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New Stratford DTC members listed

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Here’s a list of the new makeup of the Democratic Town Committee of Stratford, as submitted to the Town Clerk’s office: Terry Backer 125 Jefferson Street 06615 203-378-8399 Susan Collier 134 Victoria Lawn 06615 203-375-6542 Jean Collier 891 Prospect Drive 06615 203-378-0910 Ann Coonley 70 Grove Street 06615 203-386-8008 Richard Kennedy 1165 Stratford Road, Unit […] [Read More]

Aerial drone video of Shelton fire ruins

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As the investigation continues into Monday’s four-alarm fire in downtown Shelton, a new image of the fire ruins has emerged. It’s a a video posted on Firegroundimages.com of an airborne drone flying above the ruins. The video was taken on Tuesday, the day after the fire that destroyed a half-block area of businesses and apartments. […] [Read More]
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Driver of stolen car hits Bridgeport house

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A man sitting in a stolen car in Stratford led police on a chase Friday morning that ended when he crashed into the side of a house in Bridgeport. Stratford police Lt. Frank Eannotti said officers from that town had responded to Bruce Avenue near Barnum Avenue after someone called to say they saw their stolen Scion […] [Read More]
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Driver injured in early-morning crash on I-95

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Three vehicles crashed into each other on a snow-slick I-95 in Westport early this morning, and the driver of one vehicle was transported to Norwalk Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Assistant Fire Chief Larry Conklin said that the crash, at 2:51 a.m. on the northbound side of the highway between Exits 18-17 forced the closing […] [Read More]
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International Adoption Agency looking for Host Families

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Cradle of Hope, a Maryland international adoption agency is recruiting families to host older Catholic Colombian orphans during a summer in Fairfield County. The agency will conduct three free informational sessions in the area this month. The first will take place at St. Michael’s Church, 469 North Street, Greenwich from 1-3 p.m. on Jan. 18. […] [Read More]
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New round of non-profit grants

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HARTFORD – The state Office of Policy and Management  is accepting applications for a new round of grants to encourage collaboration and sharing among nonprofit agencies. The Nonprofit Collaboration Incentive Grant Program provides funds for one-time infrastructure costs to consolidate programs and services by collaborating nonprofit organizations. The goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness […] [Read More]
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Milford’s lists snow-related laws

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Police Department is reminding residents and businesses that everyone needs to do their part to make the roadways and sidewalks safer for travel during these unfavorable weather conditions. Below is some information pertaining to snow related matters within the City of Milford. Alternate Side of Street Parking: […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Traffic, weather
Heaping praise on kids, especially those with poor self-esteem, is counterproductive, a study at Ohio State University has found. Photo: Associated Press

Study: Don’t heap on the praise

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We received this interesting news from Ohio State University: COLUMBUS, Ohio – Parents and other adults heap the highest praise on children who are most likely to be hurt by the compliments, a new study finds. Researchers found that adults seem to naturally give more inflated praise to children with low self-esteem. But while children […] [Read More]