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Valley Legislators want information on Derby garage

DERBY-Three Valley legislators fired back at criticism for not attending Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting involving safety hazards at the downtown municipal garage. “We’re always here to help when called upon but at this point we haven’t received any calls and can’t step on toes when it comes to determining the fate of city-owned property,” […] [Read More]

State Police cracking down on tailgating this month

From a press release: Connecticut State Police Central District Troopers based at Troops in Bethany, Hartford and Westbrook will initiate a ‘STOP TAILGATING, YOU’RE TOO CLOSE” project during the month of March 2014. This State Police tailgating enforcement project will focus on limited access highways in the greater Hartford, New Haven, Meriden, Middletown and Old […] [Read More]

Aldermen to Meet on Garage

DERBY-The Board of Aldermen will hear a report from the city engineer on the status of the downtown garage during a special meeting beginning Tuesday night at 7 in City Hall. The Aldermen abruptly closed the 39-year-old, four level garage out of safety concerns including cement falling from the ceiling. Alderman Carmen DiCenso displayed a […] [Read More]
Two women were injured in a car crash in Monroe Saturday afternoon.

Two injured in Monroe crash

  Two women were injured Saturday afternoon as a result of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Moose Hill Road and Cross Hill Road. The force of the crash, which occurred around 2:30 p.m., sent both vehicles off the road into the snow. Monroe and Stepney volunteer firefighters had to remove the door […] [Read More]

2 dead in Bridgeport crash

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]
photo car fire FFD

Car Fire on I-95

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

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

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

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]

Area around Remgrit closed to traffic

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]