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  1. 50 Things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | New Canaan News-Review

    Mystic Bowie, one of Reggae's hardest working independent artists, performed at the Downtown Thursdays concert on McLevy Green in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, July 31, 2014. 1 comment

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    Thursday May 14 | New Canaan News-Review

    Mystic Bowie, one of Reggae's hardest working independent artists, performed at the Downtown Thursdays concert on McLevy Green in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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  3. Alleged husband and wife team now both charged in Nursery Road burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | New Canaan News-Review

    Edward Santos, 24, of Bridgeport was charged last week in connection with the October 21 burglary of a Nursery Road home. His wife Raisa Santos was charged in the break-in in January.

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  4. A new officer has joined the ranks of the New Canaan Police Department.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    The New Canaan Police Department has hired a 33-year-old Bridgeport police officer to join the department. The hiring of Clinton R. Jarvis brings the department's ranks to 46 officers, one short of the full complement.

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    Apr 17, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    When Pierre Guertin awoke Saturday morning and peered through the front window of his North End home, he saw something strange rooting around. Although the North End is one of the more suburban parts of Bridgeport, livestock are not known to call the area home.

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  6. Outlaw potbelly pig spared frying pan; gets life on farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Head Bridgeport animal control Officer Gina Gambino feeds Lolita, a potbelly pig that was found Saturday in the town's northend on April 16. BRIDGEPORT -- When Pierre Guertin awoke Saturday morning and peered through the front window of his North End home, he saw something strange rooting around. Although the North End is one of the more suburban parts of Bridgeport, livestock are not known to call the area home.

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    Apr 15, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Spring is in full bloom this weekend in southwestern Connecticut. From parties to carnivals and food events, there's plenty to keep you busy on your days off.

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    Apr 13, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Scrabble April 13 is National Scrabble Day in honor of the game's creator, Alfred Mosher Butts. Photo: Lisa Weir Subway The first Subway sandwich store was opened in Bridgeport, Connecticut in August, 1965.

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  9. Woman killed by train while crossing tracksRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    A passenger on a passing train took this picture of the scene where a woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fairfield, March 29, 2015. A 30-year-old woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Fairfield on Sunday, March 29, 2015, while attempting to cross the tracks.

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  10. Common Core boycotts plannedRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Sixth grader Isreal Burton, 11, familiarizes himself with the format of the new common core standardized test, which will be taken online, at Jettie Tisdale School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015.

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  11. New Canaan pastor celebrates 50 years as a priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Something happened, though, during a spiritual retreat in the fall of 1956. A Jesuit priest asked Scheyd if was interested in the priesthood.

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

    Mar 2, 2015 | 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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  13. Top dog breeds in southwestern ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2014 | New Canaan News-Review

    No. 10: Yorkshire Terrier We found 252 of these dogs among the 16,797 dog licenses analyzed, making them the No. 10 dog in our area.

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  14. Dangerous wind chills now into Monday morningRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Following Saturday's snow, Jim Faris of Oronoque Home Improvement shovels snow from the steps and walkway of a home on Greenlawn Avenue in Stratford, Conn. on Sunday, February 15, 2015.

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  15. Blizzard warning in effect for much of ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Kiesha Wilson, of Bridgeport, walks through a snowy McLevy Green Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, as snow begins to blanket downtown Bridgeport. Kiesha Wilson, of Bridgeport, walks down State Street Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, as snow begins to blanket downtown Bridgeport.

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  16. Crash just latest Metro-North problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    A Metro-North Railroad passenger train smolders after hitting a vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. NYC METRO OUT, TV OUT, MAGS OUT, Photo: Frank Becerra Jr., AP A Metro-North Railroad passenger train smolders after hitting a vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

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  17. Unpredictable storm continues through rush hourRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    University of Bridgeport student Cailyn Klarich rides her snowboard down Wilson Street in The Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Conn. on Monday, February 2, 2015.

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  18. Pharmacist Kimberly Houser, left administers a flu shot to Richard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Flu facts Here are the last Connecticut flu statistics, from the state Department of Public Health: Number of deaths: 11 Number of those testing positive for the flu: 1,298 Number of those hospitalized for the flu: 507 At least 11 people have died from the flu in Connecticut this season -- all of them older than 65. And while experts said the death toll isn't unusual for this point in the season, they agreed that the dire statistic is a good reminder to seniors to protect themselves. "We know the elderly in general are more likely to die from the flu," said Lynn Sosa , deputy state epidemiologist with the Connecticut Department of Public Health .

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  19. A look at Fairfield County's media landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    Last week's move by the Greenwich Post to shutter the publication of its weekly edition, citing a lack of print advertising revenue, is the latest in a string of changes in news delivery around lower Fairfield County that has resulted in a rapidly shifting landscape for media. The paper's ride into the sunset came on the same day that its publisher, Hersam Acorn, announced a similar fate for its weekly papers in Fairfield and in the Naugatuck Valley, and almost exactly a year after the Hearst-owned weekly Greenwich Citizen was absorbed by the Greenwich Time.

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  20. Errors spike at Conn. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | New Canaan News-Review

    St. Vincent's Hospital Total adverse events: 33 Rate per 100,000 patient days: 27.5 Photo: Brian A. Pounds Yale-New Haven Hospital Total adverse events: 94 Rate per 100,000 patient days: 22.9 Photo: Brian A. Pounds Error report at a glance Here's how some area hospitals fared in the state's adverse events report. The report tallied the number of adverse events -- incidents where a patient dies or is injured as the result of a medical intervention, rather than the underlying medical condition -- at each hospital during 2013, along with the rate of adverse events per 100,000 patient days.

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