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Press release: With Hurricane Irene forecasted to heavily impact the area this coming weekend, the Town of Stratford is prepared to implement its emergency operations plan. Mayor John A. Harkins has been meeting with all pertinent personnel in preparations for the storm, and he has signed a declaration of emergency in order to allow town Read More
Torrential rain stormed the Valley late Friday afternoon, flooding streets, felling trees and forcing a slew of road closures in Seymour and Oxford. “It was unexpected,” said State Police Sgt. Dan Semosky, who is the resident trooper in Oxford. “It hit us hard.” Route 8 was flooded with several inches of water Friday evening near Read More
Heading to the shore this holiday weekend? Keep an eye on the conditions and crowds at the state’s beaches as the holiday weekend commences via their Twitter steams: @CTsherwoodislnd (Sherwood Island in Westport), @CTHammonasset (Hammonasset Beach in Madison) and @CTrockyneck (Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme).
More than 100,000 CL&P customers were without power across the state as of 6:30 p.m., including 2,300 customers in Greenwich. Power was knocked out about the same time for nearly 900 United Illuminating customers in Trumbull. There are currently 376 UI customers in Fairfield without power.
The Baldwin Senior Center in Stratford is open from noon to 9 p.m. today for use as a cooling center by any town citizen in need of a respite from the excessive heat. The Baldwin Senior Center is on West Broad Street. As hot temperatures continue this week, town officials will assess the need for a cooling Read More
After all those month wishing the snow and cold would just go away, we’ve gotten our wish: temperatures are expected to go into the 90s today, and the heat is expected to stick around the next few days.Aside from being sticky and uncomfortable, the rising mercury carries with it some serious health risks. Here are Read More
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Stratford, a town with a history of flooding problems, was mostly spared by flooding following a rain storm Sunday and Monday. Main Street near Sikorsky Memorial Airport had some flooding early in the day. The water dried up by mid-afternoon. “The Housatonic River is like lightening; it’s moving that fast,” said Mayor John A. Harkins, Read More
A parking ban is in effect in Stratford Monday to aid snow removal from town roadways. The ban requires that residents park on the opposite side of the street as noticed on street signs. On even-numbered days, residents should park on the side of the road with even street numbers. On odd-numbered days, residents should Read More
From the office of Bill Finch, mayor of Bridgeport: Break in Weather Gives Crews Time to Fill Potholes BRIDGEPORT, CT (February 10, 2011) – A week without snowstorms has allowed City public works crews to tackle hundreds of potholes that are littering City streets, and Mayor Bill Finch is urging residents to report potholes that Read More