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Sen. Murphy talks to fifth graders about child abuse

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BRIDGEPORT – U.S. Senator Chris Murphy will be at Wilbur Cross Elementary School this morning to talk to fifth graders about child abuse. The 9:30 a.m. visit is in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. He will read a book on the topic and discuss the issue according to his press aide.  Afterwards, he will […] [Read More]
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Student run fish market returns

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Angie’s at Aqua, a student-run seafood market at the Bridgeport Aquaculture School, will be open 3 to 6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday this week. Walk-ins are welcome but email orders are also taken when submitted by 8 a.m. on the day of pick up. Cash sales only. The market is located at 60 St. Stephens Road, […] [Read More]
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Wallingford to tell Common Core crew how it’s done

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HARTFORD – Searching for ways to make the state’s Common Core standards more palatable for all, a task force formed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will hear Wednesday from Wallingford Schools Superintendent Salvatore Menzo. Menzo is to share best practices from his district. The task force meets from 4:30 to 6:40 p.m. in the Cromwell High School […] [Read More]
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Finance committee discusses in-kind

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BRIDGEPORT – In-kind services are a hot topic these days when it comes to what the city says it contributes towards the school district and whether it should count toward the state-mandated Minimum Budget Requirement. With that in mind, the city school board’s finance committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 305 of […] [Read More]
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Funny Money comes to Ansonia, Stratford

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  I admit I’ve never seen the show so don’t know if it is any good but Cooking Channel host James Cunningham of Eat St. will be giving out “money” and financial advice when he brings his Funny Money assembly program to schools in Connecticut this week – all reportedly at no cost to the […] [Read More]
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Holocaust Remembrance at Fairfield University

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FAIRFIELD  - Holocaust Remembrance Day will be marked by two events at Fairfield University  – a lecture and the annual Holocaust Remembrance Service. The public is welcome to both events, which are free.  Scholar and author Barbie Zelizer, Ph.D., will deliver a lecture entitled, “Remembering to Forget: Images of the Holocaust,” at 7 p.m.,  Thursday, […] [Read More]
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Bridgeport kids get a slight report card reprieve

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BRIDGEPORT – Listen up Bridgeport Public School parents. Forget what your school calendar says. There will be no half day of school on April 23 and 24. There will be no report card conferences. At least not this week. IT glitches that managed to foul up the district website a week ago also apparently played […] [Read More]
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East side Children’s Fair planned

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Bridgeport – A children’s fair will be held Friday, April 25, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Marin School, 479 Helen Street. The event is free. There will be music, dance, snacks, arts and crafts, community resources and door prizes. [Read More]
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