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A mourning dove. Audubon Society photo

CAS: Keep Your Backyard Feeders Filled in Snowy Winter Weather

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We received this note from the Connecticut Audubon Society: As snow and ice continues to accumulate across the state, Connecticut Audubon Society appeals to all bird lovers to keep their backyard feeders filled with seeds and if possible their birdbaths open and filled with water. Connecticut has been hit by eight snowstorms this winter, including […] [Read More]

West Haven mayor declares a snow emergency

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We received this from West Haven Police Headquarters: A SNOW EMERGENCY has been declared for today February 13 at 6:00 am through Friday February 14 until 6:00 pm. Mayor Edward M. O’Brien has declared a Snow Emergency: No parking is in effect during the storm and for 36 hours after the storm ends. Also, there will […] [Read More]

City buildings closed in Milford

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MILFORD — Mayor Benjamin Blake has closed all non-emergency city offices and facilities. “Due to continued snowfall and deteriorating road conditions, effective immediately, all City buildings will be closed to the public and will reopen tomorrow morning as normally scheduled,” the mayor announced. [Read More]

Milford’s Mayor Blake urging cooperation with parking & shoveling

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A snow emergency has been declared in Milford. Mayor Benjamin Blake is urging all residents to please stay off public roads and limit travel. Off-street parking should be utilized wherever possible and Alternate Side of the Street Parking is now in effect and these conditions will continue until Friday at 5:00 p.m. Residents are responsible […] [Read More]
Categories: Government, Milford, weather
A waterfront home damaged during Hurricane Sandy is raised high above the sand on East Broadway in Milford, Conn. on Thursday, May 23, 2013.

Milford’s Sandy Intake Center for storm help to close soon

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MILFORD — City officials have announced that the Department of Housing has begun to ramp down its Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief Intake Centers, which process applications for government grants and loans from those whose homes and business were damaged during Hurricane Sandy. As of March 1, the centers will be shut down in […] [Read More]

Alternate-side parking in effect in Milford

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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

Leadership Greater Bridgeport meeting rescheduled

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A meeting of the Leadership Greater Bridgeport, scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St., has been rescheduled due to the expected snow storm. LGB is the Bridgeport Regional Business Council’s community leadership development program. As a result of the stormy forecast, tomorrow’s meeting will be rescheduled to a […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, weather
A number of business in Stratford could have made a better effort in keeping their sidewalks  clear. This drugstore on Paradise Green in Stratford has a sheet of ice for its sidewalk, although they did clear a nice path to their entrance. Photo was taken about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Icy sidewalks greet pedestrians — even in business districts

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Elliot Fetchin, 11, and his brother, Kyle, 8, braved the rain Wednesday afternoon to do some sledding in Stratford's Longbrook Park.

Great sledding — if you don’t mind getting wet

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Many side streets had a slushy coating, thanks to a combination of snow, sleet and rain on Wednesday. This was Parkway Drive in Stratford at about 2.30 p.m. on Wednesday.

A slushy slog on side streets

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Categories: Stratford, weather