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Housing Authority hearing on South End development delayed again

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According to an updated agenda, the Bridgeport Housing Authority has requested to delay an Oct. 28 zoning public hearing on a new development in the South End. It has been rescheduled for November 25. The Authority is trying to remake its decades-0ld housing projects with newer, mixed-income properties. The first is planned for a vacant […] [Read More]
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Ansonia Residents will get Free Presciption Drug Discount Card

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By Michael P. Mayko ANSONIA-City residents are eligible for prescription drug discounts for themselves and their pets as a result of a partnership between Ansonia, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities and Pro Act, Inc. “It’s a pleasure that local government can bring our citizens a benefit without a cost connected to it,” Mayor James DellaVolpe […] [Read More]
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Trumbull Democratic Town Committee Chairwoman fumes over Fabrizi endorsement of Republican Herbst

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Is Trumbull’s Democratic Town Committee Chairwoman Nancy DiNardo seeing red over former Bridgeport Mayor John Fabrizi’s endorsement of Republican First Selectman Tim Herbst? And how much weight does this powerful Democrat think a Fabrizi endorsement of Herbst will carry with Trumbull voters in the Nov. 4 municipal election? STAY TUNED! Staff writer MariAn Gail Brown […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport kids to participate in Olympic event

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From the city of Bridgeport, about a program launched last year: Lighthouse After School students to show off skating skills in NYC Mayor Finch to send students on their way to the ‘100 Day Countdown to Sochi’ event in New York’s Times Square WHAT:  On Tuesday, October 29, Mayor Bill Finch and the City of […] [Read More]
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What goes around …

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Bridgeport cop Doug Bepko, previously prosecuted for assaulting his former girlfriend was assaulted by a woman Sunday. Police said Ashley Adams kneed Bepko in the groin and punched him in the face. Adams, 23, was charged with assault on a police officer, second-degree assault and breach of peace. She was released after posting $75,000 bond [Read More]
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Pooch with ‘tude — photo bombs Westport selectman candidates

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Jim Marpe and Avi Kaner, who are running for seats on Westport’s Board of Selectman, made a pitch for votes at Compo Beach Sunday afternoon, where droves of folks were enjoying the day, tossing balls for their dogs and allowing them to run in the water. Marpe is running for first selectman, and Kaner is […] [Read More]

Bridgeport kids take on science experiments

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Bridgeport eighth graders will get a chance to conduct field experiments on local wetlands as part of the  Connecticut Audubon Society’s Science in Nature program. The school system’s science specialist, Angela Bhushan will bring 50 Curiale School eighth graders to CSA’s Larsen Sanctuary, in Fairfield, Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for a day of conservation science […] [Read More]
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Hey taxi: A fare beef in Monroe

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MONROE — A Woodbridge man had a beef with a Bridgeport taxi driver. The dispute sprang from the cost of going from Point A (in Bridgeport) to Point B (somewhere in Monroe). The cab driver from Derby stopped for gas en route to his passenger’s destination Friday night for gas. When it came time to […] [Read More]