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  1. Bill seeks to make car tax more equitableRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Times

    A car owner in Greenwich pays a fraction of the car taxes that someone from Bridgeport who owns an identical auto pays. Now, a bill before the General Assembly would allow the state, not the municipality, to collect the car tax and then distribute more revenue to poorer communities.

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  2. Cops make arrest in one slaying; seek suspect in anotherRead the original story

    Thursday | News Times

    Cinsere Brooks, 6, places a candle at a memorial in front of T. Market along Reservoir Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday Mar. 26, 2015. The market's store clerk Hakeem Joseph was shot and killed there on Wednesday.

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  3. Construction worker gunned down on the jobRead the original story

    Thursday | News Times

    Cinsere Brooks, 6, places a candle at a memorial in front of T. Market along Reservoir Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., on Thursday Mar. 26, 2015. The market's store clerk Hakeem Joseph was shot and killed there on Wednesday.

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  4. Himes seeks federal statute against insider tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    U.S. Rep. Jim Himes filed legislation in Congress that would create a new federal statute banning insider trading. Himes is pictured March 10 in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  5. Harding High site draws interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Bridgeport Hospital can be seen just beyond Harding High School on Central Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015. Photo: Autumn Driscoll The former site of the General Electric factory on Boston Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn., Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015.

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  6. More housing, commercial on tap for Stony HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    BETHEL -- Apartments and a commercial development are being designed for nearly 10 acres of vacant land on Stony Hill recently sold by the Bridgeport diocese to a Westport- based development firm. Brian Wallace , a spokesman for the diocese, confirmed this week the church has sold nearly 10 acres to Hunter Gregory Realty, the real estate arm of Maplewood Communities based in Westport, for $2.3 million.

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  7. Store clerk gunned down in BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    Bridgeport police investigate a homicide that occurred during a robbery shortly before 8 AM at T. Market at 1482 Reservoir Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  8. Defenseman Reinhart adapting to pro gameRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    Griffin Reinhart. Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey v. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Penguins at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn.

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  9. Store clerk killed in robbery, suspect on looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News Times

    Bridgeport police investigate a homicide that occurred during a robbery shortly before 8 AM at T. Market at 1482 Reservoir Avenue in Bridgeport, Conn. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

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  10. Outdoor pops concert gets an encoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Times

    Christian Abraham/Post file photo Eric Jacobsen conducts the Greater Brideport Symphony during the Barnum Festival's free pops concert last summerat Seaside Park in Bridgeport. The event was attended by thousands, and will be repeated this year.

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  11. 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at Curtain CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News Times

    Joey Sanzaro of Pleasantville, N.Y. is playing Judas and Christian Cardozo of Bridgeport has the title role in "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Stamford's Curtain Call. Photo: Contributed Photo A new production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock opera, "Jesus Christ Superstar," opens April 3 at Stamford's Curtain Call.

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  12. Proposed transit authority loses power of eminent domainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    Following a chorus of objections, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy 's proposed transit authority is being stripped of its ability to seize property and take control of local train station projects. State Sen. Cathy Osten , D-Sprague, said eminent-domain provisions and other objectionable features will be removed from the bill this week.

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  13. Cops: Convicted rapist went after wife with axRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    A convicted child rapist was arrested in Stamford over the weekend for swinging an axe at his wife during a drunken fight the two were having at her home on Hope Street. Michael Miner , 58, formerly of Madison Avenue in Bridgeport, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, possession of a dangerous weapon, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and three counts each of third-degree assault and unlawful restraint.

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  14. Ridgefield sees benefits of Singapore math programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News Times

    Buses are lined up at the end of the school day at Scotts Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, Conn., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.Photo: Carol Kaliff/file, Carol Kaliff The Ridgefield, Greenwich and Bridgeport public schools may not have a lot of similarities, but the Fairfield County school districts have at least one thing in common: Singapore math.

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  15. Bridgeport nonprofit on building spreeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | News Times

    Workers pour foundations for Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust's mixed-use three-story development at 1803 Stratford Avenue in Bridgeport's East End on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The project is the first new construction on Stratford Avenue in decades.

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  16. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | News Times

    Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Conn. A 4.8 percent increase in tuition would push the annual tuition bill up $186 for students attending community colleges making the annual price tag $3,600.

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  17. Sex suit claims abuse by priest in 1970s, '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | News Times

    A Shelton man claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that he was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a priest while he served as an altar boy at the former St. Patrick Parish here in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The lawsuit, filed in Superior Court against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport, brings to six the number of men who have claimed in lawsuits to have been sexually abused by the Rev.

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  18. Bridgeporter finds passion in actingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | News Times

    How does a former Central High School football star go from having hopes of a pro career on the gridiron to winning a Screen Actors Guild Award for his acting chops in the Netflix hit series "Orange is the New Black"? Germar Terrell Gardner once hoped the NFL might be his ticket out of Bridgeport. Central High coaches told him he might have a shot at a pro team after college.

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  19. 'Monsignor Meth' asks for leniency as sentencing approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | News Times

    The scandal has settled over the fall of former St. Peter Church pastor Monsignor Kevin Wallin , who is in prison on a methamphetamine-dealing charge. But with his sentencing approaching next week and a campaign for leniency underway, several city leaders who remember the promising priest say they hope the judge will balance justice with mercy.

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  20. 'Monsignor Meth' pleads for leniencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | News Times

    In this May 4, 2006 file photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn. FILE - In this May 4, 2006 file photo, Monsignor Kevin Wallin speaks at the Catholic Center, headquarters of the Diocese of Bridgeport, in Bridgeport, Conn.

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