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Diocese blamed for botched burial

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A Bridgeport family is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport after their mother’s casket crashed to the bottom of her grave site during the burial service at the diocese’s Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Trumbull. The Portela family claim in their lawsuit they suffered mental anguish and extreme emotional distress, after the straps broke […] [Read More]
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Continuing Education registration for winter/spring has begun

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The registration for Westport Continuing Education for the winter/spring 2014 session has begun. Westport Continuing Education offers quality, affordable after school programs for children in grades K-12 including sports & homework clubs, tennis, golf, karate, badminton, yoga, cooking, chess, Mad Science, Club Invention, American Red Cross babysitter course, magic, woodworking, SAT Prep, ACT Prep, Practice […] [Read More]
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New Regents board chairman named

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HARTFORD – Nicholas M. Donofrio of Ridgefield has been named the new chairman of the Board of Regents for Higher Education. Donofrio has served as a board member since its launch on January 1, 2012.  The announcement was made Thursday by Gov. Dannel Malloy who also indicated he is appointing JoAnn H. Price of Avon to serve […] [Read More]
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Milford working on its 375th birthday celebration

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We received this note from the Mayor’s Office in City Hall: MILFORD –Milford’s 375th Anniversary Committee has been working for the past few months and is getting ready to flip the switch and move into 2014 with a great celebration. The Committee’s officers are Chairman Robert Gregory, retired Director of Community Development; Vice Chairman Peter […] [Read More]
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Holiday concert in Milford set for Saturday night

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From a press release: Get into the holiday spirit with members of the community as the Milford Concert Band presents its annual holiday concert, “A Sleighing Song Tonight,” at Milford City Hall at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14th. Under the direction of city resident Steven L. Saunders, the band will play a selection of […] [Read More]
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Fairfield 7-Eleven robbery caught on video

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Fairfield police have just released this video on the armed robbery that happened Monday night at the 7-Eleven on Post Road. No injuries were reported, but the robbers did get away with cash from the register. The suspects were two black men dressed all in black, a description that matches the robbers in several recent […] [Read More]
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Holiday party season poses danger for young adults

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We received this note from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy: “Eight Tips To Keep Your Teen Safe This Holiday Season” This is the season for students around the state to reunite with former classmates and hometown friends. This time of year it is important for parents and their high school and college-age students to recognize that […] [Read More]
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Fire puts radio station off the air at UB

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Photo of the fire. pic.twitter.com/76sbpu8qs3 — Lounge Sounds (@Loungesoundspkn) December 12, 2013   A fire on the roof of the student center at the University of Bridgeport will reportedly put a radio station on the campus off the air until at least Thursday morning. Several fire trucks rolled onto the campus around 6 p.m. Wednesday […] [Read More]
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