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  1. Brian Koonz: Bluefish feeding off VanAsselberg's work ethicRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | News Times

    As a kid growing up under the heat lamp of his father's expectations, Ricky VanAsselberg never ducked out on his pop. As the son of a roofer, one of the best in Louisiana, VanAsselberg was taught to value hard work the way a man values his good name.

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    3 hrs ago | News Times

    NTSB photo of Elias Kontanis investigating the cause of the May 17, 2013 train derailment in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Contributed Photo Metro-North Railroad commuters on the New Haven Line are on track to reap the benefits of nearly $1 billion dollar safety upgrade.

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  3. Out with old, in with the new at UBRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Times

    From his place in the driver's seat of the large excavator, he could feel the vibrations as he handled the lever. Several yards away, nearly a hundred University of Bridgeport students, trustees and staff awaited the swing of the wrecking ball, which was painted UB purple.

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  4. Solar panels from UI big help to nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | News Times

    Tony Marone, senior vice president of customer and business services for UIL Holdings, talks about their collaboration with TEAM, Inc., the nonprofit organization that distributes energy assistance to Connecticut's lower Naugatuck Valley area, on a solar project that will help the non-profit reduce energy costs thanks to solar panels donated by the energy company. Ed Crowder, UIL Holdings communications specialist, talks about the donation and installation of 18 solar panels on the roof of TEAM, Inc. in Derby, the nonprofit organization that distributes energy assistance to Connecticut's lower Naugatuck Valley area.

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  5. Casino bill makes second hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | News Times

    A casino bill designed to protect Connecticut's tribal gambling industry from a looming Massachusetts competition easily sailed through a second legislative committee Monday and edged closer to a showdown before the full General Assembly . The bill would allow the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Indians to build up to three stripped-down casinos off their reservations.

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  6. Preliminary plans unveiled for Remington Woods siteRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | News Times

    Officials on Monday unveiled details of the proposed Lake Success Eco Business Park for the 422-acre Remington Woods site that straddles Bridgeport and Stratford. In Stratford, the project would include a low-density development of two 133,000-square-foot office buildings with a parking garage. 1 comment

  7. Bill promoting Whitehead might still have wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | News Times

    Aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead with his No. 21 flyer that is beleived to have made the first manned flight in Fairfield in 1901.

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  8. Bridgeport's East Side hopes to prosper from Steel PointRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | News Times

    Eduardo Reyes serves up Spanish cuisine and his signature tropical fruit ices at El Coquito at 496 East Main Street in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. 1 comment

  9. WCSU says goodbye to a hall-of-famerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | News Times

    Western Connecticut State University lost an honored family member on Thursday, as Athletic Hall of Famer Ray Parry died at the age of 86. Parry served as Western's equipment manager from 1990 to 2001 and played a vital role in the athletic department's transition from its aging facilities on the Midtown Campus to the state-of-the-art O'Neill Center on the Westside Campus . For his years of service, Parry was inducted into the Western Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009 as a Lifetime Supporter.

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  10. Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | News Times

    In this Monday, April 6, 2015 photo, a Civil War statue is on display at Congress Park in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. In the decades after the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers were placed in countless American communities, from New England commons to the grounds outside Southern courthouses. A century and a half later, these weathered "Silent Sentinels" still stand guard, most of them at "parade rest" with their muskets at the ready, gazing off in the distance.

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  11. Malloy talks transportation to Bridgeport business communityRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | News Times

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, center, receives a personalized Bridgeport Bluefish baseball jersey from team owner Frank Boulton, left, and General Manager Jamie Toole during the Bridgeport Regional Business Council's Capitol Luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

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  12. Sherman embraces its small-town appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | News Times

    In an area where traffic lights grow scarce and where, unofficially, "the country" begins, lies Sherman, Fairfield County's last frontier. The northernmost town in the county lacks the boundlessness of Bridgeport and the shore clubs of Greenwich. 1 comment

  13. Malloy talks transportation to Bridgeport business communityRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | News Times

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, center, receives a personalized Bridgeport Bluefish baseball jersey from team owner Frank Boulton, left, and General Manager Jamie Toole during the Bridgeport Regional Business Council's Capitol Luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

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  14. 50 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Times

    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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  15. Barfield, 'Oil Can' Boyd added to Legends gameRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Times

    Ellis Burks had 352 career home runs in a career in which he played for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, San Francisco Giants and Cleveland Indians. The Giants Charlie Hayes was tagged out at home by Braves catcher Eddie Perez in the fourth inning while trying to score from second on Wilson Delgado hit to right.

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  16. Jones/Zane dance troupe in Westport benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | News Times

    Members of the renowned Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, of New York, come to the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, March 15, for a benefit performance for Bridgeport's Neighborhood Studios arts program for city youth. Photo: Contributed Photo The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company comes to the Westport Country Playhouse on Sunday, March 15, for a gala to benefit Neighborhood Studios in Bridgeport.

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  17. Badaracco loses appeal, will remain in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News Times

    Dominic Badaracco Sr., seated with his defense attorneys Edward Gavin and Richard Meehan, listens as Judge Robert Devlin hands down his sentence in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Sept.

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  18. New England Ballet's busy April in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News Times

    Nicholas Franco and Gianna Forte, of the New England Ballet Company, rehearse for the April 25 performance of "Firebird" at the Klein Memorial Auditorium. Photo: Contributed Photo Dancers work in the pas de deux class at the New England Ballet Company's new studio in Bridgeport.

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  19. Court upholds bribery conviction in Sherman cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News Times

    Dominic Badaracco Sr., seated with his defense attorneys Edward Gavin and Richard Meehan, listens as Judge Robert Devlin hands down his sentence in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday Sept.

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  20. Ohio panel OKs measure saying Connecticut not 1st in flightRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | News Times

    This undated picture provided by the Weisskopf Museum shows Aviation Pioneer Gustave Whitehead with daughter Rose in front of his "No. 21". Connecticut's leading role in aviation has never been disputed, but in June 2013, Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill insisting that the Connecticut aviator flew two years before the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, N.C. The Wright brothers have long been credited as the first to achieve powered flight.

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