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‘Pericles’ at Stratford Library Saturday

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From a press release: STRATFORD – The Hudson Shakespeare Company of New Jersey will perform its final summer Shakespeare production at the Stratford Library with the classic romance, “Pericles: Prince of Tyre” on Saturday, August 23 at 2 pm. The company returned to Stratford for its ninth annual season last June with a program of […] [Read More]

Hispanic Heritage Celebration festival set for Sept. 14 on Paradise Green

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From a press release: The Stratford Hispanic Heritage Committee will present its ninth annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, this year again. This will be part of “Celebrate Stratford 2014″ — a group of various festivals in Stratford. The Latin Music Festival will take place on Sunday, September 14, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be […] [Read More]
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“Shore Up” program offers structure-lifting loans

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From a press release: MILFORD — “Shore Up CT” is a State program designed to help residential or business property-owners who do not qualify for federal disaster aid to elevate buildings, retrofit properties with additional flood protection, or assist with wind-proofing structures. The program provides gap funding and helps refinance loans associated with property mitigation. […] [Read More]
This is what the boat ramp area at the foot of Birdseye Street in Stratford looked at high tide Wednesday afternoon (at 2:21 p.m.). This was sent to us by the nice people who operate The Chowder Spot. Don't worry- the food truck is still in operation.

Birdseye Street dock floods with afternoon tide

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Stratford Library director (center with scissors) unveiled a new reading area for patrons recently.  The area, located in the Adult Services Department on the Library's main level, was made possible by relocating several book cases so that the open, sunlit space could be utilized for leisure reading or computer work. Recent Library focus groups indicated the need for more reading space throughout the building.  Assisting Barbara Blosveren with the ribbon-cutting were Teen Department Head Lucretia Duwel (left) and Assistant Director Sheri Szymanski.

New reading area opens at Stratford Library

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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]

Hear Mark Lanzieri in Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-His hot dog cart is put away for the night replaced by his crooning voice. Mark Lanzieri, known for the hot dogs he sells outside Derby Superior Court and for his rendition of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin tunes will be singing tonight outside city hall. The concert, part of the Ansonia 125th […] [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]
Marc Kirshner is hugged by his wife, Nanci during a 2010 charity auction.

Bridgeport, Stamford Chiropractor sentenced to 27 mos

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BRIDGEPORT-Marc Kirshner, who established chiropractic treatment centers here and Stamford will be spending 27 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding auto insurers out of $1.7 million for fraudulent medical treatment claims. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill also ordered Kirshner to make restitution of $1,692,798 once he is released from prison. He […] [Read More]
Al Kulcsar (left) and Gabriel Morrow starred in the Square One Theatre production of “Freud’s Last Session” at the Square One Theatre Company last fall.  The acclaimed drama was recently selected by Square One subscribers as the season’s “Outstanding Production”.

Square One Theatre announces award winners

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From a press release: STRATFORD — Stratford’s Square One Theatre Company concluded its 24th anniversary season recently with its annual announcement of the Subscriber Awards. The nineteenth annual awards were announced at a recent Readers Theatre Showcase event held at the Stratford Library. The theatre’s over 1,000 subscribers voted for performers in various acting categories […] [Read More]