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    41 min ago | Fairfield Citizen-News

    Two Bridgeport men were taken into custody last Friday night after police said they were breaking into cars in the Jackman Avenue area. One of the men was found hiding in woods and the other behind bushes after a foot chase that apparently included some on-duty firefighters from Fire Station 3. Angel W. Alvarado-Vazquez, 33, of Fairfield Avenue, and Samuel Martinez, 43, of Olive Street, were both charged with four counts of third-degree burglary, three counts of sixth-degree larceny and one count each of interfering with an officer and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  2. Connecticut Gaming Officials Warn About Fake 'Winning' Lottery Tickets ScamRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Darien Daily Voice

    A person in the Bridgeport and Norwalk areas is selling instant lottery tickets altered to appear to be winning tickets but that actually have no value, the Gaming Division of the Department of Consumer Protection is warning Connecticut consumers. "We have already received several complaints from victims who bought these tickets for between $500 and $2,000, believing that they could cash them in for the winning prize of $20,000," said Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein.

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  3. Bridgeport Bluefish Manager Won't Return For 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Stamford Daily Voice

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Fairfield native Willie Upshaw will not return as field manager for the 2015 season for the Bridgeport Bluefish, and a nationwide search for a new manager will commence immediately.

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  4. Real Estate Developer Appointed To Weston Building Board Of AppealsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Weston Daily Voice

    ... Rogers brings to the Building Board of Appeals includes overseeing the renovation of hundreds of properties in Bridgeport - some historic - to building single family subdivisions in Newtown and Oxford and luxury homes in Fairfield. Rogers is a ...

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  5. Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick daysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

    A Connecticut firefighter says in a federal civil rights lawsuit that she was unfairly disciplined by a city fire department and forced to take unpaid leave because she was pregnant. Bridgeport firefighter Regina Scates said in her lawsuit in U.S. District Court that the department's actions violated the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act.

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  6. Police logs - Sept. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

    ... of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in the proper lane and making an improper turn. Jason Jones, 29, of Bridgeport, was charged Sunday with driving with suspended license or registration and failure to obey a traffic control signal. Desiree Camby, ...

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  7. Wrecking ball may fall on Bridgeport historyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Brewster St. is set for demolition and neighborhood residents are trying to save it. Photo: Keila Torres Ocasio BRIDGEPORT -- Black Rock residents have begun a campaign to try to save a 200-year-old Brewster Street house that is in danger of being ...

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  8. USA Holds Off Serbia, 94-74Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | WNBA

    ... France routed Mozambique, and Turkey beat Canada in Group B. Team USA toppled Canada, 71-56, on Monday night in Bridgeport, Conn. Nneka Ogwumike was the team's leading scorer with 10 points. Check out Diana Taurasi hitting the biggest shot of the ...

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  9. Metro-North engineer sues over Bridgeport crashRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Times

    Two Metro-North Railroad trains collided and one derailed at 6:10 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013 in the vicinity of Commerce Drive along the Fairfield-Bridgeport, Conn. line.

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  10. Hearst design editor named president of global groupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... and visual communicators -- specifically those who create print and digital publications and products. Steele, a Bridgeport resident, joined Hearst Connecticut in 2004 as design editor of the Connecticut Post . He previously served in similar ...

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  11. Black Bear Named CAA Rookie of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WVII

    University of Maine freshman running back Nigel Beckford (Bridgeport, Conn.) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday morning. Beckford rushed eight times for 29 yards and two ...

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    8 hrs ago | News Times

    ... analysis, the plan would drain more than $39 million from local public schools -- $5 million to $6 million from Bridgeport alone -- causing teacher layoffs and larger class sizes, Cohen said. Local boards of education would have to write a check to ...

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  13. Name withheld in Fairfield train fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... prompting delays of up to 40 minutes in both directions. Metropolitan Transportation Authority , Fairfield and Bridgeport police responded to the scene. Police officers could be seen with flashlights searching under the tracks of the train, which ...

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    11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The Bridgeport Bluefish will be hosting Buckner at the Bijou: A Bluefish World Series viewing party at the Bijou Theatre 7-9 p.m. Oct. 22nd. The event will feature former Boston Red Sox player Bill Buckner as well a viewing event of the World Series game that night.

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  15. Bridgeport Bluefish hosting Buckner at the BijouRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    The Bridgeport Bluefish will be hosting Buckner at the Bijou: A Bluefish World Series viewing party at the Bijou Theatre 7-9 p.m. Oct. 22nd. The event will feature former Boston Red Sox player Bill Buckner as well a viewing event of the World Series game that night.

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  16. Trumbull Man Charged Again with Child Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Javier Valdovinos, 55, of White Plains Road, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of risk of injury to a minor and fourth-degree sexual assault, the Connecticut Post reports. A Bridgeport woman reported that her daughter had been sexually assaulted by Valdovinos earlier this year.

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  17. Wrecking ball to fall on Bridgeport Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... But in July, the house was purchased for $121,000 by Jean Marie DiNatale, of Stamford, and David Armstrong, of Bridgeport. Within weeks, the single-family home's front door and windows had been removed and a demolition permit had been sought. ...

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  18. Beware of bogus "winning' lotto ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WTNH

    According to officials, people are selling fake lottery tickets near Bridgeport and Norwalk. They say the tickets have been altered to appear to be winning tickets, when in fact they are losing tickets and have no value.

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  19. Next steps for the dioceseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    Pope Francis has challenged the Catholic church to look for new ways by which we can renew our mission and remain faithful to what we believe. Responding to this call, we in the Diocese of Bridgeport have undertaken a Diocesan Synod to plan for the future as we face significant challenges.

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  20. Terry Lectures to explore 'manipulation of religion' in ancient IndiaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Sanskrit," The Dwight H. Terry Lectureship was established in 1905 by a gift from Dwight Harrington Terry of Bridgeport, Connecticut, to endow a series of lectures on religion and its application to human welfare in the light of scientific ...

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