Month: November 2022

SPECIAL SESSION FOR GAS TAX CUTS, FARE-FREE BUS SERVICE, INCREASED ENERGY ASSISTANCE AND PANDEMIC PREMIUM PAY, AND UPDATES TO BOTTLE BILL

Special Session Scheduled for Monday, November 28, 2022 (HARTFORD, CT) – In his first executive action since being re-elected to a second term earlier this month, Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is calling the Connecticut General Assembly into special session for the purpose of extending the duration of cuts on gasoline taxes, as well as the suspension of fares on all public transit buses. Additionally, he is asking the legislature to approve more funding for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and Premium Pay Program, and also modify the effective date of sections in the container redemption program, commonly known as the bottle bill. “I’m asking the legislature to extend for several additional months the suspension of Connecticut’s…

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Crashing Hour

2022-11-24 A number of crashes in the area at the same time: 7:26pm--#Bridgeport Ct-- Crash with injuries on River Street. 7:28pm--#Bridgeport CT-- Hit and run on Barnum Avenue 7:39pm--#Bridgeport CT-- Crash with injury Lafayette at South Frontage 7:50pm--#Shelton CT-- #cttraffic-- a single car crash into the barrier on Route 8 south between exits 12 and 11. This news report is made possible by:

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Ansonia News: Smoke Shop Robbery

On 10/15/2022 at approximately 9:00pm, an armed robbery occurred at Smoke Vibes located at 50 Bridge St. Investigators are looking to identify the female pictured in the attached photos who may have relevant information about the incident. Information (including anonymous information) can be provided by calling the Ansonia Police Department at 203-735-1885, or via Tip411 at https://www.tip411.com/tips/new?alert_group_id=21553 The investigating officer is Detective Hunt. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the police department at 203-735-1885 or anonymous tips can be left at Tip411

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Stratford News: Bank Robbery

Stratford News: Bank RobberyPolice UPDATE: On 11/23/2022 a robbery occurred at the Webster Bank located at 450 Barnum Avenue in Stratford. During the incident, a white or Hispanic male robbed approximately $365 dollars. No weapons were displayed and no one was injured. The suspect was left in a dark colored vehicle. The investigation is active at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stratford Police Department at 203-385-4100, 203-385 4172 or 203-385-4141. 2022-11-23 #Stratford CT-- Police confirmed that the Webster Bank at 450 Barnum Avenue Cutoff was robbed this afternoon. No weapon was displayed. Detectives are on scene investigating. This news report was made possible by:

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