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Bpt. Council renews probe into driveway

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The Bridgeport City Council’s Ordinance Committee Monday night resumes its review of how Mayor Bill Finch’s administration commissioned a $400,000, no-bid driveway and hired controversial developer Manuel “Manny” Moutinho to install it without the legislative body’s knowledge. The committee’s probe into the controversial project is expected to result in changes to the city’s procurement guidelines. […] [Read More]
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Law football team to collect for the troops

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We just got this press release from Milford’s Jonathan Law High School: MILFORD – The Jonathan Law football team will be conducting a collection drive for personal care/toiletry items for our troops and stateside veterans. Personal-sized items such as toothpaste, soap, and shampoo – as well as small ‘comfort’ items such as dried coffee, candy, […] [Read More]
Categories: Milford

30-year-old wallet found in Milford

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MILFORD — The Huffington Post has reported that a Milford man found a wallet that was lost nearly 30 years ago in the city’s Eisenhower Park. The finder, Ian Stankiewicz tweeted: “Today while hiking I found a wallet that belonged to a lady who lost it almost 30 years ago!” on Sept. 30. The wallet […] [Read More]
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Buckleys off Ballot in Easton

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Judge rules third party candidates did not abide by state election law in Easton [Read More]
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Yale professor shares in Nobel Prize for Medicine

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 NEW HAVEN – A news conference is planned for 12:30 p.m, Monday in the Yale School of Medicine to announce that James E. Rothman, a professor of biomedical sciences and chair of the Department of Cell Biology at Yale University has been awarded a 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine.  Rothman is being recognized for his […] [Read More]
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Horses are at the starting line

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Courtroom filling up in anticipation of Judge Bellis’ decision in the Easton ballot case [Read More]
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Stratford DTC to mull over District 2 seat

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Neil Sherman, the endorsed candidate in Stratford’s 2nd, is no longer on the ballot, according to the Town Clerk’s office. [Read More]
Categories: Politics, Stratford

Staff “picking up slack” after sudden departure of Animal Control Officer

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Update by Brian Lockhart, Tuesday, 3:19 p.m. Bridgeport Police Department Spokesman William Kaempfer had this to say about Gonzalez’s sudden departure and what it means for the city’s animal shelter: “This is a civil service position. It will be posted. Anyone interested internally (or) externally can apply. In the meantime existing staff will pick up […] [Read More]
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