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Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby Mayor to give State of the City Address Dec. 6

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DERBY-Almost a year to the day that she was inaugurated Mayor Anita Dugatto will give her first state of the city address to residents. The event will take place Dec. 6 in the auditorium at Derby High School on Nutmeg Avenue. “At this time my team and I will be sharing some of our accomplishments […] [Read More]
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Milford gets top scores from bond-rating agencies

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Once again, the City of Milford has received extremely positive feedback on its financial management and affirmation of high rankings from the three premier rating agencies. Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services described Milford’s finances as stable, prudent, and […] [Read More]

Drone threat arrest leads to 2 years in prison

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NEW HAVEN-A Moroccan national arrested after he was recorded threatening to fly a bomb-laden model plane into a federal building and Harvard University will be serving a two- federal prison term. But The sentence imposed on El Mahdi Semlali Fahti was not for the bomb threat but for repeatedly lying to federal immigration judges in […] [Read More]
Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

Connecticut Federal Court to Celebrate its 225th anniversary

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NEW HAVEN-The state’s 21 federal judges will commemorate the district’s 225th anniversary during a special session Thursday at 4 p.m. in the federal courthouse at 141 Church Street. The session will also acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone laying for the Richard C. Lee Courthouse, which served as the venue for the Shelton Sponge […] [Read More]

Last chance to hear about Derby’s sewage

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DERBY-City residents will get one last chance to learn about the $31.2 million request to renovate the sewage treatment system. Residents are invited to attend the session on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School, 10 Nutmeg Avenue. There will be a referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot asking residents to vote […] [Read More]
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Patrick Coyne in 2003

No verdict in Coyne sex abuse trial

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NEW HAVEN — A Superior Court jury ended their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the sexual abuse trial of Patrick Coyne, who served as chief of staff to former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim. Judge Elipedio Vitale instructed the jury to resume their deliberations Tuesday at 10 a.m. The jury heard Coyne’s […] [Read More]

Derby WPCA Info Session set for Oct. 22

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DERBY-City residents will get one last chance to learn about the $31.2 million request to renovate the sewage treatment system. Residents are invited to attend the session on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School, 10 Nutmeg Avenue. There will be a question asking residents to vote during the November 4 election on […] [Read More]
Left to right:  Benjamin G. Blake, Mayor; Meghan McGaffin, GIS Analyst; Jean Lasczak, MIS Coordinator; Tania Barnes, Human Resources.

Meghan McGaffin, Milford Employee of the Month

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Meghan McGaffin , the Geographical Information System (GIS) Analyst, has been selected at the Employee of the Month for October 2014 in Milford. As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending our warm […] [Read More]
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Michael Fitzpatrick

Mike Fitzpatrick to get top Defense Lawyer award

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BRIDGEPORT-Over the past 27 years Michael Fitzpatrick built a career as one of the area’s top criminal defense lawyers and an expert in death penalty cases. Tonight the Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association will honor Fitzpatrick, 54, of Fairfield, with their Champions of Liberty award during a ceremony at Anthony’s Ocean View restaurant in New […] [Read More]

Founder’s Walk Committee to meet Oct. 23rd

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: The Founder’s Walk Committee invites the Milford public to an informational meeting on Founder’s Walk presented by the selected architects Richter & Cegan on October 23rd at 7 PM at City Hall. Bill Richter of Richter & Cegan will outline some initial design concepts for the […] [Read More]