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Monday, February 14, 2011

Bridgeport Topix Message Board: Malloy seeking $1B for infrastructure projects

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Bridgeport - News February 14, 2011

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Malloy seeking $1B for infrastructure projects (NewsTimesLive)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will ask the General Assembly for a commitment to sell bonds to finance more than $1 billion over the next two years for major transportation infrastructure projects.

Town Funding for Non-Profits and Other Groups Holds Steady in 2011-12 Town Budget
Town Funding for Non-Profits and Other Groups Holds Steady in 2011-12 Town Budget (Fairfield Patch)
The 20 non-profits and other organizations that received a total of $851,956 in the current fiscal year mostly escaped First Selectman Ken Flatto's budget scalpel unscathed.

Clemons' ballots bill faces uphill climb (Connecticut Post)
A lawmaker's attempt to secure election ballots for every voter at state expense is in jeopardy.

1 injured, 2 arrested in Bridgeport shooting (Connecticut Post)
Two city men have been arrested following a shooting on Hawthorne Street late Saturday night.

Fairfield boys hockey falls to Greenwich (Fairfield Citizen-News)
The Greenwich boys hockey team got a pair of unassisted goals in the third period and beat Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe 2-0 Saturday at Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport.

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Uncle of fallen firefighter just wants to be told the truth (Connecticut Post)
George Bal chooses his words with care. They are deliberate. It's as though he turns over each one, examining its contours and whether it conveys what he wants to convey.

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Saturday, January 29, 2011

BRIDGEPORT TOPIX MESSAGE BOARD: DeLauro pushes bill benefiting manufacturing

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Bridgeport - News January 29, 2011

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DeLauro pushes bill benefiting manufacturing (Connecticut Post)
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro , D-Conn., is hoping an idea born in Connecticut factories can help revive the nation's manufacturing industry.

Dance sensations Anna & Patryk heading to Bridgeport (Connecticut Post)
The 13-year-old ballroom team of Patryk Ploszaj and Anna Kaczmarski, recent finalists on NBC-TV's "America's Got Talent," performs Jan.

DCF In 2005 Had Questions About Identity Of Bridgeport Girl Kidnapped As Infant (Hartford Courant)
Connecticut child-protection officials had questions more than five years ago about the true identity of a girl now known to have been kidnapped as an infant in 1987 and raised in Bridgeport under the name Nejdra Nance.

Bridgeport provides ammunition for Fairfield artist's work
Bridgeport provides ammunition for Fairfield artist's work (Fairfield Citizen-News)
The Bridgeport Arts + Cultural Council will exhibit the pastel drawings and photographs of Fairfield resident Janine Brown at The Arcade Gallery in Bridgeport through February 16.

Stone walls partner with New England gardeners (NewsTimesLive)
You may already know Howard Lasher 's Jolly Hill by the spectacular American flag painted on maple trees along the portion of his property fronting Route 302 in Newtown.

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Void at the Vibes: Michael Potashnick, 1952 - 2011 (Hartford Advocate)
On Jan. 10, actor, stage production maven and performing arts aficionado Michael Potashnick died suddenly and unexpectedly of complications from pneumonia.

Bridgeport taxi driver arrested after ripping nozzle from gas pump (Connecticut Post)
A taxi driver was arrested Thursday when he fled from a city gas station after tearing the nozzle from a gas pump.

Police Blotter, Jan. 24 - 25
Police Blotter, Jan. 24 - 25 (Newtown Patch)
Arrowhead Lane: A Chevrolet, operated by Danielle A. Brackett, 29, of 15 Walker Hill Road, collided with another Chevrolet, operated by Nerry Javier, 27, of 1790 North Ave., Bridgeport, on Arrowhead Lane at about 5 p.m., Tuesday, police said.

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Bridgeport Local Sports

Casimir steals the show in Trinity Catholic's win (Darien News-Review)
On a night that was supposed to be Kevin Leumene 's coming-out party, Schadrac Casimir stole the show.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

01/29/11 The Raw Bridgeport News Feed

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Bridgeport taxi driver charged after ripping nozzle from gas pump, police say
Ct Post
By Brittany Lyte, Staff Writer BRIDGEPORT -- A taxi driver was charged Thursday after he drove away from a city gas station after tearing the nozzle from a ...
Bank held-up on East Main Street in Bridgeport
Ct Post
BRIDGEPORT -- The Community's Bank at 2574 East Main St. in Bridgeport was held up by a lone gunman this morning, police said. Deputy Police Chief Brian ...
Dance sensations Anna & Patryk heading to Bridgeport
Danbury News Times
29 at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church's community room in Bridgeport. Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO / CT | Buy This Photo Patryk Ploszaj and Anna ...
Drunk driver gets prison for crash that killed two
Ct Post
BRIDGEPORT -- A city man was sentenced Friday to eight and a half years in prison for driving drunk and causing the crash that killed two other men two ...
GBS competition finals set for Sunday at UB for region's gifted young musicians
Ct Post
Will next year's musical sensation be Sunday's winner of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony competition for gifted student performers in the region? ...
Gun control debate hits the streets
Ct Post
Some are from the 23 homicides that occurred in Bridgeport in 2010. In all, between the Mossberg, the boxed exhibits and a couple of heavy-duty gray plastic ...
Snow continues to cause havoc for schools; Classes canceled in Milford, Stratford
Ct Post
All public, private and parochial schools Bridgeport, Ansonia, Derby and Oxford schools are on a 90 minute delay today, except Saint Catherine Academy in ...
Kidnapping Fugitive Ann Pettway Turned Herself Into Police Via Facebook
Radar Online
Lt. David Daniels of the Bridgeport Police Department in Connecticut received a surprise message on Sunday on his Facebook page alerting him of Pettway's ...

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People's United: New Jersey next?
Westfair Online
For $493 million in cash and stock, the Bridgeport-based bank is acquiring Danvers Bancorp Inc., which is among the dozen largest banks doing business in ...
Dennehy named to Theatre Hall of Fame
Danbury News Times
Bridgeport native Brian Dennehy was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in New York City last week. Photo: Contributed Photo / Connecticut Post ...
Magnet School Approval Should Be Conditional
He said that because the site is in Fairchild Memorial Park, off Quarry Road, the proposal is inconsistent with Trumbull's and Bridgeport's plans of ...
DCF In 2005 Questioned Identity Of Girl Kidnapped As Infant
Hartford Courant
DCF opened a file in 2005 involving the then-teenage girl and Ann Pettway, a 49-year-old Bridgeport woman who has admitted snatching her from a New York ...

Masuk captains lead the way on the mat
American Chronicle
By Jason Sonski, Connecticut Post, Bridgeport Jan. 28--Masuk knew it would have to rely on tri-captains Mark Mason, Kyle Hoskins and Dan Minardi before the ...
Basketball notebook: Trumbull girls basketball team goes on the defensive
American Chronicle
By Henry Chisholm, Connecticut Post, Bridgeport Jan. 28--One late January win doesn't make a season. However, for the Trumbull girls basketball team, ...
Asbestos plaintiff process streamlined in Connecticut
Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center
Up until very recently, asbestos litigation in the state of Connecticut has only been dealt with in the Judicial District of Fairfield at Bridgeport. ...
Sally Johnson's First Year
Sally Johnson starts her day with a drive in the morning southbound commute from Bridgeport in order to get to her job as executive assistant to Mayor ...
Woman gets $1M settlement in car crash
Ct Post
BRIDGEPORT -- A Westport woman, injured in a crash on Fairfield Avenue four years ago when her car was struck by one driven by an employee for a local ...
Regional Digest: Mark Howe Coming To Hartford
Hartford Courant
... All-Stars Mark Howe and Brian Propp, and ex-Whaler Alan Hangsleben, will be at the Connecticut Whale game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Feb. ...
Moccia, NCC announce free tax sites for low-income households
The Hour
These sites belong to the Greater Bridgeport Family Economic Security Coalition, which serves Bridgeport, Stratford, Norwalk, and the surrounding towns. ...
Blog Posts About Bridgeport, CT
Connecticut Library Jobs: Digital Content Specialist - University ...
By Connecticut Library Consortium
Please send letter of application and resume to: Department of Human Resources, Digital Content Specialist, University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue, Wahlstrom Library 7th Floor, Bridgeport, CT 06604; hr@bridgeport.edu. ...
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Free FAFSA help in Bridgeport on Sunday - Connecticut Postings ...
By Linda Conner Lambeck
BRIDGEPORT _ Local college bound high school seniors looking for help in filing the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid form— (FAFSA) which is required to get financial aid can register for a free program to be held Sunday, ...
Connecticut Postings - http://blog.ctnews.com/connecticutpostings/
Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Library Closure Crisis Summary ...
By Hillary Baker
Bridgeport closure triggers public outcry. A statement in December 30 Connecticut Post by Attorney Edward Czepiga, President-Elect of the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association, characterizes the local closure as "just horrible. ...
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DCF had file on Carlina White - Courant.com
Connecticut child-protection officials had questions more than five years ago about the true identity of a girl now known to have been kidnapped as an infant in 1987 and raised in Bridgeport.
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The Car Store, Bridgeport, CT | Buy a Moped
By cashcow85
The Car Store at 1492 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport and Manis Auto & Scooter Center, 178 Kings Highway Cut-off, Fairfield. Owner operator.
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Locally Toned Featured in "It's for you," Conceptual Art and the ...
By T. Foley
Locally Toned is thrilled to be a part of the upcoming show "It's for you," Conceptual Art and the Telephone (curated by Terri C. Smith at the Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport, CT). The show runs from February 24 – March 25, ...
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Discover Bridgeport at http://www.BridgeportCTUSA.com.
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Good Grief, My Old Garage Collapsed - Only In Bridgeport ...
By LennieGrimaldi
Garage collapsed attached to my former home. The structure caved in on left is the garage to my former house in Monroe. If you can get to the roof of your garage and house clear it off. Try a roof rake. Hopefully, no one was injured. ...
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