Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Javier Colon to perform in Ridgefield

Stratford’s Javier Colon, winner of NBC’s The Voice, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at Ridgefield Playhouse. For information about the show or to purchase tickets, visit

Stratford condo association to vote on groundwater testing

The Village Square Condominiums homeowners association will vote Thursday night on whether it will grant a federal agency permission to test the groundwater flowing beneath the property. The

Police: Neighbors’ complaints lead to drug arrests

ANSONIA — Complaints from neighbors in the Howard Avenue area prompted an investigation by police into criminal activity which resulted in the recent arrest of two people on drug charges. Joseph

Bridgeport man wins tickets to Super Bowl

BRIDGEPORT — A city man has won tickets to this weekend’s Super Bowl XLVI. Bridgeporter Conrad Balagtas was randomly selected from more than 40,000 subscribers to the Patriot Place Advantage

Stratford EMS volunteer wins “Caregiver” award

Press release: Helen “Bunnie” McQuilton, a 25-year volunteer with Stratford EMS, has won the 2012 David Felner Caregiver Award. The Caregiver Award is presented to a person who has show outstanding

Bridgeport gas leak

Police Saturday afternoon closed down Grovers Avenue after neighbors reported gas leaking through a crack in the street.

Tun Tun’s family criticizes Finch

At a memorial service for Angel “Tun Tun” Gonzalez, the homeless Bridgeport man who was hacked to death with an ax and cannibalized inside a boarded-up East End apartment last month, the victim’s

Seymour police chief apologizes for using profanity

SEYMOUR — The town’s police chief has apologized for using profanity in front of fellow officers last month. The apology was part of discipline Chief Michael Metzler received from the Board of Police

Getting there by bike: Lock it up

To commute by bike, you’ll need a couple things besides a bike –– a serviceable floor pump and a pretty good lock.

Getting there by bike: High inflation

On Monday, I’ll be riding my bicycle to work as part of our “Get There” project for the Connecticut Post. The concept is simple: Get to work without a car. A few Post reporters will be doing just that