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Milford divers practice ice rescues (w/video)

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MILFORD — As members of the Milford Fire Department’s elite ice rescue team practiced Wednesday on Mondo Ponds,  one of the reasons the team drills as often as possible during the winter months was close by. An improvised hockey rink had been carved into the pond’s ice, behind John F. Kennedy School and part of […] [Read More]
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Cops: Former Sears employee took $1,666

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MILFORD — A Bridgeport man was arrested on a warrant Monday for allegedly taking $1,666 from an internal Sears store account while he was employed there in October. Allan Garcia, 27, of Travis Drive in Bridgeport made three unauthorized transactions, crediting his personal credit card with the funds taken from an in-store account, police said. […] [Read More]
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Road closure, detour announced in Milford

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MILFORD — Construction on Roses Mill Road will require its closing to southbound traffic between the Boston Post Road and Woodmont Road, from Jan. 26 through Feb. 6 The closure will be in effect from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., police said. Area businesses will be open and accessible to the public. The following detour […] [Read More]
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Basement fire rousts Westport family from home

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WESTPORT — A fire confined to a small basement room sent residents of a West Branch Road home out into the frigid night air late Monday. The first arriving engine companies, responding to an automated alarm at 11:05 p.m., saw nothing visible, said Shift Commander John Plofin Jr., but residents reported smelling smoke. “Firefighters entered […] [Read More]
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$1.15M bond set for Milford man in alleged assaults

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MILFORD — Police want to make sure that Christopher Millhouse shows up in court this time. Millhouse is due to be arraigned later today at Superior Court in Milford on a number of charges, including assault, strangulation and failure to appear for earlier court hearings. The 37 year-old man was arrested on a warrant Friday […] [Read More]
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Smoke takes unit at Bridgeport power plant offline

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UPDATE 1:20 PM Company employees called the Bridgeport Fire Department early Monday when they noticed smoke coming from the Activated Carbon Injection System, under the silo itself, PSEG spokeswoman Nancy Tucker said. “We did detect smoke but no flames were observed,’’ she said. “The fire department did a visual inspection and the unit was taken […] [Read More]
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Cops: Suspect in home invasion leads police on I-95 chase

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STRATFORD — Residents of a Johnson Lane home barricaded themselves in a bedroom Thursday night after a heavy-set woman forced her way into the dwelling, police said. The intruder tried to break down the bedroom door but fled when she heard the residents call police, said Lt. Frank Eannotti, the department spokesman. The suspect got […] [Read More]
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Target employee allegedly “gifted” herself

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MILFORD — A worker at Target activated store gift cards and used them to buy $473 worth of merchandise with her employee discount, police said. Shante Holmes, 22, of Everett Street in West Haven, was charged with 14 counts of sixth-degree larceny after her arrest on a warrant Wednesday. The alleged incidents occurred last summer […] [Read More]
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Cops: Woman threw hot coffee at companion

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MILFORD — A Robert Treat Drive woman is being arraigned this morning in Family Court after she allegedly threw hot coffee at a companion on Wddnesday. Police said that Dauria Vincenzo, 27, also pushed the victim, during a domestic dispute in their apartment. She was charged with disorderly conduct and released after posting a $500 […] [Read More]
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Cops: Stratford man was drunk, had high-powered gun

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STRATFORD — A man who was allegedly making threats at a local bar Saturday night was carrying a semi-automatic pistol and was intoxicated, police say. Officers responding to a complaint from the Hard’s Corner Cafe, 1886 Main Street, found Kevin Leslie, 48, a town resident, on his cell phone threatening to kill someone, and the […] [Read More]
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