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Trumbull to announce new police chief

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At noon today in Town Hall, Trumbull First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst and members of the Trumbull Police Commission will announce the next Police Chief for the town. After a brief meeting this morning, a vote is expected to take place to elect a successor for current chief, Thomas Kiely, who, after 40 years of […] [Read More]
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Monroe issues Code Red for storm

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From the Monroe Police Department: This is Code Red notification message from the Monroe Police Department and Monroe Emergency Management. A coastal weather system is predicted to enter the southwestern CT area Wednesday morning and continue through Thursday morning. Winter Storm warnings and Watches are in effect throughout Connecticut. To report any power outages, please […] [Read More]
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Cops: Shelton caregiver cashed blind man’s checks

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A caregiver from Shelton has been arrested for allegedly writing checks from an account of an 88-year-old, partially blind, Hamden man. According to Hamden Police Capt. Ronald Smith, Shante Pettway, a 27-year-old certified nursing assistant, was hired by the family as a caregiver. An  investigation revealed that Pettway obtained the 88-year-olds checking account information and […] [Read More]
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Open parking spaces along South Broad Street in Milford, Conn. on Thursday, August 13, 2014. Photo: Christian Abraham

Downtown Milford to get more parking

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday that the State Bond Commission at its next meeting will vote on nearly $5 million to support Phase I of the “Downtown Milford Parking Addition.” According to a press release from Malloy’s office, the project entails the City of Milford purchasing approximately 2.2 acres of property to create additional […] [Read More]
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Shelton bank robbed; 2 men sought

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The First Niagara Bank was held up Friday morning by two men and Shelton police are asking; 2 men for the public’s help to catch them According to Detective Chris Nugent, at approximately 9:39 AM, Shelton Police were dispatched to 704 Bridgeport Ave., First Niagara Bank, on a report of a bank robbery. Two males […] [Read More]
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Derby man hopes his Doritos commercial makes Super Bowl

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Markanthony Izzo is hoping his Doritos commercial makes the final cut. If it does he’ll get a million bucks and get a job offer from Universal Studios in Dorito’s “Crash the Super Bowl” contest. In his 30-second commercial, with the Bee Gee’s “Staying Alive” playing in the background, Izzo walks into a bar and orders […] [Read More]
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Stratford train station gets more parking

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There are now 145 more parking spaces at the Stratford train station, but more are needed. The state Department of Transportation says the first section of the reconstructed parking lot at the Stratford railroad station has been completed and is now open. The remaining sections of the lot will open in the spring of 2015 […] [Read More]
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Reckless motorcyclists storm Bridgeport

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Bridgeport police are responding to multiple sightings of reckless motorcycle riders across the city Saturday afternoon. At least 40 have been seen recklessly speeding on city streets. They are riding both street, dirt bikes and some quads. Police are calling them “the dirt bike/quad pack.” One rider struck a car on Chopsey Hill Road and […] [Read More]
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Veterans Day ceremonies set in Bridgeport

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Thomas Kanasky, president Greater Bridgeport Veterans Council, has announced details of Veterans Day services on Tuesday. On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the council will start the day with a flag raising at Veterans Memorial Park at 9 AM. Kanasky, said all are welcome to attend. The ceremony will be held at the Colonel Mucci Memorial […] [Read More]
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Water main break in Bridgeport

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There is a water main break at Washington Avenue in Bridgeport. Peter Fazekas, Aquarion Water Co. spokesman, said the break involves a 16-inch main. At 9:30 AM, he said the break is expected to be repaired in six to eight hours. It’s affecting water company customers from 75 to 223 Washington Avenue. Police have set […] [Read More]
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