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Missing Norwalk man found safe

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A Norwalk man who was missing for several hours Tuesday afternoon has been found safe and sound, if a little bit cold. The 64-year-old man, who suffers from dementia and diabetes, was reported to have wandered away from his home at about 12:50 p.m. Police became more concerned for the man’s safety as temperatures dropped. The […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops

Terex involved in Westport’s Levitt Pavilion project

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Just beyond the parking lot at the Westport Public Library, construction crews are building a new Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts with enhanced amenities. The Levitt is a popular summer destination for free outdoor summer concerts, some of which are charity events that the Levitt uses to provide funding for its summer shows.The new […] [Read More]

Some things you didn’t know about the Trumbull first selectman candidates…

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With municipal elections only a week ago, how well do voters know the two first selectman contenders? Read Connecticut Post Staff writer MariAn Gail Brown’s candidate profiles of Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst and Democratic challenger, Martha Jankovic-Mark, the Democrats’ minority leader on the trumbull Town Council. mgbrown@ctpost.com; 203-330-6288; twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]

Easton seeks amateur photographers for juried photography show

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Have you got great perspective? Do you consider yourself an undiscovered photography genius? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions, the Easton Public Library and the Easton Arts Council want to here from you for its annual juried photography show. Photographers are limited to enter two pictures, both of which should depict a […] [Read More]

Trumbull Town Hall displays mosaic cut glass art

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Trumbull Town Hall is displaying artist Eve Newell’s mosaics made from intricate cut glass. The show features floral, bird and other environmental-inspired designs. For information about purchasing wallhangings, end tables or lamps from the artist, email her at evenovsco11@gmail.com Newell’s work has taken many top honors in area gallery shows from Milford to Old Greenwich. […] [Read More]

Derby HS Alumni urged to attend Nov. 1 home game

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By Michael P. Mayko DERBY-Graduates of Derby High School, their spouses and their families are being urged to wear red and attend the Nov. 1 7 p.m. football game against Wolcott at Ryan Field. The effort being made by Glen Gaetano and Frank and Julia Romano asks that the grads sit baseball field end zone. […] [Read More]
Categories: Derby, Sports

Blaze damages south city home

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An East End home was heavily damaged by a fire Tuesday afternoon. Fire crews said that none of the occupants at 202 Seaview Avenue were apparently home when the blaze was reported at about 4:15 p.m. Rescuers removed at least one pet from the home; city animal control officers took a dog and a bird […] [Read More]
Categories: General

“Ambassador” of Waterbury avoids federal prison

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By Michael P. Mayko HARTFORD-For nearly 50 years John “Pudgie” Maia served Waterbury as a policeman, inspector for the State’s Attorney’s office and volunteer in sporting and civic organization. He became so well-known that he was dubbed the “ambassador” of Waterbury. But when he answered the door on April 14, 2010 for IRS agents investigating […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Courts, Milford, Politics