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Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

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BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]

Daily $20,700 blight fine challenged in Ansonia

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ANSONIA- The owner of the former Farrell Processing Lab on 501 East Main Street will appeal a $20,700 a day blight fine the city is seeking against his vacant structure. Moustapha Diakhate, principal of Washington Nanagement, LLC, will appear before a zoning code appeals officer at 5:30 p.m. In City Hall to argue against the […] [Read More]

Demolition of Ansonia Copper and Brass to begin

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ANSONIA-Demolition is expected to begin this afternoon on the Liberty Street portion of the sprawling Ansonia Copper and Brass complex. Denovo Constructors Inc. of New Jersey will begin work on demolishing the former office and headquarters on Liberty and North Main Streets today. The six-acre site could pave the way for a future supermarket and […] [Read More]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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By Michael P. Mayko MILFORD-Two was good but the U.S. Post Office believes three may be a charm. That’s how many Sundays some area Post Offices will be open to handle your holiday mailing needs. “Its all about customer service and convenience–especially during our busiest time of the year,” said David Mastroianni, who oversees postal […] [Read More]
Kim Dulka

Seymour’s version of It’s A Wonderful Life

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SEYMOUR-Mark down Dec. 13. That’s the day the town becomes Bedford Falls as it celebrates the 3rd annual It’s A Wonderful Life Even. Some of the events include a pancake breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dulka’s the All-American Valley General Store, 16 Bank Street; horse drawn carriage rides from 2-6 […] [Read More]
Former Speaker of the House James Amann addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday morning. He said that he's opposed to building two new I-95 ramps at Exit 33 in Stratford.

Amann: New Exit 33 ramps would turn Devon into a ‘ghost town’

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MILFORD — The former speaker of the state House of Representatives and a candidate for governor in 2010 on Tuesday decried a plan to install a pair of “missing” Interstate 95 exit ramps at Exit 33 as costly and one that would turn Milford’s Devon section into a “ghost town.” At a press conference, Jim […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]
The law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin joined with the Walter Camp Football Foundation in sponsoring a tailgate party prior to the gridiron contest. Toys collected at the party were donated to the Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary’s Toy Closet.

Berchem, Moses & Devlin Collects Toys for Children’s Hospital

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From a press release: NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Attorneys with the law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. helped collect 200 toys for patients at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital during the Oct. 18 football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Colgate University Raiders at the Yale Bowl. The firm’s attorneys joined with […] [Read More]

Mayor Blake announces “Have a Heart” campaign

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We just received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD: Beginning in August, members from various sectors of the Milford community have been meeting as part of the Mayor’s Have a Heart, Give Smart Task Force to develop a strategy to address the issue of panhandling in Milford. The task force is comprised of […] [Read More]
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Pictured left to right: Jeff Wilson, owner/Wines and More; Donna Corey, President/Milford’s Promise; Jamie Rude, President/Downtown Milford Business Association; Augie Harrigan, President/Milford Education Foundation; and James Maroney, Co-Founder/Milford Education Foundation

Two groups get grants from Downtown Milford Business Association

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From a press release: Milford – Two non-profit organizations were recent beneficiaries from proceeds raised during the 6th Annual Wine Trail event, presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA). Throughout the years, thousands of dollars have been distributed to various local non-profit organizations. This year’s recipients were the Milford Education Foundation and Milford’s Promise […] [Read More]