Former high sheriff pleads not guilty to forgery, impersonation charges

BRIDGEPORT – For 20 years as high sheriff Charles Valentino was in charge of security at the Main Street courthouse. But Tuesday morning it was Valentino under the watchful eye of courthouse security
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Man charged in connection with human trafficking ring

BRIDGEPORT – A city man was being held in lieu of $100,000 bond Monday after Stratford police arrested him in connection with their investigation of a human trafficking ring. Raymond Jackson, 36, of
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Blumenthal, Finch to hold roundtable Monday on gun violence

BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, will host a forum Monday on ways to crack down on illegal guns and gun violence. “We must make sure that this country does
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Bridgeport firefighters raise money for hospital

Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 last week presented a $44,000 check to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation to support the new S.OA.R. Program (Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery), staff
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Fairfield swim areas closed Sunday

Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara says the town’s beaches and swimming areas were closed Sunday due to excessive rainfall under  orders by the town health department. The Lake Mohegan swim area
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St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic
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Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10
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State Supreme Court upholds priest abuse law

HARTFORD – The state Supreme Court Friday rebuffed the Roman Catholic Church’s attempt to curb the number of lawsuits brought by those who claim they were abused as children by priests, upholding the
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