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‘Dick Van Dyke’ & ‘Seinfeld’ Writers to discuss their craft at UNH Nov.15

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WEST HAVEN, CONN — Two men responsible for making people laugh for decades, writing some of the most beloved situation comedies in American history, will share a conversation on the University of New Haven stage Nov. 15. The UNH Theater Department will host a conversation between Bill Persky, a five-time Emmy Award-winning writer, who co-created […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, New Haven

Bridgeport man stabbed several times

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A man was stabbed about 8 times Friday morning, in a low building behind and associated with 2445 Main Street. Blood-soaked towels could be seen on the floor of the large room, next to a pair of sandals. A woman at the three-story brick building on Main Street said the site of the stabbing was […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Nov. public hearing set for Stratford’s Conservation & Development Plan

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The Planning Commission has scheduled two public hearings on the Plan of Conservation and Development – a general public hearing on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 and a second hearing to adopt the Plan on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Individuals can speak at one of these public hearings or submit written comments. [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Gov Malloy is up and out early… and late

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At this hour, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is speaking at Archbishop of Hartford Henry J. Mansell’s annual Columbus Day Breakfast in New Haven, benefitting the Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools. The event is in Anthony’s Ocean View on Lighthouse Road. Tonight, he’ll speak  at the retirement dinner of State Supreme Court Senior Associate […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Probate Court website adds case-lookup function

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Internet users who visit the newly revised website of the state Probate Court system, www.ctprobate.gov, will find it updated with a searchable database of non-confidential probate matters. Probate forms can also be downloaded or filled out online. The Probate Court Rules of Procedure and user guides are available to help people understand the court process, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Police searching for Naugatuck man

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The search is on in Naugatuck for a local man who police say hasn’t contacted his family in more than a month. Police say that 46-year-old Chad Cookson last spoke to his son by phone on Aug. 22. The son told police that Cookson had been caring for his mother.  The son said that Cookson […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Coast Guard continues search for distressed vessel

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The Coast Guard received a report of a vessel in distress in southern Connecticut on Thursday, but it had not been found Thursday night. The first reports were of a vessel taking on water around 4:30 p.m. in the Housatonic River near Shelton. Local firefighters responded and found an overturned paddle boat, but it had […] [Read More]
Categories: Coast Guard

UNH prof hopes ‘Gravity’ will get people thinking about this mysterious force

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We received this note from the University of New Haven: WEST HAVEN, CONN. — Deep space is something that physics professor Nikodem Poplawski spends a great deal of time thinking about. So he’s not at all surprised that the film “Gravity” has broken box office records. Alfonso Cuarón’s film, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, […] [Read More]