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In this file photo, police officers and Special Olympics athletes took part Friday  in the Law Enforcement Torch Run, which started in Greenwich and ended in New Haven, at the site of the 2014 Summer Games.

Special Olympics to honor supporters at Hall of Fame Dinner March 25

From a press release: Special Olympics Connecticut will hold its annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Wednesday, March 25th to recognize its extraordinary athletes, volunteers and sponsors for their dedication, leadership, spirit and support. The event will take place at the Aqua Turf Country Club, 556 Mulberry Street, Plantsville. Registration will begin at 5 p.m., […] [Read More]
Jeff Hannon, Norwalk; Naida Leslie, New Cannan; Joel Leneker, Stepney; and Bobbie Stoll. Norwalk, members of the Nutmeg Curling Club in Bridgeport, won the GNCC Senior Mixed Championship Cooper Trophy.  The event was held at Norfolk Curling Club in Norfolk, Connecticut.

Bridgeport’s Nutmeg Curling Club team snares GNCC trophy

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Jeff Gordon to visit Lime Rock for charity event Sept. 18

We received this note from Lime Rock Park: LAKEVILLE — Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, will be at Lime Rock Park Thursday, Sept. 18, to help raise money for the track’s official charity, AARP Foundation, to support Drive to End Hunger, […] [Read More]
A scene from last year's Historic Festival at Lime Rock Park. Races are divided in nine groups; this is Group 7: Production Sports & GT Cars

Lime Rock’s 32nd Historic Festival begins this weekend

From a press release: LAKEVILLE (August 26) – One last reminder that Lime Rock Park’s Historic Festival 32 begins this Thursday with the 142-car, 17-mile Vintage Race Car Parade presented by Abarth U.S.A. (to be streamed live on Lime Rock’s YouTube channel), followed by practice and qualifying on Friday for all nine race groups. Saturday […] [Read More]

Tonight at Harbor Yard: Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT : Tonight at 7 p.m., everyone is invited to come watch a free baseball game at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport as the Milford Athletics take on the Stamford Mets. Both teams are from the MSBL (Men’s Senior Baseball League The Milford A’s are a group of local baseball players, […] [Read More]
A photo of Johnathan Nathans, center, with his wife, Kate Lawrence, and attorney Craig Smith, entering the Federal Court in Bridgeport last week.

Jury awards Bluefish catcher $940k in bat-attack trial

BRIDGEPORT – The jury in the two-week-long bat-attack trial of Jose Offerman awarded the victim, former Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans $940,000 in damages. The verdict in the federal case was returned at about 4 p.m. on Tuesday; the seven-member jury deliberated for about 5 hours. Nathans was seeking $4.8 million for his injuries. He testified […] [Read More]
Peter Monks

Nick Newell fights for the championship today

MILFORD-Nick Newell, the city’s favorite MMA fighter, will go for his second championship today when he battles Justin Gaethje for the World Series of Fighting’s lightweight crown. Newell, a native of Milford and son of Stacy Newell of Monroe, was born without only part of a left arm. That hasn’t stopped him from becoming an […] [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]