Bricks of cocaine. Image courtesy of the U.S. Government.

   Atty. Martin Minnella today called on the State Police to arrest the United Parcel Service driver that carried nearly 250 pounds of raw cocaine to a UPS facility in Windsor.

   “Why arrest one delivery man and not the other?” Minnella said.

NO RESERVATIONS: AN EVENING WITH ANTHONY BOURDAIN
Tuesday, October 25 - 7:30 pm
In this rare, uncensored appearance, Tony (pictured above) will share the fascinating, hysterical, and sometimes shocking stories behind his life, books, travels, and his hit Travel Channel show. Sponsored by Bank of America.
Tickets: $100/ $53/ $43

   Waterbury police officer Mike McKenna has made it to the comedic final four at the Empire City Casino in a "Battle of the Badges Showdown", this Thursday, September 8th.

Chris Donovan, middle of the front row, is pictured above during the recent Waterbury Democratic Convention held at the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Photo by John Murray

   This week, Chris Donovan, Democratic Candidate for Congress in the 5th Congressional District, will host a campaign kick-off announcement tour. Donovan will be visiting five cities in the district over four days, culminating with his announcement and office opening party in Meriden on Friday; he will discuss his plans for the district with a focus on jobs, education, transportation and infrastructure, and Medicare and Social Security.

By John Murray

  A much beloved and highly controversial $40 million Duggan School renovation project is now complete in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Waterbury, and local dignitaries were on-hand August 22 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project came in a year late and four million over budget, largely due to miscalculations about the structural integrity of the original school building, which was an essential part of the renovation plan.

 

  Ingrid Manning recently announced that she will retire as CEO of the Connecticut Community Foundation as of December 31, 2011. Manning joined the Foundation, then the Waterbury Foundation, in 1982 as its first employee and administrator.

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