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Officials are asking residents to move their cars to the odd side of the street today (Tuesday).

Finch: Move your car to the odd side

We received this note from City Hall in Bridgeport: BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is asking residents to move their vehicles to the odd numbered side of the road by 11 a.m. on Tuesday, to allow public works crews to clear the roads. Parking is still not permitted on Snow Emergency roads. “I want […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, weather

Bud Allen is citizen of year

DERBY-Mayor Anita Dugatto presented Raymond “Bud ” Allen with a plaque naming him the city’s citizen of the year. The mayor read a long list if volunteer work that includes 62 years as a Hotchkiss Hose volunteer firefighter, a Fire Police member for more than 30 years and 13 years as cub master of Pack […] [Read More]

Ansonia PD probing downtown armed robbery

ANSONIA-Police are looking for a six-foot male who robbed the Ansonia Smoke and Convenience store, 262 Main Street at gunpoint Wednesday. The gunman entered the store just before 6 p.m. brandishing a black and grey.handgun, Lt. Andrew Cota said. The suspect ordered the worker not to move, walked behind the counter and emptied the cash […] [Read More]
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Feds charge 2 in Milford man’s heroin death

BRIDGEPORT-Federal agents arrested a West Haven couple on heroin trafficking charges which authorities believe resulted in the Jan. 12 overdose death of a 39-year-old Milford man. The arrest of Christopher Fogler, 29, and his girlfriend, Alyssa Jelliffe, 22, both of Park Street, West Haven, marks the second time in the past year federal agents have […] [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

Categories: Bridgeport, Sports
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Marc Chagall's 1939 work,  "A Midsummer Nights-Dream."

Chagall’s granddaughter to speak at Congregation B’nai Israel Feb. 6

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — New York City based floral designer Bella Meyer, granddaughter of renowned Russian-French artist Marc Chagall, will speak about Chagall’s artistic vision and what life was like with an illustrious grandpa on Friday February 6 at 8:15 pm at Congregation B’nai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport. Ms. Meyer was born […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Bridgeport, Fine Arts

Jury finds cop not guilty in Beardsley Park beating

Update: A cop has been found not guilty in the Beardsley Park stomping. A federal jury has cleared Bpt Police Officer of criminal excessive force charge in the 2011 Beardsley Park Bering — Michael Mayko (@MMayko2011) January 14, 2015   Original Post: BRIDGEPORT-A 12-member jury began deliberating Police Officer Clive Higgins’ fate on federal criminal brutality […] [Read More]

NAACP to stage elections Jan. 13 for Bridgeport Chapter

We just received this from the Connecticut State Conference NAACP. The Bridgeport chapter has been focused on reorganizing and emerging from a state takeover in April 2013: On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, from 7pm-9pm, at the Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad Street in Bridgeport the election of Officers and At-Large Members of the Executive Committee for […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport

2 Bridgeport men plead guilty to robberies

BRIDGEPORT-From April to July, Lancelot Supersad went on a robbery spree in Fairfield County. He and his crew robbed the CVS Pharmacy on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield of $2,376 on April 26; the Webster Bank branch on Bridgeport’s Main Street of $4,170 on May 10; the Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue, Bridgeport of $250 on […] [Read More]

Oxford man admits guilt in fraud

BRIDGEPORT-For three years Robert E. Lee Jr. lived a life of luxury on the more than $800,000 people invested with the former financial advisor and broker. On Wednesday, Lee entered guilty pleas in federal court to five charges of wire fraud, each of which carries a 20-year prison term. He is free on $250,000 bond […] [Read More]