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Huskies to speak out on “rape culture.”

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  STORRS – Today at 3:30 p.m., University of Connecticut Students are being given the opportunity to speak their minds regarding the Title IX complaints lodged against UConn as well as what some call a “rape culture” on campus. Jose Figueroa, a student activist on campus is calling it “Husky Solidarity Day.” They have a […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, General

Road rage in Monroe leads to Shelton man’s arrest

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A Shelton man found himself under arrest in Monroe accused by Monroe police of tailgating a 54-yaer-old motorist and nearly striking her car with his pickup truck on Monroe Turnpike and then following her home to her house. The victim reported the “road rage” incident to the Monroe Police Department on Sunday morning, and gave […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Courts, Monroe, Shelton, Town

Bridgeport woman has date — with court — on burglary charge today

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Mariah D. Melvin of Park Avenue in Bridgeport is expected to be arraigned today at Superior Court in Bridgeport, on charges of third-degree burglary and criminal mischief in connection with a break-in Tuesday to her boyfriend’s Main Street home. According to the Monroe Police Department, Melvin is accused of breaking into her boyfriend’s place on […] [Read More]
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Announcement due on sale of Army Engine Plant in Stratford

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Officials expect to make an announcement at noon on the sale of the former, sprawling Avco-Lycoming Army Engine Plant to its preferred developer. An announcement is imminent, town officials told reporter John Burgeson. Point Stratford Renewal, a collaboration of at least three separate Connecticut companies, won approval from the General Services Administration to enter into a purchase and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford FD: Halloween safety, change batteries

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Here are some timely graphics posted on the Stratford Fire Department’s Facebook page. [Read More]
Categories: General

State rep. in court

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Prosecutors have dropped domestic violence charges against Fairfield state rep. Brenda Kupchick is in Superior Court this morning . Kupchick was arrested fac regarding a fight with her sister. [Read More]
Categories: General

Band to offer ‘Salute to Veterans’

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We just received this note from the office of Mayor Ben Blake in Milford: MILFORD — The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Steven L. Saunders, will present “A Musical Salute to Our Veterans” on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3:30 p.m. at Milford City Hall, 110 River St. The concert will take place following […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford, Veterans

Boys & Girls Village ‘Shining Star Gala’ set for Nov. 9

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We just received this release from Boys & Girls Village in Milford: Boys & Girls Village will celebrate 70 years of providing services to at-risk children and families at its Shining Star Gala on Saturday, Nov. 9,  from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Trumbull Marriott. The evening’ Steven M. Kant, M.D. president/CEO of Boys […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, General, Milford, New Haven