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Msgr. Kevin Wallin sentenced to 65 months  HARTFORD–An emotional outpouring of love and promises to help saved Msgr. Kevin Wallin from a decade behind bars for discarding his religious responsibilities for the addictive lure of crystal methamphetamine.  “You are indeed a very blessed person,” Senior U. S. District Judge Alfred Covello told the 63-year old […] [Read More]
Bridgeport, CT (May 12, 2015) – The Monroe Women’s Club has donated several car seats and boxes of diapers and baby wipes to Bridgeport Hospital for use by needy families. Pictured during the May 7 donation delivery are (l-r in attached photo) club members Brooke Ewald and Janet Patti, hospital social worker Kathy Ferrantelli, and club member Kim Henderson.

Monroe Newcomers Club donates baby supplies

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Bridgeport drug counselor admits dealing

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BRIDGEPORT-A state substance abuse counselor who worked at the Mental Health and Substance abuse center here pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to sell large quantities of narcotic pain killers. Brian Earl, 40, admitted to U. S. Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons that he conspired with with James Costanzo, an […] [Read More]

Jury finds cop not guilty in Beardsley Park beating

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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]
U.S. Postal Service ready to roll on December Sundays

Post Offices to open 3 Sundays this month

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By Michael P. Mayko MILFORD-Two was good but the U.S. Post Office believes three may be a charm. That’s how many Sundays some area Post Offices will be open to handle your holiday mailing needs. “Its all about customer service and convenience–especially during our busiest time of the year,” said David Mastroianni, who oversees postal […] [Read More]

Stuff a State Police cruiser with toys

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BRIDGEPORT-The State Police are conducting a toy drive Dec. 6 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. with the goal to stuff cruisers with unwrapped toys as holiday gifts for needy children. The toys will be given to local social service agencies for distribution. Locally, State Police troopers will be at Toys-R-US, 330 Old Gate Lane, […] [Read More]

Vote for your favorite Girl Scouts cookies Tuesday

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Girl Scouts throughout the area will be selling their cookies on election day. The scouts will be outside polling places in Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Oxford, Seymour, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Weston. Voters can select their favorites from among Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Savannah Smiles and a newcomer Rah-Rah Raisins. Rah-Rah Raisen […] [Read More]

Mohegan Sun trip planned in Ansonia

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ANSONIA-St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church will be sponsoring a bus trip to the Mohegan Sun casino to raise money for its centennial celebration. The trip will take place Nov. 23 with the bus leaving from Nolan Field at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $30 per person but that money comes back in […] [Read More]