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Oxford first selectman annouces reelection bid

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     OXFORD — First Selectman George Temple has announced he will seek reelection to a second, two-year term. He made the announcement this past weekend. Jeff Haney, his running mate from 2011, will also be seeking reelection as selectman. The following is the speech Temple gave announcing his reelection bid:     I want to thank everyone […] [Read More]
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Boehm Porcelain collection on view in Redding

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Stunning vibrant flowers (that never wilt or lose their color) and beautiful birds (that never roam from their perch) are specialties of Boehm Porcelain, one of the world’s most famous makers of floral, wildlife and religious porcelain sculptures. Other than at its Trenton, N.J., showroom, it’s rare to see more than a few at a […] [Read More]
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Zoning Commish Chair repeatedly criticizes Council’s inaction on Testo’s

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As you’ll read in our newspaper, the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night approved the controversial master plan change sought by Democratic Chairman/restaurateur Mario Testa for his business, Testo’s. The all-Democrat Bridgeport City Council had an opportunity to weigh in last month, but declined. Critics have accused the council of being afraid to take […] [Read More]
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Biographer of Michael Daly, Medal of Honor winner, in Fairfield March 23

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Steven J.  Ochs, author of “A Cause Greater Than Self: The Journey of Captain Michael J. Daly, World War II Medal of Honor winner,” will be at the Fairfield University Bookstore, 1499 Post Road in downtown Fairfield, on March 23 from 3 to 5 p.m. Daly lived and raised a family in Fairfield after the war. […] [Read More]
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Take our gun survey

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On March 3, Hearst Connecticut Newspapers surveyed 60 state representatives and senators from Southwestern Connecticut to gauge their opinions on eight specific gun control measures. The results were surprising.  Now we want to know what you think. Tell us, and Hartford, where you stand. Read more here [Read More]
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Bpt. lifts snow emergency as of 6 p.m.

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From Mayor Bill Finch’s office: BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 6, 2013) – The Snow Emergency in the City of Bridgeport has been lifted as of 6 p.m., tonight (Friday). “I want to thank our residents for their cooperation in following the Snow Emergency and alternate side of the street parking rules during the past two days,” […] [Read More]
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Mayor Finch: Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t?

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What happens when you are Mayor Bill Finch and you declare a snow emergency and there’s no snow? At least around St. Vincent’s Medical Center, the city Thursday morning was ticketing vehicles parked on plow routes. Those $75 tickets were issued between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. As I type this at 7 p.m. there […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport offers Citizens Police Academy

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The Bridgeport Police Department is accepting applications for its annual Citizens Police Academy, which is designed to give citizens an up-close understanding of the police department and its efforts to prevent and solve crime and protect citizens. “The Citizens Academy provides residents and business owners with an inside look at law enforcement and the city’s […] [Read More]
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