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Katina Wolfe, of Fairfield, trains for Monday's Boston Marathon last week, near Southport Harbor in Fairfield, Conn. Wolfe ran in last year's Boston Marathon and was at mile 25 when race authorities stopped her. She left the race and didn't find out about the bombings until later.

More dispatches from the Boston Marathon

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Yesterday, many Connecticut residents returned to Boston to run its famous marathon, undaunted by the bombing at last year’s race that left three dead and many more injured. In Monday’s paper, I had an article featuring several Connecticut residents who were planning to run in the race, including Katina Wolfe of Fairfield. Wolfe, who runs […] [Read More]
Categories: Physical Fitness

Will an egg balance on end at the start of spring?

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Today is the first day of spring, which, hopefully, means we’ll soon be rid of the snow and cold that have kept so many of us inside during this challenging winter. And what better way to celebrate than with some science! You may have heard the urban legend about how, if you balance an egg […] [Read More]
Categories: Climate
Greg Langston shows off his juggling talent at St. Joseph's fourth annual Mr. Student Body Competition Thursday Mar. 18, 2010 at the school in Trumbull.  This year's pageant takes place 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18.

Mr. Student Body at St. Joseph’s in Trumbull

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On Tuesday, March 18, St Joseph High School, 2320 Huntingon Turnpike, Trumbull will present their 8th annual Mr. Student Body Competition at 7 p.m. in the school gym. An all time record 37 senior boys are contestants in this fundraising event for the Center for Family Justice, specifically its White Ribbon Campaign. This is an […] [Read More]
Two women were injured in a car crash in Monroe Saturday afternoon.

Two injured in Monroe crash

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  Two women were injured Saturday afternoon as a result of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Moose Hill Road and Cross Hill Road. The force of the crash, which occurred around 2:30 p.m., sent both vehicles off the road into the snow. Monroe and Stepney volunteer firefighters had to remove the door […] [Read More]

There’s no art like snow art

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Like me, you’re probably facing a good amount of snow fatigue from all the white stuff that’s been dumped our way lately. Yeah, I know it’s supposed to go away soon but, in the meantime, I decided to have a little fun with my snow angst, writing angry messages in the snow outside our office. […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport
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Bridgeport wakes from storm stupor

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Though more snow is expected later this evening, Bridgeport seemed to be waking up from its storm stupor late Thursday afternoon. After hours of quiet, probably caused by residents tucking themselves inside as snow pelted down, people began coming out of their houses to shovel snow, use their snowblowers or, as pictured here, do a […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Hey, what’s on your roof?

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Not only is it snowy out, it’s also windy, which will spell trouble for some. Witness this Madison Ave. house, which appears to have … something falling off its roof: [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport
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Have faith in the snow

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There’s probably a gripping photo essay to be done about religious iconography buried by snow. Here are two examples of religious statues, quickly getting covered by the brisk snowfall, Thursday morning in Bridgeport: And … [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Leadership Greater Bridgeport meeting rescheduled

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A meeting of the Leadership Greater Bridgeport, scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bridgeport Hospital, 267 Grant St., has been rescheduled due to the expected snow storm. LGB is the Bridgeport Regional Business Council’s community leadership development program. As a result of the stormy forecast, tomorrow’s meeting will be rescheduled to a […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, weather

Trumbull Police: Don’t fall for hostage scam

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Trumbull police are warning the public about a new scam circulating in the area. Residents are called and told that a family member is being held hostage until a ransom is paid. The victim is usually asked to send money through Western Union. This type of scam has recently occurred in Milford and Trumbull. Do […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Crime, Milford, Police, Trumbull