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Protesters in downtown Bridgeport urge ‘share the wealth’

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” The people with money in this land of honey make up a mighty one percent.” — Folksinger Laura Warfield of Fairfield [Read More]
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Warning: Mating moose are on the loose

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Watch out for moose … it’s fall breeding season. The same goes for deer. That’s the warning from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection that says the animals will be active during the early morning and evening hours … No, not with each other. Now we all know there are plenty of deer […] [Read More]

Singing for change at the Bridgeport protest

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BRIDGEPORT – Protesters gathered Tuesday in downtown Bridgeport outside the Bank of America building as a part of MoveOn.org’s Jobs Not Cuts Week of Action. Some of the protesters referred to the noon gathering as “Occupy Bridgeport,” likening the protest to the wave of “Occupy Wall Street” events that have been springing up around the […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport: Car fleeing police plows into Park Ave. traffic pole

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By Tim Loh Staff Writer BRIDGEPORT — Dominga Gonzalez was about to enjoy some vanilla cake and coffee on her front lawn Monday afternoon when the police sirens blared from all directions — headed for her home. Suddenly, a sedan sped up Wilson Street — from neighboring Fairfield, across Park Avenue — and, attempting a […] [Read More]
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See Trumbull’s valley from a different perspective

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TRUMBULL – (press release) The Trumbull Historical Society and Trumbull Nature & Arts Center will be leading an expedition into the Pequonnock Valley State Park on Oct. 23 at 11 a.m.. Learn how the valley has transformed throughout history from a bustling industrial and commercial landscape, and now has come full circle as a natural […] [Read More]
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Ansonia shooting early Sunday morning

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ANSONIA — A Bridgeport man sustained non-life-threatening injuries when he was shot in the back early Sunday on Main Street. Police responding to a report of a medical assist near the Metro Lounge at 1:35 a.m. found Rhashaun Houser, 25, had sustained a gunshot wound to the lower back area, according to Lt. Andrew Cota. […] [Read More]
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Want to be a mentor?

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Press release: Applications are currently being accepted for the Stratford Public Schools’ Mentoring Program. Those interested in serving as a mentor should complete a brief application and attend an informational and training session beginning at 2:30 pm. on October 28, 2011, in the Stratford High School Library. Applications and information may be obtained through Diane […] [Read More]
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Rainfall for year: 15 inches above average

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With more than two and a half-months left it the year, Connecticut is well on its way to setting a very wet record. Total rainfall for the year recorded at Sikorsky Memorial Airport now measures 47.86 inches …. that’s nearly 15 inches above the average rainfall at this time. We’ve had so much rain the […] [Read More]
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