Can You Help Solve This Mystery? (updated)

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May 182020

Milford Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the victim of a serious motorcycle crash Saturday night.

The collision involved a 2019 Audi Q5 and a motorcycle at the intersection of New haven Avenue and Bonsilene Street around 8 p.m.

The male victim is in critical condition and is described as a 25-35-year-old white male around 165lbs with many tattoos around his body.

He was riding a 1988 Kawasaki motorcycle when he crashed.

The driver of the car and passengers were not injured.

Please contact the Milford Traffic Unit with any information, 203-878-5244

Who Are Your Heroes?

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May 172020

Heroes used to be Soldiers, Policemen, Firefighters, and other first responders. But since the pandemic, that distinction has extended to those on the frontlines, Doctors, Nurses, Grocery Store employees, Mail Carriers, UPS, FedEx, and other delivery people, Parents who’ve become school teachers, and kind-hearted neighbors who shop for those who can’t leave their homes for one reason or another.

If you have a hero you’d like to recognize, please send your story to Orange Live, with a photo if possible, and we’d love to share it with the community.

I’ll start with two of my own to show you what kind of details you may include.


I’d like to thank my Hero, Cherilyn Miles, for taking care of my needs during this pandemic.

Cherilyn is my daughter and the mother of my 8-year-old granddaughter.

She works in a doctor’s office and takes my safety during the pandemic very seriously.

I am in the older demographic with some of the pre-existing illnesses that the CDC pinpointed since the beginning.

Since March she has been doing my grocery shopping and buying other necessary items, including dog food for my pups, and picking up my medications so I don’t have to go out into any crowded stores. She also makes me at least one dinner each week.

She has her own busy schedule, homeschooling my granddaughter and working, along with keeping her home clean, cooking, and doing her own shopping, but I am always on the top of her list of priorities.

I can’t thank her enough for her love and kindness, and constant reminders to take care of myself. You are my hero, Cher. Thank You.


Bob’s handiwork at Big Y

For everyone, I’d like to recognize Bob Miles for his tireless efforts in keeping the shelves in the produce department at Big Y fully stocked.

Bob goes to work before the sun comes up, puts on his mask and gloves, and makes sure only the best fruits and vegetables are put on the shelves every day.

He takes great pride in his work and even while staying socially distant, will take the time to answer customer’s questions and help in any way possible.

In the early weeks of the pandemic, he came in contact with many people who were not wearing masks, yet, thankfully he has been able to stay healthy.

Thank You, Bob, for everything you do.


Those were just two examples, so if you know a nurse, firefighter, store cashier, wonderful parent/teacher, or anyone who’d done anything above and beyond during the pandemic, send their information to Orangectlive01@gmail.com.

It can be as long or short as you would like. If you don’t have a photo of them, we’ll use the “Hero” graphic. Let’s recognize as many folks as we can and show them our appreciation for what they are doing.

Selected CVS Stores Open COVID-19 Test Sites

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May 172020

Governor Lamont announced that CVS Health is opening 12 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations in Connecticut.

Click HERE to read the announcement and the location of each new testing site.

The two participating CVS Pharmacies closest to Orange are at 1 Hawley Lane, Stratford, and 905 South Main Street, Cheshire.

Orange Lions Club Donates PPE To Town

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May 172020

Dr. Amir Mohammad, Pat Sanders Romano, Cheryl Violano and Lisa Pimenta

Thanks to a COVID-19 grant from the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) awarded to the local Lions District, 23A, the Orange Lions Club was able to acquire and donate urgently needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to front-line health care organizations based in the Town of Orange.

The emergency LCIF grant gave priority considerations to support regions like ours with extreme rates of confirmed Covid-19 cases. The grant focused on funding for Lions to work with local medical and emergency management services in addressing the outbreak. Lions District Governor, Bill Manthey, was successful in receiving the full amount of $10,000 for the region, which he used to purchase medical supplies to distribute District-wide.

Orange Lions President Pat Sanders Romano, Lions District Governor Bill Manthey

Making these purchases was not easy, as the supply chain is strained and the supplies have risen in price dramatically. Based upon Lion President Pat Sanders Romano’s request, Orange Lions were privileged to receive a significant share of the granted supplies. In Orange, based upon identified and critical needs, the supplies of donated gloves, N-95 medical-grade, and 3-ply masks, and disinfectant, will be distributed through the offices of the Health Department and the OVNA, to local nursing homes, congregate living facilities, local health care providers, as well as to the Orange Community Services.

On May 15, 2020, Orange Lions President Romano presented the PPE to the Town’s Health Director, Dr. Amir Mohammad, and Lisa Pimenta, Administrator/Director of OVNA. Dr. Mohammad and Ms. Pimenta have been proactively working within the Orange community to respond to this public health crisis, by initiating mitigation measures, by providing health education, skilled nursing, and home care, surveillance, contact tracing, and follow up for the residents of the town. Their efforts have kept the town infection rate to under 1% of the population.

Dr. Mohammad and the OVNA expressed their appreciation to the Orange Lions Club for their huge effort in obtaining the PPE, for their generosity, and for the Lions’ ongoing service to the Town.

Woodbridge PD: Fatal Accident On Ansonia Road

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May 162020

In response to inquiries I’ve received about this incident:

The Woodbridge Police Department is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred today, May 16, at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Ansonia Road near its intersection with Milhaven Road. The accident involved a single vehicle that was traveling eastbound on Ansonia Road when it drove off the highway and struck a tree.

The driver (sole occupant) in the vehicle was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Reconstruction of the scene is being conducted by the Woodbridge Police Department.

No further details are available for release at this time pending notification of next of kin. Anyone with information related to this incident are requested to contact the Woodbridge Police Department at 203-387-2511.

Craving Chinese Food? China Pavilion is Open For Take Out

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May 162020

This week, I’ve gotten e-mails and noticed that Orange residents and those in surrounding communities have been posting on social media that China Pavilion at Hitchcock Plaza, 185 Boston Post Road, is open for business again. So, if you’ve been craving Chinese food, pay attention.

On its website, owner Khanh Van Ton wrote the following letter.

“As we move to reopen, a concern on all of our minds is the safety of our staff and patrons. I’ve implemented a cleaning schedule to sanitize all touch surfaces several times a day throughout our workday. We’ll be operating a no contact pickup station at the main entrance, once you place your order, you’ll be instructed on our process for pickup. We can process a card over the phone (preferred) or cash in person.

“This is new to us, this is the “new normal.” We are faced with the challenge of changing how we operate and interact with our customers. Unfortunately, that means no more hugs and handshakes (for now). While we have a plan in place, we ask for your patience as we work out any kinks in the first few days.

“Our team is really excited to be back and look forward to serving you. Thank you for your continued support and patience.”

The phone number for China Pavilion is 203-795-3555. Click HERE for the Takeout Menu.




Top 3 Free Plagiarism Checker Online Tools For College Students

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May 162020

In current times, college students are very worried to have gotten very low grades in colleges. Some of them are sunk in severe mental disorders because the content they had written had several plagiarism issues. Teachers usually fail the students who are found to have submitted plagiarized assignments or examination papers.

The students in colleges or universities complain about having no useful online free plagiarism checker as they are not used to online scrolling. There are the best free tools available online. Thus, in this article, college students are going to get great benefits as this contains the top three free plagiarism checker online tools.

By the use of these free tools, the students can verify their assignments/essays or other types of academic writing. In this way, they are going to deliver the best of their knowledge. Zero plagiarism is also a scoring point before a teacher. To maintain the standard of academic write-ups, every college student must make sure that the content submitted is free from plagiarism.

What is plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the ratio of similar content of other person added in one’s newly written content or text.

For example, one writes the same what others wrote will be understood as 100% plagiarism. In colleges, some students cheat in their examinations which is not good, but with time, modified plagiarism detectors can know how unique content one has written, and what the plagiarized sentences are.

How many types of plagiarism are there?

There are two types of plagiarism;
• Intentional Plagiarism
• Unintentional Plagiarism

What is Intentional Plagiarism?

Intentional plagiarism means writing someone else content on a personal desk intentionally, and one knows that this is a copy of others. Likewise, some years ago, students wrote similar assignments copying from one and another just giving a different structure and breaking the actual coherence.

With time, plagiarism detectors evolved, and now the plagiarism software can detect who has taken another one’s content. In this way, a teacher can know whom to give good grades and who is liable to fail in the examination or assignment test.

What is Unintentional Plagiarism?

Unintentional Plagiarism means that someone has written a copy, and fortunately or unfortunately written the same phrases as someone else has already written. This type of plagiarism issues usually arise while appearing in online essay competition or using the online system for checking students’ papers. Thus, it becomes enormously necessary for a student to check for plagiarism using the free online tools.

Why to check for plagiarism?

In the current era, students have been imposed more restrictions on using any black hat technique to get better grades. For this, it becomes a mandatory thing for a teacher to check for plagiarism and authorize the actual writer of a paper or thesis.

Students should check plagiarism for getting good results from college or teacher. Otherwise, one might lose to pass the examination or assignment test. Researches or research journals usually ask the researchers to check if someone else has already published the same content.

To go through completely and successfully, it becomes essential to use plagiarism tools and check for plagiarism so that a student can get gargantuan grades in the examinations.

Does plagiarism matter for college students?

Yes, plagiarism matters a lot for college students. Owing to lockdown because of the pandemic in 2020, many institutions have asked the management department to conduct online examinations. The policy of institutions included that every student must pass one’s content without a single percentage of plagiarism.

Some institutions allow the students okay for 20% plagiarism in their content or examination paper. Thus, to secure the best position in the results sheet, college students are responsible to check for plagiarism before submitting their papers.

How are college students responsible for no plagiarism?

Some colleges take online assignments or examination papers. Search engine algorithms or online platforms have the policy not to write what is already written on the digital media or online websites. In this way, students are going to lose their marks. So, they are responsible for writing unique content or write-up having zero plagiarism.

How can plagiarism issues destroy students’ grades?

As institutions and online standards do not allow one to reuse any write-up or content, in this way, there are many intentional or unintentional plagiarism issues for a student. If the plagiarism exists in one’s assignment paper, then surely the teacher will fail one. Thus, plagiarism can destroy students’ grades.

What are the top 3 free plagiarism online tools for college students?

There are various tools for checking plagiarism online. Some students use premium plans of these online detectors while some are only trying to get their work done. There are three unique tools to check for plagiarism online. These tools are;

•  Websiteseochecker
•  Prepostseo
•  Plagtracker

Websiteseochecker plagiarism checking tool

Following are the Pros and Cons of Websiteseochecker Plagiarism Checker

• Does not deliver false-positive results
• Easy to use
• It shows in percentage
• Secure

•No detailed report
• Sometimes stops delivering any result

Prepostseo.com plagiarism checking tool

Following are the Pros and Cons of Prepostseo.com Plagiarism Checker

• Detailed report
• Easy-to-use
• User friendly
• 500 words to check daily for free
• Low rates for premium packages & plans
• Secure detection

• Low word limit to check for free
• One search per day for free
• No free trial

Plagtracker plagiarism checking tool

Following are the Pros and Cons of Plagtracker Plagiarism Checker

• Full detailed reports (sent by email)
• A user-friendly tool for checking plagiarism
• Free searches

• Various limitations
• Limited searches
• Login is required for a report
• Not immediate results

Prepostseo vs websiteseochecker vs plagtracker





These 3 plagiarism detectors are very useful for college students. No doubt, the premium plans are mostly recommended yet the students can get benefits from the free versions of these plagiarism checking tools available online. It is highly recommended by several digital marketers to use whatever is free at hand. Thus, these three free tools are fruitful for students’ progress and halting the failure due to plagiarism issues.

— by Eric Williams

Tuesday’s TP&Z Internet Meeting Agenda

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May 152020

TP&Z Chair Ozzy Parente

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020 – 7:00 P.M.

1. Review of the Minutes from the April 21, 2020 meeting.

2. Old Business

3. New Business

4. Report of the Zoning Enforcement Officer

Submitted by Orange Post Associates for the property known as 48 Boston Post Road.
The existing building will mostly remain with reconfiguration to the parking layout,
removal of asphalt, slight alterations to existing structures, and resurfacing. The primary
use of warehouse storage and shipping goods.

Submitted by 2 Boston Post Road Associates LLC Orange Ventures LLC, for the property known as 2 Boston Post Road. To alter existing lighting, utilities, and landscaping of the property. The primary use of off-street parking and vehicle storage.

Church Reportedly Files Lawsuit In Midst Of Pandemic

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May 152020

From the Office of First Selectman Jim Zeoli:

Regarding: Federal District lawsuit filed by Our Lady of Sorrows seeking injunctive relief in response to the March 16, 2020 order of the Orange Health Director.

Our nation faces the massive challenge of responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic.  To date, our country has 1,450,136 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 86,607 deaths from the virus.

The Town of Orange understands that in these difficult and scary times, many people look to their faith for comfort and guidance.  On March 16, 2020, our local health director made the decision, as authorized under the Governor’s first declaration to apply relevant principles of risk management to decisions about whether to cancel, modify or postpone large gatherings, to cancel congregational prayers and religious events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

At that time, Health Director Dr.Amir Mohammad’s opinion was that, under the current health emergency caused by COVID-19 and how that virus is spread, there was no reasonable way for parishioners to congregate safely.  Dr. Mohammad’s purpose was to slow the spread of this deadly pandemic and preserve human life.

Canceling in-person worship services is not the same as canceling worship. Many faiths teach that in circumstances like the ones that we all now face, protecting people’s lives comes first and that it is an act of charity, justice, and love to stay home and to worship through alternative means. To protect people who attend religious worship services as well as those who don’t, we should be encouraging these efforts.

All civic and community organizations in the Town have canceled in-person meetings and large gatherings.  Annual events like the Memorial Day Parade, July Fourth fireworks, and the Fireman’s Carnival have all been canceled. 

The Town of Orange respects, honors, and works to protect everyone’s constitutional rights.  We all have compromised certain liberties in this time of the pandemic.  The Town of Orange acknowledges that citizens have a constitutional interest to assemble and worship, but the public has a greater interest in saving human lives.  It is no exaggeration to recognize that the stakes for the residents of the Town are life-or-death.

Along with the Governor’s reopening protocols, on May 13 Dr. Mohammad issued an order stating that as of May 20, just 5 days from now, religious services can resume in Town providing social distancing protocols are followed.  

The Town regrets that the parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows felt the need to file a legal proceeding, almost 8-weeks after Dr. Mohammad entered his order and just 5-days prior to when religious services are scheduled to resume, but the Town respects the right of this church to file legal proceedings in the federal district court that has already been rejected by about 10 federal courts across our country.  

The Town of Orange will defend Dr. Mohammad’s order and will continue to work to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its constituents.  We all look forward to when this pandemic ends and when we can resume “normal life,” but until then, we all need to work together to protect each other.  Orange has a long history of “community” and in these difficult times, our Town remains a community that stays together in spirit, even when we must be physically apart.

Town Attorney Vincent Marino will be handling this case.

Abate’s Pizza Has Officially Reopened

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May 152020

Good News From The Orange Fire Marshal’s Office:

After suffering damage due to a fire last September, Abate’s Pizza is now open for business.

Following numerous inspections to ensure the safety of the employees and guests, Fire Inspector Tim Borer along with the Building Official and Health Department completed the final inspection on Friday, May 8.