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  1. exit-arrow-Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Three city schools that are, or were, "Commissioner's Network" Schools plus Bullard Havens will share in nearly $1.3 million in state bonding funds approved Tuesday. In line for the cash are: James S. Curiale School, which will get $178,750; Paul Lawrence Dunbar School which will get $136,300 and Luis Munoz Marin School, which will get $189,350.

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  2. Hennessy backs Foster for mayorRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    State Rep. Jack Hennessy, D-Bridgeport, has formally endorsed businesswoman Mary-Jane Foster for mayor in the contentious Democratic primary against incumbent Bill Finch. She is portraying herself as an alternative to the two marquee names in the Sept.

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  3. Northbound Rte. 8 resurfacing to cause lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    A section of northbound Route 8 from Stratford to Shelton is being resurfaced from July 27, to approximately Nov. 1, 2015. The nighttime resurfacing of northbound Route 8 has begun and that means periodic lane closures on the main highway between Bridgeport and the Naugatuck Valley.

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    Yesterday | Connecticut Post

    Following the success of companies like Uber, a local entrepreneur has founded a company in Stamford that aims to simplify the necessary if sometimes inconvenient act of getting a haircut. Doorbell Barbers, founded by Stratford resident Christian Iannucci, wants to redefine the haircut.

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  5. Ganim's 2K; MJF backed by CCAGRead the original story

    Monday | Connecticut Post

    Bridgeport mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster gives a speech to supporters as she opens her campaign headquarters at 300 Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, July 6, 2015.

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  6. Bridgeport homicide victim had violent pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Connecticut Post

    The 39-year-old Willis, who in the mid-1990s vigorously defended the drug trade in the Trumbull Gardens housing project, had been out of prison about two years for dealing drugs when police said he was found shot to death Sunday afternoon in a car on a West Side street. Hill, an employee of the Rootsman Kitchen on Park Avenue, was killed Saturday night outside the restaurant. 3 comments

  7. Bluefish finish series sweep of Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Connecticut Post

    Luis Rodriguez 's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Bridgeport Bluefish over the Long Island Ducks 2-1 on Sunday evening at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The Bluefish struck first, taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning on Josh Prince's solo homer off Long Island's Bobby Blevins.

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  8. Trumbull Dems nominate Herbst's opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Connecticut Post

    As party nominations get handed out this week for the first selectman race, the two candidates seem to have the same idea - the town is great, but let's make it better. First Selectman Timothy Herbst said he plans to unveil his Trumbull 2025 plan when he receives his party's nomination Monday night at Marisa's Restaurant.

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  9. Man found dead in car in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Connecticut Post

    Police are investigating the discovery Sunday afternoon of man found slumped over the wheel of his car at 36 Staples Street.

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  10. Family donates shoes to fight eating disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Connecticut Post

    Elizabeth Laudadio and her mom Lisa Gfeller hold up two of her sister Kathryn Laudadio's more than 200 pairs of designer shoes Friday, July 24, 2015, at Gfeller's home in Bridgeport, Conn. Kathryn, who died after a battle with anorexia and bipolar disorder, was a fashionista and her vast collection of shoes is being listed on Fashion Project, a charitable re-commerce platform, with 55 percent of the proceeds going to Project HEAL, a treatment facility for eating disorder sufferers.

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  11. Father and son conquer Swim Across the SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Connecticut Post

    A swimmer makes his way to the finish line during St. Vincent's 28th Annual SWIM Across the Sound marathon at Captain's Cove Seaport in Bridgeport, Conn., on Saturday July 25, 2015. A pair of swimmers reach the finish line together during St. Vincent's 28th Annual SWIM Across the Sound marathon at Captain's Cove Seaport in Bridgeport, Conn., on Saturday July 25, 2015.

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    Saturday Jul 25 | Connecticut Post

    The state Department of Transportation is planning to improve the pavement of a 4.2-mile stretch of I-95 from New England Avenue in Fairfield to Beardsley Street in Bridgeport. DOT says it's part of a "pavement preservation project" intended to extend the life of the existing pavement with "cost-effective treatment."

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  13. WPKN: A half-century in the grooveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Connecticut Post

    Music Director Howard Thompson hosts his show "Pure" on WPKN 89.5 Friday, July 17, 2015, at their studio on the campus of the University of Bridgeport. Steven di Costanzo, general manager at WPKN 89.5, walks past the station's vast collection of LPs Friday, July 17, 2015, at their studio on the campus of the University of Bridgeport.

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  14. Mitigation planning on Connecticut college campusesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Connecticut Post

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, flanked by Gov. Dannel Malloy, left, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, addresses FEMA's response to Hurricane Sandy at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Thursday, November 1, 2012. HARTFORD -The Board of Regents for Higher Education will hold a public forum to discuss the development of a Multi-Campus Hazard Mitigation Plan on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 3 to 4 p.m., at the Board of Regents, 61 Woodland St., Hartford.

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  15. Sailor indicted for taking photos inside nuke subRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Connecticut Post

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria departs Souda Bay, Greece. Alexandria is homeported in Groton, Conn.

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  16. Services honor fallen Bridgeport firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Connecticut Post

    The two firefighters who died in a house fire in 2010; Lt. Steven Velasquez and Michel Baik.

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  17. Biggest book sale around begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Connecticut Post

    Toeing the line -- crowd waits to gain entry to a previous Summer Book Sale at the Pequot Library. This year's sale opens Friday and runs through Tuesday.

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  18. Tombstone artist opens studio in BriddgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Connecticut Post

    Owner Jim Bria, second from left, and Mayor Bill Finch, hold the scissors after the ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening outside of Artista Studios on July 22, 2015. A monument that is in the process of being carved by Bria at Artista Studios in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  19. How much will you spend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Connecticut Post

    Hallen Elementary School kindergarten students Jamaya Irby and Travis Dyer check out the back-to-school supplies in their new backpacks Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Conn. In this Aug. 2, 2007 file photo, bento box-style carriers are perfect if you like to bring lots of options for lunch. 1 comment

  20. Bridgeport teen arrested after car goes through fenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Connecticut Post

    Haris Jadadic, 18, of Bridgeport, is facing a variety of charges after the car he was driving crashed through a fence on Wilson Street Tuesday afternoon. An 18-year-old Bridgeport man lost control of his car Tuesday on Wilson Street and crashed through a fence.

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