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Coffee & Conversation: Stratford

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If you live, work or play in Stratford, you’re invited join our Stratford reporter Brittany Lyte and other Post staff for a cup of java and conversation at Starbucks. Be it town politics or your holiday shopping list, we’d love to hear what’s on your mind. We hope this will be the first in a […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

New display set for Bridgeport tree lighting

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From the Office of the Mayor of Bridgeport: Join Mayor Bill Finch and his family along with Santa Claus as they flip the switch to illuminate McLevy Green with nearly 10,000 lights for the annual Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting on Thursday, Dec. 2.  WICC Morning Show hosts Tony Reno and Mike Bellamy will emcee this […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General

Stratford’s holiday festival postponed until Thursday

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The town’s holiday tree lighting festival has been rescheduled for Thursday, Dec. 2 due to inclement weather. The festival will kick off with a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on the West Broad Street green. The 25-foot “tree” is a green sculpture in the shape of a tree made of discarded home oil tanks and […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Accused killer stopped for Chinese food

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Police say after fatally shooting Raheem Hargrove-Murray Dominic Friday night, Dominic Perez stopped to buy Chinese food [Read More]
Categories: General

Clean-up of former Remington site continues

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DuPont Corp. just sent their update on the remediation of the 422-acre site at 615 Asylum St., which includes Success Lake. Remediation of the former Remington Arms site has been ongoing for 10 years due to underground live and spent ordnance on the former munitions testing ground. DuPont, which owns the site, has completed most […] [Read More]
Categories: General

BOE to meet tonight on a new teacher contract

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The Board of Education meets in special session tonight at 6 p.m. to vote on a new Bridgeport Education Association contract. The notice for this meeting was slipped under the door of the City Clerk’s office last Wednesday and as of Monday morning still was not available for public viewing when the City Clerks office […] [Read More]
Categories: General

$300,000 funding will go for statewide public health survey

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Gov. M. Jodi Rell today announced that the state is receiving more than $300,000 in federal funding to conduct a yearlong, statewide public health survey and gauge risk factors associated with behavior. Rell, in a press release, said the data, which will be reviewed monthly by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […] [Read More]
Categories: General

You’re invited to the Governor’s mansion

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Governor M. Jodi Rell is inviting the public to visit the Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence, 990 Prospect Ave.  in Hartford. The Open House runs from: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 3 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 5 […] [Read More]
Categories: General

BPT police probing posisble homicide

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Bridgeport police are investigating a possible homicide at 353 Clinton Avenue that occurred at about 7 p.m. Police responded to several 911 calls from neighbors reporting guns shots in the area and found a man, apparently in his early 20s, lying on the sidewalk outside the home with at least one gunshot wound. Police were […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Shelton police close to arson arrest

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SHELTON — A relative of a high ranking Shelton fire official is the prime suspect in set fire in a Dumpster behind the Boys and Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley in mid-September. The incident was apparently caught on videotape and the tape was handed over to police to aid in their investigation of […] [Read More]
Categories: General