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Members of the family of Officer Gerald DiJoseph, who died in the line of duty 30 years ago, attend Monday's groundbreaking for a memorial that will honor him and seven other fallen Bridgeport police officers. Standing, from left to right, are Danielle Goncalves and her daughter, Grace; Jerrod DiJoseph; Jane DiJoseph (DiJoseph's widow); and Matt DiJoseph. In the bottow row are (from left to right) Madison Goncalves and Matthew and Savanna DiJoseph.

Bridgeport police remember slain officer

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BRIDGEPORT — Police here will mark the 34th anniversary today of the killing of Officer Gerald DiJoseph in the line of duty, with a moment of silence and a patrol car vigil at the spot where the murder occurred. DiJoseph, 33, was killed at 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 8, 1980, after making a motor vehicle […] [Read More]
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Mother and son arrested for stealing safes

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MILFORD — A 50 year-old Bridgeport Avenue woman and her 31 year-old son have been charged in connection with the burglary of a neighbor’s home. Two safes were taken in the break-in, police said, and the safes and some of their contents were found in the suspects’ home, police said. Laurie Edding and Christopher Warren […] [Read More]
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Divers search a car found submerged in Bridgeport Harbor on Friday morning.

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Submerged car pulled from Bridgeport Harbor (w/video)

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BRIDGEPORT — A partly-submerged car, its doors open and water over the seats was found Friday morning in Bridgeport Harbor. Police checked the marker plate and found that it is owned by someone outside of Bridgeport — and had not been reported stolen. But the mystery of how the car — a compact station wagon […] [Read More]
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Milford Police Dept. offers timely tips

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We received this release from the Milford Police Dept.: The holidays are a special time of the year but they are also a time when people are especially vulnerable to burglary, theft and other crimes. The Crime Prevention Unit is offering a few tips in order to reduce the chances of you or your family […] [Read More]
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Shots fired at Bridgeport football game

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Shots were fired at at the Hardling/Central High School football game Thursday morning, forcing the game to be suspended. The game between the two Bridgeport high schools was put on hold and the teams were kept in the locker room. The shots were fired around 11:50 AM. Police are looking for a possible victim and […] [Read More]
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Stratford short play festival to benefit special education

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STRATFORD –  SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Benches,” a festival of seven original one-act plays on Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the Lovell Room at the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street, Stratford. The staged readings of short plays will benefit Stratford SEPTA (Special Education PTA). The festival offers works inspired by the concept […] [Read More]
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World Aids Sunday Black & White Gala in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – The Greater Bridgeport Area Prevention Program will be hosting a World AIDS Sunday Black and White Gala event this Sunday in Bridgeport at the Holiday Inn from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event, a partnership between the black church, community partners and GBAPP, asks people to come together in year 33 of […] [Read More]
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This is one of the intersections on Route 1 near the Westfield Connecticut Post mall where drivers whi block the intersection will get a ticket.

Milford cops: Block intersections, get $117 ticket

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  With the holiday shopping season upon us and the increase in motorists traveling through concentrated retail areas within Milford, two intersections on the Boston Post Road have been designated as “do not block the intersection” areas. Officer Jeffrey Nielsen said Boston Post Road and its intersections with Cedarhurst Lane and East Town Road have […] [Read More]
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