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Boat destroyed in Bridgeport fire

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Bridgeport firefighters responded to a boat on fire at Dolphin Cove Marina 421 Seaview Ave. Sunday morning. Firefighters found a 26-foot Hydra-Sport boat at the dock that was fully involved in fire. At the time, a large barge was off-loading fuel at the dock about 500 feet away. The call came in at about 2:45 […] [Read More]
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Boat loses power off Bridgeport Harbor

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The engine of a 45-foot fishing trawler lost power off Bridgeport Harbor Saturday morning, sending the U.S. Coast Guard and Bridgeport marine units to its aid. Three people are on board the boat that is off the Bridgeport Harbor breakwater. The call came around 10: 15 AM. Dispatch reports say there is no medical emergency, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Columbus Day Parade steps off Oct. 12

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The Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, the oldest continuous parade in the state, is preparing to step off Sunday, October 12 in Bridgeport’s North End. The 106th Columbus Day Parade & Celebration, sponsored by the Council of Italian-American Societies of Greater Bridgeport (CIASGB), will begin at the corner of Wayne Street and Jewett Avenue in […] [Read More]
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Milford cops respond to domestic fight, find pot plants

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When officers responded to a domestic dispute at a Milford house they found several marijuana plants growing, police said. Police said Wednesday that they obtained an arrest warrant for a 33 Field Court man following the July 20 visit to the house. Along with the pot plants, police said they also found cultivation equipment and […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man shot in the chest

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Bridgeport detectives are investigating a shooting Tuesday evening in which a city resident was shot in the chest. The victim has been identified as Marlin Smith, 22, of Bridgeport. Police were dispatched to a report of shots fired at about 9:15 p.m. in the 600 block of Iranistan Avenue and located the victim with a […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport police ID homicide victim

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Bridgeport Detectives have released the identity of a man who was fatally shot late Saturday night. Curtis Stephens, 35, was fatally wounded as he entered his house at 179 Monroe St. “This is very active investigation,” said Police Chief Joseph Gaudett. “Detectives are pursuing leads and we are working to support the victim’s family in […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport cops: Do you know this bank robber?

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Bridgeport Police Detectives are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect in a bank robbery that occurred a TD Bank branch at 4865 Main St. at about 6:25 p.m.Friday. Detectives obtained information showing the perpetrator parked what is believed to be a white-colored Chevy Suburban on Minturn Street and walking to the bank. He later […] [Read More]
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Crews repairing Shelton water main break

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UPDATE: 10:28 AM The main break is on Bridgeport Avenue at Long Hill Crossroads in Shelton. There is alternating traffic through the scene at times, but two narrow lanes of orange cones let traffic squeeze by. Most of the surrounding businesses do not appear to be affected. UPDATE 9:40 AM None of the hotels in […] [Read More]
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Stevenson post office may close in Monroe

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U.S. Postal Service officials say they have been unable to extend the lease for the building that houses the post office in the Stevenson section of town. “The lease at the Stevenson Post Office, located at 281 Cottage Street, is scheduled to end on September 27 and negotiations to stay in that facility have not […] [Read More]
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Trumbull crash injures 2

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Two people are injured in a two-vehicle accident on Booth Hill Road and Stroble Avenue. One of the vehicles rolled over following the collision Wednesday afternoon. Initial reports say that two elderly people were involved in the crash. Check back for updates. [Read More]
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