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Author: Linda Conner Lambeck


Kelleher quits Bridgeport BOE

BRIDGEPORT – Democrat Jacqueline Kelleher has resigned from the city school board leaving a vacancy on the nine-member panel three months before the November election. In a letter to the board dated
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Bridgeport’s Back to School Bash

BRIDGEPORT – Not to dampen your summer, but school is around the corner. A Back to School Bash and Community Fair will be held Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Barnum School, 495
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A quick recap of Bridgeport school construction projects

Bridgeport – There is a whole lot of construction activity going on around the city this summer. Here is a quick recap. A new Longfellow school – Good news, bad news. Good news is that steel is going
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Bridgeport Public Schools Convocation set

BRIDGEPORT – The city school system is already gearing up for its annual convocation. It will be held 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 26 at Webster Bank Arena. The program is a welcome back for staff and
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Aiming for baskets and character in Bridgeport summer camp

  BRIDGEPORT – For the past three weeks at Curiale School and Harding High School, a three week summer camp has been staged that is one part basketball and three parts character development. The
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Shelton school board to interview for principal openings

Shelton – The city school board will hold a special meeting next week to interview candidates for principal at Booth Hill School and possibly Mohegan School. The meeting is set for 7:30 p.m.,
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Connecticut student historians celebrated

Hartford – An exhibition featuring projects created by History Day in Connecticut student historians will open to the public on Saturday, July 18 with an opening reception taking place from 1 – 4 p.m.
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backpacks new shoes

Westport’s Back to School assistance program set for August 3-7

WESTPORT – The Westport Department of Human Services will hold the town’s  2015 “Back to School Program”  Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7 at Town Hall. The program offers gift cards to
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rotary scholarships

Bridgeport Rotary Club Scholarship Awards

BRIDGEPORT – The Bridgeport Rotary Club, at its June 9 meeting, presented a total of $21,000 in scholarships. Seven Bridgeport high school students were each awarded $3,000.  Their schools, based on
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food drive

Seymour scout to benefit homeless shelter

SEYMOUR – Andrew Zehall, a Boy Scout at Troop 11 in Seymour and an Eagle Scout candidate, is conducting a nonperishable food drive at Stop & Shop, 15 Franklin Street, in Seymour on July 26. This
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