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Eminent domain hearing still on in Stratford, despite storm

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

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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

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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

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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]
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Westport embezzlement nets Milford man prison

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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]
In this Saturday Nov. 8, 2014, file photo, Ebola health care workers bury the body of a person suspected of dying of Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia Liberia. Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in Sierra Leone and unsafe burials may be responsible for up to 70 percent of new infections, say experts. Officials are resorting to increasingly desperate measures to clamp down on the disease.

Blumenthal to visit Shelton company that seeks Ebola treatment

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SHELTON — Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to visit a local firm that hopes to soon produce a drug that’s more effective against the deadly Ebola virus. According to Blumenthal spokesman Josh Zembik, the senator will visit the NanoViricides lab in Shelton on Monday to discuss progress there in developing an Ebola treatment. Blumenthal earlier assisted […] [Read More]
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Holiday Hours at Derby City Hall

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DERBY-The holiday season means reduced hours at City Hall. The building will be open Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Christmas Eve from 9 a. m. to 12:30 p.m. It will be closed Christmas Day and Dec. 26. Similar hours are scheduled for the following week. City Hall will be open […] [Read More]

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]