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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]

Platt Tech students sent home due to leaking propane

MILFORD-Platt Tech High School dismissed its students this morning because of a potentially dangerous propane tank leak in the school’s yard behind the building. Firefighters are on the scene. School officials say the dismissal was a precautionary measure to allow firefighters to address the matter. They said no students or staff were in danger. [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]

Renowned violinist joins RCA students June 5 in Trumbull

International violin virtuoso Alexander Markov is set to perform Thursday, June 5, at the Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull. Markov, who was born in Russia and reared in Norwalk,  will be featured in “An Evening with Markov and Students” at 7:30 p.m. The program includes classical music on the first half; rock music […] [Read More]

Southport Ukrainian Club looking for marchers

FAIRFIELD-The Ukrainian-American Club of Southport is looking for marchers to join them in Monday’s Memorial Day Parade. Ukrainian-Americans from across the state are asked to dress in their native garb or at least wear blue and yellow. Children are invited to participate. This comes at a time when Ukraine is in turmoil, has been invaded […] [Read More]
U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill

Fairfield Museum and History Center to host Naturalization

FAIRFIELD-U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill will preside over the making of 31 new citizens during naturalization ceremonies May 22 at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. The ceremony will begin at noon and will mark the first time the facility has hosted a U.S. Citzenship and Immigration Service’s naturalization. The 31 candidates come from […] [Read More]

Trumbull gas station robbed at gun point

The Trumbull Mobil Service Station at 2775 Nichols Avenue was robbed at gunpoint Sunday evening. Lt. Leonard Scinto said Monday morning that  the man walked into the gas station, near the Stratford border, shortly after 6 p.m., displayed a handgun and demanded money. He left with an undetermined amount of cash from the two clerks […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Trumbull

Training exercise at Trumbull Mall Sunday night

If you see police cars at the Trumbull Mall on Sunday night, don’t worry — there probably hasn’t been a crime spree at the Panera or Target. The Trumbull Police Department will be conducting a training exercise at the Westfield Trumbull Shopping Mall, in cooperation with mall security and other law enforcement agencies. The training […] [Read More]
Categories: Trumbull

Camp Katoya Open House in Milford

MILFORD-The Girls Scouts of Connecticut will showcase their Camp Katoya in Milford May 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The open house provides the opportunity for family to meet directors, staff and learn about the day time camp experience provided from area girls in grades one to twelve this summer. The camp located at […] [Read More]

DEA to take drugs back Saturday

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting is eighth annual prescription drug “Take-Back” day throughout the nation Saturday. Law enforcement professionals along with volunteers will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs which will be destroyed at various sites throughout the state from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only pills, solids and patches can […] [Read More]