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Hamden cops ask: Who brought in the bat?

We received this urgent note from the Hamden Police Dept.: On September 16th Hamden Animal Control responded to the Mount Carmel Veterinary Hospital, 3320 Whitney Avenue, regarding a wildlife issue. A Hamden Animal Control Officer was advised by a “Veterinarian Technician” that an unidentified individual entered the lobby at approximately 1:00p.m. and left a box, […] [Read More]
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Explore the world of mosses at Flanders

From a press release: On Saturday, October 11 at 10AM Flanders welcomes UConn Ph.D. candidate Lily Lewis for a talk and walk focusing on mosses and other bryophytes. Bryophytes include the world of mosses and liverworts, small organisms which can have a big impact on our understanding of the natural world. Come find out how […] [Read More]
Supporters of Sunday's Superhero Fun Run in Milford met recently at Alternate Universe, 398 Bridgeport Ave, Milford.

Superhero Fun Run in Milford Sunday

From a press release: Transform into your inner Superhero! Join the Milford Prevention Council and The Woodruff Family YMCA’s Superhero 5k Fun Run and Family Day at 631 Orange Avenue in Milford (The Woodruff Family YMCA) on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is family friendly and all ages […] [Read More]

Stratford Library Exhibiting stained glass

From a press release: STRATFORD — “Stratford Continuing Education Stained Glass Class” is the September art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original stained glass creations from the students of instructor Joni Kollar at Continuing Education will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Joni Kollar graduated from […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Folk Art, Stratford
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Jeff Gordon to visit Lime Rock for charity event Sept. 18

We received this note from Lime Rock Park: LAKEVILLE — Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, will be at Lime Rock Park Thursday, Sept. 18, to help raise money for the track’s official charity, AARP Foundation, to support Drive to End Hunger, […] [Read More]

Longer hours for the Stratford Registrars of Voters in Oct.

Stratford  — The Stratford Registrar of Voters Office will be extending office hours during October. Citizens of Stratford will be able to register in person at Town Hall in from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31 on Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Saturdays […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

My interview with the downtown turkey

You’ve no doubt heard many stories about the turkey roaming the streets of downtown Bridgeport. I tried to interview the elusive bird today after seeing him outside the Grand Deli. It didn’t go well. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport
The target of the fundraising for this event is the village of Nganiko where a new medical clinic with a maternity ward will benefit immensely for the clean water.

5k run in Milford to help bring clean water to Ugandans

From a press release: MILFORD – Uganda Farmers Inc. is seeking community support for the fourth annual 5K run and walk fundraiser in September. The nonprofit UFI brings water to remote villages in East Africa. “We want to raise awareness and money to continue to provide the rural areas with the precious gift of clean […] [Read More]
Categories: Agriculture, Charity, Milford

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Bridgeport crack dealer gets 5 years

BRIDGEPORT-A city man who allowed a crack operation to cook the drug and sell it out of his Hancock Avenue apartment was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill imposed the prison term on Landers Wilson, who also admitted he sold crack for Marvin Wooten. Wilson pleaded guilty […] [Read More]