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Stratford fire lieutenant dies

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Stratford Fire Lt. Tom McCabe, 54, died unexpectedly Tuesday, according to the fire union’s Facebook page. McCabe was a 24-year veteran of the department. He was treasurer of the Firefighters Benevolent Association and historian of the department, according to the fire union. [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Stratford

CEQ: Should be legally required that people who will see proposed cell tower should be notified

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The state’s Council on Environmental Quality released its recommendations for the 2012 legislative session today. One of them concerns the Connecticut Siting Council and cell towers. According to CEQ: “Applicants to the Connecticut Siting Council for telecommunications towers must notify abutting landowners, but those landowners often are not the people who bear the impacts. Most […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Discovery Museum’s 50th anniversary kick-off rescheduled

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The launch of the nonprofit Discovery Museum’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration, canceled because of Saturday’s snowstorm, has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., the museum announced today. Donna M. Curran, director of communications, said that along with free admission, the open house will feature a reception and announcements regarding 2012 […] [Read More]

Minutes show discussions to make Trumbull Pisces a private team

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The leadership of the Trumbull Pisces swim team is currently discussing what direction it will take the organization. Meeting minutes from a Pisces board meeting in August, 2011, suggest that board members have discussed making it a private team. The minutes were kept by Donna Smith, who was later ousted from the board for insubordination. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Judge grants Stratford woman permission to visit her cats

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A judge granted a 90-year-old Stratford woman permission to visit four cats seized from her home last year by animal control officers, the woman’s son said Monday. Marion Perreira and her son, William Perreira, appeared in court Monday on civil charges filed against them by the Town of Stratford. The case was continued to March […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Pets, Stratford

Crop Walk in Trumbull/ Bridgeport

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Kickoff Rally @ 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2012 Nichols United Methodist Church 35 Shelt0n Road, Trumbull CROP Hunger Walk No. 38 Sunday, May 6, 2012 1:30 p.m. to 5 United Congregational Church (corner of State Street and Park Ave., Bridgeport) – Supporting ’10 Local Food Programs – In the past 37 years over $1.6 […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Body found in abandoned home

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BRIDGEPORT-A severely decomposed male body was found in an abandoned home at the corner of Brooks and Arctic Street late Friday night. Police believe the man had been dead for quite some time. They are investigating the discovery as a suspicious death. They have not yet identified the individual. The area where the body was […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Fire damages home in Stratford

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STRATFORD-Fire raced through a living room in a single-family home on Huntington Road early Saturday evening. Firefighters battled freeze cold and a stubborn fire before bringing in under control in the home located at 528 Huntington Road.  Assistant Fire Chief Thomas Murray said firefighters were on the scene for nearly two hours. The cause of […] [Read More]
Categories: General