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Month old baby otters await vet check at Oakland Zoo.

Vet to check on Zoo’s river otter pups

BRIDGEPORT-The four North American River otters born Feb. 15 at the Beardsley Zoo will get their first checkup on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The vet will determine the pups’ genders, check their weight, listen to their heart and exam their eyes. The pups also will receive their first vaccinations. And if their mother allows, identification […] [Read More]
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Democrats Call For Passage Of Fair Employment Opportunity Act

DeLauro to discuss proposed tribal changes

SEYMOUR-Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will conduct a meeting tonight to discuss the proposed changes in the way the federal government provides recognition to American Indian Tribes. The changes could impact whether Golden Hill Paugusetts which has a reservation in Trumbull and the Schaghticokes in Kent are successful in their renewed attempts to gain federal recognition. Federal […] [Read More]

Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Mark Lauretti said Connecticut will grow the Shelton way if he is elected governor. The Valley’s longest serving mayor addressed supporters Tuesday at Testo’s Banquet Hall in Bridgeport. “We should not give tax breaks solely to those who can afford it most; we need to lower taxes for all of us. We need to […] [Read More]

The star of I am Ukrainian to appear in Hartford Sunday

HARTFORD-On a cold February evening in one of Ukraine’s worst winters, Yulia Marushevska stood near the front of the thousands of protestors demonstrating against corruption in Kiev’s Independence Square. There she filmed a two minute video explaining the plight of Ukrainians living in a sea of corruption and poverty. She feared that many would be […] [Read More]

Bombing plotter busted

BRIDGEPORT-FBI agents arrested a High Ridge Drive resident recorded planning to use a radio-controlled plan to bomb a federal building in Connecticut and an out-of-state educational institution. Neither of the locations are identified specifically in documents filed Monday in federal court by FBI Special Agent Anabela Sharp which led to Monday’s arrest of El Mehdi […] [Read More]

SCSU Reschedules discussion on Ukraine

NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University has rescheduled the panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which they were forced to postpone because of weather conditions last week. The discussion will take place April 7 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and […] [Read More]

Accused murderer links Valley killings to Zimmerman gang

MILFORD-Cordaryl Silva on trial for allegedly killing Javon Zimmerman told Ansonia Police that the 2009 murders of Bernice McFadden on Ansonia’s Olson Drive and the drive by killing of Ridney Baldwin were committed by Zimmerman’s drug dealing gang. The claim was made in a May 15, 2012 detailed conversation with Ansonia Det. Kristen Hunt and […] [Read More]

Accused murderer called informant

MILFORD-The accused killer of a convicted Ansonia drug dealer was identified as an informant working for Ansonia police in building a case against the dealer. Derby Police Det. Sgt. John Netto testified Wednesday at the murder trial of Cordaryl Silva that the defendant would only meet with Derby Police at the Ansonia Police Department. Netto […] [Read More]

Cumberland Farms crasher caught

FAIRFIELD-The woman who slammed into five cars, a Redbox machine and the Cumberland Farms store then checked out of the hospital has been arrested after a weekend search. Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina, 31, of 1944 Bedford Street, Stamford was taken into custody at the Bridgeport police station when she appeared there seeking a report around 2 […] [Read More]

SCSU to conduct forum on Ukraine crisis

NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University will host a panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which will attempt to analyze Russian President Vladimir Putin’s next move. The discussion will take place March 31 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and a […] [Read More]