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Small fire at Fairfield Warde High School

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FAIRFIELD – A fire was reported at Fairfield Warde High School Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters who arrived found a small fire in a condensation unit underneath a tunnel at the school. Smoke was showing throughout the corridor but firefighters quickly knocked out the fire with an extinguisher, according to Fairfield Fire Department PIO Chris Tracy. The […] [Read More]
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Hamden High School evacuated due to bomb threat

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HAMDEN – Hamden High School was briefly evacuated Wednesday due to a bomb threat that was called in earlier in the day, according to police. Police responded to the school, located at 2040 Dixwell Avenue, just after 11:40 a.m. after the school’s administration received a phone call from a male who stated there was a […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman injured in New York crash

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A Bridgeport woman was seriously injured Tuesday when her SUV became airborne on Interstate 84 in New York state , collided with a pickup truck and then rolled over, ejecting her, state police told LoHud.com. Marie D. Rene, 35, was at the end of the ramp from northbound Interstate 684 to eastbound I-84 when she […] [Read More]
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Trumbull woman awarded $450,000 for crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stratford roofing company agreed Tuesday to pay $450,000 to a Trumbull woman injured when an employee of the company crashed into the back of the woman’s car while he was concentrating on his Bluetooth. Burr Roofing agreed to the settlement with Maria Coreano as the case was being prepared for trial in […] [Read More]
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Jackson trial postponed

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BRIDGEPORT –The trial of Leonard Jackson, charged with the 32-year-old strangulation murder of a young woman in Seaside Park, was postponed Wednesday after the judge reported feeling ill. Jackson, 55, is charged with murder for the Oct. 30, 1980 death of  30-year-old Estella “Stella” Brantley. Her body was found lying face down in the leaves […] [Read More]
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Monroe police sponsor Special Olympics benefit

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Tobacco sting nets six Milford stores

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MILFORD — Six local businesses have been fined $200 each and also face administrative sanctions from the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services after an undercover sting operation Saturday by Milford police and DMHAS agents. Police and agents from the DMHAS Tobacco Enforcement and Prevention Program entered 23 local businesses where tobacco products are […] [Read More]
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Last chance to hear about Derby’s sewage

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DERBY-City residents will get one last chance to learn about the $31.2 million request to renovate the sewage treatment system. Residents are invited to attend the session on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School, 10 Nutmeg Avenue. There will be a referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot asking residents to vote […] [Read More]
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Lauralton Hall celebrating 150 Years

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From a news release: Milford — This 2014-15 academic school year marks the 150-year Anniversary of the Pond-Taylor estate, the home of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall. The school is planning a yearlong series of events inviting alumnae, students, friends and the community to visit the historic grounds and participate in […] [Read More]
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Shelton announces curbside leaf pickups

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SHELTON-It’s fall so leaves are gently dropping down. So get out the rakes and the brown bags. The city will begin curbside collections on Nov. 3. That first pickup will run from Nov. 3 to Nov. 7. A second pickup will take begin on Dec. 8 and end Dec. 132. Only brown paper bags of […] [Read More]