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Drone threat arrest leads to 2 years in prison

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NEW HAVEN-A Moroccan national arrested after he was recorded threatening to fly a bomb-laden model plane into a federal building and Harvard University will be serving a two- federal prison term. But The sentence imposed on El Mahdi Semlali Fahti was not for the bomb threat but for repeatedly lying to federal immigration judges in […] [Read More]

Shelton, Seymour Students to attend Berlin Wall forum

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NEW HAVEN-Several advanced history students at Shelton and Seymour high schools are expected to attend the Nov. 10 forum at Southern Connecticut State University discussing the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event will take place just one day after the 25th anniversary of the start of demolition of the wall which separated east from […] [Read More]
Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

Connecticut Federal Court to Celebrate its 225th anniversary

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NEW HAVEN-The state’s 21 federal judges will commemorate the district’s 225th anniversary during a special session Thursday at 4 p.m. in the federal courthouse at 141 Church Street. The session will also acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone laying for the Richard C. Lee Courthouse, which served as the venue for the Shelton Sponge […] [Read More]
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Neighbors oppose Perry Hill Estates plan in Shelton

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SHELTON-Neighbors to a proposed planned development district that would put 26 homes on 13 acres of land near Walnut and Perry Hill Avenues voiced their objections during a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing that ran past 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Commission voted to continue the hearing during their 7 p.m. Nov. 12 meeting. Ken Huzi, […] [Read More]

Shelton P&Z ready to approve Water’s Edge addition

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SHELTON-The Planning and Zoning Commission voted 4-2 late Tuesday night to write a favorable resolution that would allow Water’s Edge to add another structure containing three townhouses to their development off River Road near Latex Foam. Only Commissioners Nancy Dickal and James Tickey opposed the resolution following a public hearing on the proposal. A roll […] [Read More]
The Commodore Isaac Hull Memorial Bridge viewed from Derby

DOT Public Hearing Weds night in Shelton on Hull bridge

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SHELTON-State Department of Transportation officials will discuss their planned $9 million renovation of the Commodore Isaac Hull bridge during a public hearing Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. in the city hall, 54 Hill Street. The planned renovation which will include painting, catwalk upgrade and repairs to the steel, fencing, railings, drainage and navigation is expected […] [Read More]
Marc Garofalo

Send the Scouts to England dinner

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DERBY-Send the kids to England. And all you have to do is eat macaroni, meatballs, sausage and salad. A macaroni and meatball dinner to benefit Boy Scout Troop 3 will take place Saturday at St. Mary’s Church. The menu, prepared by former Mayor and current Town/City Clerk Marc Garofalo, along wityh members of St. Mary’s […] [Read More]

Bingo tonight at Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul

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ANSONIA-Bingo will be the call beginning at 6:45 p.m. tonight in the church hall of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church on Howard Avenue. Profits from the game are used to support the church. [Read More]

MADD Fundraising Fairfield Walk Saturday

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FAIRFIELD-Walk Like MADD, the annual 5k fund-raising walk for Mothers Against Drunk Driving will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Every step and dollar raised will be used to support MADD’s Connecticut initiatives which include ignition overlocks for drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoint and […] [Read More]

Autumnfest at Ansonia Nature Center Saturday

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ANSONIA-Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, hear some scary history and drink fresh-squeezed apple cider during AutumnFest Saturday at the Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road. There also will be a pumpkin carving lesson, face painting and a discussion of the wild animals associated with All Hallows Eve coming up Oct. 31. The event will take […] [Read More]