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What to know about tonight’s Elton John show

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  Sir Elton John returns to Bridgeport tonight for a show at the Webster Arena at Harbor Yard. It will be Elton’s second appearance at the Arena. He performed there in 2004. Bridgeport police and city officials are urging people to arrive early. “We’re thrilled to welcome back Elton John to Bridgeport and we’re expecting […] [Read More]
Categories: General

SHU and Ct. Audubon Society get $59k to build reefs at Stratford Point

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The Connecticut Audubon Society and Sacred Heart University received a $59,000 grant from Long Island Sound Futures Fund to build a reef and restore a salt marsh at Stratford Point. The project will be constructed on roughly 3.5 acres  of the 40-acre costal zone managed by Connecticut Audubon. A team of  SHU and Society staffers and […] [Read More]

Colony Grill to offer free pizza to vets, military on Veterans Day

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We recently received this press release from the Colony Grill: Colony Grill is offering free pizza on Monday, November 11, 2013, to any active, inactive, or retired United States Armed Services member. The offer is valid at all Colony Grill locations from 11:30am until closing on Veterans Day, and does not apply to take-out orders. […] [Read More]

Milford Concert Band to offer ‘Salute to Veterans’ Sunday Nov. 10th

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The Milford Concert Band, under the direction of Steven L. Saunders, will present “A Musical Salute to Our Veterans” on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3:30 p.m. at Milford City Hall, 110 River St. The concert will take place following the Milford’s Veterans Day parade, which will pay special tribute to Korean War veterans on the […] [Read More]

Police roll out signs to shut down speeders

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Got a lead foot when you behind the wheel? Well, you’d better let up while driving through Norwalk. The city’s police department said this week that it has purchased several new portable radar signs that can show a driver’s speed and collect traffic data. The signs will be put out in areas where residents have […] [Read More]
Categories: Crime, Traffic

Vet’s program at Christ Episcopal Church

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STRATFORD — The Christ Episcopal Church, 2000 Main St., will present a Veterans Day event on Sunday, Nov. 10,  following the 10 a.m. service. Scoutmaster Larry Sinko will lead a color guard of five Boy Scouts; the scouts will present each veteran in attendance with an American flag pin. Dorothy Cameron, the church organist, will […] [Read More]
Categories: Religion, Stratford, Veterans

Gas leak after crash ties up traffic

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A car accident in northern Fairfield caused a gas leak that briefly re-routed traffic in the northern part of town Thursday afternoon. The leak was reported at the intersection of Congress Street and Hillside Road at about 5 p.m. Emergency crews in the area said that a car had struck a pole in the area, […] [Read More]
Categories: Fairfield, Traffic

Fairfield U faces $500 mil abuse lawsuit

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A lawyer representing 21 young Haitian men who claim they were abused as children by Douglas Perlitz, filed a federal lawsuit against Fairfield University Thursday claiming school administrators failed to properly supervise Perlitz, whose charity they supported. [Read More]
Categories: General