, an aide said Tuesday. Roy’s decision follows the release of new

“Wrong” Butler resigns seat on Derby tax board

DERBY — James J. Butler has resigned his position on the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation. Butler was sworn into office Saturday, but it’s not the James Butler who sought re-election to the

Unconscious (alive) man found under Bridgeport train platform

By Tim Loh Staff Writer BRIDGEPORT — An intoxicated city man fell onto a train track Monday evening, delaying a New York-bound commuter train by about 20 minutes and forcing emergency responders to

Trumbull’s mystery book to be unveiled Dec. 19

TRUMBULL – The Trumbull library has done it again! This year’s “One Book, One Town” selection has been made and will be announced on Dec. 19, 2011. Before the announcement, the mystery “chosen” book

Tree lighting on Stratford’s Paradise Green

The Town of Stratford will host a holiday tree lighting festival at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the gazebo at Paradise Green. The event will be held rain or shine, according to the town website.

Shuttered Garbage Museum hosts clearance sale

After 16 years of operation, the financially strapped CRRA Garbage Museum closed its doors to the public for good in August. (Read more on the museum closure here.) On Wednesday, the museum gift shop

Elected Butler, not the endorsed one, sworn into office

DERBY —James J. Butler was sworn into office Saturday, but it’s not the James Butler who sought reelection to the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation. The controversy began in late November,

Autopsy: Rower died of natural causes

OXFORD — Richard N. Fiske, 75, the Woodbridge man missing in the Housatonic River since his scull capsized last Monday, died from acute intracerebral hemorrhage due to hypertensive cardio-vascular

State Supreme Court rules against developer

HARTFORD –The state Supreme Court Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling throwing out a developer’s claims that he was deprived of a major project in Bridgeport because of former Mayor Joseph Ganim’s

Two war memorial plaques stolen in Ansonia

ANSONIA — Police are investigating the theft of two of the seven memorial plaques that were installed at the intersection of Woodbridge Avenue and Viselli Court. One was a World War II memorial plaque