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Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in
Categories: Ansonia , Bridgeport , Business , Cops , Courts

Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

SEYMOUR-The state’s plans to reconstruct Rimmon Street will be discussed during a 7 p.m. Dec. 8 public meeting in the Norma Drummer Room at town hall, 1 Seymour Street. State DOT officials, the town
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U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

By Michael P. Mayko MILFORD-Two was good but the U.S. Post Office believes three may be a charm. That’s how many Sundays some area Post Offices will be open to handle your holiday mailing needs. “Its
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DeLauro: Pass ENDA to protect LBGT workers

From a press release: NEW HAVEN, CT—In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to decline appeals to marriage equality victories in five states, plus yesterday’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
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47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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

Brookfield Museum to host Authors of a Bataan Death March survivor

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
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Oxford program on grieving

OXFORD-Dominican Sister Mauryeen O’Brien will conduct a program on grief April 9 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 733 Oxford Road. The program entitled “Good Grief” is free to the public. Sister
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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
Categories: Ansonia , Arts , Bridgeport , Derby , East Haven

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
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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 gofundme.com called
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