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  1. Ex-U.K. resident charged in fatal wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Connecticut Post

    ... way and tried to warn him, but to no avail. The elderly couple were taken to St. Vincent 's Medical Center in Bridgeport, where Allen Finkenaur died on Christmas day from his injuries. His wife died 14 days later. "He said he is employed in the ...

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  2. Rabid raccoon bites Bridgeport manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Times

    A raccoon that bit a city resident last month has tested positive for rabies, a fatal illness that experts said is a constant concern in Fairfield County. "We do see a number of animal bites, with the concern that the patient has been exposed to rabies," said Dr. Rock Ferrigno , chairman of Bridgeport Hospital 's emergency department.

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  3. Obituary: Leroy A. Milewski, 97, of MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    ... W1VLS. He was an avid fisherman and boat enthusiast and was a life time member of the East End Yacht Club in Bridgeport. At age 23, Leroy earned his pilots' license and owned his own small airplane for many years. He ran an excavating business in ...

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  4. Realtor Charged With Threatening To Shoot Bank Employees In TrumbullRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Westport Daily Voice

    A Realtor from Bridgeport was charged with threatening to kill bank employees in Trumbull in a dispute over a transfer charge, the Connecticut Post reported. Lou Longwa, 56, who owns Longwa Realty at 1971 Main St. in Bridgeport, was charged Monday with threatening and breach of peace after the incident at Wells Fargo on Hawley Lane, the Post said. 3 comments

  5. Two Boots taking steps toward Stamford - cool'Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    Mystic Bowie and his band perform at Two Boots Pizza in Bridgeport, Conn. in June 2013. 4 comments

  6. Architectural firm in new agreement on pensionsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A revised settlement over pension funds at architectural firm Fletcher Thompson will take money directly from the managing partner's retirement account. In March 2015, the Bridgeport-based company was ordered to restore $485,000 to its retirement savings plan after the government discovered it had stopped putting deferrals from employee paychecks into the plan.

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  7. Meeting to focus on Bridgeport waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    A public meeting on planning for Bridgeport's waterfront will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. on the campus of the University of Bridgeport at The Schelfhaudt Gallery, 84 Iranistan Ave. For information, contact Lynn Haig in Bridgeport's Office of Planning and Economic Development at Lynn.Haig@bridgeportct.gov or 203-576-7317. 4 comments

  8. Here's who's taking female customers from SearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    Avid thrift shop hunters Maddie Rhodes and Jordan Rabidou at their home in Bridgeport, Conn. Rhodes is wearing a striped dress purchased at Goodwill in Westport, Conn.

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  9. Bridgeport racoon tests positive for rabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Connecticut Post

    The Bridgeport Department of Health is reporting that a raccoon that recently bit a city resident on Summerfield Avenue has tested positive for rabies. The incident occurred on Jan. 30 and Bridgeport Animal Control was called to the home where the resident was bitten.

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  10. Snow to keep falling across Southwestern ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Darien News-Review

    A woamn pushes a stroller through the wind and snow in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2016. 2 comments

  11. High School theology program to be hosted at Sacred Heart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... the Nativity at SHU on December 6, 2015. ... more FAIRFIELD - Sacred Heart University and the Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport have teamed up to host a week-long summer theology program for high school students. "The SHU Journey: To God and the World ...

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  12. School security to be beef up following social media threatRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Darien News-Review

    Buses arrive at the start of the school day at the Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, January 29, 2015.

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  13. More snow headed this wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Darien News-Review

    ... Conn. homm Feb. 5, 2016. A woman walks down the sidewalk on Harborview Ave. during an unexpected snowstorm in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. By time the storm ended early afternoon, there was a total of over 8 inches in the city and the ...

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  14. Siena women lose fifth in past 7 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Albany Times Union

    Kristin Schatzlein tied her career high with 22 points as Fairfield defeated Siena 67-55 Sunday in a women's basketball game at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. Schatzlein scored all nine of her second-half points in a decisive 14-3 run over the final 4 minutes, 40 seconds of the game, including back-to-back layups that pushed the lead to double figures with one minute left.

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  15. Cobb, Milin lead Fairfield to 80-70 victory over ManhattanRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | USA Today

    Curtis Cobb scored 20 points and Matija Milin added a career-high 19 points plus nine rebounds to lead Fairfield to an 80-70 victory over Manhattan on Sunday Cobb, Milin lead Fairfield to 80-70 victory over Manhattan Curtis Cobb scored 20 points and Matija Milin added a career-high 19 points plus nine rebounds to lead Fairfield to an 80-70 victory over Manhattan on Sunday Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Xctua6 BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Curtis Cobb scored 20 points and Matija Milin added a career-high 19 points plus nine rebounds to lead Fairfield to an 80-70 victory over Manhattan on Sunday.

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  16. Police: Man stabbed in the neck in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Connecticut Post

    Police are investigating a stabbing at West Liberty Street in Bridgeport, according a police spokesperson. A man was stabbed in the neck area shortly after 5 p.m., and was reportedly taken to the hospital by a female.

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  17. Police: School threat not credible; patrols boostedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | News12.com

    Police say extra patrols will be out at several schools in Stratford and Bridgeport on Monday, but there is no credible threat to the schools.

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  18. CT teen gets truck restored by Make-A-Wish FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | News12.com

    The owner of Redline Restorations, on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, tells News 12 that the young man had always dreamed of getting his antique truck restored. The Make-A-Wish Foundation has turned a dream into reality for a teen from southwestern Connecticut with a potentially fatal kidney condition.

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  19. Social Media Post Leads To More Security At Magnet School Serving FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    BRIDGEPORT/STRATFORD, Conn. - Police and school officials were working to beef up security at three schools in time for class Monday but said a threat circulated by students on social media last week was not credible, the Connecticut Post reported.

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  20. Tractor trailer vs. pole in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Connecticut Post

    There is a report of a utility pole and wires down at the intersection of Housatonic and North Avenues. A tractor trailer reportedly hit the pole around 4 p.m. There are no injuries, but the road in the area is closed.

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