Monthly Archive for September, 2009

: September, 2009

Spectator screening measures at Rentschler Field to increase

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


   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

The arts as an economic savior?

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

Friendly bunny in need of new home

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

A sticky “workday”

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

Divorce, Connecticut style

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

Breakfast of champions?

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

Remembering old Bridgeport

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

Down the drain …

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

WPCA director fired

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