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Rep. Kim Rose looking for victims of shoddy home improvements

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MILFORD — Herself a victim of a slipshod home improvement job, State Rep. Kim Rose, D-Milford, is asking those who are similarly situated to trek up to Hartford on Thursday, Feb. 21, so they can tell their story of woe to the Legislature. Rose is pushing for a bill that would require contractors to demonstrate […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Song proceeds to benefit funds created in memory of Sandy Hook victim

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“Light My Sky,” a song written by the New York City based acoustic pop duo Raycee & Mills for victims of the Sandy Hook shooting will be performed Tuesday on The Marie Show, which airs at noon on the Hallmark Channel. The song was written by Rachel Ulreich, part of the duo, and her partner Mark Sanderlin, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Milford’s ‘Rent-a-Kid’ program under way

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MILFORD — The Dept. of Youth and Family Services is running its “Rent-a-Kid” program again, which it has conducted for more than 20 years now. The program connects Milford Residents with youth between the ages of 12 to 17 seeking temporary, part-time jobs such as yard work, mowing lawns, gardening, raking leaves, computer help and babysitting, […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

Restaurateur/Bpt. Dem Chair Testa trying again to change master plan

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For the past five years Mario Testa, the city’s Democratic Party chief, has been trying to alter the zoning around his Madison Avenue restaurant, Testo’s. And he’s taking another shot at the Feb. 25 meeting of the Zoning Commission. The agenda was released Thursday. 1773, 1843 & 1849 Madison Ave. – Petition of 1775 Madison […] [Read More]
Categories: General

GOP chair on Finch’s Nemo cleanup: Dem-controlled Bridgeport, you’ve been snowed!!!

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Bridgeport Republican Chairman John Slater is trying to kick up a few waves in the city’s Sea of Democratic Tranquility. Slater has pledged either he or another member of the GOP will be attending meetings of the all-Democrat City Council. And today Slater issued a critique of Democratic Mayor Bill Finch’s response to Nemo, the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Facebook group calls for Finch’s resignation

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BRIDGEPORT — Nemo has made Mayor Bill Finch a very unpopular man. Nearly a week after Blizzard Nemo dumped 30 inches of snow in the city — and more in nearby towns — Bridgeport is still digging its way out. In response to the city’s delay in clearing streets, someone has started a Facebook group […] [Read More]
Categories: General

DOT has traffic apps, but many disclaimers too

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The state Department of Transportation is offering a series of apps as a way to check rail and highway advisories on  smartphones. The apps have traffic advisories and access to traffic cameras and quick links to Metro-North and Amtrak rail services. They also include scheduling and fare information, bus schedules and route, information about public […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Volunteers needed to shovel out Milford

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All able-bodied men and women willing to volunteer to shovel are asked to meet Friday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m., behind the Milford Public Library at the Fowler Field parking lot with their shovels.

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Categories: General, Milford