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Shelton, Seymour Students to attend Berlin Wall forum

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NEW HAVEN-Several advanced history students at Shelton and Seymour high schools are expected to attend the Nov. 10 forum at Southern Connecticut State University discussing the fall of the Berlin Wall. The event will take place just one day after the 25th anniversary of the start of demolition of the wall which separated east from […] [Read More]
Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall

Connecticut Federal Court to Celebrate its 225th anniversary

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NEW HAVEN-The state’s 21 federal judges will commemorate the district’s 225th anniversary during a special session Thursday at 4 p.m. in the federal courthouse at 141 Church Street. The session will also acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the cornerstone laying for the Richard C. Lee Courthouse, which served as the venue for the Shelton Sponge […] [Read More]

Bpt. Council Prez on complaint against member

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Bridgeport City Councilman Tom McCarthy, D-133, has written to 18 colleagues addressing a recent report about sexual harassment allegations leveled against their fellow member and city employee, Councilman Richard Paoletto, D-138. In the email McCarthy, who is the deputy director of labor relations, said he will not be involved in the internal investigation of Paoletto. […] [Read More]
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The Tingue Dam in Seymour. CT Post/File photo

Park and fishway being dedicated in Seymour

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SEYMOUR — Federal, state and local officials will gather at the Tingue Dam on Thursday morning for a ceremony marking the completion of a $6.3 million fish bypass channel and new public park. The Paul Pawlak Sr. Park along the Naugatuck River is being dedicated in memory of the long-time state representative and first selectman. […] [Read More]
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Eva Schloss

Holocaust survivor to speak Sunday in Milford

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From a press release: MILFORD — Eva Schloss of London will be in Milford to deliver a talk at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, at Connecticut Post 14 Theater at the Westfield Mall in Milford. The event, β€œA Unique & Historic Evening,” is sponsored by the Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont/Chabad. Tickets are $30 in […] [Read More]
John Rafferty

Secular leader to dispel ‘Christian Nation myth’

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From a press release: NORWALK — The President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York, John Rafferty, will discuss the five arguments most often used by right-wing proponents in describing their view of the history of our nation in Norwalk Nov. 10. The talk is titled β€œIs America a Christian Nation?” and is sponsored […] [Read More]
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Neighbors oppose Perry Hill Estates plan in Shelton

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SHELTON-Neighbors to a proposed planned development district that would put 26 homes on 13 acres of land near Walnut and Perry Hill Avenues voiced their objections during a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing that ran past 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Commission voted to continue the hearing during their 7 p.m. Nov. 12 meeting. Ken Huzi, […] [Read More]

Easton mom gets probation for wild party

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BRIDGEPORT – A former Easton mom, who police say hosted a party for high school students who were encouraged to drink alcohol and have sex, was granted special probation Tuesday. Eliane Mullen, 39, who now lives in Greenwich, was granted accelerated rehabilitation by Superior Court Judge Earl Richards following a short hearing. Under accelerated rehabilitation, […] [Read More]
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