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Horse Play

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Bridgeport police officers Charlie Feyj and Edgard Perez give Molly, 21 and Nightmare, 15, a little recreation time Friday afternoon. Molly, a retired polo pony, and Nightmare, were enjoying some sun on this chilly December day at lunch time at the corner of State Street. [Read More]
Categories: General

Christmas to be a little merrier for 30 Roosevelt School kids

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Bridgeport Black Pride has gotten together with kids from the city’s high schools and students at the University of Bridgeport for a Christmas party that will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the UB Student Center, from 11 a.m. to about 3 p.m. [Read More]
Categories: General

Metro-North’s guide to winter travel

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Metro-North has posted its winter preparation plans. There’s lots of useful information here, so I’m posting the entire release from Metro-North: Severe winter weather can create hazardous travel conditions throughout our region. It can also hamper MTA Metro-North Railroad’s ability to provide you with your regular service. We present the following information because we want […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Trumbull woman seeks blanket, toy donations

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A local woman is accepting donations of blankets and toys for the area’s poor and homeless. The last Sunday of every month, Ann Marie Tarinelli of Trumbull serves meals under the viaduct on John Street in Bridgeport. For the holidays, she said, she’s also looking to distribute blankets to keep her clientele — many of […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, General, Trumbull

Special Report: The Battles of Dan Malloy

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A reporter’s yearlong access to the governor’s inner circle casts a light on the character of Gov. Malloy and how he dealt with his first year in office. See the stories here. Post you comments below. [Read More]
Categories: General

Paradise Green tree lighting postponed

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The holiday tree lighting festival scheduled tonight at Paradise Green has been rescheduled to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8. [Read More]
Categories: Stratford

Milford Rep Will Bow Out After Being Boxed Out

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Rep. Richard Roy (D-Milford) has decided not to seek re-election following the completion of his 10th term at the conclusion of 2012, an aide said Tuesday. Roy’s decision follows the release of new House district lines which left him outside the 119th district he currently serves. Now serving as a co-chair of the Legislature’s Environment […] [Read More]
Categories: General

“Wrong” Butler resigns seat on Derby tax board

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DERBY — James J. Butler has resigned his position on the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation. Butler was sworn into office Saturday, but it’s not the James Butler who sought re-election to the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation. The controversy began in late November, when Tony Szewczyk, the city’s Republican Party chairman, alerted […] [Read More]
Categories: General