Blumenthal, Finch to hold roundtable Monday on gun violence

BRIDGEPORT – Mayor Bill Finch and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, will host a forum Monday on ways to crack down on illegal guns and gun violence. “We must make sure that this country does

Bridgeport firefighters raise money for hospital

Bridgeport Firefighters Local 834 last week presented a $44,000 check to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation to support the new S.OA.R. Program (Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery), staff

Fairfield swim areas closed Sunday

Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara says the town’s beaches and swimming areas were closed Sunday due to excessive rainfall under  orders by the town health department. The Lake Mohegan swim area
St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Ansonia Church to celebrate 100th anniversary this weekend

ANSONIA-The Most. Rev. Paul P. Chomnycky, bishop of the Ukrainian Diocese of Stamford will help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building of St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic
Anita Dugatto, Democratic candidate for mayor of Derby, Conn. meets with the editorial board on Tuseday, oct. 22, 2013.

Derby Day on Saturday

DERBY-There will be music, food and games but hopefully no rain as the state’s smallest city cgives itself a day. Derby Day will close down a large part of Elizabeth Street along the green from 10

State Supreme Court upholds priest abuse law

HARTFORD – The state Supreme Court Friday rebuffed the Roman Catholic Church’s attempt to curb the number of lawsuits brought by those who claim they were abused as children by priests, upholding the

Doctors ordered to pay $2.4 mil to Shelton widow

BRIDGEPORT – Two city cardiologists, accused of misdiagnosing a Shelton man who later died from a heart attack, were ordered Friday to pay his wife more than $2.4 million. A Superior Court jury

Friday’s Barnum Festival clambake postponed; concert, fireworks go on as planned

Elaine Ficarra, Barnum Festival director, announced a few minutes ago that Friday’s Clambake at Seaside Park has been postponed to later this summer. The event was to have preceded the Festival’s free