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Oxford Playscape project gets $20,000 donation

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   OXFORD — The town has secured a $2o,ooo donation from Competitive Power Ventures to put towards construction of the Oxford Playscape, First Selectman George R. Temple announced Wednesday. As a result of this and other donations, the project will go into construction sometime in June and be ready for use by children of all […] [Read More]
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Shelton fifth grader a winner in Fire Prevention Poster Contest

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SHELTON — Isabela Baghdady, a fifth grade student at St. Lawrence School, was one of 32 winners of the 2012-13 Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. She was awarded a $100 savings bond and a certificate during an award presentation luncheon in March, Her mother Rosa Baghdady and the city’s Fire Marshal Jim Tortora also attended the event. […] [Read More]
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Events planned at the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby

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DERBY– The Osborne Homestead Museum has reopened for the new season. Guided tours of the  Colonial Revival home of  Frances Osborne Kellogg, which includes her collection of antigues and fine art, will be given. Visitors can also stroll through the grounds which include flowering trees,  shrubs and flowers in the Kellogg Estate gardens. They can also […] [Read More]
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Motorcycle ride will close several Shelton streets Sunday

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SHELTON – A motorcycle ride and event, sponsored by the five Newtown fire departments, will begin in Shelton and will  result in the closure of several city streets as well as a parking ban, according to Police Lt. Robert Kozlowsky. Shelton is hosting the event, called the Green Ribbon Ride, which will begin at the Riverwalk. Participants will be assembling […] [Read More]
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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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