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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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Bridgeport police investigating Homicide Saturday

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UPDATE 5:16 P.M.: The 58-year-old store owner shot earlier Saturday has died, according to police spokesman William Kaempffer. This is the second store owner shot and killed in Bridgeport in recent weeks. 32-year-old Hakeem Joseph was fatally shot on March 25. ORIGINAL POST: Police are investigating a shooting of a person on Lexington Avenue this […] [Read More]
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Funeral services set for slain construction worker

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Funeral services have been scheduled for Jose Araujo, the construction worker who was fatally shot Thursday morning. Calling hours are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 31 at the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home at 559 Washington Ave in Bridgeport. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, at St. Augustine Cathedral, 359 […] [Read More]
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