Monthly Archive for May, 2010

: May, 2010

Judge: Graduations can’t be held at church

By Michael P. Mayko BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Monday barred Enfield from conducting graduation ceremonies for its two public high schools at a Christian church. U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall
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Kidnapping suspect nabbed in New York

A kidnapping suspect from Bridgeport was chased by police through parts of Massachusetts before his SUV was finally stopped and the man arrested in New York, a Springfield, Mass., television station
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Connecticut shut out — again

Connecticut did not receive a penny of the $400 million set aside in the health care law to reward hospitals that are low-cost Medicare spenders, The New York Times reported today. You’re probably
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Police: Body found in pond is 17-year-old girl

MONROE — Police this morning said a body found in a local pond is that of a 17-year-old girl who had been reported missing to Newtown police. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification
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Pregnant woman and her grandmother murdered; suspect caught

Police say that a pregnant woman and her grandmother were both stabbed to death early Sunday at their apartment on Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport. Police have arrested the alleged perpetrator, who is
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Police: Bridgeport woman stabbed, abducted by husband

Police say that a Bridgeport woman was stabbed and abducted by her husband earlier today. Police say Eric Stiggle, Jr. has a violent history and could be dangerous. They say he may be in a 1999 white
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Ansonia police looking for missing teen

Ansonia police are investigating the report of missing 15-year-old city girl identified as Shelly Dutan, according to Lt. Andrew Cota, police spokesman. Shelly was reported missing by her mother when
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Rell proclaims March 30 “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”

Gov. M. Jodi Rell today announced that she has signed legislation designating March 30 of every year “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day,” a special day to honor veterans who served in the Vietnam War.
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Sewage Backup at P.T. — old issue?

Cecil Young got into a fight with several City Council members after his rant about raw sewage in the basements at the P.T. Barnum Apartments last week. But is this really still an issue? According to
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Black Rock Day Parade coming soon!

From the Black Rock Community Council: The BRCC is proud to present the line-up for this year’s Black Rock Day celebration to be held on Sunday, June 13, 2010. The theme of this year’s festivities is
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