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Oxford airport gets $5 million for noise mitigation

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OXFORD — Waterbury-Oxford Airport will receive $5 million for land acquisition of nearby homes impacted by airport noice, according to information in a press release Tuesday from Senators Joe Lieberman and Richard Blumenthal. Bradley International Airport will receive $3,360,000 for sound insulation of approximately 100 homes in the Windsor Locks area of Hartford. Approximately 300 […] [Read More]
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Oxford primary will select GOP candiates

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OXFORD — Today’s primary will decide who will head the Republican ticket in the November election. George Temple, the GOP Town Committee-endorsed candidate is being challenged by David Yish, a current selectman. Temple’s running mate is Jeff Haney and Yish’s running mate is Lila Ferrillo. Voting is taking place until 8 p.m. today at Quaker […] [Read More]
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‘Minor blackout’ in Bridgeport’s East End

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Bridgeport police reported a “minor blackout” in the city’s East End in the area of Seaview Avenue to about Central Avenue. After about 10 to 15 minutes of repairs, the power was restored. According to United Illuminating’s website, there were 670 customers without power in Bridgeport, as of 1:15 p.m. at the height of the […] [Read More]
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A piece of 9/11 art on wheels

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There were bikes of every size and color at the CT United Ride in Norwalk Sunday, but one that drew a lot of attention was a 9/11 tribute bike that was assembled over 10 years and its many parts come from artisans around the United States. The bike led the rally, which went through nine […] [Read More]
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CT United Ride honoring 9/11 takes off

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More than 3,000 bikers assembled in Norwalk Sunday for the CT United Ride, the state’s largest annual 9/11 tribute. At 11:30 a.m., they departed on a route that weaved through nine Connecticut towns and ended at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. At the start of the ride, bikers drove under a large American flag that was […] [Read More]
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Schedule of 9/11 observances in Bridgeport

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From the City of Bridgeport: In honor of those who lost their lives in the 9/11 Attacks on America, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has directed that City flags fly at half-staff on Sunday, September 11th.  Mayor Finch also asks residents to observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the time that American Airlines Flight […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Public hearing on Trumbull cell tower scheduled for November

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TRUMBULL – The state Siting Council will hold a public hearing on T-Mobil’s application to build a bigger cell tower at the town police department on Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. in the Trumbull Library. T-Mobil will present evidence at 3 p.m. for why the public needs the facility. Residents will be allowed to make […] [Read More]
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Fairfield students remember 9/11

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Fairfield Ludlowe High School remembered 9/11/2001 with a ceremony dedicated to those who lost their lives. All 1400 students and teachers filled the field and gave a moment of silence, together. – Photo and caption by Michele Hermsen, photography teacher [Read More]
Categories: Education, Fairfield