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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]

North Milford loses power

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MILFORD-Sections of North Milford and Orange near the Great River Golf Course are without electricity on the coldest night of the year. Power was lost just before 11:40 p.m. [Read More]
Categories: Electricity, Milford, weather

Ansonia schools closed Friday

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ANSONIA-All public and parochial schools will be closed Friday due to the snow and bitter cold. Gov. Daniel Malloy said this will be the coldest temperatures the state has experienced in nearly 15 years. [Read More]
Hueichi Wen shovels his driveway in Stamford on Tuesday, March 19, 2013.

Play it safe when shoveling snow

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RHINEBECK, NY — A 17-year study of 100 emergency departments conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that an average of 11,500 snow shoveling-related injuries and medical emergencies were treated in ERs annually from 1990 to 2006. These findings were announced in […] [Read More]
Bridgeport Avenue at the intersection of Cowles Street in Milford where residents Kevin and Brenda Tanski were killed, and their daughter Jenny injured, when hit by a car driven by James Dorso, also of Milford, on Monday, February 11, 2013.

Dorso case continued

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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]
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