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Derby superintendent leaving to take DCF position

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DERBY — Superintendent Stephen Tracy will be leaving his post here to become the new superintendent for Unified School District #2, the Department of Children and Families announced Tuesday. The Unified School District #2 oversees the education programs offered at DCF facilities and the educational process of children in the department’s care and custody, according […] [Read More]
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FOIled in Easton

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Whenever a town’s board or commission meets, they have to keep some sort of record of it. It’s so that anyone who wants to know what happened at that meeting can look it up. Some towns take this charge very seriously. They broadcast the meetings live, have transcripts of the meetings available online, and keep […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport Police Ask Public’s Help

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Police have released a security camera photo of the suspects in the robbery of the Subway at 1700 Barnum Avenue on Friday. At 7:50 p.m. two black men aged 18-23 years old entered the restaurant. One wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt brandished a firearm and the other with a black North Face jacket demanded money. […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Town Council by tweet

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Want pedestrian friendly streets in Fairfield County? Come to this forum.

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Remember our Get There project? If you don’t, that’s the one where a group of us reporters gave up our cars for a week to see how navigable Fairfield County is via public transportation. Conclusion: not very! And we heard from a lot of readers who felt the same thing. And I know, faithful reader, […] [Read More]
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War memorials bill passes judiciary committee

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HARTFORD  – A bill that would increase the penalties for the intentional desecration of war or veterans’ memorials was passed unanimously today by the Judiciary Committee.The bill was proposed after war memorial plaques, some weighing as much as 100 pounds and costing thousands of dollars each, were stolen in Derby and Ansonia. Called “An Act […] [Read More]
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Lavernoich to leave Bridgeport for Trumbull Economic Development post

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TRUMBULL – – First Selectman Tim Herbst announced Monday the appointment of Edward Lavernoich as the town’s new Director of Economic and Community Development. Lavernoich succeeds Deborah Cox as the Town’s director. Lavernoich is currently Deputy Director in the Office of Planning and Economic Development for the City of Bridgeport. During his time in Bridgeport, […] [Read More]
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James Blake, the number 4 ranked tennis player in the world in 2006 and 2007, is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a fund-raising event for The Child & Family Guidance Center of Greater Bridgeport later this month at the Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield. Blake, a Yonkers N.Y. native, has homes in Florida […] [Read More]
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