Archive for November, 2008

No, not Santa… Ex-chief leads student residency dragnet By RICHARD WEIZEL Staff writer Updated: 11/25/2008 10:41:19 PM EST STRATFORD — Retired Police Chief Michael Imbro has been hired by the Board of Education to revamp and upgrade the school district’s aggressive program cracking down on out-of-town students from attending town schools. Imbro, 63, who retired […]

It’s that time again. Miron needs more money. A fund raiser for his re-election will be held at Biagio’s Osteria in Ryder’s Lane, Stratford. The price? $375 per person. No checks! Those can be traced. Just make your donation in small unmarked bills (making sure the serial numbers are not in sequence). Place your “donation” […]

Flower Power!


Cops: Florist was no shrinking violet By DANIEL TEPFER Staff writer Updated: 11/21/2008 11:17:00 PM EST STRATFORD — An elderly florist should have tried saying it with flowers. Instead, Edward Dillon, 70, was arrested after police said he punched an officer during a dispute over parking. Dillon, the owner of Dillon’s Florist Shop on Main […]

Stratford employee to get back job By RICHARD WEIZEL Staff writer Updated: 11/19/2008 02:32:34 PM EST STRATFORD — Leaders of the municipal supervisors’ union are hailing a state Department of Labor decision ordering the town to restore Rosalyn Dupuis to her job as the assistant assessor, saying the order further proves their claims of “union […]

Cops: Man killed skunk with golf club Updated: 11/18/2008 11:42:47 PM EST STRATFORD — The groundskeeper at the Mill River Country Club has been arrested after police said he beat a skunk to death with a golf club. Kadeem Palmer, 19, of Tomlinson Place, was charged Tuesday with cruelty to animals. He was released on […]

Runaway Runway


Looking for answers about airport Connecticut Post Staff Article Last Updated: 11/10/2008 05:15:30 PM EST The Sikorsky Memorial Airport Advisory Committee has completed its third and final meeting regarding the expansion of the airport runways. I attended the meeting and it was an eye-opener, to say the least. The advisory committee won’t use the word […]

Arts panel calls for theater plan By RICHARD WEIZEL Staff writer Article Last Updated: 11/16/2008 11:38:00 PM EST STRATFORD — Another player has entered the continuing drama over efforts to reopen the Shakespeare Theater. With a developer seeking an additional $600,000 to renovate the long-shuttered theater — which would raise the total cost of the […]

This may be a bit premature, but I thought it might be as good a time as any. I’d like to take credit, but Pat Sperling came up with it first. This is a space to debate the upcoming mayoral election season (probably sometime in January 09). Who should run? What should their agenda be? […]

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For those of you who don’t remember, Mayor Moron fired 6 members of the Town Of Stratford’s Surpervisor’s Union including it’s president and vice president. He then hired a consultant to conduct a punitive audit of the union president’s previous 25+ years of work. He then held a press conference declaring that there were handwritten […]