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New development raises hope in the East End
It's just 30 new apartments, but in the low-income, development-starved East End, it raises hope that further investment will follow.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
City costs rise for developer's driveway
Make that a $500,000 driveway the city has built for millionaire developer Manuel "Manny" Moutinho by Sikorsky Memorial Airport .
Hold off on Whitehead house demolition
Fairfield town officials should issue an emergency order to postpone demolition of the Gustave Whitehead house at 184 Alvin St. for 60 days and give historians and state officials time to consider ways to save it.
Big Jim and Anna Show Cliff Notes: Thursday, 4/17/14
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Cops, with kids, train for school
With beads of sweat forming on his forehead, James Spodnik, a school security officer, held a gun in one hand and the belt of another officer in the other, as he inched backward down a darkened second-floor corridor Wednesday at Cesar Batalla School.
Bridgeport cops, with kids, train for school crises
James Spodnik, a security officer at Fairchild-Wheeler Multi-Magnet High School, is in the point position during "active shooter" training Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Cesar Batalla School in Bridgeport, Conn.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Historic aviator's house may get
"I took it upon myself to do a title search on this house," said Melanie Marks, founder and president of Connecticut House Histories.
Mayors tap Two Roads beer keg in honor of city foundings
People are invited to Two Roads in Stratford as Mayor John Harkins of Stratford, Mayor Ben Blake of Milford, and First Selectman Michael Tetreau of Fairfield celebrate the 375th anniversary of each of their respective towns by taking part in the tapping of the first keg of Two Roads' "Hizzoner" Maibock this Thursday at 5:30 p.m. There's a long ... (more)
Mon Apr 14, 2014
I-95 exit in Stratford gains traction
Construction continues on one of the I-95 approach bridges in Stratford, part of the larger Moses Wheeler Bridge replacement project, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Demo permit issued for Whitehead house in Fairfield
A demolition permit was issued for the Alvin Street house where aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead once lived in Fairfield, Conn.Photo: Autumn Driscoll This is the house that was built by Gustave Whitehead, the man who may have been the first to build and fly a powered, heavier-than-air airship.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Square One Theatre Takes Irena's Vow into Stratford & Bunnell High Schools
Following the tremendous success of Square One Theatre 's mainstage production of Irena's Vow three seasons ago, teachers requested that it be presented to students in both Bunnell and Stratford High Schools to enhance the teaching unit about World War II and the holocaust.
Shakespeare Theatre 'White House' gets a cleaning
For years, the American Shakespeare Theatre on Elm Street played host to men and women who honed their skills on their way to becoming part of America's theatrical history.
Manufacturing survey finds more optimism, but hiring challenges
Frank Scott, a welder at Hubbell Electric Heater in Stratford, Conn. works on an electric heater.
Residents outraged at plans to relocate Stratford High School to Longbrook Park
Some Stratford residents say they are outraged that the new home for Stratford High School could be right in their backyard.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Manufacturers across Connecticut are more upbeat about their position in the improving economy, but while state government has taken steps to create a business-friendly environment, they say more can be done.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Stratford Restaurant Week Continues Through to Saturday
There's still time to explore some of the town's best culinary corners - and on the cheap! Restaurant Week, which is being jointly hosted by the Town of Stratford and the Stratford Chamber of Commerce, began on Sunday, April 6 will run through to this Saturday, April 12. Participating restaurants are offering special pricing on pre-fixed menu ... (more)
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Police Reports March 31 - April 9, 2014
After learning that police held a warrant for her arrest, Sandra Ballard, 53, of Danbury went to the police station about 4:30 pm on April 2 and was charged with violation of probation, police report.
Lisa Davy isn't sure a survey to be given to more than 4,600 students in the town's public schools is such a good idea.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Milford Police Blotter: Striking An Officer, Assault, Disorderly Conduct
Matthew Frost, 22, of Summit Avenue in Milford, was charged April 4 with assault on a police officer.
Nor'Yeaster: Two Roads to Release 3 New 'Brewery-Only' Beers
The following is a press release from the Stratford-based craft brewery Two Roads.