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Derby Mayor orders emergency garage repairs

DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto took matters in her own hands Friday and ordered emergency temporary repairs be done on the downtown parking garage. The mayor hired IDA International Inc. on Roosevelt Drive to immediately begin repair work. ” I am taking this action to protect the public safety of persons who use the garage and for […] [Read More]

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]
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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]