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Pequonnock River trail may be extended in Trumbull

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UPDATE: The date of the meeting has been changed to Dec. 7. TRUMBULL – Trumbull residents are invited to ask questions and discuss a proposed project to build a trail along the Pequonnock River at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 in the Town Council Chambers. The trail would connect to existing trails in Bridgeport and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

CT United Ride raises close to $40,000

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The CT United Ride, which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said was the largest 9/11 tribute event in the state this year, handed out 10 checks Wednesday totaling almost $40,000 to police and fire fighter organizations. The money was raised on Sept. 11  at a motorcycle ride that drew thousands of motorcycle riders from around the […] [Read More]
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Mountain lion spotted in Monroe?

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A Shelton woman claims to have seen a mountain lion while attending a birthday party in Monroe on Saturday. Anne Kissel is sure that the animal she saw about 4:30 p.m. was a mountain lion. Unfortunately, she does not have any proof, photos of videos to convince the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection […] [Read More]
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Free guided walk at Stratford Point

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Press release: Connecticut Audubon Society Conservation Biologist Twan Leenders and Conservation Technician Scott Kruitbosch will lead a public bird walk at Stratford Point on December 6th from 9-11AM. We will take a look at ducks and waterfowl, seek out any owls or raptors, look for hardy wintering songbirds, and we’ll discuss the exciting habitat management […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Connecticut Food Bank needs turkeys!

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Thanksgiving is mere days away and the Connecticut Food Bank, which provides food to programs throughout the state that offer food to Connecticut’s needy, still needs turkeys. According to a press release put out Monday morning, the food  is estimating that its annual Thanksgiving for All campaign is about 1,800 turkeys short of its goal […] [Read More]
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Meet the one and only Army Engine Plant bidder

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The federal government put Stratford’s Army engine plant on the auction block today for the third time this year. Milford-based real estate developer Bob Hartmann said he’s the only bidder. Hartmann, 63, of Hartmann Development, is touting a $1 billion plan to develop the former Army engine plant into a resort destination. Last October he unveiled his vision […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Politics, Stratford

Trumbull makes top 20 highest voter turnouts

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Trumbull was one of very few Fairfield County towns with higher than a 40 percent voter turnout during the municipal elections last week, placing the town in the top 20 towns with highest voter turnout. The town’s turnout on Nov. 8 was 48.01 percent, with 11,473 of the 23,896 registered voters going to the polls. […] [Read More]
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Discovery of Puerto Rico to be celebrated

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BRIDGEPORT — The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County, Inc. will celebrate the discovery of Puerto Rico Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad St. The event will feature traditional food from the island and the sounds of “musica jibara,” the cultural folk music. The event is the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford EMS expanding to Oronoque Fire House

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Stratford EMS will soon be stationing an ambulance at the Oronoque Fire House, according to Marc Dillon, Mayor John A. Harkins’ chief of staff. The EMS department currently stations all its ambulances and workers at its headquarters on Main Street. [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Scanner: woman abducted in Branford

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A white female was abducted by her 39-year-old boyfriend in Branford Wednesday evening,  Branford police said in a notification to surrounding police departments. The man, whose last name is Butler but uses the alias Riviera (spellings not confirmed) was recently released from prison, police said. As of 10 p.m., Branford PD had not issued any […] [Read More]
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