Monthly Archive for March, 2011

: March, 2011

Computer system down at Bridgeport Police Department

The Bridgeport Police Department’s computer system is down, according to a sergeant on duty and scanner traffic overheard about 9:43 p.m. Computer glitches cause the system to crash temporarily from

New members sought for Youth Orchestras

From the desk of arts writer Phyllis A.S. Boros Wanted: Kids who love music. That’s the word from Barbara Upton, who has announced that  the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras will offer an open

What is your library worth to you?

Stratford’s public library staff created a Library Value Calculator to help residents calculate how much money they save in a month by using the town library. So, what is your library worth to you?

Vanessa Williams to speak at Rose of Hope

Internationally known singer-actress Vanessa Williams will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Rose of Hope Luncheon on June 16, a benefit for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center.   One of

Bank Robbery Suspect Flees, Falls, Is Arrested

MILFORD – A man who allegedly held up the Webster Bank at 100 South Broad St. on Thursday morning was arrested a short time later after failing from a dock into the water at the Lisman Landing marina.

Suspect in Milford Bank Robbery Arrested

MILFORD – A Hamden man already jailed for a bank robbery in Hamden was arrested Wednesday in connection with the March 9 holdup of a People’s United Bank branch here. Michael Carlto Reddick, 56, of

Wonder File sent to Mrs. Gilliam — overnight

Some of you may have read in the Post’s “In Your Corner” column today (Thursday March 31) about Mrs. Victoria Gilliam, and her long wait for her “Wonder File,” the “As Seen On TV” product that’s

Report: Connecticut hospital infections lower than expected

Connecticut has a lower-than expected rate of a certain type healthcare-related infection, according to a report released Wednesday by the Connecticut Department of Public Heath. The report presents

Harkins hit with threat of lawsuit for hiring of EMS Director

The following is a copy of a letter sent to an attorney for the Town of Stratford from Leon M. Rosenblatt, an attorney representing Stratford EMS Administrator Donna Best.

Monroe false alarm ordinance goes into effect Friday

Starting Friday, Monroe residents will be fined if their home security alarms go off falsely too many times. The ordinance decrees a homeowner will be fined $50 the second time his or her alarm goes