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St. Valentine also patron saint of epilepsy

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The Epilepsy Foundation wants to remind people that: “As stores fill to bursting with bright red Mylar balloons, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and mountains of envelope-encased sentiments in honor of the patron saint of lovers, St. Valentine, remember that he is also the patron saint of epilepsy.” For more local info on epilepsy visit the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport mayoral candidate looking to recruit

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From mayoral candidate John Gomes: To All Good Men and Women of Bridgeport: 2/11/2011 To start, I ask you to consider whether you still have a real hope that the City of Bridgeport has the capacity to become a great city… to be from.. to live in… to work in… to worship in. And do […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Mayor Finch, Community Leaders Blast Halfway House Plan

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From the office of Bill Finch, mayor of Bridgeport: Mayor Bill Finch is joining concerned West End and South End residents in opposing the plan by Community Solutions, Inc., to build a 120-bed halfway house for recently released prisoners across the street from a playground and around the corner from a City school. “This is […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Parents strategize what to do if Lordship school is picked for closure

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On Tuesday, a 22-member committee is scheduled to decide which school or schools it will recommend for closure to Stratford Public Schools board of education.  With that date looming, parents of students enrolled at Lordship Elementary School are holding a meeting at United Athletic Centers at 1330 Honeyspot Road Extension at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Stratford

Milford’s Grand List Revised– Downward

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A “software glitch” is being blamed for a mistake in the city of Milford’s Grand List, reversing a 0.5 percent gain announced last week to an -0.5 drop. What had been reported as a $29 million increase actually has been wiped out by the error, officials said. [Read More]
Categories: General

Police: Woman stabbed in domestic assault

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Police said a woman was stabbed today during a domestic assault on Bridgeport’s East Side. No further information is available. [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops

Break in weather gives crews time to fill potholes

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From the office of Bill Finch, mayor of Bridgeport: Break in Weather Gives Crews Time to Fill Potholes BRIDGEPORT, CT (February 10, 2011) – A week without snowstorms has allowed City public works crews to tackle hundreds of potholes that are littering City streets, and Mayor Bill Finch is urging residents to report potholes that […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Traffic, weather

Phony house sales

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Police said a phony real estate agent sold the same Bridgeport house to two separate real estate agents and he didn’t even own it. For the full story, click here. [Read More]
Categories: General