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Amanda Cuda

Jumping on cars leads to assault, arrest in Milford

Milford police arrested two Spring Street men Saturday night after they reportedly jumped on cars in the area, and one of them allegedly assaulted several emergency personnel. According to police reports, officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated person jumping on parked cars in the Spring Street area, and possibly damaging them. The complainant […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime, Milford, Police

Public radio show mentions slice of Bridgeport history

Miserable weather got you stuck at home today? How about a drink? This weekend, the fun American Public Media radio show/podcast The Dinner Party Download dedicated its cocktails segment — which includes a historical story and an accompanying drink recipe — to the origin of the Frisbee. Since the plaything got its name from a […] [Read More]
State Rep. Kim Rose

State Rep. from Milford in car accident

State Rep. Kim Rose, D-Milford, was apparently in a car accident on her way to Hartford Tuesday. On her Facebook page, Rose posted “Got into an accident on I-91 today on my way to Hartford, no one was injured but my car was totaled. I’m sorry that I will miss some meetings today.” The post […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

Car fire on northbound Merritt Parkway

A car fire on the Northbound Merritt Parkway has shut down the right lane on the highway between exits 52 and 53 in Stratford. State police said the fire started about an hour ago, but the fire has since been extinguished and the car has been towed. No one was injured. Police did not know […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford, Traffic
Ken Staffey of Bridgeport hangs out with friends in Paris, where he was stranded due to this week's snowstorm.

Blizzard fears have Bridgeport man stuck in Paris … again

When Ken Staffey scheduled a brief holiday to Paris to celebrate a new job, some friends teased the Bridgeport resident for making his trip a little too brief. “People said I was crazy for going for only four days,” Staffey said via email. Well that problem’s been fixed. Staffey is stuck in Paris for an […] [Read More]
Categories: weather
Part of Park Avenue, near Fairfield Avenue, was flooded Monday morning.

Part of Park Avenue in Bridgeport closed due to flooding

On a short section of Park Avenue in Bridgeport, near Fairfield Avenue, one lane was closed to traffic due to flooding Monday morning. Updates will be posted as they become available. Update: Police spokesman William Kaempffer said the flooding is caused by a water main break and that the water company is on scene. The […] [Read More]
Categories: General

My interview with the downtown turkey

You’ve no doubt heard many stories about the turkey roaming the streets of downtown Bridgeport. I tried to interview the elusive bird today after seeing him outside the Grand Deli. It didn’t go well. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Forget the downtown turkey — say hello to the downtown butterfly

Perhaps you heard about the turkey wandering the streets of downtown Bridgeport? Well, step aside, turkey — there’s a new crazy critter in Bridgeport. Meet the world’s most hyperactive butterfly, captured in this video outside our offices. That’s me providing commentary. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport