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One of two damaged Stratford fire engines can be repaired

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Stratford’s Engine 1, one of two fire trucks heavily damaged when struck by two tractor-trailers on Interstate 95 Jan. 7, can be repaired, according to Fire Marshal Brian Lampart. Lampart said the town is seeking an estimate for repair work to the truck, which is the departments newest apparatus, a 2008 Smeal pumper. Meanwhile, the department is […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford, Traffic, weather

Is your family having snow woes?

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Well, it’s another snow storm and, once again, we’re asking for help with a story.  All this snow is likely forcing more families to spend time with their families. Spouse might both have to work from home; kids are home from school; etc. Is all this “quality” time putting a strain on family relationships? I mean, […] [Read More]
Categories: Features, General, News

Snowstorm stops work at Sikorsky’s Shelton factory

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The second shift at the Sikorsky Shelton Facility has been cancelled for Thursday, January 27. Employees should call the company’s weather line for any updates. [Read More]
Categories: General

Parking places at a prime

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So you’re driving around in downtown Bridgeport, looking for a little cavern on the side of the road where your car can take refuge. And look here – a nicely plowed plot plumb for parallel parking! Don’t even think about it, bub. [Read More]
Categories: General

Snowy serenity

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The roads in downtown Bridgeport are a mess, but all is peaceful at Seaside Park. [Read More]
Categories: General

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]
Categories: General

DiMeo trial delayed

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The winter storm has delayed the trial of Christopher DiMeo until Tuesday morning [Read More]
Categories: General

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]
Categories: General