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Addi Lawlor, 4, of Milford, and her sister, Cali, 3, paint rocks at "Rock On Creations" table in downtown as part of a pirate event in Milford, Conn. on Sunday, June 9, 2013. The Milford Library will host a rock-painting event for children on July 22nd.

Rock-painting event for children set for July 22nd

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From a press release: MILFORD — Fun for the whole family!   Milford Library is holding a rock painting workshop on Tuesday, July 22 at 2 PM.   We’ll supply the paints, brushes, and markers.   You’ll supply the rocks and the creativity! This fun program is open to all ages, from grandparents to aged 10.   Please bring […] [Read More]

Mental Health Assn. changes name

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From a press release: WEST HARTFORD — Effective July 1, the Mental Health Association of Connecticut (MHAC) will change its name to Mental Health Connecticut.   Established in 1908, MHAC has been supporting people with mental health conditions and promoting mental wellness throughout the state for more than 100 years through education, advocacy, and direct service.  […] [Read More]
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St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

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ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church on 105 Clifton Avenue this weekend. The Bishop will offer Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Saturday followed by a blessing of the cornerstone […] [Read More]
Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

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DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. “This event gives residents and visitors an opportunity to get acquainted with our city […] [Read More]

Bpt man gets 22 years for murder

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HARTFORD-A federal judge sentenced a Bridgeport man to 22 years in federal prison for the  Oct . 10, 2012 robbery/murder of Dawayne Cobb. U.S. DIstrict  Judge Michael Shea imposed the term Tuesday on Johnnie Jefferson who was earning a living robbing drug dealers who he knew would not report the crime to police. This time […] [Read More]
Lorenzo Carter

Bridgeport felon indicted on new gun charge

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BRIDGEPORT-A city man with prior state gun convictions was indicted by a federal grand jury Friday for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Lorenzo Carter, 20, is accused of possessing a .22 caliber handgun on April 8. A year earlier he was arrested by police and agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, […] [Read More]

Dolphin’s Cove owner going to prison

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NEW HAVEN-The owner of the popular Dolphin’s Cove Marina on Bridgeport’s east side will be spending two months in federal prison beginning in October. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall imposed the term Monday morning on  Maria Pinheiro who pleaded guilty March 25 to filing false tax returns. Pinheiro , 57, of Trumbull under […] [Read More]

Ansonia looking to close on 2 downtown buildings

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ANSONIA-The city moved closer to putting two downtown buildings it owns on the tax rolls. The Board of Alderman voted to allow city officials to negotiate the sale of Ansonia Technology Oark, 497 East Main Street and the Palmer Building, 153 Main Street to Copper City Development.  Copper City is looking to invest upwards of […] [Read More]