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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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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]
Categories: Government, Milford
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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]

Harkins critical of spending on presidential visit

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John Harkins, the Republican mayor of Stratford, has released this statement: STRATFORD – Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins is voicing his opposition to using taxpayer funds to pay for President Barrack Obama’s political visit to Stratford/Bridgeport, slated for Wednesday, Oct. 15. “The fact that the taxpayers in these communities visited by the President are on […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford
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Cassetti projects $2m surplus for Ansonia

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.ANSONIA -Mayor David Cassetti said cost-cutting measures have put his tax strapped city on the road to at least a $2 million surplus for the coming budgetary year. The mayor made the announcement as part of his State of the City address to nearly 300 residents gathered in the Ansonia High School auditorium Thursday night. […] [Read More]

DeLauro: Pass ENDA to protect LBGT workers

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From a press release: NEW HAVEN, CT—In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to decline appeals to marriage equality victories in five states, plus yesterday’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down bans in Nevada and Idaho, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today applauded those decisions and called on Speaker of the House John […] [Read More]

DeLauro: NIH funding cut by $1.2 billion since 2010

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From a news release: NEW HAVEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today called on Congress to go back to Washington before the November election and vote for increased funding for biomedical research. She did so at a visit to Meriden’s Protein Sciences, which is working on an Ebola vaccine. Both the National Institutes of Health […] [Read More]