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  1. Bridgeport Woman Charged In Theft Of Jewelry From Westport HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Westport Daily Voice

    A Bridgeport woman was arrested on a warrant in court Wednesday in connection with a home burglary in Westport back in July 2014 in which a large amount of jewelry was stolen, police said. Westport police officers went to Bridgeport Superior Court on Wednesday, to serve an arrest warrant on Raisa Santos, 22, police said.


  2. Missing Bridgeport Woman Identified, Died Of 'Homicidal Violence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Westport Daily Voice

    The human remains found Monday in Stratford have been positively identified as Minnie Lincoln, a 57-year-old Bridgeport woman who went missing last month, according to NBC Connecticut . Hours after the grisly discovery, a person of interest in her disappearance committed suicide in his Stratford home, said Bridgeport police spokesman William Kaempffer.


  3. Westport Police Bust Driver, Seize $30K Worth Of Pot IngredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Westport Daily Voice

    A Westport police K9 uncovered nearly 400 grams of highly concentrated THC -- the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana -- in two mason jars during a motor vehicle stop, police said. A Westport officer stopped Celso Valle, 49, of Bridgeport, near the Fairfield town line at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, according to police.


  4. Westport Women Help Underserved Children By Creating New PreschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Two women who saw a need to expand preschool opportunities to underserved youngsters in Bridgeport brought their inspirational story to the Westport Sunrise Rotary Club. When she was a teacher and administrator at Greens Farms Academy in Westport, Patti Lewis performed developmental assessments for 4-year-old kindergarten applicants.


  5. Former Westport Chef Honored With James Beard Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Michel Nischan, an acclaimed leader in the sustainable food movement and a Fairfield resident, has been named a recipient of the 2015 James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year award. This prestigious honor is given to an individual or organization whose work in the realm of food has improved the lives of others and benefited society at large.


  6. Bridgeport Police ID 32-Year-Old Store Clerk As Homicide VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Westport Daily Voice

    A 32-year-old Bridgeport man was identified by police as the victim in a robbery turned homicide Wednesday morning at a Bridgeport convenience store, according to the Connecticut Post . Hakeem Joseph was shot several times in the torso at the T. Market at 1482 Reservoir Ave. and was pronounced dead at St. Vincent's Medical Center shortly after 8 a.m., William Kaempffer, the Bridgeport police spokesman, told the Post.


  7. John Izzo, 71, Former Westport SelectmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    He owned Arrow Express Inc. couriers in Bridgeport, invented the Bikers Delight Signal Light, and was a former Westport selectman. He was a Staples High School graduate, Class of 1961, and received his associate's degree from Norwalk Community College.


  8. Westport's Sunrise Rotary Honors Staples Senior For ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Sunrise Rotary of Westport recently named Staples High School senior Hannah Malowitz its March Student of the Month for achievements as a volunteer that read like the menu for Rotary International's motto: Service Above Self. Malowitz is a four-year member of Staples' Interact club, Rotary's high school service club, and this year served as its president.


  9. Bitter Cold To Continue As Fairfield County Temps Hit Record LowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    DANBURY, Conn. Fairfield County has been seeing record-breaking cold temperatures this month, and the frigid weather is likely to continue well into March.


  10. Westport Police Make Arrest In Death Of Bridgeport Man Found In RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport Police arrested an Easton man in connection to the death of a Bridgeport man last year, according to John Lahey, 39, is facing charges of tampering with evidence, interfering with an officer and breach of peace, all of which stem from the death of Sandokan Kayan Harrell, whose body was found on Partrick Road last November.


  11. Westport Police Search For Suspect In Armed Robbery Of MotoristRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Westport police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery of a motorist that occurred Monday night, Feb. 16, at Kings Highway North and Woodside Avenue. At about 6:30 p.m., Westport Police responded to a report that a motorist had been cut off by a possibly dark blue or black Volkswagen and robbed at gunpoint inside his car, according to a Westport Police Department press release.


  12. Fairfield County Eateries Grab Mardi Gras SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Forget about the cold with hot Cajun fare in honor of Fat Tuesday. For those not able to make it to Mardi Gras this year, there are plenty of places in Fairfield County to satisfy your Southern cravings -- and bite into a small ray of New Orleans sunshine. 2 comments

  13. Three Charged With Shoplifting Alcohol In Westport, Fleeing To BridgeportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Three people were arrested after they stole a bottle from a Westport liquor store and led officers on a chase to Bridgeport on Friday, police said. Jamie Corso, 31, of Niantic; Mario Varriale, 43, of Branford; and Richard Smith, 30, of New Haven, were each charged with sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny.


  14. Bridgeport Rallies To Help Convent's Food Pantry Hit By BurglarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    BRIDGEPORT, Conn. Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is asking for the public's help for the Daughters of Charity after a computer and pantry items were stolen in two burglaries at the North Avenue convent that also houses a daycare center and food pantry for the poor.


  15. Fairfield Prep Announces Spanish Teacher Will Take Over As New PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    The announcement was made by the Rev. Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J., president of Fairfield University, a Jesuit four-year college.


  16. Staples Wrestling Coach Suspended After Arrest In Fairfield FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Westport Daily Voice

    WESTPORT, Conn. The wrestling coach at Staples High School in Westport has been suspended indefinitely after his arrest in connection with a fight outside a Fairfield Bar, The Hour reported on its website .


  17. 2014 In Review: Westport Enjoys New Businesses, Endures Harsh WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Westport Daily Voice

    WESTPORT, Conn. This year Westport saw new businesses come into town and old political leaders remain in office.


  18. Victim Of Highway Ramp Stabbing ID'd As 26-Year-Old Bridgeport ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Westport Daily Voice

    The man stabbed to death in an altercation with another driver after a crash on the Exit 5 off-ramp from Route 25/8 in Bridgeport late Thursday night has been identified, NBC Connecticut said. At about 11:20 p.m. Thursday, a 911 caller said two people were outside their vehicles on the Route 25/8, southbound Exit 5 off-ramp and were "walking toward each other in an aggressive manner," according to a statement from State Police.


  19. Lower Fairfield County Ranked As Most Unequal Place In NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Disparities abound when it comes to a region that encompasses affluent areas such as Greenwich juxtaposed against the post-industrial landscape of Bridgeport. The median annual income of Greenwich residents in 2012 was just over $83,000 versus $19,743 for Bridgeport residents, Business Insider reported.


  20. Frank Kokoska, 73, Worked For Charles Griffith In WestportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Westport Daily Voice

    Kokoska was born to Rose and Francis Kokoska. He graduated from Staples High School in 1959.


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