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Author: John Schwing

A soon-to-be wet Christmas

A meteorological lump of coal … That’s the weather that has been unwrapped this gray Christmas Day in southwestern Connecticut. But enjoy the dry, relatively balmy mid-day temps in the upper-30s

Book it! A new holiday tradition

A holiday tradition of “note” takes place later today on the grounds of Pequot Library in the Southport section of Fairfield. The library at 720 Pequot Ave. will host a community caroling event from 4

Snow/rain storm is a swCT ‘classic’

The storm sweeping through the region this morning is shaping up as the classic stereotype for southwestern Connecticut — south of the Merritt/Cross parkways there’s been more rain than snow and north

203 phone call hangup this a.m.

As if the simple act of making a telephone call had not recently become infinitely more confusing with the advent of 10-digit dialing, this morning we here in “203 land” have been hit with a bona fide

Priest abuse documents released to newspapers

Documents on cases filed by 24 people who claimed to have been abused by priests in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, and which were settled in 2001 for $15 million by the diocese, have been

Sprinklers advocated for public housing units

 BRIDGEPORT  – Mayor Bill Finch said today that the city will ask the U.S. Department  of Housing and Urban Development for money to pay for installing fire sprinklers throughout the P.T. Barnum

Jewelry swiped in Fairfield store break-in

FAIRFIELD – Police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of rings, bracelets and necklaces in an early-morning break-in over the weekend at Lenox Jewelers, 2379 Black Rock

‘Reality’ TV … more unreal than ever

So the “reality” of so-called reality television shows is once again exposed as unreal. Dangerously so. Hard on the heels of last month’s “Balloon Boy” hoax, comes news that an uninvited couple from

Bridgeport cops move up

Photo by Laura Buckman / for the Connecticut Post Lynn Kerwin takes her oath for Assistant Chief of Police in a ceremony at Bridgeport City Hall on Monday, November 16, 2009. Photo by Laura Buckman /

The play’s the thing at SHS … here’s how you can see it

A production error here at the Connecticut Post deprived readers of the newspaper who may be interested in seeing the Stratford High School production of “Cactus Flower” the details of when and where