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Jim Shay

Milford driver arrested after hit and run

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A 50-year-old Milford driver has been arrested on multiple charges for allegedly striking the rear of another vehicle and leaving the scene, police said. Robert Crabtree Jr., 50, of 232 Broadway, was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, two counts of evading responsibility, following too close, failure to illuminate headlights and operating a […] [Read More]
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The Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman will be one of three clergy who will be giving ashes on Ash Wednesday to people at the Bridgeport train station.

Rail commuters offered ashes on Ash Wednesday

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Rail commuters showing up at the Bridgeport Train Station Wednesday morning will find something a little different not far from the platform. At 7 AM on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, clergy from the three downtown Bridgeport churches (the Rev. Walter C. Barton, of Golden Hill United Methodist Church; the Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman, of St. John’s […] [Read More]
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Woman arrested; claimed absent neighbor banged on wall

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A 62-year-old Milford woman was given a summons by police for complaining that her neighbor was banging on the wall and disturbing her. Milford police say that Mary Healy, of Demaio Drive, had made “numerous complaints” about the wall banging. When she called with another complaint on Feb. 11  “police confirmed that the neighbor was […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man wounded after shots fired through door

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Police are investigating the shooting of a 25-year-old Bridgeport man, who was wounded after shots were fired through the door of Saunders Avenue apartment Sunday night. According to William Kaempffer, police spokesman, two men wearing masks and hoodies knocked on the man’s door around 7:30 PM. When the man opened the door, he saw that […] [Read More]
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Stratford police arrest 3 in major drug bust

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Stratford police have arrested three people in a major drug bust in which 214.5 grams of heroin and liquid methadone was seized. According to Lt. Frank Eannotti, starting in September of 2014 investigators of the Stratford Police Department initiated an investigation into alleged narcotics activity within the town. The subsequent investigation resulted in numerous sales […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport area communities coping with the storm

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With most schools closed and parking restrictions in place, communities in the greater Bridgeport area are reporting no major problems. Towns along the shoreline are dealing with a mixture of sleet and freezing rain. Many people are staying home on this, the third consecutive Monday for a winter storm has affected daily routines and the […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian struck in Fairfield

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A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Mill Plain Road Friday morning. The accident, near Unquowa Road, happened just before 7:30 AM. Northbound traffic on Mill Plain Road is shut down. The extent of the pedestrian’s injuries is unknown at this time. First responder dispatches say the pedestrian was down on the road when […] [Read More]
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Walter Gonzalez

Bridgeport man charged in Monroe burglary

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A 43-year-old Bridgeport man was arrested by Monroe police for allegedly stealing electronics, jewelry and sports memorabilia from a Stonecroft Way house. According to Lt. Brian McCalley,Walter Gonzalez, of Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal trespass and third-degree larceny. McCalley said, “During the course of their investigation, Monroe Police Detectives collected […] [Read More]
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Trumbull declares state of emergency

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From Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst: I am declaring a State of Emergency for the Town of Trumbull effective at 12:00 PM today, January 26, 2015. Please listen carefully to the following instructions: Trumbull Town Hall will be closed on tomorrow and Wednesday. The Trumbull Transfer Station will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday. Residents wishing […] [Read More]
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Towns winning battle in snow cleanup

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Greater Bridgeport towns and cities are cleaning up after the biggest snowfall of the season, a storm that dumped up to 5 inches of snow. Department of Public Works crews are reporting they are winning the battle of cleaning up local roads. Officials say the clean-up effort will be done quicker if residents follow parking […] [Read More]
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