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Author: Jim Shay


Free water taxi to Pleasure Beach starts May 23

On May 23, the start of Memorial Day weekend,  it’s back to the beach. That’s the day free water taxi service to Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport resumes. That’s MAY 23, NOT this Saturday, as originally

Road across Stevenson Dam closed next weekend

The road across the Stevenson Dam, between Oxford and Monroe, will be closed next weekend. That’s because the owner of the 96-year-old dam, First Light Hydro Generating Co.. says maintenance work is

Bridgeport police investigating Homicide Saturday

UPDATE 5:16 P.M.: The 58-year-old store owner shot earlier Saturday has died, according to police spokesman William Kaempffer. This is the second store owner shot and killed in Bridgeport in recent

Funeral services set for slain construction worker

Funeral services have been scheduled for Jose Araujo, the construction worker who was fatally shot Thursday morning. Calling hours are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 31 at the
Jose with

Memorial fund set up for slain worker Jose Araujo

A memorial fund has been set up for the family of Jose Araujo, the Burns Construction Co. worker who was fatally shot at a work site Thursday morning. The fund, set up on, was created by
John Naughright.

Stratford man charged with child porn

A 36-year-old Stratford man has been arrested for possession of child pornography, according to Lt. Frank Eannotti. Stratford Police Youth Bureau arrested John Naughright, on Saturday and will appear

Milford cops: Worker charged $2,364 to employer’s credit card

Milford police have arrested a Bridgeport man for allegedly using a company credit card for making 51 unauthorized purchases last summer. Stephen Pintek, 36, of Noble Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged
Trumbull Food Mart employees Mohammad Brenjakji and Michele Centeno celebrate sale of Lucky for Life winning Quick Pick for Feb. 12

Trumbull man wins $25,000 for life

A Trumbull man is lucky for life … really lucky. That’s because he won the Connecticut State Lottery’s “Lucky for Life” game. And the top-winning prize is … $25,000 a year … for life. Pretty

Crash cleared on SB Route 8 in Shelton

UPDATE: 12:40 PM The Rote 8 accident scene in Shelton has been cleared; traffic now traveling at normal speeds. Northbound, between Beacon Falls and Naugatuck, the right lane of Route 8 remains closed
Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, right, is pictured in the painting "Onward We March", one of a large series of abstract portraits by artist Robin Morris, on display at the Trumbull Public Library in Trumbull, Conn. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Photo: Brian A. Pounds

Trumbull cops look for woman who defaced art work

Trumbull police are looking for the woman wanted for damaged a controversial work of art at the Trumbull Library Wednesday night. According to Lt. Leonard Scinto, witnesses reported a woman was seen