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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]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

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More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]

Players needed for Youth Hockey in Milford

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From a press release: The Southern Stars Youth Hockey organization is hoping to promote its supplemental tryout for young hockey players looking to join the SCYHA. SCYH has a very limited number of roster spots still available for travel players and will be holding supplemental tryout sessions in an attempt to fill those spots. On […] [Read More]
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Fishing Rodeo in Derby

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DERBY-The trout could be jumping at Osbornedale. The Derby Lodge of Elks #571 is sponsoring a free fishing rodeo Saturday May 10 from 8 a.m. to noon at Osbornedale State Part to all Valley children between the ages of 1 and 14. The Elks will award a first, second and third place price in three […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Men’s Softball League Reborn

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ANSONIA-After a decade’s absence the Men’s Softball League is being reborn. Mayor David Cassetti said the league will begin in May and is not limited to Ansonia residents. The team fee is $400. “This league has been inactive for over ten years,” Cassetti said. “I commend our Recreation Director Jeff Coppola for organizing this effort. […] [Read More]
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Moss raced from 1948 to 1962, won 212 of the 529 races he entered, including 16 Formula 1 contests. Here, he's at the 2012 Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park.

Sir Stirling Moss to grace Lime Rock’s Historic Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 1

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LAKEVILLE – Sir Stirling Moss and wife, Lady Susi, will be this year’s honored guests at Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 32, Friday, August 29 through Labor Da,y Monday, September 1, it was announced by Festival Chairman Murray Smith Moss, one of the most famous race car drivers who ever lived, raced from 1948 to […] [Read More]
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NCAA Championship viewing parties in Stamford

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  NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP VIEWING PARTIES Monday and Tuesday  UCONN STAMFORD, RICH CONCOURSE Sponsored by the UConn Stamford Student Activities Office, Fitness Center, and SGA  March Madness has struck Connecticut once again!  With both UConn men’s and women’s teams playing for the championships this week, students and fans are excited.  In addition to the viewing at […] [Read More]
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Fly Fishing Seminar

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A demonstration on fly fishing techniques and a discussion on the Housatonic River clean-up will be the agenda for the April 3 meeting of the Housatonic Fly Fishermen’s Association beginning at 7:00PM in the St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 65 North Main Street, Wallingford, CT. Mike Jastremski of the Housatonic Valley Association will discuss the Housatonic […] [Read More]
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Derby native promotes reading in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-Stephanie Ditko, a Derby native and vice president of the Sacred Heart University Education Club helped organize a book collection, cash donation and a day of reading at the Discovery Magnet School. The club, composed of education majors, collected more than 1,000 books and a $300 donation which they handed to Sangeeta Bella, the school’s […] [Read More]
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Oxford man gets 7 months for deadly crash

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DERBY-For the rest of his life Eric Ramirez said he will live with the night of March 9, 2012. That was the night he chose to engage police in a chase that ended with his car becoming airborne on Old State Road in Oxford and slamming into Precision Glass and Mirror. The accident killed Brandon […] [Read More]