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Oxford schools closed Friday; shelter open for showers only

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OXFORD – Schools will be closed Friday because there is stiill debris on the roadways, First Selectman George R. Temple announced Thursday. He said the shelter set up at  Oxford High School, 61 Quaker Farms Road, will remain open until 8 p.m.  Thursday and reopen on Friday at 6 a.m. for showers only. The shelter will […] [Read More]
Categories: General

It’s back to school Friday for Ansonia students

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ANSONIA — Ansonia Public Schools will be open on Friday, city officials announced Thursday afternoon. “While there are still some road closures and downed wires and trees, we have been assured that UI’s ‘Make Safe’ crews have completed their review of our city’s damage and are now in full restoration mode,” Superintendent Carol Merlone wrote […] [Read More]
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Derby residents without power can get warm at community center

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 DERBY — The city has opened the Community Center for residents who have lost power and are in need of a warming station and charging station for their electronics, Mayor Anthony Staffieri announced Thursday. He said those using the facility should bring their own toiletries and towels for showers, as well as a picture ID. The […] [Read More]
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Good Samaritan helps snuff Bridgeport house fire

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Maurice Bacon was driving down Garfield Avenue in Bridgeport when he looked left and saw fire and smoke billowing from the second story porch of a three-family home. He parked and jumped out of the car. “Anybody in the house?” he hollered. Running toward the front door, he saw three people on the burning porch […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Fire