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Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

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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 federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]

Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

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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 engineer and the consulting project engineer will speak on the tentative design and timeline for the project as well as answer […] [Read More]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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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 all about customer service and convenience–especially during our busiest time of the year,” said David Mastroianni, who oversees postal […] [Read More]

DeLauro: Pass ENDA to protect LBGT workers

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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 decision striking down bans in Nevada and Idaho, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) today applauded those decisions and called on Speaker of the House John […] [Read More]

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]
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]

Oxford program on grieving

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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 O’Brien, the coordinator for the bereaved at the Family Life Office of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Hartford and a past president of […] [Read More]

Learn how to make a Ukrainian Easter Egg

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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

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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

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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 “Donations for Kristjan and his family.” The site accepts paypal and credit card donations. [Read More]