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Former Speaker of the House James Amann addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday morning. He said that he's opposed to building two new I-95 ramps at Exit 33 in Stratford.

Amann: New Exit 33 ramps would turn Devon into a ‘ghost town’

MILFORD — The former speaker of the state House of Representatives and a candidate for governor in 2010 on Tuesday decried a plan to install a pair of “missing” Interstate 95 exit ramps at Exit 33 as costly and one that would turn Milford’s Devon section into a “ghost town.” At a press conference, Jim […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]
Dennis Wilson

Ansonia bank robber busted 5 years later

ANSONIA — A dropped cigarette and forensic science led to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a 2009 robbery of the Naugatuck Valley Savings Bank. Lt. Andrew Cota said DNA found on the cigarette compared with the suspect’s DNA led to the arrest of Dennis Wilson, 42, of Waterbury on a charge […] [Read More]
Ebenezer D. Bassett

DeLauro: Stamp needed to honor 1st African-American diplomat

From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) this week introduced the Ambassador Ebenezer D. Bassett Commemorative Stamp Act, which calls for the creation of a stamp to honor Ebenezer D. Bassett, the nation’s first African American diplomat and native son of Derby, Connecticut. If the bill were to become law […] [Read More]

Buyer wanted for old Milford firehouse

Milford From a press release: MILFORD — The City of Milford is looking for someone to buy Fire Station No. 6, 204 Melba St, which was decommissioned after the opening last year of the new East Side Fire Station. The city will be accepting sealed bids in the Office of the City Attorney, 110 River […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford
The law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin joined with the Walter Camp Football Foundation in sponsoring a tailgate party prior to the gridiron contest. Toys collected at the party were donated to the Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary’s Toy Closet.

Berchem, Moses & Devlin Collects Toys for Children’s Hospital

From a press release: NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Attorneys with the law firm of Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. helped collect 200 toys for patients at the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital during the Oct. 18 football game between the Yale Bulldogs and the Colgate University Raiders at the Yale Bowl. The firm’s attorneys joined with […] [Read More]

Mayor Blake announces “Have a Heart” campaign

We just received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD: Beginning in August, members from various sectors of the Milford community have been meeting as part of the Mayor’s Have a Heart, Give Smart Task Force to develop a strategy to address the issue of panhandling in Milford. The task force is comprised of […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Charity, Milford
Pictured left to right: Jeff Wilson, owner/Wines and More; Donna Corey, President/Milford’s Promise; Jamie Rude, President/Downtown Milford Business Association; Augie Harrigan, President/Milford Education Foundation; and James Maroney, Co-Founder/Milford Education Foundation

Two groups get grants from Downtown Milford Business Association

From a press release: Milford – Two non-profit organizations were recent beneficiaries from proceeds raised during the 6th Annual Wine Trail event, presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association (DMBA). Throughout the years, thousands of dollars have been distributed to various local non-profit organizations. This year’s recipients were the Milford Education Foundation and Milford’s Promise […] [Read More]

Red Shirts for Veterans band concert Nov. 9

From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Duane Berge, will present “Red Shirts for Veterans Salute” in conjunction with the City of Milford’s Office of the Mayor on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 3:30 p.m. at Milford City Hall, 110 River St. The concert will take place following the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Military, Music