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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Bridgeport Gets New Train Station, Westport Gets Renovated Pavilion

    Bridgeport Gets New Train Station, Westport Gets Renovated Pavilion
    BRIDGEPORT—Gov. Dannel P. Malloy visited Bridgeport for the second time in twenty-four hours on Wednesday to announce that the state will approve $2.75 million for the design phase of a new train station on Barnum Street. At a press conference...
  • Jay Moran To Be Named Athletic Director At Southern Connecticut; Manchester Mayor Has Been Bridgeport AD Since 2004

    Jay Moran will leave his job as athletic director at the University of Bridgeport to take the same position at Southern Connecticut State University. Moran, 50, who is also the mayor of Manchester, has been at Bridgeport for 10 years. He was...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Advocates Say Charter School Laws Are Outmoded

    A public charter school advocacy group has recommended changes to state laws that would establish clearer performance standards for charter schools and require them to post meeting notices and minutes online. Bill Phillips, president of the Northeast...
  • Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers

     Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers
    In the summer of 2006, Garrett Broshuis and three friends shared an apartment just outside of Norwich. The minor league baseball players, members of the Double A Connecticut Defenders, had set up a makeshift dining room table with two sawhorses and a...
  • Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds

    Collectors Of 78s Remain Addicted To The Old Sounds
    Record collectors are a special breed, willing to sift through rubbish on the hunt for a rare sonic gem. They are the keepers of arcane knowledge and obscure taxonomies about genres and labels and recording dates. But even among those driven characters,...
  • 'Super 100' All-Star Rosters

    NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER (Number, name, position, school) 1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford 2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven 3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull 4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden 5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol 6...
  • Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut

    Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut
    The kiss was not planned. Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him. One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...
  • Two Boats Destroyed, Four Damaged In Fairfield Marina Fire

    Two Boats Destroyed, Four Damaged In Fairfield Marina Fire
    FAIRFIELD — Two boats were destroyed and four damaged in a fire at a Fairfield marina on Sunday. Firefighters said no injuries were reported, although one man did jump into the water to avoid the flames. He was rescued by a person who was nearby,...
  • Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show

    Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show
    Viewers of Tuesday night's episode of "America's Got Talent" will see some familiar faces. Two Connecticut acts are competing in the NBC reality show. Shoreline band Beach Avenue and Windsor Locks standup comedian Darik Santos will show their talents to...
  • Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case

    Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case
    BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...