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Trumbull special election demanded

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TRUMBULL -Two elected officials have filed suit seeking to force Town Clerk Suzanne Burr Monaco to conduct a special election. The election would be held to replace Republican Board of Finance member David Rutigliano, who notified First Selectman Tim Herbst that he was resigning his post on November 26th. The letter was officially received by […] [Read More]
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Pizza delivery man charged with sex assault

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TRUMBULL- Police said they arrested a 23-year-old Shelton man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old local girl. Edward Mendell, of Brownson Drive, Shelton, was charged with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. Police said Mendell delivers pizza for Gioves Pizza Kitchen. They said the victim also worked at the pizza restaurant. [Read More]
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Road block arrested

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STRATFORD- Police said they arrested a local man for blocking the roadway to Sikorsky Airport. Richard Donnelly III, 23, of Canaan Road, was charged with interfering with police, breach of peace and assault on an EMS. Police said Donnelly was standing in the middle of the roadway outside the airport. He claimed he was looking […] [Read More]
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Stratford police arrest suspected drug dealer

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STRATFORD- Police arrested Robert Days, of Wooster Street, after they said he made several sales of crack cocaine to an undercover officer. Days was charged with three counts of sale of narcotics. He is being held on $100,000 bond. [Read More]
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Ripka’s closing donation earns Rescue Mission parking ticket

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When Ripka’s Market closed just before Christmas after only a few months operating in downtown Bridgeport, the disappointed owner decided to donate some of the remaining goods to the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. “We got a van load of produce and quite a bit of canned goods,” said Terry Wilcox, the mission’s executive director. The mission […] [Read More]
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Ashes remain dangerous for days, firefighters say

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We received this note from the Westport Fire Dept.: More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel burning appliances as primary heat source in their home with many more for supplemental heat and/or decorative use. As the holidays approach and cold weather sets in, many of us gather around the fire. […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire

Gunman robs Hamden Dunkin’ Donuts

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A man put a gun to the head of a female employee of the Dunkin’ Donuts on Dixwell Avenue on Sunday night, forced her to open the cash register and hand over money from the drawer and then left her and a co-worker in a utility closet, police said. The woman was emptying trash outside […] [Read More]
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Woman allegedly threw blood on EMTs

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Milford police arrested a local woman Sunday evening that they said broke items in her home with a hammer, and threatened relatives with the hammer. The woman, Donna Gregory, 55, of Greer Circle, suffered a cut on her hand from the hammer and when fire department medics attempted to treat the wound, Gregory allegedly threw […] [Read More]
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