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Democrats prevail in Trumbull board election

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TRUMBULL — Democrat Lainie McHugh on Tuesday beat Republican Bill Haberlin for a seat on the Board of Finance. According to unofficial results from the Democratic camp, McHugh had 1,591 votes to Haberlin’s 1,495. Haberlin had been serving on the board since the winter, when he was appointed to the position by First Selectman Tim […] [Read More]
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Republicans keep 122nd District seat

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With 76 percent of the vote in Shelton and Stratford, Republicans kept the 122nd District seat with the election of Ben McGorty to the post left vacant by veteran state Rep. Larry Miller of Stratford, who died May 31. The unofficial results in Trumbull, which makes up a small portion of the district, were not […] [Read More]
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Police: Active shooter report a hoax

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A 911 call Tuesday morning warning of a shooting in progress turned out to be a hoax, Hamden Police said. Officers responded to a home on Thomas Street after a caller said he had shot his mother and threatened to shoot his father and himself, police said. After forcing entry, police found three youths, ages […] [Read More]
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Mayors plan huddle on immigrant children

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New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and Stamford Mayor David Martin will participate in a conference call Friday with the chief executives of other municipalities to talk about whether their cities and towns can step up and provide shelter for about 1,000 undocumented immigrant children from Central America. Last week news broke […] [Read More]
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Ex-Milford Rotary Treasurer pleads guilty

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Richard Weir, longtime treasurer of the Milford Rotary Club, plead guilty Tuesday to taking nearly $260,000 total from that organization, the Milford Club and the Milford Special Olympics. Weir plead guilty to larceny in the first, second and third degrees. Sentencing has been scheduled for Oct. 7. He faces a 12 year prison sentence, to […] [Read More]
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Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Suspect’s pick up move: steal her computer

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BRIDGEPORT — A man who has been charged with trying to steal a woman’s tablet computer while they both rode a city bus Sunday said he only wanted her phone number. Arthur Karone Shaw, 20, was one of three male passengers who allegedly made sexually suggestive comments to the 22 year-old victim, police said. The […] [Read More]
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The late Rep. Larry Miller of the 122nd District. A special election is being held today to fill the vacancy.

Special election today in Stratford, Shelton and Trumbull

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Registered voters, a few of them anyway, will go to the polls today to fill the unexpired term of Larry Miller, the state representative in the 122nd District. Miller died May 31. The district covers parts of Stratford, Shelton and Trumbull. Polls will be open until 8 p.m. Turnout is expected to be light. “It’s dictated by […] [Read More]
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Walmart confirmed as Monroe tenant

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MONROE — Developer John Kimball has confirmed the anchor tenant at 2 Victoria Drive, near the Swiss Army corporate headquarters, will be a Wal-Mart superstore. The big box retailer has been a rumored tenant since the project went before zoning in the fall. The new 161,000-square-foot store will have a grocery, deli and garden center. […] [Read More]
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Tiana Williams, photo courtesy of Milford police.

Girl reported missing from Milford

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MILFORD — Police are asking the public’s help ion locating a 16 year-old girl missing from her home since Friday. Tiana Williams is 5’1 and 120 pounds. She may be in the Bridgeport area, where she has friends and family. Anyone with information is asked to call Milford police at 203-878-6551. [Read More]
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Jeffrey Silano, photo courtesy of West Haven police.

Man hands pharmacist a note demanding drugs

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WEST HAVEN — Police said an Oxford man entered the Walgreen’s at 394 Campbell Avenue at 11:30 p.m. Monday, walked to the back of the store and handed a note to the pharmacist saying that he was robbing the store. The suspect, Jeffrey Silano, 29, then demanded several prescription drugs from a list he had […] [Read More]
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