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  1. Cops: Seymour man arrested for kidnapping estranged wife.Read the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... fleeing at high speed, according to police. Police pursued the pickup truck onto Route 8 going south toward Bridgeport, before losing it near exit 14. A bulletin was issued to Fairfield County police departments Saturday urging them to be on the ...


  2. Massive fire scorches Bridgeport buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    A major fire broke out Friday afternoon near Stratford Avenue and Water Street in Bridgeport, officials say. Firefighters described the 2 p.m. blaze as one of the biggest seen in the city this year.


  3. Fire breaks out twice at abandoned Bridgeport buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Bridgeport firefighters battl a fire at an abandoned factory complex on Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday Sept. 4, 2015.


  4. Former Nursing Aide Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Gonzalo Flores, 54, was charged with sexually assaulting seven male patients, including a Fairfield man, during a 3-year period. Gonzalo Flores, a former nursing aide at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting seven male hospital patients, including a Fairfield man, during a three-year period, according to the Connecticut Post.


  5. Bridgeport crews respond to fire at Stratford Avenue buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTNH

    Report It! pictures from viewers at the scene show the fire at the site of a new AGI property. A ground breaking event was recently held at the location. There is a fire boat in Long Island Sound helping to get the fire out. 7 fire companies have been called to the scene.


  6. Man charged in domestic incident involving daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Westport News

    A 28-year-old man faces a series of charges in connection with what police called a domestic incident early Wednesday involving his daughter at a local residence. Vincent Caphanac, of Taft Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged with two counts of third-degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and second-degree criminal trespass.


  7. Civil War discussion on tap September 21Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

    ... public. The speaker will be Hamish Lutris, an associate professor of history at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. Lutris, formerly known as David Koch, has spoken many times at the Milford Library, and his last talk at the society was on ...


  8. Emergency Crews Battle Large Fire In BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Emergency crews are battling a large structure fire on Stratford Avenue near the Yellow Mill Bridge, according to fire officials.


  9. Fairfield to Host First Electric Vehicle ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Porsche of Fairfield, Tesla Motors, Toyota of Westport, Curran and Prestige VW, Karl Chevrolet, and BMW of Bridgeport. Electric bicycles will also be there, courtesy of Zane's Cycles. In addition to lowering carbon emissions, there are financial ...


  10. Herbst Lays Out Trumbull Sewer Use PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Trumbull First Selectman Tim Herbst outlined his reasoning for ditching Bridgeport and opting for a regional approach to Trumbull wastewater treatment. Herbst believes that the state wouldn't grant approval for Trumbull to create its own treatment plant and the cost of $120 to $140 million would be too much for residents to take on, according to the Trumbull Times.


  11. Rendezvous with the shipbuilding village of Port JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Avoiding stress and bumper-to-bumper traffic, the one hour port-to-port ride crosses the Long Island Sound to Bridgeport, Connecticut and cuts travel time back to Albany in half. Port Jeff is an adorable alternative to celebrity-studded towns with ... 1 comment

  12. South Glastonbury Home Selected for Award by Connecticut Green Building CouncilRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Steven Winter Associates, Inc., is pleased to announce that the Benker Residence in South Glastonbury, Connecticut, has been selected for the Residential Award of Merit by the Connecticut Green Building Council for its inclusion of significant energy efficiency and resiliency measures. Chosen from a highly competitive field of submissions, the net-zero energy residence will be honored at the 2015 CTGBC Green Building Awards ceremony taking place on September 17th in Bridgeport, CT.


  13. New in paperback: 'The Liar's Wife,' 'Sydney and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... who left Russia for a new life in the United States. The year is 1913; he works in the armament industry in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Shortly after his marriage to his American wife, Julia, he is wrongly accused of being an anarchist and is expelled ...


  14. Statewide Crime Down as Major Cities Drive Homicide RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Connecticut

    ... the high risk from the low risk, the dangerous from the not dangerous out." "If you were to take Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven out of the equation, murders are down 20 percent year over year," he said. In 2015, the figure is bumped up to 70 due ...


  15. Finch's political shock troops on the marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... The stated purpose was to attract investment, and certainly members of the business community have lamented Bridgeport does not do more advertising. But Foster in particular has argued the timing of the launch last fall was suspect and that Finch ...


  16. Former TV actor/lawyer/baseball club owner wants to be MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTNH

    ... Mayor Bill Finch has not shied away from saying that the former federal prison inmate can't be trusted, but Bridgeport primary voters do have an alternative. For nearly two decades, Mary Jane Foster was a successful actor on national television ...


  17. Westport Senior Center Hosts Lecture on Lyme DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Center has an important upcoming lecture on Lyme Disease scheduled for Thursday, September 10, from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Yale New Haven Health, this lecture will be lead by Dr. Zane Saul, MD and Chief of Infectious Disease at Bridgeport Hospital. The disease was named after the town of Lyme, Connecticut where it was discovered that deer ticks were behind an alarming number of mysterious rheumatoid arthritis cases that occurred among children in that and neighboring towns.


  18. Bridgeport has Working Families BOE candidates tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Greenwich Citizen

    "Karen and Dennis will make an excellent addition to Bridgeport's Board of Education," said Lindsay Farrell , executive director of the Connecticut Working Families Party, in a written statement. "They will stand with the families of Bridgeport and make sure every single student has access to a quality education."


  19. Mom of Trumbull Gardens shooting victim thanks policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    A Bridgeport woman whose son was killed in a deadly mass shooting in June spoke out Thursday to thank police. A Bridgeport woman whose son was killed in a deadly mass shooting in June spoke out Thursday to thank police.


  20. Bridgeport to get second hotel with Hampton Inn planned for Steelpointe HarborRead the original story

    Thursday | Greenwich Citizen

    The waterfront bulkhead at Steel Point in Bridgeport appears in this file photo. The Steel Point Harbor development will get a Hampton Inn, Mayor Bill Finch announced on Thursday. 1 comment

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