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Monroe budget vote stalled after confusion about finance director’s whereabouts

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MONROE – The Monroe Town Council was scheduled to vote on it’s budget proposal to the Board of Finance at its regular meeting Monday. When the budget discussion came up on the agenda, Finance Director Carl Tomchik was not in the room. First Selectman Steve Vavrek said he would go find Tomchik, and the Council […] [Read More]
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Hearing deferred for Testo’s Restaurant zone change

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BRIDGEPORT — A public hearing scheduled on the proposed change of zone for Testo’s Restaurant on Madison Avenue was deferred Monday night. Charles Willinger, the attorney representing 1775 Madison Investments LLC, whose principal is Democratic Town Committee Chair Mario Testa, asked that the hearing be postponed because three of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s nine […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport’s St. Pat’s parade set for March 16

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With St. Patrick’s Day falling on Saturday, March 17, this year, the city’s 30th annual parade honoring Irish-Americans and everything else that’s Irish will take place March 16. [Read More]
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Girl Scout cookies scheduled to arrive in CT March 3

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Trucks filled with Girl Scout cookies are scheduled to roll out on March 3, as volunteers and Girl Scouts of Connecticut staff will be waiting to distribute cookies to Girl Scouts for customer delivery. There will be several drop locations throughout the state, with photo and interview opportunities available. The press is also invited to […] [Read More]
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Fairfield U student punches medic on the way to the hospital

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BRIDGEPORT – A Fairfield University student was charged with assault of an emergency services person early Friday morning after he allegedly punched a medic in an ambulance, according to police reports. Two paramedics were dispatched to Jogus Hall Dormitory at Fairfield University in Fairfield to escort a highly intoxicated young male, who was urinating in […] [Read More]
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Arrest made outside of Club Metric in Bridgeport early Saturday morning

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BRIDGEPORT – Police had to respond to a “large hostile crowd” outside of Club Metric on Cannon Street just after 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to police reports. Police charged 20-year-old Azia Brown, of Noble Avenue, for second degree breach of peace. Males and females were yelling after a fight broke out, and a […] [Read More]
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Town Committee candidates address South End NRZ

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BRIDGEPORT — Members of a slate vying to replace the incumbents on the Democratic Town Committee’s 131st District vowed Thursday not to accept city jobs or offices if elected on March 6. Of the incumbent slate, one has a city job, two are City Council members and one was recently reappointed to the Planning and […] [Read More]
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Gentile, Crisco to meet with constituents March 7

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ANSONIA — State Rep. Linda M. Gentile and state Sen. Joseph Crisco will be at Ansonia City Hall on March 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to meet with their constituents. “This is a great way to meet with people and discuss issues in an informal setting,” said Gentile.  “The legislative session has just started […] [Read More]
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