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Pasta for Cancer-Stricken Child

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TRUMBULL-The Knights of Columbus at St. Theresa’s Church are conducting a lasagna dinner July 12 to raise money in defraying medical expenses for an eight-year-old boy diagnosed last month with cancer. r. The boy, Peter Monks is the son of Susan and Thomas Monks of Saxony Drive and the grandson of Frank and Helen Stuban, […] [Read More]
Peter Monks

Nick Newell fights for the championship today

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MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of Milford and son of Stacy Newell of Monroe, was born without only part of a left arm. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an […] [Read More]

Car hits home in Milford

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MILFORD-A car struck a porch attached to a home at 491 High Street shortly early Friday morning. It then fled the scene. Police are investigating. Anyone with information should contact them at 203-878-6551. [Read More]

Autonomy Technology becomes first to move into Oxford site

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OXFORD-Autonomy Technology, Inc. became the first company to open in the town’s Airport Development zone. The company relocated from Oregon with nine employees. It is using 10,000 square feet in the building at 353 Christian Street and expects to employ as many as 30 people in the future. Autonomy distributes electrical components used in the […] [Read More]

Two Bridgeport chiropractors avoid jail in scam

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]