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Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition […] [Read More]
Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti

Shelton Tree Lighting Saturday

SHELTON-The annual Christmas tree lighting will take place Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. in Veteran’s Memorial Park on Canal Street. Carols will be sung by the Center Stage Theater group and hot chocolate will be handed out by the Boys and Girls Club Of lower Naugatuck Valley. Santa is expected to make an appearance. [Read More]

Derby Mayor to give State of The City, Tote Bags on Saturday

DERBY-Listen to Mayor Anita Dugatto tell you about the state of her city and if you arrive early enough you might be one of 200 recipients of a tote bag filled with a slew of promotional items. All this is part of Dugatto’s Discover Derby marketing campaign. The event begins at 2 p.m. in the […] [Read More]

Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

SEYMOUR-The state’s plans to reconstruct Rimmon Street will be discussed during a 7 p.m. Dec. 8 public meeting in the Norma Drummer Room at town hall, 1 Seymour Street. State DOT officials, the town engineer and the consulting project engineer will speak on the tentative design and timeline for the project as well as answer […] [Read More]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]

Open your wallets for Derby military personnel

DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto is seeking contributions to brighten the holidays for military personnel from the city. “It’s a simple gesture to let Derby’s heroes know that their community is thinking about them,” Dugatto said. “We appreciate the ongoing sacrifices they and their families make, especially during the holidays.” Anyone seeking to make a contribution should […] [Read More]

Bridgeport man gets 6 years in federal prison

BRIDGEPORT- A 27-year-old city man who dealt crack cocaine and armed himself with a Bushmaster assault rifle, similar to the one used in the Sandy Hook School murders, will be spending six years in federal prison. Senior U.S. District Judge Warren W. Eginton Thursday imposed the sentence on Jonathan Colon. Once Colon is released from […] [Read More]

Milford man pleads guilty in probe arising out of heroin death

MILFORD-A city man who provided the heroin that led to a March 12 deadly overdose pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge Thursday. Ryan Russow, 29, of Stone Manor Drive pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute heroin. He now faces up to 20 years in prison when […] [Read More]

Cassetti to light Ansonia’s Christmas Tree Friday

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti will light the night Friday when he pushes the switch on the Christmas Tree in Veteran’s Park next to city hall. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with Phyllis Kaplan serving as DJ playing holiday music along with the city’s High School chorus. The Ansonia Dunkin’ Donuts is providing hot chocolate […] [Read More]
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