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Foran High dismissed today: No AC, officials say

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We just received this announcement from Milford Schools: MILFORD – Administrators learned early this morning that the air conditioning system at Foran High School had malfunctioned. Technicians are already at the school to assess and correct the problem. Due to the heightened heat and humidity we are experiencing, coupled with the fact that the windows […] [Read More]
The utility work in West Haven will take place Sunday, Sept. 7th.

UI: Outtage planned for Sunday for parts of West Haven

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From a press release: In order to accommodate upgrades to its electric system that will help ensure reliable electric service in the future, The United Illuminating Company has scheduled a service outage in the area of downtown West Haven on Sunday, Sept. 7. The planned outage is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and […] [Read More]
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Fairfield police probing assault, burglary

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FAIRFIELD — A man broke into a Berkley Road home early Monday morning and allegedly assault the young woman living there, according to police. Lt. Michael Gagner said the break-in occurred around 3 a.m. Gagner said the victim described her assailant as a short, stocky male in his 20s with a Spanish accent. She said […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]

Chain fight in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Police found a woman lying in the road Monday after she allegedly was whacked with a chain during a brawl near the intersection of Park Avenue and Olive Street. The fight involved two women. Extra police and ambulances were dispatched to the scene where a crowd had gathered shortly after 3 p.m. No […] [Read More]
Dan Katz is the new news director at WSHU.

New WSHU news director announced

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From a press release: FAIRFIELD — The WSHU Public Radio Group announced that it has named Dan Katz as its new News Director. Katz previously served as producer of WSHU’s most listened to program, Morning Edition. Tom Kuser, WSHU’s Program Director, explained that, “The News Director role is an incredibly important one for our organization […] [Read More]
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Derby Alderman Carmen DiCenso points to damage in the Municipal Parking Garage a day after the Aldermen closed it as a safety hazard in February

4 Derby Parking Authority members resign

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DERBY-Four of the five Parking Authority members resigned this week accusing the city’s administration of undermining their effectiveness. The members, Joseph Moore; Delphine Krezel, Jack Moran and Anthony Szewczyk signed the two page letter that Moore hand-delivered to Mayor Anita Dugatto. Their resignations leave only Richard Bartholomew as an active member. Dugatto said she will […] [Read More]

“Books Over Coffee” and “Script Talk!” back at Stratford Library

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library has announced its selections for the Fall 2014 series of “Books Over Coffee” and “Script Talk!”, the monthly book and play discussion programs that have been a popular staple at the library for over 28 years. As part of its long-range plan, the library continues to […] [Read More]
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Derby Aldermen meet tonight

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DERBY-The continuing O’Sullivan Island clean-up and issues with blight are among the items on the agenda for tonight’s Board of Aldermen meeting in city hall. The Aldermen will also take up the proposed sale of the Derby Waterworks property in executive session. The meeting is set to begin at 7 p.m. [Read More]
Dardian Celaj

Feds find missing OC rapist in Naugatuck

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DERBY-Federal marshals captured a former bar owner who has ties to the Genovese Crime Family and the Albanian mob hiding out in a Naugatuck home loaded with firearms. The U.S. Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Force arrested Darian “Danny” Celaj, 36, who jumped bond earlier this month while awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in April to […] [Read More]