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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]

Community helps Monroe doctor avoid jail

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BRIDGEPORT  – A series of letters written by patients, professionals and businessmen helped save a Monroe doctor from a possible federal prison term Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill, apparently moved by the content of the letters, imposed a conditional discharge on Dr. James Marshall, who runs Immediate Medical Care in Monroe. The judge […] [Read More]
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Nick Newell fights for the championship today

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MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of Milford and son of Stacy Newell of Monroe, was born without only part of a left arm. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an […] [Read More]

Renowned violinist joins RCA students June 5 in Trumbull

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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]
U.S. Army Captain Albert Morrow, a Bataan Death March survivor

Brookfield Museum to host Authors of a Bataan Death March survivor

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BROOKFIELD-Few people know the story of U.S. Army Major Albert Brown, who survived beatings, stabbings, torture and the Bataan Death March. Kevin Moore and Don Morrow, two Danbury authors are about to change that. The pair will discuss their book: “Forsaken Heroes of the Pacific War: One Man’s True Story” during a discussion and book […] [Read More]
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Southport Ukrainian Club looking for marchers

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FAIRFIELD-The Ukrainian-American Club of Southport is looking for marchers to join them in Monday’s Memorial Day Parade. Ukrainian-Americans from across the state are asked to dress in their native garb or at least wear blue and yellow. Children are invited to participate. This comes at a time when Ukraine is in turmoil, has been invaded […] [Read More]

DEA to take drugs back Saturday

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting is eighth annual prescription drug “Take-Back” day throughout the nation Saturday. Law enforcement professionals along with volunteers will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs which will be destroyed at various sites throughout the state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only pills, solids and patches can […] [Read More]
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Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

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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]

The star of I am Ukrainian to appear in Hartford Sunday

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HARTFORD-On a cold February evening in one of Ukraine’s worst winters, Yulia Marushevska stood near the front of the thousands of protestors demonstrating against corruption in Kiev’s Independence Square. There she filmed a two minute video explaining the plight of Ukrainians living in a sea of corruption and poverty. She feared that many would be […] [Read More]
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SCSU Reschedules discussion on Ukraine

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NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University has rescheduled the panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which they were forced to postpone because of weather conditions last week. The discussion will take place April 7 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and […] [Read More]