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Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NAUGATUCK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut bridge that just finished up a $6 million reconstruction project is set for more repairs. Naugatuck began reconstructing the Whittemore Memorial Bridge in 2016, restoring it to how it looked before the Flood of 1955. The Republican-American reports the project...
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Sarah DiMeo
October 22, 2018 - 1:17 pm
BERLIN, Conn. (AP) — A member of Boy Scout Troop 44 in Berlin has completed an Eagle Scout project, looking to help veterans and honor the memory of his father. Matthew A. Krajewski, 16, built a recreation area at American Legion Post 68, including with two bocce courts, two horseshoe pits, two...
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Bernie Loubier
October 21, 2018 - 3:27 pm
WTIC 1080 News - Plainfield Police, Fire Department and American Ambulance responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle in the area of 873 Norwich Road, just before 7:30 Saturday night. Police say a woman was struck by either a 2007 to 2013 GMC Sierra or Chevrolet Silverado while...
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Bernie Loubier
October 21, 2018 - 3:14 pm
WTIC 1080 News - Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Environmental Conservation Police Officers responded to Candlewood Lake in Brookfield for a report of a capsized 17 foot motorboat around 12:30 this afternoon. Two males were recovered from the vessel. One male is safe and unharmed...
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Bernie Loubier
October 21, 2018 - 2:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A 4-year-old program that provides Connecticut state troopers with training and equipment to reverse opioid overdoses is being credited with saving 268 lives. Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation in 2014 that created the program, modifying an existing law that...
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Bernie Loubier
October 21, 2018 - 12:29 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The superintendent of a new captive insurance company charged with distributing millions of dollars to Connecticut homeowners with crumbling foundations is warning he doesn't have nearly enough money to address the problem. Michael Marglaras said he hopes to secure more...
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Bernie Loubier
October 21, 2018 - 12:23 pm
WTIC 1080 News - Stratford police responded to a report of an assault and shots fired on Wiklund Avenue around 10:45 Saturday night. The investigation determined that Davonte Whitehurst of Bridgeport had shot the ex-boyfriend of the girl that Whitehurst was visiting, in the leg during a verbal...
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