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Knight of Columbus at Palm Sunday 2014

K of C to hold Stations of the Cross in Bpt Sunday

BRIDGEPORT-The Knights of Columbus CT State Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Outdoor Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ST Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Sunday at 2 p.m. The Celebrant will be Monsignor Peter Cullen, the Knights of Columbus CT State Chaplain. More than 400 people attended the event last year. [Read More]
From left: Mayor John Harkins, Governor Dannel Malloy, Owner, Carl Zuanelli , his 4 children and wife Karen Lapere Zuanelli.

Nuovo Pasta’s new building stages ribbon cutting

We received this note from the Mayor’s Office in Stratford: STRATFORD — Governor Dannel Malloy joined Stratford Mayor John Harkins for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Nouvo Pasta’s new building in Stratford. Nuovo Pasta began with one man making pasta in his basement to now a 40,000 Sq foot building and 120 employees. Nuovo Pasta […] [Read More]

Accident ties up I-95 near Exit 25

A two-car accident has tied up traffic on I-95 near exit 25. State police as well as emergency vehicles are on the scene. However, state police said there are no injuries. [Read More]
Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton’s court appearance postponed

HARTFORD-Former State Sen. Ernie Newton won a reprieve of his federal court appearance for violating his supervised release. U.S. District Judge Robert Chatigny postponed Newton’s scheduled Tuesday appearance to April 8 at 2 p.m. At that time, Newton will answer the government’s claim that his recent state court conviction on three felony charges constitutes a […] [Read More]
Ladies, from left, Anna Laukaitis, Mildred Kelly, Theresa Murphy, and Jasmine Richards, watch the Irish Flag raising for St. Patricks Day before the soda bread contest at Stratford town hall during last year's event.

Stratford Soda Bread Contest set for March 17

From a press release: STRATFORD – This year’s Irish flag raising ceremony is scheduled at Town Hall for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17. Residents are invited to attend the ceremony which will include remarks from Mayor John A. Harkins, elected officials, and the “Irish Mayor for the Day,” who will be revealed at the […] [Read More]

Balwin Center lists schedule

From a press release: Activities at the Baldwin Center include: Senior Nutrition Lunch Program daily, 11:45 a.m. Reservations required two days in advance. Call 377-4991. Mon. 03/16 9:00 CARES; 9:00 Aerobics; 9:30 Knitting; 10:00 Tai Chi; 10:00 Laugh 11:00 Qigong; 11:30 Italian; 11:45 Senior Lunch Program; 12:30 Quilting; 12:45 Leprechaun Bingo; 1:00 Crafty Ladies; 1:00 […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford
After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) when they go deep undercover at a local college.

Stratford Library to show ’22 Jump Street’ March 9

From a press release: The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of “22 Jump Street” on March 9. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons at noon. The film showings are free and open to the public. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, Stratford

Cell tower not going in Longbrook Park

STRATFORD — Mayor John Harkins announced Monday afternoon that AT&T has abandoned thoughts of placing a cell phone tower in Longbrook Park. “I heard the concerns of Longbrook Park neighbors loud and clear, and I’m pleased to say that AT&T has agreed to work closely with the town to identify a suitable alternative location,” Harkins […] [Read More]
Third grader Cassie Ferraro is excited to meet Katie Douglas.

WNBA’s Katie Douglas visits St. Mark School

From a press release: STRATFORD — WNBA Connecticut Sun basketball player Katie Douglas recently visited St. Mark School in Stratford. Katie met with grades 3-8 and spoke to them about her personal life and playing professional basketball. She offered the students advice on how to achieve success on and off the court. She told them […] [Read More]
State Reps. Pam Staneski (R-119), Jason Perillo (R-113), Kim Rose (D-118), Sen. Gayle Slossberg,(D-14), State Rep. Laura Hoydick, (R-120) with House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-114), State Rep. Ben McGorty and United Technologies, Government Relations, Jackie Iacovazzi.

Lawmakers tour Sikorsky plant

From a press release: STRATFORD – State Rep. Pam Staneski (R-119), Kim Rose (D-118), State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-14), Laura Hoydick, (R-120)and others participated in a two-hour-long facility tour for area lawmakers at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in Stratford on February 23rd. Staneski, who is serving her first term in the General Assembly, said that she […] [Read More]