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Aug 292014
 
Metal Fragment Contamination Concern Causes Dog Food Recall

Mars Petcare announced a voluntary recall this week for a small number of their Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dog food packages. The recall is limited to 22 bags that were sold in Dollar General Stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, between the dates of August 18-25. The affected bags were scheduled for recall after [Read The Full Story]

Aug 292014
 
Orange Police To Crack Down On Texting While Driving

The Orange Police Department along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office, today announced the kick-off of an Anti-Texting Enforcement Project, as part of the “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” campaign. This effort by state and local police will enforce Connecticut’s tough law that prohibits motorists from texting and/or using hand-held cell [Read The Full Story]

Aug 292014
 
September 2014 is AARP Month at the Zoo

The Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, offers special deals for AARP members. Here are the deals for September this month only (must show current AARP card): Free admission every Friday this month for AARP members and 15% discount for up to 3 of their guests. Friday, Sept. 5 — Ticket for either one (1) [Read The Full Story]

Aug 292014
 
OPA! 34th Annual Odyssey Greek Festival begins at noon

St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, will host its 34th annual Odyssey Greek Festival, Labor Day Weekend, Aug 29, 30, 31, Sep 1, 2014 The grounds will be open from 12 to 10 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 12 to 8 p.m. on Labor Day (Monday) Parking and admission are always free. [Read The Full Story]

Aug 282014
 
Buying or Selling A Home? 10 Things You Should Know — #1

I know someone who’s been trying to sell her home for nearly a year. The place is gorgeous on a beautiful property in a great neighborhood, so, why isn’t it selling? It could be the price, or the fact that there are other beautiful homes in the area that also are on the market. This [Read The Full Story]

Aug 282014
 
NOT CLOSED! Internet Search Can Hurt Business For Awesome Restaurant

One of the best restaurants in Orange is NOT CLOSED. Come on out tonight and show them your support. While surfing the web today, I came upon a disturbing piece at the top of the page stating that a Boston Post Road restaurant in Orange is…GASP! “Closed.” No way, I thought, it can’t be true! Many [Read The Full Story]

Aug 282014
 
The Redfish Grill Offers Affordable Dinner Specials

When is the last time you went to the Redfish Grill? Now is a great time to try it and get hooked. A friend, and Orange resident said she had lunch there for the first time on Saturday and liked it so much she came back with friends for dinner on Sunday. We’ve heard nothing [Read The Full Story]

Aug 282014
 
Orange Board of Assessment Appeals To Hear Motor Vehicle Assessment Complaints

An important message from Richard Cenami, Chairman of the Orange Board of Assessment Appeals: Pursuant to section 12-110 of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Orange Board of Assessment Appeals will convene on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm to hear complaints on motor vehicle assessments, exclusively, on the October 1, 2013 grand list. Hearings will [Read The Full Story]

Aug 282014
 
Plan & Zoning Commission to Revisit Several Agenda Items on Sept. 2

The Town Plan & Zoning Commission will hold a regular meeting at Town Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Following is the agenda: 1. SITE PLAN APPLICATION – Submitted by Sixty Five Marsh Hill Road, LLC – Frank Dilieto for property known as 0 Salemme Lane a.k.a Assessor’s Map 3-1-6. The proposal is [Read The Full Story]