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1 hurt in Bridgeport fire

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One person was injured in an early morning fire at 458 East Ave. in Bridgeport this morning. The person received minor burns, in the one-alarm blaze that was reported shortly after 4 AM. Firefighters remained on the scene to make sure the blaze did not spread. Doing it Local reports, firefighters found on arrival heavy […] [Read More]
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Milford gets top scores from bond-rating agencies

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We received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Once again, the City of Milford has received extremely positive feedback on its financial management and affirmation of high rankings from the three premier rating agencies. Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services described Milford’s finances as stable, prudent, and […] [Read More]
Here’s a photo of Christopher Reinhard (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Noah Planavsky (Yale) in China, conducting research for the study.

Lack of oxygen seen cause of Earth’s “boring billion”

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We received this interesting note from Yale University: New Haven —Geologists are letting the air out of a nagging mystery about the development of animal life on Earth. Scientists have long speculated as to why animal species didn’t flourish sooner, once sufficient oxygen covered the Earth’s surface. Animals began to prosper at the end of […] [Read More]

New Haven woman accused of stealing from Milford Macy’s

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MILFORD – A New Haven woman was arrested Wednesday after she allegedly took more than $500 in merchandise from a local Macy’s. Police responded to the Macy’s at 1201 Boston Post Road Wednesday afternoon when they received a compliant that a shoplifting had occurred. Melinda Jackson, 35, was arrested after an investigation by police, according to […] [Read More]
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10 years for stalking and attempted Stamford bombing

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HARTFORD-A relationship gone bad that might have been worse had not the woman discovered the bomb filled with hydrochloric acid in her car. Now Frank Mendoza, the 53-year-old jilted boyfriend will be spending 10-years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny imposed the term on Mendoza who pleaded guilty on June 5, 2014 […] [Read More]

Milford Bank robbed Wednesday

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MILFORD – Police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Wednesday. The robbery occurred just after 2:15 p.m. at the Webster Bank located at 314 Merwin Ave. when a male suspected wearing a mask entered the bank and demanded money, according to Milford Police Spokesman Officer Jeff Nielsen. The suspect left through a rear […] [Read More]
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Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Mob Scammer Convicted

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HARTFORD – Edward Memoli played the role of a mobster in an extortion scheme. Now he’s going to federal prison. A U.S. District Court jury convicted Memoli, 65, Unadilla, N.Y., of one count of conspiracy to obstruct interstate commerce by extortion and one count of aiding and abetting the obstruction of interstate commerce by extortion. […] [Read More]
Shelton Police Officer Dan Loris and new Police K-9 Stryker

Shelton Police resurrect K-9 unit

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SHELTON-Stryker is the newest recruit in the city’s police department. The German Shepherd and his handler Police Officer Dan Loris will begin formal training together in February. Stryker replaces Jager who retired earlier this year. “Stryker will be a great asset to the police department and the city,” said Lt. Robert Kozlowsky. The dog was […] [Read More]