Monthly Archive for February, 2012

: February, 2012

ICE reports dozens of arrests in Conn. and Mass.

Two days after it enacted a controversial clampdown on illegal immigration throughout Connecticut, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement conducted a four-day raid ending Monday that rounded up 45
Categories: General

Shelton’s grand list decreased by 14.7 percent

SHELTON — The city’s grand list as of October 1, 2011 decreased 14.7 percent from the prior 2010 grand list, according to figures released by Mayor Mark A. Lauretti. The 2011 grand list shows a
Categories: General

Rick Porto died Wednesday morning

Rick Porto, long-time owner of Porto Painting in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, a former mayoral candidate and former Barnum Festival Ringmaster, died Wednesday morning after a months-long
Categories: General

Goodwill stores need donations of household goods

Goodwill stores are in urgent need of household items like dishes, small appliances, cookware and electrical items. Clothing and furniture are also needed. Currently the stores are seeing household
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Stratford Police Chief to be sworn in Thursday

There will be a swearing-in and promotional ceremony for new and existing members of the Stratford Police Department at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at the Bunnell High School auditorium. Patrick
Categories: Cops, Stratford

Greene backs increasing penalties for war memorial thefts

HARTFORD — State Rep. Len Greene testified before the Select Committee on Veterans Affairs Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building to support increasing the penalties for the damage or theft of
Categories: General

Stratford’s Irish soda bread contest

Press release: If you think you’ve got what it takes to be called the best Irish Soda Bread Baker in all of Stratford, then show it by participating in the St. Patrick’s Day Irish Soda Bread Contest,
Categories: General, Stratford

School takeover voided

The state Supreme Court overturned the State’s takeover of the Bridgeport school system
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Herbst organizes “First Selectman Cup” golf tournament

A letter to the community from first selectman Tim Herbst – “Dear Friends, Colleagues and Fellow Trumbullites: Over the last two months I have had conversations with Golf Commission Chairman Ronald
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Seymour Pink announces its annual T-shirt design contest

SEYMOUR — Seymour Pink, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2012 T-shirt Design Contest. Seymour Pink, Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to unite a community in the
Categories: General