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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]
Categories: Cops , Courts , Crime , Milford , Traffic | More
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]

The strange walkways of Milford’s East Town Road

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MILFORD — If you’re on foot and you want to walk between the Wal*Mart shopping mall and the Westfield Connecticut Post Mall, you’re in for a strange experience, as these photos demonstrate:     [Read More]

Delays expected on NB I-95

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If you are traveling on northbound I-95 Friday night around 10 p.m. expect delays between exits 44-48. The State Department of Transportation will be performing road work. [Read More]

Sections of Shelton’s Route 8 to be closed Wednesday

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SHELTON-Be prepared to slow down and wait if traveling on Route 8 in Shelton Wednesday. Bridge inspection work will close the right lane on Route 8′s northbound section between exits 13 and 14 as well the left lane on the southbound side between exits 13 and 15. The closures will take place between 9 a.m. […] [Read More]
Categories: Shelton, Traffic

AAA to open branch in Hamden on Friday, Nov. 15

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We received this press release from the people at Conn. AAA: HAMDEN: Hamden Mayor Scott Jackson, CT Speaker of the House and Representative Brendan Sharkey; and members of the Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce are expected to AAA Southern New England executives in a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday (November 15) at AAA Southern New England’s […] [Read More]

AAA report: Young drivers more likely to drive drowsy

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We received this note from AAA of Connecticut: More than one in four motorists (28%) reported being so tired in the last month they had a hard time keeping their eyes open behind the wheel, according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study. Drivers between 19 and 24 are especially at risk according […] [Read More]
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