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Not a good morning for Lara Spencer

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BRIDGEPORT – It apparently wasn’t a good morning for TV’s Lara Spencer. The co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America left the Main Street courthouse Wednesday looking dejected after Superior Court Judge Mary Sommer granted her divorce to real estate developer David Haffenreffer after 15 years of marriage. “Is that it?” Spencer asked her lawyer as […] [Read More]
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Grabby cabbie gets probation

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BRIDGEPORT – A local cab driver, charged with sexually assaulting a Sacred Heart University student, has been granted probation. Yves Pierre, 45, who had been charged with third-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint following the Sept. 28, 2014 incident was granted accelerated rehabilitation following a hearing before Superior Court Judge Earl Richards on Tuesday. Under […] [Read More]
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Will Finch keep black, female health director?

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Ex-Mayor Joseph Ganim is courting black and Hispanic votes in his bid to return to City Hall and prevent fellow Democrat Bill Finch from winning a third term. Howard Gardner, another contender for Finch’s job, would make history as Bridgeport’s first black mayor if elected. And another Democratic mayoral candidate, Mary-Jane Foster, has accused Finch’s […] [Read More]
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Ansonia looking to close on 2 downtown buildings

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ANSONIA-The city moved closer to putting two downtown buildings it owns on the tax rolls. The Board of Alderman voted to allow city officials to negotiate the sale of Ansonia Technology Oark, 497 East Main Street and the Palmer Building, 153 Main Street to Copper City Development.  Copper City is looking to invest upwards of […] [Read More]
Derby Mayor Anita Dugatto

Derby summer concerts announced

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DERBY-The city’s summer concert series on the green begins July 7 with the Frank Porto band performing classic oldies. The series will continue every Tuesday night through Sept.1 with Mark Lanzeri, the singing hotdog vendor performing Elvis and Frank Sinatra tunes. The two-hour concerts begin at 7 p.m. In the case of rainouts, it will […] [Read More]
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Frank DeLibero to get nod as new Ansonia alderman

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ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti is expected to nominate Frank DeLibero as the new seventh ward alderman during that board’s meeting tonight in city hall. DeLibero would fill the vacancy created last month when Daniel Evans resigned. It is expected that the Republican-controlled board will approve DeLibero’s appointment. The nominee currently serves on the Board of Apportionment […] [Read More]

Former high sheriff charged with taxpayer rip offs

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BRIDGEPORT – Charles Valentino, Fairfield County’s last high sheriff who hunted down delinquent taxpayers under mayors John Fabrizi and Bill Finch, surrendered to state police Monday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrest. State police said the 67-year-old Valentino confiscated hundreds of cars from city residents during several years through an agreement he […] [Read More]
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Trumbull neighbor fires shotgun at neighbor

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Update: 8:46 p.m.: Trumbull police have asked Shelton and Stratford to help block off some streets near the Shelton Road home where a shotgun was fired before moving onto the home, according to reports.  Police are said to be looking for a balding white male wearing a baseball cap, tee shirt and blue jeans. Residents are being […] [Read More]
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