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Milford Civil Service Commission agenda for Dec. 16th

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Here’s the agenda for the Milford Civil Service Commission meeting of Dec. 16, 2013 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Parsons Government Complex: 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call AGENDA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MONDAY December 16, 2013 – 5:00 p.m. Conference Room “C” Parsons Government Complex 3. Approval of minutes of October […] [Read More]
Categories: Government, Milford

State department investigating triple murderer

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BRIDGEPORT – With pressure mounting from the Polish government, the U.S. State Department has agreed to investigate Trumbull triple murderer Richard Roszkowski just days before a jury is set to decide whether he should get the death penalty. Trumbull Deputy Police Chief Michael Harry confirmed he has been contacted by an official at the state […] [Read More]
Categories: General
A snow plow works to keep a city street clean in Bridgeport, Conn., Feb. 8th, 2013.

Bridgeport declares snow emergency

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From the City of Bridgeport: Due to the projected winter storm, Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency in the City beginning at 5 p.m. today. ALTERNATE STREET PARKING During a snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted Snow Emergency streets or be subject to fines and towing. Alternate side of the […] [Read More]
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Don’t let a Christmas tree fire ruin your holiday

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A timely note from Ted Pisciotta, Shelton Assistant Fire Chief: 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 and candles pose a serious threat during this […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Holidays, Religion
The family of Tiana Black, who died in a fire in their West Side apartment in November 2009, claim their deaths was the result of the negligence of city officials, in a lawsuit filed Wednesday December 8, 2010. Black and her three children, Ny-shon Williams, 5, and 4-year-old twins, Nyaisja and Tyaisja Williams, died in a fire in their P.T. Barnum Apartments unit shortly after midnight on Nov. 13, 2009.

$2.75 million settlement in fire that killed family

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BRIDGEPORT – The family of   a woman and her three young children, who died  in a fire in their city housing project apartment four years ago, were awarded more than $2 million Friday in a settlement reached prior to trial in Superior Court here. A judge will now decide later this afternoon whether the Bridgeport […] [Read More]
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Mayor asks Bridgeport churches to ring bells for Newtown

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Mayor Bill Finch has asked houses of worship in the city to ring their bells at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings. “Calling upon our houses of worship to ring their bells is simple gesture, but one that brings us all together to celebrate the lives of those […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Police say man made up robbery story

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The alleged victim of an armed holdup in a McDonald’s parking lot is now a suspect accused of making the whole thing up. Christopher Dynia, 22, of Forest Street in Hamden told police on November 21 that the driver of another car pulled up next to his, pointed a gun at Dynia and took his […] [Read More]
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Public Square Rosary planned in Bridgeport

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A Public Square Rosary, at which a large group of people gathers to pray together, will be held Saturday at noon on the Old Mill Green at the corner of East Main Street and Boston Avenue. Prayers will be offered for our country, our families and our faith at the event, which will be held […] [Read More]
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