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Jet-Skier Rescues Drowning Man in Norwalk

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Tom and Gloria Gallo of Trumbull say that if it wasn’t for the quick actions of a man on a nearby personal watercraft, Tom could have drowned in Long Island Sound on Sunday. Michael Ripley of Easton pulled Gallo out of the water after the 55 year-old man had begun gulping water and was being […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Cooling center open late in Stratford

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Marc Dillon, chief of staff to Mayor John Harkins, just sent the following release: In light of the forecasted heat wave and excessive heat over the next few days, Stratford Mayor John Harkins has announced that the Town of Stratford will be extending the operational hours of the Baldwin Senior Center on West Broad Street […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Monroe music store wins prestigious award

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Press Release – The National Association of Music Merchants announced today that it will be presenting Creative Music Center in Monroe with a “Top 100 Dealer Award” at the organization’s annual summer music product trade show, which takes place in Nashville, Tenn. July 21 – 23.  The musical instrument retail store and music school, also […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Youth Association presents “Anything Goes”

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Press Release – All aboard for a night of music and comedy on the high seas, as the Trumbull Youth Association presents the classic Cole Porter musical, “Anything Goes,” July 28th to 31st, in the Madison Middle School auditorium. “Anything Goes” is a madcap farce set in the 1930s on an ocean liner bound from […] [Read More]
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State legislators to hold public meeting on pesticide regulations Wednesday

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State Reps. Richard Roy and Ed Meyers, who together chair the Environment Committee, will discuss potential legislation to regulate pesticide use in Connecticut at a public meeting in Yale’s Kroon Hall, School of Forestry, on Wednesday, July 20, at 10 a.m. Nancy Alderman, anti-pesticide advocate and Environment and Human Health, Inc. president, will also be […] [Read More]
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Climate Summer activists say thank you to Bridgeport

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The Climate Summer activists, who led a rally against fossil fuels in Bridgeport last week, wrote this thank you letter to the city: Hi everyone, The five of us Climate Summer bikers are right now comfortably in the home of a flower farmer in Stonington, CT after a long two-day trip from Bridgeport. We had […] [Read More]
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Suspect Arrested in Milford Bank Robbery

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Jeffrey Porcu, 29, of Coleman Street in West Haven is being held on a $250,000 bond in connection with the armed holdup Thursday of the Chase Bank branch on the Boston Post Road in Milford. Police said that Porcu lifted his shirt to show the handle of a firearm in his waistband. He took an […] [Read More]
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Man shuts down MetroNorth after stealing car

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Matthew Miranda shut down MetroNorth for a half hour while he hid after stealing a car in Southport, WTNH reports. [Read More]
Categories: Cops, General, Traffic

Bridgeport puts out bid for magnet high school

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BRIDGEPORT — The city put out the bid for the Fairchild Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School construction today at 3:30 p.m. Bids are due by Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. The $125 million school, which is largely state funded, sat in front of Trumbull officials for years. It was approved by the town’s wetlands commission but […] [Read More]
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Splash pad opens in Bridgeport

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Categories: Bridgeport