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Cops: Shelton caregiver cashed blind man’s checks

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A caregiver from Shelton has been arrested for allegedly writing checks from an account of an 88-year-old, partially blind, Hamden man. According to Hamden Police Capt. Ronald Smith, Shante Pettway, a 27-year-old certified nursing assistant, was hired by the family as a caregiver. An  investigation revealed that Pettway obtained the 88-year-olds checking account information and […] [Read More]
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Open parking spaces along South Broad Street in Milford, Conn. on Thursday, August 13, 2014. Photo: Christian Abraham

Downtown Milford to get more parking

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday that the State Bond Commission at its next meeting will vote on nearly $5 million to support Phase I of the “Downtown Milford Parking Addition.” According to a press release from Malloy’s office, the project entails the City of Milford purchasing approximately 2.2 acres of property to create additional […] [Read More]
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Shelton bank robbed; 2 men sought

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The First Niagara Bank was held up Friday morning by two men and Shelton police are asking; 2 men for the public’s help to catch them According to Detective Chris Nugent, at approximately 9:39 AM, Shelton Police were dispatched to 704 Bridgeport Ave., First Niagara Bank, on a report of a bank robbery. Two males […] [Read More]
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Derby man hopes his Doritos commercial makes Super Bowl

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Markanthony Izzo is hoping his Doritos commercial makes the final cut. If it does he’ll get a million bucks and get a job offer from Universal Studios in Dorito’s “Crash the Super Bowl” contest. In his 30-second commercial, with the Bee Gee’s “Staying Alive” playing in the background, Izzo walks into a bar and orders […] [Read More]
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Stratford train station gets more parking

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There are now 145 more parking spaces at the Stratford train station, but more are needed. The state Department of Transportation says the first section of the reconstructed parking lot at the Stratford railroad station has been completed and is now open. The remaining sections of the lot will open in the spring of 2015 […] [Read More]
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Reckless motorcyclists storm Bridgeport

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Bridgeport police are responding to multiple sightings of reckless motorcycle riders across the city Saturday afternoon. At least 40 have been seen recklessly speeding on city streets. They are riding both street, dirt bikes and some quads. Police are calling them “the dirt bike/quad pack.” One rider struck a car on Chopsey Hill Road and […] [Read More]
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Veterans Day ceremonies set in Bridgeport

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Thomas Kanasky, president Greater Bridgeport Veterans Council, has announced details of Veterans Day services on Tuesday. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the council will start the day with a flag raising at Veterans Memorial Park at 9 AM. Kanasky, said all are welcome to attend. The ceremony will be held at the Colonel Mucci Memorial […] [Read More]
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Water main break in Bridgeport

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There is a water main break at Washington Avenue in Bridgeport. Peter Fazekas, Aquarion Water Co. spokesman, said the break involves a 16-inch main. At 9:30 AM, he said the break is expected to be repaired in six to eight hours. It’s affecting water company customers from 75 to 223 Washington Avenue. Police have set […] [Read More]
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Liza Powell, a first-grader at Black Rock School, is all smiles after being driven to school in a Bridgeport fire truck. Photo by Autumn Driscoll.

Bridgeport 1st grader goes to school in firetruck

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Teachers and fellow students at Black Rock School in Bridgeport knew when first-grader Liza Powell showed up for class today. That’s because Lisa arrived on a Bridgeport Engine Co. 7 fire truck. Liza got that honor because of a fundraiser at Black Rock School held as part of National Fire Prevention Week in October. “Our […] [Read More]
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Police are looking for this man for a home invasion last month in Milford.
His name is  Joseph Fox age 26 of 40 Pearson Avenue, Milford.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Milford Police Department at (203) 878-6551 or visit our website www.milfordpd.org and click on “Crime Tips” to report the information.

Milford cops make 3rd arrest in home invasion

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Milford police have made a third arrest in a home invasion last month. And they are looking for a fourth suspect in the case. On Wednesday, Thomas Hart, 23, of Kenmore Lane was charged with conspiracy to commit home invasion, conspiracy to commit asssault first degree, conspiracy to commit strangulation third degree, conspiracy to commit […] [Read More]
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