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SHS to compete in Robotics World Championship

SHELTON-The High School’s Gaelhawks robotics team will be in St. Louis this week competing in the FIRST Robotics World Championship. United Technologies Corp. is sponsoring the Shelton team as well the Bobcats from South Windsor High School and NRG from Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted. The three are among 23 finalists teams that UTC […] [Read More]

Cooking Channel to visit area schools

Cooking Channel Host James Cunningham will be dishing out money and financial advice when he brings his Funny Money assembly program to area schools this week. He’ll be at Ansonia High School on Thursday at 7:45 a.m. That night he’ll do a show for parents at David Wooster Middle School, 150 Lincoln Street in Stratford […] [Read More]
Girl Scouts of Connecticut get schooled on money by Merill Lynch

Girl Scouts Schooled in money matter$

Eighteen area Girl Scouts completed a money management class offered by volunteers from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Merrill Lynch Money Matter$ patch is the first corporate branded Girl Scout award in Connecticut. Linda Houston, Merrill Lynch’s New England market executive, led the workshop. Her efforts so impressed Girl Scout leaders that they will honor […] [Read More]

Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Mark Lauretti said Connecticut will grow the Shelton way if he is elected governor. The Valley’s longest serving mayor addressed supporters Tuesday at Testo’s Banquet Hall in Bridgeport. “We should not give tax breaks solely to those who can afford it most; we need to lower taxes for all of us. We need to […] [Read More]
Stratford High School

Stratford High students to get a ‘financial reality check’ today

From a press release: Stratford,  – High school students have a lot to look forward to in the future. In that future is one thing they may not be ready for — dealing with a budget and watching expenses. This is reality though, and understanding how to manage your finances is critical. Students at both […] [Read More]

SCSU Reschedules discussion on Ukraine

NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University has rescheduled the panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which they were forced to postpone because of weather conditions last week. The discussion will take place April 7 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and […] [Read More]
Singer Alyson Cahill (left) and The Beach Meanies are set to perform at this year's annual Stratford Library benefit on April 26.

Stratford Library’s ‘Good Vibrations’ benefit set for April 26

From a press release: The Stratford Library Board of Trustees will present its annual major fund-raiser for the library on Saturday, April 26 beginning at 6:30 pm. The eleventh annual event entitled “Good Vibrations” will have a beach party theme and is a gala evening of groovy Beach Boys music, dancing in the aisles, appetizers, […] [Read More]

Baptist Priest case transferred

The felony case against the Rev Robert Genevicz pastor of the Stratford Baptist Church was transferred to the Main Street courthouse where more serious charges are prosecuted. Genevicz is accused of fleecing $170,000 from an elderly parishioner. He will appear in Part A on April 22. [Read More]
Categories: Religion, Stratford, Town

SCSU to conduct forum on Ukraine crisis

NEW HAVEN-Southern Connecticut State University will host a panel discussion involving the crisis in Ukraine which will attempt to analyze Russian President Vladimir Putin’s next move. The discussion will take place March 31 from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Student Center Ballroom. Panelists will include Greg Adams, chairman of SCSU’s Sociology department and a […] [Read More]

Blumenthal to address Ukrainian-Americans Sunday

NEW HAVEN-U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will discuss U.S. sanctions and possible escalation against Russia as their incursion into Ukraine continues. The Senator will meet with members of the Ukrainian-American community at noon Sunday in the St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church hall, 568 George Street. The event is open to the public. Blumenthal is expected to […] [Read More]