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Truck stuck under Fairfield bridge

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By Ken Dixon FAIRFIELD – A box truck wedged itself under the railroad overpass on North Benson Road and a BWM immediately rear-ended it on Saturday afternoon. Emergency officials reported at least one injury from the 3 p.m. crash. Further details were unavailable.       [Read More]
Categories: General

Food truck destroyed in late-night fire

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Bridgeport fire crews are investigating a suspicious blaze that consumed a food truck on the East Side late Tuesday night. The fire was reported at about 10:30 p.m. on Barnum Avenue near East Main Street. Firefighters quickly called for backup units becausee the food truck had a 100-pound propane tank attached to it that created […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Fire

Stratford PD urging residents to guard against car theft

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We just received this note from the Stratford Police Dept.: The Stratford Police Department has seen an upswing in stolen vehicles over the past quarter. Below are some tips to help prevent your car from theft. WHAT ATTRACTS A CAR THIEF? • Leaving your car unlocked or the windows down. • Leaving your keys in […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Crime, Stratford, Traffic

Dorso case continued to Nov. 7

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Dorso, 32, is charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter and one count of reckless driving. He is being held on a $35,000 cash bond. [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Courts, Crime, Milford, Traffic

Car collides with fire truck, flees

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Bridgeport police are looking for a car that reportedly sideswiped a city fire truck and kept driving Friday night. The accident was reported in the 400 block of Bishop Avenue. There were no reports of injuries to the firefighters or major damage to the fire truck. Scanner reports described the car as an older white […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops, Fire

Man hailed as hero after house fire

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A city man was hailed as a hero Friday afternoon for helping to get several people out of a smoky East Side home after a small fire broke out near the boiler. As the four-family home filled with smoke around 4:30 p.m. Friday, Carlos Matos alerted the residents of 551 Park Street, helping to get […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Fire

Take a hike — in Trumbull — Saturday

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Trumbull’s Nature and Arts Center and the Trumbull Historical Society are sponsoring a hike on the Pequonnock River Valley (East) Trail on Saturday. Hikers should meet at the Park Street conmuter lot near the southbound Daniels Farm Road entrance before 11 a.m. The hike is 2.5 miles, and there will shuttle buses at the end […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Of things that go bump Saturday night…in Trumbull

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The Trumbull Historical Society will celebrate Halloween a little early this Saturday with a Jack O’Lantern making contest and some spooky tales about legendary area ghosts on Saturday, from 5;30 to 8:30 p.m., at Abraham Nichols Park. Admission is $5. mgbrown@ctpost.com; twitter.com/MariAnGailBrown [Read More]