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Shelton P&Z ready to approve Water’s Edge addition

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SHELTON-The Planning and Zoning Commission voted 4-2 late Tuesday night to write a favorable resolution that would allow Water’s Edge to add another structure containing three townhouses to their development off River Road near Latex Foam. Only Commissioners Nancy Dickal and James Tickey opposed the resolution following a public hearing on the proposal. A roll […] [Read More]
The Commodore Isaac Hull Memorial Bridge viewed from Derby

DOT Public Hearing Weds night in Shelton on Hull bridge

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SHELTON-State Department of Transportation officials will discuss their planned $9 million renovation of the Commodore Isaac Hull bridge during a public hearing Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. in the city hall, 54 Hill Street. The planned renovation which will include painting, catwalk upgrade and repairs to the steel, fencing, railings, drainage and navigation is expected […] [Read More]

Jury begins deliberations in cold case murder

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BRIDGEPORT –The verdict in the Leonard Jackson murder trial could come down to motive – the one supplied to police by Jackson himself. Thirty-four years after Estella “Stella” Brantley was found strangled in Seaside Park, her jeans and underwear were bunched around her ankles, a jury of nine woman and three men began deliberations Tuesday […] [Read More]
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Smoky fire extinguished in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — A midday call to a multi-family house at 60 Calhoun Avenue was all smoke and very little fire, officials said. There was smoke on the second floor, “but not much fire,” Deputy Chief James Cook said. Tenants of the brown-shingled building watched from across the street as a firefighter in a ladder truck […] [Read More]
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Swanson’s Fish Market on CNBC show ‘The Profit’

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Swanson’s Fish Market in Fairfield will be featured tonight on “The Profit,” a CNBC show. It will be broadcast at 10 PM. In a preview of the show, CNBC says, “The owners of a Connecticut fish market are sailing in treacherous waters, and even Marcus Lemonis might not be able to bail them out. Swanson’s […] [Read More]
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Boy Scout Troop 3 in Derby plans fundraiser

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Main Street in Straford, Conn. winds past the blast fence at the end of Runway 6-24 at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The recent aggreement will allow a runway safety zone and straighten out the dangerous curves with a relocation of Main St. and ease potential flooding.

Airport work to close Stratford road

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After years of delays and fighting between Bridgeport and Stratford, work is set to begin on the construction of an airport safety area at Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford. The work will require the realignment of Main Street (Route 113) to make way for the safety area. The entire project will cost $46 million. A […] [Read More]
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Cold case trial comes to an end

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BRIDGEPORT –Testimony and evidence is expected to come to an end today in the trial of Leonard Jackson, charged with the 32-year-old strangulation murder of a young woman in Seaside Park. Senior Assistant State’s Attorney Margaret Kelley rested her case Friday. Defense lawyer Dennis Harrigan is to begin his case this morning. It is unlikely […] [Read More]
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