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3 injured as car plows into club

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Updated: 10:33 AM A city man faces motor vehicle charges after crashing his car into a nightclub late Friday. The vehicle crashed through the wall of Expressions Night Club on Boston Avenue and came to rest near the bar. The vehicle was traveling on Central Avenue, crossed Boston Avenue and crashed into the building. The […] [Read More]
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Norwalk dredging project nears completion

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We recently received this note from the Norwalk Harbor Management Commission: NORWALK, CT – The multi-phase Norwalk Harbor dredging project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is nearing completion. The ongoing $3 million project which began on October 23, 2013 continues the work of previous phases, which were successfully completed in 2006 and 2009, […] [Read More]

Man hit with multiple drug charges

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A city man is looking at multiple felony charges after police pulled him over and noticed his car smelled strongly of marijuana. Police have stepped up their presence around North Avenue and Main Street after last weekend’s deadly shooting at a nearby fish and chips restaurant. It was those officers who saw 25-year-old Ricardo Montas driving […] [Read More]
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Pit bull puppy found in Fairfield

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Fairfield police have found a puppy and now they’re looking for the owner. Police say the dog was found wandering about on Orchard Hill Lane in town. They say the dog is friendly and full of energy. If he’s yours, give them a call at (203) 254-4800. [Read More]
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Virginia fugitive captured in Fairfield County

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A woman on the run from drug charges in Virginia was arrested Friday morning at her friend’s apartment in Bridgeport. The U.S. Marshals Service tracked 53-year-old Pamela Riddick to an address on Park Avenue. She answered the door when detectives showed up around 7:40 a.m. Police in Portsmouth, Va. had contact detectives in Bridgeport asking […] [Read More]
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Former banker admits taking bribes

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BRIDGEPORT-An assistant vice president of U.S. Bank in Ohio pleaded guilty Friday to accepting a bribe for outsourcing work to a collection agency. Wilbur Tate III, 49, of Dacula, Ga. entered his guilty plea during proceedings before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill to a charge of conspiring to commit bank bribery. He faces a […] [Read More]
Categories: Business, Cops, Courts

Guns net Orange man 3 years

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NEW HAVEN-An Orange man will be spending three years in prison after being caught with a cache of guns found in his apartment. Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall imposed the term Friday on Brian Farrell, 36. Farrell pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. A Feb. 26, 2013 search […] [Read More]
Categories: Cops, Courts, Orange

Bridgeport’s Hall then and now

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BRIDGEPORT – Hall Elementary School on Clermont Avenue celebrated 100 years on Friday with a Broadway extravaganza. Here are some pictures from a hallway display. The school started in 1914. The earliest photos on display are from the class of 1925. Read more about it in the Connecticut Post. Follow me on twitter/lclambeck   [Read More]
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