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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]

$30 Million sought to repair Derby water treatment facilities

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DERBY-A $30 million request to repair the city’s aging, deteriorating sewage treatment facilities could be headed for a referendum this fall. But some city officials concede it will be a tough sell. ” I don’t think it will fit,” said Ribert Miani, a member of the Water Pollution Control Authority. “So many people are out […] [Read More]
Marc Kirshner is hugged by his wife, Nanci during a 2010 charity auction.

Bridgeport, Stamford Chiropractor sentenced to 27 mos

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BRIDGEPORT-Marc Kirshner, who established chiropractic treatment centers here and Stamford will be spending 27 months in federal prison for his role in defrauding auto insurers out of $1.7 million for fraudulent medical treatment claims. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill also ordered Kirshner to make restitution of $1,692,798 once he is released from prison. He […] [Read More]

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

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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 http://www.ctnationalmsbl.com). 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

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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]