St. Agnes Church 50th Anniversary

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Two Wounded in Beach Fight

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Two men suffered serious but non-life-threatening wounds in an altercation early Thursday in the Walnut Beach parking lot. One of the men had been involved in an altercation in the same area a few hours earlier, Officer Jeff Nielsen said. The other, a bystander calling 911, was attacked when one of the assailants noticed him. [Read More]
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Edgefield Fire Caused by Cigarette

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The fire that destroyed one house and severely damaged two others was caused by careless smoking, fire officials said Thursday. Assistant Chief Al Zingaro said that the cause of the fire was accidental, and it appeared to have begun on the front porch of 55 Edgefield Avenue. [Read More]
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TV Traffic Reporter Was 'Freelancing'

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Desiree Fontaine, the TV traffic reporter accused of shoplifting from Sears in the Westfield Connecticut Post mall Sunday, told police that she was a freelance reporter working on something β€œon the side.’’ Fontaine, 33, was found in Sears with several items in her possession, including a Hawaiian shirt, a bottle of cologne, two pairs of […] [Read More]
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Getting Close on a DPLU

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A screening committee is conducting interviews this week with 11 candidates for the Director of Permitting and Land Use, and plans to forward the names of three to five finalists to Mayor James L. Richetelli Jr. by Friday. The mayor said he will re-interview the finalists and make his selection for the $95,000 per year […] [Read More]
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Architect for Fire Station To Be Chosen

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An architect will be selected this week for the new East Side Fire Station planned for New Haven Avenue, Chief Louis LaVecchia said. The building committee which includes Fire Commissioner Carmen Corvino is finalizing negotiations for the city to purchase land near the Woodmont United Church of Christ, officials said. The new fire station, when […] [Read More]
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Island View Tenant Allegedly Floods Apartment

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A tenant in a Walnut Beach public housing complex allegedly flooded his apartment, damaging hallways, ceilings and common areas, police said Monday. Arthur Filoski, 50, was observed Saturday morning pouring a large pot of water on his kitchen floor, while water poured into the sink, Officer Jeff Nielsen said. He was charged with first-degree criminal […] [Read More]
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Lauralton Hall Community Outreach

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Lauralton Hall students Stephanie Simko and Julia Hannigan talk about the Lunch Table fundraiser that collected $215 for charity. Sofia Zlock describes volunteering at Laualton Hall’s Summer Academy, which brings inner-city middle schoolers to the Milford campus. [Read More]
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