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Stratford short play festival to benefit special education

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STRATFORD –  SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Benches,” a festival of seven original one-act plays on Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the Lovell Room at the Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street, Stratford. The staged readings of short plays will benefit Stratford SEPTA (Special Education PTA). The festival offers works inspired by the concept […] [Read More]
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Arrest made in Derby Middle School bomb threat

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Derby – A 13-year-old eighth grader has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat on Tuesday that caused Derby Middle School to be closed. Police say the female student was charged with one count of first degree threatening and beach of peace. She is scheduled to appear at the Superior Court for Juvenile Matters […] [Read More]
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Short-play festival at Shakespeare Festival

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STRATFORD –The SquareWrights Playwright Group will present “Quickies in the Park:  Connections,” a festival of six original short one-act plays on Sunday, August 3, at 2 p.m. in the lobby of the American Shakespeare Festival Theater, 1850 Elm Street, Stratford. The staged reading is free and open to the public, but space is limited.  The show […] [Read More]
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Bnai Torah hosts blood drive on Thursday

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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Give blood in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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Summertime blood drive set in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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Blood donors needed in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL – A summer time blood drive is scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 17 at Congregation B’Nai Torah, 5700 Main Street. This is the second annual blood drive scheduled at the synagogue since it merged with Temple Beth Sholom in Stratford three years ago. The Stratford synagogue held semi-annual blood drives for […] [Read More]
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Fairfield Warde bleacher casualties on the mend

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Fairfield Schools Superintendent David Title said two students injured Friday when a set of bleachers collapsed appear to be on the mend. One student from Fairfield Warde High School was treated at the scene, he said, the other was treated and released from the hospital with minor injuries.  The collapse occurred during a Class LL […] [Read More]
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Police investigate early morning shooting

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BRIDGEPORT – Police detectives are investigating a shooting of a 35-year-old man near the corner of Fourth Street and Stratford Avenue at 2:10 a.m. Sunday. The victim, Gerald Davis, received a non-life threatening wound to the hip, said police. He was taken to Bridgeport Hospital. Police said Gerald told them he was headed to his […] [Read More]
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Connecticut graduation rate rises

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HARTFORD — Connecticut’s high school graduation rate increased for the fourth consecutive year, state officials announced on Wednesday. In addition, the gap between graduation rates of black and white students, Hispanic and white students, and students deemed economically disadvantages and not has also narrowed. Statewide there was a 0.7 percent increase in the percentage of […] [Read More]
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