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Linda Conner Lambeck

Governor says take it slow on Monday

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HARTFORD – With a new winter storm bearing down on the state, Governor Dannel P. Malloy on Sunday urged residents to take it slow and, if possible, avoid travel during the height of the storm on Monday morning.  He has not, as of yet, ordered any shut down of the roads as occurred with last week’s […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport declares post Super Bowl snow emergency

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Bridgeport — No need to cancel those Super Bowl parties.  Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency for the state’s largest city beginning post-Super Bowl at about midnight Sunday.   The snow emergency has been declared so that public facilities road crews can effectively remove snow during efforts aimed at keeping kids and families safe across […] [Read More]
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Stratford eminent domain hearing ends in a unanimous ‘no’ vote.

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Update; (7:50 p.m.) So after dragging the public out in a snow storm, changes to the eminent domain ordinace was apparently shot down 8-0 according to those in attendance. STRATFORD – A Ordinance Committee public hearing on a controversial eminent domain plan is still on for 7 p.m. despite the snow fall, according to two […] [Read More]
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Rick Torres

Torres enters race for State House

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BRIDGEPORT- Add Enrique Torres, the city council’s lone Republican, to the list of people who want to run for the seat being vacated by State Rep Auden Grogin. Torres was to formally announce this morning. Grogins is leaving to become a superior court judge. Already, Steve Stafstrom, a Democrat, has announced his intentions to run for the […] [Read More]
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Men rescued from capsized boat off Westport

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Westport _ The Westport Dive Team, using an inflatable boat, rescued two men about a quarter mile off Compo Beach near Sherwood Island on Christmas Day. The men, Jeffrey Oliver-Smith and Timothy Cataldo from Weston, were in a 16’9 foot ODay Daysailer that capsized at around 1:50 p.m., according to Police Lt. David Farrell. The […] [Read More]
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Trumbull mall break-in investigated

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TRUMBULL – Police investigating a possible Christmas-day break in at the Westfield Trumbull Mall turned up empty. A police scanner report at about 3:30 p.m. asked for a K-9 unit to respond to the scene on the possibility that a person may have broken into the mall through the ventilation system. Trumbull police later said they conducted a […] [Read More]
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Santa’s last stop: more donations, more need

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BRIDGEPORT – Here are some pictures from Santa’s Last Stop, a free toy give away on Christmas Morning. Check back later for more. [Read More]
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Stratford short play festival to benefit special education

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STRATFORD –  SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Benches,” a festival of seven original one-act plays on Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the Lovell Room at the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street, Stratford. The staged readings of short plays will benefit Stratford SEPTA (Special Education PTA). The festival offers works inspired by the concept […] [Read More]
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