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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Working Families Party claims big victory

But during Tuesday's special election in Bridgeport and Stratford, Gomes became the first candidate in the nation elected to a state legislature solely on a Working Families Party ballot line. "The win is a very big deal for us," said Lindsay Farrell , executive director of the Connecticut Working Families Party.



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Shortage of halfway house beds evident in Rowland case

An exterior view of Isaiah House, a halfway house on Clinton Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday Feb. 26, 2015. An exterior view of Maple House, a halfway house on Maple Street in Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday Feb. 26, 2015.



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Sifers enjoying time in Springfield; Sound Tigers lose 8th straight

Against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this weekend, the Springfield Falcons defenseman chatted across the red line with former teammate Colton Gillies , battled in front of the net with ex-teammate Carson McMillan , talked after the game with buddy Matt Lashoff . But the best thing this year for the Stratford, Conn., native and onetime Fairfield Prep player has been playing this close to home for the first time and the chance to be around friends and family.



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Game day: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Bridgeport Sound...

... Rookie G Matt Murray leads the league with a 1.72 GAA. He has seven shutouts, most by an AHL rookie goalie since Bridgeport's Wade Dubielewicz set a record with nine in 2003-04. ... Rookie LW Conor Sheary leads the team at 17-15-32. C Andrew Ebbett ...



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Sound Tigers could be on the move as AHL experiences upheaval

AHL hockey action between the Sound Tigers and Hartford at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday Feb. 7, 2015.



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Sound Tigers could be on the move as AHL experiences upheaval

AHL hockey action between the Sound Tigers and Hartford at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday Feb. 7, 2015.



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Snow, frigid temps return Sunday

... totals inland, according to the National Weather Service . This will add to the 40 inches already fallen in Bridgeport this winter. Conditions will deteriorate in the evening as the accumulation mixes with or changes to freezing rain, making roads ...



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Himes juggles House intelligence and finance roles

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks during an awards ceremony Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at the Bridgeport Military Academy in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks at a hearing before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding NSA surveillance in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.



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Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.



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Red Cross helping Bridgeport fire victims

Firefighters work to extinguish a multi-house fire on Bridgeport's West Side Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The fire was reported at 12:45 PM at 350 Hanover Street and quickly spread to four, nearby buildings.



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Red Cross helping Bridgeport fire victims

Firefighters work to extinguish a multi-house fire on Bridgeport's West Side Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The fire was reported at 12:45 PM at 350 Hanover Street and quickly spread to four, nearby buildings.



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At Least 40 Residents Displaced After Fire Destroys Four Bridgeport Houses

At least 40 people -- including over 25 children -- were left without a place to live after a gigantic fire burned through a block of Hanover Street in Bridgeport on Friday, the Red Cross said. Two houses were completely destroyed in the blaze on the city's West Side, and two others sustained heavy damage, said Bridgeport Fire Capt.



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Funeral held for murdered Bridgeport man

Friends and family said their goodbyes at a funeral for 28-year-old Jose Lebron on Friday. (February 28, 2015 8:44 AM) Officials say Lebron was shot near William and Ogden streets. They say this was the city's first homicide of the year.



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Dozens left homeless after Bridgeport fire

Officials say the fire started at around 12 p.m. at 350 Hanover St., and it took only 20 minutes for the first building to collapse. More than two dozen people are homeless after an intense fire sent ash and smoke across Bridgeport Friday, destroying three multifamily homes and heavily damaging a fourth.



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Friday, February 27, 2015

Himes juggles House intelligence and finance roles

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks during an awards ceremony Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at the Bridgeport Military Academy in Bridgeport, Conn. Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks at a hearing before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding NSA surveillance in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.



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Good start, but Sound Tigers lose 7th in row

For about five glorious minutes at the start, this was Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey the way they've wanted to play from Day 1. The Springfield Falcons controlled a lot of the other 55 in Friday's 5-3 win over the Sound Tigers at MassMutual Center . Bridgeport has lost seven in a row and hasn't won a game in regulation in over a month.



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Himes juggles House intelligence and finance roles

Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks during an awards ceremony Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at the Bridgeport Military Academy in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., speaks at a hearing before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence regarding NSA surveillance in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.



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Fire destroys Bridgeport houses years after another fire

Officials say the fire started at around 12 p.m. at 350 Hanover St., and it took only 20 minutes for the first building to collapse. Bridgeport officials say dozens of people are displaced after a fire destroyed three multi-family homes and heavily damaged a fourth.



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Bridgeport officials review homeless outreach

Volunteers, try to continue Ann Marie Tarinelli's legacy of feeding the needy and homeless on Sundays under the Rt. 25 overpass on John Street in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Byram Shore Road mansion on market for $29.5 million

The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, is on the market for $29.5 million. Photo: Bob Luckey The mansion at 207 Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, Conn., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, has striking views of Long Island Sound and is on the market for $29.5 million.



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Judge: Jury can consider lesser charge in trial

Standing with his lawyer, John R. Gulash, left, Jermaine Richards is arraigned on murder charges in the death of ECSU student Alyssiah Marie Wiley at Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, May 20, 2013.



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Casino is the wrong answer

... or not. But what do they say to each other? I have a quotation from Steve Wynn when apparently he was speaking in Bridgeport, Conn. "Get it straight . . there's no reason on earth for any of you to expect for more than one second that just because ...



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Bridgeport Prepares To Rock In Black Rock For Charity

Black Rock Rocks, a day charitable music festival in Bridgeport's Black Rock Community, returns Saturday, Feb. 28, marking the organization's 10th anniversary. "We're putting on a spectacular group of bands," said Melissa Bernstein, secretary and a board member of the Black Rock Rocks Organization.



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At least 40 Residents Displaced After Fire Destroys 4 Houses In Bridgeport

At least 40 people -- including over 25 children -- were left without a place to live after a gigantic fire burned through a block of Hanover Street in Bridgeport on Friday, the Red Cross said. Two houses were completely destroyed in the blaze on the city's West Side, and two others sustained heavy damage, said Bridgeport Fire Capt.



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FuelCell completes sale of UB plant

FuelCell Energy has completed its sale to NRG Yield of a 1.4-megawatt fuel cell power plant project at the University of Bridgeport , which committed to a lengthy power purchase agreement with the NRG Energy spinoff. Danbury-based FuelCell Energy will operate and maintain the plant, with service expected to commence in March supplying electricity and heat to about 80 percent of the buildings on the University of Bridgeport campus, including the student center, dining hall and on-campus police station.



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Jammed Roads Greet Commuters Friday In Fairfield County

... Traffic, however, was still heavy in both directions. Interstate 95 northbound was clogged from Greenwich through Bridgeport. An afternoon fire in Bridgeport provided an early start to the commuting hassle.



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40 people homeless after Bridgeport fire

A raging fire engulfed four buildings on Hanover St. in Bridgeport's West Side shortly before 1 p.m. Friday Feb. 27, 2015. Two of the buildings were burned to the ground.



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At least 40 Residents Displaced After Fire Destroys 4 Houses In Bridgeport

At least 40 people -- including over 25 children -- were left without a place to live after a gigantic fire burned through a block of Hanover Street in Bridgeport on Friday, the Red Cross said. Two houses were completely destroyed in the blaze, and two others sustained heavy damage, said Bridgeport Fire Capt.



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Bridgeport students gain work experience at Trumbull mall

... by exfoliating Lopez' hand. The experience was a part of the Job Shadow Day at the mall, where students from Bridgeport's three high schools visited mall businesses to gain an understanding of what the retail world looks for in its employees. "It's ...



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Bridgeport students gain work experience at Trumbull mall

... by exfoliating Lopez' hand. The experience was a part of the Job Shadow Day at the mall, where students from Bridgeport's three high schools visited mall businesses to gain an understanding of what the retail world looks for in its employees. "It's ...



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40 people homeless after Bridgeport fire

Fire rages at 350 Hanover St. in Bridgeport on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, as seen from the offices of the Connecticut Post. Photo: James Sanna, Connecticut Post This Google Street View image shows the location of the fire on Hanover St. in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Massive Fire Consumes Multifamily Houses In Bridgeport

Updated: BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Two houses have collapsed and four others were damaged as a massive fire spread across Hanover Street on the West Side of Bridgeport on Friday, fire officials said.



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2015 Gathering of the Vibes Lineup Features Gregg Allman, Other Allman Brothers Band Alums

The initial lineup for the 20th annual edition of the popular music festival the Gathering of the Vibes has been revealed, and it includes several longtime members of The Allman Brothers Band . Gregg Allman , guitarist Derek Trucks and his current group Tedeschi Trucks Band , and founding Allmans drummer Jaimoe and his Jaimoe's Jasssz Band all will perform at this year's event, which will take place July 30 through August 2 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut.



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Massive Fire Consumes Multifamily Houses In Bridgeport

One house has collapsed and a second is just a charred shell as a massive fire spread through at least three multifamily homes Friday afternoon on Hanover Street on the West Side of Bridgeport, fire officials said. The three homes at 356, 358 and 360 Hanover St. were sustaining more damage as firefighters set up in a defensive position to keep the inferno from spreading any farther, fire officials said.



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Video: Fire rages in Bridgeport

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Bijou Theatre to Present Snooty Garland's Springtime Opus, 3/21

... tuition fees & ticket sales fund the Bijou Arts Center, which is located at 275 Fairfield Avenue in Downtown Bridgeport. The Bijou Theatre, one of the oldest buildings in the country used as a movie house, reopened its doors in 2011. In addition to ...



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Jobs Are Returning To The City

... 2007 to 2011, coastal Fairfield County (which includes three urban cores; in this case, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport were grouped together) lost both urban and suburban jobs, which may reflect its status as a periphery of the New York City ...



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New England Banks Employ Yankee Ingenuity in Fight Over Deposits

... a lot of profitability as spreads and margins normalize." Barnes is an avowed builder. Since the end of 2009, the Bridgeport, Conn., company's asset size has grown by more than 70%, to nearly $36 billion, due to acquisitions and expansion in ...



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New England Banks Employ Yankee Ingenuity in Fight Over Deposits

... a lot of profitability as spreads and margins normalize." Barnes is an avowed builder. Since the end of 2009, the Bridgeport, Conn., company's asset size has grown by more than 70%, to nearly $36 billion, due to acquisitions and expansion in ...



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Connecticut Mayors Enter Fray Over Export-Import Bank

... helps U.S. companies insure their shipments overseas. On Thursday, Mayors Toni Harp of New Haven, Bill Finch of Bridgeport and Pedro Segarra of Hartford made an appeal to Congress to reauthorize the bank. "As mayors of cities that count exports as a ...



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Bridgeport fire displaces 9 residents

Nine people have to find a new place to stay after a fire rips through three floors of a Bridgeport home.



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Stamford man heading to prison for mortgage fraud scheme

More than 20 properties in Fairfield County were targeted between 2005 and 2013 primarily in Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport. Afsary was a real estate agent and former mortgage broker who purchased of numerous single and multi-family properties.



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College basketball tournament will bring $2.2 million boost to downtown Albany

... returning to Albany for the next three years after four year absence. The tournament championships were held in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 2011 followed by three years in Springfield, Massachusetts. "It's a big deal for us," says Bob Belber , ...



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Brian Koonz: The end is near for UConn's Tate George

More than a year after George, 46, was found guilty of running a $2 million real estate Ponzi scheme that included a Bridgeport shopping center, he still hasn't been sentenced in New Jersey. He's hired and fired attorneys.



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The end is near for UConn's Tate George

Connecticut head basketball coach Jim Calhoun, center, shares a smile with former players Tate George, left, and Caron Butler During the Jim Calhoun Celebrity Classic basketball game at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., on Saturday Aug. 8, 2008. George has been indicted on federal fraud charges for his role in a $2 million investment scheme.Photo: Fred Beckham, AP Photo/Fred Beckham More than a year after George, 46, was found guilty of running a $2 million real estate Ponzi scheme that included a Bridgeport shopping center, he still hasn't been sentenced in New Jersey.



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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Mom collapses during dismemberment-murder trial

... later. "I'm just so sorry, but it was such a shock." Jermaine Richards , a 32-year-old private-duty nurse from Bridgeport who had been dating Wiley is on trial, charged with murder and first-degree kidnapping. Wiley, a 20-year-old sophomore at ...



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Brian Koonz: The end is near for UConn's Tate George

... George, 46, was found guilty of running a $2 million real estate Ponzi scheme that involved a shopping center in Bridgeport, he still hasn't been sentenced in New Jersey. He's hired and fired attorneys. He's sent single-spaced diversions to U.S. ...



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Plan the Project You've Always Dreamed of with These 10 Essential Home Building Supplies

Choosing the right home building supplies for your new home comes down to trade offs between upfront cost of materials, maintenance, longevity and convenience. PRLog - Feb. 26, 2015 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn.



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Simsbury Camera Club Seminar on 3 CT Women Photographers

... used her camera to compose exquisite and moving pictures of the people and places that she knew, including her Bridgeport summer home, Schoonhoven, where her studio was located. Marie Hartig Kendall (1854-1943) published poetic views of the ...



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Former Bridgeport mayor pleads for lower alimony payments

... do. I have no beef with Joe. I haven't endorsed him or anything, but we're all right." Maria Pereira , ex-head of Bridgeport's Working Families Party, said that was the same message Ganim had for people voting Tuesday at Thomas Hooker School . "He ...



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Mom collapses during dismemberment murder trial

... later. "I'm just so sorry but it was such a shock." Jermaine Richards , a 32-year-old private duty nurse from Bridgeport who had been dating Wiley is on trial, charged with murder and first-degree kidnapping. Wiley, a 20-year-old sophomore at ...



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FuelCell Energy's Joint Ventures Will Lead to Global Growth

... comprising of a 2.8-megawatt DFC 3000 situated at diverse sites. The other installation is expected to be in Bridgeport, which illustrates its support for the utility bridge market. The regional government of South Korea just declared a non-binding ...



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Bridgeport Drug Trafficker Gets 17 Years

The man authorities say was the leader of a drug trafficking ring centered in Bridgeport was sentenced by a federal judge Thursday to 17 years in prison. Ronell Hanks, 25, who also goes by "Biz" and Ace," pleaded guilty in late August to conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and 500 grams or more of cocaine.



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Top elections official: Dump elected registrars

... Election Day problems -- including a physical confrontation in Fairfield, as well as the 2010 breakdown involving Bridgeport's registrars that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days -- as reasons to professionalize local ...



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Top elections official: Dump elected registrars

... Election Day problems -- including a physical confrontation in Fairfield, as well as the 2010 breakdown involving Bridgeport's registrars that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days -- as reasons to professionalize local ...



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Police search for car chase suspects

... are searching for the people who ran from a car after it was chased by police. Police said the chase began in Bridgeport and continued on I-95 where officers were able to stop the car around exit 22 on the southbound side of the highway on ...



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Three-artist show set to open in Kershner Gallery

... by his homeland; photo collages by Debra Schaffer , of Ridgefield; and photographs by Tina Sommers , of Bridgeport. A public reception with the artists is planned Saturday, March 14, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the gallery. The artists will discuss ...



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John Carnicky Jr., 71, Of Fairfield, National Guard Army Veteran

Born March 24, 1943, in Bridgeport, Carnicky graduated the electrical course at Bullard Havens Technical High School in 1962. That July he began a 40-year career as an installer for AT&T.



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Jasper McLevy

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Milford Police: Woman Stole $1k Worth of Goods from JC Penney

Milford police say Suneida Colon, 25, of Stephens Road in Bridgeport, is accused of taking $1,050 worth of merchandise without paying for it from JC Penney at the Westfield Connecticut Post mall Wednesday evening. Subsequent her arrest, she was allegedly found in possession of a screw driver used to remove security tags, police said.



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Women charged after removing security tags in shoplifting incidents

... women reportedly removed security tags from the items they attempted to steal. Police said Suneida Colon, 25, of Bridgeport was arrested Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. for taking $1,050 worth of merchandise from JC Penney without paying for it. Police said ...



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Scrap System Of Elected Registrars

... in the last three election cycles, snafus in Connecticut elections have made national news. In 2010 it was when Bridgeport ran out of ballots. In 2014 it was when Hartford couldn't get polling places open on time. But these aren't the only ...



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SOTS: Dump elected registrars

... Election Day problems -- including a physical confrontation in Fairfield, as well as the 2010 breakdown involving Bridgeport's registrars that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days -- as reasons to professionalize local ...



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UI is going to be sold

... distributes electricity to 325,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas. UIL Holdings employs more than 1,850 people in New England. "Iberdrola is an ideal long-term partner for our ...



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Birdhouse Stroll, a harbinger of spring in Westport, set March 8

... 12," by Westport's Richard Bentley ; and a witty "Doves of Downton Abby " coat rack by Alison Boteler , of Bridgeport. Entries are traditional and contemporary, whimsical and contemplative, decorative and practical, according to the release. Some ...



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Sneak peak at Gathering of the Vibes lineup

We may be in the middle of winter but we all can't wait for it to be summer. And summertime means Connecticut's big summer concert, The Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport.



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Birdhouse Stroll, a harbinger of spring in Westport, set March 8

... 12," by Westport's Richard Bentley ; and a witty "Doves of Downton Abby " coat rack by Alison Boteler , of Bridgeport. Entries are traditional and contemporary, whimsical and contemplative, decorative and practical, according to the release. Some ...



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Registrars of voters ready to oppose secretary of the state's plan

... by the state with yearly training. The proposal came in response to two recent election controversies in Bridgeport in 2010 and Hartford last November - not enough ballots in Bridgeport and lack of voter lists at the polls in Hartford - which ...



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Malls step up security after terrorist threats

... to be urging something more like a lone wolf attack. It would be hard to believe that threat, except a guy in Bridgeport built a car bomb and parked it in the middle of Times Square a few years ago. Hopefully, anybody who tries something like that ...



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Get Rid Of 'Stuck Stress,' With MELT Method, Says Fairfield Instructor

MELT may sound like something you've been waiting for all winter, but it's actually a simple self-treatment technique that helps people get out of chronic pain and stay that way. Bridgeport resident Amanda Cizek likes to say MELT is an "in addition to" technique as opposed to and "instead of" exercise.



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M. Maxine Calain

Mrs. M. Maxine Calain, 90. of Bridgeport, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Meadowview Manor Health Care Center in Bridgeport, where she had made her home for the past five years.



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In Context: War Report, Feb '15 , 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. Programs stream live and are archived at wpkn.org.



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Accused student killer won't testify

... was waiving his right to testify, Richards responded, "That's correct, sir." Richards, a private-duty nurse from Bridgeport, is accused of killing Alyssiah Marie Wiley , a sophomore at the Willimantic university . Wiley, whose mother works for a ...



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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Natural-gas plant on hold in Bridgeport

A proposal to build a natural-gas-fired power plant on Bridgeport Harbor is on hold after the plan did not clear an auction run by the regional grid operator. PSEG Power Connecticut, which operates the coal-fired power plant with its signature red-and-white smokestack, had planned to build a 450-megawatt combined-cycle plant on the same property.



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High-Speed Chase Ends in Fairfield

A high-speed chase by Bridgeport police ended in Fairfield Wednesday afternoon when the suspect got off I-95 at Exit 22 and crashed into a snowbank while trying to re-enter the highway, according to DoingItLocal.com. DoingItLocal.com reports that the suspect, Charles Young, was traveling at speeds exceeding 100 mph during the pursuit.



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Top elections official: Dump voter registrars

... Election Day problems -- including a physical confrontation in Fairfield, as well as the 2010 breakdown in Bridgeport's voter registrars that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days -- as reasons to professionalize local ...



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Malls ramp up security in response to video

... and presence after recent calls for violence by the terrorist group Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Bernd Tardy, of Bridgeport, at the Westfield Shopping Mall in Trumbull, Conn. on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. Malls around the country and in our region have ...



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February Could Rank As Coldest Ever In Bedford

... four more days until March comes in like a lion, but we could see record-breaking lows for the month. Areas like Bridgeport, Conn.; Kennedy Airport; and Islip are all on pace to have the coldest February on record, according to the National Weather ...



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Two Connecticut men admit guilt to defrauding scheme

Two men admitted to their guilt inside Bridgeport federal court on Feb 23 for engaging in a fraud scheme against their respective employers. Jason Torrance of East Haddam and Adam Meyers of Southbury each pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, which carries a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years.



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Surprise in grisly murder trial

Standing with his lawyer, John R. Gulash, left, Jermaine Richards is arraigned on murder charges in the death of ECSU student Alyssiah Marie Wiley at Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, May 20, 2013.



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Surprise in grisly murder trial

... was waiving his right to testify, Richards responded, "That's correct, sir." Richards, a private-duty nurse from Bridgeport, is accused of killing Alyssiah Marie Wiley , a sophomore at the Willimantic university . Wiley, whose mother works for a ...



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In response to video, malls ramp up security

... recent calls for violence by the terrorist group Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Photo: Christian Abraham Bernd Tardy, of Bridgeport, at the Westfield Shopping Mall in Trumbull, Conn. on Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. Malls around the country and in our region ...



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2015 Gathering of the Vibes Lineup Features Gregg Allman, Other Allman Brothers Band Alums

The initial lineup for the 20th annual edition of the popular music festival the Gathering of the Vibes has been revealed, and it includes several longtime members of The Allman Brothers Band . Gregg Allman , guitarist Derek Trucks and his current group Tedeschi Trucks Band , and founding Allmans drummer Jaimoe and his Jaimoe's Jasssz Band all will perform at this year's event, which will take place July 30 through August 2 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut.



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Sound Tigers' Collberg ready to put ill fortune behind him

At least four different maladies have kept Collberg out of games this season. He's likely to return from the latest this weekend for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers .



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Sound Tigers' Collberg ready to put ill fortune behind him

At least four different maladies have kept Collberg out of games this season. He's likely to return from the latest this weekend for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers .



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Bootstrapping a career in real estate development

... developers like Fowler, Carl Kuehner III , Randy Salvatore and others reinvent Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury and Bridgeport , rookie developers are few and far between. If that should come as no surprise, given the pain of the recession and the slow ...



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Top elections official: Dump voter registrars

... Election Day problems -- including a physical confrontation in Fairfield, as well as the 2010 breakdown in Bridgeport's voter registrars that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days -- as reasons to professionalize local ...



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February Could Rank As Coldest Ever In Mount Vernon

... four more days until March comes in like a lion, but we could see record-breaking lows for the month. Areas like Bridgeport, Conn.; Kennedy Airport; and Islip are all on pace to have the coldest February on record, according to the National Weather ...



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Most Recent Job Openings in Weston-Redding-Easton

... and the kind of person who can help CEO's, Business...4 days ago from Vistage International Come Join Us in Bridgeport, CT Sodexo is seeking an Environmental Services Custodial Operations Manager 2 for Bridgeport Hospital a member of the Yale-New ...



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Gun Ranges in Connecticut: 7 Spots for Firearms and Pistol Practice

... Pistol permits are required, but the range can handle calibers up to .44 Mag. It is always staffed when open. 5. Bridgeport Shooting Range Bridgeport, Connecticut Bridgeport Shooting Range is a public range. The gun range offers a variety of ...



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Red Foxes Travel to Face MAAC Rival Saint Peter's

... from behind to defeat the Fairfield Stags (12-15, 11-7 MAAC), 56-50, this past Monday night at Alumni Hall in Bridgeport, Conn. In the Peacocks last game, a 69-66 loss to Manhattan, Antonia Smith led the way scoring 17 points and dished out seven ...



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OBIT: Teresa Mary Batterton, 88, of Milford

... to the late Franklin and Josephine Lyons Trickey. She graduated from Hamden High School and was a resident of Bridgeport and Milford. Survivors include her two beloved grandsons; Jesse (Wendy) Batterton of Milford and Shaun (Jennifer) Batterton of ...



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February Could Rank No. 1 As Coldest Ever In Mount Vernon

... four more days until March comes in like a lion, but we could see record-breaking lows for the month. Areas like Bridgeport, Conn.; Kennedy Airport; and Islip are all on pace to have the coldest February on record, according to the National Weather ...



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February Could Rank No. 1 As Coldest Ever In Chappaqua

... four more days until March comes in like a Lion, but we could see record-breaking lows for the month. Areas like Bridgeport, Conn.; Kennedy Airport; and Islip are all on pace to have the coldest February on record, according to the National Weather ...



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Wilco, String Cheese Incident, more on Gathering of the Vibes roster

The four-day, multiple-stage festival will take over Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT, July 30 through Aug. 2. Others on the bill include Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Gregg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings and Dark Star Orchestra, among others. The festival will also feature Billy & The Kids, a new project of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann.



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Bethany's CT Ear Conducts Pet First-Aid Class at 7 PM Wednesday

Just A Reminder - Tomorrow is our next in-store Pet First Aid "Mini-Class" taking place at Choice Pet Supply in Fairfield starting at 7:00pm. This informative event will provide you with quick-tips, Q&A, and hands-on demonstrations of important basic first aid response for pets from "pocket pets" to dogs and cats! And don't forget that Saturday is our next full-length inclusive Pet First Aid Class starting at 2:00pm at A Hand For A Paw in Bridgeport .



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Top elections official: Dump voter registrars

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, the state's chief elections official, Wednesday morning proposed eliminating locally elected voter registrars. Merrill, in a news conference in her Capitol office, cited last November's Election Day problems in Fairfield, Hartford and Naugatuck as well as the 2010 problems in Bridgeport that left the outcome of the gubernatorial election in doubt for days, as the reason to professionalize local voter offices.



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Glastonbury Hopeful Of Getting K9 Program Running Soon

The police department's goal of having its own K9 program is "still very much alive" according to police chief David A. Caron. The department has been looking to start training its own police dogs for the past few years.



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Police: Bridgeport Man Fails to Show to Court Twice

A Bridgeport man has been charged with failing to appear in Superior Court, Milford on two separate occasions, Milford police say. Police say they took custody of Edward Yearwood, 30, of North Avenue, who had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.



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Two Worlds Collide: Boardwalk Empire Meets Black Rock Galleries on...

... integrity and the belief that fine antiques and home decor shouldn't be cost prohibitive. What began in 2010 as Bridgeport Salvage Company in the Mill Hill section of Bridgeport quickly grew into a unique business offering a consignment shop, full ...



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Ed Gomes, a candidate for a senate seat in the 23rd District, in center, shakes hands with supporter Zalman Nakhimovsky, during a victory celebration at his election headquarters on East Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015.



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Severe Cold Hampers Stratford Firefighters in Battling House Fire

... which upon arrival was (-4 degrees F). Only one minor hand injury was sustained by a Stratford Firefighter. Bridgeport and Milford Fire Department each sent an engine company to Stratford Fire HQ. to cover the municipality until replacement ...



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Helen Larkin, 89, Of Fairfield

Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Frank and Ina Norton, she had been a Fairfield resident for most of her life. She and her husband, Robert, celebrated 70 years of marriage in November.



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Chevrolet one of 16 organizations across US recognized by EPA for Climate Action; only automaker

... climate risk in its enterprise strategies. The Individual Leadership Award went to Mayor Bill Finch, City of Bridgeport, Conn., for demonstrating extraordinary leadership in driving meaningful climate action within the Greater Bridgeport community ...



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Bitter Cold To Continue As Fairfield County Temps Hit Record Lows

... director of meteorological studies and the Weather Center at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury . Bridgeport also saw a record low, reaching zero degrees, which broke the old record of 12 degrees set on the date in 1968. "This month has ...



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Gomes, Stafstrom win close special elections

A special election was held to fill empty seats in two of Connecticut's legislative districts. (February 24, 2015 10:22 PM) Voters in the 23rd State Senate District in Bridgeport and Stratford elected Ed Gomes to his former seat with 49 percent of the vote.



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More demolition coming for Ansonia

... In last year's ranking, Ansonia was named the sixth most distressed community in Connecticut. Hartford was first, Bridgeport fourth and Derby was ranked seventh. The 25 lowest-ranked communities are designated as distressed municipalities, which, ...



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Gathering Of The Vibes Announces Initial 2015 Lineup

This year's installment of Gathering Of The Vibes takes place at Bridgeport, Connecticut's Seaside Park July 30 - August 2. Today, Vibes organizers have announced the initial lineup for this year's festival which celebrates 20 years of gathering together. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Billy & The Kids, Gregg Allman, The String Cheese Incident and Wilco have been tapped to headline Vibes '15.



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... Around 2,067,740 deaths and 2,486,410 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: Bridgeport, Conn. Casualties: Around 924,470 deaths and 5,028,860 injuries (Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology) City: Beaumont, ...



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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Steven Stafstrom, a candidate for a house seat in the 129th District, ...

Steven Stafstrom, a candidate for a house seat in the 129th District, gets a hug from supporter Maura O'Malley, during a victory celebration at Matty's Corner in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015.



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Special election held in Bridgeport

A special election was held Tuesday to fill empty seats in two of Connecticut's legislative districts. (February 24, 2015 10:22 PM) Voters in the 23rd State Senate District in Bridgeport and Stratford elected Ed Gomes to his former seat with 49 percent of the vote.



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Simsbury School Board Approves $67.2 Million Budget

The board of education voted on Tuesday n8ght to adopt Superintendent Matt Curtis' proposed budget of $67.2 million for 2015-16, an increase of $1.62 million, or 2.47 percent. The board voted 5-0 in favor of the budget at Tuesday night's meeting, with new board member Tom Frank abstaining.



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Refugee women stitch a brighter future

Nyirakageme Nyankobwa, left, works sewing a colorful scarf with fellow African refugee women from Our Woven Community, at the Burroughs Community Center in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 23, 2015.



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Athletes of the Week: T.J. Killings, Harding...

Surrounded by his teammates, Harding High School point guard T.J. Killings addresses the media outside Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. following the arraignment of coach Charles Clemons, Jr. on the charge of risk of injury to a minor on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.



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Refugee women stitch a brighter future

Nyirakageme Nyankobwa, left, works sewing a colorful scarf with fellow African refugee women from Our Woven Community, at the Burroughs Community Center in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 23, 2015.



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Athletes of the Week: T.J. Killings, Harding...

Surrounded by his teammates, Harding High School point guard T.J. Killings addresses the media outside Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. following the arraignment of coach Charles Clemons, Jr. on the charge of risk of injury to a minor on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.



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Thanks for the opportunity

I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude at my recent re-ppointment as Interim Superintendent of the Bridgeport Public Schools . When I began my career in education, it was my good fortune to start out in Bridgeport, where I remained for 29 years -- over half of my professional life -- before moving on.



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Bridgeport school board's action on PAC stirs debate

... the attorneys who won a State Supreme Court reversal of that takeover. "I guess it's rule by coup Round 2 in Bridgeport," Pattis said, suggesting the same "big money" that attempted to take over the board is now working to stop parents from keeping ...



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Plans for Exit 33 Interchange in Stratford Moving Forward

Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins announced today that plans for a full interchange at Exit 33 on Interstate 95 are progressing as funding for the project was unanimously approved by the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization last week. The approval by the metropolitan planning organization will provide $24 million in funding for various phases of the project, with construction projected to begin in 2017.



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Meet Millie, a 1-Year-Old Cat That Needs a Home

She showed up at someone's home in Bridgeport this past summer and the homeowner cared for her outside as best she could. In January she contacted us about helping to find her a home so she wouldn't be outside in this brutal weather.



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Bridgeport man sentenced to jail for drug trafficking

Thirty-year-old Omar Bahamonde, also known as Dirk, was sentenced to seven years behind bars. According to court documents, Bahamonde was the associate of Ronell Hanks, the head an organization that sold and distributed heroin and crack cocaine in and around the Trumbull Gardens housing complex.



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Finance Board Recommends $720,000 Reduction In Education Budget

As the town's budget heads into decision month, the board of finance has recommended a reduction of $720,000 to the board of education's spending plan. The town council will have the final determination in exactly how large the reduction to the school board's $99.97 millon budget is on March 27 when it votes on the spending plan.



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Shelton Police Arrest Log Feb. 16-22

Kevin Michael Corcoran, 23, of Hickory Lane, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive right on Feb. 20. He was given a $500 bond and a court date of March 6. Jason Nichols, 33, of Waterbury, was charged with third-degree forgery, fourth-degree larceny and third-degree identity theft on Feb. 20. He was given a $5,000 bond and a court date of Feb. 23. Andre Joseph Genest, 25, of Ansonia, was charged with fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny on Feb. 20. He was given a $1,500 bond and a court date of Feb. 20. Jonathan Rodriguez, 30, of Bridgeport, was charged with third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery.



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Hartford, Bridgeport set new records in low temperatures

... Service says the temperature Tuesday morning in Hartford was minus 8. The previous record was minus 4 in 1907. In Bridgeport, the temperature was zero, below the previous record of 12 degrees set in 1968. Temperatures are expected to moderate ...



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Millie Cocozza, 98 of Trumbull: Passed Away on Birthday

... at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. To sign an online guest book or to send private condolences please visit www.parentelauro.com



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Millie Cocozza, 98 of Trumbull: Passed Away on Birthday

... at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. To sign an online guest book or to send private condolences please visit www.parentelauro.com



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Enfield Board Of Education To Discuss Sports Co-Op Tuesday

Members of the board of education will discuss a proposal to combine sports at the two high schools Tuesday night, according to agenda documents. Last week, members of the board of education voted to propose a nearly 7 percent increase education budget to the town council for the 2015-16 financial year.



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NMC: IMC Flying at Night

... NMC, night meteorological conditions. I've witnessed the same thing a few other times, once when departing from Bridgeport, Connecticut, over Long Island Sound in the Saratoga I was flying at the time. It was just before sunrise and the haze - the ...



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Marino brings fresh vision, verve to Catholic Education Arizona

... Multiple Sclerosis Society become successful. She spent five years working alongside Archbishop William Lori in Bridgeport, Conn., leading the archdiocese's charitable appeal, foundation and endowment fund for parishes and schools. In 2007, Marino ...



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Detonate a nuke, and this is what you get

... Around 2,067,740 deaths and 2,486,410 injuries Photo: Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology City: Bridgeport, Conn. Casualties: Around 924,470 deaths and 5,028,860 injuries Photo: Alex Wellerstein/Stevens Institute Of Technology City: ...



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Monday, February 23, 2015

Stamford-Norwalk rapid-transit bus considered

... for comment. Malloy hopes to win approval for $4 billion in funding to widen Interstate 95 from Stamford to Bridgeport. Assuming construction-related delays on I-95, the state may have to consider new commuting options, whether via enhanced bus ...



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Thumbs for Tuesday, 2.24.15

Thumbs up to the volunteers who are engaged in the thankless task of finding the homeless in the bi-annual Point-In-Time Homeless Count. It's organized by the Prospect House , a homeless shelter in downtown Bridgeport.



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Westporter Honored

... HJ Sims, Sims was instrumental in securing the financing for JSS's new $97 million intergenerational campus in Bridgeport. The new 320-bed facility, scheduled to open in March 2016, will be the first "household " model nursing home in Connecticut. ...



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Sound Tiger Mayfield suspended 6 games in role in fracas

One shift turned into a brawl that went around the continent and even got the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on ESPN for a second time this year. And taking the biggest hit is Bridgeport defenseman Scott Mayfield.



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Bridgeport voters head to polls Tuesday

Registered voters in Bridgeport's 129th House District and the 23rd Senate District that covers parts of Bridgeport and Stratford will go out to the polls Tuesday to vote for new legislators.



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Dental screenings help kids smile brighter

Southwest Community Health Center dental hygienist Aida Cruz gives a free dental screening to second grader Keishla Alvarado during the center's Give-Kids-A-Smile Day visit to Roosevelt School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 23, 2015.



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Robert John Flynn, 62, Darien Resident, Executive With Shipping Firm

He was born on Aug. 6, 1952, to Sally and Robert Flynn and grew up in Bridgeport. He graduated in 1970 from Notre Dame High School where he met his wife of 37 years, Roseanne.



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Dental screenings help kids smile brighter

Southwest Community Health Center dental hygienist Aida Cruz gives a free dental screening to second grader Keishla Alvarado during the center's Give-Kids-A-Smile Day visit to Roosevelt School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 23, 2015.



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Baby Ray Gilchrist, 41, of Bridgeport, was arrested after he crashed a car and broke into an ex-girlfriend's house early Monday morning. Baby Ray Gilchrist was at a party in Bridgeport early Monday when he left -- driving someone else's car -- and crashed into a utility pole on Bullard Street, police said.



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'Picture/Thing' Exhibit At Wesleyan Straddles Photography, Sculpture

Anouk Kruithof, Faade, 2014, inkjet prints, plexiglass, polystyrene, cellophane foil, bricks, 55.5 x 43.3 x 39.4 inches, courtesy of the artist and Boetzelaer Anouk Kruithof, Faade, 2014, inkjet prints, plexiglass, polystyrene, cellophane foil, bricks, 55.5 x 43.3 x 39.4 inches, courtesy of the artist and Boetzelaer Somewhere in the last dozen years or so, the art of photography underwent a transformation that was impossible to ignore. "What's different in this millennium is the dematerialization of the photograph," said Jeffrey Schiff, referring to photographers who don't print out their jpegs.



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Cops: Man left party in someone else's car, crashed

Baby Ray Gilchrist, 41, of Bridgeport, was arrested after he crashed a car and broke into an ex-girlfriend's house early Monday morning. Baby Ray Gilchrist was at a party in Bridgeport early Monday when he left -- driving someone else's car -- and crashed into a utility pole on Bullard Street, police said.



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New Canaan's Bully Breed Rescue Asks if You Can Adopt This Dog

... some energy without anyone even knowing I did it! The ACO's just love me and my shenanigans. I was originally in Bridgeport animal shelter, they found me roaming on the streets. Like most dogs these days, I was dumped and left behind by the people ...



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City Says It Never Pursued Talks With Red Sox Triple A Team

Two weeks after the city signed an agreement with owners of the New Britain Rock Cats to bring the team to Hartford, the mayor of Pawtucket, R.I., said the Red Sox Triple A team, the Pawtucket Red Sox, was sold and is planning to relocate. But Hartford officials say the city was never an option for that team.



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New Roosevelt Elementary is on the way

Bridgeport Facilities Director Jorge Garcia, left, tours the cafetorium with O&G Project Manager Larry Schilling at the new Roosevelt School under construction in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.



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Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Roosevelt Elementary is on the way

Bridgeport Facilities Director Jorge Garcia, left, tours the cafetorium with O&G Project Manager Larry Schilling at the new Roosevelt School under construction in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.



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Central High names Mike Farrell new football coach

... Hilltoppers' sideline, has been promoted to head coach. "We applaud him (Gordon) for the hard work he put in," Bridgeport citywide athletic director Neil Kavey said Sunday. "To be a head football coach and an assistant principal in one of the ...



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Valerie June, Tiny Desk Concert

... NPR Music office. Back in July 2011, Dr. John played the Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut and gave this performance of "Big Bass Drum (On A Mardi Gras Day). Happy Carnival, y'all!



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Most Recent Job Openings Near Weston, Redding and Easton

... needs to be filled. Varied responsibilities include: personal errands, overseeing household... Come Join Us in Bridgeport, CT Sodexo is seeking an Environmental Services Custodial Operations Manager 2 for Bridgeport Hospital a member of the Yale-New ...



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Four urgent dogs at Bridgeport Animal Control need homes now

If you are able to help in any way with Ava, please contact Bridgeport Animal Control, located at 236 Evergreen Street in Bridgeport, CT by calling 576-7727. Four dogs at Bridgeport Animal Control are quickly running out of time.



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Candidates debate issues in 129th House district

Candidate Steven Stafstrom, during a debate at the Burroughs Community Center in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday Feb. 19, 2015.



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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Candidates debate issues in 129th House district

... Community Center that the candidates were asked to weigh in on one of the most politically charged issues in Bridgeport and statewide: Education reform and private charter schools versus public schools. Halstead, a member of the council's Education ...



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Bridgeport working to catch tax scofflaws

In a city that could use the money, how can someone living, working and running for office rack up a tax debt of $140,639 with no apparent consequences? That's what Councilman-turned-state Senate candidate Richard DeJesus owes -- a now widely reported bill that has cost him some support in the run up to Tuesday's 23rd Senate District special election. Bridgeport officials have done everything from booting cars to selling property tax liens to collection agencies to going to court and seizing land and real estate in efforts to crack down on tax delinquents.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Berlin This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Bridgeport residents mourn homicide victim

Mourners say a prayer for Jose Lebron Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, the city's first homicide victim of they year, at the corner of William and Ogden streets in Bridgeport where Lebron was shot Friday night. Photo: Autumn Driscoll A memorial is set up for Jose Lebron, the city's first homicide victim of the year, at the corner of William and Ogden streets in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.



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Bridgeport residents mourn homicide victim

Mourners say a prayer for Jose Lebron Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, the city's first homicide victim of they year, at the corner of William and Ogden streets in Bridgeport where Lebron was shot Friday night. A memorial is set up for Jose Lebron, the city's first homicide victim of the year, at the corner of William and Ogden streets in Bridgeport, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.



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Temporary immigration order spurs confusion

... but DACA is not amnesty. Alex Arevalo , immigration counselor at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Bridgeport, said he was fielding calls all day from people worried that their current DACA status is in jeopardy. Another 28,000 state residents ...



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Gun Ranges in Connecticut: 7 Spots for Firearms and Pistol Practice

... Pistol permits are required, but the range can handle calibers up to .44 Mag. It is always staffed when open. 5. Bridgeport Shooting Range Bridgeport, Connecticut Bridgeport Shooting Range is a public range. The gun range offers a variety of ...



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Advanced Leadership Program for Construction DBEs/MBEs to Start February 20th

GNEMSDC in conjunction with the CTDOT and the Community Capital/GNEMSDC BondSure Program announced the starting date of a special 6-week training session for MBEs and DBEs in the construction and engineering areas. Sessions will be conducted each Friday starting February 20th through March 27th from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the GNEMSDC Training Center located at 333 State Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut.



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Rhythm Room Playlist 02/20/15

If you're kicking back and recovering from Mardi Gras, check out this four-song set by Grammy-nominated Cajun band Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, a 2011 Tiny Desk Concert from the NPR Music office. Back in July 2011, Dr. John played the Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut and gave this performance of "Big Bass Drum .



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Bridgeport cops probe shooting death

Bridgeport Police detectives investigate a fatal shooting at the intersections of Ogden and Williams Streets in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Feb. 20, 2015.



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Snow and Ice to Hit East Hampton, Portland This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to snow, sleet, freezing rain and - depending on where you live - a plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Friday, February 20, 2015

Suspect loose in Bridgeport fatal shooting

Bridgeport police say Jose Lebron was shot at the corner of William and Ogden Streets around 6 p.m. They say he was pronounced dead at a local hospital. A weapon and other evidence has been recovered from the crime scene, according to police.



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Trinity Catholic beats Harding in OT

Harding's Anthony Gadsden, left, reaches in to disrupt a shot attempt by Trinity Catholic's Anthony Lombardi, during boys basketball action in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Feb. 20, 2015.



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Bridgeport police investigate fatal shooting

Bridgeport Police detectives investigate a fatal shooting at the intersections of Ogden and Williams Streets in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Feb. 20, 2015.



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Trinity Catholic beats Harding in OT

Harding's Anthony Gadsden, left, reaches in to disrupt a shot attempt by Trinity Catholic's Anthony Lombardi, during boys basketball action in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Feb. 20, 2015.



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Unions, environmentalists to protest trade act Saturday

... thorough review by Congress of any new trade deal. On Saturday, they're holding a demonstration in McLevy Park in Bridgeport, across from the Democratic lawmaker's local office. "We want (Himes) to know with this rally, we are paying attention," ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit Waterford This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to snow, sleet, freezing rain and - depending on where you live - a plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Bridgeport police investigate fatal shooting

Bridgeport Police detectives investigate a fatal shooting at the intersections of Ogden and Williams Streets in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Feb. 20, 2015.



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10 Ways To Update Your Kitchen On A Budget

Upgrading your kitchen cabinets and decor doesn't need to cost you an arm, a leg and your vacation funds for the next three years; it can cost as little as a couple cans of paint. PRLog - Feb. 20, 2015 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn.



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Keltic Kick performs at Lauralton Hall's Irish Night

... to sing along, will add their musical talents to the mix, and step dancers from Sheeaun Academy of Irish Dance, Bridgeport, will provide a taste of the old Irish ceilis with their jigs and reels. "This will be our fifth year performing at Lauralton ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit North Haven This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1-degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Unions, environmentalists to protest trade act Saturday

... thorough review by Congress of any new trade deal. On Saturday, they're holding a demonstration in McLevy Park in Bridgeport, across from the Democratic lawmaker's local office. "We want (Himes) to know with this rally, we are paying attention," ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit Shelton This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Enfield This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Stamford This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Man attempts to stop 'Apple picking' thieves

Investigators say the robbery was part of a national trend known as "Apple picking." Bridgeport police thanked a good Samaritan Friday after they say he risked his life trying to stop two men who had just stolen an iPhone from a local college student.



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Karyn Morgan, a Staples High School vice principal, says her heart is ...

... Photo: Westport News/Contributed Photo Karyn Morgan loved her job. A special-education teacher for 19 years in Bridgeport, she was energized by daily contact with students. She helped them overcome enormous obstacles, gain confidence, make their way ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit Suffield This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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On the market: A Tudor estate with regal appeal

... decades. It was built circa 1850. The house was called Rock Ledge and it served as the summer home for a mayor of Bridgeport. A vintage logbook that sits in the entrance foyer bears the handwritten signatures of its many visitors in the early days. ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit Mansfield, Storrs This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Unions and environmentalists to protest trade act Saturday

... economy, which crested in the 1950s and 1960s. Himes is not so sure, pointing out that the deindustrialization of Bridgeport and elsewhere in New England was in full swing well before early free-trade treaties were signed in the 1980s and 1990s. ...



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Shelton Police Make Arrest in Armed Robbery at Cleto's

... displayed a knife. The males grabbed money and bottles of liquor then left the store. Jonathan Rodriguez, 30, of Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree conspiracy to commit robbery, third-degree larceny and third-degree ...



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Snow and Ice to Hit North Branford This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Middletown This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to snow, sleet, freezing rain and - depending on where you live - a plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Simsbury Superintendent Proposes Budget With $1.6M Increase

The board of education is expected to vote on the budget Tuesday and present it to the board of finance March 11. "[The board] has asked to see what it would look like to bring the number from a 2.47 percent increase to a 1.7 percent increase - basically what the cost of living number increase is," Curtis said, adding that he would present that scenario to the board on Tuesday. Curtis said his budget shows a $1.62 million increase, with the biggest portion being salaries of teachers, administrators and staff.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Hamden This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1-degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Bethel This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Monroe This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit East Haven This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Weston-Redding-Easton This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live, plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Rocky Hill This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Southbury This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Canton This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Westport This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Branford This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Snow and Ice to Hit Orange This Weekend

As we bask in the glow of breaking a record dating back to 1966 for record cold on today's date for Connecticut, our attention turns to a snow, sleet, freezing rain, and depending on where you live plain rain storm that will impact us mid-to-late afternoon on Saturday and ending by midday on Sunday. If you're curious about the record, a 1 degree temperature was recorded at Bridgeport at 6 a.m. Friday, which beat the previous record low of 2 degrees set in 1966.



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Record low temperature of 1966 could fall in Connecticut

Temperatures are expected to be between 5 degrees above zero to 5 degrees below on Friday. The National Weather Service says a record low temperature of 2 degrees in Bridgeport was set on Feb. 20, 1966.



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Motorist charged with felony in Bridgeport pedestriana death

A Bridgeport woman has been charged with a felony in the motor vehicle death of an 89-year-old pedestrian. The Connecticut Post reports that police charged Denise Purzycki with evading responsibility causing serious, physical injury or death, a felony.



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The property at 214 Good Hill Road in Weston is on the market for $4,999,000.

... decades. It was built circa 1850. The house was called Rock Ledge and it served as the summer home for a mayor of Bridgeport. A vintage logbook that sits in the entrance foyer bears the handwritten signatures of its many visitors in the early days. ...



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On the market: A Tudor estate with regal appeal

... decades. It was built circa 1850. The house was called Rock Ledge and it served as the summer home for a mayor of Bridgeport. A vintage logbook that sits in the entrance foyer bears the handwritten signatures of its many visitors in the early days. ...



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On the market: A Tudor estate with regal appeal

... decades. It was built circa 1850. The house was called Rock Ledge and it served as the summer home for a mayor of Bridgeport. A vintage logbook that sits in the entrance foyer bears the handwritten signatures of its many visitors in the early days. ...



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Weston Nurse Takes Over As Clinic Director At AmeriCares In Bridgeport

STAMFORD, Conn. Janet Yon of Weston has been named the new director of the Weisman AmeriCares Free Clinic of Bridgeport.



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BJ's Manager In Fairfield Charged With Stealing Customers' Credit Card

... credit card number after a transaction at the wholesale club on Dec. 13, police said. Sergio Polo Molina, 22, of Bridgeport, turned himself at police headquarters at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after he was notified of a warrant issued for his arrest, police ...



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On the market: A Tudor estate with regal appeal

... decades. It was built circa 1850. The house was called Rock Ledge and it served as the summer home for a mayor of Bridgeport. A vintage logbook that sits in the entrance foyer bears the handwritten signatures of its many visitors in the early days. ...



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Westport Assists at Southport House Fire

Westport firefighters provided mutual aid assistance to Fairfield tonight when a roof fire broke out at 33 Chester Place in Southport. Westport also sent an additional engine to provide coverage in Fairfield in case of another emergency as did Easton and Bridgeport.



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Westport Assists at Southport House Fire

Westport firefighters provided mutual aid assistance to Fairfield tonight when a roof fire broke out at 33 Chester Place in Southport. Westport also sent an additional engine to provide coverage in case of another emergency as did Easton and Bridgeport.



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To volunteers, homeless count

Eneida Martinez, describes how three homeless people live at an abandoned church on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday Feb. 17, 2015.



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Improve Comedy Night @ the Bijou Set for Tonight

... tuition fees & ticket sales fund the Bijou Arts Center, which is located at 275 Fairfield Avenue in Downtown Bridgeport. The Bijou Theatre, one of the oldest buildings in the country used as a movie house, reopened its doors in 2011. In addition to ...



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Firefighters battle flames, frigid weather at Southport home's roof fire

... the home's roof as the first fire crews arrived, supported a short time later with firefighters from Westport, Bridgeport and Easton. Out-of-town crews provided coverage for the rest of town while Fairfield firefighters focused on the Chester Place ...



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Firefighters battle frigid weather at Fairfield fire

... the home's roof as the first fire crews arrived, supported a short time later with firefighters from Westport, Bridgeport and Easton. Out-of-town crews provided coverage for the rest of town while Fairfield firefighters focused on the Chester Place ...



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Firefighters battle frigid weather at Fairfield fire

... the home's roof as the first fire crews arrived, supported a short time later with firefighters from Westport, Bridgeport and Easton. Out-of-town crews provided coverage for the rest of town while Fairfield firefighters focused on the Chester Place ...



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Firefighters battle flames, frigid weather at Southport home's roof fire

... the home's roof as the first fire crews arrived, supported a short time later with firefighters from Westport, Bridgeport and Easton. Out-of-town crews provided coverage for the rest of town while Fairfield firefighters focused on the Chester Place ...



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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Firefighters battle flames, frigid weather at Southport home's roof fire

... the home's roof as the first fire crews arrived, supported a short time later with firefighters from Westport, Bridgeport and Easton. Out-of-town crews provided coverage for the rest of town while Fairfield firefighters focused on the Chester Place ...



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Video: Himes Visits Norwalk Early College Academy

... for this fall include opening three new Connecticut Early College Opportunity Programs in Stamford, Danbury and Bridgeport to prepare students in careers of advanced manufacturing and technology. "Everybody was excited about how President Obama put ...



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Two Worlds Collide: Boardwalk Empire Meets Black Rock Galleries on Auction Block

PRLog - Feb. 19, 2015 - BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- The television series production has ended but enthusiasts of television's Boardwalk Empire series have an unparalleled opportunity to own a piece of Nucky Thompson's world when Black Rock Galleries offers items from the sets and production of the series in its online auction ending on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. eastern time at blackrockgalleries.com .



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Ericson: Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. focused on the present, not the...

Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Ericson: Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. focused on the present, not the...

Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Ericson: Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. focused on the present, not the future

Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Autumn Driscoll Norwalk's Roy Kane Jr. during their basketball game against Bassick Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.



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'White Power' letter insulting black officers shows up in Conn. police mailboxes

An anonymous letter bitterly insulting African-American officers was recently found in mailboxes at the Bridgeport, Connecticut, police station. It starts out with the words "WHITE POWER" in capital letters.



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Aftershocks from racist letter rattle Bridgeport

A letter sent to Bridgeport Police Officer Clive Higgins, which begins with the words "white power,"threatens the cop and states that all black officers belong in the toilet and are not wanted in the department. BRIDGEPORT -- The racist letter typed on city letterhead and distributed through the Police Department is another knock for a department rocked by the recent conviction of two of its veteran officers for an incident of police brutality known locally as the Beardsley Park Stomp.



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Pulock returns, boosts Sound Tigers' power play

If you were worried about Ryan Pulock 's shot being harmed by the injury that's kept him out since Jan. 2, there's this tale from last Tuesday. Pulock took most of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers ' regular practice at the Wonderland of Ice, then joined fellow injured skaters Mike Halmo and Sebastian Collberg for a conditioning skate on the other rink.



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Aftershocks from racist letter rattle Bridgeport

Bridgeport police officer Clive Higgins outside of Federal Court in Bridgeport, Conn., on Wednesday Jan. 14, 2015. Photo: Christian Abraham A letter sent to Bridgeport Police Officer Clive Higgins, which begins with the words "white power,"threatens the cop and states that all black officers belong in the toilet and are not wanted in the department.



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Don't Bunch Activists In With Lobbyists

... free speech. The bill is an outgrowth of a ruling in 2009 by the ethics office that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport must register as a lobbyist to rally supporters at the Capitol or to use its website to ask parishioners to contact their ...



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Rose M. Zaccagnino Leonard; Greenwich Resident Who Worked for Local Restaurants

... Viewing will be on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 4-8 PM at The Castiglione Funeral Home, 134 Hamilton Ave, Greenwich, CT. A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday February 21, 2015 at Sacred Heart Church in Byram at 10 AM, Interment will ...



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Bridgeport, Stamford Rank Among Nation's Most Diverse Cities

In honor of Black History Month, financial social media website WalletHub has named the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in the nation -- and several Connecticut municipalities made the list, including Bridgeport, which came in at No. 25. In order to identify the most ethno-racially and linguistically diverse landscapes among 350 of the most populated U.S. cities, WalletHub examined each city across three key metrics, including racial and ethnic diversity, language diversity and region of birth diversity.



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Fairfield Woman Faces Charges Following Death of 89-Year-Old Man She Struck

... , Monahan received treatment for a broken leg, pelvis, shoulder and lower back at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, according to the Post.



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Driver charged after death of pedestrian she hit

... She was released after posting $25,000 bond and is scheduled to appear March 3 at state Superior Court in Bridgeport. After the accident, Monahan was taken to St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport for treatment of a broken leg, pelvis, ...



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Metro-North delays in NYC traced to burst frozen sprinkler

... for Livingston and Ontario Counties through 10pm tonight. A quick 2-4" of snow is likely during this time. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Metro-North Railroad says a water leak from a burst frozen sprinkler line entered a power substation at Grand ...



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Malloy's Bid To Widen I-95, Improve Metro-North Draws Praise

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Political leaders praised Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposal for historic improvements in the state's transportation system: widening I-95 from Bridgeport to Greenwich, completing the Merritt Parkway-Route 7 interchange in Norwalk, and overhauling Metro-North to allow for "subway-like frequency."



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Malloy's Bid To Improve Highways, Trains Gets Mixed Reviews

NORWALK, Conn. -- It was the talk of the town as Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed historic improvements in the state's transportation system: widening I-95 from Bridgeport to Greenwich and I-84 in Danbury, completing the Merritt Parkway-Route 7 interchange in Norwalk, and overhauling Metro-North to allow for "subway-like frequency."



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Malloy budget would support major local transportation projects

... to cost a total of about $5.6 billion. Widening of I-95 from Old Saybrook to Groton and from Greenwich to Bridgeport is slated for planning as part of the five-year plan, with construction falling into the 30-year plan, according to Department of ...



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Nation briefs

... his partner. They succeeded after a few tense moments, and the man was taken to a hospital for an evaluation. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - A threatening letter that disparages black police officers has been found in mailboxes at a Connecticut police ...



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Otters need leader to emerge on defense

Adam Pelech skated in the warm-up before changing into street clothes to watch his Bridgeport Sound Tigers face Providence. The former Erie Otters defenseman couldn't break into a deep rotation on the blue line Dec. 26 at Webster Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.



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Cars, trains, planes, bikes in Malloy's transportation plan

Traffic is bumper-to-bumper on I-95 southbound in Bridgeport, Conn. A massive long-term investment in Connecticut's transportation infrastructure is the centerpiece of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget, A train arrives at the Bridgeport Metro-North station in downtown Bridgeport, Conn.



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Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

... Roads Brewing, The Growler Station, & Centerplate are changing the game starting at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. Enjoy a growler full of fresh cr... )--China Rapid Finance, a leader in Chinese marketplace lending and credit decisioning ...



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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Man accused of interfering in death investigation

John Lahey was arraigned on charges of tampering with evidence and interfering with a police officer. An Easton man is accused of interfering with a police investigation into the death of a Bridgeport man last year.



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Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Distributable Cash Flo... )--Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. today reported its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. Adjusted EBITDA for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ... )--Two Roads Brewing, The Growler Station, & Centerplate are changing the game starting at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT.



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Ash Wednesday at St. Augustine's Cathedral in Bridgeport

Vinny Capuano, of Bridgeport, attends Ash Wednesday mass at St. Augustine's Cathedral in Bridgeport, Conn.



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