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John Burgeson

Everett Raymond Kinstler in his studio.

Presidential portrait artist to speak tonight at HCC

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We received this note from HCC: Bridgeport, CT …The Art Department of Housatonic Community College presents nationally renowned artist, Everett Raymond Kinstler to speak in the Events Center in Beacon Hall, 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, on Monday, February 10, 2014, 5 – 7 pm, free and open to the public. Kinstler will talk about a […] [Read More]
A number of business in Stratford could have made a better effort in keeping their sidewalks  clear. This drugstore on Paradise Green in Stratford has a sheet of ice for its sidewalk, although they did clear a nice path to their entrance. Photo was taken about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Icy sidewalks greet pedestrians — even in business districts

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Elliot Fetchin, 11, and his brother, Kyle, 8, braved the rain Wednesday afternoon to do some sledding in Stratford's Longbrook Park.

Great sledding — if you don’t mind getting wet

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Many side streets had a slushy coating, thanks to a combination of snow, sleet and rain on Wednesday. This was Parkway Drive in Stratford at about 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday.

A slushy slog on side streets

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Wednesday's wet snow was perfect for making snowmen and many were seen sprouting up on front lawns throughout the region. This little fellow was on Allyndale Drive in Stratford.

A perfect day — for snowmen

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Thanks to a topping of rain and sleet, Wednesday's snowfall took some effort to shovel. Digging out Ruth Burke and her son, Kyle; they live on Hurd Avenue in Stratford.

A heavy lift for those shoveling their driveways

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Categories: Stratford, weather

Milford snow emergency in effect until 5 p.m. today

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We received this note from Milford City Hall: REMINDER TO ALL MILFORD RESIDENTS: A SNOW EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED YESTERDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, WHICH REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY, FEBRUARY 5TH. DUE TO THE PRESENT CONDITIONS, ALTERNATE SIDE OF THE STREET PARKING WILL BE EXTENDED UNTIL 5:00 PM TODAY (WEDNESDAY). Cars parked on City roads should be parked […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, weather

Citizens Academy canceled for today

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MILFORD — Because of the snow, sleet and rain, the Milford Police Citizens Academy session for February 5, 2014 has been canceled. [Read More]

Stratford Town Hall is closed today

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STRATFORD — Owing to the snow, rain and sleet, Town Hall in Stratford is closed for today and all other town offices are closed as well, town officials announced this morning. [Read More]

In 2013, 32 people were killed by dogs in the U.S.

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Here’s a list of victims in the United States who were killed by domestic dogs in 2013, as compiled from news reports: * 1/8/13 Betty Todd, 65 years old, SC – Killed by her son’s pet pit bull. * 1/19/13 Christian Gormanous, 4 years old, TX – Killed by his neighbor’s chained pit bull * […] [Read More]