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11 displaced by Bridgeport house fire

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BRIDGEPORT — A quickly-moving fire Monday evening on Wilmot Avenue left 11 people temporarily homeless, Assistant Chief Mike Caldaroni said. “It had made significant headway on us, and it had already spread from the back porch into the attic,” the fire official said Tuesday afternoon. The fire in a multi-family house at 341 Wilmot Avenue […] [Read More]
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Bus ads will tout Bridgeport “Sleep Safe’ effort

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BRIDGEPORT — A program that has already distributed 50,000 free smoke detectors to city homeowners and renters will be getting a new, higher profile. Using Bridgeport firefighters as models, a series of ads on Greater Bridgeport Transit buses will roll along city streets reminding residents that they can call to get a smoke detectors, no […] [Read More]
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Longtime Milford eatery closes suddenly

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MILFORD — Uno Pizzeria and Grill, a fixture at 1061 Boston Post Road closed without warning on Sunday. The restaurant posted on its Facebook page: “It is with sadness that we must let you know that our restaurant has closed. We have enjoyed being a part of this wonderful community. We thank you for sharing […] [Read More]
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Report: Racially charged fliers found in Milford

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MILFORD — A stack of printed fliers with the message “White Lives Matter” has been found in a north Milford neighborhood, NBC Connecticut reports. The fliers found on Herbert Street, in the upscale Great River neighborhood, are a reference to the slogan “Black Lives Matter” used by groups responding to police violence against young black […] [Read More]
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Man falls into hole in street, injures leg

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BRIDGEPORT — One thing we know for sure — it wasn’t supposed to be there. A man crossing Gregory Street at Walnut Street on Wednesday morning stepped into a a ¬†hole, injuring his leg. Variously described by police and fire dispatchers as an open manhole and as a sinkhole created when pavement collapses when soil […] [Read More]
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Daniel Dzwonkowski. Photo courtesy of Stratford police.

Fight over cash leads to stabbing

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STRATFORD — A Milford man will be arraigned later today at Superior Court in Bridgeport after a violent fight over money ended with a stabbing. Daniel Dzwonkowski, 24, was located by Bridgeport and Stratford officers a short time after the 9 p.m. incident, police said. Officers responding to a report of a fight in the […] [Read More]
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Cops: Mall employee gave away merchandise

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MILFORD — A former employee of a store in the Connecticut Post Mall has been charged with allowing a customer to leave with $243 of merchandise without paying. Richard Hayes, 24, of Chapel Street in New Haven, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday in connection with the alleged theft on Sept. 6, 2013. Hayes was […] [Read More]
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Historical interpreter Patricia Sweeney, far left, leads 3-year-old Charlotte Chenery, of Derby, and her mother Heather and grandmother Kim Chenery on a tour of the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Conn. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. This year's holiday decor at the former home of Frances Osborne Kellogg is inspired by the symphony orchestra, with 10 rooms each showcasing different musical components.  Holiday museum tours run Thursday to Sunday through December 20th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission is free and donations are accepted.
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Derby’s Osbornedale homestead reopens Saturday

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DERBY — Frances Osborne Kellogg’s art and antique collections in her gracious Colonial Revival home and the¬†flowering trees, fragrant shrubs, and gorgeous flowers of the Kellogg Estate gardens reopen to the public on Saturday. Now a state park, the property begins its 32 season with guided tours of the house and gardens and information and […] [Read More]
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