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Milford Concert Band presents “A Milford Christmas” Dec. 20

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Residents can get into the holiday spirit with members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert, “A Milford Christmas,” at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20 2014. Under the direction of city resident Duane […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Holidays, Milford, Music
A scene from the 2013 Walnut Beach Christmas festivities.

Walnut Beach Christmas festivities set for Dec. 18th

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From a press release: MILFORD — Walnut Beach will host a very special Third Thursday Art Stroll this month. Please join us at 5:30 PM to hear our talented local Boys and Girls Club perform Holiday Carols under the Walnut Beach archway in our “Town Green.” Santa will be stopping by for our Christmas tree […] [Read More]
Categories: Folk Art, Holidays, Milford, Music

Sale on Milford 375th anniversary mugs, T-shirts, etc.

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From a press release: Milford — In keeping with the holiday spirit and to thank the Milford public for its support throughout the year-long anniversary celebration, the 375th Milford Anniversary Committee will hold a special Holiday Sale featuring Milford commemorative souvenirs and merchandise on Saturday, December 13th at the Milford Public Library Community Room, New […] [Read More]
Categories: historic, Milford
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Emergency crews in Shelton remove man’s hand stuck in machine

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SHELTON – Firefighters rescued a man whose hand got caught inside a cardboard baler machine at a local Stop and Shop early Tuesday morning. Crews from the Echo Hose Fire Company responded to the Stop and Shop on Bridgeport Avenue at 6:30 a.m. after they received reports of an industrial accident, according to a press release. […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Missing Trumbull man found safe

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According to Trumbull police, a 60-year-old town resident who had been missing since Nov. 29 has been found. “He was located in (Mount Sinai) Beth Israel Hospital in New York City,” said Deputy Police Chief Michael Harry. A Silver Alert had been issued for Gary Hubina after he went missing from his Edison Road neighborhood. […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Greg Gaillard, whose resignation as Derby High principal, was announced on Wednesday. CT Post/Christian Abraham

Derby High School principal resigns

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DERBY — Greg Gaillard, principal of Derby High School, has resigned for “personal reasons,” a statement on the school’s web site says. Gaillard resigned on Monday and an interim team was named Wednesday to fill the vacancy. “The interim administration team beginning Wednesday, December 10, will be Mr. Pascale, Acting Principal, and Deb Almonte and […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police investigate store robbery

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BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday at a grocery store on Roosevelt Street. The employees stated that two suspects entered Los Primos, at 64 Roosevelt St.,  just before 1 p.m., brandished a weapon and demanded money. The suspects fled with an undetermined amount of cash. No one was injured in […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Trumbull Police Detective Robert Coppola, president of the union, gives Police Chief Thomas Kiely a plaque in appreciation for 40 years of service.

Trumbull chief bids farewell

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  At his last Police Commission meeting before his retirement, Police Chief Thomas Kiely, who is leaving the Trumbull Police Department this month, called his time serving the town “a great ride.” “It’s been one hell of a career,” Kiely told the members of the commission and several department officials in attendance. “I’ve been blessed […] [Read More]
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