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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]

House Fire in Monroe

MONROE-The town’s fire departments are battling a blaze at 551 Elm Street. The location is off Twin Brook Terrace. No further information is available at this time. [Read More]
Categories: Fire, General, Monroe, Town

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]

Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg

NEW HAVEN-Here’s the opportunity to learn to color a traditional Ukrainian Easter Egg from an expert. Gloria Horbaty, a former Newtown resident and president of the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America’s New England branch will teach a class March 29 from noon to 2:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 565 George […] [Read More]

Donations keep coming for Shelton teen’s family

SHELTON-Donations to the family of a popular Albanian teen who died Thursday five days after being shot on Agawam Trail March 15 are approaching $23,000. Violet Thaqi Wills, who established the site to help the family of fifteen year old Kristjan Ndoj with medical and funeral expenses, said the site will remain up until March […] [Read More]

Fund Raising Web Site Established for Shelton Teen

SHELTON-A local woman established a website to raise funds for Kristjan Ndoj, the Shelton teen who was shot and is in critical condition. Violet Thaqi Wills set up a page on called “Donations for Kristjan and his family.” The site accepts paypal and credit card donations. [Read More]

Milford lawyer gets 2 years

NEW HAVEN-Genevieve Salvatore, a Milford lawyer who once ran as the Democratic mayoral candidate was sentenced to two years in federal prison this morning for her role in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud. Salvatore also forfeited $19,100 and will be forced to pay a still to be determined Amount of restitution. Chief U.S. District Judge […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Bishop and VOTF to meet

BRIDGEPORT-Bishop Frank Caggiano of the Diocese of Bridgeport will discuss major issues facing the Roman Catholic church in Bridgeport during a meeting with Voice of the Faithful on Thursday night in Norwalk. The Bishop will disclose his plans for a Diocesan Synod this fall. He believes it “has tremendous potentions for consultation and collaboration with […] [Read More]

Ukrainian Community to Celebrate Taras Shevchenko’s birth

BRIDGEPORT-The Ukrainian-American community throughout Connecticut has scheduled a series of events to celebrate the 200th birthday of Taras Shevchenko, the poet and artist. Two will take place this weekend. Shevchenko was born on March 9 in Moryntsi and spent 24 years as a serf. He died at age 47 in exile for participating in political […] [Read More]

Accused Ansonia oxy dealer remains behind bars

BRIDGEPORT-U.S. Magistrate Judge William I. Garfinkel refused to release an Ansonia man on bond after hearing a series of disturbing recorded jail conversations Friday. Garfinkel said the conversations which involved James Costanzo of 70 Dwight Street, Ansonia and his girlfriend, Carly Jackson-Davis “just show someone who has lost his bearings and is uncontrollable.” The calls […] [Read More]