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School bus safety program in Stratford

STRATFORD — Kindergarten students and their parents are invited to a school bus safety program that will teach pupils how to ride, get on and get off the school bus properly. This will take place on Tuesday, August 5th. Two sessions are planned, the first at 9 a.m. and the second at 5 p.m., at […] [Read More]

Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at [Read More]
Mayor David Cassetti

Baseball, hotdogs and fireworks in Ansonia today

ANSONIA-The city will be celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding with a family-oriented Summer Festival today beginning at 2 p.m. on Nolan Field. The day will start with a blast featuring a baseball game between the Ansonia Coppermen and Derby Osborndales. But it won’t be just any ballgame. Players will use vintage 1890s equipment […] [Read More]

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary sets Aug. 9 for safety course in Milford

MILFORD-The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 will conduct an About Boating Safety Course on Aug. 9 at 8 a.m. at their training center, 1 Helwig Street. Instructions will cover safe operation of boating and seamanship as well as personal watercraft operation. Successful completion of the eight hour course satisfies requirements for state licensing of […] [Read More]

Car Club to offer “Street Survival” driving course for teens, August 16

From a press release: STRATFORD — Street Survival – a hands-on, defensive driving course for teens – will be offered by the Fairfield County Sports Car Club (FCSCC) on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Army Engine Plant in Stratford from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Street Survival is open to the public and will […] [Read More]
United States Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher Murphy honor state Rep. Terry Backer at recent event.

State Rep. Terry Backer honored by state, local Dems

From a press release: STRATFORD –  They came from Hartford. They came from Washington. They joined with Stratford’s Democratic Town Committee to honor 11-term State Representative Terry Backer (D – 121st District) with the first Kennedy award on Sunday, June 29th. Sixty Stratford democrats welcomed State Democratic Chairwoman Nancy Dinardo, Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Nancy Wyman, […] [Read More]

AARP Driver Safety Program at Baldwin Center

STRATFORD — The Stratford Senior Services will host a driver safety program developed by AARP. This popular program is being offered, in a one-day format on Friday, July 25, from 9:00 am-1:00 pm. at the Baldwin Center (upstairs main room). Please contact Mike Klein to register at 203-929-4851.   [Read More]
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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: Shut down Foster Farms

We received this note from the office of Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro: WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswomen Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) today issued the following statement calling on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to shut down all Foster Farms poultry processing facilities until a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened over 600 people […] [Read More]

Pasta for Cancer-Stricken Child

TRUMBULL-The Knights of Columbus at St. Theresa’s Church are conducting a lasagna dinner July 12 to raise money in defraying medical expenses for an eight-year-old boy diagnosed last month with cancer. r. The boy, Peter Monks is the son of Susan and Thomas Monks of Saxony Drive and the grandson of Frank and Helen Stuban, […] [Read More]
Peter Monks

Nick Newell fights for the championship today

MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of Milford and son of Stacy Newell of Monroe, was born without only part of a left arm. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an […] [Read More]