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The strange walkways of Milford’s East Town Road

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

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

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

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

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]
Categories: Education, Health, Traffic

Snow falling in Milford, the Valley

Snow is falling and the wind is blowing in North Milford and The Valley. Could winter and Santa be far behind? [Read More]

Police roll out signs to shut down speeders

Got a lead foot when you behind the wheel? Well, you’d better let up while driving through Norwalk. The city’s police department said this week that it has purchased several new portable radar signs that can show a driver’s speed and collect traffic data. The signs will be put out in areas where residents have […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime, Traffic

Gas leak after crash ties up traffic

A car accident in northern Fairfield caused a gas leak that briefly re-routed traffic in the northern part of town Thursday afternoon. The leak was reported at the intersection of Congress Street and Hillside Road at about 5 p.m. Emergency crews in the area said that a car had struck a pole in the area, […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield, Traffic

8-year-old boy struck by SUV

An 8-year-old boy suffered a leg injury Wednesday afternoon when he was hit by an SUV while walking with his sister in northern Bridgeport. Police said the boy was hit by the eastbound vehicle at the intersection of Madison and Lincoln avenues around 4 p.m. The boy was taken to Bridgeport Hospital with injuries that were […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops, Traffic

Jaws of Life used to free man after crash with city bus

BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to pry a man from his car after it collided with a Greater Bridgeport Transit bus late Wednesday afternoon. Two people were taken from the scene by ambulance after the collision, which happened at Broad and Allen streets around 5 p.m. The bus was reportedly traveling south […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Traffic