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Author: Jim Shay

Cops: Shelton contractor took money, did no work

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

Bridgeport woman charged in unemployment fraud

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

Milford police: Man exposed himself in mall store

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

Free water taxi to Pleasure Beach starts May 23

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

Road across Stevenson Dam closed next weekend

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

Bridgeport police investigating Homicide Saturday

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

Funeral services set for slain construction worker

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
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Memorial fund set up for slain worker Jose Araujo

A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Jose Araujo, the Burns Construction Co. worker who was fatally shot at a work site Thursday morning. The fund, set up on, was created by
John Naughright.

Stratford man charged with child porn

A 36-year-old Stratford man has been arrested for possession of child pornography, according to Lt. Frank Eannotti. Stratford Police Youth Bureau arrested John Naughright, on Saturday and will appear

Milford cops: Worker charged $2,364 to employer’s credit card

Milford police have arrested a Bridgeport man for allegedly using a company credit card for making 51 unauthorized purchases last summer. Stephen Pintek, 36, of Noble Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged