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Snowy serenity

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The roads in downtown Bridgeport are a mess, but all is peaceful at Seaside Park. [Read More]
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How did your town do clearing the roads?

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Towns across the region have been telling residents to shovel the sidewalks or face fines.  So how did your town do plowing the main roads and the side roads? [Read More]
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DiMeo trial delayed

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The winter storm has delayed the trial of Christopher DiMeo until Tuesday morning [Read More]
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A morning guide to the storm

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Snow is beginning to taper off across Southwestern Connecticut, but could continue lightly until around 7 a.m. High winds will remain throughout the morning, and that could lead to snow drifting and make the cleanup even more difficult, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Right now, roads across the state are paralyzed as tractor-trailers […] [Read More]
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Hovey donates extra campaign funds to women’s center

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State Representative DebraLee Hovey, R-Monroe, who was re-elected to her fifth term in November 2010, donated just under $1,500 yesterday to The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County this morning in their satellite office in the Monroe Town Hall.  The amount donated was more than the original estimate. Also in attendance was […] [Read More]
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Snow emergency in Bridgeport starts at 5 p.m.

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From the Office of Mayor Bill Finch: Mayor Finch Declares Snow Emergency Beginning at 5 p.m. Today In force until 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 No Parking on Snow Emergency Streets; Alternate Side of the Street Parking in Force on All Other Roadways Until Further Notice Due to the impending winter storm, Mayor Bill Finch […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Traffic, weather

SEEC dismisses complaint against Seymour DTC

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By Anne M. Amato Staff Writer SEYMOUR —The state Elections Enforcement Commission has dismissed a complaint filed by the chairman of the Republican Town Committee alleging that the Democratic Town Committee violated state law when it sold $50 tickets to a Feb. 5, 2010 “testimonial affair” honoring the town’s first selectman. After investigation, the commission […] [Read More]
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Bpt Schools cancel afterschool/adult ed today

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BRIDGEPORT _ Because of the snow all afterschool programs at city schools are cancelled, including the Light House Afterschool program and all adult education evening classes for this evening, Wednesday, January 26, 2011. [Read More]
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Seymour Board of Finance names ex-town leader chairman

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By Anne M. Amato and Tim Loh Staff Writers SEYMOUR — The Board of Finance Tuesday night appointed former First Selectman Robert Koskelowski to fill the vacancy left by the abrupt recent resignation of Mark Thompson. Both are Republicans. The board immediately appointed Koskelowski as chairman, the position Thompson held while on the board. Koskelowski […] [Read More]
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Lighthouse Afterschool still on…

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Bridgeport  – Despite the inclement weather, the Lighthouse Program will still be available Tuesday afternoon for Bridgeport Public School students, from 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm.  The afterschool program is sponsored by the city and run by several community agenies in many city schools. [Read More]
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