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Former Speaker of the House James Amann addresses the media at a press conference Tuesday morning. He said that he's opposed to building two new I-95 ramps at Exit 33 in Stratford.

Amann: New Exit 33 ramps would turn Devon into a ‘ghost town’

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MILFORD — The former speaker of the state House of Representatives and a candidate for governor in 2010 on Tuesday decried a plan to install a pair of “missing” Interstate 95 exit ramps at Exit 33 as costly and one that would turn Milford’s Devon section into a “ghost town.” At a press conference, Jim […] [Read More]
From the 1995 episodes of The Outer Limits comes Valerie 23, about a robot who falls in live with a paraplegic man.

Stratford Library now offers Hoopla for free movies, TV shows

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The Stratford Library has announced public availability of thousands of movies and television shows, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with Hoopla digital. Hoopla digital is a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile access to thousands of movies and TV shows. […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Film, General, Stratford

Collecting names for kindergarten in Stratford

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From a press release: STRATFORD — Stratford school officials said that they are now collecting names of children who will be registering for kindergarten for the fall semester. Parents who have a child who will turn five years old on or before Jan. 1, 2016, are asked to complete the form on the Stratford Board […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

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NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]

Saving energy topic of Stratford Chamber’s session

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Chamber of Commerce will host a “Business After Hours” November 5th on cost-effective, energy-efficient lighting solutions for local businesses. An energy expert with The United Illuminating Company will discuss cost saving advantages of LED lighting technology and how Energize Connecticut programs can provide technical and financial assistance […] [Read More]

Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

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Girl Scouts throughout the area will be selling their cookies on election day. The scouts will be outside polling places in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Weston. Voters can select their favorites from among Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles and a newcomer Rah-Rah Raisins. Rah-Rah Raisen […] [Read More]

Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]

Bingo night in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic church will be conducting a bingo night Saturday in the church hall. Doors open at 5 p.m. Saturday with the first numbers called at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds go to the church. [Read More]

10 years for stalking and attempted Stamford bombing

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HARTFORD-A relationship gone bad that might have been worse had not the woman discovered the bomb filled with hydrochloric acid in her car. Now Frank Mendoza, the 53-year-old jilted boyfriend will be spending 10-years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny imposed the term on Mendoza who pleaded guilty on June 5, 2014 […] [Read More]