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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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Ansonia valedictorian will attend Harvard

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Louis Nicoletti, valedictorian of the Class of 2014 at Ansonia High School, has been accepted to Harvard University, where he will major in economics in the fall. The announcement was made on the school district’s web site this morning. Eileen Ehman, the Ansonia schools’ community liaison, interviewed Nicoletti about his high school academics his involvement […] [Read More]
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Nominations made for Trumbull Board of Finance election

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TRUMBULL — The Republican and Democratic town committees have made their nominations for the open Board of Finance seat. Republicans have chosen William S. Haberlin and Democrats have nominated Lainie McHugh to the position. The special election will be held July 22. The seat was vacated by state Rep. David Rutigliano in November. McHugh, a […] [Read More]
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Sex offender allegedly caught with child porn

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MILFORD — A New Haven man is being held on a $50,000 bond after a Milford police Internet crimes specialist traced a complaint of child porn to the suspect’s mobile home. Det. Richard Frawley investigated a tip that pornographic images of children had been transmitted over the Internet on Feb. 19. Investigators identified Richard Gschlecht, […] [Read More]
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Police: Man with high-powered weapons shot squirrel

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MILFORD — A police officer directing traffic nearby heard a gunshot and found a dead squirrel and a cache of high-powered weapons, a spokesman said. James Toigo, 65, of Housatonic Drive was arrested after police, investigating the gunshot, found an unregistered assault rifle and three large-capacity ammo magazines inside his home. The firearms and magazines […] [Read More]
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Democrats Call For Passage Of Fair Employment Opportunity Act

DeLauro to discuss proposed tribal changes

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SEYMOUR-Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will conduct a meeting tonight to discuss the proposed changes in the way the federal government provides recognition to American Indian Tribes. The changes could impact whether Golden Hill Paugusetts which has a reservation in Trumbull and the Schaghticokes in Kent are successful in their renewed attempts to gain federal recognition. Federal […] [Read More]
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State Police probing East Hartford taser death

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HARTFORD-The State Police Central District Major Crime Squad has taken over the April 13 death of a Manchester man who was tasered by East Hartford police. State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance said Crime Squad detectives gather physical and forensic evidence from the scene. They also interviewed witnesses. Jose Maldonado, 22, died after he Police […] [Read More]
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Lauretti pushes gubernatorial run

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BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Mark Lauretti said Connecticut will grow the Shelton way if he is elected governor. The Valley’s longest serving mayor addressed supporters Tuesday at Testo’s Banquet Hall in Bridgeport. “We should not give tax breaks solely to those who can afford it most; we need to lower taxes for all of us. We need to […] [Read More]