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Shelton burglary victim offers reward

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SHELTON — Joan Kapral says she knows who was involved in the theft of a “significant” amount of cash and a 200-pound safe from her River Road home on Saturday night, July 12. Kapral is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the parties responsible or to the recovery of the […] [Read More]
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Oxford Transfer Station to delay opening July 19

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Oxford-The Transfer/Recycling Station in Oxford, CT will delay its opening July 19 to accommodate Lily’s Birthday Dash 5K Race that morning on Great Oak Road. Great Oak Road and parts of Hogsback Road near MacIntosh Drive will be closed for the race from about 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The transfer station will open at […] [Read More]

DACA Renewal clinic in Bridgeport Saturday

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Bridgeport – Conn. residents looking to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status can register for a renewal clinic being held this Saturday. The clinic is being sponsored by Connecticut Students for a Dream and being held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the International Institute for Connecticut, located at 670  Clinton Ave. […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man shot dead identified

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Bridgeport – The man who was brutally shot in the back of his head Wednesday night while he sat in the back of his Honda Civic has been identified by cops and relatives as Joseph Myers. Myers, 38,  was mourned Thursday afternoon, nearby the same spot he was murdered, as family and friends gathered at a […] [Read More]
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Connecticut unemployment lowest since 2008

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HARTFORD – Connecticut’s unemployment rate continues to drop and now stands at a level not seen since 2008, the state Department of Labor announced Thursday. The unemployment rate was pegged at 6.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. Connecticut’s number of unemployed residents underwent the biggest monthly drop in 2014, down 3.3 percent. Since June […] [Read More]
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School safety grants are available

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HARTFORD – School systems next week can apply for the next round of the state’s School Security Grant Program, which is intended to help public and private schools create a more secure environment. The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection will be sending application packets to eligible public and private schools beginning the week […] [Read More]
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Stratford to receive firefighting safety equipment

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STRATFORD – The town’s fire department is set to receive a $75,897 federal grant to purchase 96 emergency escape systems which are attached directly to firefighter gear and provide specialized ropes and an automatic descending device. A firefighter can use the devices to safely escape from windows or other openings if all other means of […] [Read More]
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Secretary of State Merrill elected to leadership position

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HARTFORD – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has been elected treasurer of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), a top leadership position within the national organization that places her in line to be named President of NASS in 2016. “I am so honored to be named as Treasurer of NASS, and I […] [Read More]
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