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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

: December, 2010

‘Let The Guy Who Put The Snow There Take It Away’

It’s one of Bridgeport’s legendary lines: “God put the snow there…let Him take it away.” Bridgeport’s penny-pinching Socialist Mayor Jasper McLevy, 1933-57, received credit for the declaration
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Didn’t Family Guy Know Bridgeport Is Camelot?

 I prefer this quote about Bridgeport: So I gave up the idea of a circus, and concluded he was from an asylum. But we never came to an asylum—so I was up a stump, as you may say. I asked him how far
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Only In Bridgeport, 25 Years Young

In 1986 Bridgeport celebrated its 150th birthday. I had to come up with a title of a book to commemorate the city’s history. It seemed to me that with all the odd stuff that happens in the state’s
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Caruso Feels The Delegation Love

Get a load of the love State Rep. Chris Caruso is receiving from members of the city’s legislative delegation that elected him leader for the General Assembly session that begins in January. Who says
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