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Linda Conner Lambeck

Stratford eminent domain hearing ends in a unanimous ‘no’ vote.

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Update; (7:50 p.m.) So after dragging the public out in a snow storm, changes to the eminent domain ordinace was apparently shot down 8-0 according to those in attendance. STRATFORD – A Ordinance Committee public hearing on a controversial eminent domain plan is still on for 7 p.m. despite the snow fall, according to two […] [Read More]
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Torres enters race for State House

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BRIDGEPORT- Add Enrique Torres, the city council’s lone Republican, to the list of people who want to run for the seat being vacated by State Rep Auden Grogin. Torres was to formally announce this morning. Grogins is leaving to become a superior court judge. Already, Steve Stafstrom, a Democrat, has announced his intentions to run for the […] [Read More]
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Men rescued from capsized boat off Westport

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Westport _ The Westport Dive Team, using an inflatable boat, rescued two men about a quarter mile off Compo Beach near Sherwood Island on Christmas Day. The men, Jeffrey Oliver-Smith and Timothy Cataldo from Weston, were in a 16’9 foot ODay Daysailer that capsized at around 1:50 p.m., according to Police Lt. David Farrell. The […] [Read More]
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Trumbull mall break-in investigated

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TRUMBULL – Police investigating a possible Christmas-day break in at the Westfield Trumbull Mall turned up empty. A police scanner report at about 3:30 p.m. asked for a K-9 unit to respond to the scene on the possibility that a person may have broken into the mall through the ventilation system. Trumbull police later said they conducted a […] [Read More]
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Santa’s last stop: more donations, more need

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BRIDGEPORT – Here are some pictures from Santa’s Last Stop, a free toy give away on Christmas Morning. Check back later for more. [Read More]
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Stratford short play festival to benefit special education

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STRATFORD –  SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Benches,” a festival of seven original one-act plays on Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the Lovell Room at the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street, Stratford. The staged readings of short plays will benefit Stratford SEPTA (Special Education PTA). The festival offers works inspired by the concept […] [Read More]
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Arrest made in Derby Middle School bomb threat

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Derby – A 13-year-old eighth grader has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat on Tuesday that caused Derby Middle School to be closed. Police say the female student was charged with one count of first degree threatening and beach of peace. She is scheduled to appear at the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters […] [Read More]
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Short-play festival at Shakespeare Festival

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STRATFORD –The SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Quickies in the Park:  Connections,” a festival of six original short one-act plays on Sunday, August 3, at 2 p.m. in the lobby of the American Shakespeare Festival Theater, 1850 Elm Street, Stratford. The staged reading is free and open to the public, but space is limited.  The show […] [Read More]
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Bnai Torah hosts blood drive on Thursday

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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Give blood in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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