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Knight of Columbus at Palm Sunday 2014

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

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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]

VOTF conference set for March 14

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FAIRFIELD-Voice of the Faithful will conduct their 13th annual conference March 14 and feature The director of Fairfield University’s Catholic studiespro gram  Paul Lakeland will speak on “A Place of Mercy Freely Given: the Church in the Vision of Pope Francis.  The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In the Dolan School […] [Read More]
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Jail for Bridgeport cops in Beardsley Park stomping case

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BRIDGEPORT — Two 12-year veteran police officers will both be spending three months in federal prison stemming from a May 20, 2011 stomping of a downed suspect in Beardsley Park. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer told former Officers Elson Morales and Joseph Lawlor that with “great power comes great responsibility” in imposing the term. “The […] [Read More]
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K of C to hold Free Throw Championship in Shelton

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SHELTON-There’s still three weeks to sharpen up the eyes and adjust the stance for the Jan. 31 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. All boys and girls between 10 and 14 years old will be allowed to participate providing they have parental permission and proof of age. The competition will take place Jan. 31 at […] [Read More]
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Westport embezzlement nets Milford man prison

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BRIDGEPORT-The former comptroller for a Westport-based property management group will be spending 10 months in prison for embezzling $108,000 over a four year period from the company. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer imposed the term and a $3,000 fine Tuesday on David Liptak, 50, of Milford. The judge ordered Liptak to repay all the money. […] [Read More]
Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, center,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman (second, right) with a Silver Award. Attending the event were, from left, Officer Mark Siglinger, Officer Chris Roback with his award; and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right). Officers Siglinger and Zaksewicz are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton PD honored by AAA

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“] AAA Southern New England – CT recently honored the Shelton Police Department with a Silver Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs that include mature driver training, reduction in auto crashes and aggressive speed enforcement initiatives. In addition, AAA recognized Officer Chris Roback as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his efforts involving […] [Read More]
Shelton's Robotic teams

Shelton HS to host state robotics championship Sunday

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SHELTON-Fifty of the state’s top teams involving more than 500 middle school students from across the state will compete Sunday in the Ct. FIRST Lego League State Robotics championship beginning at 9 a.m. The champion will represent the state in April at the annual First Lego League World Festival in St. Louis, Mo. The competition […] [Read More]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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By Michael P. Mayko MILFORD-Two was good but the U.S. Post Office believes three may be a charm. That’s how many Sundays some area Post Offices will be open to handle your holiday mailing needs. “Its all about customer service and convenience–especially during our busiest time of the year,” said David Mastroianni, who oversees postal […] [Read More]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

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BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]
Keeshond mix involved in fatal Stratford attack is euthanized

Keeshond mix in fatal Stratford attack euthanized

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STRATFORD-The eight year-old keeshond mix responsible for the death of its 91-year-old owner has been euthanized, according to Police Lt. Frank Eannotti. The dog was responsible for ripping off parts of Stella Antanaitis’s arms during a Nov. 14 attack. At the time, police said the woman was intervening in a fight between her dog and […] [Read More]