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

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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]

Milford man admits stealing $108k from Westport firm

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BRIDGEPORT- A Milford man admitted stealing $108,000 from a Westport based condominium management firm. David Liptak, 49, of Ray Bob Road, admitted to U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Meyer that he stole the money from Consolidated Management GROUP over a nearly four year period. The company provides management services like banking, accounting and expensing. He pleaded […] [Read More]

Cumberland Farms crasher caught

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FAIRFIELD-The woman who slammed into five cars, a Redbox machine and the Cumberland Farms store then checked out of the hospital has been arrested after a weekend search. Rosa Blanca Chavarria-Medina, 31, of 1944 Bedford Street, Stamford was taken into custody at the Bridgeport police station when she appeared there seeking a report around 2 […] [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]

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Varekai’ coming to arena

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Tickets are now on sale for “Varekai,” a Cirque du Soleil production that is coming to Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena for six performances June 4-8. “Varekai” has been one of the company’s most popular tent shows, offered for the past 11 years throughout the world under its “big top,” according to a company statement. In […] [Read More]

It’s time to order your wreath from the Easton Garden Club

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We just received this press release from the Easton Garden Club: EASTON, CT, November 4, 2013 – The Easton Garden Club (EGC) is holding its Annual Wreath Sale featuring Holiday Poinsettias, Wreaths and White Pine Roping. They will also host a Holiday Boutique & Botanical Ornament Sale also on the Day of pick up. Beautiful […] [Read More]

Terex involved in Westport’s Levitt Pavilion project

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Just beyond the parking lot at the Westport Public Library, construction crews are building a new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts with enhanced amenities. The Levitt is a popular summer destination for free outdoor summer concerts, some of which are charity events that the Levitt uses to provide funding for its summer shows.The new […] [Read More]

Some things you didn’t know about the Trumbull first selectman candidates…

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With municipal elections only a week ago, how well do voters know the two first selectman contenders? Read Connecticut Post Staff writer MariAn Gail Brown’s candidate profiles of Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst and Democratic challenger, Martha Jankovic-Mark, the Democrats’ minority leader on the trumbull Town Council. mgbrown@ctpost.com; 203-330-6288; twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]

Pooch with ‘tude — photo bombs Westport selectman candidates

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Jim Marpe and Avi Kaner, who are running for seats on Westport’s Board of Selectman, made a pitch for votes at Compo Beach Sunday afternoon, where droves of folks were enjoying the day, tossing balls for their dogs and allowing them to run in the water. Marpe is running for first selectman, and Kaner is […] [Read More]

Of things that go bump Saturday night…in Trumbull

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The Trumbull Historical Society will celebrate Halloween a little early this Saturday with a Jack O’Lantern making contest and some spooky tales about legendary area ghosts on Saturday, from 5;30 to 8:30 p.m., at Abraham Nichols Park. Admission is $5. mgbrown@ctpost.com; twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]