Milford

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Connecticut Democratic State Senator Gayle Slossberg of Milford announced on Friday that she won’t be seeking another term in office. She recently recused herself from voting on Andrew McDonald, Governor Dannel Malloy’s nominee to be Connecticut’s next chief justice.

Slossberg is a centrist Democrat who’s in her seventh two-year term in the State Senate. She says she’s not seeking another term in office for personal reasons. In recent years, Slossberg sided with Republicans on some key votes including a controversial union concession deal and last year’s state budget.

Melanie Stengel / The Hartford Courant via AP

A judge has sentenced a Connecticut teenager to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate before their school’s junior prom.

Craig LeMoult

  4/27/14 Update on suspect:

A teenaged boy charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation where he will likely remain for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.

The name of the 16-year-old suspect was not officially released.

Marking 100th birthday with a swim for charity

Sep 24, 2013
Alison Freeland

On an ordinary recent Friday at the Woodruff Family YMCA in Milford, Connecticut, Margaret Wachs got in the pool to swim 10 laps.  What was extraordinary was that it was her 100th birthday. 

Ebong Udoma

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy says the state will begin collecting applications for federal Superstorm Sandy assistance no later than Sept 1. The governor visited a beach in Milford and a public housing complex in Norwalk damaged by the storm with US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan on Monday.

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