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Dog Park opens in Derby

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By Michael P. Mayko DERBY-A collaborative effort with Ansonia resulted in a new dog park being constructed on Coon Hollow Road near the high school. The park was an Eagle Scout project by Anthony Bartholomew with help from Boy Scout Troop 3, the Derby Public Works Department, the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club and the Home Depot and […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University on ‘Best Value’ list among private colleges.

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FAIRFIELD — Fairfield University – where tuition and fees this fall was $42,920 – has been recognized as one of the “100 Best Values in Private Colleges” in the nation according to the 2014 Kiplinger’s Personal Finance rankings report. Fairfield University is one of two private colleges in Connecticut named on the list. Yale University in […] [Read More]
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CT Dem Chair DiNardo, Bpt GOP Chief urge Rep. Ayala to leave office

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Nancy DiNardo of Trumbull, chairman of the state’s Democratic Party, is urging embattled freshman state Rep. Christina Ayala, D-Bridgeport, to leave office, going where many party leaders in the city will not. On Wednesday state elections officials recommended Ayala and her mother, Santa Ayala, the city’s Democratic registrar, face criminal prosecution. The allegations stem from […] [Read More]
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Safe driver training program courtesy of AARP in Monroe

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Motorists can improve their knowledge of the rules of the road, become safer drivers and SAVE some cold hard cash through lower potential insurance rates by registering for the AARP Safe Driver Safety course, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Turnpike (Route […] [Read More]
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Lorraine Warren speaks in her Monroe hometown

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By MariAn Gail Brown More than 770 people turned out Wednesday to hear clairvoyant and demonologist Lorraine Warren talk about her ghosthunting experience investigating the paranormal from the Amityville Horror to other lesser known hauntings. Warren’s talk was sponsored by the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library in Monroe, which moved Warren’s talk from the library to […] [Read More]
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Look Up in the Sky…it’s a bird, it’s a…waxing gibbous moon

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By MariAn Gail Brown Look up. It’s a bird, it’s a…(you were expecting plane, weren’t you?). Actually, it’s a waxing gibbous moon in the night sky, an especially bright moon that will be apparent tonight and tomorrow. According to the web site lunaf.com, the moon is in Pisces right now. It’s a creative, introspective time […] [Read More]

You again?

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Pat Staltaro, 76, of Stratford, who was arrested in 2011 after police said he was seen pleasuring himself in his car at Short Beach, was arrested again Wednesday after he was spotted parked by the tennis courts at Bunnell High School. Police said he had a wash cloth on his lap with a suspicious substance […] [Read More]
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Mom arrested for Monroe party

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Joann Bisesi, of Arbor Road, Monroe was charged with risk of injury to a minor and permitting minors to possess alcohol after police said she allowed her 15-year-old daughter to host a party at their home in which kids from Jockey Hollow Middle School drank alcohol, smoked marijuana and had sexual relations. About 40 kids […] [Read More]
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