Monthly Archive for August, 2010

: August, 2010

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

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.

Hurricane preparedness

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

Bacteria forces closure at Short Beach

STRATFORD — Elevated bacteria levels have forced the closure of Short Beach at the playground. The site will be retested Sept. 1.

Tip jars hot commodity in Stratford this week

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

Roads reopened in Shelton following gas leak

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

It’s only 1,416 miles away

That’s the distance between Bridgeport and Hurricane Earl, which you can track yourself.

Preteen’s aviation dream takes flight

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,

Suspects in store clerk’s shooting death in court today

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

After I-95 accident, Stratford northbound lanes reopening

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

Oxford gets new principal from THS

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”