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Face-off tonight between Easton’s first selectman candidates — Republican v. Republican

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Easton’s first selectman candidates will come face to face in a candidate’s forum tonight, at 7:30, at the Samuel Staples Elementary School. The event will be held in the school’s cafeteria. The race for first selectman in Easton pits Easton Coalition candidate Val Buckley, a registered Republican, who is a write-in candidate on the ballot, […] [Read More]

Dem mayor candidate taps former mayor, UCONN prof as consultants

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By Michael P. Mayko SHELTON-A former mayor and a UCONN professor would play a role in David Gioello’s administration. For now Gioello said Michael Pacowta, who spent six years as mayor and Wayne Bragg, a retired comptroller at Sikorsky who now teaches in the MBA program at UCONN’s Stamford branch would be unpaid consultants. “They […] [Read More]
Categories: News, Politics, Shelton

Shelton

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By Michael P. Mayko SHELTON-David Gioello vowed to make City Hall more transparent if elected mayor in two weeks. Gioello said he would conduct neighborhood meetings, press conferences and make the budget more transparent. For instance he said the 5% percent reserve would be designated as such rather than included in operating expenses. “if this […] [Read More]
Categories: News

Donate non-perishable food, get documents shredded for free in Trumbull

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  The Cavalry Church, 498 White Plains Road,  is hosting a paper-shredding day at its church on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. With the donation of a non-perishable food item for the Trumbull Food Pantry, participants can get rid of all their useless paper clutter at this event in a secure manner. […] [Read More]

Greenwich Dr pays US $300k

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By Michael P. Mayko A Greenwich doctor and his corporation have agreed to pay $300,000 to the government to settle Medicare claims for treatment that were either unnecessary or did not meet requirements. In reaching the settlement, Dr. Jun Xu and his Rehabilation Medicine and Accupuncture Center MD, LLC of Riverside did not admit to […] [Read More]
Categories: Health, News

Justice Sotomayor to speak at SCSU

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By Michael P. Mayko NEW HAVEN-U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will discuss her book “My Beloved World” during a question and answer session Monday evening with Mary A. Papazian, the president of Southern Connecticut State University. The session will take place at 7 p.m. in the Lyman Center for Performing Arts. All 1,450 tickets […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, News

Ridgefielder faces prison as tax cheat

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By Michael P. Mayko HARTFORD-The former CEO and president of Diamond Ranch Foods faces as much as 18 months in federal prison for evading nearly $200,000 in taxes over a five year period. Louis Vucci Jr., 44, of Ridgefield, the former head of Diamond Ranch, will be sentenced Dec. 23 by U.S. District Judge Vanessa […] [Read More]
Categories: News

Dog Park opens in Derby

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By Michael P. Mayko DERBY-A collaborative effort with Ansonia resulted in a new dog park being constructed on Coon Hollow Road near the high school. The park was an Eagle Scout project by Anthony Bartholomew with help from Boy Scout Troop 3, the Derby Public Works Department, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club and the Home Depot and […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Derby, News

Muth: ‘It was great seeing the guys’

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Here’s another account of Tuesday’s Nike Ajax site ceremony in Milford that was sent to us from Eric Muth, who served at the site a half-century ago: We were honored to have Mayor Ben Blake, Rep’s Paul Davis and James Maroney and City Historian Richard Platt speek at the event. Note the Police Color Guard, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, historic, Milford, News

A sign of Martha Jankovic-Mark’s in Trumbull

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The white signs with the blue lettering stand out against the other political ones from Trumbull Democrats, which have a blue background with white lettering. Who do they belong to? Democrat Martha Jankovic-Mark, the Trumbull Town Council Minority Leader who hopes to unseat two-term incumbent Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst in the November municipal election. […] [Read More]