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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Power Failure Halts Metro-North Service

    An electrical problem that forced Metro-North to suspend commuter rail service between Stamford and New York City on Wednesday could take weeks to repair, leaving limited service available to the 125,000 people who use the New Haven Line each day,...
  • State College Notebook, With Looks At Tylon Smith, Faronte Drakeford

    A link to this week's college notebook, with starts with a look at Southern Connecticut guard Tylon Smith of Manchester. Smith, a junior, had a career-high 37 points Monday against Bridgeport.
  • Walrus And Carpenter: Heavenly Chicken And Ribs

    Walrus And Carpenter: Heavenly Chicken And Ribs
    Before fried chicken became fast food, it was something special in the South. Making it was a time-consuming enterprise. And the crunchy, salty, juicy, greasy-in-a-good-way indulgence was saved for Sunday dinner and church picnics. We don't have to wait...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48

    Gregory J. Smith, former Maryland Stadium Authority executive, dies at 48
    Gregory J. Smith, a sports consultant and former chief operating officer of the Maryland Stadium Authority, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Lake-Walker resident was 48. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., he was the son of Dennis...
  • Nate Sikma To Miss 2-3 Weeks; A Look At Hartford's Wild First Couple Of Weeks

    Hartford junior forward Nate Sikma, who came down awkwardly in the season opener last weekend against Quinnipiac and has been on crutches since, will miss 2-3 more weeks as he recovers from a high ankle sprain. For Hartford, the news could have been...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...
  • Arcade Fire Coming to Bridgeport in March 2014

    Arcade Fire Coming to Bridgeport in March 2014
    As if that post-Saturday Night Live TV special wasn’t enough, Arcade Fire is going out on tour in March . The Connecticut stop is March 18 at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena, the midpoint, the exact midpoint of the first leg of the tour, which...
  • Arcade Fire Announces 2014 North American Tour

    Arcade Fire has announced several North American shows in support of its new album "Reflektor," beginning in March 6 in Louisville, Ky., and ending late August in Montreal. "Reflektor" recently scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album chart,...
  • Tony Musante, Actor Who Left 'Toma,' Dies at 77

    Tony Musante, who appeared on numerous TV shows, in films and on Broadway, but was best known for starring in 1973 series "Toma," died Tuesday in Manhattan of a hemorrhage after oral surgery. He was 77. Musante left the ABC detective show after one...