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Author: Tom Cleary

Inmates to help clear snow from fire hydrants

The Conn. Department of Correction sent out a press release today about a unique way to use inmates time: Inmate work crews from the Connecticut Department of Correction are working with municipal

11 people escape from Fairfield basement blaze

FAIRFIELD – A basement fire that sparked a little after 8 p.m. on Thursday forced 11 people out of a four-family home on Forest Avenue, according to Assistant Fire Chief Scott Bisson. There were no

A morning guide to the storm

Snow is beginning to taper off across Southwestern Connecticut, but could continue lightly until around 7 a.m. High winds will remain throughout the morning, and that could lead to snow drifting and

Lane closures on I-95 NB in Bridgeport after tractor trailer accident

The right and center lanes of Interstate-95 northbound are closed between exits 26-27 because of a jackknifed tractor trailer that are blocking traffic. Emergency personnel are at the scene. Traffic

Multiple traffic incidents on I-95, Major Roadways

The DOT is reporting multiple traffic incidents across the state. Portions of I-95 north and south are closed, including between exits 18-21 northbound. The DOT is reporting problems with drivers

Disabled tractor trailer in Westport on I-95 SB

A disabled tractor trailer is causing delays on I-95 Southbound back to exit 22. The tractor trailer is broken down in the center lane of the highway, which is closed, in between exits 19 and 18.

Accident on Rt. 8 at the I-95 interchange

Update, 6:57 a.m.: The accident that occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Route 8 at the I-95 South interchange appears to be clearing up. Emergency personnel are still on scene, but traffic is moving

Multi-vehicle accident on I-95 South delaying traffic in Bridgeport, Fairfield

An accident that occurred just before 7 a.m. is causing major delays on I-95 Southbound, starting in Bridgeport and growing heavy from exits 27A to exit 23.

Stratford Christmas tree collection to begin Jan. 10

If you live in Stratford, hold onto your Christmas tree just a little bit longer. The town’s public works department will begin collecting discarded Christmas trees on Monday, Jan. 10.

Rell continues to encourage residents to stay inside

Gov. M. Jodi Rell is encouraging state residents to stay inside and off the roads as the Dept. of Transportation and emergency management crews clean up after the blizzard that passed through the state overnight.