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Water main break in Bridgeport

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A portion of  John Street in downtown Bridgeport is closed this morning because of a water main break.  Crews are on the scene repairing the damage. [Read More]
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I left my heart in the Naugatuck Valley

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OK, the Naugatuck Valley isn’t like San Francisco, but at times it does have thick fog like the City by the Bay. This is one of the few times of the year when the still warm waters of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Rivers release some heat into the chilly air. The result: an often thick […] [Read More]
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Liz Cheney, Dee Dee Meyers coming to Fairfield U.

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Just in from Fairfield University … FAIRFIELD – In a pre-election event meant to illuminate two different political points of view, former Clinton Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers joins Keep America Safe Chair Liz Cheney at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. for the Fifth Annual Fairfield […] [Read More]
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Bumper sticker patriot

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Sometimes it’s easy to guess a person’s political beliefs  just by reading the bumper stickers on their vehicle. Take the case 0f the guy in a pickup truck seen in Shelton earlier this week. There were several stickers and decals posted on the rear window and tailgate of his Chevy truck. Among those: (My favorite) […] [Read More]
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Fire heavily damages Westport home

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WESTPORT —- A home in the town’s Greens Farms section was badly damaged in a fire that began at about 1 a.m. Wednesday. Westport Asst. Fire Chief Larry Conklin said that four engines and a rescue truck responded to the blaze in the Cape Cod-style home at 27 Guyer Road. The only occupant, a man in his […] [Read More]
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Fatal accident in Norwalk

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State Police say one person is dead in a crash involving a tractor trailer and two vehicles. The accident happened between exits 14 and 15 around 11:30 a.m.  Sources say the victim was a 20-year-old woman. Southbound I-95 was closed for nearly four hours. Traffic was diverted off of Exit 16 (East Avenue), shown above […] [Read More]
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Jepsen likes Bridgeport gun buy-back program

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Note: This is a release from George Jepsen’s campaign. It was not written by the Connecticut Post staff. BRIDGEPORT – A cache of more than 50 guns, including rifles and handguns, is evidence that an innovative buyback program is working to help get guns off the streets of Bridgeport, George Jepsen, Democratic candidate for Attorney […] [Read More]
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Barnum director named to Civil War commission

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Kathy Maher, Executive Director and Curator of the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, was recently appointed to the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission by Governor M. Jodi Rell. Ms. Maher will be joining co-chairs, Dr. Matthew Warshauer, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University and Dr. Booker DeVaugn, President Emeritus at Three Rivers Community College, […] [Read More]
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EPA: Hot summer meant more smog days

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The Environmental Protection Agency today confirmed that New Englanders experienced an increase in the number of poor air quality days this year, compared to 2009. Based on preliminary data collected between April and September, there were 28 days when ozone monitors in New England recorded concentrations above the standard. By contrast, in 2009 there were […] [Read More]
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Take back neighborhood walk postponed

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Just announced by Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch’s office: This evening’s ‘Take Back Our Neighborhood Walk at Park and Railroad avenues has been canceled due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled at a later date. For more information about the Take Back Our Neighborhood Walks, please call Bridgeport Police Department Community Services and ask for […] [Read More]
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