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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Penalty proves costly to Sound Tigers

A five-minute penalty for a check to the head let the Portland Pirates score two power-play goals Tuesday in a 4-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers .



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A five-minute penalty for a check to the head let the Portland Pirates score two power-play goals Tuesday in a 4-2 win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.



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Countdown to '14: A first look at Westport First Night

Among those on hand early for Westport First Night festivites on Tuesday afternoon were Jovonn Sokolovic, 5, and father Joseph of Bridgeport, who were looking forward to fireworks.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Countdown-to-14-A-first-look-at-Westport-First-5105340.php

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... there were at least 18 holdups in area towns and cities during the year. In fact, police said, one man held up a Bridgeport bank and then waited patiently in the lobby. Harold Watt, who was arrested at the Bank of America branch on East Main Street ...



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Man charged in stolen check scheme

Dayquan Jackson , 25, of Jane Street, Bridgeport, was charged with second-degree forgery and third-degree larceny, and released to the custody of the Wilton Police Department , which also had an outstanding warrant for Jackson's arrest.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Man-charged-in-stolen-check-scheme-5105117.php

Mayor Finch Declares Snow Emergency for 12:01 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 2

Due to the upcoming projected winter storm, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency in the City beginning at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, January 2. During a snow emergency, residents must move their cars off posted Snow Emergency streets or be subject to fines and towing.



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Man Accused Of Breaking A Window, Wall At Fairfield Cinemas

... Sheetrock at the theater Friday night. Police were told that the man, later identified as Jeremy Collins, 36, of Bridgeport, had come into the theater and showed a photo of a woman he claimed was his girlfriend. After causing $700 in damages and ...



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... Huskies joined Tennessee as the only programs in the history of the sport to win eight national championships. 4. Bridgeport-bound: Just a little over a week after Centerplate had purchased the operating rights to the Webster Bank Arena in 2011 and ...



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Trumbull Cops: Woman Assaulted Mall Worker

Lacorrah Dlayne Snider, 21, of Davis Avenue, Bridgeport, is charged with third-degree assault and breach of the peace.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/trumbull-cops-woman-assaulted-mall-worker

Anna R. Chueka, 86, Of Fairfield, Housekeeper, Trinity Episcopal Church

Chueka was born in Bridgeport, she was a lifelong Fairfield resident. For many years she was employed as housekeeper for Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/anna-r-chueka-86-fairfield-housekeeper-trinity-episcopal-church

Animals, hermits among odd 2013 New England news

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



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Robert J. Osborn, 84, Former Weston Resident, Retired VP, Penton Media

Osborn was born in Fairfield, he was a Weston resident for many years prior to relocating to the Watermark in Bridgeport.



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Shelton Cops: Robber Nabbed 4 Hours After Heist, Thanks to Tips

... and handed a teller a note, before fleeing with an undetermined amount of cash. Magliocco, 26, of Garden Street, Bridgeport, is charged with first-degree robber, fourth-degree larceny and second-degree breach of the peace.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://shelton.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/shelton-cops-robber-nabbed-after-tips

Man arrested for robbing Shelton bank

Police have arrested a man for robbing a bank in Shelton, Monday morning. At around 10 AM, the Webster Bank branch at 375 Bridgeport Avenue was held up.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/news/crime/man-arrested-for-robbing-shelton-bank

Michael Joseph Gambino, 73, Of Fairfield, Carpenter

Gambino is survived by his sons, Michael, Anthony and Christopher Gambino, all of Hamden; a granddaughter; siblings, Robert Gambino of Fairfield, Domenic Gambino of Pennsylvania, Albert Gambino of Florida, Arthur Gambino of Fairfield, Linda Dirzius of Southbury and Michelle Previs of Bridgeport.



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Wonderfully odd New England

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



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The interior of the now closed Take Time coffee shop at the corner of State and Broad Streets in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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The interior of the now closed Take Time coffee shop at the corner of State and Broad Streets in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Monday, December 30, 2013

Young Kids Home Alone While Mom Goes Clubbing: Police

A Bridgeport mom is facing charges after police say she left her three kids at home to go clubbing Saturday night into early Sunday morning.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Young-Kids-Home-Alone-While-Mom-Goes-Clubbing-Police-238166161.html

Putting 2013 commuter chaos in the past

... trains in Connecticut. Safety on trains became a much bigger concern in May when a Metro-North train derailed in Bridgeport, hitting a train going the opposite way. Then a week and a half later, tragedy on the tracks. A foreman working on the new ...



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UConn's DeAndre Daniels looks to pass the ball, during men's basketball action against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Obituary: Valentino S. DeFeo, 84

Valentino S. DeFeo, age 84, of Milford and formerly of Florida for 14 years, beloved husband of Patricia Rideout Defeo for 58 years, died on Saturday, Dec. 28. Mr. DeFeo was born in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Obituary: Theresa Mancini, 92

... Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with her loving family by her side. Theresa was born on Nov. 2, 1921 in Bridgeport and was the daughter of the late Carlo and Josephine Savino Mancini. She was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft as an assembler for more ...



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Man arrested after Shelton bank robbery

Michael Magliocco , 26, of Garden Drive in Bridgeport was charged him with first-degree robbery, fourth-degree larceny and breach of peace in the second degree.



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... won the puck on the right-wing boards, Bouchard started a play that turned into Diamond's tying goal, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers were on their way to a shootout win. "That's what (coach Scott Pellerin) said from the get-go," Clark said. "I ...



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Michael Magliocco, 26, of Garden Drive in Bridgeport was charged him with first-degree robbery, fourth-degree larceny and breach of peace in the second degree.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/news/article/Man-arrested-after-Shelton-bank-robbery-5102687.php

Where to eat, drink and dance on New Year's Eve

... toast at midnight. For details, visit http://reddingroadhouse.com/ Photo: Contributed Photo Two Boots in Bridgeport will have live music and a price-fixed, three-course dinner menu that cost $35 per person or $60 per couple. Dinner comes with a ...



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Rookie Clark working hard in opportunity with Sound Tigers

... won the puck on the right-wing boards, Bouchard started a play that turned into Diamond's tying goal, and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers were on their way to a shootout win. "That's what (coach Scott Pellerin ) said from the get-go," Clark said. "I ...



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Take Time Cafe clocks out in Bridgeport

The interior of the now closed Take Time coffee shop at the corner of State and Broad Streets in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Police Arrest Suspect in Webster Bank Robbery

Police arrested a suspect Monday in the robbery of Webster Bank, 375 Bridgeport Avenue, which took place earlier in the day.



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... Bashful and Doc, known collectively to millions as the Seven Dwarfs. Anderson, who portrays Snow White, comes to Bridgeport with her gang of devotees for seven performances of "Princesses & Heroes!" at the Webster Bank Arena, Thursday, Jan. 2, ...



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2013: Lauretti Gets a 12th Term, and Shelton Gives a Christmas Tree

... food at Queen Zuri. A new age business, Dreaming of Isis, also opened at Center Street and Howe Ave. On Bridgeport Avenue, the new Focaccia's Cafe and Catery offers fresh-baked goods, coffees, crepes and hot and cold sandwiches, while Asian Fusion ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://shelton.patch.com/groups/holidays/p/the-year-in-shelton

2013: The year New England got weird

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.cbsnews.com/news/2013-the-year-new-england-got-weird/

Alejandro Estrada Of Port Chester, 82

... rvice to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at 7 p.m. at El Olivar Church (510 Summit St., Bridgeport, CT 06606) with funeral services held on Dec. 31, 2013 at 12 p.m. at Putnam Cemetery (35 Parsonage Road, Greenwich, CT 06830).



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... 50 years. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas attends a Board of Education meeting, in Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 12, 2013. Vallas has announced that he will leave his post to run for lieutenant goverrnor in Illinois. Photo: ...



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FuelCell Energy completes 14.9-MW fuel cell park

FuelCell Energy, Inc. announced the completion of the 14.9-megawatt Bridgeport fuel cell park and acceptance by Dominion, the project owner.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.cenews.com/news-fuelcell_energy_completes_14.9_mw_fuel_cell_park-2607.html

Man charged with damaging movie theater searching for girlfriend

Jeremy J. Collins, 36, of Bridgeport, is facing charges after police said he damaged some glass and a wall at the Fairfield Cinemas Friday night.



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Jeremy J. Collins, 36, of Bridgeport, is facing charges after police said he damaged some glass and a wall at the Fairfield Cinemas Friday night.



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Caravan Of Thieves: In The Gypsy Mindset

When we spoke, Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, a Bridgeport-based husband-and-wife duo who make music together as Caravan of Thieves, were boarding a train for New York City , which I could hear through the receiver.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctnow.com/entertainment/hc-caravan-of-thieves-in-west-hartford-0102-20131230,0,724075.story?track=rss

Two Chances To Catch Disney's 'Princesses And Heroes!'

Disney On Ice's new show "Princesses and Heroes!" plays two all-ages shows in Connecticut between Jan. 2 and 12. The show at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport from Jan. 2 through 5. Then it moves to the XL Center in Hartford Jan. 8 to 12. Tickets start at $25.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctnow.com/family/hc-family-skating-story-20131230,0,335760.story

BioEnergy Bytes

... to power over 1500 households. Dominion has announced it has begun commercial operations at its Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell facility located in Bridgeport, Conn., and the Dominion Somers Solar Center located in Somers, Conn. Together, the two ...



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Joan B. Alcure, 79, Of Southport, Owned Joan B. Alcure Design

... Alcure is survived by her daughters, Lisa A. Bohn (Wayne) of Bentonville, Ariz., and Laura L. Guilmette of Bridgeport; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews residing in Texas. She was predeceased by her husband, John F. Alcure. Calling ...



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Joan L. Bernstein, 79, Former Fairfield Resident

Bernstein was born Nov. 17, 1934, to Albert Beck and Yvette Beck in Bridgeport. She was a Bridgeport and Fairfield resident for many years before moving to New Haven.



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Immaculate anteater conception and beer-fed turkeys among odd 2013 New England stories

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



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AmeriCares Seeks Volunteers For New Mobile Clinic In Stamford

... Associate Lorraine Larkin at 203-658-9521 or email her here. AmeriCares also operates free clinics in Norwalk, Bridgeport and Danbury, serving nearly 3,000 residents annually. Since 1994, those clinics have provided more than $50 million in free ...



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Easton Arts Council Announces Open Call To Artists For Upcoming Show

... to display their work. Entry forms may also be found at the following libraries: Easton, Fairfield, Trumbull, Bridgeport (Black Rock branch), Redding, and Monroe; as well as at the Bridgeport Arts & Cultural Center and the City Lights Gallery. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/easton-arts-council-announces-open-call-artists-upcoming-show

School officials: Upgrade ongoing

Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas speaks during a Board of Education meeting in Bridgeport on Nov. 12.Photo: Ned Gerard Work is underway to fix what is wrong with Bassick and Harding High schools in Bridgeport, the principals of both schools assured the school board last week.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/printpromotion/article/School-officials-Upgrade-ongoing-5100891.php

On Native GroundANOTHER Batch of Privatization Snake Oil

... investigators that the plates were taken from another vehicle left there for repairs. CNN reports that a nearby Bridgeport, Conn., used car lot may have owned the car, but that factoid was not confirmed. Since the events described happened after ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.american-reporter.com/4,891/587.html

Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Weekend in Photos, Dec. 27-29, 2013

Men's basketball action between UConn and Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/slideshow/The-Weekend-in-Photos-Dec-27-29-2013-76814.php

'Torch Bearers' headed to Houston

... that, " he said, "so the board made the decision to sell it." D'Avanzo said that "The Torch Bearers" will be in Bridgeport for only another eight weeks or so. Then, a rigging company will prepare the 15-foot-tall statue for the 1,700-mile overland ...



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... Calif B. Washington, D.C. C. Midland, Texas D. San Jose, Calif. In 2013, which of the following DID NOT happen to Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala? A. A state election panel accused her of fraud B. Her ex-boyfriend was arrested for torching her ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/slideshows/slideshow/How-well-do-you-follow-the-news-76794.php

Greenwich Police Seek Red Or Burgundy Pontiac In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Greenwich police were looking for a Pontiac G6 in connection with a hit-and-run car accident in a Byram parking lot early Saturday in which a 21-year-old woman was dragged to her death, police said.



via Greenwich Newswire http://weston.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/greenwich-police-seek-red-or-burgundy-pontiac-fatal-hit-and-run

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Left short-handed after two periods and down two goals Sunday, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers responded with one of their best periods of the year.



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... that, " he said, "so the board made the decision to sell it." D'Avanzo said that "The Torch Bearers" will be in Bridgeport for only another eight weeks or so. Then, a rigging company will prepare the 15-foot-tall statue for the 1,700-mile overland ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/local/article/Torch-Bearers-headed-to-Houston-5100394.php

Nelson's Hot Hand Not Enough, EWU Falls to Portland St.

... awaits the Eagles this Saturday, Dec. 28, when they play at 10th-ranked Connecticut at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., to wrap-up the non-conference portion of the EWU schedule... The Eastern Washington University men's basketball team has ...



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Sound Tigers rally in 3rd, win in shootout

Left short-handed after two periods and down two goals Sunday, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers responded with one of their best periods of the year.



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How well do you follow the news?

... Calif B. Washington, D.C. C. Midland, Texas D. San Jose, Calif. In 2013, which of the following DID NOT happen to Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala? A. A state election panel accused her of fraud B. Her ex-boyfriend was arrested for torching her ...



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Bishop McDonnell, nearly 76, still awaiting word on retirement

... and that the naming of a new bishop of Springfield would take place only after the vacancies in the dioceses of Bridgeport, Conn., and Portland, Maine were filled," Dupont said. "With this past week's announcements, that is all completed. There are ...



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Patricia 'Pat' Meehan, Director of St. Vincent Child Care Center, Dies at 65

Patricia "Pat" Meehan, 65, passed away peacefully on Dec. 27, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital VITAS Unit. Born in Bridgeport on March 20, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (Hanley) Meehan. She was a longtime resident of Naugatuck, ...



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Animals, hermits among odd 2013 New England news

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



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Animals, hermits among odd 2013 New England news

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/12/29/5448459/animals-hermits-among-odd-2013.html

Animals, hermits among odd 2013 New England news

... his mother because he did not want to go to bed. And robbers made off with a frozen beverage machine from a Bridgeport, Conn., convenience store after an employee told them he didn't have the $2,700 they had demanded. The store owner later told ...



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Hit-And-Run Charges Tops Fairfield News This Week

... Seaboard, including possibly in Westchester and Fairfield counties, was arrested in Medford, Long Island, N.Y. A Bridgeport man was charged with stuffing his pants with merchandise in a shoplifting incident at a Walgreens in Fairfield.



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Jane Alexiadis: Toy trains carry a long history

... Ives, but the buildings are marked Lionel. A "Ives Toys Make Happy Boys" was the motto of Ives Manufacturing, of Bridgeport, Conn. The company started toy production in 1868, but it is best known for its train sets that were produced beginning in ...



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New Bishop Of Bridgeport Ordains First Priest In Diocese

New Bishop Frank J. Caggiano ordained Rolando Arias Galvis as a priest for the Diocese of Bridgeport on Dec. 14 at Bethel's St. Mary Church.



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Sound Tigers, Wolf Pack both register "W's" on Sunday

Bridgeport netminder Anders Nilsson kept the Sound Tigers in the game, protecting the net for over five minutes while down a man - including over a minute down two sckaters - in Bridgeport's shootout victory.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/sound-tigers-wolf-pack-both-register-w-s-on-sunday

UConn defeats 82-65 Eastern Wash.

UConn's Shabazz Napier lays up under the basket, during men's basketball action against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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UConn's Shabazz Napier lays up under the basket, during men's basketball action against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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... behind-the-back pass for a Niels Giffey dunk ended any threat of a comeback, eliciting raucous cheers from the Bridgeport crowd. STAR OF THE GAME: Napier led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points. He also dished out nine assists, including a ...



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Game day: Albany Devils at Bridgeport Sound Tigers

... saves Saturday. A C Scott Timmins had two assists Saturday and is 7-11-18 in 16 games. ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS : Bridgeport lost its second in a row, 6-3 Saturday in Springfield. A Bridgeport signed C Philip-Michael Devos to a pro tryout. He came in ...



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... 38 saves Saturday. A C Scott Timmins had two assists Saturday and is 7-11-18 in 16 games. ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport lost its second in a row, 6-3 Saturday in Springfield. A Bridgeport signed C Philip-Michael Devos to a pro tryout. He came ...



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Saturday, December 28, 2013

The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013

... 50 years. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas attends a Board of Education meeting, in Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 12, 2013. Vallas has announced that he will leave his post to run for lieutenant goverrnor in Illinois. Photo: ...



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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run In Byram Parking Lot Near Westchester Border

Update 9 p.m.: GREENWICH, Conn. -- The victim in the hit-and-run accident, a 21-year-old woman from Middlebury, Conn., has died, Greenwich police said Saturday evening.



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Game report: UConn pulls away from Eastern Washington

UConn's Shabazz Napier lays up under the basket, during men's basketball action against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Seated halfway up Section 107 at the Webster Bank Arena were the eighth-grade basketball players of Bridgeport, all wearing matching Cardinal Shehan T-Shirts, all snacking on nachos and cheese while taking in their first UConn game.



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Young Woman Dragged, Killed in Greenwich Hit-And-Run

By Barbara Heins A 21-year-old Middlebury woman was struck by a car and killed in a hit-and-run accident in the Byram section of Greenwich and killed.



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Kevin Duffy: Stories, numbers tell how neat UConn is in Bridgeport

Seated halfway up Section 107 at the Webster Bank Arena were the eighth-grade basketball players of Bridgeport, all wearing matching Cardinal Shehan T-Shirts, all snacking on nachos and cheese while taking in their first UConn game.



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Bridgeport area's top 15 newsmakers of 2013

... 50 years. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas attends a Board of Education meeting, in Bridgeport, Conn., Nov. 12, 2013. Vallas has announced that he will leave his post to run for lieutenant goverrnor in Illinois. Photo: ...



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From the pulpit to a prison cell and the gridiron to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, 2013 was a memorable year.



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Sandy Hook gifts archived, saved, cremated

... wreaths and teddy bears left in makeshift shrines all over Newtown -- was taken to a trash-to-energy plant in Bridgeport in October. Public works director Fred Hurley said all the material was treated with the utmost respect. The machines were ...



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... wreaths and teddy bears left in makeshift shrines all over Newtown -- was taken to a trash-to-energy plant in Bridgeport in October. Public works director Fred Hurley said all the material was treated with the utmost respect. The machines were ...



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Being two-way player nothing new for Sound Tigers' Vaughan

He did it in the ECHL as well, and when he joined the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this month, sure enough, he's done both.



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... behind-the-back pass for a Niels Giffey dunk ended any threat of a comeback, eliciting raucous cheers from the Bridgeport crowd. STAR OF THE GAME: Napier led a balanced scoring attack with 15 points. He also dished out nine assists, including a ...



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... in each new freshman class every fall," Reitz said. Although Fairfield University and the University of Bridgeport both posted small enrollment declines, enrollment in the state's private colleges was generally better than in the public colleges. ...



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Woman Is Victim of Early Morning Greenwich Hit-and-Run Crash

Greenwich Police are investigating a hit-and-run incident in which a woman was dragged by a car through the streets of Byram early Saturday.



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College enrollment down overall in Connecticut

Overall student head counts for the fall INSTITUTION 2012 2013 Fairfield 4,999 4,919 Sacred Heart University 6,434 6,983 Quinnipiac 8,614 8,803 St. Vincent's College 824 827 University of Bridgeport 4,877 4,842 University of Connecticut 30,256 30,474 Southern CSU 11,117 10,804 Western CSU 6,176 6,025 Housatonic CC 6,077 5,813 Norwalk CC 6,810 6,556 ... (more)



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Woman Injured In Overnight Hit-And-Run In Greenwich Parking Lot

A woman in early 20s was struck and dragged by a vehicle in the William Street parking lot in Byram early Saturday, according to Greenwich police spokesman Lt.



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Huskies take their show on the road today ... to Bridgeport

For the first time in nearly 27 years, UConn will play a home game somewhere other than Storrs or Hartford, hosting Eastern Washington at 1 p.m. today in Bridgeport.



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Dominion's 'green' power goes on line

The company that owns the Millstone Power Station in Waterford announced Friday that it has begun commercial operations at its Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell facility and the Dominion Somers Solar Center.



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Whalers rally past Harding

... New London coach, whose team overcame an 11-point deficit in the fourth period Friday night to defeat Harding of Bridgeport, 74-70: "People in our area can think what they want," Parker said, not long after the Whalers advanced to the finals of the ...



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Nyack Hospital Pastor Still in Critical Condition

This article was written by Ryan Buncher, Patch Editor, Nyack-Piermont Patch. Doctors at the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital continued to list Rev.



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Bridgeport, towns seek trash deal

A giant American flag flies outside Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in celebration of the plant's 25th year in operation in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Phantomsa Murray: a I just hate the...

... webs out." The Devils are home at 5 p.m. Saturday to face the Portland Pirates, then have a 3 p.m. game Sunday in Bridgeport, Conn. The Phantoms close out their three-in-three at home Saturday night against the Providence Bruins.



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A giant American flag flies outside Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in celebration of the plant's 25th year in operation in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Friday, December 27, 2013

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Galan Daukas has joined People's United Bank in Bridgeport as senior executive vice president, responsible for the bank's wealth management business.



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Being two-way player nothing new for Sound Tigers' Vaughan

He did it in the ECHL as well, and when he joined the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this month, sure enough, he's done both.



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Bridgeport, 10 others look to broke trash deal

A giant American flag flies outside Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in celebration of the plant's 25th year in operation in Bridgeport, Conn.



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He did it in the ECHL as well, and when he joined the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this month, sure enough, he's done both.



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Bridgeport, 10 others look to broke trash dealvisit|article-5097192|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

The city and 10 surrounding municipalities have decided when it comes to garbage, it's time to get their hands dirty and, just maybe, save taxpayers money on trash hauling and electricity The alliance is formalizing a deal to negotiate a new garbage disposal contract next year with the Bridgeport-based Wheelabrator trash-to-energy plant, which tops ... (more)



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Daly: A good horse, once again

A spirited rendition of "White Christmas," led by the talented singer Maureen Hamill was underway in the Bijou Theatre on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport the other night and I was in the odd position of holding a microphone on stage and singing along with her, actor John Ratzenberger and, oh, maybe 120 audience members.



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... toast at midnight. For details, visit http://reddingroadhouse.com/ Photo: Contributed Photo Two Boots in Bridgeport will have live music and a price-fixed, three-course dinner menu that cost $35 per person or $60 per couple. Dinner comes with a ...



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UConn men set for Bridgeport debut

The second-year head coach's wife, Stephanie, grew up in the city and will be one of 16 members of the Ollie extended family on hand Saturday afternoon when the 15th-ranked Huskies tip off against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena .



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Ken Dixon: 2013 was not without its moments

... Sandy Hook Elementary School and is a parent of two former Sandy Hook Elementary students. Photo: Jason Rearick Bridgeport, finally proving the Newtonian (Ernie not Issac) law that you can't eat your cake and have it too, embarked on a 10-year ...



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The second-year head coach's wife, Stephanie, grew up in the city and will be one of 16 members of the Ollie extended family on hand Saturday afternoon when the 15th-ranked Huskies tip off against Eastern Washington at the Webster Bank Arena .



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No. 15 UConn men's game day: Saturday vs. Eastern Washington

... since they hosted Syracuse -- 88-71 loss - on Jan. 3, 1987 at the New Haven Coliseum. This is their first game in Bridgeport. AND THEN THERE WAS ONE: After today's game with Eastern Washington, the Huskies are on to American Athletic Conference play ...



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UConn Hoops Coming to Bridgeport

Geno Aueriemma, shown here during the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Tournament this past March, likes the idea of playing regular-season games in Bridgeport.



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Dominion Renewable Energy Facilities Open

The Richmond, Va.-based energy company said operations have begun at its fuel cell facility in Bridgeport, Conn., and solar center in Somers, Conn.



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... since they hosted Syracuse -- 88-71 loss - on Jan. 3, 1987 at the New Haven Coliseum. This is their first game in Bridgeport. AND THEN THERE WAS ONE: After today's game with Eastern Washington, the Huskies are on to American Athletic Conference play ...



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Dominion renewable energy facilities open

The Richmond, Va.-based energy company said operations have begun at its fuel cell facility in Bridgeport, Conn., and solar center in Somers, Conn.



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Recovery School District superintendent won't seek Orleans Parish schools job

... suggest he should be the next U.S. education secretary . After leaving New Orleans, Paul Vallas tussled with the Bridgeport, Conn., school board but now is running for lieutenant governor of Illinois . On the other hand, the Orleans Parish School ...



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... changed -- but remained true to its century-old mission -- is the opening of its Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse in Bridgeport two years ago. "There are a lot of activities here I can do and a lot of friends that still come here," Zula Blair, a ...



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Recovery School District superintendent won't seek Orleans Parish schools job

... suggest he should be the next U.S. education secretary . After leaving New Orleans, Paul Vallas tussled with the Bridgeport, Conn., school board but now is running for lieutenant governor of Illinois . On the other hand, the Orleans Parish School ...



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Where to ring in the New Year

... toast at midnight. For details, visit http://reddingroadhouse.com/ Photo: Contributed Photo Two Boots in Bridgeport will have live music and a price-fixed, three-course dinner menu that cost $35 per person or $60 per couple. Dinner comes with a ...



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Doc 'Lenny Cooke' At Bijou

... ntary. The 90-minute film about Cooke's unfulfilled destiny will be shown at Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport, on Thursday, Sunday and Wednesday, Jan. 2, 5 and 8. Showtime is 7 p.m. on Jan. 2 and 8 and 3 p.m. on Jan. 5.



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Where to eat, drink and dance on New Year's Eve

... toast at midnight. For details, visit http://reddingroadhouse.com/ Photo: Contributed Photo Two Boots in Bridgeport will have live music and a price-fixed, three-course dinner menu that cost $35 per person or $60 per couple. Dinner comes with a ...



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Dominion opens pair of renewable energy facilities in Connecticut

Dominion began commercial operations at its Dominion Bridgeport Fuel Cell facility located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and the Dominion Somers Solar Center located in Somers, Connecticut .



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Foran advances to tonighta s tourney final

... evened the team's record at 2-2, advances them into tonight's championship game against Bullard-Havens Tech of Bridgeport . The Tigers defeated Platt Tech, 62-31, in the second game. Foran has won the previous three Christmas tournaments, and also ...



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Willie G. Everett, 61, Former Stamford Resident

Calling hours are Friday, Dec. 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Morton's Mortuary, Inc. , 25 Margaret E. Morton Lane, Bridgeport.



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Mario T. Cubelli, 90, Of Fairfield, Owned Morrison And Cubelli Construction

Cubelli was born June 27, 1923, in Bridgeport, son of Michael and Francesca Cubelli, he had been a resident of Fairfield most of his life.



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Gilbert S. Hawkins, 78, Former Norwalk Resident

Hawkins was born in Stamford, to David E and Sylvia Brown Hawkins, he has been a resident of Bridgeport for the past 16 years and prior to that he was a resident of Norwalk for many years.



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2013 In Review: Weston-Redding Riders See Metro-North Problems On The Rails

... Haven Line train derailed and collided with a second train heading in the opposite direction along the Fairfield-Bridgeport border. There were no fatalities, but more than 60 people were injured. Cleanup work and a National Transportation Safety ...



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Obituary: Margaret M. (Peggy) Hugya

... Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013 at Griffin Hospital with her loving family by her side. Peggy was born on June 20, 1924 in Bridgeport to the late Gertrude Reilly Malone and Daniel Malone. She was the wife of the late William Hugya and sister of the late ...



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Fire Damages Home in Stratford

The Bridgeport Fire Department provided mutual aid and said the call initially came through for a location on Emerald Street, which is in Bridgeport.



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Sound Tigers 'outworked' in loss to Wolf Pack

Sound Tigers Anders Lee and Hartford's Brendan nash, right, chase down the puck, during hockey action at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Sound Tigers 'outworked' in loss to Wolf Pack

Sound Tigers Anders Lee and Hartford's Brendan nash, right, chase down the puck, during hockey action at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Thursday, December 26, 2013

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... thinking the same and wanted to do the same concept." It's a nice place to linger, according to John Kimball of Bridgeport, noting the "ample sunlight and pleasant decor." "The owner is always out front greeting the guests and looking for input on ...



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There had been a near-international incident at Webster Bank Arena after the second period, so it wasn't surprising the Bridgeport Sound Tigers waited at their bench a moment after Thursday's 3-1 loss to Hartford.



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... thinking the same and wanted to do the same concept." It's a nice place to linger, according to John Kimball of Bridgeport, noting the "ample sunlight and pleasant dA cor." "The owner is always out front greeting the guests and looking for ...



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Trending: when we retire

... worked in the last 12 months, according to census figures. The percentages are even higher in many towns in the Bridgeport area, like Weston, where about 40 percent of seniors still head to work. There are several reasons for this, including a high ...



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Focaccia's offers options to Shelton-area diners

Owners Ben Mujollari, left, and Michelangelo Guerrera at the new Focaccia's Cafe & Catery at 702 Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton, Conn.



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... worked in the last 12 months, according to census figures. The percentages are even higher in many towns in the Bridgeport area, like Weston, where about 40 percent of seniors still head to work. There are several reasons for this, including a high ...



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... the Valley." Saffan said. Only a few hundred tickets remained for the UConn women's basketball team's game in Bridgeport against Temple on Jan. 11. "It's a special court we had manufactured for UConn, for NBA exhibitions and for the Harlem ...



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Bridgeport arena close to selling out for Saturday's UConn game

University of Connecticut menaAos basketball coach Kevin Ollie speaks during a press conference to announce a new partnership between Harbor Yard Sports and Entertainment, Webster Bank Arena and UConn Athletics, held at the arena in Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013.



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... the Valley." Saffan said. Only a few hundred tickets remained for the UConn women's basketball team's game in Bridgeport against Temple on Jan. 11. "It's a special court we had manufactured for UConn, for NBA exhibitions and for the Harlem ...



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... and teddy bears left in makeshift shrines all over Newtown - was taken to a trash-to-energy plant in October in Bridgeport. Public works director Fred Hurley said all the material was treated with the utmost respect. The machines were cleaned, and ...



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The BRYAC, located at 3074 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, is open until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.



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... them look like new," said Sanchez, who is in the ninth grade at Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet School in Bridgeport. Matthew Johnson, of Bridgeport, owns about 125 pairs of sneakers -- including Nike Michael Jordan, Nike Charles Barkley and ...



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... them look like new," said Sanchez, who is in the ninth grade at Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet School in Bridgeport. Matthew Johnson, of Bridgeport, owns about 125 pairs of sneakers -- including Nike Michael Jordan, Nike Charles Barkley and ...



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... to 30,256 -- shy of its peak of 30,525 reached in 2011. Although Fairfield University and the University of Bridgeport both posted small enrollment declines, enrollment in the state's private colleges was generally better than in the public ...



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GOING DOWN Enrollment at institutions of higher learning the state is on the decline: Year 2012 2013 Fairfield 4,999 4,919 Sacred Heart University 6,434 6,983 Quinnipiac 8,614 8,803 St. Vincent's College 824 827 University of Bridgeport 4,877 4,842 University of Connecticut 30,256 30,474 Southern CSU 11,117 10,804 Western CSU 6,176 6,025 Housatonic ... (more)



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Best late-night eats in Norwalk

The BRYAC, located at 3074 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, is open until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.



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Enrollment declining at colleges, universities in state

GOING DOWN Enrollment at institutions of higher learning the state is on the decline: Year 2012 2013 Fairfield 4,999 4,919 Sacred Heart University 6,434 6,983 Quinnipiac 8,614 8,803 St. Vincent's College 824 827 University of Bridgeport 4,877 4,842 University of Connecticut 30,256 30,474 Southern CSU 11,117 10,804 Western CSU 6,176 6,025 Housatonic ... (more)



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Dream 13 of '13: Top Albums, Favorite Artists of the Year

... follow-up to their self-titled debut. Mission accomplished. Making this set of 13 songs took them from Seattle to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where they mixed the album. But it comes together as perfectly natural as the opening notes from the piano and ...



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Enrollment declining at colleges, universities in...

... in each new freshmen class every fall," Reitz said. Although Fairfield University and the University of Bridgeport both posted small enrollment declines, enrollment in the state's private colleges was generally better than in the public colleges. ...



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Kathleen Grant, 61, Former Fairfield Resident

Grant was born Jan. 14, 1952, in Bridgeport; daughter of Francis and Genevieve Horvath Casey.



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Mary Meade, 78, Longtime Fairfield Resident, Worked As Secretary

Meade was born June 10, 1935, and raised in the West End of Bridgeport. She resided in Fairfield for 50 years and worked as a secretary.



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The Head And The Heart Announce New 2014 Album 'Let's Be Still' Plus Spring 2014 Tour

... album, which was recorded at Seattle's Studio Litho, produced by the band along with Shawn Simmons and mixed in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Peter Katis, revered for his work with bands such as the National, Interpol and the Swell Season, is as ...



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The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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Trending: How long we save for a down payment

... a "typical" home can take residents well over a decade, according to a Hearst Connecticut Newspapers analysis. In Bridgeport, high home prices mean that the city's average household would have to squirrel away 10 percent of every paycheck for 10.4 ...



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... a "typical" home can take residents well over a decade, according to a Hearst Connecticut Newspapers analysis. In Bridgeport, high home prices mean that the city's average household would have to squirrel away 10 percent of every paycheck for 10.4 ...



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Wednesday, December 25, 2013

On Native GroundANOTHER Batch of Privatization Snake Oil

... investigators that the plates were taken from another vehicle left there for repairs. CNN reports that a nearby Bridgeport, Conn., used car lot may have owned the car, but that factoid was not confirmed. Since the events described happened after ...



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The BRYAC, located at 3074 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, is open till 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.



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The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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Sound Tigers, Wolf Pack both register "W's" on Sunday

Bridgeport netminder Anders Nilsson kept the Sound Tigers in the game, protecting the net for over five minutes while down a man - including over a minute down two sckaters - in Bridgeport's shootout victory.



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UConn Hoops Coming to Bridgeport

Geno Aueriemma, shown here during the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Tournament this past March, likes the idea of playing regular-season games in Bridgeport.



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Causes of Conn. Fires Still Sought After Year

A year ago, while other Bridgeport residents enjoyed their holiday celebrations, firefighters rushed from one fire to the next in the city's Hollow neighborhood.



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New bishop presides over Christmas Mass

The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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... Marc Cantin wasn't so much trying to block as trying to avoid that cost him five games earlier this month. The Bridgeport Sound Tigers were in Utica, N.Y., on Dec. 6. Yannick Weber, known for his big shot, blasted a one-timer from the center point, ...



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'Tough defenseman' Cantin returns to Sound Tigers after surgery

... Marc Cantin wasn't so much trying to block as trying to avoid that cost him five games earlier this month. The Bridgeport Sound Tigers were in Utica, N.Y., on Dec. 6. Yannick Weber , known for his big shot, blasted a one-timer from the center point, ...



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Sound Tigers game day: Thursday vs. Wolf Pack

... G Dov Grumet-Morris has started all four games since he was acquired from San Antonio. ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has won three of five (allowing just nine goals) and seven of 11. ... The Sound Tigers beat Albany 4-3 Sunday with seven ...



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New bishop leads Christmas Mass

The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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... New Canaan, Conn. Dec. 25, 2013. Photo: Ned Gerard NEW CANAAN -- The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a ...



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... G Dov Grumet-Morris has started all four games since he was acquired from San Antonio. ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has won three of five (allowing just nine goals) and seven of 11. ... The Sound Tigers beat Albany 4-3 Sunday with seven ...



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New bishop leads Christmas Mass

... New Canaan, Conn. Dec. 25, 2013. Photo: Ned Gerard NEW CANAAN -- The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a ...



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New bishop presides over Christmas Mass

... New Canaan, Conn. Dec. 25, 2013. Photo: Ned Gerard NEW CANAAN -- The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano , the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a ...



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Volunteer Elizabeth Robinson helps Jeremy Serrano, 6, pick out a Christmas gift at the East End Community Council, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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The Very Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, the Diocese of Bridgeport's new leader, crossed the wide marble altar at St. Aloysius Church here on Christmas morning, challenging a standing-room-only audience to do what the Lord did and serve others.



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Santa's Last Stop a big one for East End

Volunteer Elizabeth Robinson helps Jeremy Serrano, 6, pick out a Christmas gift at the East End Community Council, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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... in each new freshmen class every fall," Reitz said. Although Fairfield University and the University of Bridgeport both posted small enrollment declines, enrollment in the state's private colleges was generally better than in the public colleges. ...



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visit|article-5089595|mobile_blockstates_tab-9826|1Sex offender arraigned in 25-year-old sex assault

A convicted sex offender from Bridgeport was arraigned at the Stamford courthouse Monday in connection with a 25-year-old knife-point rape and kidnap case that authorities said he was linked to with DNA testing.



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With new year approaching, you can help

One easy way to extend the season's holiday cheer is to contribute to the Giving Fund , a philanthropic partnership between the Connecticut Post , the United Way , the Family & Children 's Agency in Norwalk and FSW in Bridgeport.



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A Father's Journal / Snow dazed on a snowy day at school

... snow day on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and didn't get one. My high school freshman, Julia, attends the morning program at Bridgeport's Aquaculture School . Bridgeport schools were cancelled, so Julia got to sleep later than her sister Caroline, a senior. ...



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Jane Alexiadis: Toy trains carry a long history

... Ives, but the buildings are marked Lionel. A "Ives Toys Make Happy Boys" was the motto of Ives Manufacturing, of Bridgeport, Conn. The company started toy production in 1868, but it is best known for its train sets that were produced beginning in ...



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Bridgeport Man Shot Multiple Times In Norwalk

A 24-year-old Bridgeport man was shot multiple times Tuesday afternoon as he sat in a parked car near a housing complex on Grove Street, police said.



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... pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault before state Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin in Bridgeport. Although Tejada faces a four-year prison term under the plea bargain, the judge granted his lawyer, Robert Golger, the right ...



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Fencing coach pleads guilty to sexually assaulting Fairfield Ludlowe teen

... pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault before state Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin in Bridgeport. Although Tejada faces a four-year prison term under the plea bargain, the judge granted his lawyer, Robert Golger , the right ...



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Top 10 Stories Of 2013: Metro-North Under Fire After Deadly Derailments, Crashes

A woman is transported to the hospital after two commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut May 17, 2013.



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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Redding boy makes illness bearable

Vladimir Romano, 10, of Redding, holds an armful of the 24 teddy bears that he donated to the Bridgeport Fire department at fire department headquarters in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Christmas Eve fires unsolved

On Dec. 24, 2012, firefighters battled a blaze all day at 33 Knowlton St. in Bridgeport.



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A year later, Christmas Eve fires unsolved

Bridgeport firefighters arrive at house fire on Olive Street, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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A year ago, while other Bridgeport residents enjoyed their holiday celebrations, firefighters rushed from one fire to the next in the city's Hollow neighborhood.



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Man Charged With Stuffing Pants In Shoplifting Incident At Fairfield Store

... merchandise in his pants and leave the store Tuesday night, police said. Officers stopped Louis Johnson, 45, of Bridgeport, outside the store and found that he had batteries and cleaning supplies in his pants, police said. Officers found four ...



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Best late night eats in Fairfield County

The BRYAC, located at 3074 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, is Open till 1AM Sunday through Thursday and 2AM on Friday and Saturday.



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Redding child nurtures smiles in sick kids

Bridgeport Fire department Captain Peter Oliva accepts a donation of 24 teddy bears from Vladimir Romano, 10, of Redding, at Bridgeport Fire department headquarters in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Boy donates Teddy Bears to firefighters

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- One little boy is playing Santa this Christmas Eve so firefighters can help out other children during emergency situations.



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... in recovery, but I still see a lot of pain out there," Murphy said during a discussion at The WorkPlace agency in Bridgeport. When the latest benefits extension runs out Saturday, only 25 percent of those unemployed nationally will be receiving ...



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Out in the cold? Not everyone benefiting from improved economy

Ronnie Navarro, left, comforts Arlene Briere, during a meeting to discuss their stories of unemployment with Senator Chris Murphy at the WorkPlace in Bridgeport, Conn.



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A convicted sex offender from Bridgeport was arraigned at the Stamford courthouse Monday in connection with a 25-year-old knife-point rape and kidnap case that authorities said he was linked to with DNA testing.



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Fairfield Theatre Company Closes Out 2013 with Two Amazing Acts

... Fu & Friends. Having held over 60 sold-out performances combined this year at StageOne, The Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport, and at The Norwalk Concert Hall, FTC looks back on a year which saw the creation of a new gallery bar, and the most ...



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... snow day on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and didn't get one. My high school freshman, Julia, attends the morning program at Bridgeport's Aquaculture School. Bridgeport schools were cancelled, so Julia got to sleep later than her sister Caroline, a senior. Here ...



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Sex offender arraigned in 25-year-old sex...

A convicted sex offender from Bridgeport was arraigned at the Stamford courthouse Monday in connection with a 25-year-old knife-point rape and kidnap case that authorities said he was linked to with DNA testing.



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Redding's Rep. John Shaban, Local Athletes Bring Toys To Kids In Need

Redding state Rep. John Shaban and the Connecticut Grizzlies Football Federation recently visited the Bridgeport-based McGivney Community Center to help families in need.



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Market closes in downtown Bridgeport

Clyde Ripka, owner of Ripka's Bridgeport Market, packs up after six months of trying to run a food shop and cafe in the Arcade building on Main Street in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Protesters angry over Bridgeport offi...

Protesters are gathering tonight at the Bridgeport police department, angry over an accidental shooting that sent officer Juan Santiago to the hospital.



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Long-term unemployed could be out in the cold

Ronnie Navarro, left, comforts Arlene Briere, during a meeting to discuss their stories of unemployment with Senator Chris Murphy at the WorkPlace in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Monday, December 23, 2013

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James Keyser, right, of Bridgeport, leads a small rally outside police headquarters on Congress Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Protesters want action on cop shooting

James Keyser, right, of Bridgeport, leads a small rally outside police headquarters on Congress Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



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... at 5 p.m. "I probably should have closed three or four weeks ago," Ripka said, as he helped volunteers from the Bridgeport Rescue Mission pack moving boxes with the remaining produce and canned goods that would now feed the needy and hungry. "But I ...



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Ripka's closes in downtown Bridgeport

Clyde Ripka, owner of Ripka's Bridgeport Market, packs up after six months of trying to run a food shop and cafe in the Arcade building on Main Street in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Bee Gees tribute show set for New Year's Eve

The Bee Gees tribute show "Night Fever" is the New Year's Eve attraction at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport.



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Bee Gees tribute show set for New Year's Eve

The Bee Gees tribute show "Night Fever" is the New Year's Eve attraction at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport.



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... d of the dramatic and musical illusion presented in "Night Fever." Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m. $79. 203-576-1636, www.dtcab.com .



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Fairfield Theatre Company Closes Out 2013 with Two Amazing Acts

... Fu & Friends. Having held over 60 sold-out performances combined this year at StageOne, The Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport, and at The Norwalk Concert Hall, FTC looks back on a year which saw the creation of a new gallery bar, and the most ...



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Encision Inc Files (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive...

... Mr. Trudel holds a B.S. from the University of Connecticut, Storrs , CT and an M.B.A from the University of Bridgeport , Bridgeport, CT . The Company entered into the Employment Agreement with Mr. Trudel on December 17, 2013 . The Employment ...



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... rent. "It's tough to go out and look for a job when you can't afford to put gas in the car,'' said Eli Ramirez of Bridgeport. "I've been out a year, exhausted everything and I'm living off my fiancee's wages. I've got five kids to feed.'' Arlene ...



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Long-term unemployed could be out in the cold

... rent. "It's tough to go out and look for a job when you can't afford to put gas in the car,'' said Eli Ramirez of Bridgeport. "I've been out a year, exhausted everything and I'm living off my fiancee's wages. I've got five kids to feed.'' Arlene ...



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Helen Chrzanowski, 95, Lifelong Easton Resident

... Paul. Calling hours are Monday, Dec. 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St., Bridgeport; A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Dec. 24 at 10 a.m. in Notre Dame of Easton Church, Interment will be in ...



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Jane M. Angelica, 93, Formerly Of Easton, Owned Angelica Real Estate Agency

Angelica was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Bridgeport; daughter of Joseph Tantalo Sr. and Jennie Casillo.



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Kevin Duffy: UB bullying case deserves explanation

Nick Zieniuk chose the University of Bridgeport in the spring of 2012, right before veteran baseball coach John Anquillare stepped down.



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Gloria Cecelia Bogardus, 81, Of Fairfield, Worked For Stop And Shop

Bogardus was born June 21, 1932, in Bridgeport; daughter of Ralph and Cecelia Lester Deaso.



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Anthony J. Dombek, Jr., 69, Former Fairfield Resident, Worked For SNET

Dombek was born June 24, 1944, in Bridgeport to Anthony and Eva Csanadi Dombek, he was raised in Fairfield and resided there until moving to Bridgeport three years ago.



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Holiday Visitors to Influence Maritime Aquarium 'Lighthouse Contest'

... which runs through Jan. 20, has entries from residents of cities close to the Aquarium - Norwalk, Stamford and Bridgeport - but also from as far as Newtown, Ansonia and Shelton in Connecticut and Hartsdale and Wappingers Falls in New York. Rules are ...



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Records Broken as Temps Hit 60s

... Sunday. The record high for Central Park on Dec. 22 is 63 degrees. At JFK, it's 62, in Newark it's 65 and in Bridgeport, Conn. it's 59. Temperatures slip into the 50s on Monday, and then the cold returns on Christmas Eve and Christmas, with highs ...



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Springfield Falcons 2, Hartford Wolf Pack 1

... snapped a shot past the catching glove of Grumet-Morris at 4:59. The Wolf Pack, who had been shut out 3-0 by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers the night before, ended a run of more than four-and-a-half scoreless periods at 10:20 of the second session, ...



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Bridgeport cop's accidental shooting sparks rally

Bridgeport residents plan to rally outside city police headquarters to protest the department's response to an accidental shooting by a city officer.



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Harding, Bassick avoid probation

Brian O'Shea teaches his astronomy class inside a new portable planetarium at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Sunday, December 22, 2013

Fire Damages Home in Stratford

The Bridgeport Fire Department provided mutual aid and said the call initially came through for a location on Emerald Street, which is in Bridgeport.



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Jackson, Sound Tigers tip Devilsvisit|article-5086809|mobile_home_category_body-1690|4

... felt responsible for putting his team in a hole in the second period Sunday. It was all the sweeter to give his Bridgeport Sound Tigers a win before the Christmas break. Jackson scored into an open net with 1:33 remaining to give Bridgeport a 4-3 ...



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Metro-North Workers Falsify Time Sheets: NYT

... Walker of Weston. Walker said he feels the trains have deteriorated in terms of service since the derailment in Bridgeport in May and a worker was struck and killed by a train in West Haven later the same month. "You'd be kidding yourself if you're ...



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Jackson, Sound Tigers tip Devils

... felt responsible for putting his team in a hole in the second period Sunday. It was all the sweeter to give his Bridgeport Sound Tigers a win before the Christmas break. Jackson scored into an open net with 1:33 remaining to give Bridgeport a 4-3 ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Jackson-Sound-Tigers-tip-Devils-5086809.php

Filling Christmas Eve Tables A Labor Of Love For Shellfish Harvesters

... what it was in the early 1900s, when Gary Salce's maternal grandfather came to America from Italy, settled in Bridgeport with his wife and 10 children, and started the first family fish business with $40 that he borrowed from a friend to buy a boat. ...



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Harding, Bassick warned, avoid probation

Brian O'Shea teaches his astronomy class inside a new portable planetarium at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Acting purchasing agent's future unclearvisit|article-5086536|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

Bernd Tardy, the purchasing czar whose office got caught up in this year's $400,000 driveway scandal, may soon be out of a job.



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Acting purchasing agent's future unclear

Bernd Tardy, the purchasing czar whose office got caught up in this year's $400,000 driveway scandal, may soon be out of a job.



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2014 brings more disclosure to City Hallvisit|article-5086518|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

... said. "We're concerned that Mark Anastasi has a relationship with someone he's doing business with on behalf (of Bridgeport.)" Had the disclosure forms been in place, would they have revealed Ricci's real estate transactions with Moutinho? According ...



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2014 brings more disclosure to City Hall

... said. "We're concerned that Mark Anastasi has a relationship with someone he's doing business with on behalf (of Bridgeport.)" Had the disclosure forms been in place, would they have revealed Ricci's real estate transactions with Moutinho? According ...



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SEEN: Dr. Madd Vibe show in Bridgeport

Were you SEEN at, influential reggae-punk pioneer, Dr. Madd Vibe's solo performance Saturday night in Bridgeport at Two Boots? Rebel Matic, a hardcore rock outfit from New York, and Prop Anon , a Irish rapper from the Bronx, were the opening acts.



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The Head And The Heart Announce New 2014 Album 'Let's Be Still' Plus Spring 2014 Tour

... album, which was recorded at Seattle's Studio Litho, produced by the band along with Shawn Simmons and mixed in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with Peter Katis, revered for his work with bands such as the National, Interpol and the Swell Season, is as ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.contactmusic.com/press/the-head-and-the-heart-announce-new-2014-album-let-s-be-still-plus-spring-2014-tour

Man faces up to 85 years in drug turf...

A man whose federal conviction in the beating deaths of three Bridgeport residents was tossed out faces up to 85 years in prison after being convicted in state court.



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Fairfield Man's 16 Burglary Charges Tops News This Week

... with 16 Fairfield burglaries and others in Greenwich, Wilton and Redding during the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Bridgeport resident Albrent Daniels, 39, a cab driver and convicted felon, was arrested with loaded 9mm handgun and marijuana in his ...



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Jane Alexiadis: Toy trains carry a long history

... Ives, but the buildings are marked Lionel. A "Ives Toys Make Happy Boys" was the motto of Ives Manufacturing, of Bridgeport, Conn. The company started toy production in 1868, but it is best known for its train sets that were produced beginning in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mercurynews.com/home-garden/ci_24734788/jane-alexiadis-toy-trains-carry-long-history?source=rss

Tribute to the independent spirit

... 25-inch-tall man who played to sold-out audiences for almost 40 years. When Stratton and Barnum met at a hotel in Bridgeport, Conn., in 1842, one of the most successful entertainment partnerships in history was born, joining Stratton's unique brand ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2013/12/21/new-england-literary-news/5LM5KjFmxSfm6uV7h2FvQK/story.html

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Nick Zieniuk chose the University of Bridgeport in the spring of 2012, right before veteran baseball coach John Anquillare stepped down.



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