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Best of Summer: Beer Gardens

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What better way to beat the heat than with an ice cold pint? The Fairfield County area has jumped on the beer garden bandwagon that has become a popular trend in recent years, and we have no complaints about that. If you like beer and sitting outside, then check out 11 of the area’s most […] [Read More]
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Coast Guard, passerby save three after boat overturns

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STRATFORD – Three people were rescued after their boat capsized near Stratford Sunday afternoon. A passerby called the Coast Guard’s Long Island Sound center around 2:30 p.m. and reported three people in the water at the mouth of the Housatonic River, the Coast Guard said. Members from the Coast Guard’s Aids to Navigation team were nearby […] [Read More]
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Jury awards inmate $10 in suit against corrections officer

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BRIDGEPORT – A federal court jury Thursday found a state correctional officer civilly liable for allegedly assaulting a Danbury man in the prison. But the jury found that Joseph Izzo, who is serving a 30-year sentence for burglary, conspiracy and possession of a firearm, is only entitled to $10 in damages. “This case was about […] [Read More]
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Bethel man wins paczki-eating contest

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A Bethel bodybuilder body slammed the competition Tuesday at the annual paczki-eating contest at Eddy’s Bake Shop in Ansonia. Manny “The Manimal” Cambra devoured a dozen Polish doughnuts in 5 minutes in his first-ever paczki-eating battle. The Polish pastries are not of the light and airy variety. Paczkis are stuffed with a fruit filling and coated with […] [Read More]
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