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Twilight star coming to Trumbull mall

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Peter Facinelli, a star of Twilight Saga Movies will be at the Westfield Trumbull Mall on Saturday to help with Alex’s Lemonade Stand. Shoppers and visitors will have a chance to meet and greet with Facinelli and raise money and awareness for childhood cancer. Attendees can have any Twilight memorabilia signed as well as have […] [Read More]
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Malloy makes Rolling Stone list of pot reformers

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No he didn’t make the cover of Rolling Stone, but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy did make the magazine’s top 10 list of politicians on pot reform. Malloy made the list along with Rep, Barney Frank of Massachusetts and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas. Vermont Gov. Pete Shumlin is also on Rolling Stone’s refer-friendly list. The […] [Read More]
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Free tickets available for Marine Corps Band concerts

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BRIDGEPORT — For the 25th consecutive year, the Columbus Day festivities will feature a free Marine Corps band concert. This year, the Parris Island Marine Band will perform two concerts on at 7 p.m. Saturday and at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Klein Memorial Auditorium. Admission is free but tickets are required. Tickets are available […] [Read More]
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Newfield Park celebration postponed to Sunday

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Mayor Bill Finch’s  “Park City Celebration” event at Newfield Park in the East End has been postponed to Sunday because of expected rain. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday, but Elaine Ficcara, Finch’s spokeswoman, said it will be held on Sunday when the weather is expected to be better. It will be held from […] [Read More]
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Firefighters, nonprofit team up to win new van

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PRESS RELEASE: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, Fire Chief Brian Rooney and RYASAP Executive Director Robert Francis urge everyone  today to cast their vote on Facebook in an effort to win a new Toyota for RYASAP Safe Asleep program. City officials and RYASAP representatives will kick off the ‘Election Day’ Facebook challenge that will ultimately decide […] [Read More]
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Summer fire safety tips

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Here are some summer fire safety tips offered by the Shelton Fire Department. PRESS RELEASE: Summertime presents the return of several seasonal fire hazards with activities shifting outdoors. Among the most common involve cooking grills, wooden decks, and use of gasoline and other flammable liquids. Ted Pisciotta, Assistant Chief, Fire Prevention encourages everyone to consider […] [Read More]
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Check Twitter before visiting waterfront parks

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If you’re thinking about heading to one of Connecticut’s state parks on Long Island Sound next week be warned. If you get there late you may find that the park may have already reached full parking capacity. DEEP says that’s likely to happen next week as we head into warm summer weather and the July […] [Read More]
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Charles Island closed for the birds

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Charles Island, off of Silver Sands State Park in Milford, is closed to humans until Sept. 9. The reason? Nesting shorebirds including endangered piping plovers and least terns. And by the way, there is no swimming at Silver Sands today because of poor water quality. It’s the same case at part of Sherwood Island in […] [Read More]
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Colony Grill coming to Milford

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Press release: Bryan Atherton of Atherton & Associates Commercial Properties has announced Colony Grill Development, LLC has reached a lease agreement with Milford Broad Street, LLC to open a Colony Grill restaurant at 36-38 Broad Street in Milford, CT – the former location of the landmark Harrison’s Hardware store, situated just across from the historic […] [Read More]
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Crackdown on impaired boaters this weekend

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PRESS RELEASE: The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police will be stepping up enforcement activities this weekend on those who may be boating under the influence. EnCon Police officers will participate in Operation Dry Water and will be out in force looking for boaters with a Blood Alcohol Content […] [Read More]
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