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Boys & Girls Village (BGV) Vice President of Educational & Vocational Services Jon Oddo and Michael E. Duane, Jr., BGV alumnus and graduation guest speaker.

57 graduate from Boys & Girls Village

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From a press release: MILFORD – Boys & Girls Village recently honored the achievements of its graduating students at a ceremony held on June 20 at its Milford Campus. The celebration recognized students who will be advancing to new programs and higher grade levels, as well as students whose progress has led to them continuing […] [Read More]
United States Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy honor state Rep. Terry Backer at recent event.

State Rep. Terry Backer honored by state, local Dems

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From a press release: STRATFORD –  They came from Hartford. They came from Washington. They joined with Stratford’s Democratic Town Committee to honor 11-term State Representative Terry Backer (D – 121st District) with the first Kennedy award on Sunday, June 29th. Sixty Stratford democrats welcomed State Democratic Chairwoman Nancy Dinardo, Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, […] [Read More]

AARP Driver Safety Program at Baldwin Center

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STRATFORD — The Stratford Senior Services will host a driver safety program developed by AARP. This popular program is being offered, in a one-day format on Friday, July 25, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. at the Baldwin Center (upstairs main room). Please contact Mike Klein to register at 203-929-4851.   [Read More]
Categories: Stratford
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: Shut down Foster Farms

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We received this note from the office of Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro: WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today issued the following statement calling on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to shut down all Foster Farms poultry processing facilities until a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened over 600 people […] [Read More]
In addition to faerie house displays and costumed participants, the festival also includes a full day of entertainment, activities, vendors and food. This is a scene from the 2013 event.

Forest, Faeries and Woodland Wizards Festival set for July 19

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust will present its annual Forest Faeries and Woodland Wizards Festival on Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 10 AM to 3 PM. (Rain Date: Sunday, July 20th). This magical festival is held at Flanders Sugar House and Trail House grounds, which is located off […] [Read More]

Fireworks postponed in Stratford

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We just received this note from Stratford Town Hall: In anticipation of the forecasted inclement weather, the Stratford fireworks have been moved to July 5th at Short Beach. [Read More]
Categories: Lordship, Stratford
Editorial Director Deb Werksman will be the guest speaker at the Stratford Library on July 16th.

Publish your own book: Here’s how

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A note from the Stratford Library: The Stratford Library Reference Department will present “Publishing 101”, a how-to for potential authors on Wednesday, July 16 from 6:30-8 pm. The program, hosted by Editorial Director Deb Werksman, is free and open to the public. The Library program will reveal how a novel is acquired by a publisher, […] [Read More]
Categories: Literature, Stratford

DeLauro: Supreme Court ruling is bad news for women

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We received this note from Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released the following statement today on the Supreme Court’s decisions in the cases of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation v. Burwell. DeLauro is the senior Democrat on the subcommittee responsible for funding the Department of […] [Read More]
The Boys & Girls Village annual Dan & Yolanda Adley Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted at Race Brook Country Club in Orange, raised $54,000.

Boys & Girls Village stages successful golf and tennis fundraiser

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From a press release: MILFORD — On June 2, more than 140 golfers gathered for Boys & Girls Village’s Annual Dan & Yolanda Adley Memorial Golf Tournament, hosted at Race Brook Country Club in Orange. Supported by lead sponsors BIC, KDSA Consulting LLC, PEZ, Integrated Security Group and Brandfon Honda, 2014’s tournament marked the 39th […] [Read More]
Categories: Charity, Milford
	Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman reads a gubernatorial proclamation at a reception celebrating the 10th anniversary of the New Haven Regional Children’s Probate Court on June 25th.

New Haven Regional Children’s Probate Court celebrates 10th anniversary

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From a press release: NEW HAVEN — Supporters of the New Haven Regional Children’s Probate Court (NHRCPC), during a 10th anniversary celebration on June 25, hailed the court as a model of innovation and urban-suburban cooperation that has been replicated throughout the state to give thousands of Connecticut children a chance to live better lives. […] [Read More]