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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Rally Set To Save Aviation Pioneer's Home

    Rally Set To Save Aviation Pioneer's Home
    FAIRFIELD — Gustave Whitehead's name and claims have faded from the national memory. Outside Fairfield County and other pockets of support, he remains an obscure figure who strived for the sky, but died penniless. Historians continue to dismiss...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • Transgender Youth's Lawyer Asked Judge To Move Her Out Of Prison

    Lawyers for an imprisoned transgender youth asked a federal judge Monday to overrule a controversial transfer order that sent her to the York Correctional Institute with no criminal charges and place her back in the care of the Department of Children...
  • HS Baseball Ratings: Xavier Opening No. 1 In Area; Greenwich Tops In State

    Xavier High of Middletown is No. 1 in The Courant's first area high school baseball ratings of the season. Last week the Falcons defeated Shelton and West Haven. Greenwich, has opened 3-0, is No. 1 in the state. (Monday games not included). State 1....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Make-A-Wish Connecticut To Host Annual Walk For Wishes And Make Wishes Come True

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut will once again host its annual fundraising event, Walk for Wishes on May 10 at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport! Join emcees and honorary chairs Anna Zap of Star 99.9, WFSB Reporter Jason Frazer and WFSB Traffic...
  • Florence Griswold, Bruce Celebrate Impressionism

    Florence Griswold, Bruce Celebrate Impressionism
    Greenwich and Old Lyme are the two cradles of American impressionism, the sites of the country's two most influential turn-of-the-century artist colonies. Right now art spaces in both towns have exhibits of impressionism on the walls. Bruce Museum A...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Maier Appointed To Tunxis Community College Foundation Board Of Directors

    I. Todd Russell, chief marketing officer at Maier Advertising in Farmington, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Tunxis Community College Foundation. Established in 1970, the Tunxis Community College Foundation develops resources and...
  • Lawyers Fight Placement Of Juvenile In Male Correction Facility

    Lawyers for the youth who was transferred out of the care of the Department of Children and Families and into an adult prison pressed for a court order Thursday barring the youth's placement at the Manson Correctional Institute for males up to the age...
  • Man Found Shot To Death In Bridgeport, Police Said

    BRIDGEPORT — Police said they are investigating a homicide after a man was found lying on Davis Avenue Wednesday night. A passerby found the victim lying in the street with what appeared to be a gunshot wound, police department spokesman William...
  • Dental Mission Does A Mouthful

    One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease,...
  • Court Right To Deny Law License To Ganim

    On Wednesday, the Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously quashed former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim's efforts to get his law license back, upholding a lower court ruling. It was not a hard call. Mr. Ganim, a lawyer, was a popular mayor of the state's...