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Blake, Stock inauguration Wednesday

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MILFORD — The inauguration ceremony for Mayor Benjamin G. Blake, City Clerk Linda Stock, the Board of Aldermen and all other elected officials of the city will take place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Veterans Memorial Auditorium of the Parsons Government Center, 70 West River St. The public is invited to the ceremony. jburgeson@ctpost.com [Read More]

Former Milford mayoral candidate to plead guilty

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Genevieve Salvatore NEW HAVEN-A lawyer who ran unsuccessfully as the Democratic candidate for mayor in Milford in 2009 pleaded guilty to participating in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud. Genevieve Salvatore, who is represented by Andrew Bowman, admitted to Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall that she committed mail fraud by sending falsified HUD-1 forms, […] [Read More]

Bridgeport’s David Walker part of “Make Gov’t Work” event

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David Walker, ex-U.S. Comptroller General-turned-Bridgeport resident, will be among the panelists participating Friday in a “Make Government Work” event in Hartford. Here are the particulars of the event, co-sponsored by No Labels: “Make Government Work” A Public Forum Friday November 22nd 8:30 am to 12 noon The Hartford Club, Hartford CT Join the conversation about […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Judge Richard Arnold to administer oath to new Ansonia mayor

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Mayor-Elect David Cassetti Superior Court Judge Richard Arnold ANSONIA-Superior Court Judge Richard Arnold will usher in a new era in this city’s leadership when he administers the oath of office to David Cassetti as the new mayor Dec. 2. The ceremony which will include oaths given to all elected officials will take place at 6 […] [Read More]
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Jury selection begins for triple murder

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Jury selection begins this morning for the trial of Efrain Johnson, charged in the bloody battering to death of three city residents in 2005. Johnson was previously convicted by a federal jury of the Aug. 24, 2005 murders of Tina Johnson, James Reid and Basil Williams in a Charles Street apartment but a judge threw the case […] [Read More]
Categories: General

First-known meteorite from Mercury to go on display at Yale’s Peabody Museum

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We received this note from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History: Beginning Friday, Nov. 22, visitors to the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the exhibit “From Mercury to Earth: A Meteorite Like No Other,” will have a chance to see something they have never seen before: a piece of the planet Mercury. […] [Read More]

Milford cops investigate ‘upside down cross’

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MILFORD — The Police Department is investigating several vandalism complaints that have occurred at public places on the West side of the city. These incidents began in September 2013 and have continued into November 2013. A majority of these acts of vandalism have consisted of an upside down cross spray-painted or drawn in marker. Also […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Milford, Youth

Stratford completes its Plan of Development

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We recently received this announcement from Town Hall: STRATFORD — The Stratford Planning Commission is pleased to announce that it has completed a public draft of the (Master) Plan of Conservation and Development, which it has been preparing over this past year. Copies of the draft are available in the Town Clerks’s and Planning and […] [Read More]