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Connecticut unfriendly to small business?

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Connecticut, but especially Bridgeport, has an unfriendly business climate, according to a new Small Business Friendliness Survey released by Thumbtack and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The survey drew responses from 38 states and more than 12,000 small business owners, and also gave Bridgeport an F overall for small business friendliness. A fuller explanation of […] [Read More]
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Cop attacked outside club

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BRIDGEPORT – A city police officer was injured while trying to break up a fight outside the Cape Verdean Club Sunday night. Officer Adam Rozum was grabbed in a headlock by a suspect who punched him in the face and threw the officer to the ground, police said. The officer was taken to St. Vincent’s […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport woman charged with embezzlement

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BRIDGEPORT – A city woman is charged with stealing more than $50,000 from a local kitchen remodeling company. April Trowell, 24, was charged Monday with first-degree larceny and first-degree computer crimes. She was being held in lieu of $75,000 bond. Trowell was an employee at Hope Kitchen, a kitchen remodeling company located in Bridgeport, Stamford […] [Read More]
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Felon faces 54 years for selling guns, drugs

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BRIDGEPORT – A city man with an extensive criminal record is facing up to 54 years in prison after being found guilty of selling guns and drugs in the city. A Superior Court jury deliberated for about a day before finding Tyriece Fuller guilty of sale of narcotics, sale of narcotics within 1,500 feet of […] [Read More]
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Former Westport swim coach pleads to sex charges

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BRIDGEPORT – The former swim coach at Staples High School in Westport is facing up to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to repeatedly sexually assaulting two young Fairfield girls over a three-year period. Jeffrey Schare pleaded guilty before Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin to two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of […] [Read More]
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Ansonia gets $500k in state aid for redevelopment

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ANSONIA – A $500,000 state grant will be used to help redevelop downtown industrial properties and even secure a much larger $1 million federal grant. “My priority has always been attracting, retaining and expanding business in Ansonia,” Cassetti said Monday during the announcement in front if the vacant Palmer Building on Main Street. “This money […] [Read More]

Bluefish T-shirt with six-pack abs and nipples to honor vets

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The Bridgeport Bluefish have designed a – shall we say – surprising T-Shirt for Military Appreciation night. General Manager Ken Shepard Tweeted out the design.  Sure, the shirt has an image of dog tags and some  military seals on the shoulders, but the rest looks  like a shirtless man who spends most of his time […] [Read More]
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Ansonia’s Holbrook Street to become two-way today

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ANSONIA-Beginning today traffic will flow both ways on Holbrook Street where the old Peck School is located.. This marks a change from years of it being from a one-way north bound street. Parking will be allowed on both sides of the street. However, The cars on the west side of the street will be required […] [Read More]