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Thank you to all who joined me for the inaugural Coffee and Conversation meet-up at Starbucks in Stratford Wednesday night. I enjoyed meeting each one of you and hope you benefited from the event as much as I did. Fifteen town residents came out to meet me over a cup of java — a casual exchange I Read More
After a failed attempt a few years ago, the Fairfield police department is planning to bring back a K-9 unit.
SHELTON – The City of Shelton Fire Prevention Bureau would like to remind everyone that it is important to make fire prevention a top priority when decorating and celebrating this holiday season. Fires involving holiday trees, lights, candles and cooking pose a serious threat during this time of year. Decorating homes and businesses is a Read More
SHELTON — Police are asking the public’s help regarding an incident Friday near Sunnyside School. A woman told police she was allegedly accosted in the area of the school sometime between 6 and 7 p.m. Friday. She told police she had been walking near the school when the alleged incident took place. Police didn’t release Read More
The southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Fairfield open for driving again between exits 24 and 23. The lanes were closed for nearly three hours after a car erupted in flames at about 3:30 p.m. The driver and passenger of that vehicle, a Cadillac, were transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center. One of them was Read More
A car fire has closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Fairfield between exits 24 and 23. State Police also say that two northbound lanes, the left and center, are also closed. The lane closures are already causing a 3-mile backup. The fire was reported at 3:32 p.m. Witnesses said traffic was stopped on Read More
Bridgeport ranks six out of the top ten “brainiest” cities in America, according to Portfolio.com. The ranking, which includes the entire Bridgeport-Stamford area, is based on the education level of the population. Connecticut holds two spots in the top 25, with Hartford holding the last slot.
A female pedestrian is being treated for injuries in the emergency room at St. Vincent’s Hospital after being struck by vehicle around 3 p.m. at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Iranistan Avenue in Bridgeport, according to scanner traffic. The vehicle fled the scene, according to scanner traffic.