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Family displaced by Bridgeport house fire

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BRIDGEPORT — Seven people have been given emergency housing and other support after a fire ripped through their Black Rock Avenue home Thursday night. The one alarm fire at 270 Black Rock Avenue was reported at 9:37 p.m.  The 2 1/2 story wood frame dwelling had heavy damage on the first floor, and moderate damage […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Quantum friction offers idea for data storage

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From a press release: New Haven — Physicists at Yale University have observed a new form of quantum friction that could serve as a basis for robust information storage in quantum computers in the future. The researchers are building upon decades of research, experimentally demonstrating a procedure theorized nearly 30 years ago. The results appear […] [Read More]
The USS Quincy (CA-39) in a photo take in the late 1930s. She was sung during  the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

‘The Loss of the USS Quincy’ topic at Stratford Library discussion

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From a press release: STRATFORD — The Stratford Library continues “Sunday Afternoon Talks”, its monthly series of informative and entertaining talks featuring prominent local guest speakers, on Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm with Bob Begin who will discuss “The Loss of the USS Quincy”. “Sunday Afternoon Talks” is free and open to the public. […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, historic
Jessica Myers and Brian Michael Riley are featured in the Square One Theatre production of the David Lindsay-Abaire play opening at the Stratford Theatre on March 6.

“Marshmallow Man” guest on WPKN Friday at noon

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — Brian Michael Riley, one of the featured actors in Square One Theatre’s upcoming production of Good People, will be a special guest on WPKN’s State of the Arts radio show (89.5 on your FM dial) this Friday, February 27 from 12noon-1pm. Brian is scheduled to talk about his role […] [Read More]

Two men sentenced for running drug operation in Bridgeport

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Two men that police say ran a drug organization from the Trumbull Gardens Housing Complex in Bridgeport were handed down stiff sentences in federal court this week. Ronell Hanks, 25, of Bridgeport was sentenced Thursday to 17-years imprisonment, followed by five-years of supervised release by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Mom collapses at sight of daughter’s grisly remains

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BRIDGEPORT – For the past two and a half weeks Corrinna Martin has patiently sat on a bench outside a Main Street courtroom spared from the grisly particulars of her daughter’s death. But Thursday morning, buoyed by the fact that the trial of Alyssiah Marie Wiley’s alleged killer was coming to an end, Martin decided […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Stratford High sending students home early

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UPDATE 3:30 PM The district says Stratford Town Engineers have finished their assessment at Stratford High School and have deemed the building safe, according to a page on its website. Classes will resume tomorrow, Friday, February 27, 2015. UPDATE 1:30 PM Supt. Janet Robinson says the town engineer and representatives of Turner Construction are still […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Cops: Milford man left feces, trashed hotel room

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MILFORD – The trashed scene of local hotel room looked like a night of wild rock-star antics or from a Hollywood movie about drunken nights  but it led to one man’s arrest recently. Michael Torento, 20, of Lenox Avenue was arrested Saturday after cops received a complaint from a hotel that a room he rented was […] [Read More]
Categories: General