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Tax prep program kicks off Friday at HCC

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Volunteers are trained by the Internal Revenue Service to prepare income tax returns for households earning less than $50,000. [Read More]

Fuel spill at Moses Wheeler Bridge construction site

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STRATFORD – Fire, police and HAZMAT crews were dispatched to Moses Wheeler Bridge Wednesday evening after a crane toppled over. There were initial concerns of a fuel spill, but only about five gallons leaked out, according to a Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman. The crane fell far from the water’s edge, so no […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Truck hits pole; leaves some Bridgeport residents without power

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BRIDGEPORT – A truck hit a pole on Myrtle and Railroad Aves. Wednesday evening, leaving some surrounding homes and businesses without power. Witnesses reported the accident, assistant fire chief Robert Morton said. The truck driver left the scene and police are still searching for the vehicle. United Illuminating was dispatched to the scene and is […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford Ed board prepares for superintendent search

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The Stratford Board of Education has yet to name a committee to head the search for the district’s next superintendent. Irene Cornish, acting chief of schools, announced her intent to retire Jan. 1 of 2013 at an education board meeting Monday night. Cornish was superintendent for six years before she was named acting superintendent after her quasi-retirement […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Stratford

Trumbull budget public hearing scheduled

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There will be a public hearing on the Trumbull First Selectman’s budget recommendations on Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Trumbull Town Hall council chambers. [Read More]
Categories: General

No action on proposed council meeting time change

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Stratford’s Ordinance Committee, which is comprised of the Town Council membership, has tabled a proposed ordinance change that would set the council meeting start time at 7:15 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. At a public hearing earlier this month, a slew of residents slammed the proposed meeting time change, saying a 7:15 p.m. start time […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

Golf cart issue kicked to Stratford’s Traffic Authority

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Stratford’s Traffic Authority will have to decide whether to allow golf carts on the town’s roads, freshman town councilman Craig Budnick said in a phone interview Wednesday. At a public hearing before the Town Council early this month, about a half dozen residents — most from of the Lordship section of town –requested an ordinance […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford, Traffic

Bridgeport charter review commission picks officers, picks public forum date

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By Tim Loh Staff Writer BRIDGEPORT — In its inaugural meeting Tuesday night, the city’s charter review commission elected three officers, set a tentative schedule for its ambitious look at Bridgeport’s constitutional document, and posed several questions to three attorneys who’ll guide the commission’s work in coming months. As chairwoman, the seven-member panel voted Cathleen […] [Read More]
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