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Cell tower not going in Longbrook Park

STRATFORD — Mayor John Harkins announced Monday afternoon that AT&T has abandoned thoughts of placing a cell phone tower in Longbrook Park. “I heard the concerns of Longbrook Park neighbors loud and clear, and I’m pleased to say that AT&T has agreed to work closely with the town to identify a suitable alternative location,” Harkins […] [Read More]
State Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg

Slossberg: End deceptive variable-rate electricity contracts

From a press release: HARTFORD, CT – State Sen. Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford) submitted testimony to the legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee this week supporting a ban on variable-rate electricity contracts. Slossberg was joined by AARP, the State Consumer Counsel and fellow legislators in supporting the ban. “I have often been contacted by constituents who […] [Read More]
State Reps. Pam Staneski (R-119), Jason Perillo (R-113), Kim Rose (D-118), Sen. Gayle Slossberg,(D-14), State Rep. Laura Hoydick, (R-120) with House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114), State Rep. Ben McGorty and United Technologies, Government Relations, Jackie Iacovazzi.

Lawmakers tour Sikorsky plant

From a press release: STRATFORD – State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-119), Kim Rose (D-118), State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-14), Laura Hoydick, (R-120)and others participated in a two-hour-long facility tour for area lawmakers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford on February 23rd. Staneski, who is serving her first term in the General Assembly, said that she […] [Read More]
Construction continues on the I-95 Moses Wheeler Bridge replacement project, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Mayor John Harkins of Stratford is pushing for construction of a new northbound on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at Exit 33. There were omitted when the highway was constructed because of the toll station there.

Regional board OKs $24m for Exit 33 project in Stratford

We received this note from Town Hall in Stratford: STRATFORD — Mayor John A. Harkins today announced that plans for a full interchange at Exit 33 on Interstate 95 are progressing as funding for the project was unanimously approved by the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (GBVMPO) last week. The approval by the […] [Read More]

Sikorsky Credit Union aiming to improve student financial literacy

From a press release: Stratford  – Recent studies regarding financial literacy show some somber statistics for Connecticut. Connecticut ranks 35th in the country, according to In response, Sikorsky Credit Union is working to increase financial literacy by engaging high school students. In addition to Financial Reality Fairs and monetary support of financial literacy programs, […] [Read More]
Categories: Banking, Business, Stratford

Eminent domain hearing still on in Stratford, despite storm

STRATFORD — The weather outside is not fit for man nor beast, but apparently it’s fine if you’re on the Town Council. The council’s Ordinance Committee will meet tonight, Monday, Jan. 26, 2014, despite a state of emergency ordered by both Mayor John Harkins and Gov. Dannel Malloy owing to a blizzard bearing down on […] [Read More]

Corned Beef Dinner to benefit New Haven’s St. Patrick’s Parade

We received this note from the people who stage the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Haven: CORNED BEEF DINNER SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015 KNIGHTS OF ST. PATRICK GRAND HALL 1533 STATE STREET NEW HAVEN, CT OPEN SEATING FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 5:00 P.M. TICKETS SOLD ONLY AT THE DOOR $15.00 ADULTS – $6.00 CHILDREN […] [Read More]

Milford Chamber’s Awards of Distinction event Jan. 28

From a press release: MILFORD, CT– The Milford Chamber of Commerce is holding its 60th Annual Meeting & 2014 Awards of Distinction on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 11:30 am, at Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange, CT. The luncheon features keynote speaker Dr. Henry C. Lee, internationally renowned professor and founder of the Forensic Science […] [Read More]
BondSure is a program offered by Community Capital Fund and the Greater New England Supplier Minority Development Council that helps increase the surety bonding capacity of small, minority and women-owned construction firms throughout Southern Connecticut. (File photo.)

Learn how to bid on the big projects

We received this note from the Milford Chamber of Commerce: MILFORD — The City of Milford and the Milford Chamber of Commerce will host BondSure at the Milford Public Library on Monday, January 12th at 6 p.m. in the program room. BondSure is a program offered by Community Capital Fund and the Greater New England […] [Read More]

Westport embezzlement nets Milford man prison

BRIDGEPORT-The former comptroller for a Westport-based property management group will be spending 10 months in prison for embezzling $108,000 over a four year period from the company. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer imposed the term and a $3,000 fine Tuesday on David Liptak, 50, of Milford. The judge ordered Liptak to repay all the money. […] [Read More]