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‘Pericles’ at Stratford Library Saturday

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From a press release: STRATFORD – The Hudson Shakespeare Company of New Jersey will perform its final summer Shakespeare production at the Stratford Library with the classic romance, “Pericles: Prince of Tyre” on Saturday, August 23 at 2 pm. The company returned to Stratford for its ninth annual season last June with a program of […] [Read More]

Hispanic Heritage Celebration festival set for Sept. 14 on Paradise Green

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From a press release: The Stratford Hispanic Heritage Committee will present its ninth annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration, this year again. This will be part of “Celebrate Stratford 2014″ — a group of various festivals in Stratford. The Latin Music Festival will take place on Sunday, September 14, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be […] [Read More]
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Malloy applauds new fracking ban

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EAST HAVEN – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday joined state officials, lawmakers and environmental advocates to commemorate passage of the state’s three-year moratorium on the handling of waste from hydraulic fracturing in Connecticut while its environmental impact is further researched. The legislation, which has been called one of the strongest in the nation, was […] [Read More]
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Janitor charged with sex assaults

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BRIDGEPORT -A 40-year-old city man faces charges that he sexually assaulted three women at a residential treatment facility where he worked as a janitor. Detective Walberto Cotto Jr. secured arrest warrants charging Rafael Cartagena, of Bridgeport, with three counts of first-degree sexual assault and four counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. In June, police responded to […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport lawyer arrested

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A Bridgeport attorney was arrested today and charged with larceny as a result of a dispute concerning his fee for representing a woman in legal proceedings stemming from a Workers’ Compensation case. LAURENCE PARNOFF, age 72, of 3392 Huntington Road, Stratford, was arrested this morning by Inspectors from the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney […] [Read More]
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UI to beef up storm prediction ability

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ORANGE — United Illuminating plans to use new technology developed by UConn engineers to predict storm damage in greater detail than previously possible. The Damage Prediction Modeling tool harnesses computers and highly detailed models of UI’s electric system in order to make earlier and more accurate projections of the damage a major storm might inflict. […] [Read More]
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Walter J. Sova, of Milford, shows off his classic 1967 Schwinn Twin Deluxe tandem bicycle, one of fourteen Schwinns that he owns, at Silver Sands State Park in Milford  on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

More bike racks coming to Milford, Mayor Blake says

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From a press release: Milford — Mayor Ben Blake is pleased to announce that new bicycle racks will be installed throughout Milford in an effort to enhance our Bike-able City Initiative. While several locations at municipal buildings and beaches have been identified for the installation of new racks, the Mayor is seeking the assistance of […] [Read More]

“Shore Up” program offers structure-lifting loans

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From a press release: MILFORD — “Shore Up CT” is a State program designed to help residential or business property-owners who do not qualify for federal disaster aid to elevate buildings, retrofit properties with additional flood protection, or assist with wind-proofing structures. The program provides gap funding and helps refinance loans associated with property mitigation. […] [Read More]