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Route 8 accident has left lane closed near exits 10 and 11

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State police report that an accident on Route 8 near exits 10 and 11 has the left lane closed. At least one party has been transported to a nearby hospital. More information to come. [Read More]
Categories: General

Hurricane preparedness

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From the Desk of Chief Richard Felner Office of Emergency Management As the East Coast enters the 2010 hurricane season, which runs from June through November, the Fairfield Fire Department Emergency Management Team are urging residents to be prepared for the possibility of a hurricane striking in this area by taking the following precautions. Know […] [Read More]
Categories: News

Bacteria forces closure at Short Beach

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STRATFORD — Elevated bacteria levels have forced the closure of Short Beach at the playground. The site will be retested Sept. 1. [Read More]
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Tip jars hot commodity in Stratford this week

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The tip jar at Jerry’s Shakespeare Pizza on Stratford Avenue in Stratford was swiped by an unindentified man around 8:09 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27, according to police. Restaurant owner Robin Baggeas said the jar contained about $4, according to police. Police said a security camera at the restaurant caught the theft in action. Stratford police […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, General, Stratford

Roads reopened in Shelton following gas leak

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Most roads in the White Hills area that were closed due to a gas leak have been reopened, according to police. The only road still closed to traffic is Maple Avenue between Route 110 and East Village Road. The White Hills shopping center has also reopened, police said. The gas leak was in a six-inch […] [Read More]
Categories: General

It’s only 1,416 miles away

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That’s the distance between Bridgeport and Hurricane Earl, which you can track yourself. [Read More]
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Preteen’s aviation dream takes flight

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Nick Nunno, 12, can’t drive a car, but about once a month he buckles into the pilot’s seat of a Grumman Tiger airplane and takes flight. Though he is too young to earn a pilot’s license or fly solo, the Milford resident takes flying lessons for enjoyment about once a month, on weekends or after […] [Read More]
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Suspects in store clerk’s shooting death in court today

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BRIDGEPORT — The three suspects in the shooting death of a store clerk in July were in court today. Luis Torres, 25, Vanessa “Cutie” Ortiz, 21, and Marisol Malave, 31, all waived hearings on probable cause and pleaded not guilty to felony murder, first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. They elected jury trials. […] [Read More]
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After I-95 accident, Stratford northbound lanes reopening

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In Stratford, an accident on I-95 on the Moses Wheeler Bridge had northbound traffic limited to the right-hand lane. As of 3:25 p.m., dispatchers report all lanes are reopening to traffic and that only minor injuries were sustained. [Read More]
Categories: General

Oxford gets new principal from THS

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OXFORD – Trumbull School official Frank Savo has been named the new principal of Oxford High School, interim Schools Superintendent James Connelly announced Monday.   Savo, who is currently “A House” principal at Trumbull High School, will take over in his new job on Sept. 13. He will earn $130,292 in his new job. School in Oxford […] [Read More]
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