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Geraldine Johnson, at left, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools, was honored recently for her lasting contributions to the field of education. At right is AKS President, Theresa Azoti.

Geraldine Johnson honored by the Delta Kappa Society

From a press release: CROMWELL — Geraldine Johnson, former Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools and long-standing area educator, was recently honored for her 60 year membership in The Delta Kappa Society International at the Spring Convention of Alpha Kappa State CT held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cromwell, Connecticut. In addition, Geraldine was celebrated for […] [Read More]
More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will run more than 530 miles beginning Wednesday in the Special Olympics Torch Run

Special Olympics torch run begins Wednesday

More than 1,500 law enforcement officers will cover 530 miles running with the Special Olympics’ torch beginning Wednesday. The run will conclude Friday evening when they deliver the torch to Jess Dow Field on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University for the Opening Ceremonies which will begin Friday at 7:15 p.m. The run will […] [Read More]

Renowned violinist joins RCA students June 5 in Trumbull

International violin virtuoso Alexander Markov is set to perform Thursday, June 5, at the Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull. Markov, who was born in Russia and reared in Norwalk,  will be featured in “An Evening with Markov and Students” at 7:30 p.m. The program includes classical music on the first half; rock music […] [Read More]
Scott Gellatly will appear in Milford Superior Court this morning to plea to charges of murdering his wife, Lori and seriously wounding her mother, Merry Jackson.

Gellatly enters not guilty plea to Oxford murder

The Oxford man accused of killing his wife, wounding her mother and the family dog appeared in Superior Court in Milford Tuesday to answer the charges. His public defender, David Egan, entered seven not guilty pleas on his client’s behalf. Egan said Gellatly has been taken off suicide and is being jailed on the Gardner […] [Read More]
File photo of a pit bull

Domestic dispute leads to animal cruelty charge

Bridgeport – A man was arrested by police last week on animal cruelty charges after he had a falling out with his ex-girlfriend and neglected his pit bull for two weeks as a result. 22-year-old Octavion Joyner was arrested on May 22, after cops found a pit bull that belonged to him severely malnourished and […] [Read More]
Categories: Bridgeport, Cops, Crime, Pets

USPS construction manager sent to federal prison

BRIDGEPORT-The former U.S. Postal Service Northeast area facilities manager was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison Friday after admitted that he accepted $89,000 in bribes and $1.1 million in kickbacks on contracts he funneled to a business he created. Robert Giulietti, 57, formerly of Cheshire also agreed to forfeit his home at South Pond […] [Read More]
The Niña was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. Archaeology magazine called the ship "the most historically correct Columbus replica ever built."  The Pinta was more recently built in Brazil to accompany the Nina on her travels, and is a slightly larger version of the archetypal caravel. Both ships are at Captain's Cove, and they will be accepting visitors all day Sunday and Monday.

The Niña and the Pinta are at Captain’s Cove through Monday

BRIDGEPORT — If you’re looking for something patriotic to do this weekend, you might want to visit two of the most famous ships in the history of our country. The Niña and the Pinta have pulled up to the main dock at Captain’s Cove, but at least this time around, the locals won’t have to […] [Read More]
U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill

Fairfield Museum and History Center to host Naturalization

FAIRFIELD-U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill will preside over the making of 31 new citizens during naturalization ceremonies May 22 at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. The ceremony will begin at noon and will mark the first time the facility has hosted a U.S. Citzenship and Immigration Service’s naturalization. The 31 candidates come from […] [Read More]
Mayor Ben Blake, right, has announced that “Milford Day at the Zoo” will take place on Saturday May 31, 2014, during which Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport will host all residents of Milford from 10 am to 4 pm.  All Milford residents will get in for only $5.00 each with ID.  Spend the day at the zoo seeing all the new faces, riding the carousel and enjoying the entertainment.  Meet and greet local officials as well as business and civic leaders, your friends, and your neighbors.  On Tuesday, Zoo Director Gregg Dancho, stopped by City Hall today with a skink to show Mayor Blake and his daughter, Caroline.

Milford’s Day at the Zoo: May 31

This is what the old Whitehead home site on Alvin Street in Fairfield looks like on Monday, May 19th. The home was razed to make way for a new home.

Whitehead home now a construction site