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CL&P and UI rates going down

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This just in from State Regulators: The Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority approved on Monday, Nov. 28, reduced generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from Connecticut Light & Power  or United Illuminating. As a result of PURA’s action to approve requests submitted by the two companies, effective January 1, 2012: […] [Read More]
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Greater Bpt. NAACP to hold freedom fund dinner

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BRIDGEPORT — The Greater Bridgeport branch of the NAACP will host its annual freedom fund dinner on Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will be the keynote speaker and Bridgeport City Clerk Fleeta Hudson will be awarded the president’s award. The cost of the event is $75, which includes a […] [Read More]
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Stratford police investigate hit and run

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A woman was seriously injured early Saturday morning when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing Main Street near Mr. P’s Cafe. Police said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Read more: http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Woman-injured-after-Stratford-hit-and-run-2293657.php [Read More]
Categories: Cops, General, Stratford

Butler election mishap awaits SOS ruling

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The executive board of Derby’s Democratic town committee will request written guidance from the Secretary of State’s office as to how they should handle the election of the wrong James Butler to the Board of Apportionment and Taxation. James J. Butler was placed on the ballot and elected but the Democratic Town Committee nominated his father […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport resident struck by vehicle in Westport

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A Bridgeport resident was struck by a vehicle about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday while attempting to cross Post Road East on foot near Bulkley Avenue in Westport. When police arrived on scene they found Aja Barksdale, 19, lying in the street, according to police. Barksdale was transported to Norwalk Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening, injuries, […] [Read More]

Group of Easton residents to launch town watchdog website

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EASTON – A group of concerned Easton citizens is launching a new website to bring important issues in town to the public eye, Easton resident Robert Webbe said. Webbe ran against first selectman Tom Herrmann as a write-in candidate. He received more than 300 votes. He campaigned on what he said were important, but ignored […] [Read More]
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Stratford offers free health screenings

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Press release: The Stratford Health Department has teamed up with the South End Community Center to offer free cholesterol and blood pressure screenings for residents on Wednesday, December 14th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Screenings will take place at the South End Community Center and include an analysis of participants’ risk for developing heart […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Bridgeport man admits role in drug ring

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NEW HAVEN-Javier Aponte pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to conspiring to possess and distribute large amounts of cocaine throughout Greater Bridgeport. Aponte, 45, of Bridgeport, was one of 15 people arrested earlier this year on federal drug charges by members of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Adminsitration’s Bridgeport High Intesity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force. […] [Read More]
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