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Group Photo, Left to right: Members of the Jonathan Law Key Club pose outside the school with the awards they received at the New England District Convention held in April in Springfield, Mass. Pictured left to right are: Laney Ackley, Dominick Buccitti, Peter Tournas, Mike Jalaf, Hayley Palmer, Tyler Chavez, Carol Phillips, Max Slusky, Alexis Maltes, Jordan Negron, Annie Khamhoung, Samantha Hudak, Marissa Pollack, Richard Ung and Meghan Hripak.

Jonathan Law High Key Club prevails at conference

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From a press release: MILFORD – Members of the Jonathan Law High School Key Club ‘prevailed victorious’ at the New England District Conference held in April in Springfield, Mass. The service organization, which is the youth version of the Milford Kiwanis Club, has long been a powerhouse at the Devon school for more than 50 […] [Read More]

Derby Parking Authority to be no more

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DERBY-The Board of Aldermen is expected to disband the city’s Parking Authority during their meeting Thursday night in City Hall. The Authority’s duties will be moved to Mayor Anita Dugatto’s office with the book-keeping and monetary functions handled by the Finance department.  Corporation Counsel Thomas Welch is drafting the final documents which the Board will […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, Derby, General, Shelton, Town

Bridgeport man sentenced to 5 years in Trumbull Gardens drug trafficking case

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The sentences continued to be handed down in the Trumbull Gardens drug trafficking case that netted 14 in 2013. Moyan Forbes, 23, of Bridgeport was sentenced Wednesday by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for trafficking cocaine in the case, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport’s Cop Capt. Gearing retiring

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Honored a year ago with his own day, Bridgeport Police Captain Robert Gearing is retiring from the force after 30 years on the job. Since 2011 Gearing has been the commander of the East Side and East End. Most recently he worked on a city ordinance aimed at cracking down on illegal dirt bikes. The […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Cassetti wants a fire headquarters

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti is expected to seek the support of the Fire Commission to build a state of the art modern headquarters to lay out his plan for a state of the art modern headquarters on Olson Drive. The mayor will make his pitch during the commissioners’ 7 p. m. meeting tonight in the Aldermanic […] [Read More]
Dr. Michael Curtis DMD, from his web site.

Bridgeport dentist among “America’s Best”

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BRIDGEPORT –Dr. Michael Curtis, whose office is at 4699 Main Street, has been selected to the “America’s Best Dentists” registry for 2015 by the National Consumer Advisory Board. Curtis, who has practiced dentistry for 30 years, has served as an instructor at both the University of Connecticut and New York University Schools of Dental Medicine and […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Dr. Steven Kant and other representatives of Boys & Girls Village joined Mayor Ben Blake at City Hall to proclaim May 2015 as Foster Care Month in Milford in recognition of those foster families who open their homes and hearts to children in need of strong support systems. From left are Yvette Wooten, Therapeutic Foster Care Recruitment & Training Manager; Carra Conlan, Director of Permanency Services; Dr. Steven M. Kant, President/CEO of B&GV: and   Mayor Benjamin G. Blake.

Mayor Blake proclaims May 2015 as Foster Care Month in Milford

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Categories: Charity, Milford

FBI head warns of ISIL here

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NEW HAVEN-The FBI director said everyone of his field offices including Connecticut are dealing with attempts by ISIL to recruit “troubled souls” to kill in the English-speaking world. James Comey, a Westport resident who became the seventh director of the FBI some 20 months ago, said ISIL’s (or the Islamic State also referred to as […] [Read More]