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Bridgeport drug counselor admits dealing

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BRIDGEPORT-A state substance abuse counselor who worked at the Mental Health and Substance abuse center here pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to sell large quantities of narcotic pain killers. Brian Earl, 40, admitted to U. S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons that he conspired with with James Costanzo, an […] [Read More]

Seymour lawyer sent to prison

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NEW HaVEN-A former Seymour lawyer who lost his license as a result of his federal conviction on2 money laundering charges last fall will now be going to prison. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C . Hall Thursday sentenced Ralph Crozier, 63, of Oxford to 30 months in prison and fined him $25,000. “Obviously you are […] [Read More]

Shelton approves mayoral pay raise

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SHELTON-By a 5-1 vote the Board of Aldermen approved raising the mayor’s salary to $135,659 in three steps culminating in Nov. 2017. Only Jack Finn, the lone Democrat on the Board voted against it during the Wednesday night meeting. “The mayor gets paid enough already,” said Finn. “I’m a senior citizen living on a fixed […] [Read More]

Pet Loss Support Group

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ANSONIA-Anyone who has lost a pet knows its like losing a family member. On Sunday, Susan Wilson will chair a Pet Loss Grief Support Group beginning at 11 a.m. at the Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. The event is free. [Read More]
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Marc Garofalo as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof

Derby’s former mayor will play Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha

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SHELTON-Last year he played Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. This year, Marc Garofalo, Derby’s City/Town Clerk and former mayor will be Sancho Panza in Center Stage Theater’s performance of Man of La Mancha. The Theater, located at 54 Grove Street, in Shelton, will perform the play Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 6, 7, 12, 13, […] [Read More]
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Bud Allen is citizen of year

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DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto presented Raymond “Bud ” Allen with a plaque naming him the city’s citizen of the year. The mayor read a long list if volunteer work that includes 62 years as a Hotchkiss Hose volunteer firefighter, a Fire Police member for more than 30 years and 13 years as cub master of Pack […] [Read More]

Art Gerckens elected Derby BOA head

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DERBY-Art Gerckens is the new president of the Board of Aldermen. Gerckens, a second ward Democrat, succeeds Barbara DeGennaro, a local lawyer, who stepped down for personal reasons. Gerckens has played a major role in the clean-up of pollutants on O’Sulivan Island, the former firefighter training facility. DeGennaro, who celebrated her birthday Thursday, nominated Gerckens […] [Read More]

Ansonia PD probing downtown armed robbery

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ANSONIA-Police are looking for a six-foot male who robbed the Ansonia Smoke and Convenience store, 262 Main Street at gunpoint Wednesday. The gunman entered the store just before 6 p.m. brandishing a black and grey.handgun, Lt. Andrew Cota said. The suspect ordered the worker not to move, walked behind the counter and emptied the cash […] [Read More]

Jury finds cop not guilty in Beardsley Park beating

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Update: A cop has been found not guilty in the Beardsley Park stomping. A federal jury has cleared Bpt Police Officer of criminal excessive force charge in the 2011 Beardsley Park Bering — Michael Mayko (@MMayko2011) January 14, 2015   Original Post: BRIDGEPORT-A 12-member jury began deliberating Police Officer Clive Higgins’ fate on federal criminal brutality […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today marked National Pharmacist Day by getting her flu shot at Hamden’s Apex Pharmacy. (Contributed photograph)

Rosa DeLauro gets her flu shot, ‘and you should, too,’ she says

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From a press release: HAMDEN — Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) today marked National Pharmacist Day by getting her flu shot at Hamden’s Apex Pharmacy. While there, she joined with Leslie Balch from the Quinnipiack Valley Health District to urge Connecticut residents to do the same. “Influenza is not a new disease, but the strains can […] [Read More]