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Sikorsky Aircraft employee is seriously injured

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UPDATE 7:57 AM Injured worker was able to walk down on his own power and is being transferred to an ambulance for transportation to a Bridgeport hospital. Original post, 7:33 AM STRATFORD — An employee at Sikorsky Aircraft Co. was struck in the head by a piece of machinery, according to scanner reports. The worker […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport, CT (May 12, 2015) – The Monroe Women’s Club has donated several car seats and boxes of diapers and baby wipes to Bridgeport Hospital for use by needy families. Pictured during the May 7 donation delivery are (l-r in attached photo) club members Brooke Ewald and Janet Patti, hospital social worker Kathy Ferrantelli, and club member Kim Henderson.

Monroe Newcomers Club donates baby supplies

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Map of Life’s app: Biodiversity in the palm of your hand

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From a press release: New Haven—Never has knowledge of the world’s biodiversity knowledge been more at your fingertips, thanks to a new smartphone app: the Map of Life. No matter where you are, the app can tell you what species of plants and animals are nearby. Building on the Map of Life’s unrivaled, integrated global […] [Read More]
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Police: Stratford nurse traded patients’ pills for Claritin

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STRATFORD – A nurse at a local nurse home put hundreds of patients at risk when police said she replaced their medications with over the counter drugs and then sold the prescription medications. Police said Jaime Fitcher, who was in charge of the medication cart at Lord Chamberlain nursing and rehabilitation center, on a daily […] [Read More]
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Two arrested in Ansonia drug sting

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ANSONIA – Two people were arrested this weekend after police executed warrants in a drug operation. The Ansonia Police Department Anti-Crime Unit, Ansonia detectives, and patrol officers conducted simultaneous search warrants in a drug sting Saturday morning netting in the arrest of two and recovered drugs at the scenes, according to a press release from […] [Read More]
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Two teens charged in Ansonia assault and robbery

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ANSONIA – Two teens are charged with beating and robbing a local man over the weekend. Police were called to Fourth Street near Main Street Saturday evening where they found a 45-year-old male who had been assaulted and robbed, according to a press release from Lt. Andrew L. Cota. Officer’s found the man in the […] [Read More]
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Cops say drunk woman almost ran over officer

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MONROE — A Bridgeport woman was arrested here early this morning after she allegedly struck a police officer directing traffic with her car. Shandra Velasquez, 22, of Melbourne Street in Bridgeport was driving near a construction site on Route 25 at 2:13 a.m. Tuesday when a special duty officer observed her driving her white Cadillac […] [Read More]
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Travis Satawhite. Contributed photo.

Key witness in murder trial charged with perjury

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BRIDGEPORT –The key witness in the trial of Travis “Scuz” Satawhite, accused of fatally shooting another man in 2006 following a 7-year vendetta, who recanted on the witness stand – leading to a mistrial – has been charged with perjury. Courtney Pettway had told police he saw Satawhite unload a machine gun-style weapon at Jermaine […] [Read More]
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