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Warrant: Milford man threatened to ‘take Jonathan Law H.S. hostage’

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Milford police have arrested a 48-year-old Milford man for allegedly making a threat referencing Jonathan Law High School. James Piccirillo, who lives across the street from Jonathan Law High School, was charged with threatening in the second degree, illegal possession of explosives and illegal possession of an assault weapon. He is being held on $250,000 […] [Read More]
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IRS scam spreads to Shelton

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Shelton is the latest community where residents have been confronted by IRS scams. Shelton police said they have received numerous calls recently from citizens who state someone called them claiming to be from the IRS and that they owe money. Residents who receive these calls are advised to not release any personal information and hang […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman injured in New York crash

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A Bridgeport woman was seriously injured Tuesday when her SUV became airborne on Interstate 84 in New York state , collided with a pickup truck and then rolled over, ejecting her, state police told LoHud.com. Marie D. Rene, 35, was at the end of the ramp from northbound Interstate 684 to eastbound I-84 when she […] [Read More]
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Aquarion acquires Derby water system

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Aquarion Water Co. has announced completed the acquisition of the East Derby Waterworks Co., a water system owned by the city of Derby that serves 1,850 Derby residents. “We are pleased to welcome Derby to the Aquarion family,” said Aquarion President and CEO Charles V. Firlotte. “We look forward to providing our new customers with […] [Read More]
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Fundraisers to help Bridgeport fire victims

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Re-Entry Ministry is hosting three fundraisers to raise money to help relocate people who were made homeless after a fire last month in Bridgeport. Founder and Executive Director Queenie S. Mims said 10 women and a 2-month-old baby lost their home when fire swept through Re-Entry’s Holly Street house on Sept. 22. The three-night fundraising […] [Read More]
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Seymour getting new trash, recycling bins

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Beginning today, town residents will be receiving new garbage and recycling bins from the town’s garbage and recycling contractor, Winters Brothers. These bins are part of the transition to a new automated collection system. Each household that receives municipal garbage and recycling removal services will receive one 96-gallon rolling garbage bin and one 96-gallon rolling […] [Read More]
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Fight leaves 1 man dead in Bridgeport

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Police are investigating the latest homicide in Bridgeport. This time, it’s a 51-year-old man,who witnesses tell police was involved in a fight. According to Police Spokesman William Kaempffer, just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a call of an injured person in front of 83 Seeley Street. When they arrived, they found the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police probe shooting

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday. The 20-year-old victim, a Bridgeport resident, was shot in the area of Remington Street. Police responded to a report of gunshots and located the victim. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening and he is being treated at Bridgeport Hospital. […] [Read More]
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Report: Bagley resigns from school board

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BRIDGEPORT — John Bagley, the former Harding High School standout who had five seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1980s, resigned Wednesday from the Board of Education. No reason was given for his resignation and attempts to contact Bagley were unsuccessful. Bagley, 54, was the chairman of the newly formed school board’s Facilities Committee, […] [Read More]
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Public works crews from across Connecticut will be competing in Connecticut Association of Street & Highway Snow Plow Roadeo. The event helps crews prepare for winter.

Bridgeport road crews prepare for winter

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Bridgeport’s road crews are preparing to tackle the difficult weather conditions for the upcoming winter that begins in 72 days. This morning, starting at 11, they will be having drills at 567 Seaview Avenue. The drills are also practice for next Thursday’s Connecticut Association of Street & Highway Snow Plow Roadeo. That’s where municipalities from […] [Read More]
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