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Derby PD Gets a new Detective

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DERBY-Police Officer Edward Sullivan joined the ranks of detective recently when Mayor Anita Dugatto swore him in. He fills a vacancy created by retirement. Sullivan, who is a lifelong resident of Shelton, has been a police officer since 2007. He is a 1987 graduate of Shelton High School and attended Sacred Heart University. He worked […] [Read More]

Big Red One to hold Reunion

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They were named the First Infantry Division but its soldiers were better known as being part of the U.S. Army’s Big Red One. Its the oldest division in the U.S. Army having been created on May 24, 1917. It was also the subject of 1980 feature film called the Big Red One starring Lee Marvin […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Town, Veterans
Girl Scouts of Connecticut get schooled on money by Merill Lynch

Girl Scouts Schooled in money matter$

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Eighteen area Girl Scouts completed a money management class offered by volunteers from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Merrill Lynch Money Matter$ patch is the first corporate branded Girl Scout award in Connecticut. Linda Houston, Merrill Lynch’s New England market executive, led the workshop. Her efforts so impressed Girl Scout leaders that they will honor […] [Read More]
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Brush fire put out at Ansonia Nature Center

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Ansonia firefighters will stay on the scene until they are sure the area is sufficiently wet down and no hot spots remain. Another full water truck will be brought to the scene to make sure there is enough water. UPDATE 4:39 PM With most of the fire out, firefighters are wetting down the area to […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Kashawn Little is arrested for three burglaries

US. Marshals arrest man for three break-ins

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HAMDEN-Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Service arrested a 21-year-old New Haven man on charges that of breaking and entering and stealing a car. Kashawn Little, 21, of South Genovese Street, New Haven is being detained on $300,000 bond pending an April 30 appearance in Meriden Superior Court. Little is charge with first-degree burglary, first-degree larceny, […] [Read More]

Milford police nab suspect in 2000 sex assault, again

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Cesar Sarrango, 37, had originally been arrested in Milford in connection with a sexual assault that occurred 14 years ago, but police said he skipped out on a 2002 court appearance in the case. Jump ahead to Thursday morning, when Sarrango was arrested by Milford police in East Haven, and charged with failure to appear […] [Read More]
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Body in lake ID’d as reggae singer’s son

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ORANGE — Police have identified the man found in Lake Wepawaug last weekend as the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident last month. Troop I- Bethany troopers and Orange police had been looking for Vaughn D. Porteous since March 19, when his vehicle was found crashed up against barrels on Route 15 northbound […] [Read More]
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Charts, Navigation and GPS Course set in Milford

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MILFORD-The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering its Charts, Navigation and GPS Course on May 10 beginning at 8 a.m. Anyone interested in registering in advance may got to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/. The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 24/3 Training Center is located at 1 Helwig Street, Milford, which a block north of Milford Boat Works. Walk-ins […] [Read More]