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Foran High dismissed today: No AC, officials say

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We just received this announcement from Milford Schools: MILFORD – Administrators learned early this morning that the air conditioning system at Foran High School had malfunctioned. Technicians are already at the school to assess and correct the problem. Due to the heightened heat and humidity we are experiencing, coupled with the fact that the windows […] [Read More]
The utility work in West Haven will take place Sunday, Sept. 7th.

UI: Outtage planned for Sunday for parts of West Haven

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From a press release: In order to accommodate upgrades to its electric system that will help ensure reliable electric service in the future, The United Illuminating Company has scheduled a service outage in the area of downtown West Haven on Sunday, Sept. 7. The planned outage is scheduled from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and […] [Read More]
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Funeral set for Monroe woman in ‘suspicious’ death

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Funeral services are set for the Monroe woman, who was found bleeding from the head in her condominium complex, last Monday. Jennifer R. Sredzinski was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital where she died several days later. Monroe police said her death is being investigated as an “untimely death under suspicious circumstances.” Last Monday, police received a […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police investigate overnight shooting

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BRIDGEPORT — A man is in Bridgeport Hospital after he was shot shortly before 4:30 a.m. in the area of Central Avenue and Williston Street, police said. The victim returned to his home on Beardsley Street with multiple gunshot wounds, and his wife called 911, said police department spokesman William Kaempffer. The man’s injuries are not […] [Read More]
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Milford police say suspect battled five officers

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MILFORD — A man police say was asked to leave Eli’s Tavern on Daniel Street on Saturday struck officers after they attempted to get him a ride home. Mark Rizzacasa, 24, of Cedar Hill Road in Milford was held over the weekend on a $100,000 bond and is expected to be arraigned later today in […] [Read More]
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Fairfield police probing assault, burglary

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FAIRFIELD — A man broke into a Berkley Road home early Monday morning and allegedly assault the young woman living there, according to police. Lt. Michael Gagner said the break-in occurred around 3 a.m. Gagner said the victim described her assailant as a short, stocky male in his 20s with a Spanish accent. She said […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]

Chain fight in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Police found a woman lying in the road Monday after she allegedly was whacked with a chain during a brawl near the intersection of Park Avenue and Olive Street. The fight involved two women. Extra police and ambulances were dispatched to the scene where a crowd had gathered shortly after 3 p.m. No […] [Read More]