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Two Bridgeport chiropractors avoid jail in scam

BRIDGEPORT-Two local chiropractors escaped federal prison terms for their role in an auto injury scam that cost insurance companies at least $1.7 million. Jennifer Lynne, who operates Backstroke on State Street and George DeCarvalho, who had a practice on East Main Street were both sentenced to three years probation by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. […] [Read More]
Fireworks fill the sky during a July 4, 2012  show in Shelton

Derby-Shelton fireworks postponed until Saturday

DERBY — The annual Derby-Shelton July 4 dueling fireworks display has been postponed until dusk Saturday. City leaders made the decision based on reports of thunderstorms and heavy rain for Thursday night. [Read More]

DeLauro: Supreme Court ruling is bad news for women

We received this note from Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) released the following statement today on the Supreme Court’s decisions in the cases of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation v. Burwell. DeLauro is the senior Democrat on the subcommittee responsible for funding the Department of […] [Read More]

Woodland High Graduation in Beacon Falls tonight

BEACON FALLS-Woodland High will say goodbye to 174 students tonight during graduation ceremonies at 6 in the Media Center Courtyard, 135 Back Rimmon Road, Beacon Falls, weather permitting. Rain will move the ceremonies to the gym. The valedictorian is Alexa Kiernan and the salutatorian is Salma Shitia. Kiernan will attend UCONN in the fall while […] [Read More]
Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby to conduct workshop on revitalizing downtown

DERBY-City officials will conduct an informational workshop on their plans to revitalize the city’s downtown. The rebuilding of the downtown has been fraught with delays and developer pull outs after many of the deteriorating buildings were demolished. Dugatto will preside over the workshop which includes an action-revitalization plan. The workshop will take place June 25 […] [Read More]

50 children get free bikes

SHELTON-It’ll start as a free day of play at the Sports Center of Connecticut and end with a free bicycle and helmet for 50 area children today. The children, aged six-to-11 were selected by Team, Inc., United Way of Costal Fairfield County and the Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Resource Center. The bikes are from the […] [Read More]

Platt Tech students sent home due to leaking propane

MILFORD-Platt Tech High School dismissed its students this morning because of a potentially dangerous propane tank leak in the school’s yard behind the building. Firefighters are on the scene. School officials say the dismissal was a precautionary measure to allow firefighters to address the matter. They said no students or staff were in danger. [Read More]

Msgr Meth drug supplier sentenced

HARTFORD-For four years Chad McCluskey supplied Monsignor Kevin Wallin with supplies of Mexican-made methamphetamine to use and sell in Connecticut. McCluskey admitted shipping close to 10 pounds of the mind-consuming narcotic. That got him a 65-month federal prison term Wednesday from Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello. The sentence might have been higher but […] [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]

USPS construction manager sent to federal prison

BRIDGEPORT-The former U.S. Postal Service Northeast area facilities manager was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison Friday after admitted that he accepted $89,000 in bribes and $1.1 million in kickbacks on contracts he funneled to a business he created. Robert Giulietti, 57, formerly of Cheshire also agreed to forfeit his home at South Pond […] [Read More]