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Flash flood heavy rainfall map

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From the National Weather Service in New York City: Here is an updated graphic with our flash flood watch, storm total rainfall and latest forecast track of Andrea. Please note that the system will be moving on the coast of the Florida Panhandle within the next few hours and begin weakening. By the time the […] [Read More]
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Gov. Malloy’s closing remarks of legislative session

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Governor Dannel P. Malloy 2013 Legislative Session Closing Remarks Hall of the House, State Capitol Lt. Governor Wyman, Speaker Sharkey, President Williams, Leaders McKinney and Cafero, distinguished legislators. It’s always an honor for me to address you in this great chamber. I want to thank you for all of the hard work you’ve done over […] [Read More]
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Malloy: State has $82.5M action plan for Sandy relief

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Press release Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the state has released two action plans describing how a total of $82.5 million in federal relief funds will be expended to address the critical needs of Connecticut residents affected by Storm Sandy. “Getting life back to normal for residents has been a top priority for […] [Read More]
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Video: Oxford kids write song on bullying

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  Lyrics written By Stephanie O’Connell and Lydia Brown, 4th Grade Students Oxford Center School Music by Chris Barre     I was on the school bus one day It was a shiny day in May I was lost in my own pride Until I found a reason to hide   There were bullies on […] [Read More]
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TV and video coverage of train crash

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Update on injured train passengers

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Seventy people were injured in Friday evening’s Metro-North accident in Bridgeport. Three patients remained in critical condition Saturday, with two of those stable, according to officials at two Bridgeport hospitals. The nursing supervisor at St. Vincent Medical Center said Saturday that 44 people from the crash had been treated there, and that five of those […] [Read More]
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Malloy: Start planning for alternative transportation

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Saturday now is the time to start making alternative transportation plans for those who depend on Metro-North trains. When asked when he thought train service would return to normal, Malloy said,  “We really cannot give you good information on that. We will set up a system to move people from […] [Read More]
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Local streets blocked near train collision

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The Metro North collision between two commuter trains has tied up traffic in Bridgeport’s West End, as Fairfield Avenue between Railroad Avenue westbound and Pine Street is closed to both traffic and pedestrians. Westbound traffic has been detoured onto Commerce Drive, also known as State Street Extension. Eastbound vehicles are being diverted onto Railroad Avenue. […] [Read More]
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Hazardous waste collection day in Trumbull

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There will be a household hazardous waste collection for residents of Trumbull, Easton and Monroe on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Indian Ledge Park in Trumbull. The park is located at 307 Indian Ledge Park Drive. A Connecticut driver’s license is required. Items to bring include oil-based paints, varnishes, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport hires investigators to catch illegal dumpers

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Press release from the City of Bridgeport: BRIDGEPORT – The City has put illegal dumpers on notice: If you choose to dump your debris in our neighborhoods, it might hit you where it hurts. The city recently contracted with a private investigation firm to stake out illegal dumping hotspots. Within an hour this weekend, the […] [Read More]
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