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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
The Tuesday evening (12/10) reception in Trumbull for Eric Jacobsen, the third candidate for the post of conductor/music director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, has been canceled because of the snow storm. Jacobsen will be in Bridgeport for GBS rehearsals for the remainder of the week in preparation for Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. concert at the Read More
We recently received these timely safety tips from United Illuminating: NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 27, 2013 — The turkey’s on order, the fridge is full and the family is on the way. Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday season. All of us at UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE: UIL) and its operating companies — Read More
Snow is falling and the wind is blowing in North Milford and The Valley. Could winter and Santa be far behind?
We just received this letter from John Brown, the aviation historian from Munich, who would like to see the Smithsonian to at least consider the possibility that it was Bridgeport’s Gustave Whitehead, not the Wright Brothers, who were first to fly. Historical rewrites normally move slowly. This one’s been going at break-neck speed. But that’s Read More
We just received this release from radio station WPKN in Bridgeport: WPKN 89.5 FM in Bridgeport has been selected by NASA to interview Connecticut born NASA Astronaut Rick Mastracchio in a live interview from the Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russia. It will air at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Rick Mastracchio, a Waterbury native, graduated Read More
We just received this note from City Hall in Milford: MILFORD — Mayor Ben Blake announced that the Connecticut Department of Housing is opening Intake Centers across the State, including one at the Parson Government Center, 70 West River Street, for the purpose of accepting applications for the Storm Sandy Community Development Block Grant –Disaster Read More
With a heat wave bearing down on the state and the Fourth of July weekend still roaring on, it’s no surprise that state residents are heading to the beach in droves. So many people are, in fact, hitting the beach that several state parks are at capacity and have shut down to new attendants. The Read More
It takes three vehicles including a Payloader to clear every street.
BRIDGEPORT — A 53-year-old man was found dead under the snow outside his house on Old Town Road Saturday afternoon, officials said. Police and firefighters were dispatched to a house on Old Town Road near Park Avenue at about 12:20 p.m. on what was described as possible hypothermia cardiac arrest. The man was pronounced dead at Read More