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Police and fire officials visit Bridgeport school

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BRIDGEPORT — An assignment to mark 9/11 in teacher Kimberly Trez’s third-grade class at the Park City Magnet School has grown into a school-wide assembly to be held later this morning. Trez asked her students to write thank you letters to Bridgeport police officers and firefighters, explaining to her students the crucial role that first responders […] [Read More]
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It’s Nina Poeta Day in Seymour

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SEYMOUR — First Selectman Kurt Miller has issued a proclamation declaring today as Nina Poeta Day in town, to  ”recognize Nina’s strength and courage..” Miller has asked residents to wear pink and grey as a symbol of their support of the Seymour High cheerleader’s fight against brain cancer. Family friend Elizabeth Pisano said  ”A beautiful […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport celebrates Food Day with cook-off

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BRIDGEPORT — It’s National Food Day, and the city will mark it with the second annual Chef’s Competition with samples from several of Bridgeport’s top restaurants. The event, from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Margaret Morton Government Center on Broad Street, also includes events for children. The Green Chef Challenge will include the […] [Read More]
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Dr. A. Dennis McBride, Milford's health director. CT Post file photo.

Milford’s health director is retiring

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MILFORD — Dr. A. Dennis McBride, the city’s health director for the past 12 years, has announced his retirement effective Jan. 2, 2015. McBride has spearheaded community health initiatives, including a task force to deal with hoarding, and helped create and enforce the city’s various blighted housing ordinances. The former health director of both the […] [Read More]
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Monroe police sponsor Special Olympics benefit

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Tobacco sting nets six Milford stores

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MILFORD — Six local businesses have been fined $200 each and also face administrative sanctions from the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services after an undercover sting operation Saturday by Milford police and DMHAS agents. Police and agents from the DMHAS Tobacco Enforcement and Prevention Program entered 23 local businesses where tobacco products are […] [Read More]
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Fire reported at Foran High in Milford

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UPDATE 4:30 PM The small fire was found in the third floor bathroom and was made up of trash, according to a release by the Milford Fire Department. The Fire department responding to the scene found the building already evacuated. The fire, which was reported at 12:22 p.m., was quickly extinguished with minor damage sustained […] [Read More]
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Security camera footage from City Sound Electronics showing burglary suspect. Photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport police seek ID of store burglar

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BRIDGEPORT – Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who burglarized City Sound Electronics last week. Police responded to a burglary at store, at 1094 Main Street, at about 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 16, and were able to get a photo of the suspect from the security camera. Detectives also are investigating whether […] [Read More]
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Fire guts Milford home

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MILFORD — A heavy fire Monday afternoon destroyed a portion of a home at 28 Underhill Road. Flames and smoke were shooting out of the rear of the house and were approaching the garage when firefighters arrived at 2:15 p.m., said Capt. Greg Carman, the Milford Fire Department spokesman. “Multiple hose lines were used to […] [Read More]
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Cops: Robber used dye-covered cash to buy pizza

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NEW HAVEN — This city has amazing pizza, and police here say that an alleged bank robber used dye-covered money from the recent holdup of a Webster Bank to buy himself a slice or two. WTNH reports that Derrell Soulds is in custody under a $200,000 bond after the cheesy caper. Read the full WTNH story […] [Read More]
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