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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]

Mark Boughton clubs Finch’s Bass OR Boughton envies bigger city’s big catch?

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Mark Boughton, Danbury’s mayor and potential Republican gubernatorial candidate, Friday criticized the final vote giving outdoor retailing giant Bass Pro Shops $31 million in state subsidies to build a new store/tourist attraction off of I-95 in Bridgeport. “This is an outrageous use of taxpayer dollars,” said Boughton in a statement. “In Danbury we’ve grown our […] [Read More]
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State Bond Commission approves Steel Point money

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The State Bond Commission, as expected, on Friday approved $22 million tax incremental financing package and an urban development grant-in-aid for the planned Bass Pro Shops store on the Steel Point peninsula. “This is a historic and pivotal moment in the economic development history of the Steel Point peninsula and the City of Bridgeport.,” Mayor […] [Read More]
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Poll: Should Christina Ayala resign?

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What readers are saying about Christina Ayala

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State Rep. Christina Ayala is apparently carrying a torch for her ex-boyfriend — the same one police arrested earlier this week for setting Ayala’s car on fire. Police are now investigating whether Ayala punched the ex’s new girlfriend in a bar fight shortly before the car burning incident. Today, it’s the most read story today […] [Read More]
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Auction at Milford Police HQ

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We just got this note from Milford PD: The Milford Police Department’s annual police auction will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19. At 9 a.m., auction attendees will have an opportunity to preview the items being auctioned off that day, and auction will start promptly at 10. Numerous bicycles and other items will be sold […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

Free gun locks at Stratford Police HQ

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There are free gun locks available in the lobby of Stratford Police Headquarters, 900 Longbrook Ave. The gun locks are supplied by Project Childsafe, a nationwide program that promotes safe firearm ownership and storage. “We want to do everything we can to prevent accidents and unauthorized use of firearms,” Chief Patrick A. Ridenhour said.   […] [Read More]
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