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Jim Shay

Shots fired at Bridgeport football game

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Shots were fired at at the Hardling/Central High School football game Thursday morning, forcing the game to be suspended. The game between the two Bridgeport high schools was put on hold and the teams were kept in the locker room. The shots were fired around 11:50 AM. Police are looking for a possible victim and […] [Read More]
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This is one of the intersections on Route 1 near the Westfield Connecticut Post mall where drivers whi block the intersection will get a ticket.

Milford cops: Block intersections, get $117 ticket

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  With the holiday shopping season upon us and the increase in motorists traveling through concentrated retail areas within Milford, two intersections on the Boston Post Road have been designated as “do not block the intersection” areas. Officer Jeffrey Nielsen said Boston Post Road and its intersections with Cedarhurst Lane and East Town Road have […] [Read More]
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Wilton police chief to be Trumbull’s top cop

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Wilton Police Chief Michael Lombardo has been named the Trumbull’s police chief. He will replace Police Chief Thomas Kiely, who is retiring on Jan. 1, after 40 years of service with the force. First Selectman Timothy Herbst made the announcement with the police commission Wednesday afternoon in Trumbull Town Hall. Lombardo has been Wilton police […] [Read More]
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Trumbull to announce new police chief

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At noon today in Town Hall, Trumbull First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and members of the Trumbull Police Commission will announce the next Police Chief for the town. After a brief meeting this morning, a vote is expected to take place to elect a successor for current chief, Thomas Kiely, who, after 40 years of […] [Read More]
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Monroe issues Code Red for storm

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From the Monroe Police Department: This is Code Red notification message from the Monroe Police Department and Monroe Emergency Management. A coastal weather system is predicted to enter the southwestern CT area Wednesday morning and continue through Thursday morning. Winter Storm warnings and Watches are in effect throughout Connecticut. To report any power outages, please […] [Read More]
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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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