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The Stevenson Post Office is seen in this Streetscape image from Goggle Earth.

Stevenson post office may close in Monroe

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U.S. Postal Service officials say they have been unable to extend the lease for the building that houses the post office in the Stevenson section of town. “The lease at the Stevenson Post Office, located at 281 Cottage Street, is scheduled to end on September 27 and negotiations to stay in that facility have not […] [Read More]
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Trumbull crash injures 2

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Two people are injured in a two-vehicle accident on Booth Hill Road and Stroble Avenue. One of the vehicles rolled over following the collision Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports say that two elderly people were involved in the crash. Check back for updates. [Read More]
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Pumpkin Delight School in Milford, Conn.

Cops: Milford school janitor arrested for leaving gifts, notes

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A custodian in a Milford grammar school has been arrested for leaving unwanted gifts and notes in an attempt to develop a “personal relationship” with a 10-year-old girl, police said. Robert Rua, 55, of 154 New Haven Ave., Milford was charged with risk of injury to a minor, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. He is […] [Read More]
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Crime scene tape surrounds the location where a 24-year-old man was shot on Wednesday morning. Photo by John Burgeson.

Man shot in Bridgeport housing complex

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UPDATE: 9:57 AM Police spokesman Bill Kaempffer said the victim is a 24-year-old Bridgeport resident, who he identified as Zack Archibald. Kaempffer confirmed Archibald was shot in the legs and lower back. He said the wounds are not life threatening. The investigation is continuing. ORIGINAL POST Bridgeport police are on the scene of a shooting […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport motor vehicle stop turns up heroin

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A motor vehicle stop led to three arrests Monday afternoon, according to Bridgeport police. Officer Carlos Vazquez pulled over the vehicle near the corner of East Main and Howe streets. He noticed the odor of marijuana and observed what appeared to be a bag of marijuana inside the vehicle, according to Bill Kaempffer, police spokesman. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport teen shot, wounded in buttocks

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A Bridgeport man was shot in the buttocks late Monday. Officer Benita Bailey had responded to an unrelated call on Trumbull Avenue when she heard gunshots and observed several vehicles fleeing the area. She went to that location and was flagged down by  an 18-year-old Bridgeport, who stated that he had been shot. The wound […] [Read More]
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Ansonia probes rash of commerial burglaries

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Ansonia police are investigating a rash of commerical burglaries Lt. Andrew Cota said since Sept. 1,  police have responded to four commercial burglaries. Three of the burglaries have been on the West Side of town and one on the East Side. All of the burglarieshappened in the overnight hours, Cota said, between 2 and 6 […] [Read More]
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AC problems keep Foran High closed in Milford

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Joseph A. Foran High School students have a good reason to hit the beach today: no classes on Wednesday. That’s because air c0nditioning problems need to be fixed before students and staff can return. Officials said the problem was “totally unexpected.” Technicians were called to the school after students were sweltering inside the building as […] [Read More]
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Funeral set for Monroe woman in ‘suspicious’ death

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Funeral services are set for the Monroe woman, who was found bleeding from the head in her condominium complex, last Monday. Jennifer R. Sredzinski was rushed to Bridgeport Hospital where she died several days later. Monroe police said her death is being investigated as an “untimely death under suspicious circumstances.” Last Monday, police received a […] [Read More]
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Man shot in the neck in Bridgeport

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in the Marina Village housing complex early Saturday. The victim, identified as Eugene Williams, 48, of Bridgeport, suffered a gunshot wound to the neck. He was transported to Bridgeport Hospital where he underwent surgery. Police responded to the area of 380 Iranistan Ave. at about 2:30 a.m. […] [Read More]
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