Monthly Archive for July, 2011

: July, 2011

Four shot, one dead at Washington Park

  BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating a shooting on Washington Avenue around midnight Saturday at Washington Park that reportedly left one teenager dead and three others injured. Details are being

DOT announces road project in Ansonia/Derby

A milling and resurfacting project will take place next month on Pershing Drive between Route 8 in Derby and Route 115 in Ansonia, according to the state Department of Transportation. The project is

CRRA and Sports Center offer scholarship for Shelton student

SHELTON– The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority, in partnership with the Sports Center of Connecticut, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a selected college student from Shelton. The CRRA

“Starving Artists” to perform in Seymour

SEYMOUR — “Starving Artists” will perform Aug. 6 as part of the Seymour Culture and Arts Commissions’ summer concert series. The well-known performing group will play hits from the 50s, 60s, and

CT Challenge bike ride set for Saturday

This press release was from the people at CT Challenge: More than 1,000 cyclists from across Connecticut are expected to ride in the seventh annual CT Challenge bike ride, which funds a variety of

New principal named at Derby High School

DERBY — The Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Gregory Gaillard as the new principal of Derby High School at a special meeting last week. In recommending Gaillard’s

45 arrests at Vibes

Bridgeport police announced today that 45 people were arrested during the four-day Gathering of the Vibes. Thirty five arrests, police said, were for drug possession. Also high on the list were

Two Bridgeport Post Offices targeted for possible closing

Two Bridgeport Post Offices have been included in a list of about 3,700 that have been targeted for review and possible closure. The two offices, Noble and Barnum, could be closed as part of a plan by

Mattress recycling facility that will employ ex-offenders slated to open in October

Back in March, we reported that a mattress recycling facility was coming to Bridgeport and that it would create up to 15 new jobs. (Read the full story here.) The organization providing major funding

Two-car accident at State and Lafayette send several to hospital

BRIDGEPORT — Several people were hospitalized after two vehicles crashed at the intersection of State Street and Lafayette Boulevard Monday night. The Toyota Camry and Dodge Caravan collided shortly