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Finch to give update on Bpt. storm preparedness

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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and his emergency operations staff will be updating the media on storm preparations at 3 p.m The city has tried to learn from mistakes made during last February’s blizzard. The Finch administration has been working harder to get snow emergency declarations right and get cars off the streets to keep plow […] [Read More]
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15 arrested, drugs and weapons seized at New Years party

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Bridgeport police arrested a convicted felon and recovered drugs and guns after hearing a large volley of gunfire four minutes into the New Year. Marcus Mendez, 24, of Maple Street, was charged possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and interfering with police. He was held on a $50,000 bond. He was among 15 […] [Read More]
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These trees at a Christmas tree farm will have to wait until next year.

Trees will be picked up, but try to recycle them, mayor says

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We received this note from the Mayor’s Office in Milford: MILFORD — The Milford Public Works Department will pick up Christmas trees again this year. However, Mayor Benjamin G. Blake is encouraging residents to recycle their trees. Anyone wishing to recycle trees can bring them to the Walnut Beach and/or the Tri-Beach Parking Lots on […] [Read More]
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Houseguest allegedly assaulted a woman in her bedroom

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West Haven police are investigating an alleged ¬†sexual assault that happened overnight at a Hinman Street home. A woman told police that a man who also was staying at the home entered the bedroom where she was sleeping and had forcible intercourse with her, Sgt. David Tammaro said. The victim told police that the same […] [Read More]
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Long-time Easton Garden Club member Judy Goldbecker brings a smile to Jean Bromer along with a poinsettia.

Easton Garden Club brought the spirit of Christmas to many

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We received this note from the Easton Garden Club recently: EASTON — The Easton Garden Club brought Holiday Cheer to 19 Easton Seniors with Poinsettias that were funded by their wreath and roping fundraiser. The Club also decorated the town with over 20 wreaths. Long-time Garden member Judy Goldbecker brings a smile to Jean Bromer. […] [Read More]

Fire damages Easton home

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A two-alarm fire tore through a two-story house at 156 Everett Road in Easton on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was reported at 1:45 p.m. and a second alarm drawing more equipment and firefighters to the scene, was issued 30 minutes later. A lack of hydrants at the scene complicated efforts to fight the fire, DoingItLocal.com […] [Read More]
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Shelton victim burned in tank explosion

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A man suffered burns to his face and upper body when a small fuel tank exploded shortly before noon at 4 Poe Place in Shelton. The man, who was not immediately identified, was brought to Bridgeport Hospital, where spokesman John Cappiello said Wednesday afternoon that the victim was in stable condition. A person on the […] [Read More]
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Fire heavily damages multi-family home in Bridgeport

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A three-family house on Sixth Street near Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport was made uninhabitable by a fire that swept through the building just before midnight. The building was evacuated and no injuries were immediately reported. At 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, yellow caution tape crossed the front gate while two stairwells were burned out and blackened. […] [Read More]
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