Connecticut Post newsroom blog
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
Spectator screening measures at all Rentschler Field events will increase beginning with the Connecticut vs. Rhode Island football game on Saturday, Sept. 26. These changes are being made due to the recent heightening of security concerns on the national level. “We want our patrons to be able to enter Rentschler Field as safely, expeditiously and Read More
The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking the public’s help in arresting a Bridgeport man wanted on burglary and credit car theft charges. Sherman Adams, 50, of Trumbull Avenue, is known to frequent Bridgeport and Stratford. Anyone with information about Adams’ whereabouts is asked to call 203.410.9026.
About 50 local business executives, leaders from arts organizations and government officials heard an interesting pitch this morning at the University of Bridgeport. Larry Goldman, CEO and president of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, was there to talk about how the arts can be a driver of economic development. Goldman presides over an arts Read More
Meet Oreo. This little gal was found in the parking lot of the Ansonia Nature Center recently. She is far too people-friendly to be left out in the wild. If you would like to adopt this furry ball of cuteness, please contact Donna or Ali at the Nature Center; 203-736-1053.
Too much flavor to keep to myself. A would-be Bridgeport thief who tried to swipe $90 worth of gum from a city Walgreens found himself in a sticky situation last week, after he left behind the bag of gum with his wallet in it, police said. A cashier in the Walgreens at 3950 Main St. told Read More
Sure. you can get married quickly in Las Vegas, but at 14.2 percent, Nevada has the nation’s highest divorce rate. When it comes to divorce rates, Connecticut is below the 10.7 percent national average of people over 15 who are divorced, according to recently released U.S. Census figures. Connecticut’s rate is 10 percent, ranking Read More
A summit of the chief elected officials from the greater Bridgeport region is taking place this morning in Stratford, where the town and city leaders are supposed to discuss shared concerns over breakfast. But one thing all of them don’t share is an electoral challenge this fall. Messrs. Finch and Flatto get a pass in Read More
Ran across this nice video created by Mark Edwards, host of Sock Hop Saturday Night. Mark’s oldies show used to be on WICC, but is now on broadcast on WLNG 92.1 from Sag Harbor, N.Y. from 8 p.m. to midnight on (you guessed it) Saturday night. If you can’t get the station on your radio, Read More
Two down … Even though the shakers in the Finch administration routinely refuse to discuss the machinations of personnel matters, they clearly are bent on getting their own people into the seats of power at key municipal agencies. Over the last two weeks, the city’s personnel director and water pollution director have been swiftly beheaded Read More
Andrew Abate, director of the Water Pollution Control Authority, has gotten the boot. The unanimous action was taken by the WPCA after less than half hour of discussion in executive session. Although Abate said he was not expecting to be fired he showed up to the meeting with…drumroll please!!!!…Attorney Thomas Bucci, the former mayor who Read More