Monthly Archive for March, 2012

: March, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt at Beardsley Park set for April 7

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
Categories: General

Derby fire marshal: Discarded cigarette caused blaze

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
Categories: General

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

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
Categories: General

Stratford Academy Fields ribbon cutting tomorrow

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.
Categories: Stratford

Memorial mass set for Stratford sisters

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
Categories: Cops, Stratford

Angry mayor airs concerns to Shelton BOE members

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
Categories: General

Stratford lead awareness program postponed

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
Categories: Stratford

Monroe DTC elects new board; Kapoor replaces Ulatowski as chairman

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.
Categories: General

Missing Monroe peacock is safe and sound

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

Stratford to get $500K for future brewery site

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
Categories: Business, Stratford