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A national tour to raise awareness for missing persons will make a stop in Naugatuck Sunday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gazebo on Meadow Street. Among the missing Connecticut persons organizers will focus on are Billy Smolinski, Mary Badaracco and Carmella Gutierrez.
Fairfield firefighters revived two adult cats found unconscious inside a flame-engulfed home on Fairfield Woods Road Thursday evening. Firefighters revived the cats with oxygen masks made specifically for pets, according to the fire department. The cats had lost consciousness due to smoke inhalation. The fire started in the master bedroom around 5:10 p.m., according to Read More
The Stratford Fire Department rescued two soaked passengers from a sinking bowrider motor boat in the waters near the Stratford Lighthouse Thursday night. The Fire Department responded to a call from a distressed boat in Long Island Sound at about 9:22 p.m., according to Stratford Police. When firemen arrived on the scene, the boat was almost completely submerged in the Read More
NEW HAVEN (AP) — Police at Southern Connecticut State University are looking for suspects after a swastika and racial epithet were found written on bulletin boards in a campus building. University officials say a custodian found the offensive symbols recently in Engleman Hall, a classroom and office building. Interim SCSU President Stanley Battle said in Read More
It’s Thursday night, which means you can listen to music and enjoy the great summer weather at McLevy Green in downtown Bridgeport. The Durkins are playing tonight. It’s free, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Community Theatre in Fairfield tonight at 7 p.m. is offering a free showing of the 1989 championship Little League World Series game won by Trumbull. Here’s part of the news release sent out by the theatre’s Leo Redgate: My friends at ESPN really pulled some strings and agreed to go back into the vault Read More
Steven Auerbach, the Glendale Avenue resident who complained about the unkempt property across the street, reports the lawn has finally been mowed and the windows have been closed. The garbage is still there but I’m assuming that will be taken out when the Sacred Heart students arrive for the year, which should be any day Read More
NEW HAVEN — Douglas Perlitz, the Fairfield University graduate honored for creating a program in Haiti to help clothe, feed and school homeless boys, will plead guilty today in federal court to at least one charge involving the sexual abuse of a minor boy. Perlitz, 40, formerly of Bridgeport and Fairfield, received funding from the Read More