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John Burgeson

Tax office open Saturday in Milford

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We recently received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Mayor Ben Blake today announced that the Milford Tax Collector’s Office will be open on Saturday January 31, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 noon. According to Mayor Blake “The recent snow storm closed City offices to the public yesterday, and by opening […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

GBT suspending service all day today

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Greater Bridgeport Transit service will remain down the rest of the day on Tuesday. From a press release: GBT bus service is suspended in the Greater Bridgeport Region for the remainder of Tuesday, January 27, 2015. We know everyone is eager for bus service to resume. Our crews are working on cleanup and we will […] [Read More]
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Clear ice from you gas meter, officials say

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We just received this press release from United Illuminating: NEW HAVEN — UIL Holdings Corporation is asking customers to keep gas meters, vents, regulators and other equipment clear of snow and ice, as they clean and remove snow around their properties during and after the snow storm. Snow, ice and other debris piled up against […] [Read More]
Officials are asking residents to move their cars to the odd side of the street today (Tuesday).

Finch: Move your car to the odd side

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We received this note from City Hall in Bridgeport: BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is asking residents to move their vehicles to the odd numbered side of the road by 11 a.m. on Tuesday, to allow public works crews to clear the roads. Parking is still not permitted on Snow Emergency roads. “I want […] [Read More]
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Stratford state of emergency to end at 4 p.m. Tuesday

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We received this note from Town Hall in Stratford: The Stratford Emergency Operations Center will remain partially activated until 4 p.m. today. Residents with any storm related inquiries should call 203-380-6757. In the case of emergency, please call 9-1-1. – The state of emergency in Stratford will be lifted as of 4 p.m. today. – […] [Read More]
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Eminent domain hearing still on in Stratford, despite storm

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STRATFORD — The weather outside is not fit for man nor beast, but apparently it’s fine if you’re on the Town Council. The council’s Ordinance Committee will meet tonight, Monday, Jan. 26, 2014, despite a state of emergency ordered by both Mayor John Harkins and Gov. Dannel Malloy owing to a blizzard bearing down on […] [Read More]
Three plow trucks clear the snow on Main Street as snow continues to fall in Newtown, Conn., on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in this file photo.

“We’re ready,” Newtown’s Llodra says as storm bears down on region

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NEWTOWN — First Selectman E. Patricia Llodra said that the town is as ready as it can be for Storm Juno, which is expected to cover most of the state with about to feet of snow. “We are fully prepared,” she said. “We have a great emergency preparedness team and we’ve already met twice today […] [Read More]
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Salt is loaded into a waiting plow truck at the Stratford Public Works yard in Stratford, Conn.prior to Monday night's snowstorm.

“We are more prepared than 2 years ago,” Stratford mayor says

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STRATFORD — Mayor John Harkins said Monday that residents might have to plan on being in their homes for as long as 72 hours after the storm has ended to give crews a chance to clear the streets. He said that there are 77 pieces of equipment at the ready including 29 power shovels — […] [Read More]
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A plow truck spreads salt onto Bayshore Drive in Milford.

All Milford functions to halt at 5 p.m., Mayor Blake says

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We recently received this note from City Hall in Milford: Milford — Mayor Ben Blake and the City of Milford, and Governor Dannel Malloy and the State of Connecticut, have each declared a state of civil preparedness in preparation for Winter Storm Juno. A travel ban on all roads is in effect beginning at 9:00 […] [Read More]
Categories: Devon, Milford, weather, Woodmont
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Jeff Hannon, Norwalk; Naida Leslie, New Cannan; Joel Leneker, Stepney; and Bobbie Stoll. Norwalk, members of the Nutmeg Curling Club in Bridgeport, won the GNCC Senior Mixed Championship Cooper Trophy.  The event was held at Norfolk Curling Club in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Bridgeport’s Nutmeg Curling Club team snares GNCC trophy

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Categories: Bridgeport, Sports
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