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Police chase ends on I-95

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West Haven police attempted to pull over a man they believe was driving a stolen car, but the man fled the scene instead and got onto I-95 with officers in pursuit. The incident began at 11 p.m. Tuesday night and the car was stopped a short time later near Exit 39 in Milford, police said. […] [Read More]
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Veterans need not worry about govt shutdown – yet

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As the government shutdown began today, the state Department of Veterans Affairs wants people to know that: “It is important that Connecticut’s 52,000 veterans who use VA healthcare know that all VA medical facilities and clinics will remain fully operational, including pharmacy, inpatient/outpatient services.  Additionally the compensation and pension claims processing and payments will continue […] [Read More]
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Hundreds of German shepherds coming to Bridgeport

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Press release: More than 200 World Class German Shepherds from all over the U.S. and many foreign countries will compete in a European-Style Ring Show from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day in Beardsley Park at 1875 Noble Ave. in Bridgeport. The public is invited to attend the competition. Admission is $5 per day […] [Read More]
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Fairfield peeper cop gets reprieve

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A judge has ruled that a Fairfield cop, forced to resign after he was caught peeping in a woman’s window, deserves a hearing before the town’s retirement board to determine if he could instead have retired with a disability pension. [Read More]
Categories: News

BOE and Council: So why are we here again?

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BRIDGEPORT — The Board of Education and the City Council’s Budget Committee met last night, but no one was really sure why they were there. Not even after the school board’s attorney Donald Houston, an attorney with Durant, Nichols, Houston, Hodgson & Cortese-Costa, P.C., told them the two boards by statute must always meet prior […] [Read More]
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Water level on Lake Housatonic to be lowered

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The water level of Lake Housatonic will be lowered starting at midnight on Friday. Lake Housatonic is the stretch of the Housatonic River between the Derby and Stevenson dams. Towns bordering “the lake” include Derby, Shelton, Seymour, Oxford and Monroe. The water level will be lowered from 25.2 feet to 22.22 feet. The lake is […] [Read More]
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Shelton Day road closures on Sunday

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Shelton Day is scheduled for this Sunday, October 6. Shelton Police say Howe Avenue from Cornell Street to Beard Street will be closed to all traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic will be detoured from Howe Avenue at Cornell Street to Coram Avenue for northbound traffic, and from Howe Avenue at Brook Street […] [Read More]
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Tonight in Bridgeport: GBS opens 68th season at Klein

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So what’s new at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony? A lot. The GBS opens its 68th season tonight (Saturday, Sept. 28) at a new time: 7:30 p.m. And without Maestro Gustav Meier at the helm. Following Meier’s retirement in April, the orchestra set about to find a new music director/principal conductor. More than 150 conductors applied […] [Read More]