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Fall Hike at Ansonia Nature Center today

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ANSONIA-Put down the remote control, get off the couch and enjoy the brisk fall weather and colorful leaves in hiking the trails at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road. The hike is free but participants are asked to register by calling 203-736-1053. [Read More]

Bingo tonight at Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul

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ANSONIA-Bingo will be the call beginning at 6:45 p.m. tonight in the church hall of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church on Howard Avenue. Profits from the game are used to support the church. [Read More]
Experts say that Halloween costumes should not interfere with the child's ability to see, nor present a tripping hazard.

On Halloween night, it’s safety first

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We received this timely note from the Milford Police Dept.: The Milford Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is offering the following tips to help prevent accidents and incidents of crime during the Halloween time of year. Halloween night has increasingly become more of a child safety concern. Developments such as foreign objects found in treats, […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Health
Original poster designs by Jim Duffy for the Square One Theatre Company will on display at the Stratford Library throughout the month of November.  The theatre is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary in Stratford.

Square One celebrating 25 years in Stratford

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From a press announcement: “Square One Theatre at 25!” is the November art exhibit at the Stratford Library. Original poster designs and production photos from the Stratford theatre’s 25 year history will be on display throughout the month. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Since 1990, the Square One Theatre has been […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Features, Stratford, Theatre

Bridgeport Police looking for man who robbed cellphone store

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BRIDGEPORT – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who broke into a cellphone store on Wednesday, only to return and steal more goods hours later. The incident occurred on Wednesday Oct. 22, when Express Mobile on East Main Street was broken into by a man overnight, according to a press […] [Read More]
Categories: General

MADD Fundraising Fairfield Walk Saturday

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FAIRFIELD-Walk Like MADD, the annual 5k fund-raising walk for Mothers Against Drunk Driving will begin Saturday at 10 a.m. at Fairfield Ludlowe High School, 785 Unquowa Road. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Every step and dollar raised will be used to support MADD’s Connecticut initiatives which include ignition overlocks for drunk drivers; sobriety checkpoint and […] [Read More]

Jury awards $900,000 to Trumbull girl hit with tennis ball

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BRIDGEPORT – A 14-year-old Trumbull girl who was struck in the head with a tennis ball during gym class seven years ago was awarded nearly $900,000 by a Superior Court jury. The jury deliberated three days before finding the Trumbull Board of Education and specifically phys ed teacher Melindya Mickool, were negligent for allowing Kristen […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Confession in cold case played for jury

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BRIDGEPORT – After two hours of verbal prodding Leonard Jackson finally admitted he strangled Estella “Stella” Brantley 32 years ago. “Ok, I did it, I did it, I did it,” Jackson finally exclaimed at the end of an interview with police detectives Heitor Teixeira and Robert Winkler. The recording of the interviewed was played Friday […] [Read More]
Categories: General