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  1. Tax cut for East Side housing on holdRead the original story

    24 min ago | Connecticut Post

    ... Crossing, JHM's ambitious, 177-unit, mixed income project has become the flash point of a contentious debate over Bridgeport's use of subsidies to lure investment. Meanwhile, ex-Mayor Joseph Ganim has accused Finch of giving away the store to JHM, ...

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  2. Minors shut out of Bass Pro jobs fairRead the original story

    29 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A jobs fair to hire workers for the first major business at Bridgeport's Steelpointe Harbor is raising questions about work for minors. Bass Pro Shops, the anchor retail tenant in a development that has taken decades to come to fruition, is advertising a hiring event as open to people 18 and over.

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  3. 2 Men Charged in Violent Stratford Home Invasion; 4 People Pistol Whipped: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Patch.com

    Stratford police say two Bridgeport men are accused of committing a violent home invasion in town, in which they are alleged to have pistol-whipped four victims, held them at gunpoint and then allegedly stole from them. Police said it all began at 2:30 a.m. when they responded to a Birdseye Street home for the reported home invasion.

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  4. Cops: Two Bridgeport men involved in pistol whipping home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Connecticut Post

    ... Bureau located the suspects at a local hotel at 360 Honeyspot road. Victor Larrea, 34, of Dover Street in Bridgeport and Jonathan Ortega, 30, of Wood Avenue in Bridgeport were arrested and charged with numerous offenses including home invasion, ...

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  5. Man linked to French Connection ring fighting new drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    ... played a key role in his arrest. Catino filed a motion this year asking U.S. District Judge Warren Eginton in Bridgeport to reconsider a 2013 ruling in which Eginton rejected Catino's request for a hearing on whether the wiretap evidence should be ...

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  6. Work stopped at downtown Bridgeport building rehabRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Reconstruction at the Jayson-Newfield Building on Main and Golden Hill streets in Bridgeport has come to a halt over a dispute between the developer and a contractor. Photo: Christian Abraham / Christian Abraham The Jayson-Newfield project at the corner of Main and Golden Hill streets is combining two century-old buildings into one structure that is to include apartments and ground-level retail. 1 comment

  7. Westport Town Controller Ken Alexander Dies At 64Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Westport Daily Voice

    ... the financial strength of this town was admirable." Alexander was previously a longtime employee at City Trust in Bridgeport. He was born in Bridgeport, and remained an area resident all his life, graduating from Fairfield Prep and Fairfield ...

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  8. Connecticut school funding trial finally headed to trial?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport's Interim Schools Superintendent Fran Rabinowitz is among those who recently gave depositions in preparation for the school funding trial set to start in October 2015 Photo: Christian Abraham / Christian Abraham After a decade worth of delays a trial to determine if the state is paying its share toward an adequate and equitably funded public school system may finally get under way this fall. The Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education v.

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  9. Another crash at dangerous Bridgeport intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Two cars were involved in an accident in downtown Bridgeport on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the State Street and Lafayette Boulevard intersection. Photo: Frank Juliano /Connecticut Post Firefighters prepare to clean up puddle of green anti-freeze from crash at Lafayette and State in Bridgeport.

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  10. Toddler struck by car in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... Coughlin wrote in a press release The mother did not witness the accident, he said. The girl was brought to Bridgeport Hospital and the driver of the vehicle was issued an infraction for operating without a license, the police department spokesman ...

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  11. Whitehead bio now available as an e-bookRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    "Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight" is available at www.gustavewhiteheadbook.com, Amazon; local libraries: Fairfield, Stratford, Bridgeport, and Pequot ; the Fairfield Museum Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed Photo "Gustave Whitehead: First in Flight" is available at www.gustavewhiteheadbook.com, Amazon; local libraries: Fairfield, Stratford, Bridgeport, and Pequot ; the Fairfield Museum (they have 2 for their collection and 8 for sale Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed Photo Andy Kosch, of Fairfield, shows off his progress on the new Whitehead Flyer he's building at Captain's Cove in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  12. Non-violence summit set in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Connecticut Against Violence will hold its third annual Back to School Summit on Friday, September 4, at Housatonic Community College. The morning long event will feature interactive workshops, forums and a host of speakers who will drive home teh anti-violence message.

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  13. Bull Market Losing Biggest Supporter as Apple Caps 10% SlideRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... helps manage $5.6 billion as director of asset allocation strategy at People's United Bank Wealth Management in Bridgeport, Connecticut. At the same time, "the market has held up while Apple is trading down," he said. "Investors have to come to ...

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  14. Blumenthal, Murphy criticize federal transit billRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... he has called for $570 million. Had such a system been in effect, it might have prevented the May 2013 crash in Bridgeport that injured 76 people; the December, 2013 Metro-North derailment in the Bronx that killed four; as well as this year's fatal ... 2 comments

  15. Theatre Arts Students At Danbury's WCSU Perform Free Shows In BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Danbury Daily Voice

    A professor, five alumni and two students from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury will perform for five days as part of a CT Free Shakespeare production. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 9, the WCSU community members will show their skills in Pedro Calederon de la Barca's light-hearted musical comedy "Mornings of April and May" at Bridgeport's Beardsley Zoo.

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  16. Munn III v. Hotchkiss SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    ... Dana LLP, New Haven, CT, on the brief), for Defendant-Appellant. Antonio Ponvert III, Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, Bridgeport, CT (Alinor C. Sterling, Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, Bridgeport, CT, on the brief), for Plaintiffs-Appellees. Cara Munn and her ...

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  17. Bluefish fall to DucksRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Cody Puckett delivered a run-scoring single in the third inning and Mike Blanke followed with a bases-clearing double to highlight the Long Island Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish on Monday morning at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip, Long Island. Bridgeport struck first on Welington Dotel's RBI double in the third inning off of Ducks starter Bruce Kern.

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  18. UConn's Ollie looks forward to - excellent season'Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | News Times

    UCONN Men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie is introduced as the celebrity speaker at the annual St. Vincent's Swim Across the Sound benefit breakfast at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

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  19. Finch ally wants Ganim's cash probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    A political ally of Mayor Bill Finch's, citing opponent Joseph Ganim's conviction for public corruption, wants state elections officials to sniff around Ganim's Democratic primary war chest for funny business. Ganim, the-ex Bridgeport mayor who after months of teasing in May launched a campaign challenging Finch for his old job, managed to raise $200,000 by July.

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  20. Finch has new cops, fire flackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Ganim over Finch, despite Ganim's prior conviction in 2003 for public corruption after a 12 year stint running Bridgeport. Broesder was hired last year to replace Elaine Ficarra. While Ficarra's resume had more of an artistic bent - she at one time ...

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