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Bridgeport man pleads guilty in Norwalk scooter murder

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Rather than face a jury and the possibility of spending the rest of his life in jail, a Bridgeport man who shot two rival gang members riding on motor scooter, killing one and maiming the other, made guilty pleas to murder and first-degree assault at the Stamford courthouse Wednesday afternoon. As a result of the […] [Read More]
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St. Vincent’s sued for $25 mil in sex assault case

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BRIDGEPORT – A Fairfield man, who a former nursing assistant at St. Vincent’s Medical Center has confessed to sexually assaulting in the hospital, filed a $25 million lawsuit against the hospital Thursday. “This is a Catholic hospital. I was very sick, and I chose St. Vincent’s because I trusted they would take care of me,” […] [Read More]
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Darwin Day Dinner set for Feb. 7 in Norwalk

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From a press release: Norwalk: The Seventh Annual Darwin Day Dinner in Fairfield County, Connecticut, to be held at 6:00 p.m. on February 7, at the Norwalk Inn & Conference Center, 99 East Avenue in Norwalk. The event costs $60 per person, which includes dinner as well as a talk on “Aesthetic Evolution by Mate […] [Read More]
Marc Chagall's 1939 work,  "A Midsummer Nights-Dream."

Chagall’s granddaughter to speak at Congregation B’nai Israel Feb. 6

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From a press release: BRIDGEPORT — New York City based floral designer Bella Meyer, granddaughter of renowned Russian-French artist Marc Chagall, will speak about Chagall’s artistic vision and what life was like with an illustrious grandpa on Friday February 6 at 8:15 pm at Congregation B’nai Israel, 2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport. Ms. Meyer was born […] [Read More]
Categories: Arts, Bridgeport, Fine Arts
Roman Rodriguez and Benito Olguin install solar panels atop a new home in a Lennar housing development in Irvine, Calif.

Milford hosting solar power workshop Jan. 28th

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From a press release: Milford, CT —Milford residents are invited to attend Solarize Milford’s second workshop in City Hall on January 28th at 7PM. The kickoff session on December 4 attracted a standing room only crowd interested in learning about the potential for them to obtain a solar system for their homes and the various […] [Read More]
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Milford Farmer’s Market looking for vendors

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Milford — The Downtown Milford Farmer’s Market is looking for vendors and participants as the 2015 season approaches. The farmer’s market will be run by new market masters this year, Scratch Baking’s own Lesli Flick and Alex Malaspinas. The market will run 15 weeks from June 20th to September 26th from 9AM-1PM every Saturday in […] [Read More]

Police chief defends driving, Cadillac

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BRIDGEPORT –Police Chief Joseph Gaudett Jr. defended both his driving and his city-owned Cadillac Escalade when he took the witness stand Wednesday. Gaudett, who is being sued by a Bridgeport couple who claim he crashed into their car on a downtown street while on his cell phone, not only denied doing anything wrong but contended […] [Read More]
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Corrections officer arrested in fatal crash that killed Bridgeport woman

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BRIDGEPORT – A corrections officer was arrested in the fatal motor vehicle crash that killed a Bridgeport woman last month on Boston Avenue. Patricia Daniels was arrested by Bridgeport Police Wednesday in connection with the crash. “We were able to serve the warrant without incident,” said Police Capt. A.J. Perez. The corrections officer was previously […] [Read More]
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