Daily Archive for February 7th, 2013

: February 7th, 2013

Busy night for Bridgeport Fire Department

Even an upcoming blizzard doesn’t deter fires. In the course of one hour, from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., Bridgeport firefighters have been called to two fires, according to dispatch. The first fire was at
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CT Conference of Municipalities opposing Bpt. government reform bill

Bridgeport Democratic state Rep. Jack Hennessy’s push to put an end to the practice of allowing city employees to also serve on the city council has gained a bit of momentum. His bill’s got a page on
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What to expect– UPDATED

FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY FORECAST CONFIDENCE –INCREASING from 50-80+ PERCENT, Blizzard Watches for most of southern CT and Suffolk County, NY; Winter Storm Watches rest of area, Coastal Flood Watch for
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The latest storm update from the NWS

It’s coming and it is going to be bad. Details of the noon update are here:
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Quinnipiac Univ. to mark Emancipation Proclamation’s 150th

HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University will conduct a program to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation on Monday Feb. 18 (President’s Day)  beginning at 7 p.m.. in the Buckman
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Bridgeport readies its Emergency Operations Center

City officials including Mayor Bill Finch, Police Chief Joseph Gaudett Jr. and emergency management director Scott Appleby will meet at 4 p.m. to discuss the response to the coming storm.
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State warns of CO poisoning after storm

The state Department of Public Health is warning residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning if power is lost and alternative heating sources are used. The department said the potential for
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Veteran weatherman says storm is unprecedented

Brad Field, the meteorologist at NBC 30, WVIT in Hartford, said that the National Weather Service now predicts that 80 percent of the state will receive at least a foot of snow. “I can’t remember if
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DOT says its ready, and we’ve seen it before

The preparation for the upcoming storm began when the last one ended, said Kevin Nursick, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. Equipment was repaired and checked, supplies were
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Insurance Institute offers safety tips

WINTER STORM RESOURCES Advice for Staying Safe and Warm Alternative Heating Installing Weather Stripping & Seals Prevent Roof Collapse on Homes Preventing Frozen Pipes Preventing Ice Dams on Homes
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