Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog
Posts filtered on Category


School bus safety program in Stratford

STRATFORD — Kindergarten students and their parents are invited to a school bus safety program that will teach pupils how to ride, get on and get off the school bus properly. This will take place on Tuesday, August 5th. Two sessions are planned, the first at 9 a.m. and the second at 5 p.m., at […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: No fed contracts for “corporate deserters”

We received this note from the office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro: Leading Democrats from both chambers of Congress — Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lloyd Doggett, and Senators Dick Durbin and Carl Levin — today introduced the No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act. The legislation would bar contracts from going to businesses that incorporate […] [Read More]
Milford historian Richard Platt holds up a Revolutionary War musket in front of the historic John Downs house in Milford at one of the many historic events he's attended over the years.

Bench to be dedicated in honor of Richard Platt

MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake, representatives of the city’s 375th Anniversary Committee and a host of other city officials will dedicate a bench  in honor of our former City Historian Richard Platt on Wednesday, July 30th at 2 p.m. at the North Street Duck Pond across from the Sanford-Bristol House. “It has been honor to […] [Read More]

Ansonia gets $500k in state aid for redevelopment

ANSONIA – A $500,000 state grant will be used to help redevelop downtown industrial properties and even secure a much larger $1 million federal grant. “My priority has always been attracting, retaining and expanding business in Ansonia,” Cassetti said Monday during the announcement in front if the vacant Palmer Building on Main Street. “This money […] [Read More]

Ansonia’s Holbrook Street to become two-way today

ANSONIA-Beginning today traffic will flow both ways on Holbrook Street where the old Peck School is located.. This marks a change from years of it being from a one-way north bound street. Parking will be allowed on both sides of the street. However, The cars on the west side of the street will be required […] [Read More]
Bridgeport police stock

Man shot at Marina Village Housing Complex

Bridgeport Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Friday in the Marina Village Housing Complex. Officers received reports of an assault just before 11:30 p.m Friday. When officers arrived at the scene of the crime they discovered a large crowd of between 14 and 22 people, according to a press release. There they also […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops, Crime, Police

Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at [Read More]
You can tell it to Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Tell it to the Derby Mayor

DERBY-If you got a problem, concern or criticism you can tell it to the mayor. Mayor Anita Dugatto will be conducting open door sessions every Thursday beginning July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Joan Williamson Aldermanic Chambers. The following session will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. “I want to provide […] [Read More]
Categories: Derby, General, News, Town

Two non-fatal shootings on Bpt. West End Sat. night

BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating a pair of non-fatal shootings in Bridgeport on Saturday night that occurred within about 15 minutes of one another. Both were on the West End, about nine blocks distant from each another. Police say that the first one was called in at 10:34 p.m. In that one, a male victim […] [Read More]

$5,000 reward for Seymour bank robbery suspect

There’s a $5,000 reward out for a man suspected of committing a brazen afternoon robbery of the Webster Bank, 15 New Haven Road in Seymour, on April 9. FBI agents say that Daniel W. Hamlett Sr., 52, is wanted in connection with the crime. According to the FBI, the suspect began his one-man crime spree […] [Read More]