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Hundreds of German shepherds coming to Bridgeport

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Press release: More than 200 World Class German Shepherds from all over the U.S. and many foreign countries will compete in a European-Style Ring Show from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day in Beardsley Park at 1875 Noble Ave. in Bridgeport. The public is invited to attend the competition. Admission is $5 per day […] [Read More]
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Water level on Lake Housatonic to be lowered

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The water level of Lake Housatonic will be lowered starting at midnight on Friday. Lake Housatonic is the stretch of the Housatonic River between the Derby and Stevenson dams. Towns bordering “the lake” include Derby, Shelton, Seymour, Oxford and Monroe. The water level will be lowered from 25.2 feet to 22.22 feet. The lake is […] [Read More]
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Shelton Day road closures on Sunday

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Shelton Day is scheduled for this Sunday, October 6. Shelton Police say Howe Avenue from Cornell Street to Beard Street will be closed to all traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic will be detoured from Howe Avenue at Cornell Street to Coram Avenue for northbound traffic, and from Howe Avenue at Brook Street […] [Read More]
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Poll: Should Christina Ayala resign?

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What readers are saying about Christina Ayala

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State Rep. Christina Ayala is apparently carrying a torch for her ex-boyfriend — the same one police arrested earlier this week for setting Ayala’s car on fire. Police are now investigating whether Ayala punched the ex’s new girlfriend in a bar fight shortly before the car burning incident. Today, it’s the most read story today […] [Read More]
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Stratford fire department rolls out new fire truck

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The Stratford Fire Department has introduced its new firetruck on its Facebook page today. “The new Engine 3 is in service in Lordship. This is the first new engine that Lordship has received in decades. The engine is equipped with a 1,500 gallon per minute pump, 750 gallons or water, 30 gallons of Class B […] [Read More]
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Atlantic salmon released in Naugatuck River

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Hundreds of Atlantic salmon have been released in the Naugatuck by the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. Earlier this week, 300 salmon were released into the Naugatuck River and Mount Tom Pond in New Preston. Later this week, DEEP will release 300 salmon into the Shetucket River and Crystal Lake (Ellington). The salmon […] [Read More]
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Archbishop urges day of fasting, prayer for Syria

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Press release: Hartford Archbishop Henry J. Mansell is encouraging people across the Archdiocese of Hartford to observe a “Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria” as declared by Pope Francis, on Saturday. The Archbishop will celebrate a special Mass for Peace on WCCT (Channel 20) at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 7th. At […] [Read More]
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Car fire causes spectacular blaze

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BRIDGEPORT – Just before 2:30 A.M. Wednesday, firefighters were called to a report of a car that crashed into a structure that burst into flames on Asylum Avenue, according to Doing It Local.com. It turns out to be a car near a building that was intentionally set and created a challenge and a spectacular blaze. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport recycling rate up 67 percent

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Press release from the City of Bridgeport: City saves nearly $400,000 as a result of increased recycling Mayor Bill Finch announced that the City of Bridgeport increased its recycling participation rate by 67 percent as compared to the previous two-year period. The increase follows the City’s switch to single-stream recycling and the expansion of the […] [Read More]
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