Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Who decides who the new BPT BOE member will be?

BRIDGEPORT — The School system has solicited and received nine applications from individuals hoping to fill the vacancy left by Pat Crossin. Technically, the decision is Mayor Bill Finch’s to make

BPT: P&Z table vote on 120-bed halfway house

BRIDGEPORT — A proposed halfway mansion remains in limbo after city officials flubbed a legal notice about it. The Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday postponed voting on whether to extend its

Got a shovel? Anyone got a shovel?

With a two-day storm about to bear down on Fairfield County yet again, I started my day in search of a shovel.  Our children had left ours outside and with all the recent snow, I knew we wouldn’t find

Bridgeport Animal Control reopened Monday

BRIDGEPORT — The city’s animal control facility on Evergreen Street, closed Friday (Jan.28) due to the snow, was reopened Monday. Last week marked the first time this winter the facility, located at

Will snow days impact school vacation in Stratford?

From the desk of Stratford’s Superintendent of Schools Irene Cornish: The Board of Education voted that all snow days used this school year (2010/11) will be added to the end of the school year

Babies don’t come with directions

News release from Stratford Parents’ Place: Life might be much easier for new parents if babies came with directions. So often parents do need some .directions. and support when they give birth to a

A message from Westport’s fire chief

From the Westport fire department: Fire Chief / Emergency Management Director Christopher Ackley after conferring with First Selectman Gordon Joseloff, Chief of Police Al Fiore and Public Works

Kindergarten orientation scheduled for Monroe parents

Monroe parents of children eligible to start kindergarten this fall are invited to attend kindergarten orientation  on Feb. 9, starting at 7 p.m. at Masuk High School. The 90‐minute orientation will

WTNH names new meteorologist

WTNH News 8 has hired a new meteorolgist just weeks after it was announced that the station wouldn’t renew the contract of veteran weatherman Geoff Fox. The new staffer is Steve MacLaughlin, an Emmy

Gorbaty receptions at Fairfield U. rescheduled for Sunday

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Fairfield University announced today that receptions for the modern American master Norman Gorbaty, postponed because of this week’s major snowstorms,