Monthly Archive for September, 2012

: September, 2012

Ratz and Geno line up for Bridgeport’s Shehan Center

Bridgeport’s Cardinal Shehan Center has lined up a couple of stars to help with the observation of the center’s 50th year in operation. Bridgeport-born actor John Ratzenberger will speak at the

Black bear dies after collision with truck in Oxford

OXFORD — The new rug in George Muttick’s home will be unique — to say the least. It’s being made from the pelt of the black bear that ran into the side of his truck Wednesday night. The bear and

Shelton’s “Best of Connecticut” on display Saturday

SHELTON — The third annual “Best of Connecticut” event will take place Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Jones Winery courtyard at 606 Walnut Tree Hill Road. The event spotlights local businesses

Judge attaches assets of former Shelton ass’t finance director

MILFORD — A Superior Court judge Monday attached the personal assets of Sharon Scanlon, Shelton’s former assistant finance director, in the amount of $348,416. The decision by Judge Frank Iannotti was

Teen skateboarder hit by car

A 16-year-old boy was hit by a car while skateboarding on North Benson Road by the Trinity Baptist Church Friday night, according to Doingitlocal.com. The boy was taken to Bridgeport Hospital for

Shelton police urge caution after upswing in burglaries

SHELTON – Police are asking residents to be sure to lock their doors and windows and use their alarm systems following a recent upswing in residential and commercial burglaries, according to Det. Ben

Sign of the times

Workers take down the Stop & Shop sign at the former store on Madison Avenue in Bridgeport Thursday night. The company blamed the closing, which came Thursday, on poor sales.

Ansonia gets $300,000 in federal grant money

HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced that 31 Connecticut municipalies have been awarded a total of $10,987,840 by the Department of Economic and Community Development, the administrator for

Carson delivers stinger to Finch

David E.A. Carson, former head of People’s Savings Bank, now Peoples United, was one of four long-time supporters of public education honored Tuesday morning by The Bridgeport Public Education Fund,

Stratford to recognize beautiful properties

Press release from the Town of Stratford: The Town of Stratford’s 14th annual beautification awards ceremony will be held on September 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Stratford Town