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Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Council John P. Marini

Ansonia officials warn of paving scams

ANSONIA-Mayor David Cassetti and Corporation Counsel John Marini warned residents to be wary of a scam paving company circulating through the city. City officials and police have received reports of homeowners in the Hilltop area being solicited by individuals claiming to represent the Interstate Paving company, according to Marini. Similar incidents occurred in north Milford […] [Read More]
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy

Sen. Murphy blasts registrar of voters for problems

WASHINGTON-U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy urged the state’s General Assembly and Gov. Dannel Malloy to overhaul the registrars of voters’ following repeated problems during rec3ent elections. “I believe the Governor and the state legislature must undertake an effort in the 2015 session to structurally and comprehensively reform our system of election,” Murphy demanded Thursday. “It could […] [Read More]

Senate confirms New Haven’s corporation counsel as Fed Judge

NEW HAVEN-The city’s corporation counsel who spent nearly 11 years working for the American Civil Liberties union and the NAACP has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the state’s newest federal judge. The U.S. Senate confirmed Victor Bolden by a 49-46 vote mostly along party lines Thursday as the state’s 13 U.S. District judge. […] [Read More]

Teenage girl shot in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-A teenage girl told police she was shot in the leg while walking on Knowlton Street early Monday evening. Aubaney Holmes told Det. Vincent Lariccia she heard a bang before feeling a burning sensation in her right lower leg. She believed the shot was fired from a passing black car. Police Officers Lori Nieves, Anthony […] [Read More]

Man stabbed in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating the circumstances under which a 43-year-old city man was stabbed Monday. Lee Jones told police he was stabbed during a robbery by a teenager and he hitchhiked to Bridgeport Hospital. However police later learned that he was driven to the hospital by a friend. Jones became uncooperative when asked additional […] [Read More]
Jamal Dunlap

2 busted on drugs in Bridgeport

Bridgeport – A crackdown on violence and drug dealing in the city’s East End led to the arrest of two men on Sixth Street Tuesday. Upon seeking police vehicles stop, two men loitering on a porch fled. Police arrested Jamal Dunlap, 24, of New Haven after finding crack cocaine hidden inside a body cavity. A […] [Read More]
Dwayne Cobb

Triggerman pleads guilty in 2012 Bridgeport murder

HARTFORD–The suspected shooter in a 2012 murder of Dwayne Cobb, an Iona College graduate admitted Monday that he was the triggerman in the marijuana robbery that went bad. Trumaine Hearst, 19, now faces 25 years in federal prison when he is sentenced Feb. 3 by U.S. District Judge Michael Shea. Hearst pleaded guilty to felony […] [Read More]

Watermark at 3030 Park Ave. book sale Nov. 14-15

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT – The Watermark at 3030 Park Ave. in Bridgeport is pleased to announce that its annual resident book sale will be held on Friday, November 14 and Saturday, November 15. The event is free of charge and open to the public and will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

Girl Scouts throughout the area will be selling their cookies on election day. The scouts will be outside polling places in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Weston. Voters can select their favorites from among Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles and a newcomer Rah-Rah Raisins. Rah-Rah Raisen […] [Read More]

Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]