Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

Bridgeport to get funds for new community garden

BRIDGEPORT — A 1.5-acre parcel in the city’s South End will soon be transformed into a community garden. The vacant lot at 77-127 Garden St., behind the parking lots for the Homes for the Brave and

Seeking Butler Business School students

Are you enrolled in Butler Business School in Bridgeport? If so, contact Linda Lambeck at 203-330-6255 or for a story she is working on. thanks

Quiz: Test Your 2012 News IQ

So you think you are a news junkie? We put together a little quiz so you can see how well you followed the news stories that everyone was talking about during 2012. The answers are at the bottom of

NAACP event will focus on gun violence

The Greater Bridgeport Branch of the NAACP will hold its holiday reception on Friday, Dec. 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn. The event will focus on gun violence in greater Bridgeport

Oxford Girl Scouts offer Sandy Hook memorial ribbons

OXFORD – White and green ribbons, that can be worn to honor the memory of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, are now available at the Oxford Town Clerk’s office. The ribbons were

Salt, no sand on state roads

Officials in the “land of steady habits” watched other states switch from sand to salt to treat its roads in winter — for years — before making the switch itself seven years ago. “We were virtually

Man dies in one car crash

TRUMBULL — A Fairfield man was killed in a car accident on Route 25 in Trumbull at around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, state police said. Henry Mora, 43, was northbound, south of the intersection with Route

Blaze destroys building on East Side

Six engine and three ladder companies responded to the 3 a.m. blaze at 33 Knowlton St., which housed a woodworking company. Although some of the units were recalled at 7 a.m., it’s expected that firefighters will be on the scene for most of the day.

Storm Sandy relief deadline extended

HARTFORD — Connecticut residents now have until Jan. 28, 2013 to register for Storm Sandy disaster assistances with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  The deadline, which had been Dec. 31,

Porta-potty torched in Fairfield

A portable toilet in Tunxis Hill Park caught on fire Monday night under suspicious circumstances. The leased unit was destroyed in the blaze, and the incident remains under investigation. But,