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Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger launches on-line fundraiser

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John Ratzenberger has taken to a web site, Fund Anything, to raise money for a TV series, John Ratzenberger’s American Made. In his appeal, which you can read here, Ratzenberger, a former Cheers star and the voice of several Pixar animated characters, notes his Park City root. “My father really was a (Mack) truck driver […] [Read More]
Categories: General

All you can eat ziti dinner in Ansonia

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The Fountain Hose Fire Co. is holding an all you can eat Ziti Dinner on Saturday Nov. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Fountain Hose firehouse, at 191 Howard Avenue in Ansonia. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. Children under 10 eat free. The event is a fundraiser for the volunteer […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Storm Sandy grant ‘intake center’ to open in Milford

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We just received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Mayor Ben Blake announced  that the Connecticut Department of Housing is opening Intake Centers across the State, including one at the Parson Government Center, 70 West River Street, for the purpose of accepting applications for the Storm Sandy Community Development Block Grant –Disaster […] [Read More]

Sikorsky C.U. instructing students on financial literacy, opens branch at Stratford High

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We just received this note from the Sikorsky Credit Union: STRATFORD – The recent financial crisis exposed consumer behaviors that show very low levels of financial literacy across the nation. People are taking on more debt than they can afford, and often, this debt load starts with college loans. According to the Center for Financial […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, General, Stratford

Asteroid 2013 TV135 – A reality check from NASA

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NASA: Newly discovered asteroid 2013 TV135 made a close approach to Earth on Sept. 16, when it came within about 4.2 million miles (6.7 million kilometers). The asteroid is initially estimated to be about 400 meters in size and its orbit carries it as far out as about three quarters of the distance to Jupiter’s […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Science

Sotomayer visits Southern on Monday

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          NEW HAVEN – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor vits Southern Connecticut State University on Monday to talk about her recently published memoir, “My Beloved World” – a book that was required reading for this year’s freshman class.    Sotomayor will sit down with SCSU President Mary A. Papazian at 7 p.m. in the Lyman Center for […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Shelton Democratic Mayor Candidate to Unveil Fiscal Proposals

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By Michael P. Mayko SHELTON-Shut out from debates by Mayor Mark Lauretti, the Democratic mayoral candidate is taking his case to city hall. On Monday at noon David Gioello, accompanied by former Mayor Michael Pacowta, will unveil his fiscal policies if elected in November. The event will take place in front of city hall. Gioello, […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Shelton

Man threatens employees at Fairfield CVS, makes off with prescription drugs

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FAIRFIELD – Police are investigating a robbery at the CVS pharmacy on Black Rock Turnpike in which a man threatened employees with a weapon and escaped with an undetermined amount of prescription drugs. The incident was reported at 6:55 p.m. Saturday and further details were unavailable. [Read More]
Categories: General