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It’s time to order your wreath from the Easton Garden Club

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We just received this press release from the Easton Garden Club: EASTON, CT, November 4, 2013 – The Easton Garden Club (EGC) is holding its Annual Wreath Sale featuring Holiday Poinsettias, Wreaths and White Pine Roping. They will also host a Holiday Boutique & Botanical Ornament Sale also on the Day of pick up. Beautiful […] [Read More]

Attny: Vallas State Supreme Court case not moot

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BRIDGEPORT — A Connecticut Supreme Court decision on whether Paul Vallas is qualified to hold the job of schools superintendent has been dulled quite a bit in the past week but it is still alive. First Vallas lost the support of a majority of the school board with last Tuesday’s election, making his tenure in the district […] [Read More]
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Bus, police car crash near New Haven Green

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Officials say more than a dozen people have been injured in a collision between a police cruiser and a bus in New Haven. Police say the cruiser was responding to a call at the train station just before 11 a.m. Monday when it collided with the bus near New Haven Green. The officer, Victor Herrera, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport man gets two years for kidnapping, sexual assault

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A Bridgeport man who has been in jail for a year will have another year to serve before he he is deported after sexually assaulting his former Norwalk girlfriend a little more than a year ago. Henry Morales, 36, of 23 Trowell St., was sentenced to two years in jail by Judge Richard Comerford at […] [Read More]
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I-95 tractor-trailer accident in Bridgeport

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There was a tractor trailer vs. car accident on I-95 Northbound between Exits 27A and 28 late Monday afternoon. The right lane was closed for about an hour. Exit 26 Bridgeport. Live cam Exit 27 Bridgeport. Live cam Exit 28 Bridgeport.   [Read More]
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Port Jeff artists excited about exchange with “sister” Bridgeport

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Bridgeport’s efforts to become a magnet for creative types have attracted the attention of the Port Jefferson, New York art scene a ferry ride across Long Island Sound. This month the Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and the Bridgeport Arts and Cultural Council have teamed up for an exchange. Works by Port Jeff artists will […] [Read More]
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Widow of WWII veteran to receive his medals

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Today, on Veterans Day, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal will present military honors to Elena DelGrande, the widow of  World War II veteran Joseph DelGrande, of Bridgeport. Mrs. DelGrande will accept the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with one Silver Star, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one Bronze Star, and the […] [Read More]
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Senior center to temporarily close

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BRIDGEPORT — The City’s Eisenhower Senior Center will close from Nov. 15 through 22 to prepare to move to its new location at 307 Golden Hill St. Seniors will continue to be able to access the swimming pool through the Elm Street entrance at all times. A grand opening for the new senior center, at […] [Read More]
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