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Herbst urges Trumbull children to go trick-or-treating at Westfield Trumbull mall

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TRUMBULL -First Selectman Tim Herbst encouraged Trumbull families to go trick-or-treating at Westfield Trumbull mall in a statement Tuesday afternoon: “Right now, the Town of Trumbull is working to restore power and clear roads. Earlier today, the Town of Trumbull, upon the recommendation of the Police Chief and our Emergency Management Team, made the strong […] [Read More]
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Stratford opens warming centers; trick-or-treating is still on

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All Stratford fire houses are open to town residents as warming centers. Trick-or-treating is still on tonight, Mayor John A. Harkins says. But Harkins urges residents to avoids areas of town without power. [Read More]
Categories: Stratford, weather

Trumbull announces leaf pick-up schedule

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TRUMBULL – The first selectman’s office released the following schedule for collecting leaves: All main roads will be done first, starting on Monday, Nov. 7. That should take 2 full weeks. On Nov. 21, they will then start from the north end of town (since that’s when the leaves fall first) and continue south, one […] [Read More]
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Weston asks residents to postpone trick-or-treating

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Due to an abundance of downed trees and power lines throughout Weston, the town is calling on residents to pospone trick-or-treating until Saturday, Nov. 5. “…We are asking children to postpone their celebration of the Halloween Holiday until Saturday, Nov. 5th,” reads a statement available on the town’s website. “Many of our streets may still be without […] [Read More]
Categories: weather

Towns open shelters for warmth-seeking residents

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Oxford — Quaker Farms School, 30 Great Oak Road Monroe — Monroe Senior Center, 235 Cutler’s Farm Road [Read More]
Categories: weather

Holiday shopping event offered by Seymour PTA

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SEYMOUR — The Chatfield School P.T.A. will host an evening of holiday shopping from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the Seymour Middle School, 11 Mountain Road. The event will feature a raffle and more than 25 area crafters. Also for sale will be hand-made jewelry, candles, gourmet food items, baskets, and children’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Halloween by the numbers

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Leave it to the U.S. Census to dig out some numbers just for Halloween. It’s pretty comprehensive, but doesn’t list how may zombies walk among us. 41 million The estimated number of potential trick-or-treaters in 2010 — children age 5 to 14 — across the United States. Of course, many other children — older than […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police investigate latest homicide

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A city man is the latest victim of a homicide in the city. Terrance Williams, 36, of North Avenue, died Thursday following surgery at St Vincents Medical Center. Police said Williams was found shot earlier in the city’s Hollow section. It was the 17th homicide in the city this year. [Read More]
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Shelton fire truck involved in accident; no injuries reported

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SHELTON — Police are investigating an accident around 11 a.m. today that involved a city fire truck and semi-tractor trailer. No injuries were reported in the accident at the intersection of Howe Avenue and Kneen Street, according to Lt. Robert Kozlowsky, police spokesman. The accident is still under investigation, he said. He said the fire […] [Read More]
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Norwalker admits pimping

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A Norwalk man already in custody for allegedly attempting to run over a cop, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to pimping a 14-year-old girl. Theodore “PeeJay” Briggs, 23, formerly of 20 Knapp Street, Norwalk, admitted that he transported the young teenager from Norwalk to New York and Atlantic City, N.J. for the purposes of […] [Read More]
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