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Nearly everything at the natural playground at Leonard Schine Preserve was made with materials found in the woods.

Aspetuck Land Trust has 2 new family study-play programs

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From a press release: Outdoor playtime for children and learning from nature will be the focus of two new family programs beginning this spring. They are free and open to the public at the Aspetuck Land Trust’s 20 acre Leonard Schine Preserve in Westport. Starting Saturday April 18 at 8 am and continuing thereafter, families […] [Read More]
A scene from the 2014 festival.

Robin Hood Festival relocating to North Haven

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From a press release: NORTH HAVEN – The Robin Hood Springtime Festival is relocating their annual event from Guilford to the North Haven Fairgrounds to create new opportunities for the festival. The regional event will still begin on the planned date of May 23 and will run every Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday through […] [Read More]
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Author Pamela Walton at the Milford Library Monday

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From a press release: Pamela Walton, author of “Light Travel : Lessons from the Field” will visit the Milford Library on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. This is the second book is her series “Life Lessons.” Walton has been a Christian Minister for many years. She came to Connecticut as an evangelist, arriving in […] [Read More]
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School bus fire in Bridgeport Thursday

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BRIDGEPORT – A school bus dropping off children from school caught fire Thursday afternoon, luckily no one was injured. Firefighters were called to the area of Red Oak Road near Memory Lane for a full length school bus that caught fire around 3:30 p.m., according to City spokesman Bill Kaempffer. The driver of the bus […] [Read More]
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Businessman accused of tussling with cab driver

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STRATFORD – A Branford business man was arrested after police said he got into a tussle with his cab driver on the way home from New York City. State Police said Robert Reed, 48, accused the cabbie of going the wrong way and grabbed the steering wheel from him while they were driving on the […] [Read More]
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Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend

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BRIDGEPORT – A city man pleaded guilty Thursday to fatally stabbing his girlfriend after learning she was married. Alejandro “Macho” Velez, 37, pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin to one count of murder. He faces a 30-year prison term when he is sentenced May 29. Only recently released from prison, Velez allegedly killed […] [Read More]
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Woman charged after receiving big and illegal markdown in Milford Target

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MILFORD – A West Haven woman was arrested earlier this week after she allegedly came upon a big, and illegal, markdown at a local target. Shneil Myers, 20 of West Haven was arrested Monday on a warrant after police being an investigation into an employee theft, according to a press release from the Milford Police […] [Read More]
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Saudi student charged with threatening to kill police

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BRIDGEPORT – A college student from Saudi Arabia threatened to shoot officers after going on a drunken rampage for his birthday, police said. “If I had a gun I would shoot you in the head, I will kill you,” police said Ferasahmed Al Gabri shouted at them as they took him into custody at a […] [Read More]
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