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Man shot several times in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — A man was shot several times early this morning in a courtyard at the Trumbull Gardens housing complex. Officers patrolling the neighborhood in the wake of a shooting last month with nine victims — including one who died — heard the shots and found the man lying on the grass, sources said. The […] [Read More]
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Milford investigating home invasion

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MILFORD — A man who broke into a Calf Pen Lane home on Wednesday afternoon brandished a knife when a resident tried to restrain him, police said. The suspect, a white man about 5’6 and between 20 and 30 years old, ran off and the resident wasn’t harmed, Sgt. Jeff Nielsen said. “Residents are reminded […] [Read More]
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Woman missing from Milford contacts police

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UPDATE Friday, 8:54 AM Paula Donofrio has contacted a police department in Fairfield County after learning that she had been reported missing by her family. The Milford woman told officials that she is fine and that she left her home by choice, Sgt. Jeff Nielsen said. Original post, Thurs. June 4 MILFORD — Police are […] [Read More]
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Flowers banned at Shelton school dance

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SHELTON — Eighth-graders going to the Cotillion at the Shelton Intermediate School on Friday will not be allowed to bring flowers, the Shelton Patch reports. Housemaster Dina Marks tweeted that the ban on flowers was due to concern over allergies. It is the second dance-related controversy in Shelton schools in as many weeks. Shelton High […] [Read More]
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Controversial Ansonia project is back again

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ANSONIA — The developer who sought to build 23 houses on Castle Lane, and lost in court after city officials turned him down is back with a smaller project. The Valley Independent Sentinel reports that the developer has filed an application to build 10 homes on the 14-acre site. Read the complete Valley Indy story […] [Read More]
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Mutual aid called for house fire in Shelton

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SHELTON — Firefighters are battling a blaze in a home at 90 Oliver Terrace and have called in Derby and Stratford for mutual aid. The Derby units will staff the downtown Echo Hose firehouse and Stratford firefighters will provide coverage in the White Hills area of the city. The fire is concentrated in a pile of […] [Read More]
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Cops: Man stabbed car tires with an icepick

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MILFORD — A local man allegedly used an ice pick to stab the tires of two vehicles parked near Walnut Beach on Sunday evening, then bit a person during a fight about the vandalism. Police charged Michael Amatrudo, 57, of High Street with third-degree assault, threatening, criminal mischief, carrying weapons in a motor vehicle, breach […] [Read More]
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Paranormal investigator to check Milford for ghosts

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MILFORD — A city that is 375 years old and has survived visits by Redcoats, pirates, film crews and dozens of deadly storms has to be haunted. Right? Cindy Wolfe Boynton thinks so and the journalist and author has recruited a team of paranormal investigators to join her and a tour group at three of […] [Read More]
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