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DOT tree removal will close Maple Street, Seymour, Tuesday

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SEYMOUR — Maple Street will be closed Tuesday due to a tree removal operation, the state Department of Transportation said in a press release Monday. For additional information, visit the ConnDOT website: http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=2135&Q=523708 [Read More]
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Two women injured in head-on accident in Derby

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Staff Reports DERBY — Two women were injured Tuesday morning in a two-car, head-on collision on Academy Hill Road. Both drivers, one 23, the other 25, were taken to Yale New Haven Hospital with undetermined injuries. The accident took place at 9:15 a.m., Lt. Salvatore Frosceno said in a press release. There were no occupants […] [Read More]
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Oxford first selectman annouces reelection bid

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     OXFORD — First Selectman George Temple has announced he will seek reelection to a second, two-year term. He made the announcement this past weekend. Jeff Haney, his running mate from 2011, will also be seeking reelection as selectman. The following is the speech Temple gave announcing his reelection bid:     I want to thank everyone […] [Read More]
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Oxford death due to CO toxicity; manner still undetermined

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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 death was deemed “undetermined,” she added. That means it’s still unclear if the death was accidental or a suicide. Raymond, […] [Read More]
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Derby, Ansonia slated to receive funds from State Bond Commission

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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 for Ansonia and Derby when the State Bond Commission meets on Friday.   Emmett O’Brien Technical High School in Ansonia is set to receive $87,000 for technology […] [Read More]
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DOT announces traffic shifts on I-95 in Milford and Stratford

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          From a press release: The state Department of Transportation has announced that two major traffic shifts are scheduled in the coming weeks to realign Interstate 95 north and southbound travel lanes to allow for the demolition of the existing northbound lanes of the Moses Wheeler Bridge in Stratford and Milford. The […] [Read More]
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Oxford Girl Scouts offer Sandy Hook memorial ribbons

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OXFORD – White and green ribbons, that can be worn to honor the memory of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, are now available at the Oxford Town Clerk’s office. The ribbons were made by members of the local Girl Scout troops in Oxford for a vigil held on Dec. 23. Extra ribbons […] [Read More]
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A night of “holiday cheer” planned in downtown Seymour

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SEYMOUR – A night of “holiday cheer” will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Seymour Culture and Arts Commission, will be part of the First Saturday event held downtown and will include a tree lighting at 6:15 p.m. on the corner of Bank and Wakeley streets. There […] [Read More]
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Seymour’s annual Christmas Parade set for Nov. 24

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SEYMOUR — More than 50 marching units and floats, including eight drum corps and marching bands, will particpate in the 41st annual Seymour Christmas Parade, according to Seymour Christmas Parade Association president, Robert Lang. The parade will kick off at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, from the formation grounds on Broad and Pine streets, he said.  A […] [Read More]
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Shelton police charge Derby man in gas station break-in

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SHELTON — Police have arrested a Derby man on burglary charges related to a break-in at the Buck Stop Citgo Gas Station last month. Joseph Palmer, 42, of Silver Hill Road was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging him with third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny and second-degree criminal mischief, Lt. Robert Kozlowsky said in a press […] [Read More]
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