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Andrea Wulf

America’s influence on British gardens discussed

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From a press release: HARTFORD – Author Andrea Wulf will recount how plants native to the Americas led to an English national obsession when she discusses her book, “The Brother Gardeners,” at the Connecticut Historical Society on Tuesday, April 14th. The Brother Gardeners traces the history of the English garden from its start among a […] [Read More]

Dog shot in Fairfield Tuesday

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FAIRFIELD - A dog was reportedly shot on Prince Street by Jennings Road just before 8 p.m. Tuesday Evening, according to scanner reports. Fairfield Police are on scene and requesting animal control. A resident in the area called police after she heard a gunshot and saw a dog fleeing a nearby home. She later heard yelling. […] [Read More]
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Monroe dad charged with shooting son

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MONROE – A father, accused of accidentally shooting his 11-year-old son in the face while he was putting away his handgun earlier this month, was arrested Tuesday evening on assault charges. Vincent Pizzolato, of Partridge Drive, surrendered to police shortly after 6 p.m. after being told there was a warrant for his arrest. He was […] [Read More]
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Three teens charged after police pursuit in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Three teens were arrested Monday when they fled in a stolen vehicle wanted in connection with reported gunfire. Police responded to Park Avenue just before 4 p.m. on a call of gunfire and developed information that a car possibly involved was stolen out of Waterbury, according to a press release from Bridgeport Police. […] [Read More]
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Stratford grandfather charged with having child porn

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BRIDGEPORT – A Stratford man, awaiting trial for allegedly raping his 14-year-old granddaughter, was charged Tuesday with possession of child pornography. Luis Monge, 67, was being held in lieu of $75,000 bond after being charged with first-degree possession of child pornography. Last October Monge was charged with first-degree sexual assault, second-degree sexual assault and illegal […] [Read More]
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Victim ID’d in fatal Trumbull car crash

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UPDATED 8:25 AM Police have identified the victim as John Kruettner, 24, a town resident. Kruettner was alone in the vehicle, which had struck a large boulder on a cul de sac on Old Sawmill Road on Tuesday morning, said Lt. Leonard Scinto. It took several hours to extricate Kruettner from the vehicle, which had […] [Read More]
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Woman sues cops over restaurant fracas

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BRIDGEPORT – A city woman claims she was assaulted by three off-duty police officers without provocation while at a downtown restaurant last year. In her lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, 31-year-old Elisa Sosa claims officers Ron Jersey, John Topolski and Stacy Lyons attacked her in the Barnum Publick House in the early morning […] [Read More]
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Ganim moves back to Bridgeport

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Ex-Bridgeport Mayor-turned-felon Joseph Ganim has moved back to the city from Easton and registered to vote here as he considers challenging Bill Finch for his old job. Ganim, according to the Registrars of Voters, on Monday officially became a Bridgeport voter residing at 80 Cartright Street, condominium unit 4k. He registered as a Democrat. The […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Ansonia planning to repave roads

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NSONIA-The long, snowy, freezing winter has caused several city streets to buckle and and break. So Mayor David Cassetti and Department of Public Works Superintendent Doug Novak have selected 20 streets for repaving come July 1. “We are going to mill them and repave them,” Cassetti said. “It’s a big job and we may have […] [Read More]
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Darien man indicted for bank fraud

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NEW HAVEN – A Darien man and two people from Minneapolis have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with a to a multimillion dollar scheme to defraud banks participating in a USDA-backed export financing program. Pablo Calderon, 59, was scheduled to be arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport on conspiracy, […] [Read More]
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