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The class sessions will be packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques essential to artists of all skill levels. Students will learn the processes of drawing the human head and clothed figure in a variety of poses.

Flanders to offer course on drawing faces

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From a press release: WOODBURY — Accomplished artist Marc Chabot will be offering a series of Wednesday night classes on the drawing of faces and features in graphite at Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust. These two class sessions are packed with practical advice, helpful tips, and fundamental techniques essential to artists of all skill […] [Read More]

Monroe contractor charged with not finishing home improvement work

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Milford – A Monroe contractor was arrested last week when he never completed work on city home he was hired and paid in the thousands to complete. Michael DiBiago Jr., 41, of Monroe, was arrested last Saturday after police received a larceny complaint on May 20 involving home improvement work from a homeowner on East Broadway, according to […] [Read More]
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Simply Swing performs in downtown Ansonia tonight

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ANSONIA-The last of the city’s summer concert series will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in Veteran’s Park next to City Hall. Simply Swing, a 10-piece Newington-based band specializes in the music of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. It features Joe LaRosa as the drummer, his wife, Vivian as the lead vocalist and […] [Read More]
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This illustration reveals the celestial fireworks inside the crowded core of a developing galaxy, as seen from a hypothetical planetary system.  NASA, Z. Levay, and G. Bacon (Space Telescope Science Institute)

Yale scientists see the birth of a massive galaxy, hidden by dust

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We received this note from the Yale University: New Haven — Yale University astronomers have discovered a window into the early, violent formation of the cores of the universe’s monster galaxies, obscured behind walls of dust. After years of searching, scientists have observed one such turbulent, starbursting galactic core in the young universe using the […] [Read More]

Milford woman arrested for driving drunk with child in car

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Milford – A woman was arrested Tuesday after an investigation found she was allegedly drunk during a car crash in June, with her child in the vehicle. Inna Platanov, 49, of 100 Tulip tree Court, was involved in a one car accident on June 23, in which police were called, according to a press release. […] [Read More]
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Milford man arrested twice for allegedly harassing woman

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Milford – A man was arrested twice in a matter a of days for harassing a woman he was told not to contact. Scott Glenn, 55, of 157 1/2 Kings Highway was first arrested last Friday when police were called to his home on a report of a disturbance, according to a press release. An […] [Read More]
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Marshmallow Man bounces back

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BRIDGEPORT – The notorious street artist known as “The Marshmallow Man,” vowed Wednesday he will bounce back after pleading guilty to defacing city property. “It was really liberating to plead out loud that I was guilty,” said Brian Riley, after pleading guilty in Superior Court to one count of criminal mischief. “Yes, I painted the […] [Read More]
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Video: Help catch these armed Bridgeport robbers

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Bridgeport police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects responsible for an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday evening at the Campus Package Store at 378 Park Ave. The video should two men wearing hoodies coming into the store with guns drawn. The video has a surprise ending. I won’t spoil it […] [Read More]
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