Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog

Four shot, one dead at Washington Park

on
  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 sought. [Read More]
Categories: General

DOT announces road project in Ansonia/Derby

on
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 expected to begin the evening of Sunday, Aug. 7 and will continue to the morning of Friday, Aug. 19. [Read More]
Categories: General

CRRA and Sports Center offer scholarship for Shelton student

on
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 Shelton Scholarship is awarded annually to one Shelton resident studying engineering, mathematics or the sciences at an accredited four-year college. Preference will be given to a student […] [Read More]
Categories: General

“Starving Artists” to perform in Seymour

on
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 70s. The concert, which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., is part of Seymour’s First Saturday event. It will take place […] [Read More]
Categories: General

CT Challenge bike ride set for Saturday

on
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 cancer survivorship programs throughout the state. Scheduled for Saturday, July 30, the ride will start and end at the Fairfield Hunt Club […] [Read More]
Categories: Features, General, News, Westport

New principal named at Derby High School

on
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 appointment, Superintendent Stephen Tracy said he had played an important role in the improvements that have been evident at the school over the past two […] [Read More]
Categories: General

45 arrests at Vibes

on
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 several charges of criminal trespass. Overall, Police Chief Joseph Gaudette said the crowd was well behaved. [Read More]
Categories: General

Two Bridgeport Post Offices targeted for possible closing

on
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 the U.S. Postal Service to save money as they expand their online and automated services. The agency released […] [Read More]
Categories: General

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

on
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 for the plant stipulated that the facility must make an attempt to hire people from vulnerable populations, like ex-offenders. The facility, […] [Read More]
Categories: General

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

on
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 after 10 p.m.. The Caravan then jumped the curb, flattened a street sign and slammed into the RBS building. There appeared to be no damage to […] [Read More]
Categories: General