Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog
Posts filtered on Category

General

Only two Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva Coupé models were made: this one with metallised grey paintwork owned by the Alfa Romeo Museum and another one with red paintwork, which belongs to a collector.

Exceedingly rare Alfas and Fiats at the Bremen Classic

on
We received this note from Alfa Romeo: The Bremen Classic Motorshow, which took place last week, opened the 2015 classic car show season. Visitors to pavilion 5  admired the special “Eleganza italiana” line-up starring a selection of prized Alfa Romeo and Fiat models, four of which from the museum collections of the two brands. In […] [Read More]
A scene from last year's Connecticut Flower & Garden Show.

Connecticut Flower & Garden Show opens Thursday in Hartford

on
From a press release: HARTFORD – “Spirit of Spring” is the theme of the “34th annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show” to take place this Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Connecticut Convention Center on 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford. One of the largest and most prestigious flower shows in New […] [Read More]

Video: Ansonia teen trains for Paralympics

on
By Keila Torres Ocasio Matthew Torres kicks his legs and holds onto the pool edge as he awaits instructions from coach Chandler Crosby. When Crosby gives the signal, he turns and dives forward, his strokes fast and steady. Despite being the smallest teen, Matthew does an impressive job keeping up with his older peers in […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Racist Letter Bridgeport P D

African-American officers receive threatening letters

on
BRIDGEPORT — A racially-charged letter that starts with the words “white power” has African-American police officers calling for action. The Bridgeport Guardians, a group representing black police officers in the city, tomorrow will host a press conference to publicly ask Police Chief Joseph Gaudett to address the letter, which specifically calls out Officer Clive Higgins. […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Court disregards bribery claim to uphold murder verdict

on
HARTFORD – The state Supreme Court Tuesday upheld the murder conviction of a Bridgeport man who claimed the forewoman of his jury was wrongly removed for claiming witnesses in the case had been bribed. The state’s highest court ruled the 2011 murder conviction of Miguel “Hello” Gonzalez will stand. “We conclude that the trial court […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Verdict upheld in death of music critic

on
HARTFORD – The state Appellate Court has upheld the conviction of a Bridgeport man who fatally stabbed a neighbor who complained the defendant was playing his music too loud. The appeals court Tuesday ruled there had been sufficient evidence for a jury to convict Cargil Nicholson of first-degree manslaughter. “This Court cannot substitute its own […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Sandy Hook families fight court move

on
BRIDGEPORT – Lawyers for 10 families who lost loved ones in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School are fighting to bring their lawsuit against the maker of the gun used in the shootings back from federal to state court. “This is transparent move by Bushmaster and the other defendants to avoid answering for their […] [Read More]
Categories: General
milford pd patch

Cops: Man gave underage woman pot, alcohol

on
MILFORD — A Fern Street man was arrested Monday evening after police found a 20 year-old woman walking in the street, disoriented and with no coat in the cold weather. Robert Gulyban, 20, is accused of providing the woman with marijuana and alcohol, Sgt. Jeff Nielsen said. He also interfered with police efforts to help […] [Read More]
Categories: General
The Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman will be one of three clergy who will be giving ashes on Ash Wednesday to people at the Bridgeport train station.

Rail commuters offered ashes on Ash Wednesday

on
Rail commuters showing up at the Bridgeport Train Station Wednesday morning will find something a little different not far from the platform. At 7 AM on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18, clergy from the three downtown Bridgeport churches (the Rev. Walter C. Barton, of Golden Hill United Methodist Church; the Rev. Geoffrey Hahneman, of St. John’s […] [Read More]
Categories: General
New Cassetti

Meet and Greet Mayor Cassetti

on
ANSONIA-Got a complaint, a complement or idea? You can share it with Mayor David Cassetti and some members of the Board of Aldermen Feb. 19 during a Night Out with the Mayor at 6:30 p.m. in the Ansonia Rescue and Medical Services center, 22 West Main Street. “I want to give residents an opportunity to […] [Read More]
Categories: Ansonia, General, News, Town