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Shelton approves mayoral pay raise

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SHELTON-By a 5-1 vote the Board of Aldermen approved raising the mayor’s salary to $135,659 in three steps culminating in Nov. 2017. Only Jack Finn, the lone Democrat on the Board voted against it during the Wednesday night meeting. “The mayor gets paid enough already,” said Finn. “I’m a senior citizen living on a fixed […] [Read More]
Alexandra Ducsay was found beaten to death in her Milford home in 2006. Ducsay's ex-boyfriend, Michael Pugh is charged with her murder.

Mom describes Ducsay murder scene

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MILFORD – Linda Ducsay knew something was wrong when she arrived home from her job as a Norwalk school teacher around 4:30 p. m. May 19, 2006. “I was upset the gate was open and my dog was outside,” Ducsay testified before Superior Court Judge Denise Markle and 16 jurors. So she decided to go […] [Read More]
Joseph Lawlor

Jail for Bridgeport cops in Beardsley Park stomping case

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BRIDGEPORT — Two 12-year veteran police officers will both be spending three months in federal prison stemming from a May 20, 2011 stomping of a downed suspect in Beardsley Park. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer told former Officers Elson Morales and Joseph Lawlor that with “great power comes great responsibility” in imposing the term. “The […] [Read More]

Pet Loss Support Group

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ANSONIA-Anyone who has lost a pet knows its like losing a family member. On Sunday, Susan Wilson will chair a Pet Loss Grief Support Group beginning at 11 a.m. at the Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. The event is free. [Read More]
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Marc Garofalo as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof

Derby’s former mayor will play Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha

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SHELTON-Last year he played Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. This year, Marc Garofalo, Derby’s City/Town Clerk and former mayor will be Sancho Panza in Center Stage Theater’s performance of Man of La Mancha. The Theater, located at 54 Grove Street, in Shelton, will perform the play Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 6, 7, 12, 13, […] [Read More]

Derby HS principal down to 2 candidates

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DERBY- A search committee will be sending two candidates for the recently vacated high school principal position to the Board of Education for selection. “The Board will conduct a special meeting to interview the two finalists during a special meeting on January 27,” Superintendent of Schools Matthew Conway said Thursday night. Conway said the interviews […] [Read More]
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Bud Allen is citizen of year

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DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto presented Raymond “Bud ” Allen with a plaque naming him the city’s citizen of the year. The mayor read a long list if volunteer work that includes 62 years as a Hotchkiss Hose volunteer firefighter, a Fire Police member for more than 30 years and 13 years as cub master of Pack […] [Read More]

Ansonia PD probing downtown armed robbery

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ANSONIA-Police are looking for a six-foot male who robbed the Ansonia Smoke and Convenience store, 262 Main Street at gunpoint Wednesday. The gunman entered the store just before 6 p.m. brandishing a black and grey.handgun, Lt. Andrew Cota said. The suspect ordered the worker not to move, walked behind the counter and emptied the cash […] [Read More]
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Feds charge 2 in Milford man’s heroin death

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BRIDGEPORT-Federal agents arrested a West Haven couple on heroin trafficking charges which authorities believe resulted in the Jan. 12 overdose death of a 39-year-old Milford man. The arrest of Christopher Fogler, 29, and his girlfriend, Alyssa Jelliffe, 22, both of Park Street, West Haven, marks the second time in the past year federal agents have […] [Read More]
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K of C to hold Free Throw Championship in Shelton

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SHELTON-There’s still three weeks to sharpen up the eyes and adjust the stance for the Jan. 31 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. All boys and girls between 10 and 14 years old will be allowed to participate providing they have parental permission and proof of age. The competition will take place Jan. 31 at […] [Read More]