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2 dead in Bridgeport crash

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UPDATE 11:30 AM BRIDGEPORT – A man and a woman are dead and a third person is in critical condition following a high-speed automobile crash on Madison Avenue near Queen Street shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday. The identities of the  two people who died were not immediately available. Police spokesman William Kaempffer said he didn’t […] [Read More]
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Car Fire on I-95

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FAIRFIELD-A 2013 Volkswagon Golf burned out of control Saturday closing 1-95′s northbound ramp on exit 19 for about an hour. Fairfield firefighters extinquished the blaze which caused heavy damage to the car. Westport fire assisted at the scene. “The driver of the car was very lucky to have been able to safely stop the car […] [Read More]
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Dept. of Interior releases major report on the next Sandy

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We received this note from the Dept. of the Interior: The Department of the Interior (DOI) Strategic Sciences Group (SSG) was established in 2012 to provide the Department with a standing capacity to rapidly assemble teams of scientists to construct interdisciplinary scenarios of environmental crises affecting DOI resources, identify potential interventions to mitigate adverse impacts, […] [Read More]

Alternate-side parking in effect in Milford

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We just received this note from Milford Police Headquarters: The Milford Police Department is reminding residents and businesses that due to the anticipated snowstorm, everyone needs to do their part to make the roadways and sidewalks safer for travel during these unfavorable weather conditions. Below is some information pertaining to snow related matters within the […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Traffic, weather
Student poetry contest winners board a city bus to view their work at the GBT bus depot in Bridgeport on Thursday, April 14, 2011.

GBT announces bus schedule revisions

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We received this note from Greater Bridgeport Transit: Service Changes 2014: Effective: February 2, 2014 GBT will be implementing several service changes to improve accessibility to new businesses and locations in the region. As part of this effort, we are introducing a new route —Route 20— that will provide service into Monroe to Stepney Center […] [Read More]
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Area around Remgrit closed to traffic

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BRIDGEPORT-Continuing demolition around the Remgrit site on Barnum Avenue will result in road closures Jan. 13-17 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Traffic will be detoured on Barnum Avenue from Helen Street to Seaview Avenue. [Read More]

Milford’s lists snow-related laws

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Police Department is reminding residents and businesses that everyone needs to do their part to make the roadways and sidewalks safer for travel during these unfavorable weather conditions. Below is some information pertaining to snow related matters within the City of Milford. Alternate Side of Street Parking: […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Traffic, weather
The new Greater Bridgeport Transit token is at left. The old one is at right; "GBTD"  is for "Greater Bridgeport Transit District," a name that the transit company no longer uses.

GBT bus tokens have new design

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With temperatures in the single digits, road salt had little effect. This was a typical scene in downtown Bridgeport Friday morning.

With fresh memories of ’13 blizzard, region shrugs off this storm

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BRIDGEPORT — With memories of the February 2013 blizzard still fresh in everyone’s mind, the region seemed to shrug off the first major snowfall of 2014. Schools were closed throughout Connecticut on Friday; a number of districts called off classes on Thursday in anticipation of what was called “Storm Hercules” by weather forecasters. While no […] [Read More]

Tips for traveling in winter weather

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We recently received this timely note from the Snow & Ice Management Association: If you are traveling home after the holiday, returning unwanted gifts or taking advantage of post-holiday sales today, you may be battling snow, ice, freezing/refreezing or a wintery mix. “Traditionally, December 26 is a heavy post-holiday shopping and travel day for many. […] [Read More]