2022-11-30@12:09pm--#Westport CT--#cttraffic-- Two I-95 northbound accidents to report. A rollover accident near exit 18 and a car down the embankment near 17 (photo).
#Bridgeport---At approximately 2:30pm the City of Bridgeport City Hall located at 45 Lyon Terrace was placed on a Lock-In/Lock-Out out of an abundance of caution due to a visitor making a threat inside one of the departments. That individual a short time later was apprehended and placed into custody by the swift work of the Bridgeport Police Department. The City of Bridgeport does not tolerate any threats to city employees and properties and will act accordingly and in a timely fashion. This press release was made possible by:
Officers Devin Polite, Judson Brown, Officer Natalie Luty and Jonathan Ferrao have resigned and will be going to Shelton Police. Officer Carlos DeJesus resigned and will be going to Weston Police. Officer Matthew DeFilippo resigned and will be going to Derby Police. There are just 6 officers in the police academy. A full force of Bridgeport Officers should be 425, the force is now at 286 or at 67% capacity. This report is made possible by:
Harmonica History, NEGS and Sister Cities Featured This Year The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford will present three special holiday concerts on consecutive Sunday afternoons in December. The annual event is also the final program in celebration of the Library 125th anniversary year. It is sponsored this year by the Janice Daponte Memorial Fund. The concert schedule includes The World of Harmonica on December 4, The New England Guitar Society on December 11 and The Stratford Sister Cities Chorus set for December 18. The concerts, held in the Library’s Lovell Room at 2 pm each Sunday, are free and open to the public. The World of Harmonica is presented by harmonica virtuoso Bob Hennessy and is an effort to expand the awareness of the instrument. Using Story Telling, Historical Facts and playing…
I met with Mark S. Barnhart, Director of Economic Development the other day and asked him about any recent developments at the former site of Joe's American Bar and Grill located at 750 Post Road. Many businesses have complained to me about it being an eyesore. Mark said the developer of the site has taken out a permit to make improvements to the facade. He said there has been interest in the site but no commitment. I asked Mark if Chic-Fil-Proposal is still in play and he said it is dead and he does not foresee it being resurrected. https://youtu.be/AQ26Qh5KgJo
State Police Final 2022 Thanksgiving Weekend traffic stats: Calls for Service: 6,569 Speeding Violations: 265 Seatbelt Violations: 240 Other Hazardous Violations: 913 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, etc.) DUI Arrests: 41 Accidents Investigated: 444 With Reported Injuries: 30 Serious Injuries: 2 Fatal: 3 - 4 total fatalities This press release was made possible by:
CALLS ON EVERSOURCE AND UNITED ILLUMINATING TO CONTRIBUTE GREATER SHARE OF PROFITS TO RATEPAYER RELIEF DURING EXTRAORDINARY SPIKE IN WINTER ENERGY COSTS (Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong released the following statement today calling on Eversource and United Illuminating to contribute a greater share of their profits to ratepayer relief to lessen the crushing burden of the extraordinary spike in winter energy costs. Attorney General Tong had been participating in rate relief negotiations with the two utilities and state leaders over the past week. He has asked Eversource and United Illuminating to contribute roughly 10 percent of their substantial earnings—or approximately $40 million for Eversource and $8 million for United Illuminating. Attorney General Tong has proposed to use those…