Connecticut Postings

Connecticut Post newsroom blog
Posts filtered on Category


Tellalian memorial set for Jan. 19

A memorial service for lawyer and community leader Robert S. Tellalian will take place Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 877 Park Avenue (at the corner of State Street) in Bridgeport. The memorial is open to the public. Mr. Tellalian died at his Stratford home on Christmas, Dec. 25, […] [Read More]

David Pogue talks about his tech-savvy marriage proposal

David Pogue, the New York Times tech columnist who lives in Westport, proposed marriage to his girlfriend last week in true tech guru fashion: He persuaded a theater at a summer resort to play a mini-movie he commissioned that tells the story of how he and his now-fiancee fell in love. He captured the emotional reaction of […] [Read More]
Categories: Features, Westport

Bridgeport resident struck by vehicle in Westport

A Bridgeport resident was struck by a vehicle about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday while attempting to cross Post Road East on foot near Bulkley Avenue in Westport. When police arrived on scene they found Aja Barksdale, 19, lying in the street, according to police. Barksdale was transported to Norwalk Hospital with serious, but non-life threatening, injuries, […] [Read More]

Fairfield Museum extends run of 9/11 exhibit

From the arts desk: The Fairfield Museum and History Center announced this morning that it will extend the run of its current exhibit in memory of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America that killed nearly 3,000. The exhibition was to have closed on Sunday, Sept. 18, but museum officials said today that the show […] [Read More]

Westport firefighter hospitalized after battling house fire

From Westport Fire Department: Incident Date:  September 4, 2011          Time of Incident: 5:15 AM Incident Location:26 Buena Vista Drive             Type of Incident:  Structure Fire At 5:15 AM today, Westport Firefighters responded to a report of smoke in the building at 26 Buena Vista Drive. A neighbor at 24 Buena Vista Drive was walking […] [Read More]
Categories: Fire, Westport

Storm causes delay in Fairfield Museum’s 9/11 exhibit opening

From the arts desk . . . Because of  complications resulting from last weekend’s Tropical Storm Irene, the Fairfield Museum announced this afternoon that the opening of  its 9/11 commemorative exhibition will be delayed by a few days. In Thursday’s Go section, which was printed prior to the announcement, an article on Page 16 pointed […] [Read More]

Fire at Westport middle school

Press release from Westport Fire Department: Incident Date:  August 23, 2011   Time of Incident: 12:39 PM Incident Location:  Bedford Middle School-88 North Ave. Type of Incident:  Computer Hardware Fire nearloading dock Westport Firefighters were summoned to Bedford Middle School today at 12:39 PM for a report of a fire on the loading dock. Arriving Firefighters […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Fire, Westport

CT Challenge bike ride set for Saturday

This press release was from the people at CT Challenge: More than 1,000 cyclists from across Connecticut are expected to ride in the seventh annual CT Challenge bike ride, which funds a variety of cancer survivorship programs throughout the state. Scheduled for Saturday, July 30, the ride will start and end at the Fairfield Hunt Club […] [Read More]
Categories: Features, General, News, Westport

The beaches are tweeting

Heading to the shore this holiday weekend? Keep an eye on the conditions and crowds at the state’s beaches as the holiday weekend commences via their Twitter steams: @CTsherwoodislnd (Sherwood Island in Westport), @CTHammonasset (Hammonasset Beach in Madison) and @CTrockyneck (Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme). [Read More]
Categories: weather, Westport

Rollover on I-95 in Westport

Press release from Westport Fire Department: At 7:20 this evening the Westport Fire Department responded with Westport EMS, AMR and State police to I-95 northbound between exits 18 and 19 for a car off the road and down an embankment. Upon arrival units found a Red Volkswagen Corrado that had struck a street lamp post […] [Read More]
Categories: Traffic, Westport