Monthly Archive for August, 2012

: August, 2012

Finch, mayor of biggest city, doesn’t earn biggest salary

You may have read today that dozens of non-union city employees, including Bridgeport’s Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, received 2 percent pay hikes in July to coincide with a pay increase for unionized
Categories: General

Eversley’s new job description with BEDCO

I attended Wednesday evening’s board meeting of the re-organized Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO). Members of the private/public entity talked about revised bylaws, potential
Categories: General

Lifetime announces air date for TV movie about Carlina White

The Lifetime movie about Carlina White — the baby stolen from Harlem Hospital in 1987 and raised in Bridgeport by Ann Pettway — will make its debut Saturday, Oct. 6.  Lifetime put out a release

Stratford Women’s Club seeks vendors for 25th annual fair

Press release: The Stratford Women’s Club will be hosting its 25th annual Treasures, Treats and Trinkets Fair on Saturday, November 10 at The Stratford United Methodist Church, 2000 Main Street from
Categories: Arts, Business, Stratford

At least 5 arrested at Trumbull mall

TRUMBULL — Several teens were arrested at the Westfield Trumbull Mall on Saturday night, according to At least five teens were arrested shortly after 8:30 p.m. at the bus stop area
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Car crashes into pole in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — A man was seriously injured when the car he was driving struck a pole on Main Street near Kaechele Street early Monday morning. The entire front half of the man’s 2000 Honda Accord was
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Ukrainian Independence Day marked

About 15 people, many dressed in brightly-colored traditional costumes, attended Bridgeport’s official observance of the 21st anniversary of Ukrainian independence Friday morning in front of City Hall
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David Pogue talks about his tech-savvy marriage proposal

David Pogue, the New York Times tech columnist who lives in Westport, proposed marriage to his girlfriend last week in true tech guru fashion: He persuaded a theater at a summer resort to play a
Categories: Features, Westport

Goodwill to dole out school supplies to area students

When students return to eight Connecticut schools — including two spots in Bridgeport — Goodwill Industries of Northern and Western Connecticut will greet them with brand new backpacks filled with

Mayor Finch staying out of Christina Ayala arrest controversy

Back from vacation, Mayor Bill Finch today declined to weigh in on last week’s hit-and-run arrest of Christina Ayala, his party’s candidate for the legislature According to police she was charged with
Categories: General