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  1. 100 Relocated From Success Village In Bridgeport After Pipe Bursts

    100 Relocated From Success Village In Bridgeport After Pipe Bursts

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A ruptured pipe caused the relocation of about 100 city residents late Friday, according to police spokesman Av Harris.Residents of the Success Village apartment complex off Success Avenue were being moved by the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security after the 10:45 p.m. incident, Harris said.City workers set up cots for those who might need ...

  2. Pedestrian, 66, Dies After Bridgeport Hit And Run Crash

    Pedestrian, 66, Dies After Bridgeport Hit And Run Crash

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport man struck in a hit and run Friday night has died as the result of his injuries.Nathaniel Dubose, 66, was walking on the 600 block of Sylvan Avenue around 8:10 p.m. when he was hit by a grey or silver car traveling south on the roadway, according to police spokesman Av Harris.The driver fled the scene.Dubose sustained severe head trauma and was ...

  3. CT State Police Log Hundreds Of Arrests In First Night Of Holiday Weekend

    CT State Police Log Hundreds Of Arrests In First Night Of Holiday Weekend

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — State Police are out in force this holiday weekend, focusing on reducing DUIs and crashes by strictly enforcing all motor vehicle laws.Increased patrols began at 12:01 a.m. Friday and will continue through 11:59 p.m. Monday.According to stats compiled from 12:01 a.m. Friday through 7:30 a.m. Saturday, troopers had already issued 268 speeding violations and ...

  4. Light Snow Spells Crashes, Slippery Tie-Ups Across Fairfield County

    Light Snow Spells Crashes, Slippery Tie-Ups Across Fairfield County

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — It doesn’t look like much, but today’s light snow has left roadways slippery enough to cause several accidents along Fairfield County’s major highways.Connecticut State Police are reporting dozens of accidents along I-95, I-84 and the Merritt Parkway.Delays were reported on both sides of I-95 due to an accident in Westport and a multi-car crash in Norwalk near ...

  5. State Police: Ansonia Man Killed In Crash With Box Truck On Route 8

    State Police: Ansonia Man Killed In Crash With Box Truck On Route 8

    TRUMBULL, Conn. — An Ansonia man was killed Friday when he drove his pickup truck into the back of a box truck on Route 8, state police said.William Pollock, 55, of Lester Street, was initially conscious and alert after the 5:30 p.m. crash, but he quickly became unresponsive and was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital, police said.The crash occurred just north of Exit 8 in the ...

  6. Sacred Heart Of Fairfield Unveils Only Campus Diner In New England

    Sacred Heart Of Fairfield Unveils Only Campus Diner In New England

    This is one of the most popular stories of 2017 in Fairfield County.FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Got a hankerin’ for a milkshake or a patty melt?Head on over to Sacred Heart University, which will host a ribbon-cutting for the first on-campus diner in New England on Monday.JP’s Diner — named for SHU President John J. Petillo — will soon be serving up ‘50s and ‘60s favorites for the student body ...

  7. 45-Year-Old Fish Market Closing Its Doors In Fairfield

    45-Year-Old Fish Market Closing Its Doors In Fairfield

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A Fairfield institution will be closing its doors this holiday season: Swanson’s Fish Market will be no more after New Year’s Day.The Swanson family had announced plans to sell the 45-year-old business earlier this month, but they decided to close when patriarch Jerry Swanson passed away just days after the announcement.“So it’s finally official today, after 45 Year’s ...

  8. Happy New Year! Westport Pulls Out The Stops For First Night Festivities

    Happy New Year! Westport Pulls Out The Stops For First Night Festivities

    WESTPORT, Conn. — Looking for something the whole family can enjoy on New Year’s Eve?Head to downtown Westport for First Night Westport-Weston, one of the region’s largest holiday celebrations.This year’s festivities include the tuneful melodies of songstress Michele Grace, crowd-pleasing hypnotist Jim Spinnato, karaoke, horse-drawn carriage rides and much more throughout the afternoon ...

  9. Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Expected To Announce Gubernatorial Run Next Week

    Bridgeport Mayor Ganim Expected To Announce Gubernatorial Run Next Week

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim announced he was exploring a run for governor back in April, and it looks like he'll make it official next week.The mayor, who spent seven years in prison on felony charges after his first stint as mayor, is expected to announce his candidacy and officially file with the state Jan. 3, according to city spokesperson Rowena White, who ...

  10. TV Dance Star From Weston Donates To Trumbull-Based Autism Project

    TV Dance Star From Weston Donates To Trumbull-Based Autism Project

    WESTON, Conn. — Weston resident Tony Dovolani of “Dancing With the Stars” fame made the holidays brighter for children with special needs across the region by donating $60,000 to The Kennedy Center’s Autism Project. Dovolani hosted the second annual Tony Dovolani Golf for Special Needs Children Tournament, earmarking the proceeds for the Trumbull-based Kennedy Center.“I am honored to be ...

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