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Blasting today at Seymour quarry

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Watch out for flying rocks. Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller has posed this announcement on his Facebook page: “Haynes intends to blast at their Seymour (quarry) location (600 Derby Ave) on Friday, April 11, 2014 at about 2:00 pm. “If you have questions or concerns feel free to contact Joyce Illingworth at 203-671-5476.” The quarry […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport

One arrested, one at large after carjacking

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A man was taken into police custody and another was reportedly at large after a carjacking Thursday night on Bridgeport’s West Side. The victim, a man, told police that another man had approached him at a gas station on Park Avenue around 7 p.m., pointed a gun at him and taken the white Audi he […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Men’s Softball League Reborn

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ANSONIA-After a decade’s absence the Men’s Softball League is being reborn. Mayor David Cassetti said the league will begin in May and is not limited to Ansonia residents. The team fee is $400. “This league has been inactive for over ten years,” Cassetti said. “I commend our Recreation Director Jeff Coppola for organizing this effort. […] [Read More]
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Shelton

Shelton bank robbed at gunpoint

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Update, 6:55 p.m.: Shelton police confirm that the Wells Fargo branch on Coram Avenue was robbed a few minutes after 4 p.m. today. Lt. Robert Kozlowsky says a white man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and carrying a gray book bag entered the bank and displayed a handgun. The man left with an undetermined amount […] [Read More]
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Trumbull sues Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – The town of Trumbull claims the actions of the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority are a bunch of crap. The town filed suit against the city and the WPCA Thursday in Superior Court claiming the city is violating a 1997 settlement agreement on how it charges Trumbull residents and it wants a judge […] [Read More]
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Fairfield

Student followed by suspicious man in Fairfield

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Update, 4:40 p.m.: Police say the incident Wednesday was a false alarm. The Fairfield Citizen has the full story here.  Fairfield police will have an officer near Sherman School at dismissal on Thursday  after a student said that he was followed home by an unknown man who tried to offer him a ride the day before. Authorities […] [Read More]
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Psst! Wanna buy a firehouse?

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The City of Milford will sell you the old Engine 6 station house on Melba Street if you are the winning bidder in an auction next month. The firehouse was closed nearly two years ago, along with Engine 5, a brick two-bay station on Kings Highway that is slated to become the new Woodmont Borough […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport housing agency gets $8.7 million grant

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The Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, Inc. will receive $8.7 million in state funds for new development with 30 apartments of supportive and affordable housing. The grant from the Interagency Committee on Supportive Housing (ICSH) under the state’s Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative (PSHI) was announced on Thursday morning. The project, Milestone at Stratford Avenue, will have eight apartments set […] [Read More]
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