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Stratford to host free breakfast for veterans

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Press release: Mayor John A. Harkins, in conjunction with Stratford Senior Services, will honor local veterans with a free breakfast and program at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 31st, at the Raymond Baldwin Community Center, 1000 West Broad Street. “Awhile ago, a gentleman suggested that we honor our hometown veterans who have recently returned from Iraq […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Merritt Parkway crash

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Fairfield fire and rescue personnel were responding just before 9pm to a crash northbound on the Merritt Parkway before Exit 42. Police said a car went off the roadway and struck a tree. Smoke was coming from under the car and there was a concern it could catch fire. The condition of the driver was […] [Read More]
Categories: General

May 20th is opening day at Boothe Park

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Sunday, May 20th is opening day at Boothe Park in Stratford. All the museum buildings will be open for tours, and demonstrations. Admission is free. There will be refreshments and a birthday cake in honor of the Boothe brothers. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Boothe Park. Events line-up: Antique Car Show (9:00 […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Meet & Greet planned with Stratford Police Chief

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The South End Community Center at 19 Bates Street will host a meet and greet with Stratford Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17. This informal event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Several members of Ridenhour’s staff will be on hand to discuss safety and patrolling issues, general […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Stratford

No horsing around here

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Bridgeport mounted police officers ride down Reef Road in Fairfield to assist local police with the annual Fairfield University student Clamjam [Read More]
Categories: General

Truck hits Marshall’s building in Stratford

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Reporter Linda Conner Lambeck, doing some Saturday morning errands, shot this photo showing damage to the Marshall’s store building in Stratford. Linda says the damage was caused by a truck that clipped the building. Marshall’s is located 411 Barnum Ave. in Stratford Square Center. A woman who answered the phone at the store said Marshall’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Park City Schools and Community Alliance hosting event at Curiale School

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As part of its project to revitalize the areas around Bridgeport schools, the Park City Schools and Community Alliance will be hosting an event at Curiale School on Laurel Avenue on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The community gathering will: Clean-up the area around the school and community. Plant a school […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Want to buy a rescued horse?

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PRESS RELEASE State Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky announced today the up-coming sale of a group of rescued animals consisting of 10 horses. The animals are consigned to the University of Connecticut’s Annual Spring Horse Auction and Tack and Equipment Tag Sale, to be held Saturday, at the UConn Horse Arena on Horse Barn Hill […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Shelton police kill pitbull that attacked woman

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SHELTON — A 40-pound pitbull that attacked a woman Tuesday night was shot and killed Wednesday morning after it showed aggressive behavior to police and animal control officers who were trying to capture it. Police received a report of a dog attacking a woman — at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday — as she was getting […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Malloy signs bill repealing death penalty

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The state’s death penalty is officially … dead PRESS RELEASE HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement after signing S.B. 280, An Act Revising the Penalty for Capital Felonies: “This afternoon I signed legislation that will, effective today, replace the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of […] [Read More]
Categories: General