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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
Wednesday's wet snow was perfect for making snowmen and many were seen sprouting up on front lawns throughout the region. This little fellow was on Allyndale Drive in Stratford.

A perfect day — for snowmen

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Categories: Stratford, weather
Thanks to a topping of rain and sleet, Wednesday's snowfall took some effort to shovel. Digging out Ruth Burke and her son, Kyle; they live on Hurd Avenue in Stratford.

A heavy lift for those shoveling their driveways

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Categories: Stratford, weather

Milford snow emergency in effect until 5 p.m. today

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We received this note from Milford City Hall: REMINDER TO ALL MILFORD RESIDENTS: A SNOW EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED YESTERDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, WHICH REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY, FEBRUARY 5TH. DUE TO THE PRESENT CONDITIONS, ALTERNATE SIDE OF THE STREET PARKING WILL BE EXTENDED UNTIL 5:00 PM TODAY (WEDNESDAY). Cars parked on City roads should be parked […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, weather

Stratford Town Hall is closed today

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STRATFORD — Owing to the snow, rain and sleet, Town Hall in Stratford is closed for today and all other town offices are closed as well, town officials announced this morning. [Read More]

Milford’s lists snow-related laws

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From a press release: MILFORD — The Milford Police Department is reminding residents and businesses that 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 City of Milford. Alternate Side of Street Parking: […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford, Traffic, weather
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro grasps the hand of Michele Bialek, owner of Liquid Lunch, as she meets with business owners at Echo Hose Fire Station in Shelton, Conn. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2013 to offer support following Monday's devastating fire on Howe Avenue.

DeLauro: Because of cold snap, LIHEAP funding needed now

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We just received this note from U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3: WASHINGTON, DC—In midst of record-breaking cold weather caused by the Polar Vortex, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) is calling on President Obama to restore funding for LIHEAP, the federal program that helps low-income Americans pay their energy bills. Even before the devastating sequestration budget cuts […] [Read More]
With temperatures in the single digits, road salt had little effect. This was a typical scene in downtown Bridgeport Friday morning.

With fresh memories of ’13 blizzard, region shrugs off this storm

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BRIDGEPORT — With memories of the February 2013 blizzard still fresh in everyone’s mind, the region seemed to shrug off the first major snowfall of 2014. Schools were closed throughout Connecticut on Friday; a number of districts called off classes on Thursday in anticipation of what was called “Storm Hercules” by weather forecasters. While no […] [Read More]

Ansonia senior center to open Fri, Sat

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ANSONIA-With heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures headed our way, Mayor David Cassetti will open the Senior Center as a warming facility Friday afternoon and much of Saturday. The Center located at 153 Main Street will be open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the mayor said. […] [Read More]