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$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]

Law firm awards Harding grad with $5,000 scholarship

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From a press release: MILFORD – Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C. has announced that Diana Olivo, a 2014 graduate of Bridgeport’s Warren Harding High School, has been named the winner of its second annual New Opportunities Scholarship. She will be awarded $5,000 for her college expenses. Also, the law firm has awarded Diandre Clarke, a […] [Read More]
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Ansonia gets $500k in state aid for redevelopment

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ANSONIA – A $500,000 state grant will be used to help redevelop downtown industrial properties and even secure a much larger $1 million federal grant. “My priority has always been attracting, retaining and expanding business in Ansonia,” Cassetti said Monday during the announcement in front if the vacant Palmer Building on Main Street. “This money […] [Read More]
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Man shot at Marina Village Housing Complex

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Bridgeport Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Friday in the Marina Village Housing Complex. Officers received reports of an assault just before 11:30 p.m Friday. When officers arrived at the scene of the crime they discovered a large crowd of between 14 and 22 people, according to a press release. There they also […] [Read More]
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Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

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ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at meltorres@gmail.com. [Read More]

Two non-fatal shootings on Bpt. West End Sat. night

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BRIDGEPORT — Detectives are investigating a pair of non-fatal shootings in Bridgeport on Saturday night that occurred within about 15 minutes of one another. Both were on the West End, about nine blocks distant from each another. Police say that the first one was called in at 10:34 p.m. In that one, a male victim […] [Read More]
Francisco Carbone right and his lawyer John Maxwell

Former Bridgeport doctor sentenced to 2 years in fed prison

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BRIDGEPORT-A former Bridgeport doctor is returning to federal prison for his third time. Francisco Carbone, who practiced on East Main Street, was sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a $2 million auto insurance personal injury scam. Carbone, 56, now working a limousine driver in New York, previously served a four […] [Read More]