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Stratford’s Backer honored for role as Soundkeeper

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Press release: State Representative Terry Backer (D-Stratford) was honored today for his 25 years of work as the Long Island Soundkeeper during a ceremony attended by over 100 people at the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) headquarters in Hartford.   As SoundKeeper, Backer has served to protect Connecticut’s top natural resource and inspired over […] [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

Blake to speak

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Tennis player James Blake will be the guest speaker Thursday at the rescheduled fund-raising benefit for the Child and Family Guidance Center. Blake’s playing commitments forced a postponement of the event from the originally planned date of April 21. Blake, at one time the number four player in the world, is a Fairfield High School […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Man gets stuck inside Bridgeport parking garage elevator

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Bridgeport fire fighters were called to a parking garage on the corner of Fairfield Ave and Lafayette Circle early Monday afternoon on reports that a man was trapped inside the elevator. Fire fighters climbed to the third floor and spoke to Anthony Lazarus, who was inside the elevator. One of them asked him “try to […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bevilacqua announces plan to run for 123rd district

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TRUMBULL – Louis  Bevilacqua, today formally announced his candidacy for the 123rd House seat being vacated by Mr. T. Rowe, whom Bevilacqua praised for his years of leadership, wishing him well in future endeavors and whom he says represents a different time. “I will be fighting for our town’s fair share,” Bevilacqua said in a […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport Roosevelt School in for federal money

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BRIDGEPORT — The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities announced today that Roosevelt School has been selected to participate in a new arts education initiative to help turn around low-performing schools. The Turnaround Arts initiative is a new public-private partnership designed to narrow the achievement gap and improve student engagement through the arts. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford’s Cornish to be named Superintendent of the Year

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Connecticut PTSA will name Irene Cornish, the outgoing acting superintendent of Stratford Public Schools, Outstanding Superintendent of the Year at its annual awards dinner on April 27. Cornish announced her intent to retire Jan. 1 of 2013 at a school board meeting in January. Cornish was superintendent for six years before she was named acting […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Stratford