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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Danbury-based FuelCell Energy lands United Illuminating contract

... fuel cells the company will build for United Illuminating. One of the two fuel cells will be located in Bridgeport as part of the renewal-energy park under development on the site of a former landfill near Seaside Park -- a part of Mayor Bill Finch ...



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visit|article-5439443|interleaved-5443668-tab4|1Sneakerheads making tracks to Arena

... do was $3,850 a pair, and we only bought two pairs," said Dave Schneider, owner of Jimmy's Clothing & Footwear in Bridgeport and West Hartford. But Schneider never had any intention of actually selling the sneakers. Nor did he plan on keeping them ...



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Bridgeport student accused of pricking other students with needles

Bridgeport school officials say several elementary students were treated at the hospital Wednesday after being pricked by needles brought to school by another student.



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Would metal detectors have prevented tragedy?

A sign points out the presence of security cameras outside Classical Studies Academy at 240 Linwood Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Pot-dispensary applicants still trying

Despite the cold shoulder from zoning officials, two Trumbull women licensed to open a medical marijuana dispensary have not given up on doing so in Bridgeport.



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Bridgeport and about two dozen other communities would be able to delay their local property revaluations under a bill that passed the state Senate on Wednesday after five hours of debate and eight failed Republican amendments.



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FuelCell Energy receives contract for two 2.8MW direct fuel cell power plants from utility

... from United Illuminating (UI), part of UIL Holdings Corporation. One direct fuel cell system will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut as part of a distributed renewable power generation project that also includes a solar array. The second ...



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... megawatt fuel cells the company will build for United Illuminating. One of the two fuel cells will be located in Bridgeport as part of the renewal energy park that's under development on the site of a former landfill near Seaside Park -a part of ...



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Running: Bridgeport schools winning uphill battle with Beast 5k

... teacher Chris Kinsley to keep overcoming barriers and pushing to give more athletic options for the youth of Bridgeport. Kinsley strives to reach his goal of providing "opportunities" for the city youth with more athletic outlets, especially through ...



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FuelCell gets new UI contract

... megawatt fuel cells the company will build for United Illuminating. One of the two fuel cells will be located in Bridgeport as part of the renewal energy park that's under development on the site of a former landfill near Seaside Park -a part of ...



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Finch advocates for pre-k proposal

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch , a former state senator, returned to his old stomping grounds Wednesday morning to push for House ratification of the governor's proposal to create 1,020 new pre-kindergarten seats statewide.



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Boehringer pledges drugs to free clinics

Volunteer nurse Ralph Behlok takes Kenneth Harvey's blood pressure during a visit to the Americares Free Clinic in Bridgeport, Conn., Tuesday, April 29, 2014.



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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, a former state senator, returned to his old stomping grounds Wednesday morning to push for House ratification of the governor's proposal to create 1,020 new pre-kindergarten seats statewide.



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New London County earns failing grade for air quality

... earned failing grades for high levels of smog, with Fairfield County having the worst overall air quality. The Bridgeport coal plant in Fairfield County contributes to the smog problem there. Litchfield County had the best grade, earning a "C," and ...



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Go Figure: Study Finds Girls Who Were Called Fat As Kids More Likely To Be Obese Later

Even though the Bridgeport, Conn. area ranks among the top 10 thinnest cities according to a recent Gallup survey , a new study finds that telling a young girl she's fat increases the risk that she'll eventually become obese .



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Why FuelCell (FCEL) Stock Is Up Today

The first site will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut with the second site to be named in the next 30 days.



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... do was $3,850 a pair, and we only bought two pairs," said Dave Schneider, owner of Jimmy's Clothing & Footwear in Bridgeport and West Hartford. But Schneider never had any intention of actually selling the sneakers. Nor did he plan on keeping them ...



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Shares of FuelCell Energy Higher by 5% After Being Awarded 5.6...

Contracts Executed for a 2.8 megawatt Power Plant in Bridgeport Connecticut Second Connecticut Site to be named in the next 30 days FuelCell Energy, Inc. , a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, announced another utility-scale award for two 2.8 megawatt ... (more)



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Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, a former state senator, returned to his old stomping grounds Wednesday morning to push for House ratification of the governor's proposal to create 1,020 new pre-Kindergarten seats statewide.



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Connecticut Sneaker Show: Sneakerheads making tracks to arena

A pair of Yeezy 2 Red October will be raffled off at the Connecticut Sneaker Show at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, May 4. A pair of OG Jordan Shadow Grey 10's will be raffled off at the Connecticut Sneaker Show at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, May 4. Photo: Contributed Photo A pair of OG Jordan Aqua 8's will be raffled off ... (more)



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Pre-K push: A wise investment

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch , a former state senator, returned to his old stomping grounds Wednesday morning to push for House ratification of the governor's proposal to create 1,020 new pre-Kindergarten seats statewide.



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Malloy unveils latest stage of 'Still Revolutionary' tourism campaign

... the preview of the ad campaign were photos of Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art in Montville, Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and tubing on the Farmington River. Wyman noted that Connecticut spent only $1 on tourism before Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was ...



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FuelCell Energy to install fuel cell power plants for United Illuminating

FuelCell Energy Inc. won a utility-scale award for two 2.8 MW DFC3000 fuel cell power plants by United Illuminating, part of UIL Holdings Corp. One power plant will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut as part of a distributed renewable power generation project that also includes a solar array.



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FuelCell awarded 5.6MW of power plants by United Illuminating

... power plants by United Illuminating, part of UIL Holdings Corporation (UIL). One power plant will be located in Bridgeport, Connecticut as part of a distributed renewable power generation project that also includes a solar array. The second ...



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Cities consider legal fight over charter schools

Education officials in Bridgeport and Stamford are considering a legal fight to prevent new charter schools from moving into those cities.



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St. John Paul II honored by area Poles

The Rev. Stefan Morawski, the Rev. George Maslar and the Rev. Michal Socha, from left, stand in front of the newly named St. John Paul II Corner Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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BOE moves forward on Harding plan

The old pedestrian gate is the only structure that remains at the former GE property on Boston Ave. in Bridgeport, Conn., March 12, 2014.



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Bead Industries to Celebrate its Centennial with Open House

... students to pursue careers in manufacturing and related technical and engineering fields. Founded in 1914 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bead Industries developed and manufactured Bead Chain for electric light pulls. Using the same innovative ...



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Mark Nuckols: A local perspective on Russia's schemes in Ukraine

... persons camp in Germany following World War II; his family emigrated to the U.S. in 1954, settling first in Bridgeport, Conn., then in Newark, N.J. He attended a Ukrainian Catholic parochial school from grades 6 to 8. "I spoke only Ukrainian with ...



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Bluefish working hard, succeeding at increasing attendance

Young fans try to get mascott B.B. the Bluefish's attention to throw them a T-shirt during Bluefish game action against the Sugar Land Skeeters at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Danbury area firm pledges drugs to AmeriCares

Volunteer nurse Ralph Behlok takes Kenneth Harvey's blood pressure during a visit to the Americares Free Clinic in Bridgeport, Conn., Tuesday, April 29, 2014.



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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Young Russian dancers share their culture with every step

... morning, the group had just performed for Long Ridge School in Stamford and were headed to a charter school in Bridgeport in the afternoon. During the upcoming weekend, they are expected to make stops at Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk on ...



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Sneakerheads swarming Arena for Connecticut Sneaker Show

A pair of Yeezy 2 Red October will be raffled off at the Connecticut Sneaker Show at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, May 4. Photo: Contributed Photo A pair of OG Jordan Shadow Grey 10's will be raffled off at the Connecticut Sneaker Show at Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena on Sunday, May 4. Photo: Contributed Photo A pair of OG Jordan ... (more)



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Company pledges drugs to AmeriCares

Volunteer nurse Ralph Behlok takes Kenneth Harvey's blood pressure during a visit to the Americares Free Clinic in Bridgeport, Conn., Tuesday, April 29, 2014.



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The working poor: Struggling with poverty in Fairfield County

... she and her husband, Robert, learned that their 23-year-old daughter, Kelly Ana , had been brutally murdered in Bridgeport and they decided to raise their then 2-year-old grandson. Haydee, 59, took early retirement from her job managing a post ...



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SHU agrees to buy Jewish Senior Services facility in 2016 for $16.5 million

... Conn. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo: Brian A. Pounds The former Jewish Community Center on Park Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., the future home of Jewish Senior Services, on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Photo: Brian A. Pounds A rendering of the new ...



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Metro-North accelerates on new safety system

... officials have focused more intently on implementing the technology this year after a derailment of a train in Bridgeport last May and collision with another began a series of accidents and other mishaps that drew attention to modernizing the ...



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Bridgeport, Stamford might challenge charters

... grade, beginning with pre-K through first-grade students in the 2015-16 school year. Great Oaks Charter School in Bridgeport would specialize in serving students who are learning English. Great Oaks would serve students in grades 6-12, beginning ...



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... nal and civil manner." Services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Congregation B'Nai Israel, 2710 Park Ave., Bridgeport, with burial to follow in B'Nai Israel Cemetery on Kings Highway.



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... JSS' property for $16.5 million after the nursing home moves to a new intergenerational campus on Park Avenue in Bridgeport in the spring of 2016. The purchase will add 15.6 acres of land adjacent to Sacred Heart's 77-acre main campus. JSS, also ...



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Bridgeport, Stamford might challenge chartersvisit|article-5440004|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

Bridgeport and Stamford might join forces to fight the state over placement of three new charter schools in their cities.



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Sidney S. Postol, a veteran of town and state public service, died Monday at age 96.

... nal and civil manner." Services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Congregation B'Nai Israel, 2710 Park Ave., Bridgeport, with burial to follow in B'Nai Israel Cemetery on Kings Highway.



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Sandra J. Rocco

Sandra "Sandy" J. Rocco, 67, passed away April 23, 2014, at a Bangor hospital. She was born May 14, 1946, in Bridgeport, CT, the daughter of Leroy W. and Mary E. Drew.



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Keep Harding plan moving

The issue: The city's plan to build a new Harding high school on part of the site of the sprawling former General Electric plant on Bridgeport's East Side has been ensnared in a thicket of red tape and political jousting for the last several years.



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Author Cindy Eastman doing signing

Bridgeport native Cindy Eastman is the author of iFlip-Flops After Fifty: And Other Thoughts on Aging I Remembered to Write Down.i The book, her first, is a heartwarming, funny and inspirational collection of essays on coming to terms with aging and change.



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Brian Oa Keefe honored by ECC

Brian O'Keefe from Milford was named the East Coast Conference pitcher of the week, after the University of Bridgeport lefthander went 2-0 with an 0.50 ERA.



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Obituary: Maren Victoria Sanchez

... were privileged of basking in her light, including her maternal grandparents, Irene Roberto and Don Cimarelli of Bridgeport; paternal grandparents Neyci and Jose "Pepe" Sanchez of Miami, FL; siblings, Brittney Sanchez of Miami, FL and Jordan Sanchez ...



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... After 50: And Other Thoughts on Aging I Remembered to Write Down" is the name of Cindy Eastman's new book. The Bridgeport native and Watertown resident will stop in Bethel this week for a discussion and signing. Eastman will visit Byrd's Books on ...



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... global warming and climate change, experts said. Connecticut is one of nine states and five cities -- including Bridgeport -- which intervened in the court case, arguing that under the federal Clean Air Act the EPA is empowered to impose ...



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St. John Paul II honored by area Poles

The Rev. Stefan Morawski, the Rev. George Maslar and the Rev. Michal Socha, from left, stand in front of the newly named St. John Paul II Corner Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Sidney Postol, World War II Veteran, Dedicated Public Servant, Dies at 96

Sidney S. Postol, 96, of Fairfield, passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014 at The Carolton of Fairfield. Born in Bridgeport to the late Norman and Henrietta Postol, he attended Bridgeport Public Schools. Mr. Postol was a graduate of Yale College in ...



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Leone Supports Bill to Broaden Veterans' Job Benefits

... Leone and House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin/Southington). Aresimowicz, State Rep. Jack Hennessy (D-Bridgeport) and Leone (D-Stamford/Darien) held a press conference in support of the bill - An Act Concerning The Findings of The ...



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Sound Tigers host locker room used-gear sale

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers will host its annual locker room sale at Webster Bank Arena on Saturday, May 3 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Whether you're a hockey player looking to purchase cool, inexpensive gear, or if you're just a collector, the Sound Tigers' Annual Locker Room Collectible Sale is the perfect event.



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Milford pays tribute to Sanchez

... and a teacher's aide held the dying girl's head in her lap until help arrived. She was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital . Plaskon was arrested a short time later and was cooperative, police said. They said the knife he used was left at the ...



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... Curtiss Hangar at Sikorsky Airport," he said. "There should be enough there to build exhibits in Fairfield, Bridgeport and Stratford." He said an old wooden tool box was found in the cellar, and he hopes an investigation of the yard might yield some ...



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Tiny Miracles Foundation Hosts Gala Fundraiser In Westport

The annual gala is set for 7 p.m. at The Inn at Longshore in Westport. The Tiny Miracles Foundation services Fairfield County and includes Stamford, Norwalk, Bridgeport and Danbury Hospitals.



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Bead Industries to Celebrate its Centennial with Open House

... students to pursue careers in manufacturing and related technical and engineering fields. Founded in 1914 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bead Industries developed and manufactured Bead Chain for electric light pulls. Using the same innovative ...



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In Context: War Report, Segment 1

The In Context War Report, a monthly one hour analysis of global warfare, is produced by MDR Productions, Inc. and originates at Pacifica affiliate WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, CT whose signal reaches most of Connecticut and parts of New York.



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Milford Police Blotter: DUI, Criminal Mischief, Violation of a Protective Order

Barbara Quirk, 41, of Fairview Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged April 23 with sixth-degree larceny, third-degree criminal mischief, first-degree failure to appear in court and three counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.



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Failed robbery attempt earns Stamford teen prison time

... not be ignored. Graham and another man police have identified as Jeremy "J Rock" Robinson, 22, of Main Street in Bridgeport, burst through the door of the liquor store wearing masks five minutes before it was set to close. Graham later told police ...



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... not be ignored. Graham and another man police have identified as Jeremy "J Rock" Robinson, 22, of Main Street in Bridgeport, burst through the door of the liquor store wearing masks five minutes before it was set to close. Graham later told police ...



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Driver Faces Greenwich DWI Charge

A motorist is facing several motor vehicle charges including driving while intoxicated after he was stopped by Greenwich Police in the Byram neighborhood of town.



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Monday, April 28, 2014

Metro-North: Commuters Can Trust New Timetable

... increase the frequency of trains and minimize travel time. It's been almost a full year since the derailment in Bridgeport and since then, New Haven line customers have been enduring longer, less reliable train service," Malloy said in a statement. ...



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Stags top seed in ECAC lacrosse tournament

... meet Saturday at 5 p.m.The tournament championship will be broadcast on Fox Sports 2 . ECC PITCHER OF WEEK: Bridgeport junior left-hander Brian O'Keefe of Milford was named the East Coast Conference Pitcher of the Week as he went 2-0 with a 0.50 ...



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Newman's Own introduces Greek nonfat yogurt

Newman's Own is making greek yogurt and Stop & Shop in Bridgeport and other New England grocery stores offer the product.



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visit|article-5436686|interleaved-28469-tab1|1Friends, family pay tribute to Sanchez

... and a teacher's aide held the dying girl's head in her lap until help arrived. She was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital. Plaskon was arrested a short time later and was cooperative, police said. They said the knife he used was left at the ...



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Bethel crematorium faces obstaclesvisit|article-5436324|interleaved-28495-breaking-news|2

... a day entering the park for this purpose. Connecticut has 18 crematories, including in Oxford, Stamford and Bridgeport, as much as a third less than some states with comparable populations. The process calls for a funeral home to deliver a casket ...



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Newman's Own introduces Greek non-fat yogurt

Newman's Own is making greek yogurt and Stop & Shop in Bridgeport and other New England grocery stores offer the product.



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... Curtiss Hangar at Sikorsky Airport," he said. "There should be enough there to build exhibits in Fairfield, Bridgeport and Stratford." He said that an old wooden tool box was found in the cellar and he hopes that an investigation of the yard might ...



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Bethel crematorium faces obstacles

... a day entering the park for this purpose. Connecticut has 18 crematories, including in Oxford, Stamford and Bridgeport, as much as a third less than some states with comparable populations. The process calls for a funeral home to deliver a casket ...



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Watch A Behind-The-Scenes Video Of Arcade Fire's Reflektor Tour

... ence's) costumes and the way they loosen inhibitions. Watch below. Fun Fact: Most of this is shot at the arena in Bridgeport, CT about 10 minutes from where I grew up. My first show there was Beauty And The Beast On Ice.



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New Metro-North Schedule Means Shorter Morning Commute

... trains and minimize travel time," said Gov. Dannel Malloy. "It's been almost a full year since the derailment in Bridgeport and since then, New Haven Line customers have been enduring longer, less reliable train service." For the first time in four ...



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Fitch Rates Connecticut General Fund Obligation Bonds 'AA-'; Outlook Negative

... are expected to fund a retail project as part of the much larger Steel Pointe economic development project in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Incremental tax revenue growth is forecast to exceed debt service on the bonds at the time of financing, but bond ...



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Metro-North Shortens Commuting Times

... increase the frequency of trains and minimize travel time. It's been almost a full year since the derailment in Bridgeport and since then, New Haven Line customers have been enduring longer, less reliable train service." Below is the train service's ...



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Metro-North Shortens Commuting Times

... provided by Transportation Technology Center Inc., which Metro-North hired after the May 17, 2013 derailment in Bridgeport. In the past 12 months, an intensive and accelerated track improvement program was begun. In the Bronx, all four tracks have ...



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Make-A-Wish fund-raising event includes young girl's wish granted

Make-A-Wish Connecticut will once again host its annual fund-raising event, Walk for Wishes on Saturday, May 10 at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport.



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Woodbury Bank Recognized as Leader in Energy Conservation

... 31 tons of CO2. Gold Awards for a greater than 20 percent reduction in electricity consumption as well as demand: Bridgeport Board of Education, for reductions by three schools totaling 53, 517 kilowatt hours or 21 percent, and 41 kilowatts in ...



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Malloy unveils latest stage of 'Still Revolutionary' tourism campaign

... the preview of the ad campaign were photos of Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art in Montville, Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and tubing on the Farmington River. Wyman noted that Connecticut spent only $1 on tourism before Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was ...



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Terry Dean Gillette, 75, Former Easton Resident

Gillette was born July 9, 1938, in Bridgeport, to George and Lorraine Seeley Gillette.



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Theodore Westerman, 85, Of Easton

Westerman was born and raised in Bridgeport, he was the son of Samuel and Dorothy Westerman.



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Robert W. Lampe, 88, Longtime Fairfield Resident

Lampe was born in Jersey City, N.J., in 1925, to Herman August and Edna Ashmore Lampe, he served in the Army Air Force from 1944 through 1946 and received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Bridgeport in 1971.



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... with Rank & File at Madame Wong's in Los Angeles and with a rock violinist and cellist at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport. All his incarnations have been amazing. Stage One, my favorite rock club, is a super cool and intimate 200-seat venue that is ...



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Bluefish announce 2014 promotional schedule

Bridgeport, CT - The Bridgeport Bluefish today announced the club's promotional schedule for the 2014 season.



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Column: Ghosts of rock 'n' roll past

... with Rank & File at Madame Wong 's in Los Angeles and with a rock violinist and cellist at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport. All his incarnations have been amazing. Stage One, my favorite rock club, is a super cool and intimate 200-seat venue that is ...



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Dorothy Kiel Iassogna, 91, Of Fairfield, World War II Veteran

Iassogna was born and raised in Huron, S.D., and moved to Bridgeport in 1945 before settling in Fairfield.



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Blight battle in Bridgeport

... years, has been ramping up blight enforcement not only in response to resident complaints, but to also improve Bridgeport's image. Just a few years ago both Forbes Magazine and the "Family Guy" cartoon on Fox were taking potshots at conditions in ...



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Public Safety Bicycle Training

... articipants - police from Hamden and Greenwich, EMS from Stratford, and security personnel from the University of Bridgeport. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Bob Eckman for WestportNow.com



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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Crowd flocks to Wonderland to honor Julie Chu

Olympic silver medalist Julie Chu meets and signs a stick for Michelle Vaidere-Silovs, 14, of Monroe, and other fans at the Bridgeport Wonderland of Ice on Sunday, April 27, 2014.



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Crowd flocks to Wonderland to honor Julie Chuvisit|article-5433798|mobile_home_category_body-1690|2

... we put on the Winter Olympics to see Julie perform marvelously on the big stage," Finch said. "A little bit of Bridgeport goes with you. You're a role model. "It's a great thing to hold up somebody like Julie Chu. A who competed at the collegiate ...



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J.R. Towles was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the ninth inning to lift the Bridgeport Bluefish to their first win of the season, 8-7 over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Sunday at Regency Furniture Stadium.



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10K Winner is First Time Entrant

... today in the 36th annual Minute Man Race at Compo Beach after winning in an official time of 36:38. Arias, a Bridgeport resident, said he is a cook at Planet Pizza in Shelton and ran in the Minute Man race for the first time. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave ...



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Bridgeport Ct Dentist Selected As Best

Apr. 27, 2014 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Bridgeport Ct dentist Dr. Michael Curtis, DMD has been selected to the "America's Best Dentists" directory for 2014.



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Two join Getabout as drivers

... Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Desio was a driver for former Bishop William Lori of the Diocese of Bridgeport. Merchant is a retired Greenwich police officer. Together, the Getabout service team has 36 years of experience serving New Canaan. ...



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... Morris, Olf Veldhuis and Richard Sheridan. Desio was a driver for former Bishop William Lori of the Diocese of Bridgeport. Merchant is a retired Greenwich police officer. Together, the Getabout service team has 36 years of experience serving New ...



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Haydee Lombard remembers the day her life changed 10 years ago. It was raining June 27, when she and her husband, Robert, learned that their 23-year-old daughter Kelly Ana had been brutally murdered in Bridgeport and they decided to raise their then 2-year-old grandson.



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The working poor: Struggling with poverty in Fairfield County

... when she and her husband, Robert, learned that their 23-year-old daughter Kelly Ana had been brutally murdered in Bridgeport and they decided to raise their then 2-year-old grandson. Haydee, 59, took early retirement from her job managing a post ...



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Bluefish drop both ends of doubleheader

The Bridgeport Bluefish were swept in a doubleheader by the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Saturday at Regency Furniture Stadium, losing 4-3 and 7-6.



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Bluefish drop both ends of doubleheadervisit|article-5432844|mobile_home_category_body-1690|2

The Bridgeport Bluefish were swept in a doubleheader by the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs on Saturday at Regency Furniture Stadium, losing 4-3 and 7-6.



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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Students' Clam Jam ends without major problems at Fairfield Beach

... MacNamara carrying a cup of beer. Another student was taken into custody after he allegedly punched one of the Bridgeport police horses in the head -- on hand to assist with crowd control -- while partyers were being dispersed. According to police ...



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... MacNamara carrying a cup of beer. Another student was taken into custody after he allegedly punched one of the Bridgeport police horses in the head -- on hand to assist with crowd control -- while partyers were being dispersed. According to police ...



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Free Comic Book Day Returns to Black Rock's Rogue Comics Saturday May 3rd

... Diamond Distributing, to bring attention to the uniquely American form of entertainment known as comics. Here in Bridgeport, Free Comic Book Day will be hosted by the owner of Rogue Comics , Michael Fuller. An event of epic proportions that will ...



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visit|article-5432410|interleaved-28495-tab2|1What led a 'friend' to kill Sanchez?

... and a teacher's aide held the dying girl's head in her lap until help arrived. She was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital. Classes were dismissed as police declared the school an active crime scene. Plaskon was arrested a short time later and ...



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Bridgeport 1-7, LIU Post 0-4 : Alec Jannotta hit a RBI-double in the top of the ninth inning to score Casey McCone with the game-winning run and Dakota Edwards pitched a complete game shutout with 10 strikeouts in game one and Mike Minter went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and one run scored and Tim Bickford added two RBIs in the second game in the ... (more)



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... and a teacher's aide held the dying girl's head in her lap until help arrived. She was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital. Classes were dismissed as police declared the school an active crime scene. Plaskon was arrested a short time later and ...



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Teen birth rate declining, but still too high

By the numbers Here's a breakdown of births to state residents under 18 in the state in 2011, the most recent year available, from the Connecticut Department of Public Health: In Connecticut: 560 In Fairfield County: 226 In Bridgeport: 59 In Danbury: 18 In Stamford: 12 In Greenwich: 1 Most parents are terrified about the prospect of their teenage ... (more)



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New Shelton shop recalls speakeasy days of Prohibition

... liquor had to be hidden away. Milford resident Lori Sando -- a 30-year nurse at St. Vincent 's Hospital in Bridgeport -- is making her creative dreams come true by designing hideaway bars in one-of-a-kind enclosures. "I love vintage furniture," ...



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... illegal liquor had to be hidden away. Milford resident Lori Sando -- a 30-year nurse at St. Vincent's Hospital in Bridgeport -- is making her creative dreams come true by designing hideaway bars in one-of-a-kind enclosures. "I love vintage ...



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Married sergeants retire from Norwalk police

... Unit for many years and has represented me and the department extremely well,"?Kulhawik said. Carlos Cotto, a Bridgeport native, applied to the Norwalk Police Department after his uncle, Bridgeport Police Lt. Manuel Cotto , encouraged him to do so. ...



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Married sergeants retire from Norwalk PDvisit|article-5431853|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|2

... Unit for many years and has represented me and the department extremely well,"?Kulhawik said. Carlos Cotto, a Bridgeport native, applied to the Norwalk Police Department after his uncle, Bridgeport Police Lt. Manuel Cotto, encouraged him to do so. ...



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Car destroyed by fire may be linked to robberyvisit|article-5431667|mobile_simple_list_body-26795|1

... regarding the license plate. The plate was last registered in August 2010 to a Carroll Avenue address in Bridgeport, and was for a Buick Le Sabre. According to the report, West Haven police are investigating an armed robbery on Route 34 the night ...



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American artist Jill Magid's first solo exhibition with RaebervonStenglin opens in Zurich

... Magid explains, 'always an attempt at reproduction', homages rather than forgeries. Jill Magid was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1973. She received a Master of Science in Visual Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, ...



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Friday, April 25, 2014

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... assignments that day, as well as one of the security firms used at the Gathering of the Vibes festival in Bridgeport. There will be additional police officers, augmented by officers from area towns, on duty in the beach area outside Lantern Point, ...



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Group protests social club

L&A Social Club member Morris Young II plays a game of pool at the private club on Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn.



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... to this key life decision. Panel members include: Byron Knox, women's gymnastics coach at the University of Bridgeport; Andy Lausier, wrestling coach at Sacred Heart University; Keith Levinthal, Manhattanville College's athletic director; and Cary ...



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Bridgeport's Steelpointe Harbor advances with property transfer

Robert Christoph, founder of developer RCI Group, at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Steelpointe Harbor development in Bridgeport on May 13, 2013.



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Man Charged With Exploding Aerial Fireworks In Fairfield In Broad Daylight

... into the trunk of a car and determined that they had set off the firework, police said. Richard Benevides, 48, of Bridgeport, told the officer that he had lighted the firework and that it had been his idea, police said. The officer found three ...



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What to Do with Kids Fairfield Co. this Weekend

... sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. "Basic Stage Combat" for Middle Schoolers at the Byram Shubert Library in Greenwich at Byram Shubert Library . Students will learn the art of the stage magician. Stage combat, like dance, is choreographed with ...



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Giulietti: Metro-North gaining on goals

... Rob Driscoll, a Westport commuter, said that it would be ruinous to communities like Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport if the railroad can't trim trip times that can extend past 70 minutes in each direction to Grand Central Terminal. "If we ...



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Robert Christoph, founder of developer RCI Group, at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Steelpointe Harbor development in Bridgeport on May 13, 2013.



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Petillo: A new era for Connecticut or a major step backward?

... remedy the academic achievement gap for children from underserved communities. This program serves children from Bridgeport schools through K-3 academic programs during a six-week summer enrichment program and with academies held on Saturdays during ...



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Winter Dance Party Proves Worth of Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theater

... Scinto's Chairman, has been the theater's Chairman of the Board and a major support for more than 30 years. The Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret Theater recently presented its "Winter Dance Party" March 14-16. The event was important not only because it ...



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Blight battle in Bridgeportvisit|article-5429563|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

... for years, has been ramping up blight enforcement not only in response to resident complaints but to also improve Bridgeport's image. Just a few years ago both Forbes Magazine and the "Family Guy" cartoon on FOX were taking potshots at conditions in ...



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Oklahoma State Lands Top JUCO Transfer

... a redshirt at the College of Southern Idaho. Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Allen led Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn., to a pair of state championships. Allen, ranked among the top-15 junior-college transfers in 2014, chose Oklahoma ...



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New England Ballet's 'Adventure' a melange of tales

New England Ballet Co. presents a family production, "The Adventures of Little Red Riding Hood," Sunday, April 27, at the Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport.



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... their paths will cross in a New England Ballet Co. production set for Sunday, April 27, at The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport. "The Adventures of Little Red Riding Hood," with music by Rachmaninov and choreography by long-time NEBC associate Victor ...



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Letter: Thanks for art-show supportvisit|article-5429048|mobile_simple_list_body-26795|3

... A women's leadership and volunteer organization, the Junior League has been making a difference in the greater Bridgeport area for more than 93 years. Our largest annual fundraiser, the art show, was April 4-6. With Fairfield's Burr Homestead ...



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Letter: Thanks for art-show support

... A women's leadership and volunteer organization, the Junior League has been making a difference in the greater Bridgeport area for more than 93 years. Our largest annual fundraiser, the art show, was April 4-6. With Fairfield's Burr Homestead ...



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Out and About in Fairfield County this Weekend

... sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. "Basic Stage Combat" for Middle Schoolers at the Byram Shubert Library in Greenwich at Byram Shubert Library . Students will learn the art of the stage magician. Stage combat, like dance, is choreographed with ...



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Out and About in Fairfield County this weekend

... sell hot dogs and sodas at lunchtime. "Basic Stage Combat" for Middle Schoolers at the Byram Shubert Library in Greenwich at Byram Shubert Library . Students will learn the art of the stage magician. Stage combat, like dance, is choreographed with ...



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... Rob Driscoll, a Westport commuter, said that it would be ruinous to communities like Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport if the railroad can't trim trip times that can extend past 70 minutes in each direction to Grand Central Terminal. "If we ...



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Westport commuter forum told Metro-North on track to meet on-time, safety goals

... Rob Driscoll, a Westport commuter, said that it would be ruinous to communities like Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport if the railroad can't trim trip times that can extend past 70 minutes in each direction to Grand Central Terminal. "If we ...



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Malloy unveils latest stage of 'Still Revolutionary' tourism campaign

... the preview of the ad campaign were photos of Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art in Montville, Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport and tubing on the Farmington River. Wyman noted that Connecticut spent only $1 on tourism before Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was ...



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Giulietti: Metro-North gaining on goalsvisit|article-5428511|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

... Rob Driscoll, a Westport commuter, said that it would be ruinous to communities like Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport if the railroad can't trim trip times that can extend past 70 minutes in each direction to Grand Central Terminal. "If we ...



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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Big fifth inning propels Blue Crabs past Bluefish

The first four innings went smoothly enough for Bridgeport Bluefish starter D.J. Mitchell .



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Education advocates want more from city

... For the past few years, the Finch administration, education officials and the state have been debating whether Bridgeport is fully funding city schools in accordance with a mandated minimum budget requirement. Last year the fight was over $3.2 ...



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The first four innings went smoothly enough for Bridgeport Bluefish starter D.J. Mitchell.



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Giulietti: Metro-North gaining on goalsvisit|article-5428293|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|2

... Rob Driscoll, a Westport commuter, said that it would be ruinous to communities like Westport, Fairfield and Bridgeport if the railroad can't trim trip times that can extend past 70 minutes in each direction to Grand Central Terminal. "If we ...



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Education advocates want more from cityvisit|article-5428352|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

... For the past few years, the Finch administration, education officials and the state have been debating whether Bridgeport is fully funding city schools in accordance with a mandated minimum budget requirement. Last year the fight was over $3.2 ...



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Service Sunday planned by SLOBS group in Westport

... From helping rebuild from storms like Sandy, to conducting daily tutoring sessions with elementary level kids in Bridgeport, to bringing full meals to the Gillespie Center every week, SLOBS members truly do it all," said Noah Prince , a member of ...



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... From helping rebuild from storms like Sandy, to conducting daily tutoring sessions with elementary level kids in Bridgeport, to bringing full meals to the Gillespie Center every week, SLOBS members truly do it all," said Noah Prince, a member of the ...



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... UB CHANGE: The start time of Friday's East Coast Conference baseball game between LIU Post and the University of Bridgeport to be played at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard has been moved to 7 p.m. from its originally scheduled time of 11 a.m.



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Regional college notebook: Saturday a big day for Fairfield lacrosse

... UB CHANGE: The start time of Friday's East Coast Conference baseball game between LIU Post and the University of Bridgeport to be played at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard has been moved to 7 p.m. from its originally scheduled time of 11 a.m.



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'Modern Fable' a Klein showcase for talented kids

... Klein Memorial Auditorium. More than 100 students will participate in the family show on Friday, April 25, at the Bridgeport theater. Admission is free. Photo: Contributed Photo, Contributed Photo Rehearsals for "A Modern Fable" take place on a ...



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Kids, gunplay don't mix, even when it's fake

One has to wonder what, if anything, was going through the minds of school and police department bigs when they signed off on the "active shooter drill" that took place last week at Cesar A. Batalla School on State Street in Bridgeport.



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... short period. Cara Bertini, director of development at the municipally owned Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport, knows about such things first hand. As program director for the new ASK/After School at the Klein program, Bertini said the ...



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visit|article-5426371|interleaved-28469-tab1|1Clam Jam faces wave of enforcement

... assignments that day, as well as one of the security firms used at the Gathering of the Vibes concert in Bridgeport. There will be additional police officers, augmented by officers from area towns, on duty in the beach area outside Lantern Point, ...



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Greenwich classical concert series wraps up successful first year

... Stanwich School in Greenwich, Conn. Contributed photo/Kim Washam Photo: Contributed Photo This illustration, by Bridgeport, Conn., artist Lizzie Rockwell, who grew up in Greenwich, Conn., is the logo for a free classical music concert series for ...



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Bridgeport's arts nexus celebrates 10th anniversary

If You Go: City Lights Gallery, 37 Markle Court, Bridgeport. Saturday, May 10, preview party, 6 to 7 p.m., $150 individual, $200 per couple ; general reception 7 to 10 p.m., $35, $50 per couple.



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What began as a commercial for-profit art gallery in downtown Bridgeport has evolved during the past decade into a nonprofit tool that enriches the community -- adults and children alike.



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Emma Sulick, 91, Former Fairfield Resident

Sulick was born in Bridgeport, to John and Mary Franchi. She was a lifelong area resident.



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The Adventure Parks Say, 'Thank You, Forest!' for Arbor Day 2014 With Free Gift Trees

... http://ift.tt/1mHAtsy - Starting at 3:00 PM - The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum 4450 Park Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604 PH: (203) 690-1717 http://ift.tt/1jTsfs4 - Starting at 3:00 PM - The Adventure Park at Frankenmuth 1375 Weiss Street ...



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Cory Dawid, of Easton, appears in Superior Court, in Bridgeport, Conn., March 17, 2014.



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Trumbull passes budget for 2014-15

... nding a decision from the Legislature on a bill that would allow municipalities to delay the process. The city of Bridgeport also counts on the passage of the bill in its 2014-15 budget, now before its City Council.



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Proposal would build new stage in Stratford

... the London Globe ," Piccolo told reporters in the conference room at his P&C Fence Co. , just over the border, in Bridgeport.



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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Proposal would build new stage in Stratfordvisit|article-5425788|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

... London Globe," Piccolo told reporters in the conference room at his P&C Fence Company, just over the border, in Bridgeport. But, they said, their budget sheets only balance if the nonprofit stage operation and the planned education wing are ...



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Proposal would build new stage in Stratford

John Piccolo, owner of P & C Fence Company in Bridgeport, explains the plans he is submitting to Stratford for a new Shakespeare Park complex with a theater, restaurant and catering facility and independent and assisted living residence.



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Norwalk's Iannazzo embraces chance to prove himself with Bluefish

Bridgeport Bluefish player Sean Burroughs speaks during an interview at media day in Bridgeport, Conn., April 23, 2014.



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Finch not giving up on chickensvisit|article-5425402|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|1

... to break a tie. "The city will be shortchanged the money and permit fees." Hen-raising is allowed and going on in Bridgeport. But the existing ordinance giving the health director discretion to provide written approval is vague and rarely followed. ...



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$5 million bail for Easton "noose" manvisit|article-5425440|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

Cory Dawid, of Easton, appears in Superior Court, in Bridgeport, Conn., March 17, 2014.



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Ceremony honors L'Ambiance workers

The ceremony commemorating the 27th anniversary of the L'Ambiance Plaza collapse at City Hall in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Arrests Made In Bridgeport Fatal Crashes

... severely injured. The victim, Donald Denke, died from his injuries on Sept. 1, police said. Jose Claudio, 55, of Bridgeport, was charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle and failure to obey a stop sign in connection with a crash on ...



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Finch not giving up on chickens

... to break a tie. "The city will be shortchanged the money and permit fees." Hen-raising is allowed and going on in Bridgeport. But the existing ordinance giving the health director discretion to provide written approval is vague and rarely followed. ...



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'Shrek' opens at Downtown Cabaret Theatrevisit|article-5425074|mobile_home_category_body-1686|4

... ... That's what I love about theater, it's much more personal than a movie," he said. Root is in charge of the Bridgeport Theatre Company production of "Shrek the Musical" that opens at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre on Friday, April 25. "Shrek the ...



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Trumbull passes budget for 2014-15visit|article-5425173|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|2

... a decision from the legislature on a bill that would allow municipalities to delay the process. The city of Bridgeport also counts on the passage of the bill in its 2014-15 budget, now before its City Council. Town Council Budget Vote The 2014-15 ...



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Senate approves workers' history curriculumvisit|article-5425251|mobile_simple_list_body-11991|1

A seemingly minor bill that would include labor history and free market capitalism in the public school curriculum sent the state Senate into a 90-minute debate Wednesday on the U.S. Constitution, balancing checkbooks and the 27th anniversary of the building collapse that killed 28 construction workers in Bridgeport.



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'Shrek' opens at Downtown Cabaret Theatre

... to find really creative solutions that are a lot of fun," he said. Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Friday, April 25-Saturday, May 10. $18. 203-576-1636, http://ift.tt/1jPJxq0.



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Trumbull passes budget for 2014-15

... nding a decision from the legislature on a bill that would allow municipalities to delay the process. The city of Bridgeport also counts on the passage of the bill in its 2014-15 budget, now before its City Council.



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Senate approves workers' history curriculum

A seemingly minor bill that would include labor history and free market capitalism in the public school curriculum sent the state Senate into a 90-minute debate Wednesday on the U.S. Constitution, balancing checkbooks and the 27th anniversary of the building collapse that killed 28 construction workers in Bridgeport.



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'Shrek' opens at Downtown Cabaret Theatre

... to find really creative solutions that are a lot of fun," he said. Downtown Cabaret Theatre, 263 Golden Hill St., Bridgeport. Friday, April 25-Saturday, May 10. $18. 203-576-1636, http://ift.tt/1jPJxq0.



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The Bridgeport mayor took advantage of Earth Day on Tuesday morning to boost the progress of Eco-Technology Park, a development of reclaimed derelict industrial land on the west side of the city that has attracted several companies that have a basis in recycling materials or clean-energy use.



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Finch touts Bridgeport's role in 'greening' America

From left; Bill Malone, owner of Enviro Express Natural Gas, LLC, discusses his facility with Bridgeport Regional Business Council President Paul Timpanelli and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch during a walking tour of the city's Eco-Technology Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Family Portrait Artist

About a year ago, artist Wendy Shalen visited her elderly mother at her home in Bridgeport, Conn., and began drawing a portrait of her in silver-point, a type of sterling silver pencil that tarnishes and turns brown on paper over time.



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Martin H. Mard, 89, Past President of East Chop Beach Club

Martin H. Mard died March 11 at age 89. He was the son of Martin H. and Thora (Norton) Mard. He was raised in Bridgeport, Conn., a graduate of Bassick High School. Martin graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1949 with an engineering ...



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John Ratzenberger visits West Shore Middle School in Milford

Most adults know his as Cliff Clavin from Cheers but the kids mostly know Ratzenberger more by his voices in Pixar movies The kids asked a lot of questions about those movies, but Ratzenberger also talked about growing up in Bridgeport, his interest in building things and how he ended up an actor.



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Winter Dance Party Proves Worth of Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theater

... Scinto's Chairman, has been the theater's Chairman of the Board and a major support for more than 30 years. The Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret Theater recently presented its "Winter Dance Party" March 14-16. The event was important not only because it ...



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Man on scooter struck by DUI drivervisit|article-5424295|interleaved-28469-breaking-news|1

... motor vehicle and failure to insure. Satmary, who said he had a few drinks at Chubby's, on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, was driving down Grasmere toward Home Depot when he crossed over the double-yellow traffic line and hit the scooter. The ...



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Bryna Brennan, 73, Former Fairfield Resident

Brennan was born June 23, 1940, to David and Freida Bissell Schocket in Great Barrington, Mass., where she lived until leaving to attend the University of Bridgeport.



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Gene Johnson, of Stratford, facing drug charges in Bridgeport

Police say they arrested Gene Johnson on Monday after he approached a car parked on Washington Terrace and offered to sell the passengers marijuana, crack cocaine and heroin. Police say he even pulled a bag of crack from his sock and talked about on the quality of the drugs.



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The Alternate Routes play the Riviera with Ingrid Michaelson

... at the Riviera with supporting act The Alternate Routes . The Alternate Routes is an American rock band out of Bridgeport, Connecticut formed by Tim Warren and Eric Donnelly in 2002. Perhaps best known for their most recent single and personal ...



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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Bridgeport parents upset over policy change on escorting students into James Curiale School

Parents at James Curiale School in Bridgeport are upset with a new policy that they say negatively affects their kids' safety.



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Finch-UB feud coming to an end?

The University of Bridgeport women's gymnastics team recently won their sixth straight USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Team National Championship.Photo: Contributed Photo For the sixth year, he and his colleagues on the City Council spent a few minutes before their regular meeting Monday honoring the University of Bridgeport 's women's gymnastics ... (more)



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Infant's death under investigation

... the home is owned by Landmark Property #20 LLC, which lists its mailing address as The Community's Bank in Bridgeport. Pamela Ready, who lives across the street, said in addition to the infant young twin girls and a young boy also live in the ...



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CHU HONOR: The Wonderland Wizards have announced that Wizard alumna and four-time Olympian Julie Chu of Fairfield will be presented with the key to the city of Bridgeport by Mayor Bill Finch on Sunday.



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... New York Islanders. "He's a guy who's worked hard all his life," said rookie defenseman Scott Mayfield, Johnson's Bridgeport roommate, who'd made his own NHL debut a week earlier. "He started at the bottom and got to the top at 32 years old, got two ...



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MAP: How Green is Your Town?

... Population as of July 2012 divided by the total square miles. Lowest (5 points): Union - 852; Highest (0 points): Bridgeport - 146,425. Trash per Person Total pounds of solid waste collected within a municipality, as reported to the Department of ...



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Chu honored with key to Bridgeport

CHU HONOR: The Wonderland Wizards have announced that Wizard alumna and four-time Olympian Julie Chu of Fairfield will be presented with the key to the city of Bridgeport by Mayor Bill Finch on Sunday.



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At 32, Sound Tigers' Johnson gets his big-league shot

... York Islanders . "He's a guy who's worked hard all his life," said rookie defenseman Scott Mayfield , Johnson's Bridgeport roommate, who'd made his own NHL debut a week earlier. "He started at the bottom and got to the top at 32 years old, got two ...



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Conn. organizations lauded for energy conservation

... greenhouse gas. The furniture retailer achieved reductions of 28 kilowatts, or 36 percent, and 31 tons of CO2. Bridgeport Board of Education, for reductions by three schools totaling 53,517 kilowatt hours or 21 percent, and 41 kilowatts in demand or ...



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Man on scooter struck by DUI driver

... motor vehicle and failure to insure. Satmary, who said he had a few drinks at Chubby's, on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, was driving down Grasmere toward Home Depot when he crossed over the double-yellow traffic line and hit the scooter. The ...



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Rainy Weather Causes Delays On I-95, Merritt In Darien

... the evening rush hour were reported for 25.7 miles on I-95 northbound between Exit 3 in Greenwich and Exit 26 in Bridgeport, the DOT said. Traffic was also congested for 23.2 miles on the Merritt Parkway northbound between Exit 31 in Greenwich and ...



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L'Ambiance victims didn't die in vain

April 23, 1987, is a date that will be always be remembered in Bridgeport. That's the day when greed and expediency trumped worker safety.



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Finch acknowledges UB gymnasts

For the sixth year, he and his colleagues on the City Council spent a few minutes before their regular meeting Monday honoring the University of Bridgeport 's women's gymnastics team's national championship victory.



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... greenhouse gas. The furniture retailer achieved reductions of 28 kilowatts, or 36 percent, and 31 tons of CO2. Bridgeport Board of Education, for reductions by three schools totaling 53,517 kilowatt hours or 21 percent, and 41 kilowatts in demand or ...



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For the sixth year, he and his colleagues on the City Council spent a few minutes before their regular meeting Monday honoring the University of Bridgeport's women's gymnastics team's national championship victory.



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Trumbull Chef Takes Home Big Winnings on 'Kitchen Casino'

... due to word of mouth surrounding her Italian restaurant Toni's Tuscan Table located on 2889 Fairfield Ave. in Bridgeport. Toni's features an open kitchen and an "Italian Hibatchi"-style set-up in which up to 28 patrons share three tables. If Toni's ...



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Disney's Sofia and Jake take the stage for Bridgeport extravaganza

Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure swings into Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27. Photo: Contributed Photo Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure swings into Bridgeport's Webster Bank Arena Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27. Photo: Contributed Photo Disney ... (more)



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Some Bridgeport parents upset over policy change at Curiale School

Some parents at a school in Bridgeport are upset with a new policy that they say negatively affects their kids' safety.



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College recruiting panel on Tuesday

... to this key life decision. Panel members include: Byron Knox, head women's gymnastics coach, University of Bridgeport; Andy Lausier, head wrestling coach, Sacred Heart University; Keith Levinthal, Athletic Director, Manhattanville College and Cary ...



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A man was charged after police said he fought with his wife Saturday in the parking lot of Super Stop & Shop, 760 Villa Ave. Fitho Mettellus, 45, of Old Town Road, Bridgeport, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and interfering with an emergency call in connection with the dispute, some of which police said was recorded by store ... (more)



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Cardinal Bertone's lavish 6,500-square-foot Vatican apartment

... retirement home . The list of expensive bishops' residences can be found in other dioceses as well, including Bridgeport, Conn.; Camden, N.J.; Trenton, N.J.; and so on. Yet closer to the papal home -- in fact, practically on top of the papal ...



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Man crushed in garage accident released from hospital

... a wall in his garage Sunday afternoon. Franc Us was treated for his injuries at St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport, and released from the hospital Monday night. He initially had been reported to be in critical condition. Emergency-services ...



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... a wall in his garage Sunday afternoon. Franc Us was treated for his injuries at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, and released from the hospital Monday night. He initially had been reported to be in critical condition. Emergency-services ...



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86-year-old man crushed in garage accident released from hospital

... a wall in his garage Sunday afternoon. Franc Us was treated for his injuries at St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport, and released from the hospital Monday night. He initially had been reported to be in critical condition. Emergency-services ...



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Elizabeth T. Bok, 95, Lifelong Fairfield Resident

Bok was a former employee of Remington Corp., and worked until her retirement for the Bridgeport Motor Inn.



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Cops: Husband-wife dispute recorded by store video

A man was charged after police said he fought with his wife Saturday in the parking lot of Super Stop & Shop , 760 Villa Ave. Fitho Mettellus, 45, of Old Town Road, Bridgeport, was charged with second-degree breach of peace and interfering with an emergency call in connection with the dispute, some of which police said was recorded by store ... (more)



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Bridgeport Man Charged in Theft of 45 Guns from Shelton Home

... a Shelton residence. Officers discovered the stolen gun in the possession of Jelani Lemon, 22, of Old Town Road, Bridgeport, who was later connected to 45 firearms allegedly taken from the same Shelton residence. Detectives learned that Lemon knew a ...



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Fairfield and Bridgeport police probe threat at Andros Diner

Someone called 911 around 2 a.m. to report that a man threatened someone with a gun at the Andros Diner on Tunxis Hill Cut Off in Fairfield.



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Happy Birthday To Fairfield's Pat Jordan

Jordan, who grew up in Fairfield, turns 73 on Tuesday. The pitcher, author and sportswriter was born April 22, 1941, in Bridgeport.



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Bridgeport police probe several robberies

In Suffolk closed due to accident on Northern State Pkwy WB between Deer Park Ave/Rt-231/X42 and Wolf Hill Rd/X41 in Dix Hills.



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Bridgeport Hospital nursing school moving to UB

President and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital William Jennings, left, and University of Bridgeport President Neil Albert Salonen sign an agreement at UB to integrate the nursing program at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing into the University on Monday, April 21, 2014.



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President and CEO of Bridgeport Hospital William Jennings, left, and University of Bridgeport President Neil Albert Salonen sign an agreement at UB to integrate the nursing program at the Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing into the University on Monday, April 21, 2014.



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Monday, April 21, 2014

Regional college roundup

Bridgeport 7, Molloy 6 : Jesse Solar had three hits and three RBIs and Casey McCone went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one run scored in the win for the Purple Knights .



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Bridgeport 7, Molloy 6 : Jesse Solar had three hits and three RBIs and Casey McCone went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one run scored in the win for the Purple Knights .



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Central baseball beats Harding on 15 runs in 8th

Central's Jaylon Smalls is able to avoid the tag by Harding shortstop Wilfredo Robles on a steal of second base in the 5th inning of their FCIAC baseball game at Beardsley Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Fairfield Police Charge Man With Stealing 23 Cans Of Red Bull

... for the Red Bull back, police said. The suspect then dropped the basket and fled from the parking lot toward Bridgeport, police said. The suspect was identified as Jose Espinosa, 36, of Bridgeport, who was charged with sixth-degree larceny. He was ...



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Fairfield Police Charge Man After Dispute With Wife

Fairfield police charged a Bridgeport man with breach of peace after his wife called to report he had punched her and pushed her out of a car Saturday afternoon, April 19. According to the victim, Fitho Mettellus, 45, had hit her and pushed her out of the car while in the parking lot of the Stop and Shop on Villa Avenue in the middle of an ... (more)



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Easton crews clear graffiti from Eden Hill Road

... i-Semitic language and symbols covering many street signs. Rabbi Stephen Schulman, of the Jewish Senior Center in Bridgeport, said any such act is too much, even if it's done by a young person that doesn't fully understand it.



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Thumbs up, thumbs down

... for male breast cancer, a disease that claims more than 400 lives a year in America. Dovid's dad, Bill Becker of Bridgeport, has stage four of the disease, so Dovid has helped to organize four teams who will be running in the Fairfield Relay for ...



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BWW Reviews: ALADDIN in Bridgeport

What better way to end the Downtown Cabaret's Children's Theatre season than with a strong, memorable show? Playwright Phill Hill and director/choreographer Lance Anthony did just that with Aladdin .



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Beardsley Zoo welcomes four baby river otters

The Beardsley Zoo www.beardsleyzoo.org located on 1873 Noble Ave. in Bridgeport Connecticut welcomed four baby river otter pups to the Zoo on February 15, 2014.



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Man with 42 license suspensions arrested on I-87

... name during their initial investigation. However, it was later revealed the driver was James Bookman Jr., 25, of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bookman was arraigned in the Town of New Baltimore Court and remanded to the Albany County Jail. He is due in ...



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Reviews of Popular Web Hosting Providers Available At ReviewWebHosting.org

... same boat and are seeking a quick and easy way to determine which one is best. ( EMAILWIRE.COM , April 21, 2014 ) Bridgeport, CT -- Businesses, groups and individuals have certain criteria when selecting the perfect hosting company for a website: ...



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Profit declines, double-digit loan growth separate People's United, Webster Bank Q1 results

... income, the money banks make on fees and charges, falling $5 million to slightly less than $80 million. The Bridgeport, Conn.-based bank has about $33 billion in total assets. In Massachusetts, the bank has about $3.1 billion in deposits and 56 ...



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visit|article-5417498|interleaved-29632-tab2|1Malloy challenges Metro-North

... explanation for either." In 2013, the railroad was faced with two passenger train derailments; the first in Bridgeport in May when an M8 car derailed and struck another near Commerce Drive and Howard Avenue, injuring 76, and the second, a December ...



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Police, Firefighters Use Brute Strength To Free Pinned Fairfield Man

... h severe injuries, fire officials said. On Monday, Us is intubated and sedated at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport. Police were still waiting to talk to him about the crash. He was reported in serious condition on Sunday night.



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A new -- and diverse -- Restaurant Row rises in Fairfield

... that have opened, or will open soon, in a short stretch of the Post Road, from the traffic circle to the Bridgeport border. Photo: Genevieve Reilly The Vodka Room, a bar searing Russian tapas and caviar, is expected to open soon in a small stretch ...



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... another "restaurant row" is on the rise. A short stretch of the Post Road, from the traffic circle east to the Bridgeport border, has recently seen a host of new eateries open to complement those already thriving in the area, including Luigi's, ...



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David J. Condie, 65, Former Fairfield Resident

Condie was born and raised in Fairfield, Conn. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in Bridgeport, Conn., in 1966.



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Malloy to Metro-North: On-time, faster trains needed

... explanation for either." In 2013, the railroad was faced with two passenger train derailments; the first in Bridgeport in May when an M8 car derailed and struck another near Commerce Drive and Howard Avenue, injuring 76, and the second, a December ...



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Conn.'s urban rot of perpetual poverty

... Of course the abandoned properties could be redeveloped as housing as well. The ruin may be most striking in Bridgeport. While the call letters of the city's radio station, WICC, were chosen for "Industrial Capital of Connecticut," today the "I" ...



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Malloy pans proposed Metro-North schedule and asks for shorter trip times

... explanation for either." In 2013, the railroad was faced with two passenger train derailments; the first in Bridgeport in May when an M8 car derailed and struck another near Commerce Drive and Howard Avenue, injuring 76, and the second, a December ...



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... explanation for either." In 2013, the railroad was faced with two passenger train derailments; the first in Bridgeport in May when an M8 car derailed and struck another near Commerce Drive and Howard Avenue, injuring 76, and the second, a December ...



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Malloy pans proposed Metro-North schedule and asks for shorter trip times

... explanation for either." In 2013, the railroad was faced with two passenger train derailments; the first in Bridgeport in May when an M8 car derailed and struck another near Commerce Drive and Howard Avenue, injuring 76, and the second, a December ...



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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Night in the NFL talk

The Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation presents its 2nd annual evening of sports talk - A Bridgeport Night In The NFL - on Thursday, May 22, at the Bernard Arts and Humanities Center at the University of Bridgeport, 84 Iranistan Ave. A 6:30 p.m. silent auction and Meet and Greet session precedes the 7 p.m. event.



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Fairfield Man Pinned Against Garage By His Own Pickup Truck

... Fairfield Police and Fire Departments responded. The victim was transported to St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport by AMR for treatment of his injuries, police said. The extent of his injuries was unknown Sunday night, but his condition was ...



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MAP: How Green is Your Town?

... Population as of July 2012 divided by the total square miles. Lowest (5 points): Union - 852; Highest (0 points): Bridgeport - 146,425. Trash per Person Total pounds of solid waste collected within a municipality, as reported to the Department of ...



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Restraining order violator found at Bridgeport...

... d it in January. On April 7, New Canaan police received a report that Paul was at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport and they went there to arrest him at 1:30 p.m., according to the report.



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Restraining order violator found at Bridgeport hospital

... it in January. On April 7, New Canaan police received a report that Paul was at St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport and they went there to arrest him at 1:30 p.m., according to the report.



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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Anglers enjoy a busy opening day

Tony Bermudez helps teach his son Ito, 4, how to cast a line during opening day of trout fishing at Beardsley Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Anglers enjoy a busy opening day

Tony Bermudez helps teach his son Ito, 4, how to cast a line during opening day of trout fishing at Beardsley Park in Bridgeport, Conn.



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College roundup: Fairfield softball team sweeps Iona

... went 3-for-4 and Max McDowell went 2-for-2 with one run scored in the loss for the Huskies (18-19, 5-6 AAC). Bridgeport 4-0, Molloy 3-1 (at West Haven HS): Mike Perry hit a two-run single and Dylan Stiegerwald and Casey McCone each had two hits in ...



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... Fairfield Avenue at the beginning of this month. Owned by cousins Jennifer Galletti and Thomas Bepko, both of the Bridgeport area, and Pasquale De Martino, of Sorrento, Italy, Trattoria `A Vucchella features a limited menu of traditional Neapolitan ...



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Trattoria 'A Vucchella opens in Bridgeport

Trattoria 'A Vucchella is a new Italian restaurant on Fairfield Avenue in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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