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First responders work at the crash scene of an accident on Route 8 , near Exit 12, in Shelton.

State Police ID victim in Route 8 fatal crash

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A 31-year-old Naugatuck man has been identified as the driver who was killed in Saturday’s fatal crash between Exits 12 and 13 in Shelton. Thomas Sulier, of Hill Street Extension, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 7:45 a.m. crash on northbound Route 8. According to an accident report of the crash, Sulier “was […] [Read More]
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This is the machete that was seized by Derby police during an altercation between two men Thursday afternoon.

Cops: Fighting men had machete, handgun

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Derby police stopped a dispute between two men Thursday afternoon that could have resulted in serious injuries. Quick action by Derby police resulted in no injuries and two men behind bars. Here is Lt. Justin Stanko’s account of the incident. At approximately 3:15 PM Thursday,  the Derby Police Department responded to the area of the […] [Read More]
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Two sought in Milford bank robbery

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From the Milford Police Department: The Milford Police Department is investigating a bank robbery which occurred at the Webster Bank located at 314 Merwin Avenue in Milford. On Wednesday at approximately 1:40 pm, two male subjects entered the bank through a rear door and approached the teller counter demanding money. No weapons were displayed during […] [Read More]
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Cops: Shelton contractor took money, did no work

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A Shelton man has been arrested for allegedly failing to perform home improvement work he was paid to do, according to Milford police. Timothy Kovalsky, 35, of Howe Avenue in Shelton, was arrested for performing home improvement without a valid certificate, failure to refund a home improvement payment, third-degree larceny and failure to appear in […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman charged in unemployment fraud

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A Bridgeport woman has been arrested and charged with illegally collecting nearly $3,000 in unemployment compensation benefits. Christine M. Gray of Rainbow Road, was charged with one count each of larceny in the first degree by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation fraud. The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Unemployment […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man exposed himself in mall store

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A 25-year-old Bridgeport man has been arrested by Milford police for allegedly exposing himself inside a store. Jeremy Wilson, of Lourine Street in Bridgeport, was arrested on charges of public indecency and second-degree assault. Milford police said they received a complaint that a man exposed himself in the Gap store in the Westfield Connecticut Post […] [Read More]
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Free water taxi to Pleasure Beach starts May 23

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On May 23, the start of Memorial Day weekend,  it’s back to the beach. That’s the day free water taxi service to Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport resumes. That’s MAY 23, NOT this Saturday, as originally posted. Yeah, I was thinking summer way too early. Mayor Bill Finch, also known as “The Green Mayor,” made the announcement on Wednesday – […] [Read More]
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Road across Stevenson Dam closed next weekend

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The road across the Stevenson Dam, between Oxford and Monroe, will be closed next weekend. That’s because the owner of the 96-year-old dam, First Light Hydro Generating Co.. says maintenance work is needed on the dam that spans the Housatonic River. The road, Route 34, will be closed from 6 AM Saturday, May 2, to […] [Read More]
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