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Bluefish T-shirt with six-pack abs and nipples to honor vets

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The Bridgeport Bluefish have designed a – shall we say – surprising T-Shirt for Military Appreciation night. General Manager Ken Shepard Tweeted out the design.  Sure, the shirt has an image of dog tags and some  military seals on the shoulders, but the rest looks  like a shirtless man who spends most of his time […] [Read More]
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Ansonia’s Holbrook Street to become two-way today

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ANSONIA-Beginning today traffic will flow both ways on Holbrook Street where the old Peck School is located.. This marks a change from years of it being from a one-way north bound street. Parking will be allowed on both sides of the street. However, The cars on the west side of the street will be required […] [Read More]
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Man shot at Marina Village Housing Complex

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Bridgeport Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Friday in the Marina Village Housing Complex. Officers received reports of an assault just before 11:30 p.m Friday. When officers arrived at the scene of the crime they discovered a large crowd of between 14 and 22 people, according to a press release. There they also […] [Read More]
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Ansonia City Wide Tag Sale Today

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ANSONIA-The citywide tag sale begins at 9 a.m. Saturday. Houses are marked on a map available at the Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Lane. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Melissa Torres at meltorres@gmail.com. [Read More]

Metro-North appoints Waterbury branch advocate

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Metro-North Railroad has appointed Mike Donnarumma, a former state Department of Transportation employee, to serve as district superintendent on the New Haven line, with particular attention paid to the Waterbury branch line. The appointment comes just two weeks after commuters held a meeting at the Derby train station to discuss the problems on the 27-mile […] [Read More]
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Mayors say federal funds needed for immigrant kids

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BRIDGEPORT — Mayor Bill Finch, who participated in conference call Friday morning with mayors of several Connecticut cities said that a task force they agreed to create will look for solutions to a problem “that landed on the doorstep of American mayors. The city government can’t provide direct aid to immigrant children here, Finch said, […] [Read More]
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Motorcyclist injured in Bridegport

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Bridgeport – A motorcyclist was critically injured Thursday after an incident with a box truck, according to police. The accident occurred at Seaview Avenue in the area of Stratford Avenue around 12:30 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle, identified by police as Keith Ward, 54, of Bridgeport, was traveling north on Seaview Avenue when he collided with […] [Read More]
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Obamacare saves money, report says

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HARTFORD – A new federal report shows Connecticut health insurance consumers will share $3 million in refunds and savings this year – or an average of $72 per-family – because of the federal Affordable Care Act. The report noted that 69,186 Connecticut consumers will share savings from the 80/20 rule, also known as the Medical […] [Read More]
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