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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Teacher prep programs need overhaul, panel finds

... on how well students score on standardized tests, is in the pilot phase in 10 school districts, including Bridgeport and Norwalk. So far, it has been widely criticized as too complicated and time consuming. Revamping the teacher prep process, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Teacher-prep-programs-need-overhaul-panel-finds-4398744.php

Charity hockey to help first responders

... charity hockey game at the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The Danbury Fire Department won 6-3. BRIDGEPORT -- Spotting Doug Bepko in his Bridgeport Police hockey jersey at a Sound Tigers game in January, a firefighter from Westchester ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Game-to-help-first-responders-fighting-cancer-4398672.php

NCAA Nebraska Duke Ba_Butt(7).jpg

... a year ago to Stanford 81-69 in Fresno, Calif. The Blue Devils' most recent regional championship was in 2006 in Bridgeport, Conn., where they beat Connecticut 63-61 for their most recent trip to the Final Four.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.heraldsun.com/news/localnews/x145786158/THEN-THERE-WAS-ONE

Teacher prep programs need overhaul, panel finds

... on how well students score on standardized tests, is in the pilot phase in 10 school districts, including Bridgeport and Norwalk. So far, it has been widely criticized as too complicated and time consuming. Revamping the teacher prep process, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Teacher-prep-programs-need-overhaul-panel-finds-4398698.php

Game to help first responders fighting cancer

... charity hockey game at the Danbury Ice Arena on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The Danbury Fire Department won 6-3. BRIDGEPORT -- Spotting Doug Bepko in his Bridgeport Police hockey jersey at a Sound Tigers game in January, a firefighter from Westchester ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Game-to-help-first-responders-fighting-cancer-4398672.php

Game to help first responders fighting cancer

Spotting Doug Bepko in his Bridgeport Police hockey jersey at a Sound Tigers game in January, a firefighter from Westchester County, N.Y., slipped the city police officer a business card and offered a challenge.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=qKo0FF9W&pn=0

Hospitals work to alleviate alarm fatigue

At Bridgeport Hospital, "talking bed rails" programmed to speak to patients in some areas of the hospital are helping to reduce the number of alarms that sound when a patient at risk for falling tries to get out of bed.



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

State to decide who pays for buried lines

The city and United Illuminating have asked state utility officials to decide who should foot the $3.6 million bill to bury power lines beneath Steel Point -- Bridgeport and the project developer, or the utility and its customers.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=ogqamvO7&pn=0

St. Margaret's: A message of rebirth

... Raphael's, were suggested to attend after their churches closed. "It's the most wonderful shrine in the city of Bridgeport, and I hope to continue coming here the rest of my life," said Nancy Bonitatibus after the 8 a.m. Easter Mass at this North ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=1&contentguid=MbCjx4Da&pn=0

Despite injuries, UConn one win from Final Four goal

... itself one win away from the reaching the Final Four. The Huskies will meet second-seeded Kentucky in the NCAA Bridgeport regional final tonight at Webster Bank Arena (7:30; ESPN). "I don't think anything can match what we've had to go through this ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_310545/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=0&contentguid=5BejDvoi&pn=0

Despite injuries, UConn one win from Final Four goal

... itself one win away from the reaching the Final Four. The Huskies will meet second-seeded Kentucky in the NCAA Bridgeport regional final tonight at Webster Bank Arena (7:30; ESPN). "I don't think anything can match what we've had to go through this ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/Despite-injuries-UConn-one-win-from-Final-Four-4398580.php

Who will pay to bury power lines?

A temporary staging area is set up as part of the Steel Pointe redevelopment project in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/State-to-decide-who-pays-for-buried-lines-4398498.php

At St. Margaret's, a message of rebirth

... Melita greets parishioners Gloria and Jack Rodrigues , of Trumbull, before Easter Mass at St. Margaret Shrine in Bridgeport, Conn. on Sunday, March 31. 2012. Photo: BK Angeletti, B.K. Angeletti Eva Bricento, of Bridgeport, touches the foot of Jesus ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/St-Margaret-s-A-message-of-rebirth-4398496.php

Guelph Storm players sent message before heading home

... back to their hometowns. Andrey Pedan is joining the New York Islanders' American Hockey League affiliate in Bridgeport, Conn., Tanner Richard is heading to Tampa Bay's AHL team in Syracuse shortly and Garret Sparks will join the Toronto Maple ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.guelphmercury.com/sports/article/910806--guelph-storm-players-sent-message-before-heading-home

This week in SW Connecticut

Monday: UConn takes on Kentucky at 7:30 p.m. in the Regional Finals of the NCAA tournament at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/news/slideshow/This-week-in-Southwestern-Connecticut-April-1-to-59454.php

This week in Southwestern Connecticut, April 1 to 7

Monday: UConn takes on Kentucky at 7:30 p.m. in the Regional Finals of the NCAA tournament at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/slideshow/This-week-in-Southwestern-Connecticut-April-1-to-59454.php

Bridgeport man faces drug charges

A raid on a Broadbridge Avenue residence last week resulted in the arrest of a Bridgeport man by State Police on a variety of drug charges.



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Wildcats hold off Blue Hens 69-62

... ) drives to the basket against Delaware's Trumae Lucas during the second half of a regional semifinal Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn. O'Neill scored 19 points as Kentucky won 69-62.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.thehawkeye.com/story/BC-BKW--NCAA-Delaware-Kentucky-3rd-Ld-Writethru-03-30-034045

School board names principal assistant superintendent

... a sixth-year degree in educational leadership. Montini said he spent his first year teaching at Curiale School in Bridgeport. After that he began teaching fourth, fifth, and sixth grades in Naugatuck. Montini was assistant principal at Hop Brook ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mycitizensnews.com/news/2013/03/school-board-names-principal-assistant-superintendent/

Obituary: Barbara Jean Wargo, 62, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Henry and Frances Rafa she had been a lifelong Fairfield resident.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/obituary-barbara-jean-wargo-62-lifelong-fairfield-resident

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Col BKB Connecticut 76 Maryland 50

... eight boards and blocked four shots for the Huskies (32-4), who advanced to the Elite Eight in the tournament's Bridgeport, Conn., regional. Moriah Jefferson contributed 10 points and Stefanie Dolson added nine points with 10 rebounds for UConn, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/213503464/scat/d5a8e031d9cda237

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 17 points, leading top-seeded Connecticut over Maryland 76-50 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ap.savannahnow.com/pstories/sports/20130330/1117887696.shtml

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

... Kelly Faris during the first half of a regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013. ((AP Photo/Jessica Hill)) "We got in a nice offensive flow," she said. "Once the transition game ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.twincities.com/sports/ci_22907637/uconn-women-run-past-maryland-76-50?source=rss

Kevin Duffy: Fairfield County, Arena have strong bid for UConn games

That's how serious Dowd has been about bringing UConn to Fairfield County, about making Webster Bank Arena -- the downtown Bridgeport venue that he oversees -- a "second home" for the Huskies.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/uconn/article/Kevin-Duffy-Fairfield-County-Arena-have-strong-4397259.php

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 17 points, leading top-seeded Connecticut over Maryland ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/213502914/scat/d5a8e031d9cda237

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

Breanna Stewart and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis each scored 17 points, leading top-seeded Connecticut over Maryland 76-50 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2013/03/30/2913220/uconn-women-run-past-maryland.html

UCONN Beats Maryland 76 - 50

The number-one seeded UCONN women's basketball team knocked off fourth-seeded Maryland 76-50 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, according to a report on ESPN.com . UCONN's Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart led the Huskies to victory with 17 points each during their Sweet 16 matchup against the Wildcats.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://stamford.patch.com/articles/uconn-beats-maryland-76-50

Huskies cruise past Terps, advance to Elite Eight

... UConn was just too much for No. 4 seed Maryland Saturday afternoon, as the Huskies defeated the Terps, 76-50, in Bridgeport Conn. to advance to the Elite Eight, where they will play Kentucky at 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Mosqueda-Lewis, who led the nation ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.swishappeal.com/2013/3/30/4165098/ncaa-womens-basketball-tournament-2013-connecticut-huskies-vs-maryland-terrapins

Col BKB (W): Connecticut 76, Maryland 50

... eight boards and blocked four shots for the Huskies (32-4), who advanced to the Elite Eight in the tournament's Bridgeport, Conn., regional. Moriah Jefferson contributed 10 points and Stefanie Dolson added nine points with 10 rebounds for UConn, ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.upi.com/Sports_News/2013/03/30/COL-BKB-W-Connecticut-76-Maryland-50/UPI-11151364679059/

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

... players during the first half of a women's NCAA college regional semifinal basketball game against Maryland in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas, center, threads between Connecticut ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ap.savannahnow.com/pstories/sports/20130330/1117877812.shtml

Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

... scored 19 points and A'dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to an end the stellar career of Delle Donne. It's the second straight season that Kentucky (30-5) ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ap.savannahnow.com/pstories/sports/20130330/1117876571.shtml

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart, right, tries to block a shot by Maryland center Alicia DeVaughn during the first half of an NCAA women's college regional semifinal basketball game in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.seattlepi.com/sports/article/UConn-women-run-past-Maryland-76-50-4397117.php

After drug arrests, man headed back to jail

... terms included a requirement that he tell his probation officer of any arrest. On Sept. 25, 2010, Underhill led Bridgeport police on a chase that began on Lindley Street and ended with him crashing his car into the rear of a home on Alyssa Lane in ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://m.ctpost.com/connpost/db_43460/contentdetail.htm?detailindex=2&contentguid=B2he86MI&pn=0

Lisa Oakes spurs Bridgeport's gymnasts

... time in its 26-year history thanks, in part, to a local gymnast. Suffern's Lisa Oakes helped the University of Bridgeport earn an invitation to regionals, the first non-Division I team to do so since Seattle Pacific University in 1987. Oakes, a ...



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UConn basketball women roll into the Elite Eight

Malina Howard, , of Maryland attempts to regain control of the ball as UConn defender Breanna Stewart attempts a steal during the second half of a NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.theday.com/article/20130330/SPORT06/130339982/1047/rss01

Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

... scored 19 points and A'dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to an end the stellar career of Delle Donne. It's the second straight season that Kentucky (30-5) ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/e06d0f97d3e845ff93d54ece6d4015bb/BKW--NCAA-Delaware-Kentucky

Maryland women lose to UConn

Maryland forward Alyssa Thomas threads between Connecticut forward Morgan Tuck, left, and forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis during the first half of the NCAA women's college regional semifinal game in Bridgeport, Conn., on March 30.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/maryland-women-lose-to-uconn/2013/03/30/2c9730a2-98d8-11e2-814b-063623d80a60_gallery.html

UConn women run past Maryland 76-50

Connecticut forward Breanna Stewart, right, tries to block a shot by Maryland center Alicia DeVaughn during the first half of an NCAA women's college regional semifinal basketball game in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/UConn-women-run-past-Maryland-76-50-4397117.php

Nutshell: Stewart, Jefferson lead UConn women

UConn's Breanna Stewart passes the ball around University of Maryland's Alicia DeVaughn, during the women's NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/uconn/article/Nutshell-Stewart-Jefferson-lead-UConn-women-4397111.php

Big Evans bucket helps lift Kentucky past Delaware

University of Delaware's Elena Delle Donne attempts a basket as she is blocked by University of Kentucky's Jelleah Sidney, during the women's NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/uconn/article/Big-Evans-bucket-helps-lift-Kentucky-past-Delaware-4397021.php

SEEN at the UConn game?

Were you SEEN at UCONN's women's basketball Sweet Sixteen playoff with Delaware held at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport? Saturday morning pre-game party 3/30/2013 Photo: Todd Tracy/ Hearst Connecticut Media Group Were you SEEN at UCONN's women's basketball Sweet Sixteen playoff with Delaware held at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport? ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/seen/slideshow/SEEN-at-UConn-vs-Maryland-59415.php

Kentucky women defeat Delaware 69-62 to reach Elite Eight

... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Kentucky had a comfortable 16-point cushion pulled out from under it, but the Cats held on to down Delaware 69-62 and ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/213502549/scat/2f6106f42c3d89e3

Troubling sign of city's future

On March 25, 2013, by a predictable 5-3 vote, Kenneth Moales Jr. was elected president of the Bridgeport Board of Education .



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Troubling-sign-of-city-s-future-4395547.php

Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, watches the first half of a regional semifinal between Delaware and Kentucky in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.timesunion.com/sports/article/Kentucky-women-hold-off-Delaware-69-62-4396989.php

UD women's basketball falls to Kentucky in NCAA Sweet 16

End to the Journey : Historic Season Comes to a Close as #15 Delaware's Comeback Falls Short in 69-62 NCAA Sweet 16 Setback to #7 Kentucky BRIDGEPORT, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.bluehens.com/teams/womens-basketball/stories/2013/march/033013a.html

Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 points and A'dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to an end the stellar career of Delle Donne.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://ap.thecabin.net/pstories/sports/20130330/1117853087.shtml

Kentucky stops Delaware, 69-62

University of Delaware's Elena Delle Donne attempts a basket as she is blocked by University of Kentucky's Jelleah Sidney, during the women's NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.newstimes.com/uconn/article/Kentucky-stops-Delaware-69-62-4397021.php

Kentucky women hold off Delaware 69-62

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, watches the first half of a regional semifinal between Delaware and Kentucky in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, March 30, 2013.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.mysanantonio.com/sports/article/Kentucky-women-hold-off-Delaware-69-62-4396989.php

Delle Donne scores 33, but Blue Hens fall to Kentucky

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Another second-half Delaware rally fell short, and the Blue Hens' dream season ended at the Webster Bank Arena today.



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NCAA Women's Sweet 16 in Bridgeport

University of Delaware's Elena Delle Donne on the court for pre-game warm up for the women's NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/slideshow/NCAA-Women-s-Sweet-16-in-Bridgeport-59411.php

Will police and fire be on the chopping block?

Faced with a possible $10 million cut in state aid in the governor's budget, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has already presented two unpalatable responses to residents: Open their wallets or weather cuts to public safety."You can't cut $10 million out of this budget without reducing the number of police and fire, or increasing property taxes.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Will-police-and-fire-be-on-the-chopping-block-4396830.php

Blue Hens trail Kentucky 41-27 at halftime

... is gravy. But they sure would love to have some. Kentucky, today's Sweet 16 foe at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., represents what is, by far, Delaware's biggest NCAA tourney challenge yet. I thought Delaware had just about a 50-50 ...



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Gamedays: UK-Del

UP NEXT: NCAA tournament regional final Monday vs. UConn/Maryland-winner at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, 7:30 p.m. Jennifer O'Neal G 5-6 Soph.: 10.6p, 2.4r -- Had career high 5 steals in win over Navy Kayla Miller G 5-8 Sr.: 3.8p, 1.3r -- Assist to turnover ratio is 2.1 to 1 Elena Della Donne F 6-5 Sr.: 28.5p, 8.4r -- Became 9th player to score ... (more)



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/sports/article/Kentucky-vs-Delaware-game-day-4395754.php

AFA Spring Open Studios - Spring Arts and Crafts Sale

The American Fabrics Arts building, located at 1069 Connecticut Avenue in Bridgeport, is holding its first Spring Open Studios on Saturday, May 4th from 10am-5pm and Sunday, May 5th from 11am - 6pm.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.i-newswire.com/afa-spring-open-studios-spring/218044

BracketRacket: Jim Boeheim, R.L. Stine and pizza

... conference prior to practice for a women's regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., Friday, March 29, 2013. Maryland plays Connecticut Saturday. (Charles Krupa) Kansas' Naadir Tharpe, left, and Ben ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.timesunion.com/sports/college/article/BracketRacket-Jim-Boeheim-R-L-Stine-and-pizza-4396422.php

Delaware Women's Basketball Ready to Make History Again

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. For the first time in University of Delaware history, the Blue Hen women's basketball team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 and will face the University of Kentucky Saturday at noon at the Webster Bank Arena.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wboc.com/story/21832341/delaware-womens-basketball-ready-to-make-history-again

More

... Wildcats. The game tips off just after noon on ESPN. When UD All-American Elena Della Donne takes the court in Bridgeport, Conn., Delaware alum Jim Purcell will be watching. "I'm looking forward to tomorrow," Purcell said. "This has been a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.wboc.com/story/21831312/blue-hen-fever-sweeping-first-state

Obituary: Brian Ercolani, 51, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Brian was born Dec. 1, 1961 in Bridgeport and has been a lifelong Fairfield resident.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://fairfield.patch.com/articles/obituary-brian-ercolani-51-lifelong-fairfield-resident

Live: Women: Delaware vs. Kentucky

Mark Story and Jennifer Smith will tweet game updates from courtside of the Delaware-Kentucky women's NCAA Tournament region semifinal Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.kentucky.com/2013/03/30/2579987/live-women-delaware-vs-kentucky.html#storylink=rss

A star-studded regional

Geno Auriemma hasn't lost too many NCAA tournament games in the state of Connecticut. The Hall of Fame coach was hard p ... Charles Krupa/Associated Press Delaware forward Elena Delle Donne (right) shoots during practice for the NCAA women's regional tournament in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.thehawkeye.com/story/BC-BKW--NCAA-Bridgeport-2nd-Ld-Writethru-03-29-043029

Dedication of Carlton L. Highsmith Board Room to Take Place on...

... members and to advocate for minority business development. The GNEMSDC was founded in 1976 and has offices in Bridgeport, CT and Boston, MA. The GNEMSDC is the largest minority business development organization in New England. Related Keywords: ...



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May relishes an 'incredible' experience

... have never happened at the other schools that recruited her. May said about 10 family members are heading up to Bridgeport, Conn., for UD's Sweet 16 game today against No. 2 seed Kentucky. "I think because where we are now, everything was worth it ...



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Wildcats: Delle Donne not the Hens' only threat

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's ...



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Duke women seek to take step up in NCAA Tournament

... Auriemma was hard-pressed to remember a harder regional than the one his Connecticut team faces this weekend in Bridgeport, Conn. Connecticut opens against Maryland today. Second-seeded Kentucky faces Elena Delle Donne and No. 6 Delaware in the ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.detroitnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013303300357

BracketRacket: Jim Boeheim, R.L. Stine and pizza

... conference prior to practice for a women's regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., Friday, March 29, 2013. Maryland plays Connecticut Saturday. Photo: Charles Krupa Kansas' Naadir Tharpe, left, and Ben ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.seattlepi.com/sports/college/article/BracketRacket-Jim-Boeheim-R-L-Stine-and-pizza-4396422.php

Geno Auriemma signs contract extension

... is 835-133 during his tenure with the Huskies. Connecticut (31-4) will face Maryland in a sweet 16 match-up in Bridgeport, Conn, on March 30. This season marks the 20th straight year the Huskies have reached the regional semifinals and 25th year ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.examiner.com/article/geno-auriemma-signs-contract-extension?cid=rss

Dedication of Carlton L. Highsmith Board Room to Take Place on...

... ate members and to advocate for minority business development. The GNEMSDC was founded in 1976 and has offices in Bridgeport, CT and Boston, MA. The GNEMSDC is the largest minority business development organization in New England.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10580125.htm

Kentucky hoping to prevent Delle Donne deal vs. Delaware

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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Kentucky women set for Delle Donne

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. 'We believe we're ready,' said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://news.cincinnati.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/AB/20130329/SPT/303290197/&nclick_check=1

NCC hockey: Preference, TV weigh into setting schedules

... tournament East Regional had been played on Friday and Saturday. The last two years, with the East Regional in Bridgeport, Conn., the first semifinal opened tournament play. But for the first time since 2006, the East Regional is playing on Saturday ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.dailygazette.com/news/2013/mar/30/330_hkcnotes/

Friday, March 29, 2013

UConn expects Maryland game to be a physical battle

... UConn Head Coach Geno Auriemma speaks to the media during a press conference at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday March 29, 2013. The UConn Huskies will play the Maryland Terrapins in the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Semifinals on ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/UConn-expects-Maryland-game-to-be-a-physical-4395928.php

Christians mark Good Friday

Josn Suyx, of Bridgeport, at left, carries the VII Station of the Cross "Jesus falls the second time" during the Good Friday processional from St.



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Gumdrop a new flavor consignment shop

Gabby Fludd, owner of Gumdrop Swap in the Arcade Mall at 993 Main Street in Bridgeport on Thursday, February 21, 2013.



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religion briefs

St. Andrew's Parish, 435 Anton St. Bridgeport, will host a prom dress give away Friday 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Dress donations will be accepted Monday through Wednesday.



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How to profit from the fastest-growing town in the U.S.

... was also the second-wealthiest metropolitan area in the United States, bested only by the hedge-fund enclave of Bridgeport, Conn. That's right. Midland, with a population of 151,000 people, is generating more per-capita income than San Francisco, ...



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Is stopping Delle Donne mission impossible? Kentucky about to find out

Kentucky women's basketball head coach, Matthew Mitchell , speaks to the media during a press conference at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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UConn expects Maryland game to be a physical battle

... UConn Head Coach Geno Auriemma speaks to the media during a press conference at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday March 29, 2013. The UConn Huskies will play the Maryland Terrapins in the NCAA Bridgeport Regional Semifinals on ...



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Delaware's Delle Donne enjoying 'incredible journey'

Delaware women's basketball player, Elena Delle Donne, takes an outside shot during a team practice at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Hawkins' improvement a reason for Maryland optimism

Tianna Hawkins during Maryland women's team practice at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Sound Tigers game day

ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport went into Friday night off six points behind eighth-place Hershey, which played Friday at Albany.



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Power play showing signs of life

While allowing more goals than they'd allowed with the clock running in four weeks, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers scored a couple of power-play goals Thursday.



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Stations of the Cross

Josn Suyx, of Bridgeport, at left, carries the VII Station of the Cross "Jesus falls the second time" during the Good Friday processional from St.



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Hawkins' improvement a cause of Maryland optimism

Maryland Head Coach Brenda Frese speaks to the media during a press conference at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/Hawkins-improvement-a-cause-of-Maryland-optimism-4395620.php

Letter demands Smithsonian bury flyer contract

... claiming in effect that such aircraft was capable of carrying a man under its own power in controlled flight." BRIDGEPORT -- The Smithsonian Institution is beginning to feel the heat over its 1948 agreement with the heirs of Wilbur and Orville ...



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Stars align in women's Bridgeport regional

The Hall of Fame coach was hard pressed to remember a harder regional than the one his Huskies will face this weekend in Bridgeport.



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Insell leaving Kentucky for Ole Miss after tourney

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Kentucky assistant Matt Insell says he was 10 years old when he wrote down his career goal - become a head basketball coach in the Southeastern Conference.



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Kentucky practices in Connecticut for Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game

Kentucky guard Bria Goss, center, drove toward the basket during practice Friday in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Legislators Consider Bills To Change Malpractice Law

... the bill, Dr. Frank Illuzzi, chairman and vice president of Emergency Medicine at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, said the current risk of being sued for treatment done in emergency departments has caused some specialists to refuse to be ...



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Is stopping Delle Donne mission impossible? Kentucky about to find out

Kentucky women's basketball head coach, Matthew Mitchell, speaks to the media during a press conference at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Delaware's Delle Donne enjoying 'incredible journey'

Delaware women's basketball head coach, Tina Martin, speaks to the media during a press conference at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/Delaware-s-Delle-Donne-enjoying-incredible-4395403.php

Ex-Fairfield County Priest Expected To Plead Guilty In Meth Case

... late 2012. He was arrested by federal agents Jan. 3. Wallin was the pastor of the Cathedral of St. Augustine in Bridgeport for nine years until he resigned in June 2011, citing health and personal problems. The Diocese of Bridgeport suspended him ...



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Good Friday practices at NCAA Bridgeport Regional

UCONN Head Coach Geno Auriemma speaks to the media during a press conference at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Good Friday practices at NCAA Bridgeport Regional

Kentucky women's basketball head coach, Matthew Mitchell, speaks to the media during a press conference at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Kentucky Preparing For Delle Donne And The Blue Hens

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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UConn women's basketball at Bridgeport NCAAs

Bridgeport_032606_ The University of Connecticut versus Georgia during the 2006 NCAA Tournament Bridgeport Regional basketball tournament at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Letter: Dance school thanks benefit backers

... more than $16,000 was raised towards our mission. For the 16th year in a row, CDS transported more than 1,500 Bridgeport school children to Fairfield University 's Quick Center for two performances of "The Nutcracker." To put this in perspective, ...



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Barbara Jean Wargo, 62, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Wargo was born June 22, 1950, in Bridgeport, daughter of Henry and Frances Rafa.



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Brian Thomas Ercolani, 51, Painting Contractor, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Ercolani was born Dec. 1, 1961, in Bridgeport and has been a lifelong Fairfield resident.



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MomentumART CREEP

... 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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Obituary: Manuel B. Colon, Jr., 50, of Naugatuck

... Camuy, Puerto Rico, to Manuel B. Colon Sr. of Puerto Rico and Carmen Torres and her husband Alberto currently of Bridgeport. At the time of his death, he was a Pressman at the Knights of Columbus Printing Plant in New Haven. Manuel had lived in the ...



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Daily Updated Greenwich Job Listings For Byram, Cos Cob, Riverside And Old Greenwich Residents

Are You From The Town Of Greenwich And Looking For A High Paying Job In Greenwich, Connecticut? There are over 100 Good Greenwich Job Listings to help town residents in their job search. Just Posted.... RN Registered Nurse at Grey Group Hospitality Specialist at Hyatt Hotels Yesterday's Listings.... INVESTOR CENTER FINANCIAL REPRESENTATIVE RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE SALES REPRESENTATIVE PART-TIME, FULL-TIME US INVENTORY SPECIALIST - APPLE GREENWICH CT ENTRY LEVEL JR. EXECUTIVE - GOLDRUSH ADMINISTRATIVE ASST TO RESEARCH ASSTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASST. TO ANALYSTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT



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Cops: Stamford Man Flees Police, Assaults Two Officers

... burglary, third-degree larceny and first-degree criminal mischief. Shawn Hunter , 20, of Charles Ave. in Bridgeport, charged Wednesday night with interference with an officer/resisting and second-degree breach of peace. Bacillio Martinez , 19, of ...



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A champion since high school

... when the Huskies meet Maryland in the Sweet 16 on Saturday at about 2:30 p.m. at a sold-out Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. It was the quest of championship glory which lured the Plainfield, Ind., native to Connecticut, and if she can lead UConn ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/UCONN-WOMEN-Kelly-Faris-found-herself-in-4393251.php

Man Arrested after Threatening to Kill Wife

Patricia Stadford, 55, of Bridgeport was arrested on March 27 at 8:14 p.m. and charged with refusal to be fingerprinted and third-degree criminal trespass.



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Norwich-New London region bucks trend with February job gains

... Office of Research. The Danbury area was the only other region showing job growth last month. The Hartford and Bridgeport areas were each hit hard, losing more than 2,000 jobs each. Don Klepper-Smith, chief economist and director of research at ...



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a Welcome Departure

... women's basketball players and coaches walked from the Carpenter Center to their waiting bus. It whisked them to Bridgeport, Conn. A Sweet 16 game in the NCAA tournament looms Saturday against Kentucky at noon (ESPN) at the sold-out Webster Bank ...



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UK_prepares_for_Delle_Donne_Delaware0_1364541127.jpg

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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Kentucky prepares for Delle Donne, Delaware

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. Kentucky (29-5) enters the Bridgeport Regional respectful of how Delle Donne makes things go for sixth-seeded Delaware ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.reformer.com/sports/ci_22896862/kentucky-prepares-delle-donne-delaware

Kentucky set to face Delle Donne, Delaware

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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Cop's son jailed in custody case

A Bridgeport cop's son, charged with hiding his 2-year-old son from the boy's mother, was jailed Thursday to await a trip to Georgia to face charges.



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Family Dollar doesn't make sense to some

... John Street, less than a mile away from the proposed new location, is not well maintained, neighbors claim. "All Bridgeport is good for are dollar stores," Frank Borres, president of the West Side Neighborhood Revitalization Zone, said with a sigh. ...



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Women's basketball: Kentucky ready for matchup with Delaware star

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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Kentucky preps for Delle Donne dilemma

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. "We believe we're ready," said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's 84-70 ...



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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sound Tigers let 2 important points get away

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers had the Springfield Falcons in trouble, had two invaluable points there for the taking Thursday night.



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Police: Panhandler bit Subway employee

... to shoot people when a customer turned him down. When the employee decided to get Simpson out of the business the Bridgeport man bit the sandwich chef and fled toward the train station on Water Street, police said. Officer Kateema Riettie detained ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Police-Panhandler-bit-Subway-employee-4393423.php

Park City prowess: UConn's NCAA history in Bridgeport

Top-seeded UConn will meet fourth-seeded Maryland in the NCAA Bridgeport Regional semifinals Saturday at Webster Bank Arena .



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Brenda Frese, Alyssa Thomas recognized

... to a new level. If she keeps up her spectacular play when the Terps face No. 1 seed UConn two days from now in Bridgeport, Conn, then, as Frese alluded to after the team's second round beat down of Michigan State, it may just be a matter of time ...



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Park City prowess: UConn's NCAA history in Bridgeport

From left; UConn players Tiffany Hayes, Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley, and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis cheer on their teammates in the final minutes of their victory over Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Monday, March 19, 2012.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/Park-City-prowess-UConn-s-NCAA-history-in-4392873.php

UBS pays Conn. $541,000 settlement over questionable deals

... took place from 2001 to 2004. It is one of five financial institutions probed. UBS will pay Stamford $165,104; Bridgeport $26,677, Sacred Heart University $18,485, Norwalk, $8,926 and the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority $7,442. ...



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NCAA regional puts Bridgeport on the map

... The two semifinal winners will meet Monday night with a trip to the Final Four in New Orleans on the line. "Bridgeport is proud to host players, coaches and fans from these four excellent programs in our thriving Downtown," said Mayor Bill Finch. ...



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Family Dollar doesn't make sense to some

... John Street, less than a mile away from the proposed new location, is not well maintained, neighbors claim. "All Bridgeport is good for are dollar stores," Frank Borres , president of the West Side Neighborhood Revitalization Zone , said with a ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Family-Dollar-doesn-t-make-sense-to-some-4393363.php

Tree festival disburses $250,000 in proceeds

The Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival has awarded $125,000 each to the two beneficiaries of the 2012 festival, the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport and the Fairfield-based Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center.



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Beth El cites couple for long-standing service

Susan and Joel Lichtenstein will be honored April 6 as Congregation Beth El's Couple of the Year for their service to the synagogue and to the Greater Bridgeport Jewish community.



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The Huskies in Bridgeport: Their tournament history

From left; UConn players Tiffany Hayes, Stefanie Dolson, Bria Hartley, and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis cheer on their teammates in the final minutes of their victory over Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport on Monday, March 19, 2012.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/uconn/article/The-Huskies-in-Bridgeport-Their-tournament-4392873.php

Cop's son jailed in custody case

John Devone appears in Superior Court, in Bridgeport, Conn., March 21st, 2013. Devone was arrested on March 12th and charged with custodial interference when his 3-year old son was seized by state police.



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Kentucky prepares for Delle Donne, Delaware

... faced Griner and an even more balanced Baylor team, the Wildcats feel prepared for the round of 16 showdown in Bridgeport, Conn. ''We believe we're ready,'' said Wildcats senior guard A'dia Mathies, coming off a 34-point performance in Tuesday's ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://msn.foxsports.com/wcbk/story/Kentucky-prepares-for-Delle-Donne-Delaware-63218428

Legislators address business community

... local center was established at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury, Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport and Quinebaug Community College in Danielson are the other sites. State Sen. Joan Hartley (D-15) speaks during the Naugatuck ...



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Party starts early for women's championship

... at noon. That game will be followed by number one seed Connecticut's game against Maryland, number four seed. "Bridgeport is proud to host players, coaches and fans from these four excellent programs in our thriving Downtown," said Mayor Bill Finch. ...



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Cop's son jailed in custody case

A Bridgeport cop's son, charged with hiding his 2-year-old son from the boy's mother, was jailed Thursday to await a trip to Georgia to face charges.



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Hospital cuts the unkindest of all

We serve on the board of directors of Bridgeport Hospital , a role that requires a substantial commitment of time and energy, given that a community hospital is a very complex organization whose daily activities affect the lives of thousands of people.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Hospital-cuts-the-unkindest-of-all-4392461.php

Party starts early for women's championship

... at noon. That game will be followed by number one seed Connecticut's game against Maryland, number four seed. "Bridgeport is proud to host players, coaches and fans from these four excellent programs in our thriving Downtown," said Mayor Bill Finch ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Party-starts-early-for-women-s-championship-4392515.php

Thousands of jobs lost in Conn. after snowstorm

... back inside after unsuccessfully trying to exit the parking lot at the Charles F. Greene Homes housing project in Bridgeport on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. Residents are frustrated about the lack of snow removal at both the complex and adjacent ...



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Bridgeport police working cold cases

Police announced a new cold case initiative on Thursday, and will begin with the New Years Day 2012 murder of Greg Thomas, asking for the public's help in solving the crime.



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Sick on school trip: Connecticut woman awarded $41M from school

... on a school trip to China. The illness ended up leaving her unable to speak and brain damaged. A federal jury in Bridgeport, Connecticut, ruled in favor of 20-year-old Cara Munn in her lawsuit against The Hotchkiss School. It is a private ...



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Obituary: Nicholas E. Vitale, 87, of Huntington

... Mr. Vitale was a WWII Navy veteran and in his earlier years was an active member of St. Charles Church in Bridgeport and Our Lady of Grace Church in Stratford, where he participated in the church musicals. Survivors include his four children JoEllen ...



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Virginia (Wilihorski) McConachie, 53, of Stratford

Survivors include her two loving sons, Timothy and Kevin McConachie both of Stratford; devoted sisters Ann Zamir of Bridgeport and Rose Marie and her husband Angelo Melisi of Shelton; her longtime companion John Dawid; her Godson Sean Melisi and a host of nieces and nephews.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://sheltonherald.com/13452/virginia-wilihorski-mcconachie-53-of-stratford/

Terps Take on Huskies Saturday

The fourth-seeded Maryland women's basketball team will take on top-seeded Connecticut Saturday at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the Bridgeport, Conn.



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Long, winding road: Quest continues for cheaper school bus parking site

... the day at an Imperial Avenue parking lot near the Westport Public Library and at night at a DATTCO yard in Bridgeport. Addressing bus-parking expenditures is a longstanding school board priority, and a number of potential parking venues have been ...



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Bridgeport police working cold cases

Police announced a new cold case initiative on Thursday, and will begin with the New Years Day 2012 murder of Greg Thomas , asking for the public's help in solving the crime.



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/Bridgeport-police-working-cold-cases-4391954.php

Region gains a few jobs as state numbers decline

... report. The Danbury area was the only other region in Connecticut showing job growth last month. The Hartford and Bridgeport areas were each hit hard, losing more than 2,000 jobs each. The private sector shed 6,600 jobs last month, leaving it just ...



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Former Prep School Student Gets $42M in Tick Bite Case

... school student after a tick bite on a school trip to China left her with brain damage, according to reports. The Bridgeport, Conn., jury deliberated for eight hours on Wednesday and ruled in favor of Cara Munn, 20, in a lawsuit against The Hotchkiss ...



via Bridgeport Newswire http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/national-international/Jury-Awards-Woman-42M-in-Chinese-Tick-Bite-Case-200436421.html

Easter weekend features fine weather

... weekend will be even warmer. Saturday and Sunday will seea high temperature of 56 degrees along the shore and in Bridgeport, and 52 degrees for inland areas including Danbury, Simmons said.



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Easter weekend feature fine weather

... weekend will be even warmer. Saturday and Sunday will seea high temperature of 56 degrees along the shore and in Bridgeport, and 52 degrees for inland areas including Danbury, Simmons said. "Easter Sunday will start out beautiful but it will get ...



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Police K-9 Cedar Sniffs Out Narcotics in Milford

... describes Milford as "predominantly a user environment." Cedar has been used to help drug arrests in Stratford, Bridgeport and New Haven, among other municipalities. Cedar is 3-years-old and Det. Broderick hopes that she will serve with Milford ...



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Renzulli Academy Proposal Shifts To Incubator Program For 2013-2014 School Year

... the Renzulli Gifted and Talented Academy -a Hartford school for advanced students-in New London as well as Bridgeport and Windham, according to the Hartford Courant. The New London program would be housed in the Harbor School . Fischer said a ...



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Sports dispatches March 28

... nter today to send off the Delaware women's basketball team, which is headed to the NCAA Sweet 16 this weekend at Bridgeport, Conn., to face Kentucky. The event will begin at 1:15 p.m., with Delaware's bus departing for Connecticut by 1:30 p.m.



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Unforgettable win leaves state buzzing

... one played out Tuesday night, though the best thing about it is there's an epilogue. The setting is Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., where the Blue Hens play Kentucky in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament's Sweet 16 at noon (ESPN). The Blue Hens ...



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Signs of uptick at Mount job fair

... raduate program in forensic psychology. Saydlowski thinks there's a good chance she'll find a job as a nurse in a Bridgeport, Conn., hospital near her hometown of Milford.



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Auriemma signs new 5-year contract with UConn

UCONN women's basketball Coach Geno Auriemma addresses the annual Swim Across the Sound fundraising breakfast at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.



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Finch: Bridgeport has problems not of its own making

But he spent plenty of time venting about state government bureaucrats slowing Bridgeport's progress, unaffordable municipal employee benefits, the city's lack of developable land and the media.



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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Man charged after fast food fracas

... additional weapons and ammunition. He was released on a promise to appear April 9 in state Superior Court in Bridgeport. A Fairfield Woods Road man carrying a loaded Glock pistol was arrested Tuesday night at a local McDonald's after he flew into a ...



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Danbury gathering prays for immigrants

... brokenness of our immigration system and the sorrow it has created in our community," said Meghan Vesel of the Bridgeport-based Brazilian Immigrant Center , which comes monthly to the city to support immigrants. The names of 18 local community ...



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PD: Bridgeport Man Fled When Police Found Drugs In Car

... that tested positive for opium, police said. Rose Shea, 25 of East Haven , was the driver and Asa Fleming, 26 of Bridgeport, was the passenger, police said. As officers retrieved the drugs, Fleming ran, police said. He was apprehended on Park Street ...



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UConn, Auriemma agree on new 5-year contract

UCONN women's basketball Coach Geno Auriemma addresses the annual Swim Across the Sound fundraising breakfast at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.



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Auriemma recalls UConn's first breakthrough regional appearance

... in 25 NCAA tournament appearances Saturday when it meets fourth-seeded Maryland at sold-out Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport (2:30 p.m., ESPN). But advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 1991 is something that Huskies' coach Geno Auriemma ...



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Maine grad Diamond makes quick contribution

But he arrived from the University of Maine with some confidence and a good idea of what he was getting himself into with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers .



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School board's future depends on new leader

... that in front of my wife and kids." The chairman of the board threatened a fellow member, in plain sight. Even in Bridgeport, that's not something you see every day. Plenty of criticism afterward, though, focused on Baraka, for raising her motion ...



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Cop's tips leads to three drug arrests

... then stopped the Infiniti and found Rose Shea , 25, of East Haven, behind the wheel and Asa Fleming , 26, of Bridgeport, in the passenger seat, Kaempffer said. But Fleming didn't stay there long. After gaining permission to search the vehicle, the ...



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Cop's tips leads to three drug arrests

... then stopped the Infiniti and found Rose Shea, 25, of East Haven, behind the wheel and Asa Fleming, 26, of Bridgeport, in the passenger seat, Kaempffer said. But Fleming didn't stay there long. After gaining permission to search the vehicle, the two ...



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Musician launches tour

Fairfield native Brian Dolzani has a new CD out and the singer-songwriter will launch a tour on Thursday, March 28 at the Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport.



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Record

... from each district to be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. Runners-up art to be displayed in Himes' Bridgeport and Stamford offices. Deadline for entering is April 19. For forms and questions call (203) 333-6600. Garden Education Center ...



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Greenwich Choral and Stamford Symphony take on Beethoven

... ended with an ovation that was well deserved. Jeffrey Johnson is a professor of music at the University of Bridgeport and a published author who has written books on music for Dover Publications and Greenwood Press . He can be reached at ...



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BUS-ted: High-tech 'eyes' to monitor school bus traffic violators

Leon Walker has been a school bus driver for close to 16 years -- first in Bridgeport, now here in Fairfield.



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UConn, Auriemma agree on new 5-year contract

UCONN women's basketball Coach Geno Auriemma addresses the annual Swim Across the Sound fundraising breakfast at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.



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Police investigating Bridgeport robbery

... at 4173 Main St., an employee told police after the 11 a.m. robbery, said police spokesman William Kaempffer . BRIDGEPORT -- City police are investigating a robbery at a Main Street cell phone outlet by two men wearing masks Wednesday morning. The ...



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Biden gets no love for loving the Hens

... a clown. And a big lollipop.'" Delaware's next game in the NCAA Women's Championship will be at noon Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., against the University of Kentucky. The game will air on ESPN.



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Letter: Wheelchair 'street-riding' to church

... Why would I be risking my life riding the streets of downtown Seymour - when I'm aware that recently in Bridgeport a wheelchair street-rider was killed in a collision with an SUV? The alternative is not going out at all, just wasting life away ...



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Crystal meth dealing Connecticut priest expected to plead guilty

... the suspended priest was a cross-dresser who enjoyed having sex in the rectory at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport, Conn. Wallin was a pastor for 15 years before resigning in June 2011. For more news, information and humor relevant to atheists, ...



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Priest expected to plead guilty in meth case

... RomPan Catholic monsignor and pastor, first at St. Peter Church in Danbury, then at St. Augustine's Cathedral in Bridgeport. On Tuesday, Wallin is expected to make his own confession before Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello and plead ...



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The Taxes You Don't Think About

... of three earning $75,000 in Cheyenne, WY paid just $2,808, or 3.7% of its income in local taxes. Whereas in Bridgeport, CT, that same family would have paid $16,105, or 21.5% of its income. This is excluding federal taxes. "Subtle taxes" - For all ...



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Women's basketball: No regrets for Delaware's Elena Delle Donne

... happy." Delle Donne has Delaware riding high and in the Sweet 16. The Blue Hens will face Kentucky on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn. After starring at Ursuline Academy in Delaware, Delle Donne accepted a scholarship to perennial title contender ...



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No news on new bishop for Bridgeport

There has been "absolutely no news and even very little rumor'' on a successor to Bishop William E. Lori as head of the Bridgeport diocese, spokesman Brian Wallace said Wednesday.



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All-American Thomas steps up for Maryland women

... season of her decorated career. And heading into Saturday's matchup against top-seeded UConn (31-4) in the NCAA Bridgeport regional semifinals at Webster Bank Arena , she has thrust Maryland (26-7) two wins away from advancing to the Final Four for ...



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Bridgeport police make arrest in theft

... Jorge Cintron and Det. Greg Iamartino into an alleged theft from Asset Marketing, a tenant located within the Bridgeport Trade Center, 540 Barnum Ave. Rodriguez, a former maintenance worker at the company, was observed stealing items from the ...



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No news on new bishop for Bridgeport

There has been "absolutely no news and even very little rumor'' on a successor to Bishop William E. Lori as head of the Bridgeport diocese, spokesman Brian Wallace said Wednesday.



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Milford Resident Chosen as Naugatuck Assistant Superintendent

... at Hop Brook School and taught elementary school in the district for six years, following a year of teaching in Bridgeport. Montini, who lives in Milford with his wife and two children, will begin the new role on July 1. Current Assistant ...



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More

... monitoring. Photo: Genevieve Reilly Leon Walker has been a school bus driver for close to 16 years -- first in Bridgeport, now here in Fairfield. He said dangerous situations when drivers ignore a school bus' red stop sign and flashing lights occur ...



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Bridgeport police make arrest in theft

... Jorge Cintron and Det. Greg Iamartino into an alleged theft from Asset Marketing, a tenant located within the Bridgeport Trade Center , 540 Barnum Ave. Rodriguez, a former maintenance worker at the company, was observed stealing items from the ...



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A Car Ride With My Daughter And Her Camp Friend Survives The Presence Of My 9-Year-Old Son

Saturday morning. The plan was for me to drive my 12-year-old daughter and a camp friend-a boy named Taylor-to a bat mitzvah in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where they would spend the night at the bat mitzvah girl's house along with other camp friends.



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Delaware is Still Dancing

... basketball tournament. No Delaware team has ever made it this far in tournament play. The Hens will now travel to Bridgeport, Connecticut on Saturday to take on Kentucky.



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Fouls partially to blame for North Carolina's loss to Delaware

... beautiful state." Delaware will play at either 12 of 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the 7,770-seat Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. There were roughly 1,000 tickets available earlier this week. They can be purchased at www.websterbankarena or by ...



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Obituary: Marie Ernst, 82

Marie Chanda Ernst, age 82, of Stratford died unexpectedly on Monday, March 25, 2013 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport. She was born in Stratford and lived there most of her life. Marie is survived by four children: Nancy Wilcox and her ...



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Bridgeport Police Sgt. Arrested in Georgia-CT Custody Battle

A veteran Bridgeport sergeant is in custody as a result of a custody battle spanning from Marietta, Ga., to Fairfield County.



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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Mathies leads Kentucky women to Sweet 16

... used a 16-3 run and held Dayton without a field goal for six minutes to get a comfy cushion. The Cats advanced to Bridgeport, Conn., where they will take on Delaware. The Blue Hens have a 26-game win streak and one of the most prolific players in ...



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School security controversy in Bridgeport

On a recent visit to Central High School to see her daughter, who is a student there, Board of Education member Maria Pereira refused to show security her driver's license at the entrance.



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All-American Thomas steps up for Maryland women

... season of her decorated career. And heading into Saturday's matchup against top-seeded UConn (31-4) in the NCAA Bridgeport regional semifinals at Webster Bank Arena, she has thrust Maryland (26-7) two wins away from advancing to the Final Four for ...



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Excessive Force Lawsuit Against Two Bridgeport Police Officers Dismissed

A lawsuit alleging excessive force by two city police officers was dismissed on Tuesday by a federal judge ruled Tuesday.



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School security controversy in Bridgeport

On a recent visit to Central High School to see her daughter, who is a student there, Board of Education member Maria Pereira refused to show security her driver's license at the entrance.



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Mayor to meet with 'select' Black Rock residents

... out there A Better to have everybody in the tent," said Black Rock resident Mary Jane Foster , a University of Bridgeport vice president and one-time Finch supporter who unsuccessfully challenged the mayor in the 2011 Democratic primary. She and ...



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Himes Accepting Entries for Annual Art Competition

... reception in Washington, D.C. Runners-up from the Fourth District will have their artwork displayed in Himes' Bridgeport and Stamford offices. Students interested in entering this year's competition must complete and sign a release form and fax it ...



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Best and the rest of the past week

... succeeded," said Brad Hittle , chief executive officer and partner in the brewery. Thumbs down to the fate of the Bridgeport Hostess retail and distribution center at Wells Street and Housatonic Avenue, which will apparently be left behind even as ...



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'Dark Side' performed at 'BTC Rocks' benefit

Christian Cardozo, Alana Cauthen and Garth West are part of the Bridgeport Theatre Companyis performance of the complete Pink Floyd album, iDark Side of the Mooni at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre on Saturday, March 30.



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A cappella groups to mix it up in Bijou Blender

Collegiate a cappella groups from throughout the state will mix it up when Bridgeport's Bijou Theatre hosts the 2nd annual Bijou Blender, Connecticut's Elite A Cappella Showdown ! on Saturday, March 30.



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Elsberry: UB gymnastics keeps making history

In the first few days after Byron Knox took over as head coach of the University of Bridgeport women's gymnastics team in 2005, he made out a "bucket list" if you will, of the team accomplishments he'd like to see take place as he started to lead the Purple Knights back among the gymnastic elite.



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Milford Teen Sisters Jamilya and Tamara Jones Reported Missing

... 5'06, 130 lbs., black hair and brown eyes. Jamilya and Tamara are believed to be together and possibly in the Bridgeport, Connecticut area. Anyone with information regarding whereabouts of Jamilya and Tamara Jones is asked to contact the Milford ...



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Three shot near Bridgeport cafe

... also 24, was shot in the right thigh. Dominique Liggins, 27, also was shot in the leg. All three were taken to Bridgeport Hospital and all three are expected to recover, said William Kaempffer, the police department spokesman. The three were outside ...



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UB gymnastics keeps making history

University of Bridgeport's Sasha Tsikhanovich performs her floor exercise during the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championship Individual competition at the Harvey Hubbell gym on the UB campus in Bridgeport Saturday, April 14, 2012.



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Mistrial declared in gang killing case

Police vehicles and a crime scene truck at the scene of a shooting which happened along Railroad Avenue and extended to Park Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Laser Jam at Bridgeport Discovery Museum

Rich Evans, producer of "The Ultimate Laser Light Show Experience" at Bridgeport's Discovery Museum, works in his Seymour studio.



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Brian Dolzani launches tour with Acoustic Cafe gig

Fairfield native Brian Dolzani has a new CD out and the singer-songwriter will launch a tour on Thursday, March 28 at the Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport.



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Women's Hoops: UConn Rolls As Kansas And Oklahoma Score Upsets

... Vanderbilt on Monday night by a score of 77-44 . Their next opponent: the University of Maryland, on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn. ( The women's brackets and schedules are posted here .) Also Monday, as ESPN's Quick Dish blog reports , Oklahoma's ...



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Reader Submitted: Bridgeport Student Recognized For Sustainable Science Fair Project

Bridgeport Regional Aquaculture student, Karim Kharbouch, earned First Place for his project, "Optimization of the Cellulose Algae Salt Battery", at the 65th annual Science and Engineering Fair at Quinnipiac University that was held on Saturday, March 16.



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William G. Moll, 88, Of Southport, WWII Navy Veteran

Raised in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport, he graduated from Bassick High School in 1942 and received a Bachelor's Degree in business from the University of Connecticut in 1949.



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Blood Type Diet Originator Dr. James L. D'Adamo Passes Away at 81

... patients. The James L. D'Adamo Scholarship Fund Pathfinder Program College of Naturopathic Medicine University of Bridgeport 126 Park Ave Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 576-4000



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BUS-ted: High-tech 'eyes' to monitor school bus traffic violators

Leon Walker has been a school bus driver for close to 16 years -- first in Bridgeport, now here in Fairfield.



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Cop in custody battle surrenders

A Bridgeport police sergeant, who claimed State Police kidnapped his 2-year-old grandson, was charged Monday with trying to block them from returning the boy to his mother.



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PD: Milford siblings missing

... lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. According to police, Jamilya and Tamara are believed to be together in the Bridgeport area. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jamilya and Tamara Jones is asked to contact the Milford Police ...



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Mosqueda-Lewis, Stewart shine in win

... seniors still have at least one more game in Connecticut to play - the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight will be played in Bridgeport - but as far as the Huskies' home court is concerned, the win against Vanderbilt was the end of the line. "It was great, ...



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Maryland Drops Michigan State; Next Up, UConn

Alyssa Thomas scored 28 points, including 18 in the first half, to lead the fourth-seeded Terrapins past fifth-seeded Michigan State 74-49 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Bridgeport Regional.



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Win a ticket to a Yankee game by making a Goodwill donation

... place at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children in Norwalk on April 17, the Discovery Museum and Planetarium in Bridgeport on April 19, the Brookfield Goodwill Store on April 20, and the Shoppes at Buckland Hills in Manchester on April 27. Nearby ...



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Tucked Away in Sandy Hook, 'Unique Blessings' is Open for Business

... open a shop with her business partner Starr Bock. The two met when each had a shop at Captain Cove's Seaport in Bridgeport. Bock is a Newtown resident whose son attends Newtown High School. The two opened the doors to Unique Blessings about two ...



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Women's Hoops: UConn Rolls, Kansas And Oklahoma Score Upsets

... Vanderbilt Monday night, by a score of 77-44 . Their next opponent: the University of Maryland, on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., ( the women's brackets and schedules are posted here ). Also Monday, as ESPN's Quick Dish blog reports , Oklahoma's ...



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Thomas leads Terps to Sweet 16 with win over Michigan State

... Sweet Sixteen. Maryland (26-7) advanced to face top-seeded Connecticut in the regional semifinals on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn. Thomas converted her first five shots from the field, immediately staking Maryland to an early lead. By the time she ...



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Women's Hoops: UConn Rolls, Kansas And Oklahoma Score Upsets

... Vanderbilt Monday night, by a score of 77-44 . Their next opponent: the University of Maryland, on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., ( the women's brackets and schedules are posted here ). Also Monday, as ESPN's Quick Dish blog reports , Oklahoma's ...



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Women's Hoops: UConn Rolls, Kansas And Oklahoma Score Upsets

... Vanderbilt Monday night, by a score of 77-44 . Their next opponent: the University of Maryland, on Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., ( the women's brackets and schedules are posted here ). Also Monday, as ESPN's Quick Dish blog reports , Oklahoma's ...



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It's beginning to look like spring

... chance of precipitation will remain between 10 and 20 percent through the weekend, with highs Saturday of 50 in Bridgeport and 53 in Danbury. All the signs that the season is turning are out there this morning. Bulbs are pushing their tender shoots ...



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Obituary: Andrew Yapo, Former Wooster Teacher, 74

... of Milford, beloved husband of Nancy Yapo for 47 years, died peacefully on Thursday, March 21. Andrew was born in Bridgeport, Conn. on November 30, 1938 to the late Theodore and Mary Cici Yapo. Andrew proudly served in the U.S. Army for two years. ...



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A tall challenge

... the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. The sold-out contest tips off at 7 (ESPN2). A Sweet 16 game Saturday in Bridgeport, Conn., against Kentucky or Dayton awaits the winner. The Tar Heels bring an unmistakable pedigree into the matchup, ...



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Frank: Lobo knows the thrill of UD's ride

... Delle Donne and the other six seniors play their final game, whether it's tonight or at the regional round in Bridgeport, Conn., or perhaps the Final Four in New Orleans. It would be easy to say UD could follow UConn's path after Lobo and become an ...



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Which Area Emergency Rooms Have Longest Wait Times

... government says 31 minutes on average. But that's better than the wait at Hartford Hospital (80 minutes) or Bridgeport Hospital (86 minutes), according to a new database causing some hospital officials nationwide to cringe. Danbury Hospital and New ...



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Police Investigating Saturday Reports of Shots Fired on Suncrest Road

... Norwalk was arrested and charged on Monday with disorderly conduct. John Langley , 57, of 240 Oak Street, Bridgeport, was arrested and charged on Sunday with criminal trespassing. Filippo Mastroianni , 33, of 10 Ambler, Norwalk, was arrested and ...



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Port Chester Store Security Guard Accused of Shoplifting at Neighboring Store

... from another nearby store, according to Port Chester Police. Latoya Amoy Campbell, 23, of 30 Poplar St., Bridgeport, CT, was arrested Saturday after security officers at the Port Chester Kohl's store accused her of taking the merchandise without ...



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Obituary: Andrew Yapo, age 74

... of Milford, beloved husband of Nancy Yapo for 47 years, died peacefully on Thursday, March 21. Andrew was born in Bridgeport, CT on November 30, 1938 to the late Theodore and Mary Cici Yapo. Andrew proudly served in the U.S. Army for two years. He ...



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Obituary: Nicholas C. Testa, Sr., age 86

... of Milford, beloved husband of the late Ethel Powers Testa, died on Sunday, March 24th. Nicholas was born in Bridgeport, CT on January 8, 1927 to the late Aniello and Anna Catulo Testa. Nicholas proudly served our county in the Navy during WWII. ...



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Rally to call attention to deportations

... for the rights of undocumented students and their families, and the Brazilian Immigrant Center, which is based in Bridgeport, but sends staff to Danbury monthly, organized the event, which is sponsored by local congregations and interfaith ...



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Fairfield lawyer seeks '14 nod for secretary of the state

... gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley would have won the 2010 election if it weren't for ballot irregularities in Bridgeport. In fact, Foley never pursued a legal remedy for his election loss because he believed the Bridgeport results did not affect the ...



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Monday, March 25, 2013

Rich Elliott: 'Big and quick' Huskies fueled by defense

... face and just reading the defense." Maryland is next in line for the Huskies Saturday at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. They held the Terrapins to a season-low 48 points in a 15-point win at the XL Center Dec. 3. Look for the same type of ...



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A Little Good News

... on December 18th, 2012, which followed 40 seventh and eighth grade students from the Roosevelt School of Bridgeport, Connecticut on their private tour with artist Chuck Close of his exhibition at the Pace Gallery in Manhattan. The Roosevelt School ...



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Mosqueda-Lewis, Stewart shine in win

... seniors still have at least one more game in Connecticut to play - the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight will be played in Bridgeport - but as far as the Huskies' home court is concerned, the win against Vanderbilt was the end of the line. "It was great, ...



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UConn women rout Vanderbilt and advance to Sweet 16

... ts. UConn will play fourth-seeded Maryland, a 74-49 winner over Michigan State, in the round of 16 on Saturday in Bridgeport.



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Maryland star Alyssa Thomas drops 28 on Michigan State to send Terrapins to Sweet 16

... "We don't want to go home. And we wanted to get out of College Park," said Thomas, whose club is headed to Bridgeport, Connecticut to play No. 1 seed UConn Saturday. Maryland lost to the Huskies by 25 in the sixth game of the season. "This is a ...



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Rally to call attention to deportations

... the rights of undocumented students and their families, and the Brazilian Immigrant Center , which is based in Bridgeport but send staff to Danbury monthly, organized the event, which is sponsored by local congregations and interfaith organizations. ...



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Michigan State women fall to Maryland, 74-49

... Rutan scored 18 and Tianna Hawkins added 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Terps, who advance to the Sweet 16 in Bridgeport, Conn.



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UConn women cruise by Vanderbilt

... UConn women's basketball team defeated No. 8 Vanderbilt 77-44 Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Bridgeport regional. Staff reports STORRS -- The top-seeded UConn women's basketball team defeated No. 8 Vanderbilt 77-44 Monday night in the ...



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Voice of the People: March 25, 2013

... they can call whomever they please, but I think their lack of judgement and discretion is appalling." Jules from Bridgeport said, "It makes me angry too. I suggest legislation preventing all robocalls to all Connecticut residents. There's no need ...



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Suffolk County Rating Cut by Fitch After Sandy Hurts Tax Revenue

... he storm inundated New York City's subway system and ravaged shore communities from New Jersey's Atlantic City to Bridgeport, Connecticut.



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Bridgeport Man Arrested for Punching Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend

A 41 year-old Bridgeport man was arrested on Friday for allegedly leaving threatening messages on his ex-girlfriend's phone and punching her on the head, according to police.



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Who Was First? The Wrights or Whitehead?

... the time has come for a fresh look. What are the claims? On August 18, 1901, Richard Howell, a reporter for the Bridgeport [CT] Sunday Herald, published an account of the early morning flight of August 14, in which he claimed that Whitehead ...



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Police: Port Chester Security Guard Caught Shoplifting

... the items was estimated to be $538. When police arrived they discovered that the woman, a 23-year-old resident of Bridgeport, Conn., was actually a security guard from the neighboring A.I. Friedman's store. She was on her break during the incident, ...



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Police: Man Eats at Restaurant, Says He Can't Pay. Twice.

... bond, if any, and court date was not available Monday. Stamford Arrests Steven Barnes , 39, of Maurice Street, Bridgeport, charged Sunday afternoon with third-degree criminal trespass and possession of less than four ounces of marijuana. John E. ...



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