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Damaged water main shut down on High Street, Ansonia

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ANSONIA — Construction crews from the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority are in the process of shutting the water off to a damaged 8-inch water main on High Street. Until the shut down is completed, residents may experience reduced pressure or discolored water. Once the main is shut, pressure should return to normal. Discolored […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Foster keeps campaigning, plans block party

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BRIDGEPORT — In roughly two hours, a judge will announce whether Mary-Jane Foster’s name will be on the ballot for the Democratic primary Sept. 13. But, it seems that decision is not likely to affect Foster’s campaign efforts one way or another. She has scheduled a citywide caravan, door-knocking and caravan event for tomorrow. Here’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Arrest made in motel A/C swap

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Back on May 31, employees of the motel on Woodmont Road were stunned to discover that one of their guests had stolen a room air conditioner. And, to hide the crime, the suspect installed his own broken room air conditioner in its place. [Read More]
Categories: Cops, General, Milford, News

Stratford police plan DUI checkpoints

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The Stratford Police Department will be conducting roadside sobriety checkpoints for impaired driving enforcement. The sobriety checkpoints are scheduled to begin on Saturday at 7 p.m. and end at 3 a.m. Sunday. The police department is participating in the 2011 Comprehensive DUI Enforcement program. This program enables police to conduct these roadside sobriety checkpoints in […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Storm causes delay in Fairfield Museum’s 9/11 exhibit opening

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From the arts desk . . . Because of  complications resulting from last weekend’s Tropical Storm Irene, the Fairfield Museum announced this afternoon that the opening of  its 9/11 commemorative exhibition will be delayed by a few days. In Thursday’s Go section, which was printed prior to the announcement, an article on Page 16 pointed […] [Read More]

Bridgeport offers help after hurricane

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From Mayor Bill Finch’s office: Following are some assistance tips for City residents to use in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Charging centers: If you are still out of power you can charge your computers, cell phones, or medical devices at any of the Bridgeport libraries. Library hours are as follows: Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Man shot on South End street

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A city man was in critical condition after being shot in his car on Railroad Avenue. Police are investigating. [Read More]
Categories: General

Hovey condemns CL&P’s “critical failures”

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HARTFORD – State Rep. DebraLee Hovey, R-Monroe, today strongly condemned what she termed as “critical failures” on the part of Connecticut Light and Power in restoring electrical service to residents they serve following Hurricane Irene. Hovey’s stance clashes with Monroe First Selectman Steve Vavrek’s, who said earlier this week that CL&P has been responsive. Hovey […] [Read More]
Categories: General