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Petitioning candidate on ballot for 122nd District

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Shelton resident Cheryl Jansen has been approved as a petitioning candidate in the November race for the 122nd District House seat. The district includes sections of Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull. Ben McGorty, a Republican, won the seat by special election in July after the death of state Rep. Lawrence Miller. McGorty also won a primary […] [Read More]
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Meeting on Derby WPCA costs tonight

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DERBY-The city’s Board of Aldermen and Board of Apportionment and Taxation will meet tonight at 6:30 in city hall to discuss ways to pay for $30 million in needed repairs to the failing water pollution treatment facility. The Aldermen are mulling whether to assess a tax on all residents or just those that use city […] [Read More]

Silver alert for missing Ansonia man

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ANSONIA –  Police have issued a silver alert for a missing Ansonia man. Frank Turchik, 55, was last seen Saturday. He is a white male, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds. Police say he was last seen in a blue 2006 Nissan Altima […] [Read More]
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Two car accident in downtown Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — One person was injured in a two-car collision Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Lafayette Boulevard and State Street, near the federal courthouse. “I was driving down the street and the other car ran the red light and plowed into me,” said the driver of one of the vehicles, which ended up against […] [Read More]
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SHU student dies after being hit by car

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Bridgeport police said Saturday morning that the SHU student hit by a car has died. The victim is identified as Kaitlyn Doorhy, 20, of Mattituck, New York. She is a junior at Sacred Heart University. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Brandon M. Pouncie, 28, of Bridgeport. The incident remains under investigation. […] [Read More]
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R.I. woman charged in DUI crash

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BRIDGEPORT – A Rhode Island woman was charged Friday with driving drunk and causing the crash last year that left a local man paralyzed. Police said Armanda Amyot, 31, had a blood/alcohol level of .295, more than three times the legal limit, when she crashed into a car driven by 26-year-old Apolinar Aguilar-Lavariega on Oct. […] [Read More]
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Pedestrian critical after being struck by car

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Update, Saturday, 8:06 a.m.  The young woman struck by a car in Bridgeport on Friday has died, Bridgeport police confirm. Original story, Friday, 12:45 p.m. A young woman is in critical condition after being struck by a car as she was crossing Madison Avenue Friday afternoon. The woman, who was not immediately being identified, was […] [Read More]
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Police: Gaming system just rocks in a box

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A Milford resident, who thought they were exchanging a gaming system, ended up with a box of rocks, police said. Daryl Johnson, 19, of Quinnipiac Avenue in New Haven, was charged with sixth degree larceny. The victim of the theft said they made arrangements with Johnson through Craigslist to exchange their gaming systems with each […] [Read More]
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