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  1. New Study Says Orange is 23rd Most Dangerous City in CTRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... adversely affecting cities and counties, along with their residents." Last week, a study by Value Penguin ranked Orange 55 out of 90 municipalities on a list of the least safe communities in the state. The study also used data from the 2012 FBI ...

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  2. Orange Lions Host Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Orange Live

    The Orange Lions Thanksgiving Dinner will take place at High Plains Community Center at 12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30. The Lions extended this invitation to all Orange Residents on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in 1989. It met with some resistance in the beginning but the Club prevailed and this will be their 25th dinner.

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  3. Orange Resident Heading to Buffalo as Part of Red Cross ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Orange resident Scott Somerville has been deployed by the American Red Cross to support disaster relief following the massive snow storm in Buffalo, N.Y. "We have a very skilled team," said Mario Bruno, American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island executive. "And when our volunteers deploy outside our area to help others, they not only help in those communities, but return home with even more experience, helping us to be better prepared for emergencies locally."

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  4. Shelton Woman Accused of Stealing Elderly Orange Woman's Credit CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    Orange police say Lynn Skerlick, 57, of Barry Road in Shelton, is accused of stealing a credit card of an ill elderly woman whom she was entrusted to care for, and racking up $5,573 in unauthorized purchases, police said in a release. The warrant service was the culmination of an investigation that began in September, when police received a complaint that the credit card of a town resident had been compromised, police said.

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  5. Post Road Doctor Hosting Food DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Orange Live

    The food drive ends tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 11 a.m., at which time Dr. Jeffrey Arnel will gather up the donations and deliver them to the Senior Services office at High Plains Community Center. If you are in the area today or tomorrow, drop by Dr. Arnel's office and donate a can or box of food for the less fortunate and know that some deserving Orange resident will benefit from your generosity.

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  6. OVFD Auxiliary Christmas Bake Sale PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Orange Live

    The Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will host its annual Christmas Bake Sale at Treat Farm, 361 Old Tavern Road, Orange, on Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you've come to the sale in the past, you know that the Auxiliary women are among the best bakers in town.

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  7. Police Blotter: West Haven Man Reportedly Had Weapons In A Motor VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Orange Live

    Orange police patrolling the Boston Post Road observed a vehicle weaving in and out of traffic on Nov. 9 at 9:05 p.m., with a license plate covered by a plastic bag.

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  8. Save the Date For The Annual Holiday FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Orange Live

    The Town of Orange invites you to attend the Annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Festivities on and around the Orange Town Green will begin at 3:00 p.m. Visitors may tour the Stone-Otis House to learn what a Victorian Christmas was like.

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  9. Obituary: Eula Mae Johnson, 94, Funeral Service On MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Orange Live

    Eula Mae Johnson, 94 of Orange formerly of Bridgeport entered into eternal rest Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the CT Hospice in Branford, CT. Born in Troupe County, GA to the late Levi and Edna Byrd, Jr., Eula had been a resident of Orange for the past twenty-five years; prior to that she was a resident of Bridgeport thirty-six years.

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  10. Orange Superintendent Lynn McMullin Takes New Job In LitchfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Orange Live

    After only three years on the job, McMullin was officially hired by the Litchfield Board of Education as its new Superintendent. The Litchfield Board announced its decision on Wednesday evening and McMullin immediately informed the Orange BOE of the change in the following letter: It is with heartfelt appreciation for the opportunities you have afforded me that I write this letter of resignation from my position as Superintendent of the Orange Public Schools.

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  11. Orange Resident Joe Biondi Signs to Play Lacrosse at Florida SouthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Orange Live

    ... at Florida Southern, while Evan Lumpinski '15 will take his baseball talents to UMass-Amherst. Biondi, who hails from Orange, has been a three-year stalwart on the Green Knights lacrosse team. A midfielder, Biondi was named co-captain for the 2015 ...

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  12. How Safe is Orange?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Patch.com

    The methodology of the study included data from the 2012 FBI Crime in the U.S. Report . The raw data included violent crimes and property crimes from all law enforcement agencies that participate in the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting program.

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  13. Former Canton School Officials Finds a New JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Patch.com

    McMullin was hired to become the new schools superintendent in Litchfield, and will earn a salary of $163,000, the Register Citizen reports. She will leave Orange in January.

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  14. Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service Nov. 23 at 7 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Orange Live

    Everyone is welcome to attend the annual Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 680 Racebrook Road, Orange on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m.

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  15. Property Transfers: Some Big Sales Between Nov. 10 and 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Orange Live

    Cub Scout Pack 922, chartered by the Orange Volunteer Fire Department, is hosting its 3rd annual holiday wreath sale event.

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  16. This Is A Mock Car Crash - For Educational Purposes OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Orange Live

    ... Amity on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 9:45 a.m. The students came out to the parking lot where two cars were covered in tarps. Orange Assistant Police Chief Tony Cuozzo was the moderator, who read the carefully crafted script and added his own touches to it. ...

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  17. Obituary: Eugene J. McHugh, 81, Beloved Father of Barbara Ceneri,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Orange Live

    Born on May 10, 1933, in Peckville, Pa., "Gene" was the son of the late Anthony and Evelyn Gaughan- McHugh. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Florence Verrrilli McHugh, devoted daughters Jeanne McHugh-Broughton of West Haven, Eileen McHugh-Silva, of Brooklyn, NY and Barbara Ceneri of Orange.

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  18. Affordable Rental Home on Avon DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Orange Live

    Cub Scout Pack 922, chartered by the Orange Volunteer Fire Department, is hosting its 3rd annual holiday wreath sale event.

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  19. Assault on 73-year-old began with parking lot confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | WTNH

    ... man almost hit him, according to police. They say the younger man began to badger the driver, who then apologized. Orange police say this man shoved a 73-year-old man to the ground at the Target store and then fled the scene (photo provided by ...

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  20. Part-time Orange Retail Jobs for the 2014 Holidays and BeyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    ... y differ for Part Time positions).A four-year degree, 1+... * Position: Driver Helper * Job Group: Helper * Location: ORANGE, CT 06477 - ORANGE * JOB DESCRIPTION: UPS is hiring individuals to work as temporary, seasonal Driver Helpers.

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