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Vinti Singh

Parking places at a prime

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So you’re driving around in downtown Bridgeport, looking for a little cavern on the side of the road where your car can take refuge. And look here – a nicely plowed plot plumb for parallel parking! Don’t even think about it, bub. [Read More]
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Snowy serenity

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The roads in downtown Bridgeport are a mess, but all is peaceful at Seaside Park. [Read More]
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Hovey donates extra campaign funds to women’s center

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State Representative DebraLee Hovey, R-Monroe, who was re-elected to her fifth term in November 2010, donated just under $1,500 yesterday to The Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County this morning in their satellite office in the Monroe Town Hall.  The amount donated was more than the original estimate. Also in attendance was […] [Read More]
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Hovey proposes extending deadline to add infants on to health insurance policies

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State Rep. DebraLee Hovey, R-Monroe, introduced legislation that would give new parents extra time to sign their infant on to their health insurance plans. Current law requires parents put a new baby on their insurance within 31 days. Hovey is proposing extending that time period to 90 days. “Unfortunately there are instances when a newborn […] [Read More]
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Monroe’s “right to farm” ordinance gets international support

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The proposed Monroe “Right to Farm” ordinance has gained some international attention on the interwebs. Sarah Parsons, a woman from Astoria, N.Y., started a petition on change.org, and encouraged people to sign it to “support the local food movement”. Her goal is to collect 200 signatures, and so far she has gotten 130 from people […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian taken to hospital after being hit by car

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BRIDGEPORT — A pedestrian was taken to St. Vincent’s Hospital after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Cinton Avenue Wednesday night. Police were dispatched to the scene at 9:30 p.m. Police did not have information on whether any charges were filed against the driver. [Read More]
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Monroe “right to farm” proposal one step closer to becoming an ordinance

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The Monroe Town Council Committee on Planning & Zoning Commission passed a “right to farm” ordinance during a meeting Wednesday. Council members Jeffrey Guttman and Chris Catropa voted in favor of the ordinance, while council member Michele Mount opposed it. The ordinance next moves to the Town Council Committee for legislative and administrative review. [Read More]
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Shelton residents – shovel out your hydrants

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Volunteer fire fighters in Shelton are asking residents for a little help. If you know you have a fire hydrant on your street, fire fighters are asking you shovel it out. “We’re still trying to find them all,” spokesman Nick Verdicchio said. [Read More]
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