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Cops: Shelton caregiver cashed blind man’s checks

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A caregiver from Shelton has been arrested for allegedly writing checks from an account of an 88-year-old, partially blind, Hamden man. According to Hamden Police Capt. Ronald Smith, Shante Pettway, a 27-year-old certified nursing assistant, was hired by the family as a caregiver. An  investigation revealed that Pettway obtained the 88-year-olds checking account information and […] [Read More]
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Cops: man tried to bring box cutter into school

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BRIDGEPORT — A man who appeared to be under the influence of drugs attempted to gain access to the Achievement First Charter School this morning, police said. The suspect, Alex Wilchem of Bridgeport, reportedly had a box cutter on him. Paul Hernandez, a Board of Education security officer, was dropping off his granddaughter at school […] [Read More]
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Open parking spaces along South Broad Street in Milford, Conn. on Thursday, August 13, 2014. Photo: Christian Abraham

Downtown Milford to get more parking

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Friday that the State Bond Commission at its next meeting will vote on nearly $5 million to support Phase I of the “Downtown Milford Parking Addition.” According to a press release from Malloy’s office, the project entails the City of Milford purchasing approximately 2.2 acres of property to create additional […] [Read More]
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Shelton bank robbed; 2 men sought

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The First Niagara Bank was held up Friday morning by two men and Shelton police are asking; 2 men for the public’s help to catch them According to Detective Chris Nugent, at approximately 9:39 AM, Shelton Police were dispatched to 704 Bridgeport Ave., First Niagara Bank, on a report of a bank robbery. Two males […] [Read More]
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Milford Knights set New Year’s Eve Party

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Buyer wanted for old Milford firehouse

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Milford From a press release: MILFORD — The City of Milford is looking for someone to buy Fire Station No. 6, 204 Melba St, which was decommissioned after the opening last year of the new East Side Fire Station. The city will be accepting sealed bids in the Office of the City Attorney, 110 River […] [Read More]
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Three taken to hospital after Bridgeport crash (w/video)

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BRIDGEPORT — A woman and her young son, and a man in a separate vehicle were shaken up in an early-morning motor vehicle accident at a key downtown intersection this morning. The victims did not appear to be seriously injured and were transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital to be evaluated, officials said. A blue Ford […] [Read More]
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Man admits taking more than $1M from Milford firm

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MILFORD — A Woodbridge financial consultant pleaded guilty on Thursday on federal charges that he defrauded a Milford company out of more than $1 million. Giovanni Masucci, 46, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport on a single count of wire fraud. He faces a prison sentence of up to 20 years when […] [Read More]
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