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The Town of East Haddam will hold a public information forum in the Nathan Hale-Ray High School Auditorium to respond to resident questions regarding the Center for Community Agriculture. The agricultural economic development municipal project on town-owned land, previously owned by the Harris family, received $431,200 in STEAP grant funding in 2013.
Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theatre is undergoing renovations, so its latest show is taking place at Marisa's Ristorante, 6540 Main St. in Trumbull on Saturday, Sept. 20. It's a fundraising preview of Steve Scionti's one-man show, "Hear What's in the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale."
Police report the crash happened at about 10:11 a.m. Sunday morning, when a 48-year-old male motorcycle rider was hit by a 2013 Honda Civic on Church Hill Road at the intersection of Quality Street in Trumbull. Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact the Trumbull Police Department at 261-3665.
It has beige shingles, a nondescript white door and the prototypical suburban lawn common in the residential Stony Hill neighborhood a stone's throw from Interstate 84. And the living room has been converted into what looks like the waiting room of a doctor's office, decorated with X-ray photos of marijuana plants and a sign that reads, "Every little thing is going to be alright." It's the Compassionate Care Center of Connecticut, Fairfield County's first -- and only -- medical marijuana dispensary.
Still in court with a local company over several botched sewer projects, the town has passed an ordinance that would allow it to ban contractors with a history of "unsatisfactory" work. Three years after enacting a comprehensive purchasing ordinance, the Town Council recently unanimously voted to further strengthen its procedures by approving a so-called "bad boy ordinance."
This is a "safety fair" event on September 13th at Westfield Trumbull with the opportunity to learn about the safety resources available to you. There will be a variety of safety informational areas as well as an array of equipment and emergency vehicles.
State Rep. Tony Hwang joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, state officials and environmental advocates to commemorate the passage of a new state law that enacts a three-year moratorium on the handling of waste from hydraulic fracturing in Connecticut. The legislation, which has been called one of the strongest in the nation, was approved by the General Assembly with strong bipartisan support and supported by grassroots advocacy across the state.
The State Elections Enforcement Commission is investigating whether town Republicans violated state election law when they accepted contributions from a local construction company. In a complaint filed by Lisa Labella , secretary of the town's Democratic Town Committee , she also infers that the company, Milford-based Bismark Construction, received a $200,000 no-bid contract last year because of the contributions given to both First Selectman Tim Herbst's past campaign and the town's Republican Town Committee .
Press release: September 12, 2014 - - First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and Police Chief Thomas Kiely on Friday offered comment on a recent ranking by the real estate website www.movoto.com , ranking Trumbull as the fourth safest community in Connecticut. The real estate website indicated that "Trumbull ranked well in [their] analysis, primarily for its incredibly low" number of violent crimes.
Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this exciting series we've kicked off at Patch - to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.
A group of Cub Scouts from the North Stratfield neighborhood has donated 400 children's books and three cartons of toiletries to a safehouse in Bridgeport for adults and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. Webelos Pack 95 collected the goods and donated them to the Center for Family Justice, the center said.
Connecticut joined the national conversation about racial profiling Thursday by releasing the largest database ever assembled in the state on the frequency of minority drivers being stopped by police. The raw data submitted by Connecticut's 106 police agencies reveals disparities statewide and in many communities between the proportion of blacks and Hispanics in the population and the proportion of traffic stops of black and Hispanic drivers.
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