Police & Fire
Celebrating with Stratford EMS, members at the State Capitol on May 18. Stratford EMS was given the Governor’s Award during the 2015 EMS Awards Ceremony.

Stratford EMS receives Governor’s Award

EnCon K-9 unit Labrador Retriever “Saydee” with two striped bass she detected. The fish were under the minimum length requirement leading to two Bridgeport anglers being cited for violations while fishing Friday evening on the Housatonic River in Milford.

Specially trained canine detects illegal possession of fish

A canine with special training in detecting fish demonstrated the value of its new skills Friday evening leading to charges for fishing violations against two Bridgeport men who were out on the Housatonic River in Milford.

Members of the Stratford Police Department’s Police Explorers took part in the April 30 Sticker Shock campaign. Top row: Neil Murdoch, Daniel Leon, Alex Koletor, Brian Sharnick, and Dominick LaPuglia. Kneeling: Alex Rivera, Ken Shafer and James Jackson. — Contributed photo

Stratford using ‘Sticker Shock’ to fight underage drinking

The town of Stratford Youth and Family Advisory Board wants you to look carefully at that six-pack of beer before you think of wrongfully giving it to a kid.


Stratford EMS to host open house on May 23

May 18 through the 23 is National EMS Week, and Stratford EMS will open its doors and invite the public in for an open house on May 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This construction vehicle caught fire while its owner was heading to a job site on the morning of April 20. Stratford firefighters extinguished the blaze. — Contributed photo

Construction truck catches fire

An equipment loader on Huntington Road caught fire on the way to a construction scene, causing Stratford firefighters to come and put it out.

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