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Fairfield police probing assault, burglary

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FAIRFIELD — A man broke into a Berkley Road home early Monday morning and allegedly assault the young woman living there, according to police. Lt. Michael Gagner said the break-in occurred around 3 a.m. Gagner said the victim described her assailant as a short, stocky male in his 20s with a Spanish accent. She said […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

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STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]

Chain fight in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Police found a woman lying in the road Monday after she allegedly was whacked with a chain during a brawl near the intersection of Park Avenue and Olive Street. The fight involved two women. Extra police and ambulances were dispatched to the scene where a crowd had gathered shortly after 3 p.m. No […] [Read More]

Forget the downtown turkey — say hello to the downtown butterfly

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Perhaps you heard about the turkey wandering the streets of downtown Bridgeport? Well, step aside, turkey — there’s a new crazy critter in Bridgeport. Meet the world’s most hyperactive butterfly, captured in this video outside our offices. That’s me providing commentary. [Read More]
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“Shore Up” program offers structure-lifting loans

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From a press release: MILFORD — “Shore Up CT” is a State program designed to help residential or business property-owners who do not qualify for federal disaster aid to elevate buildings, retrofit properties with additional flood protection, or assist with wind-proofing structures. The program provides gap funding and helps refinance loans associated with property mitigation. […] [Read More]

Three people arrested in Monday’s shooting incident

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We received this note from the Bridgeport Police Dept.: BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating whether a gunshot wound suffered by a city man this week was accidentally self inflicted. Three people – including the gunshot victim — face charges in connection with the incident on Pennsylvania Avenue Monday morning at 10:30. The gunshot victim, Michael […] [Read More]

People’s United Bank exec pleads guilty to embezzlement

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We received this note from the Office of the U.S. District Attorney: Deirdre M, Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that Maria Rosa Esteves, 40, of Bridgeport, has waived her right to […] [Read More]

Spanish boating course set for Aug. 23

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NORWALK- The Coast Guard Auxiliary Navegando America will conduct a safe boating class Aug. 23 at the Flotilla Center on Calf Pasture Beach in East Norwalk. The class will be conducted in Spanish. The fee is $70 which covers lectures, the textbook, exams and lunch. Walk-in registration begins at 7:30a.m. And class starts at 8 […] [Read More]

Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul to get new pastor

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ANSONIA-Monsignor John Terlecky will celebrate his last Masses at St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 105 Clifton Avenue during the August 23-24 weekend. The Monsignor served the church for the past six and a half years before suffering health issues earlier this year. He will be replaced by the Very Rev. Archpriest Edward […] [Read More]

Community helps Monroe doctor avoid jail

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BRIDGEPORT  – A series of letters written by patients, professionals and businessmen helped save a Monroe doctor from a possible federal prison term Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill, apparently moved by the content of the letters, imposed a conditional discharge on Dr. James Marshall, who runs Immediate Medical Care in Monroe. The judge […] [Read More]