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NCAA Championship viewing parties in Stamford

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  NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP VIEWING PARTIES Monday and Tuesday  UCONN STAMFORD, RICH CONCOURSE Sponsored by the UConn Stamford Student Activities Office, Fitness Center, and SGA  March Madness has struck Connecticut once again!  With both UConn men’s and women’s teams playing for the championships this week, students and fans are excited.  In addition to the viewing at […] [Read More]
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Maria steps down again

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The Connecticut Working Families Party issued a statement a short time ago announcing that Maria Pereira is stepping down as chair of the local party. Pereira, who did not seek reelection on the school board to become the party’s local leader resigned from the Connecticut Working Families Party State Committee on Sunday. Taylor Leake, a […] [Read More]
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ConnCAN: Charters have public support

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NEW HAVEN – A statewide survey of 600 Connecticut registered voters commissioned by group that supports school reform finds roughly two out of three have a favorable opinion of charter schools. The Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now, ConnCAN, says their survey also finds a majority of Connecticut voters support education reform efforts. The poll was […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport NAACP to hold reorganization meeting

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BRIDGEPORT – A reorganizational meeting of the Bridgeport NAACP will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the East End Baptist Church. The event was originally scheduled for this week, but was snowed out. Jack Bryant, president of the Stamford NAACP has been assigned by the CT State Conference of NAACP Branches as […] [Read More]
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State of the State gets snowed under

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HARTFORD - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has  announced that legislative leaders have agreed to push back the start of the joint legislative session one day due to the pending snow storm. Instead of Wednesday, the address will now be given at noon on Thursday. At that time, the Governor will deliver his State of the State Address.   “Given […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport NAACP meeting postponed

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BRIDGEPORT – Due to the weather, the Bridgeport NAACP Reorganization Meeting scheduled for tonight at the East End Baptist Church has been postponed. A new date has yet to be announced. [Read More]
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Meet UConn’s New Mascot

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  The University of Connecticut today introduced its new live mascot, Jonathan XIV, a three-month-old husky at the UConn Board of Trustees meeting. The pup, who will live off campus with a host family, will make appearances at UConn games and events. He takes over for Jonathan XIII, who is said to be retiring from […] [Read More]
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8 Connecticut athletes to represent in Sochi

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The U.S. Olympic  Committee announced athletes who will represent the United States team next week in the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.. Among the 230 athletes - the largest delegation competing – are eight from Connecticut. They include: Mac Bohonnon,  Skiing – Freestyle 3/27/95 Madison Conn. Julie Chu, Ice Hockey, 3/13/82 Fairfield Conn. Lindsey Jacobellis, Snowboarding, 8/19/85 Roxbury […] [Read More]
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Malloy to add $10 million to the school security pot

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New Haven- Gov. Dannel Malloy today announced his new budget proposal will include $10 million more to help public schools strengthen security. Already, $21 million of state money has been distributed to more than 600 schools in 111 districts with matching funds from municipalities. Everyone who applied got something.The funds paid for cameras, bullet proof glass and other […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport NAACP to reorganize

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BRIDGEPORT – The Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches will host a Bridgeport NAACP Re-Organization Committee Meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb 3, in the East End Baptist Church, 548 Central Ave. Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, thousands of dedicated workers, […] [Read More]
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