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Meeting set for Festival! Stratford prep

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Press release: Are you interested in Stratford’s vibrant theatre and arts community? If you want to know more about Festival! Stratford 2012, get involved in the early stages and become part of Stratford’s grand cultural legacy, join festival organizers at an informational volunteer meeting on February 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Council […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Stratford

Moses Wheeler Bridge completion ahead of schedule

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Though a long way off, completion of the Moses Wheeler Bridge replacement project is projected to come 14 months ahead of schedule. “By contract there was a reduction in the schedule from Oct. 31 of 2017 … to Aug. 31 of 2016,” said James Pelletier, the project engineer. The new bridge is projected to cost […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford, Traffic

Easton releases all driveway bonds more than 20 years old

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In December, we reported that Easton had about $278,000 in its driveway bond account. In Easton, residents have to put up a $2,500 deposit if they do any work on their driveways. The deposit ensures the driveways are built to town code, and is supposed to be returned once the driveway is finished. We reported […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Groups wanting to use Seymour parks must file application

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SEYMOUR – Groups that would like to use the town’s park facilities this year have to file an application before Feb. 27. Applications can be picked up at the town clerk’s office at Town Hall or on the town’s website: www.seymourct.org Completed applications should be returned to the selectman’s office at Town Hall or sent […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Tax prep program kicks off Friday at HCC

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Volunteers are trained by the Internal Revenue Service to prepare income tax returns for households earning less than $50,000. [Read More]

Fuel spill at Moses Wheeler Bridge construction site

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STRATFORD – Fire, police and HAZMAT crews were dispatched to Moses Wheeler Bridge Wednesday evening after a crane toppled over. There were initial concerns of a fuel spill, but only about five gallons leaked out, according to a Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman. The crane fell far from the water’s edge, so no […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Truck hits pole; leaves some Bridgeport residents without power

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BRIDGEPORT – A truck hit a pole on Myrtle and Railroad Aves. Wednesday evening, leaving some surrounding homes and businesses without power. Witnesses reported the accident, assistant fire chief Robert Morton said. The truck driver left the scene and police are still searching for the vehicle. United Illuminating was dispatched to the scene and is […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford Ed board prepares for superintendent search

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The Stratford Board of Education has yet to name a committee to head the search for the district’s next superintendent. Irene Cornish, acting chief of schools, announced her intent to retire Jan. 1 of 2013 at an education board meeting Monday night. Cornish was superintendent for six years before she was named acting superintendent after her quasi-retirement […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Stratford

Trumbull budget public hearing scheduled

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There will be a public hearing on the Trumbull First Selectman’s budget recommendations on Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Trumbull Town Hall council chambers. [Read More]
Categories: General

No action on proposed council meeting time change

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Stratford’s Ordinance Committee, which is comprised of the Town Council membership, has tabled a proposed ordinance change that would set the council meeting start time at 7:15 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. At a public hearing earlier this month, a slew of residents slammed the proposed meeting time change, saying a 7:15 p.m. start time […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford