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St. Vincent’s outpatient facilities, college remain closed

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Though St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport reopened its urgent care walk-in center in Monroe earlier today, many of its other facilities will remain closed until further notice. All of the hospital’s outpatient areas and services will be closed tomorrow, with the exception of its Radiation Oncology Department and Ambulatory Infusion Center, due to storm-related […] [Read More]
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Greater Bridgeport Transit Services will not operate Monday

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This just in from Doug Holcomb, general manager of Greater Bridgeport Transit Services: “Because of the continuing clean-up effort following the storm and the condition of many of the roads in the region, all Greater Bridgeport Transit Services in the Bridgeport Region are canceled for Monday, February 11th. Riders can visit www.gogbt.com for updates and […] [Read More]
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Metro-North official: Expect half of normal Monday morning rush from New Haven to Stamford

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Latest MTA update: Waterbury Branch train service remains suspended due to the severity of the winter storm.  No bus service will be provided on account of adverse road conditions. New Haven Line Service is now operating on or close to schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have experienced as a result of this […] [Read More]
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List of passable streets in Bridgeport

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From the City of Bridgeport: Below is a list of roads that are passable. The City of Bridgeport lifted its travel ban at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The List of Passable Streets in Bridgeport can be found on the City of Bridgeport website at: www.bridgeportct.gov/bptsnow Or use this link: http://www.bridgeportct.gov/content/87201/137292.aspx Last updated: Wednesday, February 13 at […] [Read More]
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Freezing rain advisory issued

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Just what we don’t need: a freezing rain advisory from 3 to 9 a.m. Monday. The National Weather Service has posted the advisory for both Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Freezing rain, possibly mixed with snow and sleet could make travel hazardous late tonight and through Monday morning. Untreated roads will become slick and icy, […] [Read More]
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Finch: No school or clean streets until Friday

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch said he doesn’t expect to have all city streets cleared of snow until Friday, or maybe even later. Because of this, the mayor said he doubts the city can reopen many schools until late in the week. “It’s going to take us a week to get all the streets cleaned,” […] [Read More]
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State workers get another ‘snow day’ Monday

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“Non-essential” state employees are getting another snow day off Monday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Malloy is asking all nonessential state employees to stay home on Monday as the clean up effort continues. However, evening and midnight shift employees should report to work as normal on Monday. “Getting streets clear and making them safer for […] [Read More]
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New Canaan stations out of gas

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Mobil and Gulf gas stations, both on South Avenue in New Canaan, ran out of gas this weekend. Due to the severe weather, employees said the transfer stations were unable to deliver Saturday, but they expect to be up and running either later this evening or Monday morning. [Read More]
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GBT cancels some bus routes for Monday

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Greater Bridgeport Transit has posted this update on its website: “While routes are currently being evaluated, GBT is announcing that there will be no service operating on the following routes on Monday, February 11th: Coastal Link Service Route 7 Route 14 Route 15 Route 16 Route 19 Route 22 Route 23 Other cancellations may follow. […] [Read More]
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Post office gears up to resume service

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The U.S. Postal Service sent out the following announcement Sunday, telling residents that service will likely resume soon … and that they should clear walkways and mailbox tops: Postal officials in the Connecticut Valley District of the Postal Service report that mail processing operations have been restored to full capacity following this weekend’s severe winter […] [Read More]
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