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Bethel Public Schools Hiring For 14 Jobs

BETHEL, CT — As schools in Bethel gear up for the new academic year, there are still several available jobs they are looking to fill.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 22:19:10

Danbury Drug Crackdown Continues: Police Make Four More Arrests

On Friday, police spotted Abdulwali "Tamel" Peterson driving a Kia Optima in the area of Main Street. Police suspected Peterson of selling illegal drugs from the same car on Thursday. Police say they followed Peterson, 30, of 58-1 Ridge Road in Naugatuck and his passenger, Jeremy Nathan, 30, of 17 A

PATCH - 2018-08-18 04:17:51

Five Newtown Retailers Fail Undercover Police Inspections

On Tuesday, the Newtown PD, working with the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Program (TPEP) conducted unannounced compliance inspections of the establishments in Newtown that offer tobacco and electronic-cigarette items for s

PATCH - 2018-08-17 22:07:44

Details emerge about Bridgeport drowning death

A 2-year-old that was pulled from a backyard pool on Thursday died at a local hospital police officials said. The child was taken out of the water from a residence on Charron Street in Bridgeport, Conn., around... more


Milford woman gets surprise visit, check from Publishers Clearing House

MILFORD — Shakeena Robinson’s father has told her for nine years that she was wasting her time entering the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes every day and playing related PCH games most days, but on Thursday, he was proven wrong when the Prize Patrol landed on their doorstep.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-08-16 22:52:15

Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen At Fairfield Rest Stop

FAIRFIELD, CT — A Maine man was arrested early Friday morning in connection to a sexual assault that occurred at the Fairfield Service Plaza on I-95 South last year, according to Connecticut State Police. Chad J. Harris, 41, was taken into custody at the New Haven Train Station shortly after 5 a.m.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:06:40

CT Child, 2, Drowns In Pool: Patch PM

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PATCH - 2018-08-17 19:30:49

Again, no work: Major Rt. 25 closure delayed to next weekend | Monroe Courier

State DOT officials have moved the work to this coming weekend, barring any potential weather-related delays. The plan is to closed this section of Route 25 beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24, through 6 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 27. The weather forecast for next weekend will be monitored, according t

MONROECOURIER.COM - 2018-08-17 16:13:08

Ganim: Bridgeport ready if outbreak hits here

BRIDGEPORT — On the day Fire Chief Richard Thode received a national fire safety award, he, the mayor and Bridgeport’s director of emergency management took the opportunity to warn residents about synthentic marijuana.

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-08-17 21:08:44

CT Woman Gets $12 million for Botched Surgery at Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital will have to shell out $12 million to a woman from Redding, CT who almost died as a result of a hernia surgery that went wrong.CTpost.comreports that in July of 2008, Vivian Gagliano went to Danbury Hospital for what was to be a laparascopic outpatient hernia surgery. Two days later

KICKS1055.COM - 2018-08-17 11:36:25

Bridgeport homicide victim remembered fondly

Photo: Contributed Photo / Chris Santos / Contributed PhotoLen Allen Smith, 25, of Bridgeport, Conn., was killed on Aug. 13, 2018.

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-08-16 22:55:00

Bridgeport grocer sentenced; didn’t pay taxes on embezzled cash

The co-owner of the International Farmers Market on Main Street in Bridgeport has been sentenced for failing to pay federal income taxes on embezzled income. Samir Fattah, 55, of Oxford, was sentenced Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to three months of imp

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-16 16:47:43

Roxbury man dies in Southbury crash

SOUTHBURY — Police identified the man who died in a fatal crash off Purchase Brook Road late Wednesday night as Dermot Daly, 43, of 14 Welles Bridge Road in Roxbury.


Child, 2, Drowns In Pool In Bridgeport: Report

BRIDGEPORT, CT — Tragic news to share tonight. A two-year-old boydrownedin a swimming pool on Charon Street round 7:30 p.m., WTNH News 8 reports. The child waspulled from the pooland rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, the Connecticut Post reports.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 01:16:06

Person Killed In Southbury Crash: Report

SOUTHBURY, CT — A person was killed whenhis vehiclewent down an embankment on Purchase Brook Road Wednesday night, according to the Republican-American. The accident occurred around 9 p.m. and the victim was partially thrown from the car.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 15:59:55

Trumbull Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

TRUMBULL, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.


Two Teens Charged After Ansonia Chase, Crash | Valley Independent Sentinel

“A resident of the complex reported two males in the parking lot at the complex that ran to a blackSUVwhen they saw the resident,” Lynch said. “When officers attempted to stop a car matching the description of the suspicious car, that car refused to stop and led the officers on a pursuit.”

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2018-08-16 18:47:11

Court uphold $12 million verdict against Danbury Hospital

"She went into the hospital for basically an in-and-out hernia operation and ended up in a coma," said Gagliano's lawyer at the time, Joshua Koskoff, of Bridgeport.

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:15:37

Town gun permits skyrocket over 20 years

A man waits to turn in an Intertec Protec-25 semi-Auto pistol during a gun buyback event at the Bridgeport Police Department's Community Services Division Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 in Bridgeport, Conn.

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-08-16 18:26:26

Stratford Public Schools Hiring For Several Jobs

STRATFORD, CT — The school year is over and there are still several available jobs the local school district is looking to fill. It's important to note, that these positions are either vacant and or mandated by the state or federal government.