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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • 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...
  • Andrew Bird Pays Tribute To The Handsome Family

    Andrew Bird Pays Tribute To The Handsome Family
    On his new album, the singer, songwriter and violinist Andrew Bird didn't get too hung up on what was his and what was someone else's. As it happens, it was all someone else's, in a sense, because the entire album, "Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of...
  • Pete Rose gets a one-day gig as a baseball manager

    Pete Rose gets a one-day gig as a baseball manager
    Pete Rose is still banned for life from Major League Baseball. Nothing has changed on that front. “A lifetime ban is a long time,” Rose said. But that didn't stop Rose from serving as guest skipper of the Bridgeport (Conn.) Bluefish, an...
  • Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells

    Salvation Army Does More Than Ring Bells
    While almost everyone is familiar with the Salvation Army’s holiday season bell-ringers, the Thrift Stores (now officially known as Family Stores), and the red shield logo, not many know all of the services provided via donation, and the structure...
  • Rob Zombie Lists Bucolic Connecticut Country Spread

    SELLER: Rob Zombie LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn. PRICE: $2,285,000 SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...
  • 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...
  • Feds Seeking To Pay Connecticut Nuclear Workers

    Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago. At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...
  • Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure

    Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed a measure into law that would allow Chicago to raise 911 fess on landline and cell phones by $1.40 a month to $3.90. The move could be the missing piece that allows the re-election seeking Democratic governor to sign a...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend

    Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend
    The age of the Connecticut state employee suggestion box has ended. That was the notorious device Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used to balance a nearly $200 million gap budget gap in 2011. No one ever explained what the valuable suggestions were. With revenues...
  • Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services

    Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services
    Paul W. Smith was a pioneer in making emergency medical services a professional field and had a national reputation for leadership in standardizing the training for EMTs around the country. "He was one of the few people who saw the importance of...