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Composting Workshop Set

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With spring here a gardeners’ thoughts turn to waste–as in composting wastes. Mary Jane Tynan, a master composter, will be conducting a workshop on composting to help you get the reddest, largest tomatoes, bushels of squash and other abundant harvests from your garden this summer. Some of her discussion will focused on vermicomposting which utilizes […] [Read More]

Donations keep coming for Shelton teen’s family

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SHELTON-Donations to the family of a popular Albanian teen who died Thursday five days after being shot on Agawam Trail March 15 are approaching $23,000. Violet Thaqi Wills, who established the site to help the family of fifteen year old Kristjan Ndoj with medical and funeral expenses, said the site will remain up until March […] [Read More]
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Donations exceed $20k for Shelton teen

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SHELTON-Donations to the family of the Shelton teenager who died after being shot in the head on Agawam Trail March 15 have exceeded $20,000. Violet Thaqi Wills who established the site to help the family of fifteen-year-old Kristjan Ndoj with medical and funeral expenses said the site will remain up until March 25. So far […] [Read More]

Fund Raising Web Site Established for Shelton Teen

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SHELTON-A local woman established a website to raise funds for Kristjan Ndoj, the Shelton teen who was shot and is in critical condition. Violet Thaqi Wills set up a page on gofundme.com┬ácalled “Donations for Kristjan and his family.” The site accepts paypal and credit card donations. [Read More]
Greg Langston shows off his juggling talent at St. Joseph's fourth annual Mr. Student Body Competition Thursday Mar. 18, 2010 at the school in Trumbull.  This year's pageant takes place 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Mr. Student Body at St. Joseph’s in Trumbull

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On Tuesday, March 18, St Joseph High School, 2320 Huntingon Turnpike, Trumbull will present their 8th annual Mr. Student Body Competition at 7 p.m. in the school gym. An all time record 37 senior boys are contestants in this fundraising event for the Center for Family Justice, specifically its White Ribbon Campaign. This is an […] [Read More]

Stratford cops will stage a DUI checkpoint tonight

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We received this note from the Stratford Police Headquarters: The Stratford Police Department is participating in the 2014 Comprehensive DUI Enforcement program. This program enables us to conduct roadside sobriety checkpoints as well as increase the number patrol units dedicated specifically to reduction of impaired driving, and to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities […] [Read More]

Baby killer to be sentenced

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MILFORD-The West Haven man who pleaded guilty in the 2011 death of a five-month old Ansonia baby faces sentencing today. Angel Santiago, 37, could receive as much as 11years in prison from Superior Court Judge Frank Iannotti. Back in December, Santiago p,evaded guilty under the Alford Doctrine to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Kyle […] [Read More]

Congregation B’Nai Torah accepting summer camp students

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TRUMBULL-Congregation B’nai Torah is accepting applications for its 2014 summer camp program for children 2 1/2 to five years old. The program will run from June 23 to Aug. 8 and include weekly themes, water and sand play, woodworking and outdoor discovery. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Joan Watnick at 203-268-0227. [Read More]
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Bridgeport Bishop and VOTF to meet

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BRIDGEPORT-Bishop Frank Caggiano of the Diocese of Bridgeport will discuss major issues facing the Roman Catholic church in Bridgeport during a meeting with Voice of the Faithful on Thursday night in Norwalk. The Bishop will disclose his plans for a Diocesan Synod this fall. He believes it “has tremendous potentions for consultation and collaboration with […] [Read More]

24-hour fundraiser nets $618,230 for Fairfield County nonprofits

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The Fairfield County Community Foundation’s inaugural 24-hour day of giving raised $618,230 for 277 nonprofits throughout Fairfield County on Friday, March 9. The project, named FCGives, offered a pool of $100,000 as an incentive for participants to spread the word via the Internet on their organizations and the benefits of giving to their favorite charities. […] [Read More]