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Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Seymour’s version of It’s A Wonderful Life

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SEYMOUR-Mark down Dec. 13. That’s the day the town becomes Bedford Falls as it celebrates the 3rd annual It’s A Wonderful Life Even. Some of the events include a pancake breakfast with Santa from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dulka’s the All-American Valley General Store, 16 Bank Street; horse drawn carriage rides from 2-6 […] [Read More]