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Cop gets highest award

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NORWALK – Stratford’s Joseph Martino was named the 2013 “Officer of the Year” at the Norwalk Police Department’s First Annual Awards Ceremony at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center.  In addition to “Officer of the Year” Martino was presented with the Police Service Cross, the department’s second highest award, by Chief Thomas Kulhawik and Deputy […] [Read More]
This biathlon figure is one of the final pieces to be added to Craig Smith's 'Sochi' sculpture, now on display at Silverman's Farms in Easton, where it will be for another two weeks. He hopes to send it to President Vladimir Putin.

Craig Smith completes ‘Sochi’ sculpture

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Categories: Arts, Easton, Sports
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Two HS seniors from Milford sign letters of intent

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We received this note from the Milford School System: MILFORD – The Milford Public Schools is pleased to announce two students have signed National Letters of Intent to continue athletic play in college. The students will receive tuition assistance from their intended schools. Timothy Maher, son of Gerry and Donna Maher of Milford, has signed […] [Read More]

Ansonia appoints Recreation commission

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ANSONIA-Alfonso Smith, a 92-year-old forty-year veteran of the Recreation Commission was reappointed to a new term by the Board of Aldermen. Also appointed to the commission n were Frank DeLiberto Jr of Martin Terrace; Paul Velardi of Hoinski Way; Michael Cratty of Bruns Road and Anne Lynch of Birchwood Drive. [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General, Sports, Town

Derby Police Union to conduct baseball clinics

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DERBY-The city’s police union will conduct three free baseball clinics for boys and girls between the ages of five and 12 years over three weekends. A parent or guardian must attend the clinic with their child or children which will from from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Derby High School gymnasium, 8 Nutmeg […] [Read More]
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Connecticut Boat Club is a high performance girls youth rowing club based on the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Connecticut.  Founded in the Spring of 2010 by head coach Liz Trond, the team includes girls from throughout southwestern Connecticut and Westchester County N.Y.

High school rowing club looking for members

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We received this release from the Connecticut Boat Club: The Connecticut Boat Club — one of the top, all-girl, high school-age rowing clubs in the nation — is currently recruiting new members. Training for the spring season is underway at Dynamic Athletics in Darien; training on the Norwalk River will resume in March. CBC has proven […] [Read More]
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Ralph Kiner dies

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The last of the original New York Mets announcing team has died. Ralph Kiner, who is enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame, died Thursday in Rancho Mirage, Ca. He owned a home in Greenwich with his late wife Diann Shugart Kiner for many years. She died in 2004. Kiner formed the original Mets broadcasting team […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Greenwich, Sports, Town
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HOJO to head Bluefish Hot Stove Banquet

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TRUMBULL-There won’t be 28 available flavors at this winter’s Bridgeport Bluefish Hot Stove Banquet. But there will be a Howard Johnson. Johnson, who played for 14 years in the major leagues and was part of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets, will be the guest speaker at the banquet. Johnson was the 1991 National […] [Read More]

Ansonia Parade of Champions set For Dec.21

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ANSONIA-Get ready to celebrate. And bring some noise makers to blow and blue and white towels to swirl. Mayor David Cassetti has set Saturday at 10:30 a.m. To celebrate the high school’s 19th football championship as well as feet the successes of the city’s youth cheer teems during competition in Florida. The parade will begin […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti presents the key to the city to Ansonia High School football coach Tom Brockett, left, and star running back Arkeel Newsome, right, at City Hall in Ansonia, Conn. on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.

Arkeel Newsome, Tom Brockett get keys to Ansonia

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ANSONIA — Usually he’s seen zigging and zagging leaving defenders clutching for air and then looking for their shoes. Monday afternoon may have been one of the few days in the past four months that Arkeel Newsome stood still for any length of time. But that took place in City Hall not on a football […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General, Sports, Town