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A photo of Johnathan Nathans, center, with his wife, Kate Lawrence, and attorney Craig Smith, entering the Federal Court in Bridgeport last week.

Jury awards Bluefish catcher $940k in bat-attack trial

BRIDGEPORT – The jury in the two-week-long bat-attack trial of Jose Offerman awarded the victim, former Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans $940,000 in damages. The verdict in the federal case was returned at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday; the seven-member jury deliberated for about 5 hours. Nathans was seeking $4.8 million for his injuries. He testified […] [Read More]
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Nick Newell fights for the championship today

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

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

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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Trout could be jumping in Derby

Fishing Rodeo in Derby

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]

Ansonia Men’s Softball League Reborn

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

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

  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]