Monthly Archive for June, 2010

: June, 2010

Sherman enters guilty plea for not paying taxes

BRIDGEPORT –For 38 years, Mickey Sherman stood in state and federal courtrooms defending mobsters, drug king pins, even a member of the Kennedy clan. On Thursday, Sherman, a Greenwich lawyer who

Two crashes on Lindley Street

Police investigated two reported car crashes with injuries on Lindley Street in Bridgeport tonight. The crashes, at the intersections of Lindley and Summit streets and Capitol Avenue and Lindley, were

Desiree Fontaine Surveillance Video

First round of Shakespeare Theater finalists announced

Mayor John A. Harkins announced that the following six bidders responding to the Town of Stratford’s Request For Qualifications For American Shakespeare Theater Festival and Arts Programming

Stratford storm debris pickup to begin Thursday

The Stratford Department of Public Works will begin town-wide collection of storm debris and yard waste starting Thursday, July 1.    Work will progress on a street by street basis, north to south,

Storm-damaged roof caves in

UPDATE: The building at 503-519 East Main St. — a three-story structure with apartments above and retail on the ground floor — has not collapsed. The roof had been partially ripped off by the

Update on damage in Stratford caused by Thursday’s storm

Here’s an update on damage caused by Thursday’s severe storm in Stratford: There’s no dollar estimate of damage yet. Power has been restored to all of Stratford. Public Works and private contractors

Restitution checks sent in Lakeview Monument Co. case

Attorney General Richard Blumenthal today announced that his office has mailed $60,000 in restitution checks to consumers who paid a Bridgeport company for headstones that were never delivered.

Rate the response to the tornado

How well do you think Bridgeport handled the destruction left by Thursday’s tornado? Are there things that still need to be done? Questions that still need to be answered? Things that could have been

New safety measures proposed

MIDDLETOWN (AP) — A federal safety board will be voting on urgent recommendations to ban the use of natural gas to clean piping, in response to fatal explosions in Connecticut and North Carolina. The