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Downtown Ansonia to Remember Veterans

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ANSONIA-Since taking office last month, Mayor David Cassetti has made the plight of the city’s servicemen and veterans a concern. So he created a Board of Alderman sub-committee to look into ways of enhancing the lives of veterans who live in Ansonia. On Wednesday he accepted a donation of 27 U.S. flags and poles from […] [Read More]
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State Deficit Dropping

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday said the state’s once sky high deficit continues to drop, noting a $3.6 billion hole three years ago is now a surplus of $500 million. “To go from a record-setting $3.6 billion deficit to a surplus of nearly $500 million in three years is an extraordinary achievement, and speaks […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Board of Regents president goes to Washington

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Connecticut’s Board of Regents President Gregory W. Gray will participate Thursday in a White House Summit on increasing college access. The summit will examine college readiness, student success, and the alignment between education and economic growth. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are also expected […] [Read More]
Categories: College, Education, General

Bpt asks for help spotting potholes

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From Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch’s office: City Crews Focusing on Pothole Repairs Residents Asked to Send in Requests through City’s BConnected Service BRIDGEPORT, CT (January 15, 2014) – Winter snow combined with dramatic shifts in temperature can mean only one thing in New England – it’s pothole season. Constant freezing and thawing wreak havoc on […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Ansonia PD continuing investigation into Marijuana discovery

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ANSONIA-Police are continuing their investigation into the discovery of six pounds of packaged marijuana while investigating a domestic dispute at 29 Condon Drive. Lt. Andrew Cota said Wednesday no arrests have been made at this time but the matter “is still under investigation.” The discovery was made when police entered the house on Jan. 11 […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport wants your pothole to repair

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BRIDGEPORT-Mayor Bill Finch announced Wednesday that he is deploying four roadway maintenance trucks to fill potholes on every city street. Citizens can report potholes by calling the BConnected Call Center at 203-576-1311, visiting bridgeportct.gov/bconnected or using the BConnected smartphone app. Pothole repairs are being performed using cold patch. [Read More]
Categories: General

Check credit after Target breech

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Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein are urging Connecticut residents who shop at Target stores to take advantage of one year of free credit monitoring being offered by the retail company in the wake of the massive data breach announced last month. “I would strongly encourage all […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bridgeport man returned to federal prison

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BRIDGEPORT-A self-proclaimed “family oriented” city man with a history of dealing drugs near the Trumbull Gardens Housing Project is returning to prison after a federal judge sentenced him to 38 months. U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill imposed the sentenced on Scott Lambert, who was caught by Bridgeport police in possession of a firearm. On […] [Read More]