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Accident ties up I-95 near Exit 25

A two-car accident has tied up traffic on I-95 near exit 25. State police as well as emergency vehicles are on the scene. However, state police said there are no injuries.
U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly

Darien men accused in $10 million USDA rip-off

NEW HAVEN-The program was designed to encourage financings of commercial exports. But three individuals, including a Darien man, are accusing of ripping off the U.S. Department of Agriculture of about
Categories: Agribusiness , Agriculture , Bridgeport , Cops , Courts
Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton’s court appearance postponed

HARTFORD-Former State Sen. Ernie Newton won a reprieve of his federal court appearance for violating his supervised release. U.S. District Judge Robert Chatigny postponed Newton’s scheduled Tuesday
Categories: Bridgeport , Cops , Courts , Crime , Elections
Ernie Newton. Photo: Christian Abraham/Connecticut Post

Ernie Newton gets 6 months

HARTFORD- Former State Sen. Ernie Newton will be returning to prison for 6 months as a result of baiting state campaign financing laws. Superior Court Judge Julia Dewey said she could not ignore the
Categories: Bridgeport , Cops , Courts , Crime , Elections
Bruce T. Silverstone

Silverstone receives HCC award for ‘tireless service’

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 11, 2015 – The Housatonic Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Aquarion Water Company Vice President of Corporate Communications and
Kelly Aarons

Lauralton’s Kelly Aarons wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

From a press release: Milford — Kelly Aarons of Bridgeport and a student at Lauralton Hall, Class of ’16 has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service

VOTF conference set for March 14

FAIRFIELD-Voice of the Faithful will conduct their 13th annual conference March 14 and feature The director of Fairfield University’s Catholic studiespro gram Paul Lakeland will speak on “A Place
Categories: Bridgeport , Charity , Fairfield , General , Greenwich

Ansonia taxpayers in line for a break

ANSONIA-For the second straight year residents are in line for a mill rate reduction.The Board of Apportionment and Taxation approved a $62,395,060 budget which is about $1 million more than last
Categories: Ansonia , Bridgeport , Derby , General , Government

Free Jazz Concert Tuesday in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT-The Marine Corps All Star Jazz Band will perform a free concert March 10 at 7 p.m. In the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main Street.No tickets are required for the free concert which will take place in
Categories: Bridgeport , Fine Arts , General , Military , Music
Jessica Myers and Brian Michael Riley are featured in the Square One Theatre production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play opening at the Stratford Theatre on March 6.

“Marshmallow Man” guest on WPKN Friday at noon

From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — Brian Michael Riley, one of the featured actors in Square One Theatre’s upcoming production of Good People, will be a special guest on WPKN’s State of the Arts