Monthly Archive for October, 2012

: October, 2012

The latest Sandy school and college closing list.

Here is the latest on which schools and colleges are back open or are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy: COLLEGES SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, FAIRFIELD– Closed through Sunday.

Shelton Public Works announces Veterans’ Day closings

SHELTON¬†¬†— The city’s transfer station, compost site and the city yard will all be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans’ Day, according to Paul DiMauro, public works director. They

Some neighborhoods become islands

With sand, trees, wires and water choking roads some neighborhoods have become islands that will be difficult to get in and out of today and possibly for days to come. Sandy is reportedly moving deep

Cesar Batalla Bpt Shelter full, residents should go to Geraldine Johnson School

BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Bill Finch announced that the emergency shelter at Cesar Batalla School, 606 Howard Avenue, is full and can not handle any more residents. He urged residents from that area to go to

Oyster River flooding in Milford

A surge of water from Long Island Sound into the Oyster River on the border of Milford and West Haven forced the closure of New Haven Avenue between Andersen and the West Haven traffic circle. Water

Stratford closes Main Street near the airport

Stratford has shut down a section of Main Street near the Sikorsky Memorial Airport because of flooding

Updating the storm surge threat to New York and Connecticut

By: SciGuy A science blog with Eric Berger Although Hurricane Sandy remains a Category 1 hurricane, as we have seen with previous storms such as Hurricane Ike in 2008, large storms with a lower

Send us your photos, tips

As Sandy approaches the east coast, the Connecticut Post wants to know how you are dealing with the storm. If you have photos or videos of your community preparing for the weather, we want to see

West Haven to open shelters evacuate low lying areas

West Haven Mayor Picard declared a state of emergency this afternoon. Will open Carrigan School as a shelter at 4 pm. Beaches and surrounding parking are closed. People who live in flood prone areas

Jones Family Farm event this weekend

By Ivylee Rosario SHELTON — Jones Family Farm hosts its 27th annual UNICEF Festival Saturday and Sunday. The festival lasts from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and offers hayrides, games for children including