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Fundraisers to help Bridgeport fire victims

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Re-Entry Ministry is hosting three fundraisers to raise money to help relocate people who were made homeless after a fire last month in Bridgeport. Founder and Executive Director Queenie S. Mims said 10 women and a 2-month-old baby lost their home when fire swept through Re-Entry’s Holly Street house on Sept. 22. The three-night fundraising […] [Read More]
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Seymour getting new trash, recycling bins

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Beginning today, town residents will be receiving new garbage and recycling bins from the town’s garbage and recycling contractor, Winters Brothers. These bins are part of the transition to a new automated collection system. Each household that receives municipal garbage and recycling removal services will receive one 96-gallon rolling garbage bin and one 96-gallon rolling […] [Read More]
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Former Milford cop fighting to stay out of prison

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MILFORD — Jason Anderson, the former Milford police officer who was convicted in 2012 in the deaths of two teens in a high-speed crash, is appealing his 5-year prison term. The Milford Patch reports that lawyers for Anderson, now 39, argued in State Appellate Court last week that the jury and the sentencing judge did not […] [Read More]
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Milford man in custody over threat to Jonathan Law High School

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MILFORD – A city man who made a threat against Jonathan Law High School will be arrested after he is released from a secure medical facility where he is now being held for psychiatric evaluation, police said James Piccirillo, 48, of Lansdale Avenue, is currently being held at an unnamed, medical facility. Police said an […] [Read More]
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Lt Gov. Wyman to tour Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust

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BRIDGEPORT – Lt Gov. Nancy Wyman will be in Bridgeport Monday to tour Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust, a nonprofit organization committed to expanding affordable and safe housing opportunities. The neighborhood trust recently opened a new mixed-use building at 570 State Street that includes 30 supportive housing units as well as their offices.  The trust provides comprehensive […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport homicide victim fixed neighborhood bikes

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BRIDGEPORT – A 51 year-old man killed during a fight in front of his Seeley Street home Saturday night was a “nice guy” who repaired bicycles for neighborhood teenagers, those who knew him said Sunday Ivan Rodriguez Mendez, 51, was found dead Saturday evening, lying in the road in a large pool of blood in […] [Read More]
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Fight leaves 1 man dead in Bridgeport

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Police are investigating the latest homicide in Bridgeport. This time, it’s a 51-year-old man,who witnesses tell police was involved in a fight. According to Police Spokesman William Kaempffer, just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a call of an injured person in front of 83 Seeley Street. When they arrived, they found the […] [Read More]
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Derby WPCA Info Session set for Oct. 22

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DERBY-City residents will get one last chance to learn about the $31.2 million request to renovate the sewage treatment system. Residents are invited to attend the session on Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School, 10 Nutmeg Avenue. There will be a question asking residents to vote during the November 4 election on […] [Read More]