Monthly Archive for January, 2013

: January, 2013

Newton threatens to sue state elections officials

As he continues to fight allegations he abused Connecticut’s public campaign financing program in his bid to return to the legislature last year, ex-Democratic state Sen. Ernie Newton is also

Oxford death due to CO toxicity; manner still undetermined

By Anne M. Amato   OXFORD — An autopsy has determined that Curtiss R. Raymond died from carbon monoxide toxicity, according to a spokeswoman at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The manner of

Bridgeport Republicans Go Digital

BRIDGEPORT — The city’s Republican Town Committee has joined Facebook. In a posting over the weekend, chairman John Slater welcomed visitors to the RTC’s page and announced that a website would be

Furnace fails at Rescue Mission

In the midst of cold temperatures and snowfall, the furnace at Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s Women’s Center has failed. “Of course this is the worst time of year for this to happen,” said Executive

Lake Zoar Authority has new meeting rotation

We just received this press release from the Lake Zoar Authority: The Lake Zoar Authority will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Monroe Town Hall under a new rotation for the monthly meetings

Crash closes Rt. 67 near Oxford-Southbury line

OXFORD — Police are investigating a serious accident on Route 67 near the Southbury town line that occurred earlier this morning. The crash was between a dump truck and a minivan, and the State Police

Pedestrian struck in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — A pedestrian was struck by a car at the intersection of Castle Avenue and Longfellow Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning, police said. An initial investigation indicates that a

Bridgeport restaurants make CT Mag’s “Best Of” list

Congratulations to Home on the Range, Joseph’s Steakhouse, Barnum Publick House, Pho Saigon and Bloodroot. You can read all the details at Connecticut Magazine.

Derby, Ansonia slated to receive funds from State Bond Commission

From a press release issued Wednesday: State representative Linda M. Gentile (D-Ansonia/Derby) and State Senator Joseph J. Crisco, Jr. (D-Woodbridge) welcome the expected passage of a pair of items

Milford man dies about a week after his philanthropic mother

The son of beloved local philanthropist Ann Marie Tarinelli, who died Jan. 11 from complications following a broken hip, has also died, a little more than a week after his mother’s passing. James