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Halloween Haul: Best candy spots near Bridgeport

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Trending writer Maggie Gordon has figured out the places where you’re likely to find the most sweet treats tonight in the Bridgeport area, using a formula known as the Candy Quotient. The Candy Quotient looks at an area’s population (higher = better), crime rate (lower = better), vacant homes (lower = better), homes with children […] [Read More]
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North Avenue repairs likely fixed by evening rush-hour

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An official says Aquarion Water Company say they’re almost finished with repairs to North Avenue in Bridgeport, where a 16-inch water main broke yesterday, washing out streets and tying up traffic. Spokesman Peter Fazekas says the 16-inch main was repaired by 4 a.m. today. Crews have been working throughout the day to replace and patch […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Bulk PickUp ends Nov. 27

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By Michael P. Mayko ANSONIA-Residents looking to get rid of that old mattress, an inefficient air conditioner or an appliance that has seen better days schedule a Public Works pick-up between now and Nov. 27. Residents need to call Public Works at 203-736-5945, give their name, address and items that will be at the cub. […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General

Texts implicate Fairfield teacher

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The father of a Fairfield Ludlowe High School student got a hold of his daughter’s cell phone and found numerous texts from teacher Glenn Mishuck to the girl, police said. “I just want to march into your room, push you onto your desk and (expletive) the (expletive) out of you,” the girl texted.”I care about […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport program wants ‘longevity’ for youth

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Project Longevity, a violence-reduction strategy launched in Bridgeport on Wednesday, aims to support young people who turn away from violence. “The ground rules have changed in Bridgeport,” said Police Chief Joseph L. Gaudett Jr. “For people who want to break away from the cycle of violence and gangs, we extend our hand. For those who […] [Read More]
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Internal Revenue Service warns of scam

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The Internal Revenue Service is warning consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, […] [Read More]
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Times are tough

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The lead project manager for Extreme Makeover Home Edition has been arrested for shoplifting at a local Target store. Theron Canevari, 49, was charged with sixth-degree larceny and possession of a shoplifting device. Police said he stole Bose headphones and a folding knife from the Target store on Hawley Lane in Trumbull. [Read More]
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North Avenue water main break repair underway

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BRIDGEPORT — The water main break on North Avenue near Island Avenue that washed out several streets and flooded roadways is on its way to being sealed. Here are some photos from the scene by staff photographer  Autumn Driscoll. [Read More]
Categories: General