Monthly Archive for January, 2011

: January, 2011

Kaolian reception on for Friday night at City Lights

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros City Lights Gallery wants to assure Morgan Kaolian fans that the reception slated for this evening (Friday, Jan. 21) in his honor will proceed as
Categories: Arts , Bridgeport , Features , General , Stratford

Monroe’s “right to farm” ordinance gets international support

The proposed Monroe “Right to Farm” ordinance has gained some international attention on the interwebs. Sarah Parsons, a woman from Astoria, N.Y., started a petition on, and encouraged
Categories: General

Finch declares snow emergency in Bridgeport

From the Office of Mayor Bill Finch: Due to the impending winter storm, Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency beginning at 5 a.m. through 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21. During this time,
Categories: Bridgeport, weather

A moratorium on UConn Spring Weekend?

A task force established to try and de-escalate violence, drunkenness and disorderly conduct during University of Connecticut Spring Weekend has released a report today recommending a voluntary
Categories: Education, General

Mary-Jane Foster officially considering mayoral run

BRIDGEPORT — Mary-Jane Foster, co-founder of the Brigeport Bluefish, filed an exploratory committee Thursday for a possible run for mayor. “We need a fresh start in Bridgeport,” Foster said. “Our city
Categories: General

Recasting Limited Resources 101

More than 100 people who showed up to a forum called by Schools Superintendent John Ramos in City Council Chambers Wednesday didn’t leave with the specifics of how the district will get by on the same
Categories: General

It’s not too late — Stratford to offer free flu clinic

The Stratford Health Department has scheduled a free flu clinic from 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 27 at its offices at 468 Birdseye Street for residents ages 4 and older. For more information on flu vaccinations,
Categories: General

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being hit by car

BRIDGEPORT — A pedestrian was taken to St. Vincent’s Hospital after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Cinton Avenue Wednesday night. Police were dispatched to the
Categories: General

Monroe “right to farm” proposal one step closer to becoming an ordinance

The Monroe Town Council Committee on Planning & Zoning Commission passed a “right to farm” ordinance during a meeting Wednesday. Council members Jeffrey Guttman and Chris Catropa voted in favor of
Categories: General

Shelton residents – shovel out your hydrants

Volunteer fire fighters in Shelton are asking residents for a little help. If you know you have a fire hydrant on your street, fire fighters are asking you shovel it out. “We’re still trying to find
Categories: General