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Merritt Parkway (Merritt Parkway Conservancy/National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Trooper Accused of Theft Declines 2nd Plea Bargain

A Connecticut state trooper accused of stealing from a dying motorist has rejected a second plea deal and opted to face trial.

06/03/2014

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Malloy Announces Conn. Transportation Projects

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Work on widening the Interstate 84 corridor in Waterbury is one of several major transportation improvement projects across the state that’s set to begin this spring. Other projects sharing some of […]

04/15/2014

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Trooper Accused Of Theft At Crash Rejects Plea

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut state trooper accused of stealing money from a dying man after a motorcycle crash has rejected a plea bargain and will go to trial. The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/HThYQc […]

11/13/2013

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Malloy Orders Road Work Stoppage To Cut Congestion In Lower Fairfield County

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered a halt to routine roadway maintenance work in lower Fairfield County to reduce congestion as commuters avoid Metro-North Railroad disruptions into New York City. Malloy […]

09/26/2013

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Tractor Trailer Hits Overpass, Closes Parkway

Northbound lanes of the Merritt Parkway were closed for a time Monday near exit 39, after a driver ignored the ban on tractor trailers on the parkway and drove the rig into an overpass in Norwalk.

03/19/2012

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Two Found Dead After Vehicle Fire

Fairfield firefighters say two people were found dead in a vehicle which had caught fire Saturday morning on the Merritt Parkway near the Fairfield/Westport town line.

03/17/2012

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DOT To Study Trail Along Merritt Parkway

Connecticut’s Department of Transportation is beginning to study whether a multi-use trail along the Merritt Parkway, stretching from Greenwich to Stratford, is feasible.

11/24/2011

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Trooper Injured In Merritt Parkway Accident

Police say a State Trooper has been injured at a highway construction site on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield.

10/19/2011

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Two Killed In Merritt Parkway Crash

Two men were killed early Saturday when State Police say their car left the Merritt Parkway, slammed into a guardrail in the median, went airborne, and struck a tree.

09/03/2011

Merritt Parkway (Merritt Parkway Conservancy/National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Brutal Beauty: Trees Falling On Parkway Vehicles

Falling trees along the historic Merritt Parkway are raising questions about how to better protect motorists.

07/11/2011

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