Monthly Archive for April, 2010

: April, 2010

Early retirements

State employees hoping to take an early retirement incentive package are dismayed that talks between Gov. M. Jodi Rell and union leaders have faltered, the Hartford Courant reports. Rell wanted to

Skakel appeals to Ct. high court again

NEW HAVEN. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel has asked the Connecticut Supreme Court to reconsider its rejection of an appeal of his conviction for the 1975 killing of his 15-year-old neighbor. The

Spring 8th Grade Transition Dance

It will be BEACH PARTY fun in the Barlow sun, as the Joel Barlow High School Student Activities Group, REACT, invites all 8th grade students from Easton and Redding to join us at the upcoming Spring

Police: Stratford abduction fabricated

From: Kenneth L. Bakalar, PIO/Administrative Captain Stratford Police Department The attempted abduction in the Boston Ave. area, reported yesterday, was fabricated. Detectives speaking with the

AG outraged at healthcare CEO’s $102 million compensation

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today expressed outrage over reports that United Healthcare paid its CEO $102 million in compensation last year and called on the state Department of Insurance to

Food Bazaar Supermarket to open in Bridgeport

Food Bazaar will celebrate the grand opening of its newest store in Bridgeport, CT on Thursday, May 6th. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will mark the opening of this brand-new, 61,000 square foot store at

Fairfield to get third commuter rail station on New Haven line

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced a breakthrough in negotiations with the town of Fairfield and developer Blackrock Realty that will allow the completion of the Fairfield Metro Center commuter

Embattled bridegroom “far from a loser” say his mom and dad

The parents of the bridegroom seeking a restraining order against his future in laws are incensed by his future father-in-law’s assessment of their son as “a loser.” “He’s far from a loser,” said Mary

Katie Stevens, American Idol tour plan 2 Conn. shows

Mark your calendars! Katie Stevens will be performing with the American Idol tour which will kick off July 1 in Detroit, but tickets will start going on sale May 14! They have scheduled 2 Connecticut

Geraldine Johnson to give oral history for archive

Longtime Bridgeporter Geraldine Johnson will be part of a nationwide archive of oral histories collected by Chicago-based nonprofit, The HistoryMakers. The first black woman to be schools