Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

Body found in abandoned home

BRIDGEPORT-A severely decomposed male body was found in an abandoned home at the corner of Brooks and Arctic Street late Friday night. Police believe the man had been dead for quite some time. They

Fire damages home in Stratford

STRATFORD-Fire raced through a living room in a single-family home on Huntington Road early Saturday evening. Firefighters battled freeze cold and a stubborn fire before bringing in under control in

Snow forces changes in Carlson-Horn Competition

The preliminary round of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s Carlson-Horn Competition for young instrumentalists has been rescheduled for Sunday, Jan. 22, at the University of Bridgeport. The finals,

Snow emergency declared in Bridgeport

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch has declared a snow emergency that will be in effect citywide beginning 10 p.m., Friday through Sunday at 10 p.m. During the snow emergency all city residents should heed

Trumbull taxpayers Association meeting next week

The next Trumbull Taxpayers’ Association event is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Chief of police Tom Kiely will give a special presentation at Police Headquarters on Edison Road.

Editor’s note: Why we published this photo

We have published a photograph of a homicide victim lying — uncovered — on a Bridgeport street this morning. We have done so only after considerable thought and discussion. This photograph was taken

Bridgeport teens create movie about living with autism

I wrote about Teagen and Tyler in an article about students who have Asperger’s syndrome tend to be bullied. When I met them, we talked about how they were interested in film. Their father, in fact,

Tax workshop for artists in Bridgeport

The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County and the Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council invite all artists to a timely workshop providing important information on filing taxes. Artists face some unique

Trumbull kindergarten registration dates

NOTICE TO TRUMBULL PARENTS OF CHILDREN BORN BETWEEN JANUARY 2, 2007 AND JANUARY 1, 2008 If you expect to enroll your child in a Trumbull Public School Kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year, please

Item left behind by customer leads to bomb square in Shelton

SHELTON — A pocketbook apparently left behind by a customer of the Bank of America prompted police to call in the State Police bomb squad Wednesday afternoon. “They were unable to confirm who left it