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Trumbull woman finds “body parts” in snow

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TRUMBULL – A woman called police after she was frightened to discover body parts sticking out of the snow outside her home Wednesday. Police were called to an Evelyn Street home where they found rubber mannequin parts in the snow, said Trumbull Police Spokesman Leonard Scinto. The incident is believed to be a pratical joke, according […] [Read More]
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High school student charged with sex harassment

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STRATFORD – A Stratford high school student was arrested after police said he sexually harassed another student in class. The 18-year-old male student, who was not identified because of his age, was charged with disorderly conduct and released pending arraignment in Superior Court on Feb. 6. Police said a 16-year-old female student complained she was […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man roller-blades through “blizzard”

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BRIDGEPORT – One local man didn’t let the blizzard, that wasn’t, stop him for getting where he needed to go Monday. In a video posted by the city an unknown man can be seen roller-blading in the downtown area while the snow storm begins to hit the area Monday. The slippery conditions appear to be […] [Read More]
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DeJesus had child support issues

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There is no question that there are a lot of residents in Bridgeport and other cities that, for various reasons, have problems paying their bills and meeting other financial obligations. But does Bridgeport, which is known for electing city and state politicians who, at the least carry personal baggage and at the most wind up […] [Read More]
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Downtown Bridgeport early Tuesday. CT Post photo.

Parking ban lifted in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — On-street parking is again permitted in the Park City, including along designated snow emergency routes, city officials said Wednesday morning. Mayor Bill Finch lifted the parking ban shortly before 8 a.m. “We had more equipment than ever before and utilized new technology,” Finch said. “T. “The result was a success. Our roads are […] [Read More]
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Incense is suspected cause of Derby house fire

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DERBY — A fire Monday night in a two-family home on Mount Pleasant Street may have been started by incense from a religious shrine. Fire Marshal Phil Hawks told the Valley Independent Sentinel that a resident had been praying at the shrine in the basement, then smelled smoke when he returned upstairs. “The wind that […] [Read More]
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Area school delays announced

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Derby, Oxford, Shelton and Seymour schools will open two hours later Wednesday because of post-storm conditions, officials said. Bridgeport schools will open 90 minutes later due to the conditions, officials said.   [Read More]
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Bridgeport schools delayed 90 minutes Wednesday

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BRIDGEPORT – The city’s public schools  opening will be delayed 90 minutes Wednesday. “We applaud Superintendent Rabinowitz for her decision to make sure kids and families are safe by delaying school by 90 minutes tomorrow. The roads will be icy and safety is our top priority. We also want to encourage drivers to be safe […] [Read More]
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