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Aftermath of Rowayton Trading Co. fire on Seaview Avenue.

Fishing ban lifted in Bridgeport Harbor

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BRIDGEPORT — Fish may be safely taken from Bridgeport Harbor, more than a week after an advisory against fishing was issued in the aftermath of a chemical fire. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection lifted the advisory against fishing with rod and reel in Bridgeport Harbor and the nearby Yellow Mill Creek on Monday […] [Read More]
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Ansonia police arrest 4 in drug sweep

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ANSONIA — A raid triggered by Bassett Street residents complaints of suspected drug activity netted four people on a variety of charges. Search warrants were served at an apartment at 13 Bassett Street, and another at 15 Bassett by Ansonia plainclothes detectives and uniformed officers, Lt. Andrew Cota, the department spokesman, said on Monday. A […] [Read More]
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Milford police: Man stole $900 of women’s shorts

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MILFORD — A Bridgeport man was arrested Saturday on a warrant charging him with, among other things, taking 24 pairs of women’s shorts worth $958 from a clothing store. Antwaun Roach, 25, of Pequonock Street, allegedly took the clothing from Hollister, a store in the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall, police said. When he was taken […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Police: Fatal shooting was not random

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BRIDGEPORT — A man found shot to death on his porch Saturday had been targeted, police said Monday morning. Curtis Stephens, 35, was found, shot in the head, on the porch of his home at 179 Monroe St. at about 11 p.m. on Saturday. Police said the assailant fled on foot. “We’re committed to bringing justice to this […] [Read More]
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Fairfield woman struck by bike has died

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FAIRFIELD — Jill Tarlov, 59, who was struck by a cyclist in Central Park on Thursday, has died. Mike Wittman announced the death of his wife, Jill Tarlov, in an emailed statement to the Associated Press this morning. He said she was taken far too soon, and thanked those who kept her in their thoughts and […] [Read More]
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Witch trials at Fairfield Museum

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From the Fairfield Museum and History Center: FAIRFIELD —The Salem witch trials of 1692 are well known, but few people know that witchcraft trials also took place in Fairfield during the same period. A new exhibition, Accused: Fairfield’s Witchcraft Trials, presented by the Fairfield Museum and History Center, takes a look at how 17th-century New […] [Read More]
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Thousands march over climate change

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NEW YORK (AP) — Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate change. The crowds of marchers, which included actors Mark Ruffalo and Evangeline Lilly, wound through midtown Manhattan, joined […] [Read More]
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State Farm: Connecticut drivers likely to hit a deer

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Connecticut drivers are nearly 20 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm Insurance. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Connecticut the coming year are 1 out of 256, above the national odds of 1 […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Mall briefly evacuated due to fire

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TRUMBULL – A fire Sunday afternoon at the Westfield Mall apparently caused by construction work near the former Abercrombie and Fitch stores temporarily forced evacuation of the mall. Reports indicates the situation is under control and the “all clear” has been issued. [Read More]
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Bridgeport police ID homicide victim

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Bridgeport Detectives have released the identity of a man who was fatally shot late Saturday night. Curtis Stephens, 35, was fatally wounded as he entered his house at 179 Monroe St. “This is very active investigation,” said Police Chief Joseph Gaudett. “Detectives are pursuing leads and we are working to support the victim’s family in […] [Read More]
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