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  1. Plan would put Connecticut on Internet fast trackRead the original story

    Yesterday | News Times

    To hear Milford Mayor Ben Blake tell it, wiring Connecticut for ultra-high-speed Internet access is the modern version of building roads and bridges. "It used to be based on where the trains went through or the highways," he said.

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  2. Suit claims 4th victim of sex abuse at Saint Vincent'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    A New Haven man claims in a lawsuit to be the fourth sexual assault victim of a former nursing assistant at St. Vincent's Medical Center. In the lawsuit filed Friday in state Superior Court against the hospital, Juan Villanueva says he was molested by 53-year old Gonzalo Flores, as he lay incapacitated in his hospital bed suffering from liver disease.

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  3. Jaguar, Land Rover dealer proposed for Fairfield's auto rowRead the original story

    Friday | News Times

    Jaguar/Land Rover of Fairfield has plans to relocate dealerships from Darien and Milford to the former Connecticut Limousine property at 1 and 5 Commerce Drive. The larger section of the 2-plus acres is located over the town line in Bridgeport, and a zoning hearing there was held in November, according to lawyer David Quatrella.

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  4. UConn women roll past DePaul at BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Times

    DePaulis Jessica January, left, and Connecticutis Moriah Jefferson collide during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn. Connecticut won 98-64.

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  5. Site for businesses gaining followersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Times

    A new social networking site is gaining traction in the local business community. The creation of Boston area residents Eric Groves and Venkat Krishnamurthy, Alignable was first launched in beta form in late 2013, but wasn't opened to the public until January 2014.

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  6. New Bluefish manager VanAsselberg seeking a title right awayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Times

    The Bluefish baseball team's new manager Ricky VanAsselberg, at right, is given his game jersey by General Manager Jamie Toole, during a press conference at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday Dec. 18, 2014.

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  7. Former Seymour school approved for apartment conversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | News Times

    Once abandoned, old buildings start to decay quickly. If a structure's original purpose has passed it by, the choices are limited -- it can be demolished, along with any historic significance that might be attached, or turned into something new.

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  8. ComiCONN to leave Bridgeport for Mohegan SunRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | News Times

    Delaney Howe, of Woodbury, and her friend Summer Kucky, of Newtown, at right, dress up as their favorite characters during Connecticut ComiCONN at the Webster Bank Arena in downtown Bridgeport, Conn. on Friday, August 15, 2014. 1 comment

  9. exit-arrow-Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | News Times

    News that the U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba a half-century after severing its ties with the communist island spread quickly in the Cuban-American community here Wednesday, as local residents phoned one another to celebrate the change. "I called like seven of my friends this morning," said Raul Laffitte, president of the Cuban Lyceum social club in Bridgeport.

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  10. Ex-Bridgeport cop arrested three timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Times

    John Biehn, a former Bridgeport cop was arrested Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 for DUI after leaving court, fighting a DUI Case. Ten years ago, Biehn was accused of going on a drunken shooting rampage at a Bridgeport housing complex.

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  11. Buying art helps more than artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Times

    City Lights Gallery, 37 Markle Court, Bridgeport. Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Dec. 18, to 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. 203-334-7748; www.citylightsgallery.org.

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  12. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings rockin' holiday fun to Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Times

    Whether reworking yuletide classics, such as "Blue Christmas" and "Jingle Bells," or rewriting the holiday songbook, including "Mr. Heatmiser," BBVD gets the party started with an infectious mix of swing, jazz and rock. Glen "the Kid" Marhevka, who was born in Bridgeport, plays trumpet with Voodoo Daddy and said audience members can expect a "super fun" night.

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  13. 3 plead guilty in $4M Conn. jewelry store heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | News Times

    Two more of the five suspects in the heist of $4 to $5 million in merchandise from Lenox Jewelers last month appeared Wednesday before a federal magistrate in Bridgeport. Photo: File Photo Armed robbers shown in this surveillance camera image leaving Lenox Jewelers on Black Rock Turnpike with $4 to $5 million in stolen watches and jewelry.

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  14. Bass Pro Shops' promises often fall shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | News Times

    In Tennessee's largest city, what came to be known as the Pyramid Arena occupies prime waterfront property. But a development that began with so much promise, a landmark meant to advertise the city's arrival, has sat empty for a decade.

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  15. Bridgeport's NAACP cited for lack of leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | News Times

    The silence from Bridgeport's NAACP branch has been deafening following the two court cases involving police use of deadly force in Ferguson and New York. Minority leaders nationwide have expressed outrage over the exoneration of police in the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y. Meanwhile Bridgeport's contingent of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is consumed with reorganizing and emerging from a state takeover in April, 2013.

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  16. Lawyer accused of taking $700,000 from James GalanteRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | News Times

    Former U.S. Attorney H. James Pickerstein, center, sit with his lawyers Andrew Bowman, left, and William Dow as he agreed to give up his law license in Superior Court in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, December 11, 2014.

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  17. Tips for understanding David Hayes, other Modern sculptorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | News Times

    How many times have you heard that statement uttered in front of a piece of modern or contemporary sculpture? Or blurted it yourself? Robbin Zella, director of the Housatonic Museum of Art at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, said viewing modern sculpture doesn't need to be such a difficult endeavor, as long as the viewer is open to having a "conversation" with the piece. Sounds easy enough, but is it possible for the "average Joe/Jane" to do? "Yes," said Zella, who oversees a multimillion-dollar collection that includes a sizable portfolio of modern art from the 1860s to the 1970s.

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  18. 'Cinderella' comes to Bijou as an opera filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | News Times

    The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport has begun an opera film series that is offered on a Monday night every month. The next offering, on Dec. 15, is Rossini's "La Cenerentola" , a co-production of the Houston Grand Opera , the Welsh National Opera Cardiff, Geneva's Grand Theatre and Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu.

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  19. Sandy Hook victims' families laying groundwork for wrongful death suitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | News Times

    The families of 11 children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings have filed paperwork enabling them to file wrongful death claims on the children's behalf. The paperwork, filed in Northern Fairfield County Probate Court in Bethel, would create estates in the children's names, with their parents as administrators.

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  20. Nasty nor'easter slams ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | News Times

    A sedan is towed out of a flooded Surf Avenue near the I-95 overpass in Stratford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2014. Photo: Autumn Driscoll A sedan is towed out of a flooded Surf Avenue near the I-95 overpass in Stratford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 9, 2014.

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