Monthly Archive for June, 2012

: June, 2012

Council Prez wants heads up when Mayor leaves state

During last night’s Ordinance Committee meeting on the ongoing effort to revise the city charter, Council President Thomas McCarthy, D-133, suggested inserting language requiring Mayor Bill Finch and

Check Twitter before visiting waterfront parks

If you’re thinking about heading to one of Connecticut’s state parks on Long Island Sound next week be warned. If you get there late you may find that the park may have already reached full parking

Council to discuss false alarms, delinquent taxes

Trumbull Town Council will have a public hearing to discuss the establishment of a False Alarm Abatement Ordinance Monday, Jul 2 at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 5866 Main St. The council will also discuss a

13 contractors considering Steel Pt. infrastructure work

Thirteen contractors showed up today near the intersection of Stratford Avenue and Pembroke Street within the vacant Steel Point redevelopment area to learn more about how to bid on $13 million worth

Black bear sighting in Seymour prompts Code Red alert

SEYMOUR — A Code Red alert was issued in the Skokorat Street area Wednesday after a black bear was sighted there, according to Lt. Paul Satkowski, police spokesman. The alerts inform residents of

Ann Pettway/Carlina White story to become a Lifetime movie

Well, it was only a matter of time. The cable network Lifetime put out a release today announcing that it was turning the story of Ann Pettway, who stole baby Carlina White from Harlem Hospital in

Funding OK’d to help resolve code violations at Shelton high

SHELTON — Aldermen Tuesday night unanimously approved to bond $62,000 to help resolve code violations at Shelton High School. “We allocated the money for use at the high school for code compliance,”

Firework safety tips

Press release from the Stratford Fire Marshal’s Office: The term “firework” is commonly used to describe items such as bottle rockets, firecrackers, lady fingers, roman candles, etc. and ALL are

Charles Island closed for the birds

Charles Island, off of Silver Sands State Park in Milford, is closed to humans until Sept. 9. The reason? Nesting shorebirds including endangered piping plovers and least terns. And by the way, there

Checking off the Steel Point to-do list

Carter McDowell, attorney for Steel Point developer Robert Christoph, tonight presented the City Council’s Economic and Community Development and Environment Committee with a list of behind-the-scenes