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SHS to compete in Robotics World Championship

SHELTON-The High School’s Gaelhawks robotics team will be in St. Louis this week competing in the FIRST Robotics World Championship. United Technologies Corp. is sponsoring the Shelton team as well the Bobcats from South Windsor High School and NRG from Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted. The three are among 23 finalists teams that UTC […] [Read More]
Girl Scouts of Connecticut get schooled on money by Merill Lynch

Girl Scouts Schooled in money matter$

Eighteen area Girl Scouts completed a money management class offered by volunteers from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Merrill Lynch Money Matter$ patch is the first corporate branded Girl Scout award in Connecticut. Linda Houston, Merrill Lynch’s New England market executive, led the workshop. Her efforts so impressed Girl Scout leaders that they will honor […] [Read More]

Centaur of Tymfi needs holiday rest

The Barnum Museum People’s United Bank Gallery will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. However, folks who have their hearts set on visiting the museum’s new attraction — a half-horse, half-man beast named the Centaur of Tymfi — are invited to do so on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Be Nice to Someone this weekend

ANSONIA-As part of the Easter Holidays, Mayor David Cassetti suggested everyone do something nice for a neighbor in need. “Please remember your neighbors this holiday weekend,” Cassetti said. “In keeping with the spirit of Easter, try to do something nice for your fellow residents who may need a helping hand.” The mayor also noted that […] [Read More]

Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Mark Lauretti said Connecticut will grow the Shelton way if he is elected governor. The Valley’s longest serving mayor addressed supporters Tuesday at Testo’s Banquet Hall in Bridgeport. “We should not give tax breaks solely to those who can afford it most; we need to lower taxes for all of us. We need to […] [Read More]

Tax Charges on Tax Day

href=””> Two nurses employed by the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services face tax evasion charges after being indicted by federal grand juries. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly said Stephanie Elliott, 41, of West Hartford and Michael Carter, 50, of New Haven face charges and prosecution by Assistant U.S. Attorney Susan Wines. The cases […] [Read More]
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Stratford High School

Stratford High students to get a ‘financial reality check’ today

From a press release: Stratford,  – High school students have a lot to look forward to in the future. In that future is one thing they may not be ready for — dealing with a budget and watching expenses. This is reality though, and understanding how to manage your finances is critical. Students at both […] [Read More]

ASAP Urgent Care to open Wednesday in Milford

From a press release: MILFORD — ASAP Urgent Care, 199 Cherry St. will stage its grand opening on Wednesday at noon. The event will include a ribbon cutting ceremony with Milford Mayor Benjamin Blake and other local dignitaries, facility tours, art contest winners’, and free cupcakes. ASAP Urgent Care is Connecticut-born, the brainchild of doctors […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Health, Milford
Amy Knorr from Stratford's Dept. of Economic Development places a "Restaurant Week" sign at the corner of Barnum Avenue & Main Street.

Stratford gets ready for Restaurant Week

We received this note from Stratford Town Hall: STRATFORD — The Town of Stratford and the Stratford Chamber of Commerce are proud to Host the town’s first Restaurant Week in Stratford. Restaurant Week runs from April 6 thru April 12, as part of the town’s celebration of its 375th Anniversary. Participating restaurants will be offering […] [Read More]
STRATFORD --  Norwalk Author/Cartoonist Jerry Craft (third from left) was the special guest at the Stratford Library Teen Services Department's  Bullying has NO Boundaries program recently. 
The Library sponsored an evening of cartooning, drawing and writing by the author who discussed and drew characters from his latest book, The Offenders: Saving the World While Serving Detention. 
 Craft is shown with teens (l-r): Timothy Falcon, Teyana Powell, Tamara Danilowicz, Liza Marsala and Sammi Ortiz and (kneeling, l-r): Isabella Kelley and Reagan Wilson.  Photo by Diane Stackpole.

Author addresses bullying at Stratford Library