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  1. Latest fires among many in BridgeportRead the original story

    16 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Bridgeport firefighters battle a fire in a four family house at 100 Lindley Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, March 2, 2015.

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  2. Hartford Consortium Gets $200K Grant To Support Student ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Hartford Consortium for Higher Education has been awarded $200,000 from Bank of America to expand its efforts preparing and mentoring students for college and the workforce, officials said. The two-year grant, part of the bank's Neighborhood Builders program for nonprofits, will support Career Beginnings, a college access initiative, and give a boost to Jr. Apprentice, a job training program in its second year at Bulkeley High School that offers paid work experience to about 15 to 20 students, said Martin Estey, the consortium's executive director.

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  3. Man Accused of Fighting with Girlfriend on Fairfield University Campus Over Cell PhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    A Bridgeport man is accused of fighting with his girlfriend on the Fairfield University campus after she found out from his cell phone that he was allegedly cheating on her and making fun of her disabled son , according to the Fairfield Citizen. The Citizen reports that Carlos Maldonado, 28, who used to work at Fairfield University but was let go in 2011 and told to stay off campus, was arrested Monday morning after confronting his girlfriend because he thought she had taken his cell phone.

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  4. Man Charged After Weekend Shooting In MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CTNow.com

    A Bridgeport man shot by a man legally possessing a gun in a parking garage on Sunday morning is facing attempted murder charges, police said. Rumone Richard, 23, of Wayne Street, is in serious condition after he and another man approached a group in the parking garage that had just left Eli's Tavern about 1:30 a.m. demanding their possessions and guns were fired, police said.

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  5. Convicted felon charged in downtown Milford shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    A Bridgeport man is charged with attempted murder and other crimes in connection with Sunday morning's shooting in downtown Milford. Milford police say 23-year-old Rumone Richard pointed a gun at a group of people after he and another man approached them in a parking garage and demanded their belongings.

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  6. Most Recent Job Openings Near Weston-Redding-EastonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    POTENTIAL NEW BUSINESS Job Apply now Compass Group USA Date: Feb 26, 2015 Location: Western, CT, US Our associates' experience and knowledge are our... Job Description - Executive Team Leader in Training: Connecticut Job Description Executive Team Leader in Training: Connecticut JOIN US AS AN...17 hours ago from Target Job Snapshot Hiring Company: Gecko Employee Type: Full-time/Part-time Location: Bridgeport, CT Job Type: Skilled Industrial Salary: $37,000 - $41,000 Job Description Restaurant... Providing executive-level administrative support to the head of the Client Service department.

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  7. Former Fairfield University Contract Employee Charged In Campus AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fairfield Daily Voice

    ... after the university's Department of Public Safety reported that Carlos Maldonado, 28, of Black Rock Avenue, Bridgeport, struck the woman in the face, causing her to bleed from the nose, police said. According to the police report, the altercation ...

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  8. Glastonbury Chamber Planning June Farm FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    During a recent brainstorming session, marketing and communications manager Chip McCabe along with membership manager Tina Lorentzen came up with an idea of hosting a Connecticut version of Farm Aid with bands, food trucks and a farmers market. "Glastonbury has such a rich farming tradition," McCabe said.

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  9. Extraordinary Life: Scholar, Scientist, And Serious ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Felix Bronner, who worked at UConn Health in Farmington and was a pioneer in the study of ways calcium affects the body, also was a serious artist who specialized in collage and oil paintings. Bronner, a West Hartford resident for more than 40 years, died in February at age 93. Felix Bronner, who worked at UConn Health in Farmington and was a pioneer in the study of ways calcium affects the body, also was a serious artist who specialized in collage and oil paintings.

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  10. Milford Police: Sunday's Double Shooting Details Emerge; Patrons Ambushed by GunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... wounded suspect, who is listed in serious condition, is identified as Rumone Richard, 23, of 268 Wayne Street in Bridgeport, police said. Police are continuing with this investigation and ask anyone with information regarding this incident to ...

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  11. Ex-Fairfield U. employee charged after fracas with girlfriend on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... ff campus. He was released on a $5,000 bond and was scheduled to have appeared Tuesday at state Superior Court in Bridgeport.

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  12. Downtown Milford shooting was result of attempted robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

    ... wounded suspect, who is listed in serious condition, is identified as Rumone Richard, 23, of 268 Wayne Street in Bridgeport. Police are continuing with this investigation and ask anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Milford ...

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  13. Former Stratford Pastor Accused Of Stealing From EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - A former Stratford pastor awaiting trial on accusations he fleeced a parishioner of most of her life savings has been charged with stealing more than $200,000 from a Trumbull man's estate.

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  14. Weather service: February sets record for cold at Long Island MacArthur AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... January 1981, with 19.5 and 19.6 degrees, respectively. Two of the weather service's other monitoring sites -- Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Kennedy Airport, both with data going back to 1948 -- also beat their previous records this year for coldest ...

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  15. Backyard Committee Plays Emerge Fest At Outer SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CTNow.com

    ... outfit, and with the hockey-themed Zambonis. For 10 years, he played guitar and bass in the Alternate Routes, a Bridgeport-based band. In 2009, he formed the Backyard Committee to give his original songs an outlet; they've since released two studio ...

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  16. Simsbury Students To Play At Town-Wide Orchestra FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    More than 100 orchestra students will join award-winning composer and conductor Brian Balmages for the 2015 Town-Wide Orchestra Festival. The festival will be held at 7 p.m. on March 14 at the Simsbury High School auditorium, located at 34 Farms Village Road.

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  17. Sierra Club and Bridgeport Community Demand Clean Air for FamiliesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    On Friday, electric grid operator ISO New England announced through the results of its Forward Capacity Auction that PSEG's Bridgeport coal plant operation would be extended until 2019. By continuing with the status quo, PSEG has ignored a recent vote of the City Council calling for the retirement of the plant and vocal community activism seeking the same.

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  18. GOP critic: Gov. redistributing income from rich towns to citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Canaan News-Review

    A leading GOP critic of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has accused the second-term Democrat of redistributing income from wealthy towns such as Greenwich to poor cities like Bridgeport, drawing new scrutiny to what is the widest wealth gap of any state in the nation. State Sen. Toni Boucher , R-Wilton, emailed her supporters a link Sunday night to a series of interactive maps -- incorporating 2012 data from the state Department of Revenue Services -- that she said illustrate the inequity in municipal aid distributed by the state.

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  19. Taxi drivers, Uber clash over licensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    ... badly. They charge double on bad days. They are like thieves," Paglieri said. On the other hand, Noe Castro , a Bridgeport resident and an Uber driver, said Uber offers a better service, which is why it's successful. "My rides tell me they have had ...

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  20. Nancy K. LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Capital Weekly

    Nancy was born March 7, 1934, in Bridgeport, Conn., the daughter of Edward and Dora Ward Knopf. She was raised in Trumbull, Conn., the oldest of four children.

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