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Oddo named vice president of Milford’s Charles F. Hayden School

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  MILFORD – Boys & Girls Village on Tuesday announced that Jon Oddo has been appointed  vice president of educational and vocational services at the Charles F. Hayden School. Oddo previously served as Director of Educational and Vocational services at the school, which provides comprehensive educational and clinical services to students from across Connecticut with […] [Read More]
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Agreement reached in AT&T sale to Frontier

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HARTFORD – A three year agreement over the sale of AT&Ts phone, broadband and internet services in Connecticut to Frontier Communications Corp. will spare consumers a landline rate increase for at least three years, state officials announced Tuesday. Frontier will also offer its basic broadband bundle and stand-alone basic broadband product at or below current […] [Read More]
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Police: Westport man played lawyer to win settlement

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TRUMBULL – Police said a Westport man, passing himself off as a lawyer able to practice in this state, represented a Trumbull woman in the settlement of a car crash lawsuit. Stephen R. Krawitz, 62, settled the case for the local woman, keeping more than $30,000 of the settlement for his own “legal fee,” police […] [Read More]
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Milford Oyster Festival is Saturday

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The 40th annual Milford Oyster Festival is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown and the police department has issued the following advisory on street closures and parking:  Access to the Milford Center area will be restricted from the hours of 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. The streets that will be closed and/or […] [Read More]
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Stratford pastor fired

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STRATFORD – The Stratford Baptist church has fired its pastor of 16 years following allegations he stole from parishioners. The church’s trustees voted Sunday to fire Rev. Dr. Robert Genevicz after he refused to step down, church sources said. Church officials did not return emails for comment. The American Baptist Churches of Connecticut recently removed […] [Read More]
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Body found in Derby lake

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The body of a 33-year-old Ansonia man was found in a lake at Witek Park in Derby early Tuesday morning. The body was found near the dam near Sentinel Hill Road, police said. The body was recovered by members of the Shelton Police Department’s dive team. Derby Police Lt. Justin Stanko said the man’s family […] [Read More]
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Activities each day focus on art, farm and nature. Join them this fall as the leaves change color and pumpkins abound. Everyone helps feed the farm animals at the end of the day!

Register now for Flanders’ after-school program

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From a press release: WOODBURY — From exploring the world outdoors to having fun on the farm or interpreting nature in art, children will learn more about the natural world in a series of after-school programs, held at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust. Sessions beginning September 9. Flanders is now registering students for the […] [Read More]
Jess, the walking, talking mastodon, will hold court in the Mammal Hall of the Yale Peabody Museum with an even more humongous beast: “The Otisville Mastodon,” an 11,000-year-old male mastodon skeleton discovered in 1882 in Otisville, New York. Visitors will learn about mastodons and how childhood dreams really can come true.

Walking, talking mastodon to visit the Peabody Museum

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From a press release: The Yale Peabody Museum welcomes a walking, talking humongous beast on Saturday, August 23, at its sixth annual end-of-summer FREE ADMISSION DAY. It’s Jess the mastodon, on day leave from her regular digs at Hole in the Wall Theatre in New Britain where she’s starring in “The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons,” […] [Read More]

Hotline available for election problems

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HARTFORD – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is opening a hotline so voters can report problems during Tuesday’s primary. Anyone with an issue during voting should call 1-866-SEEC-INFO (1-866-733-2463) or send an email to elections@ct.gov. Both the hotline and email alert will be monitored throughout the day by staff to assist voters with any […] [Read More]
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Attorney General: Beware ransomeware

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HARTFORD – Attorney General George Jepsen is warning Connecticut consumers and businesses about an emerging computer virus called “ransomware” that is being used to extrort money from victims. Jepsen said that once activated, ransomware scans an infected computer’s drives, encrypting various files in its path. Users trying to access their files are locked out unless […] [Read More]
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