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A scene from September's from an IMSA Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge GS division contest at Lime Rock a also, the headlining series for LRP's 2014 season opener. Photo: Casey Keil/Lime Rock Park

Lime Rock Park announces 2013 racing and event schedule

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We received this note from Lime Rock Park in Lakeville: LAKEVILLE  – Lime Rock Park’s 2014 spectator-event schedule opens with its traditional Memorial Day weekend, this year featuring the IMSA-sanctioned Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series Friday and Saturday, May 23-24, along with the fifth annual Sunday Royals Car Show on the 25th. The Grand […] [Read More]
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Victims get money back after arrests made in robbery

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Two people were allegedly robbed Friday night, but by Monday police said they had the culprits in custody and were able to give the victims their money back. Police said two men were robbed on Sheridan Street near Boston Avenue after leaving a check-cashing store. The armed suspects allegedly made off with $700 and a cell […] [Read More]
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Southport CEO nabbed on drug charges

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STRATFORD – The CEO of a Southport benefits company was arrested after police said they caught him with cocaine and heroin following a surveillance operation here. Eric Wurzel, 46, of Morehouse Lane, Fairfield, was charged Monday with possession of heroin and possession of cocaine. He was released after posting $10,000 bond pending arraignment in Superior […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Hospital on trial

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Testimony began this morning in Bridgeport Superior Court in the civil trial of a former Greenwich Hospital phlebotomist who claims she was forced to quit after she discovered another employee had contaminated vials used for drawing blood from patients. Isabel Modaffari, 44, of Bridgeport, claims in her lawsuit against the hospital that she was forced […] [Read More]
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Tonight’s reception canceled in Trumbull for Jacobsen

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The Tuesday evening (12/10) reception in Trumbull for Eric Jacobsen, the third candidate for the post of conductor/music director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, has been canceled because of the snow storm. Jacobsen will be in Bridgeport for GBS rehearsals for the remainder of the week in preparation for Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. concert at the […] [Read More]

Fundraiser held

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The town has started a fundraiser Friday for 10-year-old Chelsea Wheeler of Oxford who will need a life-saving small bowel transplant. The town is selling paper doves for $5 each that are being placed on a tree in the foyer of Town Hall. Doves will be available until Jan. 1. Chelsea is shown here in […] [Read More]
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December 10 - vehicle struck house

Car crashes into Milford house

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A red pickup truck travelling on snow-covered Minute man Drive in Milford traveled across Sentinel Hill Road and struck a house at 85 Sentinel Hill, police said. The incident at 9:47 a.m. caused structural damage to the one story ranch house, but the occupants were able to escape without injury, police said. [Read More]
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Wells Fargo Bank is robbed in Shelton

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The Wells Fargo Bank at 320 Coram Avenue in Shelton was held up by two men shortly at about 9:30 a.m., said Lt. Robert Kozlowsky, the Shelton police spokesman. A handgun was displayed but not used during the robbery, he said. Police and detectives are still at the scene, Kozlowsky said, and more information will […] [Read More]
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