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Snow emergency parking rules in effect for Milford

We received this note from Mayor Ben Blake in Milford: MILFORD — Alternate side of the street parking will be in effect beginning midnight tonight in the City of Milford. Cars parked on City roads should be parked on the Even Number Side of the street on Wednesday, November 26th. This alternate side of the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, weather
eymour attorney Ralph Crozier, of Oxford, leaves Federal Court in New Haven, Conn. recently. Crozier will be testifying on his own behalf on Monday during his trial for money laundering for a client. He was found guilty on two charges on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Crozier found guilty of laundering drug money

UPDATE: 1:58 PM Seymour attorney Ralph Crozier found guilty of conspiracy to launder money, attempted money laundering. Crozier is accused of accepting $30,000 from Bruce Yazdzik, a notorious Naugatuck Valley oxycodone dealer now serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison. Yazdzik, who admits he is seeking a reduction of his sentence by turning in Crozier, said […] [Read More]
This is what the boat ramp area at the foot of Birdseye Street in Stratford looked at high tide Wednesday afternoon (at 2:21 p.m.). This was sent to us by the nice people who operate The Chowder Spot. Don't worry- the food truck is still in operation.

Birdseye Street dock floods with afternoon tide

Categories: Shoreline, Stratford, weather
State Representative Terry Backer (D-121)

Backer: “Shore Up CT” program offers loans to raise shoreline homes

From a press release: State Representative Terry Backer (D-121) is encouraging Stratford shoreline homeowners and businesses who are subject to coastal flooding to apply for assistance under a new state low-interest loan program designed to help those residents elevate their homes and businesses from future severe weather and flooding. The program – “Shore Up CT” […] [Read More]
Fireworks fill the sky during a July 4, 2012  show in Shelton

Derby-Shelton fireworks postponed until Saturday

DERBY — The annual Derby-Shelton July 4 dueling fireworks display has been postponed until dusk Saturday. City leaders made the decision based on reports of thunderstorms and heavy rain for Thursday night. [Read More]

Boy Scout Troop 3 to plant 40 trees Friday

DERBY-The Valley Boy Scouts Troop 3 based in Derby intend to plant 40 trees–20 each in Derby and Shelton–as part of their Good Turn on Good Friday. The plantings are part of the Troop’s intention to plant 100 trees in celebration of their 100th anniversary this year. The trees range from four to six feet […] [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro applauds revised state plan for Federal Hurricane Sandy Funds

We received this note from U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd: Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) has applauded Governor Dannel Malloy’s announcement that Connecticut homeowners will be prioritized in consideration for federal Hazard Mitigation grants. Earlier this month she sent Malloy a letter urging him to have the Connecticut Interagency Hazard Mitigation Committee reconsider their decision not […] [Read More]

Snow Removal in Ansonia

ANSONIA-A day after clearing the downtown, DPW crews will take on the task of removing huge mounds of snow from intersections and streetson the city’s west side today. Mayor David Cassetti urged residents to park their cars in driveways or at least be prepared to move them on the street. The clean-up comes as weather […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General, Town, weather

Dept. of Interior releases major report on the next Sandy

We received this note from the Dept. of the Interior: The Department of the Interior (DOI) Strategic Sciences Group (SSG) was established in 2012 to provide the Department with a standing capacity to rapidly assemble teams of scientists to construct interdisciplinary scenarios of environmental crises affecting DOI resources, identify potential interventions to mitigate adverse impacts, […] [Read More]
The study centered on Massachusetts, but has implications throughout the Northeast.

Harvard study: Sprawl threatens forests, flora and fauna in New England

From a press release: Petersham, MA – A groundbreaking study by Harvard University’s Harvard Forest and the Smithsonian Institution reveals that, if left unchecked, recent trends in the loss of forests to development will undermine significant land conservation gains in Massachusetts, jeopardize water quality, and limit the natural landscape’s ability to protect against climate change. […] [Read More]