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Accident ties up I-95 near Exit 25

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A two-car accident has tied up traffic on I-95 near exit 25. State police as well as emergency vehicles are on the scene. However, state police said there are no injuries. [Read More]
Construction continues on the I-95 Moses Wheeler Bridge replacement project, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Mayor John Harkins of Stratford is pushing for construction of a new northbound on-ramp and southbound off-ramp at Exit 33. There were omitted when the highway was constructed because of the toll station there.

Regional board OKs $24m for Exit 33 project in Stratford

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We received this note from Town Hall in Stratford: STRATFORD — Mayor John A. Harkins today announced that plans for a full interchange at Exit 33 on Interstate 95 are progressing as funding for the project was unanimously approved by the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (GBVMPO) last week. The approval by the […] [Read More]

Car fire on northbound Merritt Parkway

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A car fire on the Northbound Merritt Parkway has shut down the right lane on the highway between exits 52 and 53 in Stratford. State police said the fire started about an hour ago, but the fire has since been extinguished and the car has been towed. No one was injured. Police did not know […] [Read More]
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Driver killed early Sunday on I-95 in Westport

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WESTPORT — State Police are investigating an rollover accident on Interstate 95 northbound in Westport in which one man was killed. The two-car crash happened at 2:30 a.m. Sunday. According to State Police, Alan Alexis, 22, of Stratford, was driving a Nissan when he collided with an Infiniti sedan. Police say Alexis wasn’t wearing a […] [Read More]
Categories: Traffic, Westport
Public Affairs Manager Fran Mayko, center,  presented Shelton Police Chief Joel Hurliman (second, right) with a Silver Award. Attending the event were, from left, Officer Mark Siglinger, Officer Chris Roback with his award; and Sgt. Pete Zaksewicz, (right). Officers Siglinger and Zaksewicz are two certified AAA Driving Improvement Program Instructors.

Shelton PD honored by AAA

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“] AAA Southern New England – CT recently honored the Shelton Police Department with a Silver Award for the department’s outstanding traffic safety programs that include mature driver training, reduction in auto crashes and aggressive speed enforcement initiatives. In addition, AAA recognized Officer Chris Roback as a department-nominated Traffic Safety Hero for his efforts involving […] [Read More]

Seymour to meet on Rimmon Street reconstruction

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SEYMOUR-The state’s plans to reconstruct Rimmon Street will be discussed during a 7 p.m. Dec. 8 public meeting in the Norma Drummer Room at town hall, 1 Seymour Street. State DOT officials, the town engineer and the consulting project engineer will speak on the tentative design and timeline for the project as well as answer […] [Read More]

Hamden crash leaves man in critical condition

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HAMDEN-A head-on crash left a Hamden man in critical condition Wednesday morning. Alex Soto, 30, was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital in crucial condition. A nurse practioner, who was in the area of the crash on Ridge Road, performed CPR on Soto at the scene. Police said Soto was traveling northbound on Ridge Road when […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]
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Neighbors oppose Perry Hill Estates plan in Shelton

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SHELTON-Neighbors to a proposed planned development district that would put 26 homes on 13 acres of land near Walnut and Perry Hill Avenues voiced their objections during a Planning and Zoning Commission hearing that ran past 10 p.m. Tuesday. The Commission voted to continue the hearing during their 7 p.m. Nov. 12 meeting. Ken Huzi, […] [Read More]
The Commodore Isaac Hull Memorial Bridge viewed from Derby

DOT Public Hearing Weds night in Shelton on Hull bridge

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SHELTON-State Department of Transportation officials will discuss their planned $9 million renovation of the Commodore Isaac Hull bridge during a public hearing Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. in the city hall, 54 Hill Street. The planned renovation which will include painting, catwalk upgrade and repairs to the steel, fencing, railings, drainage and navigation is expected […] [Read More]