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Cops say up to $10,000 missing from school PTO funds

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MONROE — Police here say they have obtained search warrants and identified a “responsible person” in their investigation into an apparent embezzlement from the Stepney School PTO. Police have seized personal computers and bank statements related to the PTO’s accouint from the suspect’s home, Capt. Michael Flick said. Additional warrants have been served on a […] [Read More]
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Scene of shooting at 1631 Park Avenue in Bridgeport. Photo by Frank Juliano/CT post

Cops say man shot in price dispute over pot

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BRIDGEPORT — A man was shot in the leg after a dispute over the price of marijuana, police say. “An initial investigation indicates that an individual went to 1631 Park Avenue and spoke to people in front of the house there about buying some marijuana,” said William Kaempffer, the police department spokesman. “He left and […] [Read More]
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Coyotes chase, injure dog in Ansonia

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ANSONIA — Police are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets after a Park Place resident reported that her dog was injured by two coyotes last week. Lt. Andrew Cota, the police department spokesman, advised residents to ensure that their pets’ vaccinations are up to date. “Due to the fact that many people […] [Read More]
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Construction worker fatally shot; suspect in custody

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UPDATE: 4:30 PM Police have released a photo 33-year-old Gregory Weathers Jr., who was arrested in Thursday morning’s fatal shooting of 30-year-old Jose Araujo, of Milford. Weathers, of Saunders Avenue, is facing murder and gun charges, police said. No motive has been established, and police said there’s no indication the suspect and victim knew each […] [Read More]
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Ben Blake will seek new term as Milford mayor

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MILFORD — Benjamin G. Blake would like to be your mayor. Again. The popular incumbent will seek a third term, according to an announcement on the Milford Democrats web site. The campaign kickoff will be tonight, 6 p.m. at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue. Blake, who served as an alderman and […] [Read More]
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Worker dead after Bridgeport market robbery

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UPDATE: 9:44 AM Here’s the latest of what we know … A worker at T. Market on 1482 Reservoir Avenue is confirmed dead by Bridgeport police. The worker was shot during a robbery at the market, shortly before 8 AM Wednesday. The unidentified male worker is in his mid-20s. Police spokesman William Kaempffer said he […] [Read More]
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Avalon Apartments, 185 Canal Street in Shelton. Photo courtesy of AvalonBay

Gas leaks force Shelton evacuation

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SHELTON — Residents of the Avalon apartments in downtown Shelton were briefly evacuated after a report of a gas leak shortly after 10 p.m. PM Tuesday. Firefighter Nick Verdicchio, the department spokesman, said the original call was for a kitchen fire, which turned out to be a small grease fire that was quickly extinguished. “While […] [Read More]
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Milford approves K-5 school redistricting

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MILFORD — The Board of Education on Monday night approved one of the options for returning to a K-5 elementary school district that had been proposed by a Long Range Planning Committee. After several public hearings, surveys and board discussions, the board approved Option 4C, but also approved “grandfathering” in about 25 students, allowing them […] [Read More]
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Police: Man stole $478 in groceries from Stop & Shop

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MILFORD — A New Haven man who allegedly left the Stop & Shop on East Town Road with nearly $500 in stolen groceries was arrested on a warrant early Tuesday. Jerome Uva, 54, of Blake Street in New Haven, took the merchandise without paying for iy on Sept. 7, 2013. He was charged with sixth-degree […] [Read More]
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2 UConn students from Milford win Campus Moviefest

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Andrew Fowler and Aaron Gambardella¬†won the Campus Moviefest at at the University of Connecticut with their film “Guitarman: The Uncanny Life of An Introvert.” Both are graduates of Jonathan Law High School in Milford. Andrew is the son of John and Sharon Fowler; Aaron’s parents are Alphonse and Colleen Gambardella of Milford. In an Oscar-night […] [Read More]
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