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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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Armando, Nancy Goncalves to be honored Nov. 23 at Klein Cabaret

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This just in from the Klein Foundation: The Klein Memorial Auditorium Foundation will host its first-ever ‘Cabaret Onstage’ benefit evening at The Klein Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. The program will include entertainment by noted performer and Bridgeport native Maureen Hamill. A highlight will be the presentation of the inaugural Jacob […] [Read More]

Seymour girl facing cancer treatment

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Nina Poeta, 16,  is a Seymour High cheerleader and a talented gymnast who will begin treatment for a brain tumor on Monday at the  Smilow Cancer Center at Yale New Haven Hospital. A family friend, Elizabeth Pisano, has launched a web site for people to help Nina and her family with prayers and financial support. […] [Read More]
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Man gets 10 years for beating baby blind

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BRIDGEPORT – A 20-year-old city man, accused of beating his 8-week-old son so severely he left the boy blind and unable to walk, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. “The unspeakable happened to an innocent baby,” Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin told Luis Carattini. “Hurting your own child enough to blind him, I […] [Read More]
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Sandy Hook report to be released Monday

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A 40-page summary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting investigation will be released Monday, according to the  State’s Attorney office. Here are the details from the State’s Attorney’s office: “On Monday, November 25, 2013, the Office of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Danbury will release its report on the investigation into […] [Read More]
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Shelton Farmers Market to close Nov. 23

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SHELTON-Cold, frosty weather means the end of fresh vegetables and the closing of the Farmers Market on Canal Street here. The final session of this crop season will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available will be many Thanksgiving favorites like lettuce, kale, beets, broccoli, onions, rutabaga and winter squash. All grown […] [Read More]
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Delays expected on NB I-95

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If you are traveling on northbound I-95 Friday night around 10 p.m. expect delays between exits 44-48. The State Department of Transportation will be performing road work. [Read More]

Man robbed at gunpoint near train station

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A man was reportedly robbed Thursday night in downtown Bridgeport by a group of three people. According to police reports, the man was held up shortly before 10 p.m. near the train station on Water Street. The robbers were described as a trio of men in their late teens or early 20s. One wore a […] [Read More]
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