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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Officer-Involved Shooting In Bridgeport

The officer fired two or three shots at an armed person on the 500 block of Atlantic Street, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-officer-fires-shots-0201-2-20130131,0,2343776.story?track=rss

Legislators: pull plug on extending electric tax

... business and labor leaders stood in solidarity - including newly elected State Sen. Andres Ayala , D- Bridgeport. "Let's be clear -- extending a tax that is set to expire is not a tax increase," said Andrew Doba , Malloy's spokesman. The governor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Legislators-pull-plug-on-extending-electric-tax-4241168.php

Dems ask to raise minimum wage

... who are -- day in, day out -- making our lives better, easier, more comfortable," said Rep. Andres Ayala, Jr., D-Bridgeport. Speaking during an afternoon news conference prior to a public hearing before the Labor and Public Employees Committee , ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Dems-ask-to-raise-minimum-wage-4241161.php

Video recorded in 2011 shows Bridgeport, CT Police kicking prone limp man

... ttorney Robert Berke said Soto was initially stopped for a traffic violation, but got out of his car and ran. The Bridgeport police chief said an internal investigation has been ordered and if violations are found, they will "take action."



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/31/1183748/-Video-recorded-in-2011-shows-Bridgeport-CT-Police-kicking-prone-limp-man

Family claims cops harassed them

Horace and Margaret Jennings stand with their three sons, Eric, Dennis and Bernard outside their house on Pleasant Street, in Bridgeport, Conn., Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-use-stun-gun-arrest-family-4239488.php

Mike Cardillo: These players are no fantasy, they're for real

St. Jospeh's #11 Quincy McKnight prepares to slam dunk the ball, during the Northeast Christmas Classic basketball tournament action against LaSalle Academy at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Mike-Cardillo-These-players-are-no-fantasy-4240850.php

More than 100 Bridgeport households still without power

The United Illuminating Company is making brisk progress as it restores service to customers who lost power as a result of Thursday morning's wind storm, according to a release from the company.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136336-more-than-100-bridgeport-households-still-without-power.html

Cabinetry: The Backbone of a Hardworking Kitchen

... outlets for extra appliances and a secondary sink, says architect David Barbour, whose eponymous firm is based in Bridgeport, Conn. Partial redos may cost just half of what a total overhaul would, he says. When it comes to replacing cabinets ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://realtormag.realtor.org/home-and-design/architecture-coach/article/2013/01/cabinetry-backbone-hardworking-kitchen

'Storage Wars' gets real

Pedro Soriano, of Bridgeport, left, shines a light in a storage locker Main Street Self Storage in Bridgeport during an auction of 20 lockers on Monday, January 28, 2013.hy Photo: BK Angeletti, B.K. Angeletti Alex Montaro , of Milford, shines a light in a storage locker Main Street Self Storage in Bridgeport during an auction of 20 lockers on ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Storage-Wars-gets-real-4240667.php

Bridgeport to settle fatal fire lawsuit

... second-story apartment into a deathtrap. According to a memo filed by the city Jan. 22 in state Superior Court in Bridgeport, the parties sought to delay a pre-trial conference scheduled for the following day because they were closing in on a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-to-settle-fatal-fire-lawsuit-4240060.php

UI: Significant progress on storm restoration

... of customers - were reported to be still without power. The company focused on several large outage events in Bridgeport and Stratford, and then targeted other scattered outages. "We've had crews out all morning working on this, and I'm very ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/News_1/UI-Significant-progress-on-storm-restoration19327.shtml

Young Newtown composer's piece to debut in Bridgeport

A piece by Newtown composer Alyssa Rodriguez, above, won the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras' first Composition Competition.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Young-Newtown-composer-s-piece-to-debut-in-4240369.php

The Downtown Cabaret Theatre Presents John Lennon Imagined, 2/23

... ONLY on Saturday, February 23at 5pm and 8pm. The Downtown Cabaret Theatre is located 263 Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut. The Nutopians' live shows will feature poignant song narratives plus entertaining storytelling. Like their ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ct.broadwayworld.com/article/The-Downtown-Cabaret-Theatre-Presents-JOHN-LENNON-IMAGINED-223-20130131

Gallim Dance Troupe At Wesleyan

... New England premier of "Mama Call" on Feb. 8 and 9 at the Center for the Arts in Middletown . Miller, a native of Bridgeport, attended the Foote School in New Haven and Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford. In 2011, she received Wesleyan's Mariam ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/entertainment/arts/hc-gallim-ballet-0203-20130203,0,7499766.story

Exclusive from February issue: Lory Laughter's 100-year celebration column

... the school ads and oral aid sites one can find plenty of reasons to celebrate the 100-year mark. University of Bridgeport gives a short history on the first dental hygiene school. Although Dr. Fones did not open the first school until 1913, Irene ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.rdhmag.com/articles/print/volume-33/issue-1/coumns/exclusive-from-february-issue-lory-laughters-100-year-celebratio.html

Shelton man faces 13 years in crime spree

A Shelton man, who went on a crime spree robbing businesses in Fairfield, Bridgeport and Stratford last year, is facing 13 years in prison after accepting a plea bargain Thursday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=m9fUOK0l&pn=0

Bridgeport to settle fatal fire lawsuit

... second-story apartment into a deathtrap. According to a memo filed by the city Jan. 22 in state Superior Court in Bridgeport, the parties sought to delay a pre-trial conference scheduled for the following day because they were closing in on a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=S26g7Blx&pn=0

Shelton man faces 13 years in crime spree

A Shelton man, who went on a crime spree robbing businesses in Fairfield, Bridgeport and Stratford last year, is facing 13 years in prison after accepting a plea bargain Thursday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Shelton-man-faces-13-years-in-crime-spree-4239999.php

Arrested family charges cops harassed them

... with a stun gun when he was standing by a fence and arrested his mother Margaret Jennings , who works for the Bridgeport Board of Education as a cafeteria aide, for standing up for her husband. In the incident report filed by officers, however, they ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Arrested-family-charges-cops-harassed-them-4239488.php

Alleged chain saw thief nabbed

... recovered a few days later from a pawn shop. The suspect, identified as Wilfredo Matias , 37 of Vine Street in Bridgeport is charged with third-degree burglary, which is a felony, and fifth-degree larceny. He was released from police custody after ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Alleged-chain-saw-thief-nabbed-4239854.php

Naugatuck police blotter: larceny

... at Waterbury Superior Court and released on a $1,000 non-surety bond. CAROLINE GURGEL , 19, of 39 Capital Ave., Bridgeport, was charged Jan. 23 with failure to appear in the second degree. Police reported on Jan. 23 Gurgel turned herself in at the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mycitizensnews.com/police-2/2013/01/naugatuck-police-blotter-larceny-19/

Storm leaves thousands without power

... hanging live wires. As of 9 a.m., United Illuminating reported 12,864 customers without power. Hardest hit were Bridgeport with 2,446, Stratford with 2,246, Fairfield at 1,058 and Shelton with 585. Connecticut Light & Power reported that 68,277 ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Storm-leaves-thousands-without-power-4238526.php

Music preview: Paul Banks

... but always smoothed over by producer Peter Katis' capable hand. Katis, who works out of his own home studios in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is also known for producing albums for members of the same indie camp, including groups like The National, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.praguepost.com/night-and-day/stage/15358-music-preview-paul-banks.html

Home Health Aide Accused of Stealing, Cashing Checks

... The company she worked for had fired Garcia after they found out she had reportedly stolen checks from clients in Bridgeport and Westport, Lt. Michael Gagner said. During the investigation, detectives interviewed Garcia -- who was already in custody ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/home-health-aide-accused-of-stealing-cashing-checks

Vavrek Tells EDC Commissioners to Do Their Jobs

... Vavrek said Monroe has 44 commercial vacancies, which he says is less than a couple of blocks in Hartford and Bridgeport, which have paid coordinators. Of the reasons for Monroe's vacancies, the first selectman said "the economy's bad" and "we're ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://monroe.patch.com/articles/ecd

Obituary: David M. Snisnky

... 38, of Shelton, entered into rest on Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Griffin Hospital in Derby. David was born in Bridgeport on April 19, 1974, beloved son of Michael and Patricia (Kodz) Sninsky of Shelton, and he was a lifelong resident of Shelton. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://shelton.patch.com/articles/obituary-david-m-snisnky

Storm leaves thousands without power.

... the pelting wind. As of 6 a.m., United Illuminating is reporting 7,696 customers without power. Hardest hit were Bridgeport with 1,996, Stratford with 1,278 and Fairfield with 1,328. Connecticut Light & Power reported that 58,655 customers had no ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.newstimes.com/danbury/db_14216/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=ADCFL6Ag&detailindex=0&pn=0&ps=4

Have a Heart for Veterans

... deliver to local veterans. This year's valentines will be taken to the local VA hospital, Homes for the Brave in Bridgeport, and other service organizations. Himes traditionally visits a participating school to make cards with students, and veterans ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/have-a-heart-for-veterans

Obituary: Dennis Dwyer Sr., 72

... Dwyer Sr., age 72, of Stratford, beloved husband of Marsha Kaddo Dwyer, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 in Bridgeport Hospital. Mr. Dwyer, a Veteran of the U.S. Navy, was born in Bridgeport to the late Thomas and Evelyn Dwyer and has been a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stratford.patch.com/articles/obituary-dennis-dwyer-sr-72

Moving People into Recovery and Wellness: Hartford-Based CCAR(TM)...

... move people into recovery and wellness, through implementation of a much-needed recovery coaching program in the Bridgeport Recovery Community Center (BRCC). The idea for the partnership grew out of what CCAR perceived as a need to expand the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://technews.tmcnet.com/news/2013/01/31/6891447.htm

Moving People into Recovery and Wellness: Hartford-Based CCARa ...

... move people into recovery and wellness, through implementation of a much-needed recovery coaching program in the Bridgeport Recovery Community Center (BRCC). Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery and Recovery Network of Programs, Inc. are ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10382259.htm

The WilliesTIMES Square Bomb is a Puzzler

... 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/4,649/540.html

Drug bust nets federal felon, girlfriend

After a five-month investigation into drug dealing on the city's East Side, police served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a Standish Road apartment, arrested a city man and his Bridgeport girlfriend while seizing almost 50 grams of crack cocaine, with a street value of about $5,000, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43466/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=AOPUk0pF&pn=0

Vallas argues for staying on as superintendent for another year

Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas speaks to the Bridgeport Board of Education about why he should receive a good evaluation and contract extension, during a meeting at Bridgeport City Hall in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Vallas-argues-for-staying-on-as-superintendent-4237681.php

DiMasi's 6 goals, Paolini's 50 saves lead Trumbull past Fairfield

Trumbull's #9 A.J. DiMasi slaps a shot as Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe's #2 Conor Scharlop defends, during boys hockey action at the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/DiMasi-s-6-goals-Paolini-s-50-saves-lead-4237438.php

Jamaican citizen admits to illegally re-entering U.S.

Harold Anthony Soltau, 43, a citizen of Jamaica last living in Bridgeport, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136295-jamaican-citizen-admits-to-illegally-re-entering-us.html

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sound Tigers try to rediscover scoring touch

Game day Providence Bruins at Bridgeport Sound Tigers WHEN: Thursday, 7 p.m. WHERE: Webster Bank Arena WEBCAST: www.soundtigers.com RECORDS: Providence 22-16-0-3; Bridgeport 19-19-2-2 SEASON SERIES: Bridgeport leads 2-1. LAST MEETING: The Bruins won 5-4 at home Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-try-to-rediscover-scoring-touch-4237531.php

Drug bust nets federal felon, girlfriend

After a five-month investigation into drug dealing on the city's East Side, police served a search warrant Tuesday afternoon at a Standish Road apartment, arrested a city man and his Bridgeport girlfriend while seizing almost 50 grams of crack cocaine, with a street value of about $5,000, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Drug-bust-nets-federal-felon-girlfriend-4237620.php

DiMasi's 6 goals lead Trumbull past Fairfield

Trumbull's #9 A.J. DiMasi slaps a shot as Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe's #2 Conor Scharlop defends, during boys hockey action at the Wonderland of Ice in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/DiMasi-s-6-goals-lead-Trumbull-past-Fairfield-4237438.php

Rebecca MacLean Audet

... and her daughter, and their golden retriever, Boomer, her parents Julie Troy of Newtown, and Richard MacLean of Bridgeport; sister Katherine MacLean of Baltimore; brother Edward Cadden-MacLean of Easton; her in-laws Thomas and Meredith Audet of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/Obituaries/2013/01-January/2013-01-25__08-45-00/Rebecca+MacLean+Audet

Mangiacopra: 'I am prepared for the challenge'

At 31, he is the youngest candidate in the race so far, and has worked in Bridgeport in the mayor's office and the probate court; served as economic and community development coordinator for the Town of Monroe; and served as an aide to former Westport First Selectwoman Diane Farrell and current U.S. Rep.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/norwalk/db_44360/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=3c2VK6Ex&pn=0

FBI investigation results in sentencing of Blood gang members

... agencies, they focused on the narcotics trafficking activity in and around the Marina Village Housing Complex in Bridgeport, Connecticut with the main focus on the Marina Village Bloods, who have been found to be responsible for, or connected to, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/fbi-investigation-results-sentencing-of-blood-gang-members?cid=rss

No Campaign Money For Felons

... breaks faith with the public benefit from the public's largesse? In 2006, former state Sen. Ernest E. Newton of Bridgeport went to prison for almost five years after pleading guilty to federal bribery, mail fraud and tax evasion charges. The judge ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/news/opinion/editorials/hc-ed-no-campaign-money-for-felons-20130130,0,7985932.story

Health Notes: Better breathing, cancer survivor support and more

... and other health related agencies may e-mail items to scappetta@hersamacorn.com . Meets Friday, Feb. 22, 1:30, Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St. Open to anyone with chronic respiratory disease. To register, call 203-336-7375. Moving Forward support ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/9771/health-notes-better-breathing-cancer-survivor-support-and-more/

Mangiacopra: 'I am prepared for the challenge'

... youngest candidate in the race thus far. Mangiacopra has worked in both the mayor's office and Probate Court in Bridgeport; served as economic and community development coordinator for the Town of Monroe and served as campaign aides to both former ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Mangiacopra-I-am-prepared-for-the-challenge-4235729.php

Neighbors lose, developer wins battle

Rose Meekins of Bridgeport points out what she thinks is illegal dumping of large rocks on Mark IV Construction's property at 1234 Huntington Turnpike in Bridgeport on Wednesday, February 15, 2012.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Neighbors-lose-developer-wins-battle-4235705.php

Fairfield Businessman Named Top Masters Triathlete in U.S.

... in October. Thomas was the overall winner of the Stamford KIC It Triathlon and the Park City Mossman Triathlon in Bridgeport. He was the top overall finisher in six races last year, and won his age group in 10 of the 11 races he entered. The Ironman ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/sports/eastons-chris-thomas-named-masters-triathlete-year

Health-Aide Charged In Theft From Fairfield Patient

... victim's home-health aides told investigators that Sasha Garcia, 22, was fired for similar thefts in Westport and Bridgeport, police say. Officers interviewed her while in police custody for larceny charges, and she admitted to the Fairfield theft, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/health-aide-charged-theft-fairfield-patient

Man Charged w/14 Offenses Following High Speed Chase w/Milford Police

On December 14th, 2012, Milford Police observed a vehicle make an improper right turn on Bridgeport Avenue at a high rate of speed.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/man-charged-w-14-offenses-following-high-speed-chase-w-milford-police

In Memoriam: Gerald DeLeo, 63

... DeLeo. He received his undergraduate degree from Baruch College in New York City and his MBA from University of Bridgeport. A longtime employee with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, later Pfizer, Inc., he retired in November of 2012 as Manager of Biotech ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://bethel.patch.com/articles/in-memoriam-gerald-deleo-63

Obituary: Robert E. Harrington, Jr., age 78

Robert E. Harrington, Jr. , age 78, of Milford, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Bridgeport Hospital.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/obituary-robert-e-harrington-jr-age-78

Foundation grant makes collaboration between KEYS program, orchestras possible

Erica Messina, conductor for the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra, leads a group of KEYS students during string-orchestra event at Roger Ludlowe Middle School.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136257-foundation-grant-makes-collaboration-between-keys-program-orchestras-possible.html

Harding hands Bassick 4th straight loss

... Clemons said. "I'm sure in 10 years when him and Davaun are out, they'll see each other and laugh about it. It's Bridgeport. It's basketball. It's a rivalry. It's no big deal." Devan Bramwell 6 0-0- 13; Donald Young 1 0-0 2; Anthony Brown 3 2-2 8; ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/highschool/article/Harding-hands-Bassick-4th-straight-loss-4234184.php

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Obituary: Elizabeth Bell Moore, Age 50

... excellence in the language. After earning her Bachelors' Degree in Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport in 1984, Liz went on to work at Cadbury Schweppes, United States Surgical Corp. and was a Senior Contract Administrator at ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://shelton.patch.com/articles/obituary-elizabeth-bell-moore-age-50

Police: Pedestrian Pulled From Windshield In Fairfield

... the car, and he was alive and conscious at the time, police said. He was taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment. The driver failed a field sobriety test at the scene of the accident, according to police reports. Chad Reck, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-pedestrian-pulled-windshield-fairfield

Man critical after Bridgeport shooting

... the area at the time of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Christopher Lamaine of the Bridgeport Police Department Detective Division at 203-581-5206. A 30-year-old man was critically wounded Tuesday after he was shot at the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Man-critical-after-Bridgeport-shooting-4233811.php

Reduced hours may keep workers in jobs, avert layoffs

... the national unemployment crisis a condition of wasted potential, according to Bloomberg News. The Workplace in Bridgeport, one of Connecticut's five Workforce Development Boards, focuses on long-term unemployment and its effects, which can include ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Reduced-hours-may-keep-workers-in-jobs-avert-4234002.php

Man critical after Bridgeport shooting

... ing the area at the time of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Lt. Christopher Lamaine of the Bridgeport Police Department Detective Division at 203-581-5206.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=0qlUoCzT&pn=0

Voice of the People: Jan. 29, 2013

Tonight many of you have a lot to say about a rough arrest in Bridgeport. And you're also weighing in about New Haven Mayor John DeStefano stepping down after 20 years in office.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/connecticut/voice-of-the-people-jan-29-2013

Duane 'Buck' LaViolette, 63, Fairfield Vietnam War Vet

He was born in Bridgeport to Lester and Ruth Choun LaViolette. He graduated from Bullard-Havens Technical High School in 1967.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/duane-buck-laviolette-63-fairfield-vietnam-war-vet

Theodore Wilson III, 27, Norwalk Crossing Guard

He was born May 31, 1985, the son of Jannett D. Keller of Norwalk and Theodore R. Wilson Jr. of Bridgeport. He attended Norwalk public schools and graduated from Briggs High School. He worked as a crossing guard for the City of Norwalk Community ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://norwalk.dailyvoice.com/obituaries/theodore-wilson-iii-27-norwalk-crossing-guard

No question: Bridgeport cops deserve firing

If there's a more compelling example of "conduct unbecoming," of conduct that smears the badges and uniforms of hard-working police officers, of conduct that rightly makes citizens in Bridgeport distrustful of their police department, it was the daylight assault -- a kicking and stomping frenzy -- thrown by three thugs in Bridgeport police ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/No-question-Bridgeport-cops-deserve-firing-4233406.php

No question: Bridgeport cops deserve firing

If there's a more compelling example of "conduct unbecoming," of conduct that smears the badges and uniforms of hard-working police officers, of conduct that rightly makes citizens in Bridgeport distrustful of their police department, it was the daylight assault -- a kicking and stomping frenzy -- thrown by three thugs in Bridgeport police ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_12482/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=0bvYmdpk&pn=0

Soup's on: Chowdafest to stir up a tasty pre-Super Bowl party

Chef Quahog, the mascot for the annual Chowdafest competition, plans to be at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn., Sunday, Feb.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Soup-s-on-Chowdafest-to-stir-up-a-tasty-4233027.php

Utility: Conn. couple stole electricity for 7 years

... from police custody after posting $25,000 bonds. They are slated to be arraigned on Feb. 6 at Superior Court in Bridgeport. Theft of utilities is the use of power without a contract with the supplier or a partial or total bypass of a meter to make ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/UI-Couple-stole-electricity-for-7-years-4232445.php

Soup's on: Chowdafest to stir up a tasty pre-Super Bowl party

... bisques. The competition returns for a fifth year on Sunday, Feb. 3, to the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport. These are much larger digs than Bedford Middle School in Westport, which had been its home since Keenan and other members of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.norwalkcitizenonline.com/norwalk/db_44360/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=4o6UH2pI&pn=0

Man Wounded In Bridgeport Shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday morning at the Charles F. Green Homes apartment complex on Washington Avenue, police said. The victim was shot at least once between buildings 4 and 5. He is listed in critical condition at St. Vincent's Medical Center, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/bridgeport/hc-bridgeport-shooting-0130-20130129,0,3967691.story?track=rss

Man critical after Bridgeport shooting

A man was critically wounded in a shooting at Charles F. Greene Homes apartment complex early Tuesday afternoon, police said. The victim, an unidentified male, was shot at least once and was is listed in critical condition at St. Vincent's Medical Center. The shooting occurred...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Man-critical-after-Bridgeport-shooting-4232600.php

Heat fails at Rescue Mission facility

The furnace at the Bridgeport Rescue Mission's Women's Center, which houses 15 women in the mission's addiction recovery program, broke over the weekend, and shelter personnel are scrambling to replace it.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Heat-fails-at-Rescue-Mission-facility-4232596.php

Soup's on: Chowdafest to stir up a tasty pre-Super Bowl party

Chef Quahog, the mascot for the annual Chowdafest competition, plans to be at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn., Sunday, Feb.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/Soup-s-on-Chowdafest-to-stir-up-a-tasty-4232342.php

From 'Broadway' to the Super Bowl all in one weekend for kids' choir

... County Children's Choir members, clockwise from top right, Rajane Brown, Zev Green and Lazarus Brown, all of Bridgeport. Photo: Contributed Photo Soloists at the Fairfield County Children's Choir Broadway concert on Saturday, Feb. 2, all from ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.norwalkcitizenonline.com/news/article/From-Broadway-to-the-Super-Bowl-all-in-one-4232247.php

Three Charged In Thefts At Fairfield Home Depot

... scene and is due in court Feb. 7. The other two arrests were related to incidents in 2012. Earlier this month a Bridgeport man was charged with thefts from Home Depot that occurred in November and December, according to police reports. Investigators ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/three-charged-thefts-fairfield-home-depot

Police reports

... fleeing in a vehicle. Police located the suspect and the second man, Domenic Alston, 23, of Maplewood Avenue in Bridgeport, hiding inside Hagans' home in Stratford. Hagans was charged with home invasion, risk of injury to a minor, first-degree ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136266-police-reports.html

UI: Couple stole electricity for 7 years

... from police custody after posting $25,000 bonds. They are slated to be arraigned on Feb. 6 at Superior Court in Bridgeport. Theft of utilities is the use of power without a contract with the supplier or a partial or total bypass of a meter to make ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/UI-Couple-stole-electricity-for-7-years-4232445.php

NAACP calls for arrest of cops in CT beating

A screen grab from a video, posted on YouTube on Jan. 6, 2013, showing three Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/NAACP-calls-for-arrest-of-cops-in-beating-4230386.php

Congress passes Sandy aid

... to United Illuminating Senior Vice President John Prete, left, during a tour of the Congress Street substation in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday October 30, 2012. At right is UI's CEO Jim Torgerson. the group came to the city after severe damage from ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/local/article/Congress-passes-50-5-billion-Sandy-aid-bill-4230450.php

Record-high RR ridership

15th, 2012. The girls said they like the new trains. Veronica Diggs, of Bridgeport, rides Metro North a couple of times a week to visit family in New Rochelle, NY.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dariennewsonline.com/local/article/New-Haven-Line-sets-record-for-high-ridership-4230305.php

Mary Perrini Perachio

... Hospital, died January 27, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 12, 1921, in Bridgeport, she was a daughter of the late John and Nicolina Petitte Perrini. Survivors include her three loving sons, Robert Perachio and his ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/Obituaries/2013/01-January/2013-01-29__08-17-12/Mary+Perrini+Perachio

Point in Time in takes place today

The 2013 Point in Time in Bridgeport and across the nation is happening today. The Point-in-Time count is a one-day, statistically reliable, unduplicated count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless individuals and families in the county.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136255-point-in-time-in-takes-place-today.html

$1M lawsuit alleges Bridgeport police brutality

A man seen on a video posted on YouTube being beaten by three Bridgeport police officers has filed a $1 million lawsuit, while NAACP leaders are calling on police officials to arrest and fire the officers.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/crime/article/1M-lawsuit-alleges-Bridgeport-police-brutality-4231751.php

$1M lawsuit alleges Bridgeporta

A man seen on a video posted on YouTube being beaten by three Bridgeport police officers has filed a $1 million lawsuit, while NAACP leaders are calling on police officials to arrest and fire the officers.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/connecticut/1M-lawsuit-alleges-Bridgeport-police-brutality_78542488

Schools, Byram Pool Top Priorities for Residents

During the first of many public airings of the proposed capital projects the Town of Greenwich may undertake next year, school maintenance and the replacement of the Byram Park pool were at the top of the list.



via Greenwich Newswire http://greenwich.patch.com/articles/schools-byram-pool-top-priorities-for-residents

Woman Used Fake ID, Even With Police, in Ongoing Fraud Scheme

A fraudulent but active ID had allowed a Bridgeport woman to rack up more than $8,000 in illegal credit card charges and she may have gotten away with it for a while longer if not for an American passport that revealed her true identity, police said Monday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://southington.patch.com/articles/police-woman-used-fake-id-even-with-detectives-in-ongoing-fraud-scheme

Southington Police Blotter: Jan. 25 - 28

... Police Department reported the following arrests: Jan. 25 Sevaria Douglas, 30, of 157 Virginia Ave. in Bridgeport, was charged with second-degree larceny, interfering with an officer, criminal impersonation, third-degree forgery, forgery of a credit ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://southington.patch.com/articles/southington-police-blotter-jan-25-28

Rutigliano Ready to Dish

... chowder and soup competition, has grown so popular that it will be relocated to the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Sunday February 3, 2013 from 11AM -4PM. The event started with 400 first year attendees and grew to over 5,000 participants in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/articles/rutigliano-ready-to-dish

STATE v. CIULLO

... have found the following facts. The defendant owned and rented out a house located at 172 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich. In May, 2007, the defendant and his neighbor, Rose Pinchuk, were involved in a dispute over a stone wall and pillars that border ...



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NAACP calls for arrest of cops in beating

Just days after a video of a vicious beating by Bridgeport police drew 80,000 viewers on YouTube, NAACP leaders are calling for the arrest and firing of the three cops involved, while lawyers for the apparent victim filed a $1 million lawsuit.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=sOn2eVAm&pn=0

NAACP calls for arrest of cops in beating

A screen grab from a video, posted on YouTube on Jan. 6, 2013, showing three Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/NAACP-calls-for-arrest-of-cops-in-beating-4230386.php

In Context: War Report, Segment 1

... series In Context produced by MDR Productions, Inc. In Context originates at Pacifica affiliate WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT whose signal reaches most of Connecticut and parts of New York. For further information and an archive of programs, please ...



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Monday, January 28, 2013

Feds claim Stamford trader tricked TARP-backed funds

... New York City home and was released Monday after pleading not guilty of 16 charges at the U.S. District Court in Bridgeport. Litvak is also facing civil charges filed against him by the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission . Jefferies has not ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Feds-claim-Stamford-trader-tricked-TARP-backed-4230596.php

NAACP calls for arrest of cops in brutal beating

A screen grab from a video, posted on YouTube on Jan. 6, 2013, showing three Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/NAACP-calls-for-arrest-of-cops-in-brutal-beating-4230386.php

Congress passes $50.5 billion Sandy aid bill

... to United Illuminating Senior Vice President John Prete, left, during a tour of the Congress Street substation in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday October 30, 2012. At right is UI's CEO Jim Torgerson. the group came to the city after severe damage from ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Congress-passes-50-5-billion-Sandy-aid-bill-4230450.php

Bridgeport Port Authority asks city for bailout

... authority in Connecticut -- is a quasipublic organization responsible for promoting the use and development of Bridgeport's waterfront. Several years ago, the authority borrowed $900,000 from lender Titan-LB LLC to help build a $6.4 million, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-Port-Authority-asks-city-for-bailout-4230429.php

Survey: State teachers oppose carrying guns

Bridgeport teacher Gary Peluchette said the closest thing to a weapon in his home is a crA me brulee torch.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=ZusxxRlz&pn=0

NAACP calls for arrest of cops in brutal beating

Just days after a vicious beating by Bridgeport police drew 80,000 viewers on YouTube, NAACP leaders are calling for the arrest and firing of the three cops involved, while lawyers for the apparent victim filed a $1 million lawsuit.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=BxIuNRNa&pn=0

Blumenthal tours Bridgeport before Sandy vote

... that we will approve the money today and Connecticut will get its fair share," he said. During the brief stop in Bridgeport, Finch gave Blumenthal pictures of the flooded South End, taken right after the storm, to bring to Washington.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=Ue43zUtu&pn=0

Warren Howard Chewning

Warren Howard Chewning, 91 of Southport, CT, formerly of Palmer, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, CT.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://breezecourier.com/main.asp?SubSectionID=580&ArticleID=136919&SectionID=56

Rebecca MacLean Audet

... and her daughter, and their golden retriever, Boomer, her parents Julie Troy of Newtown, and Richard MacLean of Bridgeport; sister Katherine MacLean of Baltimore; brother Edward Cadden-MacLean of Easton; her in-laws Thomas and Meredith Audet of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/Obituaries/2013/01-January/2013-01-25__08-45-00/Rebecca+MacLean+Audet

Port Chester Store Worker Charged in $1,000 Theft

... the theft of $1,000 from the store, according to Port Chester Police. Geralda L. Francilme of 690 Fairview Ave., Bridgeport, CT, was charged with petty larceny on Saturday after representatives of the Bed, Bath & Beyond store, 24 Waterfront Place, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://portchester.patch.com/articles/port-chester-store-worker-charged-in-1-000-theft

Cashier pocketed $1,000, Port Chester police say

... the cash when they confronted her about it, village police said. Geralda Francilme, 18, of 690 Fairview Ave., Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested Saturday night and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor, police spokesman Lt. James Ladeairous said. ...



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Blumenthal tours Bridgeport before Sandy vote

... that we will approve the money today and Connecticut will get its fair share," he said. During the brief stop in Bridgeport, Finch gave Blumenthal pictures of the flooded South End -- taken right after the storm -- to bring to Washington.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=Ue43zUtu&pn=0

Stratford Police Following Leads In Armed Robbery

... ployee before fleeing in a blue-green Chrysler minivan, police said. Stratford officers followed the minivan into Bridgeport while trying to pull it over, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.courant.com/community/stratford/hc-stratford-robbery-0129-20130128,0,2321261.story

New midwife suite, the Birthplace at St. Vincent's opens

... pose for a photo as the ribbon is cut to officially open the new Birthplace at St. Vincent's. (contributed photo) Bridgeport, CT - On December 10th, St. Vincent's Medical Center officially opened its new midwifery suite, the Birthplace at St. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.stamfordplus.com/stm/information/nws1/publish/health/New-midwife-suite-the-Birthplace-at-St-Vincent-s-opens19277.shtml

Harbor Yard Classic: Bassick vs. St. Joseph

Boys basketball action between Bassick and St. Joseph at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/slideshow/Harbor-Yard-Classic-Bassick-vs-St-Joseph-55833.php

Two suspects on the loose after stickup

... and white sneakers. Stratford cops, on the lookout for the minivan, chased the suspects on Interstate 95 south to Bridgeport, where police there joined the chase. The minivan exited the highway, but crashed on East Main Street near Nichols Street on ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Two-suspects-on-the-loose-after-stickup-4227661.php

DUI for man who struck pedestrian in Fairfield

... Sgt. Suzanne Lussier said. The victim was conscious, she said, and taken to St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment. The initial investigation found that Reck was heading north on Longfellow Avenue when he hit the pedestrian, who ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Man-charged-with-DUI-after-striking-pedestrian-on-4227329.php

Blumenthal tours Bridgeport before Sandy vote

... that we will approve the money today and Connecticut will get its fair share," he said. During the brief stop in Bridgeport, Finch gave Blumenthal pictures of the flooded South End -- taken right after the storm -- to bring to Washington. The ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Blumenthal-tours-Bridgeport-before-Sandy-vote-4229412.php

Police: Pedestrian Pulled From Windshield In Fairfield

... the car, and he was alive and conscious at the time, police said. He was taken to St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment. The driver failed a field sobriety test at the scene of the accident, according to police reports. Chad Reck, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.dailyvoice.com/police-fire/police-pedestrian-pulled-windshield-fairfield

Julia Sopchak, born at Milford Hospital in 1922, dies at age 89

... living in Devon, she graduated from Milford High School in 1941. During WWII she worked at General Electric in Bridgeport in the defense industry. After the war she met her husband while employed at Sun Oil Co. in Bridgeport. Her husband was ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/julia-sopchak-born-at-milford-hospital-in-1922-dies-at-age-89

Robert M. Davis, co-founder of the Windjammers Sailing Club, dies at age 96

... where the gull wing Corsair was built, and vice-president of Lindquist Supply, builders hardware division, of Bridgeport. In this latter capacity, he worked as a consultant, along with architects, on many building projects, such as office buildings, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://milford.patch.com/articles/robert-m-davis-co-founder-of-the-windjammers-sailing-club-dies-at-age-96

Stratford robbery results in chase into Brigeport

Employees of a Stratford video store were tied up during a robbery that led to a chase into Bridgeport Sunday, Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136235-stratford-robbery-results-in-chase-into-brigeport.html

Violation of a Protective Order and a Car Off the Road

... to the call. Violation of a Protective Order Fairfield police arrested Brian McNulty, 27, of Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport on Monroe's warrant Sunday and turned him over the Monroe Police Department at around 5:03 p.m. McNulty allegedly violated a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://monroe.patch.com/articles/violation-of-a-protective-order-and-a-car-off-the-road

Malloy to Announce Natural Disaster Legislation

... he U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a federal Sandy aid packageon Monday and Sen. Richard Blumenthal will be in Bridgeport on Monday morning, touring Marina Village, an area hit hard by superstorm Sandy.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/50613560/ns/local_news-hartford_ct/

Wintry mix could mess with Monday commute

Snow, freezing rain and sleet is headed to Bridgeport and most of southern Connecticut Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather service.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136226-wintry-mix-could-mess-with-monday-commute.html

A Mother Informs Herself to Advocate for Her Children

... draw knowledge. The only option I had was to look to what comes closest. I currently work in behavioral health in Bridgeport, CT. Our clientele tend to be those who have witnessed and experienced trauma that the average person will be blessed to not ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://newtown.patch.com/articles/a-mother-informs-herself-to-advocate-for-her-children

An extensive look at the GMC coaching scene

... * Woroniecki is a 27-year-old who played his scholastic ball at Old Bridge before playing for the University of Bridgeport. Woroniecki, who lives in Woodbridge and teaches in Rahway, was a varsity assistant for Kevin Boyle at St. Patrick's for three ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nj.com/hssports/blog/boysbasketball/index.ssf/2013/01/an_extensive_look_at_the_gmc_coaching_scene.html

My weekend with Monsignor Wallin

... other cross-dressing friends into the rectory to have sex. He was the pastor of the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Bridgeport . He was a chaplain to the Knights of Malta. He was also the priest who came into my best friend's hospital room not long ago ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/My-weekend-with-Monsignor-Wallin-4224343.php

Arcobello a budding star on ice

... for the Oklahoma City Barons with an Edmonton Oilers contract. But earlier this week, Matt Sather stood in Bridgeport and thought back to one of the reasons Arcobello is here. A decade ago, the Fairfield Prep Jesuits were working on the power play. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310544/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=7Y7k9R8t&pn=0

Police say drunk student damaged cell

A University of Bridgeport student shoved an officer and damaged a holding cell after his arrest Thursday night, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43466/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=7wSMvGXA&pn=0

Cops: Armed robbery ends in Bridgeport crash

The car chase ended at Nichols and East Main streets in Bridgeport about 90 minutes after the 5:39 p.m. robbery at GameStop, 411 Barnum Ave.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Cops-Armed-robbery-ends-in-Bridgeport-crash-4227661.php

Non-complying swing set not child's play for Westport zoning officials

... rejected that appeal. A month later, he filed an appeal against the ZBA's decision in the state Superior Court in Bridgeport. That move suspended any action by the P&Z Department against Moskowitz until the appeal is resolved, allowing him to keep ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Non-complying-swing-set-not-child-s-play-for-1349734.php

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Cops: Armed robbery ends in Bridgeport crash

The car chase ended at Nichols and East Main streets in Bridgeport about 90 minutes after the 5:39 p.m. robbery at GameStop, 411 Barnum Ave.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=e8UAJ8FY&pn=0

Hundreds Turn Out In Downtown To Rock For Newtown

... "but we realized that our purpose there was to lift some spirits." The self-described "gypsy-swing" band from Bridgeport was performing again with the hope of lifting spirits, this time joining dozens of other groups for "Downtown Rocks For ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctnow.com/news/hc-hundreds-turn-out-in-downtown-to-rock-for-newtown-20130127,0,2176444.story?track=rss

Catholic Church official's meth business resembled TV's 'Breaking Bad'

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wisconsingazette.com/national-gaze/catholic-church-officials-meth-business-resembled-tvs-breaking-bad.html

Cops: Armed robbery ends in Bridgeport crash

The car chase ended at the corner of Nichols Street and East Main Street in Bridgeport about 90 minutes after the 5:39 p.m. robbery at GameStop, 411 Barnum Avenue Cutoff, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Cops-Armed-robbery-ends-in-Bridgeport-crash-4227661.php

Bridgeport area businesses urged to sign physical activity pledge

... At least, that's according to members of Get Healthy CT, a coalition of businesses and organizations in Greater Bridgeport that have collaborated to reduce obesity in the region. Last year, the group launched a healthy eating pledge, urging ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=clRdZQpn&pn=0

Shots reportedly fired at poilce dog after chase ends in Bridgeport

A robbery at a Stratford video game store set off a chase that ended in Bridgeport with shots fired at a Stratford Police dog Sunday, Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136222-shots-reportedly-fired-at-poilce-dog-after-chase-ends-in-bridgeport.html

Bridgeport area businesses urged to sign physical activity pledge

... At least, that's according to members of Get Healthy CT, a coalition of businesses and organizations in Greater Bridgeport that have collaborated to reduce obesity in the region. Last year, the group launched a healthy eating pledge, urging ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Bridgeport-area-businesses-urged-to-sign-physical-4227508.php

Kenneth L. Strother

... Ruth Cornelia Stevenson of Harrisonburg; two sons, Kenneth Wayne Barber of Waynesboro and Lee Franklin Boyd of Bridgeport, Conn.; three sisters, Gloria Moats of Moyers, W.Va., Nancy Moats of Mount Solon and Karen Hall of Staunton; one brother, ...



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Some Easton police officers will collect two pensions when they retire

... and firefighters to earn a generous pension after a short term of service, said David Walker , founder of the Bridgeport-based Comeback America Initiative. "The assumption is it's a high-risk, stressful occupation, so we should only expect (a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Some-Easton-police-officers-will-collect-two-1661136.php

Gun control advocates organize firearm buy-back programs

... of the guns." Police departments are aiding the effort by organizing gun buy-back programs. One such program in Bridgeport, Connecticut, collected about 600 weapons. Several groups solicited private donations to reimburse former gun owners for their ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.kvue.com/home/188600851.html

Connecticut cops kicked and stomped on man downed by stun gun: video

The police chief in Bridgeport, Conn., the state's largest city, moved three officers to desk duty after a video appeared on YouTube in which they stomped on and repeatedly kicked a man after a stun gun had already rendered him inert, reported the Associated Press .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/01/27/connecticut-cops-kicked-and-stomped-on-man-downed-by-stun-gun-video/

Info sessions for displaced Butler students

Three information sessions are scheduled to help those students displaced by last month's abrupt closing of Butler Business School in Bridgeport and Sawyer School locations in Hamden and Hartford.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=hQwpgE5K&pn=0

Info sessions for displaced Butler students

Three information sessions are scheduled to help those students displaced by last month's abrupt closing of Butler Business School in Bridgeport and Sawyer School locations in Hamden and Hartford.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Info-sessions-for-displaced-Butler-students-4227413.php

Bridgeport police seek leads in holdup

Police are requesting the public's help in identifying the two masked men involved in an armed bank holdup on Saturday.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43466/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=3&contentguid=Yf2AKwjZ&pn=0

'Monsignor Meth' dealt drugs, bought sex shop, feds say

Monsignor Kevin Wallin spoke at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/188581401.html

Cops accused of brutality: Bridgeport police beat suspect

Cops in Bridgeport, Conn. have been accused of brutality after a video surfaced showing them beating a suspect.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/cops-accused-of-brutality-bridgeport-police-beat-suspect?cid=rss

Funding College and Dance in Trumbull

... dances from the Minho region, with a Festa Portugal (Portuguese festival) from Recordacoes de Portugal, a local Bridgeport folk dance group! Drop in, and tap your feet, snap your fingers, or dance! Upcoming: Friends' of the Library Book Nook Sale. ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://trumbull.patch.com/articles/funding-college-and-dance-in-trumbull

Feds say former Connecticut priest sold meth, bought sex shop

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.kbnd.com/kbnd-news/national-news-stories/a039de4ca392532394bff9689d7e885f

Former priest sold meth, bought sex shop, feds say

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/01/27/feds-suspended-conn-priest-sold-meth-and-bought-sex-shop-to-launder-profits/

Rallies in D.C. for More Gun Control

... time hundreds of people from the west coast to the east coast packed gun buyback events. A gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Connecticut has been going on for a month. Officers say they have collected about 600 weapons. But, the gun control battle ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.local12.com/news/local/story/Rallies-in-D-C-for-More-Gun-Control/UI4uLIIwVUmVXYed0tCriQ.cspx?rss=2522

Steam

... hey scarcely even existed, the background of the group Steam is amazingly complex. Their story actually begins in Bridgeport, CT, in 1960-1961, with a group called the Chateaus, who cut a handful of unsuccessful records for Coral and Warner... MORE



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.rewind1055.com/iplaylist/artist/25372/

Chris Elsberry: Fairfield women rising above middling expectations

Fairfield University's #13 Alexys Vazquez drives to the basket as Marist's #14 Casey Dulin blocks, during womens basketball action at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/sports/article/Chris-Elsberry-Fairfield-women-rising-above-4224645.php

Priest faces drug charges

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.berkshireeagle.com/northeastnews/ci_22459629/priest-faces-drug-charges?source=rss

Funding for various projects heading to Bridgeport

Bridgeport legislators announce approval by the state Bond Commission Jan. 25 of more than $1.3 million for various projects in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/thebridgeportnews/news/localnews/136186-funding-for-various-projects-heading-to-bridgeport.html

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Saturday's local college basketball roundup: Sacred Heart women, Bridgeport men, women post wins

Gabrielle Washington scored a game-high 24 points as Sacred Heart defeated Monmouth 56-42 Saturday at Fairfield in a rematch of last year's NEC women's basketball championship game.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310544/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=JQcfxNhz&pn=0

Police officers pulled off street after YouTube video surfaces

Three police officers in Bridgeport, Connecticut have been pulled off the street after a video surfaced that appears to show them attacking a man who was already subdued.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/northern_suburbs&id=8969480&rss=rss-wabc-article-8969480

Sound Tigers come up empty in loss at Norfolk

Maybe the all-star break arrives at a good time for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers , plagued by injury and struggling to score.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Sound-Tigers-come-up-empty-in-loss-at-Norfolk-4226494.php

'Monsignor Meth': Wild Details on Priest Who Allegedly...

... also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." 61-year-old Wallin was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



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The life and times of a meth priest

... about Monsignor Kevin Wallin's legal troubles Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 following mass at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Phung Huynh, a long time member of St. Augustine Parish, where Monsignor Kevin Wallin was ...



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Collared -The life and times of a meth priest

... about Monsignor Kevin Wallin's legal troubles Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 following mass at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Phung Huynh, a long time member of St. Augustine Parish, where Monsignor Kevin Wallin was ...



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Weekend Events: Redding Landscape Photography Exhibit, Chinosaurs and More

... today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information. Bridgeport: Bridgeport Theatre Company Presents "Next to Normal" Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT ...



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Feds: Connecticut priest 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drugs, bought sex shop

Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks May 4, 2006, at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Delegation vows support of immigration reform

Laura Maranon, a Bridgeport Parent Leader, speaks during a community forum, calling for a path to citizenship for all undocumented immigrants by Connecticut Students for a DREAM, Friday, Jan.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Delegation-vows-support-of-immigration-reform-4226176.php

Federal Investigation Paints Lurid Picture of Priest Involved in Meth Distribution Ring

More questions than answers remained this week after federal investigators and state police broke up a sophisticated cross-country methamphetamine distribution ring that they said involved a Bridgeport priest with ties to a North Haven adult shot, and four other individuals that, according to affidavits in the case, often times seemed more bizarre ... (more)



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Monsignor dealt meth, bought sex shop

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.elpasotimes.com/newupdated/ci_22457688/monsignor-dealt-meth-bought-sex-shop

Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop in Connecticut

Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn., on May 4, 2006.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug

... people arrested and indicted by a grand jury this month. Wallin resigned as pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. Diocese of Bridgeport officials suspended him last May. A diocese spokesman ...



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3 police officers accused of brutality

... over the motionless man and begin kicking him. A third officer drives up and attacks him. No complaint was filed. Bridgeport city spokeswoman Elaine Ficarra said Saturday that all three officers are on desk duty while authorities investigate the May ...



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Immigrant advocates seek citizenship

... involved include Connecticut Students for a DREAM, United Latino an Accion and the Brazilian Immigrant Center in Bridgeport. Camila Bortolleto of the students' group says they are calling on leaders to pass legislation that "keeps families together ...



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Bridgeport gun buyback nets 500 weapons

... in Connecticut's biggest city has netted more than 500 weapons, including several dozen assault-style weapons. Bridgeport city officials say more than $150,000 has been donated in the form of cash and grocery store gift cards to buy guns back from ...



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3 Bridgeport Police Officers Accused of Brutality

... over the motionless man and begin kicking him. A third officer drives up and attacks him. No complaint was filed. Bridgeport city spokeswoman Elaine Ficarra said Saturday that all three officers are on desk duty while authorities investigate the May ...



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Rebecca MacLean Audet

... and her daughter, and their golden retriever, Boomer, her parents Julie Troy of Newtown, and Richard MacLean of Bridgeport; sister Katherine MacLean of Baltimore; brother Edward Cadden-MacLean of Easton; her in-laws Thomas and Meredith Audet of ...



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Strife inside Bridgeport NAACP

An internal leadership battle within the Bridgeport chapter of NAACP became glaringly public when the frustrated president called police to stifle criticism of her leadership.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in 2006 in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

... In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn. U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin said Saturday he will not seek a sixth term in 2014, a decision that frees a new ...



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt, bought sex shop

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



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McKnight, St. Joseph rout Bassick

St. Joseph's #3 Jake Pelletier, bottom, tries to hold onto the ball as Bassick players #10 Devan Bramwell, top, and #2 Curhone Baldwin try to steal it away, during boys basketball action at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug,...

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' Dealt Drug, Bought Sex Shop

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



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Strife inside Bridgeport NAACP

An internal leadership battle within the NAACP became glaringly public when the frustrated president of the Bridgeport called police to stifle criticism of her leadership.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Strife-inside-Bridgeport-NAACP-4225775.php

Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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YouTube Video Depicting Police Beating Sparks Investigation

Three Bridgeport police officers have been moved to administrative positions after their department learned of a YouTube video that allegedly shows them beating a suspect during an arrest.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

... In this May 4, 2006 photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn. As the Senate prepares to begin debating new gun control measures, some of President Barack Obama's ...



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Feds: 'Monsignor Meth' dealt drug, bought sex shop

... He has also been dubbed in some media as "Monsignor Meth." Wallin, 61, was the pastor of St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. He previously served six years as pastor ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.kansas.com/2013/01/26/2651294/feds-monsignor-meth-dealt-drug.html

Bridgeport to ring in the New Year with high school puckfest

... Year's Eve High School Faceoff hockey doubleheader will take place on Monday, Dec. 31, at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The first game will be a matchup between two Division I powerhouses: St. Joseph's of Trumbull and Notre Dame of Fairfield. ...



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Benefit Concert, Story Time, Roller Derby and More

... today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information. Bridgeport: Bridgeport Theatre Company Presents "Next to Normal" Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT ...



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Roadkill. It's What's for Dinner

... home? He asked police if he could take the roadkill home for the venison meat and an officer let him have it. Bridgeport police announced this week the seizure of hundreds of prescription medications - including the powerfull painkiller oxycodone - ...



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Chinasaurs, Next to Normal, and Other Weekend Events

... today and tomorrow to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline of each for more information. Bridgeport Theatre Company Presents "Next to Normal" Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT When: Friday, ...



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What's Up This Weekend: Christmas Tree Bonfires, Dinosaur Discoveries from China

... ELSEWHERE IN CONNECTICUT Bridgeport: Bridgeport Theatre Company Presents "Next to Normal" Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT When: ...



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What's Up This Weekend: Christmas Tree Bonfires, Dinosaur Discoveries from China

... When: 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 Cost: Free Description: Bring your Christmas tree to the annual tree burning. Bridgeport: Bridgeport Theatre Company Presents "Next to Normal" Where: Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St, Bridgeport, CT When: ...



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Bernard Werner Jr. of Milford dies at age 67

... Werner Jr. , age 67, of Milford, passed away on Wednesday January 23, 2013. He was born on February 16, 1945 in Bridgeport to the late Bernard Werner Sr. and Effie Sych Werner. Mr. Werner worked as a FAA supervisor at Bradley International Airport. ...



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The WilliesTIMES Square Bomb is a Puzzler

... 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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Not there for work: Connecticut's disappearing labor force

Faith Williams, of Bridgeport, helps Robert Diggs polish his resume at the Connecticut Department of Labor's CT Works Center in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Video shows police Tasering, stomping suspect

The fuzzy video uploaded on YouTube shows Bridgeport cops using a stun gun on a man in Beardsley Park as he tries to run from them.



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Admirals connect for two quick goals, beat Sound Tigers

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers worked hard for two periods and couldn't find a way to a second goal.



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State to fund repairs and upgrades in Bridgeport schools

State Sens. Andres Ayala and Anthony Musto welcomed the announcement that the state will release funding to allow for improvements to James J. Curiale School and Bullard-Havens Technical High School.



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Cops seen stomping suspect on video

A screen grab from a video, posted on YouTube on Jan. 6, 2013, showing three Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/article/Video-shows-police-Tasering-stomping-suspect-4224603.php

Tips on arguing: argument from authority

... CT. He was previously editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, Horizons, at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, CT. He has written articles on science and skepticism for several...



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Friday, January 25, 2013

Admirals connect for two quick goals, beat Sound Tigers

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers worked hard for two periods and couldn't find a way to a second goal.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Admirals-connect-for-two-quick-goals-beat-Sound-4225042.php

Shrinking labor force causing concern

Faith Williams, of Bridgeport, helps Robert Diggs polish his resume at the Connecticut Department of Labor's CT Works Center in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Not-there-for-work-Connecticut-s-disappearing-4225000.php

Black Rock's Tautog Tavern opens kitchen

Chris Andrews, part-owner of Tautog Tavern, a New England-style pub in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Black-Rock-s-Tautog-Tavern-opens-kitchen-4224860.php

Video shows police Tasering, stomping suspect

The fuzzy video uploaded on YouTube shows Bridgeport cops Tasering a man in Beardsley Park as he tries to run from them.



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Calif. man ordered to maintain foreclosed Bridgeport factory

A California man has been ordered to clean up a toxic spill and provide security to a Bridgeport building that he lost to the city through foreclosure.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Calif-man-ordered-to-maintain-foreclosed-4224767.php

Video shows police Tasering, stomping suspect

A screen grab from a video, posted on YouTube on Jan. 6, 2013, showing three Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Video-shows-police-Tasering-stomping-suspect-4224603.php

Plan to restore Revolutionary hero's grave wins approval

... , a local woman also working to restore several old cemeteries in Easton, and Bruce Williams , harbormaster in Bridgeport. Marks said she has spoken about the restoration work with Jim Bria , who has 36 years of experience repairing and restoring ...



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Family history no longer a mystery

... had another daughter that she'd given up for adoption. Florence Adelle Thomas had a baby girl out of wedlock in Bridgeport. "My aunt let it slip to my oldest daughter, and she told her sister, who felt she should tell me," Johnson said. "At first, I ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Family-history-no-longer-a-mystery-628158.php

State Police, Bridgeport Police Execute Search Warrants, Seize Firearms, Cash, Narcotics

On Friday, January 25, 2013, Detectives from the Statewide Urban Violence Cooperative Crime Control Task Force , assisted by the Bridgeport Police Uniform and Tactical Team, executed search and seizure warrants at two neighboring residences on Iranistan Avenue and Lewis Street in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ct.gov/despp/cwp/view.asp?Q=517756

Obituary: Philip Bogen, Age 78

... U. S. Navy Veteran, dedicating four years to our country. After his service in the Navy, he worked at Metro's in Bridgeport while attending the CT School of Electronics. Upon graduation, Philip became employed by Perkin/Elmer, where he was an ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://shelton.patch.com/articles/obituary-philip-bogen-age-78

Orange Police blotter: DUIs and breach of peace

... Post Road regarding a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers learned that Nathan Smith, 57, 83 Fremont Street, Bridgeport, had been loudly arguing with employees inside the store. Police say the arrestee began to struggle with an officer and refused to ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/amityobserver/news/local/136195-orange-police-blotter-duis-and-breach-of-peace.html

Obituary: Philip Bogen, 78, of Oxford

... U. S. Navy Veteran, dedicating four years to our country. After his service in the Navy, he worked at Metro's in Bridgeport while attending the CT School of Electronics. Upon graduation, Philip became employed by Perkin/Elmer, where he was an ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://oxford-ct.patch.com/articles/obituary-philip-bogen-78-of-oxford

Gun buyback nets more than 500 weapons

... in Connecticut's biggest city has netted more than 500 weapons, including several dozen assault-style weapons. Bridgeport city officials say more than $150,000 has been donated in the form of cash and grocery store gift cards to buy guns back from ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bridgeport-gun-buyback-nets-more-than-500-weapons-4223887.php

New life for Bridgeport eyesore

Bob Carlson, owner/contractor of 333 State Street in Bridgeport, gives a tour of the building's model residential unit on Thursday, January 17, 2012.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bringing-333-State-back-4222096.php

Federal Investigation Paints Lurid Picture of Priest Involved in Meth Distribution Ring

More questions than answers remained this week after federal investigators and state police broke up a sophisticated cross-country methamphetamine distribution ring that they said involved a Bridgeport priest with ties to a North Haven adult shot, and four other individuals that, according to affidavits in the case, often times seemed more bizarre ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://northhaven.patch.com/articles/federal-investigation-paints-lurid-picture-of-bridgeport-priest-involved-in-meth-distribution-ring-2c4f087c

Police: Man Arrested In Stamford New Year's Stabbing

... of stabbing another man at a New Year's Eve Party , according to Lt. Diedrich Hohn. Rigoberto Ramos, 22, of Bridgeport, is expected to be charged with first-degree assault, and is being held on a $25,000 bond, Hohn said. According to Hohn, shortly ...



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Evelyn Lucille "Lucy" Oates, age 90

... August 17, 1922, the youngest of six children and only daughter of Jacob and Eliza Thompson. The family moved to Bridgeport in 1936 and she was a graduate of Bassick High School in 1937. In her youth, she began a personal relationship with Jesus ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.milfordmirror.com/3318/evelyn-lucille-lucy-oates-age-90/

Police say drunk student damaged cell

A University of Bridgeport student shoved an officer and damaged a holding cell after his arrest Thursday night, police said.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/policereports/article/Police-say-drunk-student-damaged-cell-4223506.php

RSS Feed

... 2009, video image taken by Father Jame BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A babysitter accused of taking a 2-year-old girl to a late-night pool party and setting off a statewide Silver Alert in Connecticut has been arrested on a child-endangerment ...



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Deborah Bocchiere, 61, Retired Fairfield Postal Clerk

... from Andrew Warde High School in 1969. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a mail clerk in Stamford, Bridgeport and Trumbull. Bocchiere enjoyed traveling the country by car with her family, visiting 45 states and Canada. An animal lover, she ...



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Police say drunk student damaged cell

A University of Bridgeport student shoved an officer and damaged a holding cell after his arrest Thursday night, police said.



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Monsignor Meth: Priest Accused Of Dealing Drugs In The Rectory

... the mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher with a prominent Catholic priest. Monsignor Kevin Wallin of Bridgeport, Conn., is facing trial for selling up to $9,000 of methamphetamine a week and has been relieved of his ecumenical duties after ...



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Still more myths, lies and conspiracies about Sandy Hook

... images have not been released. Conspiracy sites have also pointed out that FEMA was holding a conference in Bridgeport, Ct. on the day of the massacre. The topic of this sinister conference? "Planning for the needs of Children in Disasters." The ...



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Rebecca MacLean Audet

... and her daughter, and their golden retriever, Boomer, her parents Julie Troy of Newtown, and Richard MacLean of Bridgeport; sister Katherine MacLean of Baltimore; brother Edward Cadden-MacLean of Easton; her in-laws Thomas and Meredith Audet of ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newtownbee.com/Obituaries/2013/01-January/2013-01-25__08-45-00/Rebecca+MacLean+Audet

Fairfield Morning Briefing: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 [Weekend Planner]

... to Talk Jobs, Gender Equality Fairfield Fifth-Grader Reflects on 2013 Inauguration Fairfield University, City of Bridgeport Announce Internship Collaboration Fairfield Students Named to UNH Dean's List Newtown News Center Police Blotter Local Voices ...



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Erik G. Nieman, former Foran Football Player, dies at age 41

... 2013 at his home in Milford. Beloved son of George A. and Ruthann Myers Nieman, he was born on March 15, 1971 in Bridgeport. He was a graduate of Joseph A. Foran High School, where he was a four year member of the football team. Upon graduating, ...



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Millbury Meets Its New Police Chief

... only Millbury residents who came out to honor Howell. A large contingent of police officers from New Haven and Bridgeport, Conn.; Cambridge; and Massachusetts State Police as well as countless family, friends and public officials from Connecticut ...



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Returning veterans face struggles returning to the home front

Veteran Alonzo Wiggins, a former resident at Homes for the Brave, uses the computer Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at the organization in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Returning-veterans-face-struggles-returning-to-2063925.php

Chowdafest: Cooking pride on the line

... in the Soup and Creative Chowder categories at the fourth annual Chowdafest Feb. 3 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The event is a fund-raiser sponsored by Stop & Shop and it benefits the Connecticut Food Bank. "I'm a competitive guy and this is ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.acorn-online.com/joomla15/trumbulltimes/news/localnews/136143-chowdafest-cooking-pride-on-the-line.html

Bridgeport police seek leads in holdup

Police are requesting the public's help in identifying the two masked men involved in an armed bank holdup on Saturday.



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No public hearing on Bridgeport superintendent job

The school board will get to assess the job Paul Vallas is doing as interim superintendent, but not the public.



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Forum seeks ways to reverse culture of violence

Have you ever known someone who had been bullied? Who committed suicide? Who was a victim of domestic violence? Who was assaulted or robbed? Donna Thompson-Bennett asked those questions of a group of about 50 people gathered at Congregation B'Nai Israel in Bridgeport on Wednesday evening for a forum on violence and how it has become a major public ... (more)



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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Fairfield Theatre Co. to present 'Soul Food Junkies'

... to healthy, fresh and affordable locally grown food; Mona Jackson , executive chef and CEO of Cook and Grow, a Bridgeport-based nonprofit that teaches youth how to make better choices about food and maintain healthy eating habits; Marilyn Moore , ...



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Sound Tigers see number of centermen dwindling

Game day Bridgeport Sound Tigers at Norfolk Admirals WHEN: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. WHERE: Scope, Norfolk, Va.



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No public hearing on Bridgeport superintendent job

The school board will get to assess the job Paul Vallas is doing as interim superintendent, but not the public.



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Forum seeks ways to reverse culture of violence

Have you ever known someone who had been bullied? Who committed suicide? Who was a victim of domestic violence? Who was assaulted or robbed? Donna Thompson-Bennett asked those questions of a group of about 50 people gathered at Congregation B'Nai Israel in Bridgeport Wednesday evening for a forum on violence and how it's become a major public ... (more)



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Fire damages Bridgeport house

Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to vent thick, heavy smoke from a burning North End house Thursday morning, and were able to confine most of the damage to the attic.



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Seeking meaningful steps to improve firefighter safety

The Executive Board of Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 would like to elaborate on the statements and content contained in the Connecticut Post article of Jan.



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Best and the rest of the past week

Thumbs up to the University of Bridgeport for receiving a $100,000 grant -- part of an overall grant of $1.1 million -- to do research in blood analysis.



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Bridgeport to Lead in Fuel Cell Energy

The city was chosen by the Dominion energy company as the site of a new 14.9-megawatt fuel cell power facility that will produce enough energy to power 15,000 homes.



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Fire damages Bridgeport house

Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to vent thick, heavy smoke from a burning North End house Thursday morning, and were able to confine most of the damage to the floor.



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Bridgeport police seek leads in holdup

Police are requesting the public's help in identifying the two masked men involved in an armed bank holdup on Saturday.



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Bridgeport men, women top Roberts Wesleyan

Both the Bridgeport men's and women's basketball teams led buzzer-to-buzzer in a pair of victories over Roberts Wesleyan Wednesday night.



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Bridgeport firefighters battle house fire

The first arriving engines encountered heavy smoke from the two and a half story, multi-family house at 154 Springdale St.



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City, Fairfield University announce internship collaboration

... they will be traversing I-95 or hopping Metro North to begin their spring semester internships for the city of Bridgeport. The internship initiative was announced Jan. 23 during a celebratory event in the mayor's office, and is the result of months ...



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19 Hot Jobs That Pay $80K or More

... salary for a computer systems analyst was $82,320 in 2011, but the highest-paid made substantially more - in Bridgeport, Conn., computer systems analysts earned approximately $100,900. Financial analysts study current and historical data, economic ...



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Fire at a multi-family Bridgeport home

Firefighters responded to a house fire in Bridgeport on Thursday morning. The first engines that arrived at 154 Springdale Street, say they encountered heavy smoke from the 2 1/2 story, multi-family home.



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Arctic winds could make it feel 10-below Thursday; more on Friday snow

Bridgeport and the region is in for another cold, windy day that could feature wind chill temperatures well below zero.



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Fire damages Bridgeport house

... displaced residents, and firefighters told dispatchers that three residents need treatment for smoke inhalation. BRIDGEPORT -- Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire at 154 Springdale St. in the North End, where 14 people have been turned out ...



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