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    15 hrs ago | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. William Ryczek, author of Connecticut Gridiron, Football Minor Leaguers of the 1960's and 1970's, visits Kennedy Stadium, one time home of the Bridgeport Jets, in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  2. Report shows violent crime downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Violent crime in Connecticut's three big cities fell by nearly 15 percent in 2013 from the year before, according to a new report that also indicates the statewide drop of 10 percent is twice the national average of 5 percent. A report on criminal justice trends finds that anti-crime programs in Bridgeport, New Haven and Hartford are responsible for half the state's overall cut in violent crime.

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  3. Venezuelan hedge fund manager gets 13 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | News Times

    Nearly four years after he confessed to running a massive fraud scheme, a former hedge fund manager is expected to be sentenced in a Connecticut case that had its biggest fallout in Venezuela, where the state oil company had hundreds of millions of dollars invested with the disgraced financier. As the director of several funds in Stamford, prosecutors say Illarramendi lied repeatedly to investors and creditors as he tried to cover up investment losses exceeding half a billion dollars, taking $20 million for himself including $5 million to build a lavish home in New Canaan.

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  4. Bill would institutionalize ad-hoc aid to small businesses hurt by prolonged constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Times

    The terminus of Golden Hill Street at Main Street in Bridgeport, in the north district that's to be redeveloped. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event of prolonged construction near their premises impacting foot traffic and sales, with a potential impact on downtown Bridgeport developments.

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  5. Bill would institutionalize ad-hoc aid to small businesses hurt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Times

    The terminus of Golden Hill Street at Main Street in Bridgeport, in the north district that's to be redeveloped. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event of prolonged construction near their premises impacting foot traffic and sales, with a potential impact on downtown Bridgeport developments.

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  6. Twelve years sought for IllarramendiRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Times

    Francisco Illarramendi leaves Federal Court in Bridgeport, Conn. Monday, March, 7th, 2011, where he plead guilty to five counts involving investment advising and securities fraud.

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  7. Rep. Fox proposes aid for businesses under siege by prolonged constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Times

    The terminus of Golden Hill Street at Main Street in Bridgeport, in the north district that's to be redeveloped. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event of prolonged construction near their premises impacting foot traffic and sales, with a potential impact on downtown Bridgeport developments.

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  8. Stamford rep. takes up cause of small businesses buried in someone else's construction dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | News Times

    The terminus of Golden Hill Street at Main Street in Bridgeport, in the north district that's to be redeveloped. Under a Connecticut General Assembly proposal, business owners would have recourse to tap funds in the event of prolonged construction near their premises impacting foot traffic and sales, with a potential impact on downtown Bridgeport developments.

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  9. Snowstorm's price tag packs a wallopRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | News Times

    Italian Kitchen owner Dominic Ginesi, Jr. opened for business as usual at his store on the Post Road in Fairfield , Conn. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

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    Tuesday Jan 27 | News Times

    Registration will allow you to post comments on newstimes.com and create a newstimes.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Italian Kitchen owner Dominic Ginesi, Jr. opened for business as usual at his store on the Post Road in Fairfield , Conn.

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  11. Whiffenpoofs head for Stratford H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | News Times

    Jazz group Big Sackbut, features musicians Marcus Rojas, Luis Bonilla, Joe Fiedler and Ryan Keberle. The group comes to Sacred Heart University for a free event on Monday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. Photo: Contributed Photo Stratford High School Auditorium, 45 North Parade, Stratford, off Main Street.

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  12. Gov. to residents: Go homeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | News Times

    With a one week old baby at home, Chris Howe, right, of Stratford, loads a generator into his car with the help of Home Depot employee David Perry, of Stratford, in preparation for the coming blizzard in Stratford, Conn. on Monday, January 26, 2015.

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  13. Frustration setting in as Sound Tigers lose in overtimeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | News Times

    Sound Tiger's Scott Mayfield slides into the boards as teammate Johan Sundstrom, left, looks to coral the puck, during hockey game action against Portland at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn., on Saturday Jan. 24, 2015. At right is Portland's Brendan Shinnimin.

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  14. Teen found; "crocodile" mom released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Times

    The subject of a nationwide search, 14-year-old Storm Sorrentino turned up Friday afternoon -- sitting on a stone wall in Fairfield. For three days, his mother, Kathyrn Sorrentino, has been in prison because a judge believed she knew where the boy was. 1 comment

  15. Mobile tanning firm puts down roots in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | News Times

    When Nikki Medina graduated in 2009 with a business management degree from Manhattanville College , the Great Recession made it difficult to find a job. But her $80,000 student loan bill meant she needed to find a way to obtain an income -- and fast.

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    Thursday Jan 22 | News Times

    Abbott Tech's Omari Johnson looks to score two as Bullard Havens' Antonio Myers defends, during boys basketball action in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday Jan. 22, 2015.

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  17. New nursing home designed to make seniors feel at homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | News Times

    In Bunny Kasper's travels across the U.S. looking for ways to improve the lives of people in the care of Jewish Senior Services , there was one nursing home model that stood out from the rest -- the "household model." These facilities are laid out like households, with residents enjoying private bedrooms and bathrooms but sharing dining, living and patio spaces with a limited number of housemates.

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  18. Gasoline breaks $2 barrier at select pumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | News Times

    With oil continuing its downward slide, the price of gasoline has broken through a barrier not seen in five years, selling for under $2 a gallon at some Connecticut stations. Gasbuddy.com reported Wednesday that regular gas at City Gas at 289 Huntington Turnpike in Bridgeport is selling for $1.99 a gallon.

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  19. Metro-North ups ante on performance goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | News Times

    After a tumultuous year of criticism from federal regulators, politicians and commuters, Metro-North Railroad on Tuesday pledged to ramp up track repairs and safety initiatives during 2015. Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti promised better on-time performance, more work to replace damaged rails, improved equipment reliability and placement of more M8 cars on the New Haven Line.

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  20. Briefly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | News Times

    Workers on Shelton's Bridgeport Avenue will have another dining option after a Chipotle Mexican Grill was approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission at its Jan. 14 meeting. The restaurant will be in a new building in the parking lot in front of Sears Appliance and Hardware at 705 Bridgeport Ave. Other local restaurants include Panchero's Mexican Grill in a shopping center across the street.

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