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
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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
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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
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“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
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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
Categories: Features, General, News, Westport

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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