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Trumbull takes down artwork due to potential copyright issues

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TRUMBULL — The town has removed a private collection donated to the library based on a potential copyright infringement of Mother Teresa’s image. After learning the town had not signed a written agreement of indemnification that would hold it harmless if any copyright infringement or other issues did exist, First Selectman Tim Herbst has ordered that the […] [Read More]
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Ex-state senator wins back his Bridgeport seat

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BRIDGEPORT –Former state Sen. Edwin Gomes won back his 23rd Senate District seat Tuesday night. Gomes, the first state senator elected in the Working Families Party line, beat out endorsed Democrat Richard DeJesus, Republican Quentin Dreher and petition candidates Kenneth Moales Jr. and Charles Hare.     [Read More]
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Video: Ansonia teen trains for Paralympics

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By Keila Torres Ocasio Matthew Torres kicks his legs and holds onto the pool edge as he awaits instructions from coach Chandler Crosby. When Crosby gives the signal, he turns and dives forward, his strokes fast and steady. Despite being the smallest teen, Matthew does an impressive job keeping up with his older peers in […] [Read More]
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African-American officers receive threatening letters

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BRIDGEPORT — A racially-charged letter that starts with the words “white power” has African-American police officers calling for action. The Bridgeport Guardians, a group representing black police officers in the city, tomorrow will host a press conference to publicly ask Police Chief Joseph Gaudett to address the letter, which specifically calls out Officer Clive Higgins. […] [Read More]
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Monroe and Trumbull Republican legislators to host coffee hour

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Republican legislators in Trumbull and Monroe are planning to host “coffee hours” in the coming weeks. In Trumbull, state Reps. David Rutigliano, R-123, Laura Devlin, R-134, and Ben McGorty, R-122, will be meeting up with town residents at the Best Edibles Deli, 4235 Madison Ave., this Tuesday, Feb. 17. The hour-long event will begin at […] [Read More]
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Roads icy in Stratford

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STRATFORD — Stratford drivers better proceed with caution. Some roads in town look and feel like an ice-skating rink. [Read More]
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Trumbull senior center closed

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The Trumbull senior center will be closed for activities today due to the winter mix. It should open Tuesday as usual. [Read More]
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Trumbull Town Council meeting rescheduled

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TRUMBULL — The Town Council meeting scheduled for Monday night has been postponed. The meeting will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall. [Read More]
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Fall foliage at peak color draws large numbers of walkers to Twin Brooks Park in Trumbull, Conn. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

Trumbull eliminates park sticker fees for 2015-16

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From the First Selectman’s office on park sticker fee enacted this year: First Selectman Timothy M. Herbst offered the following statement on park sticker fees for the 2015 – 2016 fiscal year: “In conversations I have had with relevant town officials, a determination has been made that the $5.00 park sticker fee will be eliminated […] [Read More]
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Puerto Ricans to hold annual contest

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BRIDGEPORT — The Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County is hosting its annual coquito tasting contest on Sat., Dec. 20 at the  German Club from 7 p.m. to midnight. The holiday season isn’t complete for Puerto Ricans without the eggnog-like drink. Each individual’s recipe for the drink, which usually contains coconut and rum, is a […] [Read More]
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