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  • Are the benefits of natural gas worth the dangers of fracking?

    Are the benefits of natural gas worth the dangers of fracking?
    A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio. The link between those events...
  • 7 Days: 7/28 - 8/3

    Thursday July 28 HISTORY IN THE MAKING Bill Eppridge witnessed a good deal of history firsthand, particularly in the '60s, and he usually had a camera with him as it unfolded. Chances are you've seen shots he took of the Beatles arriving in the U.S.,...
  • Comic Art Show in Stamford

    Comic Art Show in Stamford
    Faster Than a Speeding Bullet… An Exploration of Funnies, Superheroes and Comic Book Art by Regional Artists Aug. 4-Sept. 10 at the UConn Stamford Art Gallery, 1 University Place, Stamford. (203) 251-8400, stamford.uconn.edu/ArtGallery   You don'...
  • Petition Asks "Why No Starbucks in Bridgeport?"

    A petition circulating the Web criticizes Starbucks for "redlining" downtown Bridgeport. Currently, there are no Starbucks franchises in the city. "I wish the petitioner well, but the city is happier to hear that the local chain Bagel King is opening its...
  • Harford County Police Blotter

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Martin Antione Fisher, 21, of the 400 block of Elmhurst Street, was charged Monday with possession of marijuana. David R. Mullins, or David R. Mullins Jr., 30, of the 800...
  • Three Connecticut men charged with car theft after traffic stop on I-95 in Harford County

    Three Connecticut men were charged in Harford County Tuesday after state police stopped them in a suspected stolen car. The three remain in jail pending the posting of bail set by a judge Wednesday. Around 2:57 a.m. Tuesday, Trooper Steven Harten with...
  • BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras: Visit celebration this Saturday at various Fairfield Ave. Bars in Bridgeport

    BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras: Visit celebration this Saturday at various Fairfield Ave. Bars in Bridgeport
    BlackRock Rocks Mardi Gras returns for its seventh year, an all-day celebration of local talent paired with New Orleans-inspired dishes, drink specials, a facepainter and a photo booth, all to benefit Original Works, Inc. and Music 4 More, which each...
  • Dopapod performs at Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Feb. 22

    Dopapod performs at Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Feb. 22
    Dopapod is a funky, electronic jam band based in Brooklyn that's been touring the East Coast pretty consistently over the past couple of years. They've already played Bonaroo, Burning Man, Mountain Jam and whatnot, but they'll be at the Acoustic Café on...
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
  • Bridgeport mayor's PAC friend gets whacked with big fine by the SEEC

    Bridgeport mayor's PAC friend gets whacked with big fine by the SEEC
    How sweet it is for Connecticut pols like Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, who can turn over tens of thousands of dollars in extra campaign cash to a friendly PAC, which will then finance trips for him and his wife to Denver andWashington, D.C. political...
  • Tommy Femia does Judy Garland Live, Feb. 24 at The Bijou in Bridgeport

    Tommy Femia does Judy Garland Live, Feb. 24 at The Bijou in Bridgeport
    Tommy Femia is a man. Let's get that out of the way up front. But his imitation of Judy Garland's voice and mannerisms is pretty spot on. He'll be at the Bijou Theatre Friday night accompanied by his musical director, Connecticut native David Maiocco,...
  • First Baptist Church of Guilford's pastor welcomes new challenges

    First Baptist Church of Guilford's pastor welcomes new challenges
    Preaching in a makeshift sanctuary in a school auditorium, the Rev. Tyrone P. Jones IV frequently punctuates the ends of his sentences with a quick "amen." As only the fifth pastor in the 112-year history of First Baptist Church of Guilford, Jones says...