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Trumbull to vote on whether to allow seminaries

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UPDATE 8:28 p.m. The Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday night approved a text change to allow seminaries in residential zones, pending a special permit. Original Post Bishop Frank Caggiano may be getting roommates. The Trumbull Planning and Zoning Commission is set to vote on whether to allow seminaries in residential zones. That would […] [Read More]
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Woman mauled by dog dies

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STRATFORD — Stella Antanantis, the woman attacked by a dog on Friday, has died. The dog, a keeshond mix, reportedly belonged to the 91-year-old woman. “She died sometime late this morning,” John Cappiello, a spokesman for Bridgeport Hospital, said Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Starbucks, Chipotle coming to Steelpointe Harbor

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Starbucks and Chipotle will be among the first tenants of Bridgeport’s massive Steelpointe Harbor development. The principals of Bridgeport Landing Development, the chosen Steelpointe developer, were expected to make the announcement this afternoon. The $50 million first phase of the project should be completed by next fall, according to city officials.The establishments are the first […] [Read More]
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Black Rock Halloween parade scheduled for Tuesday

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From the public library: 6th Annual Black Rock Halloween Parade & Party Bring the family and join us for what has become a Black Rock tradition. Fun, Food, Scary Stories, Tricks, Treats and Music by Troubadour Phil Rosenthal and much more – Costumes encouraged but not required. Gather at Ellsworth Field on the corner at […] [Read More]
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New Monroe council member sworn in

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MONROE — The Town Council this week saw changes to its representation as long-time Councilman Tony Unger resigned from his post. He was replaced by Kevin Rei. Unger, a longtime resident of Monroe a member of the council since 2005, resigned early last week. “Council member Unger has served this community with distinction for more […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch ends strike against University of Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT — After years of avoiding the University of Bridgeport at all costs, Mayor Bill Finch ended his strike on Tuesday by attending the opening of the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business. “I’m here to support Ernie Trefz,” Finch said, as he was leaving the ribbon-cutting ceremony. “He’s a wonderful person. He’s always stood […] [Read More]
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Constantini qualifies for public financing

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From the Constantini campaign: The State Elections Enforcement Commission recently approved Republican candidate for state Senate Rick Costantini’s application for a public grant from the Citizen’s Election Program for the November 4th election in the 22nd Senatorial District.  The district includes the city of Bridgeport and the towns of Monroe and Trumbull.  The requirements of […] [Read More]
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Candidate Ernie Newton misspells the word

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BRIDGEPORT — Ernest Newton has been a candidate for office numerous times over the last two decades. Yet the recent state representative hopeful can’t seem to spell the word. In a flier approved by Newton for his primary bid this month for the 124th House seat, his campaign spells candidate wrong twice — in different […] [Read More]
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Petitioning candidate on ballot for 122nd District

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Shelton resident Cheryl Jansen has been approved as a petitioning candidate in the November race for the 122nd District House seat. The district includes sections of Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull. Ben McGorty, a Republican, won the seat by special election in July after the death of state Rep. Lawrence Miller. McGorty also won a primary […] [Read More]
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Silver alert for missing Ansonia man

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ANSONIA –  Police have issued a silver alert for a missing Ansonia man. Frank Turchik, 55, was last seen Saturday. He is a white male, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 230 pounds. Police say he was last seen in a blue 2006 Nissan Altima […] [Read More]
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