Monthly Archive for June, 2011

: June, 2011

Ansonia man and his dog Pebbles in Purina finals

Ansonia native Drew Baklik, a popular drink slinger down at the Milford Buffalo Wild Wings, and his 5 pound Morkie (Maltese Yorkie mix) Pebbles have made it to the final round in Purina Mighty Dog,

Black bear leaves Trumbull

The black bear spotted in Trumbull yesterday wandered back into the woods sometime last night, Trumbull police said. The bear was first seen near the Trumbull/Easton border, so police are assuming he

Stratford’s Colon wins ‘The Voice’

Javier Colon won NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Wednesday night. The Stratford native beat Dia Frampton by the slimmest of margins-2%. Following Tuesday night’s finale, Colon reached #2 on iTunes. He was cheered

Which CT beaches exceed bacterial limits?

The National Resources Defense Council publishes a state-by-state report on beach cleanliness, which also explains how each state monitors the cleanliness of water at those beaches. In Connecticut’s

Gang members arrested

A task force of local and state police raided more than a half dozen locations on Bridgeport’s East Side and East End Wednesday morning rounding up suspected gang members. Police said they also seized

Grocery store, brew-pub planned for downtown Bridgeport

 Developers announced plans for a food market in the Arcade Mall building and a brew-pub in the City Trust property Tuesday, the latest evidence of what some say is a revival of downtown. Below is the

More tweaks to the Trumbull town charter

Everyone in Trumbull is talking about the proposed changes to the town’s charter, that include extending the first selectman’s term from two to four years. A Trumbull Town Council subcommittee combed

Trumbull to be praised for participation in blood drives

Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst will be at the American Red Cross blood drive at the Trumbull Marriott tomorrow. Whether he’s actually going to roll up his sleeve and donate a pint himself, we

State health department joins effort to address infant mortality

Hartford – The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced it was chosen to participate in the Partnership to Eliminate Disparities in Infant Mortality (PEDIM) Action Learning

Bridgeport cop suing department over union dues

Will Collins, a spokesman for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, just sent over the following press release, announcing that Bridgeport police officer William Bailey is suing the