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West Haven & Milford haul long-stranded dumpster out of Oyster River marsh

The rusty old dumpster had been sitting out in the salt marsh along the bank on the West Haven side of the Oyster River for five years since Superstorm Sandy struck in late October 2012. Until Tuesday. Across the river on Grove Street in Milford's Woodmont borough, Bill and Susan Arcovitch had done

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-19 18:58:51

West Haven Man Told Victim He'd Kill Him If He Ever 'Touched His Daughter Again': Milford Police

MILFORD, CT - A West Haven man is accused of telling a male victim that if he ever "touched his daughter again he would kill him," despite the fact that the victim and the accused's daughter have a child together, police said. On Sept. 16, Milford police took custody of Timothy Durkin, 60, of Park

PATCH - 2017-09-18 17:13:03

Maren Sanchez Home Foundation sponsors self-defense class in West Haven

WEST HAVEN >> Thirty females ages 10 through adult learned Sunday how to temporarily blind an attacker, cut off their air supply and more as part of a self-defense class sponsored by the Maren Sanchez Home Foundation, the organization in memory of Maren Sanchez, a popular junior at Jonathan Law High

CONNECTICUT POST - 2017-09-17 21:24:12

Silver Alert Issued For Teen, 13, Missing From West Haven

WEST HAVEN, CT - A Silver Alert has been issued for Omaira Bermudez, 13, who was reported missing from West Haven on Sunday, Sept. 17. Bermudez has black hair and brown eyes. She is 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighs 240 pounds. No description was available for the last clothes she was seen wearing an

PATCH - 2017-09-18 02:53:52

Central Mexico earthquake kills dozens, topples buildings

Dozens were killed in a powerful earthquake Tuesday that rocked Mexico City and surrounding states. The earthquake toppled buildings, sent rescue workers digging through rubble and knocked out power to millions. At least 57 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said. Forty-two peopl

BRANFORDSEVEN.COM - 2017-09-19 22:04:50

New high-end nightclub opens in New Haven

New Haven's night scene has a new addition after the Aug. 25 opening of Vanity Bar, a high-end nightclub, restaurant and event space. Local entrepreneur John Mocadlo recently opened the space with his partner, Greg Maloney, on 144 Temple St., one block off the New Haven Green. The building formerly

YALE DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Harp Bets On Casino Jobs

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp went to Bridgeport Monday to place an early bet. She joined Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim at a press conference to announce - and support - a plan by MGM Resorts International to build a waterfront casino in the Park City. Harp told the Independent later that the casino would

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 16:20:14

Poll: Bridgeport fairly fit; New Haven not so much

Nearly 54 percent of Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk residents exercise regularly, making it neither one of the fittest nor least fit communities in the country. The New Haven-Milford area is a different story, as just 48.7 percent of its residents work out regularly, making it one of the 25 least exerc

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:43:32

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Time was when renting an apartment in one of this college town's funky triple-deckers or two-family homes wouldn't cost an arm and a leg. Now, renting in Cambridge can feel like that - something critics say is made tougher by short-term rental websites like Airbnb, through wh

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 05:19:46

Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez due in church for 'River of Love' concert

Take me to church, Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez. And then, take me to the river. The renowned rocking R&B songstress and her group will be playing a "Music for Music" series concert at New Haven's Trinity Church On The Green Friday called "River of Love." And as a church release puts it, the co

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 04:37:34

Police: Man drove stolen vehicle with toddler inside

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut have arrested a man they say was driving a stolen vehicle with his toddler son inside. Police say 21-year-old Gamalier Estrada III, of New Haven, also drove the vehicle in reverse at a "reckless rate of speed" and almost struck an officer in an attempt to e

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 13:10:04

Drew Anthony brings his Dean Martin tribute show to Shubert Perform

"Everybody loves somebody sometime ..." Listening to the guy on the other end of the phone as he crooned a few bars from that sensationally popular 1965 Dean Martin tune brought back a tsunami of memories of my dad, who played the singer's albums over and over - until we all knew all the lyrics of a

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-20 04:37:55

Colleges push back against state budget

DANIELSON - The Board of Regents for Higher Education has adopted a spending plan that assumes the state will not end up with the budget approved by the General Assembly over the weekend. Instead, meeting at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Tuesday, the panel which oversees four state universit


State budget impasse putting pressure on Connecticut cities and towns

(WTNH) - The state finds itself in incredibly difficult financial times. Cut the budget, raise taxes, we've all heard the story. But with the General Assembly approving the budget and the Governor promising a veto, caught in the middle of the stalemate are the cities and towns of Connecticut. "My as

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-20 02:18:57

Corp Counsel Takes Over Casanova Probe

An internal investigation into an embattled number-two cop has moved to City Hall, as the cop has gone off on medical leave. Those are the latest developments in the saga of Assistant Chief Luiz Casanova, who in the past year has been both a finalist for the chief's job and a figure in controversie

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 01:02:30

Police: Driver Leads Chase With Toddler In Car

A man driving a stolen vehicle led officers on a chase while his 2-year-old son was in the car, police said. Gamalier Estrada III, 21, of New Haven, was charged with third-degree larceny, risk of injury to a minor, first-degree reckless endangerment, interfering with a police officer, engaging offic

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 01:00:00

City Readies New Tools For Superstorms

Hurricane Jose didn't end up hammering New Haven. But the city was ready with new 4,000-pound "bulk bags" just in case. Chances are, the bags will be put into use soon when a different superstorm decides to sweep through the city and cause streets to flood. In an interview, City Engineer Giovanni Z

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 23:09:57

Shifting school populations drive funding debate

While student enrollment in Connecticut's urban school districts like Stamford is on the rise, the vast majority of suburban and rural districts are seeing sharp declines, according to a Hearst Connecticut Media analysis. Stamford enrollment rose to 15,946 students during the 2015-16 school year fro

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:39:08

Only Surgeon in N.E. Who Performs Comprehensive Robotic HPB Surgery Joins St. Vincent's

BRIDGEPORT, CT - St. Vincent's Medical Center has announced that Imran Siddiqui, MD, FACS, recently joined the Lebo-DeSantie Center for Liver and Pancreatic Disease surgical team. Specializing in Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) Surgery, Dr. Siddiqui is one of the few surgeons in the country - and the

HAMLETHUB.COM - 2017-09-19 21:18:00

Jewish families grow closer to their culture through monthly PJ Library books

WOODBRIDGE - A little bit of Jewish culture and tradition arrives each month at the New Haven home of Jennifer Gelband and Jeff Darling, one book each for 4-year-old Harry and 2-year-old Roxanne. The free books from PJ Library help families like theirs to instill their Jewish heritage in their child

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-19 19:05:00