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  1. More demolition coming for AnsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Connecticut Post

    ... In last year's ranking, Ansonia was named the sixth most distressed community in Connecticut. Hartford was first, Bridgeport fourth and Derby was ranked seventh. The 25 lowest-ranked communities are designated as distressed municipalities, which, ...

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  2. Gathering Of The Vibes Announces Initial 2015 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | JamBase

    This year's installment of Gathering Of The Vibes takes place at Bridgeport, Connecticut's Seaside Park July 30 - August 2. Today, Vibes organizers have announced the initial lineup for this year's festival which celebrates 20 years of gathering together. Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Billy & The Kids, Gregg Allman, The String Cheese Incident and Wilco have been tapped to headline Vibes '15.

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  3. Gomes, Stafstrom win close special electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News12.com

    A special election was held to fill empty seats in two of Connecticut's legislative districts. (February 24, 2015 10:22 PM) Voters in the 23rd State Senate District in Bridgeport and Stratford elected Ed Gomes to his former seat with 49 percent of the vote.

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  4. 16 Organizations Recognized as U.S. Climate Action LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Triple Pundit

    ... in its enterprise strategies." The only individual to earn a 2015 Climate Leadership Awared, Mayor Bill Finch of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was presented the Individual Leadership Award "for demonstrating extraordinary leadership in driving meaningful ...

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  5. Steven Stafstrom, a candidate for a house seat in the 129th District, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Connecticut Post

    Steven Stafstrom, a candidate for a house seat in the 129th District, gets a hug from supporter Maura O'Malley, during a victory celebration at Matty's Corner in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015.

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  6. Simsbury School Board Approves $67.2 Million BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hartford Courant

    The board of education voted on Tuesday n8ght to adopt Superintendent Matt Curtis' proposed budget of $67.2 million for 2015-16, an increase of $1.62 million, or 2.47 percent. The board voted 5-0 in favor of the budget at Tuesday night's meeting, with new board member Tom Frank abstaining.

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  7. Special election held in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | News12.com

    A special election was held Tuesday to fill empty seats in two of Connecticut's legislative districts. (February 24, 2015 10:22 PM) Voters in the 23rd State Senate District in Bridgeport and Stratford elected Ed Gomes to his former seat with 49 percent of the vote.

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  8. Refugee women stitch a brighter futureRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Greenwich Citizen

    Nyirakageme Nyankobwa, left, works sewing a colorful scarf with fellow African refugee women from Our Woven Community, at the Burroughs Community Center in Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 23, 2015.

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  9. Athletes of the Week: T.J. Killings, Harding...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Connecticut Post

    Surrounded by his teammates, Harding High School point guard T.J. Killings addresses the media outside Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. following the arraignment of coach Charles Clemons, Jr. on the charge of risk of injury to a minor on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

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  10. Thanks for the opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Connecticut Post

    I want to take this opportunity to express my gratitude at my recent re-ppointment as Interim Superintendent of the Bridgeport Public Schools . When I began my career in education, it was my good fortune to start out in Bridgeport, where I remained for 29 years -- over half of my professional life -- before moving on.

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  11. Bridgeport school board's action on PAC stirs debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Connecticut Post

    ... the attorneys who won a State Supreme Court reversal of that takeover. "I guess it's rule by coup Round 2 in Bridgeport," Pattis said, suggesting the same "big money" that attempted to take over the board is now working to stop parents from keeping ...

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  12. Plans for Exit 33 Interchange in Stratford Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins announced today that plans for a full interchange at Exit 33 on Interstate 95 are progressing as funding for the project was unanimously approved by the Greater Bridgeport and Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization last week. The approval by the metropolitan planning organization will provide $24 million in funding for various phases of the project, with construction projected to begin in 2017.

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  13. Bridgeport man sentenced to jail for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WTNH

    Thirty-year-old Omar Bahamonde, also known as Dirk, was sentenced to seven years behind bars. According to court documents, Bahamonde was the associate of Ronell Hanks, the head an organization that sold and distributed heroin and crack cocaine in and around the Trumbull Gardens housing complex.

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  14. Meet Millie, a 1-Year-Old Cat That Needs a HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    She showed up at someone's home in Bridgeport this past summer and the homeowner cared for her outside as best she could. In January she contacted us about helping to find her a home so she wouldn't be outside in this brutal weather.

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  15. Finance Board Recommends $720,000 Reduction In Education BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hartford Courant

    As the town's budget heads into decision month, the board of finance has recommended a reduction of $720,000 to the board of education's spending plan. The town council will have the final determination in exactly how large the reduction to the school board's $99.97 millon budget is on March 27 when it votes on the spending plan.

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  16. Shelton Police Arrest Log Feb. 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    Kevin Michael Corcoran, 23, of Hickory Lane, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to drive right on Feb. 20. He was given a $500 bond and a court date of March 6. Jason Nichols, 33, of Waterbury, was charged with third-degree forgery, fourth-degree larceny and third-degree identity theft on Feb. 20. He was given a $5,000 bond and a court date of Feb. 23. Andre Joseph Genest, 25, of Ansonia, was charged with fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit fifth-degree larceny on Feb. 20. He was given a $1,500 bond and a court date of Feb. 20. Jonathan Rodriguez, 30, of Bridgeport, was charged with third-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, first-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery.

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  17. Hartford, Bridgeport set new records in low temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | TheDay.Com

    ... Service says the temperature Tuesday morning in Hartford was minus 8. The previous record was minus 4 in 1907. In Bridgeport, the temperature was zero, below the previous record of 12 degrees set in 1968. Temperatures are expected to moderate ... 1 comment

  18. Millie Cocozza, 98 of Trumbull: Passed Away on BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    ... at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Parente-Lauro Funeral Home, 559 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. To sign an online guest book or to send private condolences please visit www.parentelauro.com

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  19. NMC: IMC Flying at NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Flying

    ... NMC, night meteorological conditions. I've witnessed the same thing a few other times, once when departing from Bridgeport, Connecticut, over Long Island Sound in the Saratoga I was flying at the time. It was just before sunrise and the haze - the ...

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  20. Enfield Board Of Education To Discuss Sports Co-Op TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Members of the board of education will discuss a proposal to combine sports at the two high schools Tuesday night, according to agenda documents. Last week, members of the board of education voted to propose a nearly 7 percent increase education budget to the town council for the 2015-16 financial year.

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