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No talkers for pot

SHELTON-No one some out at a public hearing regarding the Planning and Zoning Commission’s plan to prohibit marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities. The Commission is expected to unanimously approve the prohibition later tonight. [Read More]

50 children get free bikes

SHELTON-It’ll start as a free day of play at the Sports Center of Connecticut and end with a free bicycle and helmet for 50 area children today. The children, aged six-to-11 were selected by Team, Inc., United Way of Costal Fairfield County and the Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Resource Center. The bikes are from the […] [Read More]

Stamford bottle bomb leads to conviction

HARTFORD-A jilted lover tried to seriously disfigure his girlfriend by placing hydrochloric acid bombs in her car outside her Stamford home three years ago. Now Frank Mendoza,53, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla. faces up to 84 months in prison for interstate stalking when he is sentenced Sept. 3. Mendoza pleaded guilty to the charge Thursday during […] [Read More]

Platt Tech students sent home due to leaking propane

MILFORD-Platt Tech High School dismissed its students this morning because of a potentially dangerous propane tank leak in the school’s yard behind the building. Firefighters are on the scene. School officials say the dismissal was a precautionary measure to allow firefighters to address the matter. They said no students or staff were in danger. [Read More]

Msgr Meth drug supplier sentenced

HARTFORD-For four years Chad McCluskey supplied Monsignor Kevin Wallin with supplies of Mexican-made methamphetamine to use and sell in Connecticut. McCluskey admitted shipping close to 10 pounds of the mind-consuming narcotic. That got him a 65-month federal prison term Wednesday from Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello. The sentence might have been higher but […] [Read More]
Geraldine Johnson, at left, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools, was honored recently for her lasting contributions to the field of education. At right is AKS President, Theresa Azoti.

Geraldine Johnson honored by the Delta Kappa Society

From a press release: CROMWELL — Geraldine Johnson, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools and long-standing area educator, was recently honored for her 60 year membership in The Delta Kappa Society International at the Spring Convention of Alpha Kappa State CT held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, Connecticut. In addition, Geraldine was celebrated for […] [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]

Renowned violinist joins RCA students June 5 in Trumbull

International violin virtuoso Alexander Markov is set to perform Thursday, June 5, at the Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull. Markov, who was born in Russia and reared in Norwalk, ¬†will be featured in “An Evening with Markov and Students” at 7:30 p.m. The program includes classical music on the first half; rock music […] [Read More]
Scott Gellatly will appear in Milford Superior Court this morning to plea to charges of murdering his wife, Lori and seriously wounding her mother, Merry Jackson.

Gellatly enters not guilty plea to Oxford murder

The Oxford man accused of killing his wife, wounding her mother and the family dog appeared in Superior Court in Milford Tuesday to answer the charges. His public defender, David Egan, entered seven not guilty pleas on his client’s behalf. Egan said Gellatly has been taken off suicide and is being jailed on the Gardner […] [Read More]
File photo of a pit bull

Domestic dispute leads to animal cruelty charge

Bridgeport – A man was arrested by police last week on animal cruelty charges after he had a falling out with his ex-girlfriend and neglected his pit bull for two weeks as a result. 22-year-old Octavion Joyner was arrested on May 22, after cops found a pit bull that belonged to him severely malnourished and […] [Read More]
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