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Free breakfast and lunch all summer long in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT – Breakfast and lunch is available to children age 18 and younger, free of charge at a number of city schools this summer. The program runs July 1, 2015 through August 7, 2o15. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Locations include: Barnum School, […] [Read More]
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Governor vetoes Ed commissioner bill

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A bill that would have required future education commissioners to have actual experience in education was reportedly vetoed by Gov. Malloy on Wednesday.  It did not sit well with Republican State Sen. Toni Boucher who along with Senate Minority leader Len Fasano sent out the following: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 1, 2015 Hartford, CT – […] [Read More]
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Committee to vet candidates for Bassick principal, district athletic director

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BRIDGEPORT – Just when you thought there would be a breather from constant, relentless school board meetings and committee meetings comes this — a meeting of the city school board’s Human Resources Committee. The panel is slated to meet at 5:30 p.m. July 1 to interview candidates for the following opening positions: The assistant direct […] [Read More]
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Joel Barlow select choir rocks on with Foreigner

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The 20-member Joel Barlow High School Select Choir recently sang on stage with the rock band, Foreigner, when it performed at  the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, CT. The concert was the kickoff of Foreigner and Kid Rock’s summer tour. In the middle of May, select choir director and 2014 Connecticut teacher of the year finalist, Juliane […] [Read More]
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Pereira wants her seat back on the Bridgeport Board of Education

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BRIDGEPORT — Former city school board member Maria Pereira is looking to reclaim a seat on the nine-member panel. Pereira announced her candidacy Friday at a fundraiser for Joe Ganim, according to Lennie Grimaldi’s Only In Bridgeport blog. Running with her will be Ben Walker, a Greenwich music teacher, and attorney Dennis Bradley. Walker has […] [Read More]
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Summer camp in nature’s classroom offers fun and unique learning experiences for children of all ages at The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield.

Nature camp in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD – The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield is running week-long camp sessions in a wide variety of formats through August. From investigating the mysteries of mud, to searching the ponds and meadows for signs of baby animals, to honing wilderness survival skills, the sessions take full advantage of the Larsen Sanctuary’s outdoor classroom […] [Read More]
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Career Exploration Program for high school students at HCC

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RIDGEPORT ‑ Housatonic Community College will host a career exploration program for high school students July 6-10. The program will expose high school students to career opportunities and academic requirements in seven career tracks: art, engineering and manufacturing, business, finance, human services and early childhood education, criminal justice and computer technology. Courses in each subject […] [Read More]
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Still stuck with something to do this summer?

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BRIDGEPORT – If you are still stuck with something to do this summer, check out this. In Milford, meanwhile, check out this. [Read More]
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