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47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]
Dardian Celaj

Feds find missing OC rapist in Naugatuck

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DERBY-Federal marshals captured a former bar owner who has ties to the Genovese Crime Family and the Albanian mob hiding out in a Naugatuck home loaded with firearms. The U.S. Marshal’s Violent Crime Task Force arrested Darian “Danny” Celaj, 36, who jumped bond earlier this month while awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty in April to […] [Read More]
Shaun Bennett, center, recently received the city's Employee of the Month Award. Withy him are DPW Director Christoper Saley, left, and Mayor Benjamin Blake.

Shaun Bennett awarded as Milford’s Employee of the Month

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: As the recipient of the award for the Mayor’s Employee of the Month Program, please join us in extending a warm congratulations to Shaun in receiving this recognition. After a review of all of the nominations the Selection Committee unanimously selected him as the winner for […] [Read More]
Walter J. Sova, of Milford, shows off his classic 1967 Schwinn Twin Deluxe tandem bicycle, one of fourteen Schwinns that he owns, at Silver Sands State Park in Milford  on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

More bike racks coming to Milford, Mayor Blake says

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From a press release: Milford — Mayor Ben Blake is pleased to announce that new bicycle racks will be installed throughout Milford in an effort to enhance our Bike-able City Initiative. While several locations at municipal buildings and beaches have been identified for the installation of new racks, the Mayor is seeking the assistance of […] [Read More]

“Shore Up” program offers structure-lifting loans

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From a press release: MILFORD — “Shore Up CT” is a State program designed to help residential or business property-owners who do not qualify for federal disaster aid to elevate buildings, retrofit properties with additional flood protection, or assist with wind-proofing structures. The program provides gap funding and helps refinance loans associated with property mitigation. […] [Read More]
. Visit 12 businesses, sample flights of wine, and taste food from some of the area's best restaurants.

6th annual Milford Wine Trail set for Sept. 13

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From a press release: The Downtown Milford Business Association will host its 6th annual Wine Trail to benefit the Milford Education Foundation and Milford’s Promise. The popular event takes place on Saturday, September 13 from 6 to 9 pm. Visit 12 businesses, sample flights of wine, and taste food from some of the area’s best […] [Read More]
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Your little doggie will have to stay home if you're going to the Milford Oyster Festival, officials say.

Don’t bring Spot to the Oyster Festival, cops say

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MILFORD — There will be a $136 fine for anyone who brings in any “animals, reptiles or any other nonhuman creatures” into the Milford Oyster Festival, except pets needed for the challenged, the Police Dept. says. Other exceptions include “approved” animals in booths or displays and police dogs. Here is more information from city officials […] [Read More]

Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul to get new pastor

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ANSONIA-Monsignor John Terlecky will celebrate his last Masses at St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 105 Clifton Avenue during the August 23-24 weekend. The Monsignor served the church for the past six and a half years before suffering health issues earlier this year. He will be replaced by the Very Rev. Archpriest Edward […] [Read More]

Hear Mark Lanzieri in Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-His hot dog cart is put away for the night replaced by his crooning voice. Mark Lanzieri, known for the hot dogs he sells outside Derby Superior Court and for his rendition of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin tunes will be singing tonight outside city hall. The concert, part of the Ansonia 125th […] [Read More]

September is bulk pickup season in Milford

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MILFORD — City officials have announced that Milford’s Bulk Waste Pickup Program will begin on the first Wednesday in September. Residents are asked to honor the following schedule and not to place bulk waste at the curb any sooner than the Saturday prior to their scheduled pickup. If your garbage pick-up day is Monday, your […] [Read More]
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