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Lisa Lampanelli to headline Housatonic art benefit May 16

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — The Housatonic Museum of Art will host a benefit stand-up comedy show starring the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, on Saturday, May 16, at 8 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall. The show will follow a VIP champagne reception and special exhibition of artwork by Leonard […] [Read More]

Merritt Parkway crash at Sikorsky Bridge

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Police and rescue workers are at the scene of an accident on northbound lane of Rt 15 at the Sikorsky Bridge. No word yet on injuries but the crash is backing up traffic. [Read More]
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K of C to hold Stations of the Cross in Bpt Sunday

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BRIDGEPORT-The Knights of Columbus CT State Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Outdoor Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ST Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Sunday at 2 p.m. The Celebrant will be Monsignor Peter Cullen, the Knights of Columbus CT State Chaplain. More than 400 people attended the event last year. [Read More]
Fundraiser for retired Lt. Tim Murphy

Hockey fundraiser for Norwalk cop Saturday

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NORWALK-Auctions, dinner and a hockey game will help raise money Saturday for retired Norwalk Police Lt. Tim Murphy who is battling cancer. Murphy was diagnosed with the illness shortly after retiring in February. He served 33 years in the Police Department. He also taught criminal justice at Norwalk Community College. The benefit will begin with […] [Read More]

Woman jailed for death of ‘grandpa of Capitol Avenue’

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BRIDGEPORT – David Roman was called the “Grandpa of Capitol Avenue,” fixing up old discarded bicycles and handing them out to kids in need. His death, months after he was knocked off his own bicycle during a robbery, hitting his head on the pavement, shocked the North End community. On Friday, 20-year-old Jasmin Gonzalez – […] [Read More]
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Memorial fund set up for slain worker Jose Araujo

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A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Jose Araujo, the Burns Construction Co. worker who was fatally shot at a work site Thursday morning. The fund, set up on gofundme.com, was created by Ken Burns Jr., company president. “This is a fund set up for the family of Jose Araujo, who […] [Read More]
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Accused construction worker killer under suicide watch

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BRIDGEPORT – The arraignment of Gregory Weathers Jr., charged with fatally shooting a construction worker Thursday morning after inquiring about a job with the company, has been postponed. Court sources said Weathers is currently being treated at Bridgeport Hospital where he is under a suicide watch. Weathers, 33, is charged with  killing 31-year-old Jose Araujo, […] [Read More]
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Silver Alert issued for missing Bridgeport teen and child

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BRIDGEPORT – A Silver Alert was issued for a City teenager an her child Thursday missing since earlier this month. Seventeen year-old Taylor Rodriguez and her one month old child have been missing since March 15, according to an alert from State Police. Rodriguez is an endangered runaway and believed to be somewhere in Connecticut […] [Read More]
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