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Truck rolls off Bridgeport boat ramp

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BRIDGEPORT-Memorial Day 2015 will never be forgotten by Caesar Sanchez. A sunny day of riding the waves near Dolphin’s Cove turned into a total loss when his  2002 Dodge Dakota SXT rolled off the boat ramp out into 15 feet of water off Seaview Avenue and sank just after 4 p.m. Caesar Sanchez of Clinton, […] [Read More]
These are but a few of the 10,000 plus books which will be part of Stratford Library's annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015.

Stratford Library book sale set for June 4-7

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library, 2203 Main Street in Stratford, Connecticut will hold its annual book sale Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. The sale, which is a major fund-raiser for the library, is being organized again this year by the SLA Board of Trustees under Co-chairmen Karla Glad […] [Read More]
Categories: Literature, Stratford
A combine cuts rice in a field near Tucker, Arkansas, a state that grows nearly 60 percent of the USA's rice production. (AP Photo)

DeLauro: Let’s get arsenic out of rice

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From a press release: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) has introduced legislation to limit the amount of inorganic arsenic, the most toxic form of arsenic found in foods, that is permitted in rice and rice-based products. The R.I.C.E (Reducing food-based Inorganic Compounds Exposure) Act would require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to set a […] [Read More]
The market will run every Monday on Paradise Green until the end of October from 2 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

Farmer’s Market in Stratford to begin June 15th

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Health Department is pleased to announce the 2015 opening day of the Stratford Farmers Market on Monday, June 15th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Paradise Green in Stratford. The market will run every Monday until the end of October from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, rain or […] [Read More]

Bridgeport cops ID drowning victim

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BRIDGEPORT – Police identified the Pequonnock River drowning victim as Walter Ridot of Bridgeport. Ridot, 34, was pulled from the River at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A witness told Hearst Connecticut Media that Ridot had fallen into the water near the boardwalk area. He was wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, boxers, a tan belt […] [Read More]
The hit sequel, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, takes place ten years after a pandemic disease when apes, who have survived it, are drawn into battle with a group of human survivors.

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ at Stratford Library May 11

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From a press release: STRATFORD –  The Stratford Library’s “Monday Matinees” series continues with a screening of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” on May 11. The series presents recent, popular films on monthly Monday afternoons at noon. The film showings are free and open to the public. The hit sequel, “Dawn of the […] [Read More]
Categories: Film, Stratford
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24 restaurants signed up for Stratford’s Restaurant Week

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STRATFORD  — This week, April 19-25, is Restaurant Week in Stratford. Twenty-four restaurants are participating in the event, with offers diners reduced-priced menus and specials. Click through the slideshow to learn more about some participating restaurants andscroll down for the full list. Here are the participating establishments: Acapulcos Mexican Family Restaurant & Cantina Biagio’s Ristorante […] [Read More]
Knight of Columbus at Palm Sunday 2014

K of C to hold Stations of the Cross in Bpt Sunday

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BRIDGEPORT-The Knights of Columbus CT State Council will conduct their 2nd Annual Outdoor Stations of the Cross and Benediction at ST Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Avenue, Sunday at 2 p.m. The Celebrant will be Monsignor Peter Cullen, the Knights of Columbus CT State Chaplain. More than 400 people attended the event last year. [Read More]