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Motorcyclist injured in Bridegport

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Bridgeport – A motorcyclist was critically injured Thursday after an incident with a box truck, according to police. The accident occurred at Seaview Avenue in the area of Stratford Avenue around 12:30 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle, identified by police as Keith Ward, 54, of Bridgeport, was traveling north on Seaview Avenue when he collided with […] [Read More]
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Obamacare saves money, report says

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HARTFORD – A new federal report shows Connecticut health insurance consumers will share $3 million in refunds and savings this year – or an average of $72 per-family – because of the federal Affordable Care Act. The report noted that 69,186 Connecticut consumers will share savings from the 80/20 rule, also known as the Medical […] [Read More]
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Seymour oil company fined over spill plan

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Superior Plus Energy Service of Seymour has paid a $9,500 penalty to settle EPA allegations that the company failed to maintain an adequate spill prevention plan. The company is now in compliance with spill plan requirements, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Superior Plus is one of seven oil distribution companies fined for failing […] [Read More]
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Memorial held for two Bridgeport firefighters

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BRIDGEPORT — Two members of the city fire department who died in the line of duty four years ago were remembered Thursday as heroes. On July 24, 2010, Lt. Steven Velasquez and firefighter Michel Baik were on the third floor of a home on Elmwood Avenue — checking for hot spots and making sure everyone […] [Read More]
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Malloy commends Metro-North appointment

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From Gov. Malloy: HARTFORD – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday commended Metro-North Railroad for the appointment of a new Waterbury Branch Line advocate, a person who will be responsible for improving service on the line. Mike Donnarumma was named District Superintendent on the New Haven Line, with a particular attention paid to the Waterbury […] [Read More]
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Fishing photos wanted

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HARTFORD –Fishermen are being asked to submit their favorite fish photos for a chance to be featured on the cover of the state’s 2015 Connecticut Angler’s Guide. “We have a wide range of excellent fishing opportunities here in Connecticut,” said Bill Hyatt, chief of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protecton’s Bureau of Natural Resources. […] [Read More]
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Cable guy charged in Monroe sex assault

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MONROE — A subcontractor sent by Charter Communications to fix a woman’s computer modem allegedly touched her inappropriately during the service call. Inpanh Thammavongsa, 58, of Meriden was arrested after an investigation into incident last Saturday, and charged with fourth-degree sexual assault and disorderly conduct. Thammavongsa, a Tri-Wire Services technician, began massaging the 18 year-old […] [Read More]
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State DEEP announces programs in Derby

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From a press release: Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) announces summertime programs at the Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum  located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby.  Register for the programs at (203) 734-2513.   Tea Crafting Workshop Have a cup of tea and make sweet treats at the Children’s Tea Crafting […] [Read More]
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