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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]
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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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As Remington fire rages on, demolition continues

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With oversight from the Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Agency, Building 5 of the large Remington complex between Barnum Avenue and Arctic Street is being demolished to aid the city’s Fire Department in battling the stubborn blaze that began Saturday morning. According to an EPA official, air testing results of the 80,000 […] [Read More]
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How big was the crowd at Glenn Beck event?

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Crowd estimates at rallies and demonstrations on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., are famously subject to debate, and the numbers often range wildly. Did the Glenn Beck rally Saturday attract 500,000? Closer to 1 million? Or not even 100,000? Here’s a story that captures that. [Read More]
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Why did the pedestrian cross the road?

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With the new school year starting on Thursday, Fairfield police will be “vigorously enforcing” state laws that require motorists to grant the right of way to pedestrians at a cross walk. Failure to do carries a state fine of $181, and the police will be at random crosswalks. Violations include failing to follow the direction […] [Read More]
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Possible bomb threat at Hoffman Fuel site

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Police have blocked all traffic on Housatonic Avenue from Congress Street to East Washington Avenue due to a possible bomb threat at the Hoffman Fuel site at 156 E. Washington Ave., bordering the Pequonnock River. Access to the East Washington Avenue bridge, however, has not been blocked off. The State Police Bomb Squad has reportedly […] [Read More]
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Mayor, officials tour Remington Arms fire site

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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and other city officials are touring the site of Saturday’s fire at the abandoned Remington Arms factory on Helen Street. The city is trying to figure out how to deal with an increasingly dangerous situation — a powder keg of an industrial facility where fires often are set and which is […] [Read More]
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Another former WWE wrestler dead

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A variety of online news outlets are reporting that former World Wrestling Entertainment star Gertrude “Luna” Vachon died Friday morning in Florida at age 48.  “World Wrestling Entertainment has been made aware of the passing of Gertrude (Luna) Vachon. WWE extends its deepest condolences to the Vachon family,” WWE said in a statement, according to […] [Read More]
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