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Easter Egg Hunt at Beardsley Park set for April 7

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The 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Festivities at Beardsley Park is scheduled for Saturday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Along with the Easter Egg Hunt, the event, free for children ages 2-12, will feature music, the Easter Bunny, face painting, egg decorations, beverages and snacks, gift certificates and school supplies. The […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Derby fire marshal: Discarded cigarette caused blaze

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DERBY – Fire Marshal Phil Hawks said the blaze on Olivia Street Thursday afternoon was caused by a  cigarette discarded on the porch of a third-floor dwelling. He said winds Thursday “fanned the flames” causing the fire to quickly spread.  Hawks said the fire was contained to the third floor and an attic space above it. Hawks […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Shelton tax board’s proposed budget slightly less than mayor’s

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SHELTON — The Board of Apportionment and Taxation Thursday night presented its 2012-13 budget to the Board of Aldermen during a brief meeting in City Hall. The tax board’s proposed budget is $113,118,719, slightly less than the $113.4 million budget Mayor Mark A. Lauretti proposed in February. The $228,044 difference was the result of decreases […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford Academy Fields ribbon cutting tomorrow

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Press release: Mayor John A. Harkins will cut the ribbon officially opening the newly renovated Stratford Academy Fields to the public at a brief ceremony scheduled for Friday, March 30th at 9:30 AM. These fields, which will be among the Stratford sites hosting the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) 10U and 12U Girls’ Eastern […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Memorial mass set for Stratford sisters

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A memorial mass for Chantel and Tiffany Osorio, the sisters who were killed in a fiery crash on the Merritt Parkway at the Westport-Fairfield border earlier this month. The sisters, both Stratford residents and graduates of Notre Dame High School in Fairfield, were found dead inside a Chevy Cobalt at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday, March […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Stratford

Angry mayor airs concerns to Shelton BOE members

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SHELTON — Board of Education members Wednesday night got an earful from an irate Mayor Mark A. Lauretti, who had the public portion of the meeting reopened so he could air his concerns. First, he said, he took offense after his “truthfulness” was “called in to play” by a certain board member. Lauretti didn’t name the board member, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford lead awareness program postponed

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Press release: The Stratford Health Department is sponsoring a Lead Awareness and Safe Renovations Program. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the program originally scheduled for tonight is postponed until Wednesday April 25th, from 6 to 8 PM. It will be in room 110 at the Birdseye Municipal Complex located at 468 Birdseye St. This program is […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Monroe DTC elects new board; Kapoor replaces Ulatowski as chairman

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The Monroe Democratic Town Committee elected new officers for its 2012 – 2014 term at its monthly meeting on March 27. Returning to the MDTC’s Executive Board is constable Pat Tomchik, as secretary. Jason Maur, a member of the Commission on Aging, will be the Committee’s new treasurer. Vice Chairman for the new term will […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Missing Monroe peacock is safe and sound

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I just heard from Joe Aversa and the peacock is back in his possession. Sorry, coyotes. [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford to get $500K for future brewery site

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The Town of Stratford is set to receive a $500,000 state grant for remediation at the former U.S. Baird site on Stratford Avenue where a new craft brewery is planned to open later this year. Two Roads Brewing Company is expected to bring 70 jobs to the area over seven years, according to Brad Hittle, […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Stratford