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Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton’s court appearance postponed

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HARTFORD-Former State Sen. Ernie Newton won a reprieve of his federal court appearance for violating his supervised release. U.S. District Judge Robert Chatigny postponed Newton’s scheduled Tuesday appearance to April 8 at 2 p.m. At that time, Newton will answer the government’s claim that his recent state court conviction on three felony charges constitutes a […] [Read More]
Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton gets 6 months

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HARTFORD- Former State Sen. Ernie Newton will be returning to prison for 6 months as a result of baiting state campaign financing laws. Superior Court Judge Julia Dewey said she could not ignore the former legislator’s prior federal conviction. She did allow him to remain free in a promise to appear while he appeals. Newton […] [Read More]
Bruce T. Silverstone

Silverstone receives HCC award for ‘tireless service’

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 11, 2015 – The Housatonic Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Aquarion Water Company Vice President of Corporate Communications and Trumbull resident Bruce T. Silverstone as its 2015 “Distinguished Citizen” award recipient. The award is presented to an individual who exemplifies the ideals of Housatonic […] [Read More]
Kelly Aarons

Lauralton’s Kelly Aarons wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

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From a press release: Milford — Kelly Aarons of Bridgeport and a student at Lauralton Hall, Class of ’16 has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. This award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their […] [Read More]

VOTF conference set for March 14

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FAIRFIELD-Voice of the Faithful will conduct their 13th annual conference March 14 and feature The director of Fairfield University’s Catholic studiespro gram  Paul Lakeland will speak on “A Place of Mercy Freely Given: the Church in the Vision of Pope Francis.  The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In the Dolan School […] [Read More]

Ansonia taxpayers in line for a break

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ANSONIA-For the second straight year residents are in line for a mill rate reduction. The Board of Apportionment and Taxation approved a $62,395,060 budget which is about $1 million more than last year. However a $6 million increase in the Grand List and a $2 million transfer from the fund balance resulted in the decrease.  […] [Read More]

Free Jazz Concert Tuesday in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT-The Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band will perform a free concert March 10 at 7 p.m. In the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street. No tickets are required for the free concert which will take place in the main ballroom. Doors will open at 6 p.m. [Read More]
Jessica Myers and Brian Michael Riley are featured in the Square One Theatre production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play opening at the Stratford Theatre on March 6.

“Marshmallow Man” guest on WPKN Friday at noon

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — Brian Michael Riley, one of the featured actors in Square One Theatre’s upcoming production of Good People, will be a special guest on WPKN’s State of the Arts radio show (89.5 on your FM dial) this Friday, February 27 from 12noon-1pm. Brian is scheduled to talk about his role […] [Read More]