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Fire sweeps through Monroe house

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Updated Post 6:45 p.m. The Red Cross is helping a family of four, two adults and two children, from Settlers Farm Road in Monroe. The Red Cross is providing help with emergency food, clothing and household needs. The family was able to make alternate arrangements for housing. Original Post: The following information was issued via […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian seriously hurt in Seymour accident

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A 54-year old Seymour man was seriously hurt after being hit by a car on Route 67 near French Memorial Park Friday night. Police say the man, who was not identified, was pushing a shopping cart when he was struck by a car  He was hit by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the […] [Read More]
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View from a drone: Bridgeport fire

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Keith Muratori, a Bridgeport firefighter, shot this dramatic video of the Hanover Street fire with his drone on Friday. It was posted on YouTube on Keith’s Firegroundimages channel on YouTube. Also check out Firegroundimages’ Facebook page HERE. As usual, another great video Keith! Thanks!.     [Read More]
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The fire at a glance

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The fire was reported at 12:45 PM at 350 Hanover Street on the West Side of Bridgeport. It quickly spread to four, nearby buildings. No one was injured, but three people and a dog named Gizmo were rescued. Two police officers are being credited for helping people get out of the burning buildings. When firefighters […] [Read More]
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Fire out in Bridgeport’s West Side

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UPDATE: 2:49 PM The fire out, but firefighters remain on the scene. Officials plan a briefing later this afternoon. UPDATE: 2:11 PM Two police officers are being credited for helping people get out of the burning buildings. One of them is Lt. M.C. Burchard. He said it was so hot in the building “it made […] [Read More]
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Milford driver arrested after hit and run

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A 50-year-old Milford driver has been arrested on multiple charges for allegedly striking the rear of another vehicle and leaving the scene, police said. Robert Crabtree Jr., 50, of 232 Broadway, was charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving, two counts of evading responsibility, following too close, failure to illuminate headlights and operating a […] [Read More]
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The Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman will be one of three clergy who will be giving ashes on Ash Wednesday to people at the Bridgeport train station.

Rail commuters offered ashes on Ash Wednesday

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Rail commuters showing up at the Bridgeport Train Station Wednesday morning will find something a little different not far from the platform. At 7 AM on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, clergy from the three downtown Bridgeport churches (the Rev. Walter C. Barton, of Golden Hill United Methodist Church; the Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman, of St. John’s […] [Read More]
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Woman arrested; claimed absent neighbor banged on wall

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A 62-year-old Milford woman was given a summons by police for complaining that her neighbor was banging on the wall and disturbing her. Milford police say that Mary Healy, of Demaio Drive, had made “numerous complaints” about the wall banging. When she called with another complaint on Feb. 11  “police confirmed that the neighbor was […] [Read More]
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