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Second suspect sought in Milford homicide

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  Milford police this morning are looking for a second suspect in the murder of a New Haven man in Milford on Sunday night. He is identified as Javier Cruz, described as about 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 200 to 230 pounds, brown hair and a scar on one of his ankles. He is […] [Read More]
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Stratford cop back at work

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Stratford Police Officer Justin LoSchiavo, the cop at the center of months of controversy after he suffered a seizure and crashed his cruiser into other cars at a busy intersection, is back on the job. Sort of, anyway. Staff writer Richard Weizel has learned that LoSchiavo, the circumstances of whose hiring ignited a firestorm engulfing […] [Read More]
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Activist to address frosh….

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  So you might ask, what can a fourth-generation shrimper say to inspire a group of freshmen about to embark on a four year undergraduate experience on the bucolic Fairfield University campus?   Campus officials say Diane Wilson, author of  “An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas,” is an […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, General
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‘PostSecret’ party in Bridgeport

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You’ve read about it in USA Today, the Connecticut Post and a host of national magazines. You’ve heard about it on a slew of  TV talk shows. And now it’s in downtown Bridgeport. Frank Warren’s nationally touring exhibition, “PostSecret,” which has captured the public’s imagination worldwide, is now drawing crowds at the art museum at Housatonic Community […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts

Adult ed lightens up

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It’s not all bread-and-butter. Loosening up a bit from its nose-to-the-grindstone approach to adult education programs, Bridgeport schools for the first time in years this fall will offer several self-improvement classes in the evening. The list includes accounting, civics, Italian, French, ceramics, digital photography, painting and illustration, cooking, basic Photoshop, and resume and cover-letter writing. […] [Read More]
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Afternoon in the newsroom

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Well, it’s about quarter to two in the newsroom and some of the reporters are out digging up some news for tomorrow’s paper. MariAn is finishing her column on sex in public and we are still waiting to hear what happened at Kerite. [Read More]
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Practicing our newsroom videos!

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Jim Shay is walking around the newsroom with his flip video…trying to catch the reporters working at their desks. Unfortunately there is a reason most of us are print journalists instead of TV journalists; we don’t like cameras!! But, once he gets enough footage without people’s hands covering their faces or telling poor Jim to […] [Read More]
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Incident at Kerite in Seymour

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We have a reporter at the scene of a possible hazardous materials incident at the Kerite Co. on Day Street, Seymour. [Read More]
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Milford homicide arrest

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  Milford police say they’ve made an arrest in the murder of a New Haven man Sunday night. Info on the arrest will be forthcoming at an 11 a.m. today press conference at PD headquarters. The victim, of Jose Chevere, 28 of Putnam Street in New Haven, was fatally shot in a wooded area off […] [Read More]
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Catch a wave

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There’s a chance we could get some wild weather from tropical storm Danny this Saturday.  Even if Danny comes close to us, don’t expect to see the kind of big waves that washed away three people in Maine last weekend. That’s because Long Island acting as a barrier, shields us from the open Atlantic. The closest place to see […] [Read More]
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