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Sewage leaks into Sacred Heart University library

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FAIRFIELD – Sacred Heart University students have to find an alternate place to study while a section of the school’s library is being cleared of sewage. A drain on the first floor of the library backed up, causing sewage to leak from the ceiling. The area was cleared immediately, a university spokesman said, and cleanup […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Central Ave.’s ‘Bishop Moales Way’ signs in place

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His four-hour funeral, at the Arena at Harbor Yard, now called the Webster Bank Arena, was one of the largest in the city’s history, with about 4,000 in attendance, many from out-of-state. [Read More]
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Rewards for reading books and recycling

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From the Bridgeport Public Library: BRIDGEPORT — Beginning October 15 patrons who check out materials from any of our Bridgeport Public Library branch locations will receive a free bookmark that can be redeemed for 15 Recyclebank points! The City of Bridgeport is proud to bring residents Recyclebank, the company that rewards you for taking everyday […] [Read More]
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Need community service hours?

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Press release: Need community service hours? Volunteers are needed to help out at the Boothe Memorial Park Annual Pumpkin Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Pumpkin Festival is at Boothe Memorial Park is a family-friendly event featuring a pumpkin carving contest and costume parade. Volunteers are needed to sell refreshments, collect tickets […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Mary Beth Thornton to discuss issues with Trumbull voters

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TRUMBULL – You’re invited to meet Mary Beth Thornton, candidate for first selectman, and the Thornton team at an informal gathering to discuss the issues facing our town and to answer your questions. Thornton will be meeting with interested voters on Tuesday, October 4 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Trumbull Library Community Room Monday, October […] [Read More]
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Cause of baby’s death ruled “undetermined”

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DERBY — An autopsy ruled the manner of death of a 3-month old girl, who died Saturday, as “undetermined,” pending further investigation, according to Lt. Justin Stanko, police spokesman. The autopsy was performed Monday at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington. “At this point, there is no evidence to suggest that the […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Free defensive driving course offered Valley teens

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SEYMOUR — A defensive driving course will be offered teen drivers and their parents later this month. The course, “Toyota & Discovery Education Teen Defensive Driving Experience,” will take place at Seymour High School on Oct. 29 and 30, according to Rich Kearns, director of security for the Seymour school system. The event is offered […] [Read More]
Categories: General

New nonstop flights from Hartford to West Palm Beach

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Press release: JetBlue Airways has a new way for Connecticut residents to connect to the soft sands of Florida, with its new nonstop flight between Hartford-Springfield’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and West Palm Beach International Airport (PBI). This is the JetBlue’s fourth destination added from Hartford in the past year, when the airline commenced service […] [Read More]
Categories: Business

Stargazing on the bluffs in Lordship

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Press release: Weather permitting, the Lordship Improvement Association is hosting stargazing on a bluffs at the flagpole at the foot of Margherita Lawn in Lordship at dusk on Friday, Oct. 7. The event will be led by NASA Public Outreach Volunteer Andy Poniros. The event is free and open to the public. Children must be […] [Read More]
Categories: Stratford