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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]
Bridgeport Avenue at the intersection of Cowles Street in Milford where residents Kevin and Brenda Tanski were killed, and their daughter Jenny injured, when hit by a car driven by James Dorso, also of Milford, on Monday, February 11, 2013.

Dorso case continued

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MILFORD — James A. Dorso II, accused of striking and killing two pedestrians on Feb. 11, is scheduled to appear on Dec. 12. in state Superior Court in Milford for a pre-trial hearing. Dorso, 32, is charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter and one count of reckless driving. He is being held with a […] [Read More]
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A scene from September's from an IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS division contest at Lime Rock a also, the headlining series for LRP's 2014 season opener. Photo: Casey Keil/Lime Rock Park

Lime Rock Park announces 2013 racing and event schedule

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We received this note from Lime Rock Park in Lakeville: LAKEVILLE  – Lime Rock Park’s 2014 spectator-event schedule opens with its traditional Memorial Day weekend, this year featuring the IMSA-sanctioned Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series Friday and Saturday, May 23-24, along with the fifth annual Sunday Royals Car Show on the 25th. The Grand […] [Read More]