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Walmart confirmed as Monroe tenant

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MONROE — Developer John Kimball has confirmed the anchor tenant at 2 Victoria Drive, near the Swiss Army corporate headquarters, will be a Wal-Mart superstore. The big box retailer has been a rumored tenant since the project went before zoning in the fall. The new 161,000-square-foot store will have a grocery, deli and garden center. […] [Read More]
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Tiana Williams, photo courtesy of Milford police.

Girl reported missing from Milford

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MILFORD — Police are asking the public’s help ion locating a 16 year-old girl missing from her home since Friday. Tiana Williams is 5’1 and 120 pounds. She may be in the Bridgeport area, where she has friends and family. Anyone with information is asked to call Milford police at 203-878-6551. [Read More]
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Jeffrey Silano, photo courtesy of West Haven police.

Man hands pharmacist a note demanding drugs

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WEST HAVEN — Police said an Oxford man entered the Walgreen’s at 394 Campbell Avenue at 11:30 p.m. Monday, walked to the back of the store and handed a note to the pharmacist saying that he was robbing the store. The suspect, Jeffrey Silano, 29, then demanded several prescription drugs from a list he had […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport will resume gun buy-back program

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BRIDGEPORT — The city will resume a popular gun buyback program that saw 168 weapons taken off the streets in one day last fall and about $15,000 cash and a $100 gift card to Food Bazaar paid out in exchange. In the past year about 700 hand guns and rifles were voluntarily turned in to the  gun […] [Read More]
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Juan Torres, photo courtesy of Bridgeport police.

Bridgeport suspect found in trash bin

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BRIDGEPORT – A 47-year-old man faces weapons charges after police found him hiding in a large trash bin on East Main Street. Sgt. Jason Amato received information at 4:30 p.m. Saturday about a man in the area of East Main and Arctic streets displaying a handgun. He also received detailed information about the clothing the suspect […] [Read More]
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You can tell it to Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Tell it to the Derby Mayor

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DERBY-If you got a problem, concern or criticism you can tell it to the mayor. Mayor Anita Dugatto will be conducting open door sessions every Thursday beginning July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Joan Williamson Aldermanic Chambers. The following session will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. “I want to provide […] [Read More]
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Second man arrested in Shelton hotel robbery

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UPDATED 7:20 AM SHELTON — Anthony Santiago, 20, of Bridgeport has been arrested on a warrant charging him with first degree robbery and sixth degree larceny. The arrest announced Tuesday morning is the second in connection with the June 26 armed holdup of the Residence Inn. A third arrest is expected in the case, said […] [Read More]
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Man attacked by roaming canine

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A motorist who stopped to remove a large turtle from a Hamden street was attacked by a roving canine, police said Monday. The 54-year-old Hamden man suffered severe bite wounds to his leg and arm in the July 15 attack, which occurred on Evergreen Avenue near Whitney Avenue. He was taken by ambulance to Yale-New […] [Read More]
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