Monthly Archive for October, 2009

: October, 2009

UConn officials to discuss Howard’s death

A University of Connecticut football player died after being stabbed during a fight early Sunday. Jasper Howard, 20, of Miami, a junior and starting cornerback, died following the on-campus incident

Car in water in Milford

There’s been a report of a car submerged in water near Old Gate Lane in Milford. We have a reporter and photographer heading to the scene. We will update the situation as soon as we hear from them.

Photos of Shelton fire

Here are a few photos of the fire that destroyed a house on Kings Highway. Keith Muratori took the photos. For more photos of fires in the region, check out his Website at

Weird night for Bpt. restaurants

It was not a good night for those at Bridgeport cafes. Police arrested four people at four separate cafes between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. Saturday morning. In the first incident, Hoopz Sports Bar &

Fire heavily damages Shelton house

A house at 96 Kings Highway in Shelton was heavily damaged by a fire that erupted near the home’s chimney this morning. The three people in the house at the time escaped without injury. Family members

With no room in shelters, a man finds rest outside a Bridgeport church

      The blanket stirred and Mark Dobson poked his face into Friday’s cold morning air. “Yeah. I’m OK,” he says, as he unwinds himself from the flowered blanket that offered him some warmth through

Milford street flooding

Old Gate Lane at its intersection with New Haven Avenue is closed because of street flooding. Factory Lane and Helwig Street near the Lisman Landing marina also has water over the road but remains

A lesson for Finch & Co. on how FOI works

Mayor Bill Finch and his obstructionist legal team please take note: The spirit of the state Freedom of Information law is alive and well — outside the confines of the Park City, anyway. As we have

Arrests in Milford Homicide

Two additional suspects have been arrested on warrants in connection with the drug-related killing of Jose Chevere on Aug. 23. Police said that one suspect was arrested in Queens, N.Y. with the

GBS an instrument for good

Being an instrument for good in the community is something to be mighty proud of … and the folks at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are beaming with satisfaction today. The GBS has announced the