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Councilwoman angry over tax break meeting

Bridgeport City Councilwoman Trish Swain, D-132, was not happy to read earlier this week in the Connecticut Post that Mayor Bill Finch’s administration held a private meeting with four of her
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Not a good morning for Lara Spencer

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
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Grabby cabbie gets probation

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
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Will Finch keep black, female health director?

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
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Ansonia looking to close on 2 downtown buildings

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
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Derby summer concerts announced

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,
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Frank DeLibero to get nod as new Ansonia alderman

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
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Former high sheriff charged with taxpayer rip offs

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
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Trumbull neighbor fires shotgun at neighbor

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
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Disabled boat lands on Stratford beach

STRATFORD – A disabled boat on Sunday ended up on the beach near the Stratford Point Lighthouse, and its two occupants were uninjured, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Although the boat was taking on water
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