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River Street Wednesdays series to begin May 27

We received this note from City Hall in Milford: Milford – The City of Milford and Milford Arts Council are thrilled to announce River Street Wednesdays. River Street Wednesdays will be held each Wednesday at Noon on the parkette in front of City Hall from May 27th to August 26th, 2015. “River Street Wednesdays provides […] [Read More]
The Chess Club will meet on the second Tuesday monthly, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. As space is limited, reservations are suggested by signing up in - or calling - the Milford Library Children's Department at (203) 783-3312.

New Chess Club at Milford Library starts May 12th

From a press release: Milford — An alliance partnership between The Milford Public Library, Milford’s Promise (MP) and the Milford Police Union Local 899 has resulted in a new Chess Club program, to launch on Tuesday, May 12th, 5:30 p.m., at the Milford Library. The program was the idea of Milford’s Promise Board of Director […] [Read More]
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Staneski: Send me your thoughts on casinos

We received this note from State Rep. Pam Staneski, R-Milford, Orange: MILFORD-State Rep. Pam Staneski wants to hear from her constituents on the issue of expanding gaming in the state of Connecticut. The legislation, SB-1090, An Act Concerning Gaming, authorizes off-reservation casino gaming at up to three unspecified locations in Connecticut. The bill authorizes state […] [Read More]
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24 restaurants signed up for Stratford’s Restaurant Week

STRATFORD  — This week, April 19-25, is Restaurant Week in Stratford. Twenty-four restaurants are participating in the event, with offers diners reduced-priced menus and specials. Click through the slideshow to learn more about some participating restaurants andscroll down for the full list. Here are the participating establishments: Acapulcos Mexican Family Restaurant & Cantina Biagio’s Ristorante […] [Read More]
Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli to headline Housatonic art benefit May 16

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — The Housatonic Museum of Art will host a benefit stand-up comedy show starring the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall. The show will follow a VIP champagne reception and special exhibition of artwork by Leonard […] [Read More]
Knight of Columbus at Palm Sunday 2014

K of C to hold Stations of the Cross in Bpt Sunday

BRIDGEPORT-The Knights of Columbus CT State Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Outdoor Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ST Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Sunday at 2 p.m. The Celebrant will be Monsignor Peter Cullen, the Knights of Columbus CT State Chaplain. More than 400 people attended the event last year. [Read More]
Fundraiser for retired Lt. Tim Murphy

Hockey fundraiser for Norwalk cop Saturday

NORWALK-Auctions, dinner and a hockey game will help raise money Saturday for retired Norwalk Police Lt. Tim Murphy who is battling cancer. Murphy was diagnosed with the illness shortly after retiring in February. He served 33 years in the Police Department. He also taught criminal justice at Norwalk Community College. The benefit will begin with […] [Read More]
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Gambino betting ring leads to guilty plea

STAMFORD-A New York City bookmaker’s involvement in a mob-controlled gambling operation here now faces a year in prison and a loss of $160,988. Salvatore Ferraioli, 33, of Staten Island, N.Y. pleaded guilty to failing to file a wagering tax return in 2011 during proceedings Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in the Hartford […] [Read More]