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Centaur of Tymfi needs holiday rest

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The Barnum Museum People’s United Bank Gallery will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. However, folks who have their hearts set on visiting the museum’s new attraction — a half-horse, half-man beast named the Centaur of Tymfi — are invited to do so on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. […] [Read More]
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Conceptual plans discussed for Shelton fire site

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The owners of the downtown Shelton building that was destroyed by fire in January are discussing a plan to replace it with a similar mixed-use structure on the same footprint. The structure that housed the Howe Convenient store and restaurants on the ground level and apartments above it would be replaced with the “Shelton Phoenix […] [Read More]
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Month old baby otters await vet check at Oakland Zoo.

Vet to check on Zoo’s river otter pups

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BRIDGEPORT-The four North American River otters born Feb. 15 at the Beardsley Zoo will get their first checkup on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. The vet will determine the pups’ genders, check their weight, listen to their heart and exam their eyes. The pups also will receive their first vaccinations. And if their mother allows, identification […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Be Nice to Someone this weekend

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ANSONIA-As part of the Easter Holidays, Mayor David Cassetti suggested everyone do something nice for a neighbor in need. “Please remember your neighbors this holiday weekend,” Cassetti said. “In keeping with the spirit of Easter, try to do something nice for your fellow residents who may need a helping hand.” The mayor also noted that […] [Read More]

Piano teacher charged with sex assaults

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MONROE – A local piano teacher has been charged with inappropriately touching two young girls while giving them lessons in their homes. Bruce Connery, 68, who also served as the emergency medical services director in Stratford for 20 years, was charged with two counts of risk of injury to a minor and one count of […] [Read More]
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Grocery store owner charged with fraud

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BRIDGEPORT – The owner of a Fairfield Avenue  grocery store was charged with illegally using government food stamp money to buy 1,200 cases of Red Bull. Aslam Khawaja, 48, of Iranistan Avenue, the owner of the SK Grocery at 856 Fairfield Ave.,  was charged with one count of first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community, […] [Read More]
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Charter commission will hold public hearing

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TRUMBULL — The Charter Revision Commission will have its first public hearing Monday. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Trumbull Town Hall. The commission was created recently at the request of First Selectman Tim Herbst. He would like to see a provision in town law that makes it […] [Read More]
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Malls offer pre-Mother’s Day discounts

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  From Westfield: Westfield’s three Connecticut shopping centers – Westfield Connecticut Post, Westfield Meriden and Westfield Trumbull — have teamed up with Bright Pink®, a national non-profit organization that supports breast and ovarian health in young women, for the first-ever VIPink weekend, Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4. Shoppers who purchase a $10 VIPink […] [Read More]
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