Monthly Archive for December, 2011

: December, 2011

Bridgeport officials offer New Year safety tips

PRESS RELEASE BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch today urged all City residents to celebrate safely and act responsibly while enjoying the festivities of this New Year’s holiday weekend. “We want everyone
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Rescue Mission given refrigerated food truck

Here’s some good news just in time for the end of the year. Press release follows: BRIDGEPORT ––Bridgeport Rescue Mission now has access to a greater number of resources for donated food, thanks to
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Search locates missing person at Southford Falls State Park

OXFORD — Police and emergency personnel, including firefighters from Oxford and Southbury found a missing person at Southford Falls State Park late Thursday afternoon. The search began at 4:33 p.m. A
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City gets grant to help complete Shelton Lakes rec path

SHELTON — The city was recently awarded $14,710 under the Iroquois Community Grant Program to complete construction of the Shelton Lakes Recreation Path, according to Teresa Gallagher, the city’s
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Animal rescue group needs help

The Stratford Animal Rescue Society is collecting tax-deductible items for the homeless animals impounded at the Stratford Animal Control Facility. The shelter is in need of dog food, canned and dry
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Library board has opening

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport Public Library Board of Directors is accepting applications for one board position. Any registered voter in the city of Bridgeport who has a high level of familiarity with
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Latino sworn as new deputy police chief

James Baraja, a 20-year veteran of the Bridgeport Police Department, was sworn in as its newest deputy chief Thursday during a ceremony at City Hall. “I am truly humbled by the show of support,”
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CL&P rates dropped 7.5 percent

CL&P announced today, the following: BERLIN, Conn. – December 22, 2011 – Residential customers of Connecticut Light and Power (CL&P) should see their 2012 monthly utility bills go down to
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Milford service award announced

MILFORD — The Boys & Girls Club of Milford announced that Jorge Santiago, president of the board of directors for the club, is to receive the Milford Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 Award of
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Coquito showdown on Friday

BRIDGEPORT — For Puerto Ricans, the holiday season is not complete without some coquito. The rum-based, eggnog-like drink will be the center of attention Friday at the 4th annual Coquito Contest
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