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Bpt. GOP candidate: It’s probably not H1N1

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John Slater, a Republican candidate for a seat on the City Council’s 130th District, is feeling much better and wants to let people know that he probably does not have the H1N1 virus. “I feel like 60 percent better,” Slater said, in a phone call this afternoon. Yesterday, Slater visited his doctor because he was […] [Read More]
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Westport crash on I-95

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  Westport Fire Department photo The Westport Fire Department reports: At 9:59 a.m. today, the Westport Fire Department responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries on I-95 northbound, between exits 17 and 18. As responding firefighters arrived, State Police were helping the occupants out of the vehicle, which had careened off the Jersey barrier. […] [Read More]
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“Real Fright Night” in Stratford on Election Night

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Some cops really do have a sense of humor. Even on the night before Halloween. In Stratford, where the mayoral contest has become more and more contentious as the Tuesday election approaches and Mayor James R. Miron is under fire by three hard-charging challengers, police were asked Friday if there were any “Fright Night” incidents. An officer responded “hey, in this town, the […] [Read More]
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Trick or Treat

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The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce held its annual Trick or Treat on Safety Street Friday afternoon, and ghosts, goblins and more turned out. Check out some of the revelers. [Read More]
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Want a good interest rate?

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It looks like that’s no problem if you happen to be a well-heeled community like Easton, which this week got a 0.43 percent interest rate on $11,050 million worth of bond anticipation notes. “We had eight bids,” reported town Treasurer John F. Campbell, who said the sale was necessary because almost $10 million in notes […] [Read More]
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Taking questions to the top (almost)

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That’s what a bunch of area educators get to do Monday, when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (okay, so it’s not the president)joins Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, for a  roundtable discussion at Norwalk Community College. Those taking advantage of the invitation-only session, which went to all area superintendents and a variety of other policymakers, include superintendents […] [Read More]
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Dulin Back to Jail

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Robert Dulin will serve 90 days in prison, followed byby 45 months of probation for refusing to comply with the terms of sex-offender treatment. Dulin, 51, was convicted in 2007 of second-degree sexual assault for a physical relationship with a girl he coached. He was released in March but was almost immediately charged with a […] [Read More]
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Had enough yet?

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The good news for beleaguered voters in any towns with hot races is there’s no mail delivery Sunday. The bad news is that that means there’re still four more days (including today) for your box to get stuffed. The reason for this largesse is that some political committees, never mind the suffering economy, have raked […] [Read More]
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Combing the beach

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Just because the sunbathers have put away their chairs and towels, that doesn’t mean that the town of Fairfield stops paying attention to the beaches. The beach combing machine was out this week at Sasco Beach making sure that anyone who makes a visit will be visiting a clean beach. DPW officials said while the […] [Read More]
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A rocky road … for a week

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Paving is scheduled next week on a stretch of Huntington Road at the Stratford and Trumbull border where a pesky reconstruction project has been spawning complaints for months. According to the state Department of Transportation, Huntington Road will be paved from near the Route 8 interchange at the Shelton line to the intersection of Hawley […] [Read More]
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