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Shelton school becomes Belden Cultural Center

SHELTON - The gavel that once opened legislative sessions lies quietly on the desk. The wooden, red leather cushioned chair from his Hartford office now sits empty. Maybe, in the opinion of some, there's been no one big enough to fill it since Richard O. Belden, who served Shelton for 32 years as it

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-23 17:16:39

Cops: Shelton man trying to sleep, shot pellets at landscapers

SHELTON - A Shelton man, who police say was trying to sleep, fired several pellet gun shots at landscapers that he claimed were making too much noise. The incident happened around 10 a.m. Thursday when the Shelton Police Department responded to Tuckahoe Drive for a report of people being shot with a

WESTPORT NEWS - 2017-09-22 13:52:42

Shelton Man Accused of Shooting Neighbor's Landscapers With Pellet Gun Over Noise

Shelton Police A Shelton man is accused of shooting his neighbor's landscapers with a pellet gun because he thought they were too noisy when he was trying to sleep, according to police. Police responded to Tuckahoe Drive around 10 a.m. Thursday after receiving reports that people had been shot with

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-22 13:15:17

Shelton Man Shot Landscapers With Pellet Gun: PD

SHELTON, CT - A Shelton man was arrested after he shot his neighbor's landscapers with a pellet gun so he could get some more shut eye, according to police. Police responded to Tuckahoe Drive 10 a.m. Thursday. Workers showed officers their injuries and said a man with no shirt and a rifle was in the

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:51:53

Shelton girls swim past West Haven

Shelton High defeated West Haven, 97-71, in an SCC girls meet on Thursday afternoon at West Haven High. The win brings Shelton's record to 4-0 and sets up a meet on Monday with fellow unbeaten Lauralton Hall at 4 p.m. at Shelton Community Center Pool. 200 Medley Relay: 1) Shelton (Bretan, Dobosz, P

SHELTONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 19:50:15

Drug Dealer Arrested After Crash, Foot Pursuit: Stratford Police

The suspect, who was on parole for selling drugs, was found to be in the possession of large amounts of cocaine and heroin, police said. STRATFORD, CT - A suspected drug dealer from Stratford was arrested after crashing his vehicle while fleeing from police on Thursday. Robert Heyward, 35, ran from

PATCH - 2017-09-22 20:57:30

Well-known Bridgeport city staffer fired

Updated 2:53 pm, Friday, September 22, 2017 BRIDGEPORT - She was, on paper, defined as a seasonal employee with a three month job working for the city's Lighthouse after school youth program. Allegedly Lisa Miro worked all four seasons and then some as an acting program manager, but did not receiv

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-22 14:53:18

Bridgeport proposes changes to local booze law

BRIDGEPORT - Zoning Attorney Chuck Willinger made a bold claim. "Of the entire United States, Bridgeport has the most restrictive liquor regulations," he said in an interview Friday. Well, at least the strictest in Connecticut. That is according to an analysis by Lynn Haig, Bridgeport's director of


Trump card: could the president help bring a casino to Bridgeport?

Joe Ganim may have a familiar ace up his sleeve in his elusive quest for a casino in Connecticut's largest city - Donald Trump. It's been two decades since Bridgeport's mayor cozied up to Trump on a casino project in the Park City, only to have their grand plans dashed by the rival powers of the Mas

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-23 04:55:22

Club to hold poker run, pig roast

Iron Law New Milford, a law enforcement motorcycle club that supports local charities, will hold its third annual poker run, pig roast, and bike and car show Sept. 23. The poker run will begin at 9 a.m., while the pig roast will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at the VFW Post on Avery Road. Offerings will incl

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-23 04:48:03

Ousatonic Fish & Game slates dinner

Ousatonic Fish & Game will hold its outdoor game dinner and BBQ Sept. 24 in New Milford. The event will run from noon to 5 p.m. at Harrybrooke Park off Still River Drive. In addition to a meal of venison, goose, pheasant, chili, fish and more, a raffle and horseshoes will be offered. The cost is $20

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-23 04:48:01

In Ansonia, talks break down on deal for new police station property

In Ansonia, talks break down on deal for new police station property ANSONIA - What appeared to be a done deal this summer for a downtown police station and senior citizen center now seems headed to court. And Corporation Council John P Marini said there is a good chance the city may seek to take bo

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-23 17:52:29

New Milford's repurposed Pettibone building gets grand opening

NEW MILFORD-Surrounded by his family and town employees who have already started moving in to the building, Mayor David Gronbach ceremoniously cut the ribbon Saturday on the result of one of his campaign promises, the John Pettibone Community Center. "It really took a village to get to this point,"

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-23 22:27:58

Film festival to kick off in New Milford

The Greater New Milford Film Festival will take place Sunday through Sept. 30 in New Milford. Events will include, on Sunday, Sept. 24, a free screening of "The Last Train to Pittsfield," at 3 p.m. at Bank Street Theater on Bank Street with state Rep. Billy Buckbee, who will discuss the possibility

NEWMILFORDSPECTRUM.COM - 2017-09-23 04:47:57

Quassy to Host Special Day

OXFORD - Quassy Amusement Park will host a special entrance price of $5 for Oxford residents and families from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. Parking is separate and $7 per car. Residents will need a valid driver's license verifying they live in Oxford. Rides and

PRIMEPUBLISHERS.COM - 2017-09-23 10:00:00

Police: Couple dies of injuries from mobile home explosion

CLINTON, Conn. (AP) - Police say a mobile home explosion has left a married couple dead in Connecticut. Clinton police say Candace Hinkley died Saturday at Bridgeport Hospital as a result of injuries she sustained in the Thursday explosion. Her husband, 64-year-old Leo Hinkley, died of injuries at t

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-23 22:08:08

City Council, mayor present local poet with honorary citations

BRIDGEPORT - City resident and published poet Gissel Grizzle was given a citation by the City Council and from the mayor's office at the latest City Council meeting. "I was completely shocked," Grizzle said. "I was just trying to figure out what kind of trouble I got into ... and how much it was goi

REGISTER CITIZEN - 2017-09-22 23:59:11

Ganim snubs, then honors, construction unions

Published 12:00 am, Saturday, September 23, 2017 BRIDGEPORT - Construction unions want work from Mayor Joe Ganim on the shuttered downtown theaters and hotel that his administration is aggressively trying to renovate and reopen. For now they will have to settle for an "appreciation lunch." Ganim's

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-23 00:00:25

Letter: Rehab program was worth doing

To the editor, I participated in the rehab program in Beacon Falls administered by Lisa Low Associates in 2015 and was able to get many upgrades to my home with new energy-efficient windows, electrical upgrades, a new garage door and new front steps without burdening my fixed income with a hefty loa

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 09:02:23

Beacon Falls Library piloting Hoopla

BEACON FALLS - The Beacon Falls Library is piloting a new service this month that allows patrons to download comics, music, television shows and movies in addition to eBooks and audio books. Multiple people can check out the same items at the same time from Hoopla, with no holds or waiting periods.

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 08:59:09