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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Cops: Daycare Teacher Molested Girls During Nap Time

    Cops: Daycare Teacher Molested Girls During Nap Time
    A teacher at a Connecticut day care center was arrested and charged after being accused of molesting two children while they slept. According to authorities in Norwalk, 44-year-old Harold Meyers of Bridgeport has been charged with two counts of third...
  • April 22, 2012: Two Men Die In Police Incidents

    Two men died early Saturday after police officers fired weapons in two separate incidents involving drugs, according to the state police and the mayor. One man was killed by a bullet, and the other died after being hit by a stun gun. Mayor Michael...
  • Bridgeport's Fauxchella Music Festival showcases indie rock from southern CT, and a few national acts

    Bridgeport's Fauxchella Music Festival showcases indie rock from southern CT, and a few national acts
    Fauxchella Music Festival Saturday, April 21, 5pm, 305K Gallery, 305 Knowlton St., Bridgeport. Rain or shine. The festival also features a sideshow project and is sponsored by New York craft beer company Bomb Lager. Tickets are $18 and profits go toward...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • SIG program gives schools chance to do things they've never done

    For the casual visitor, it's easy to miss that Southeast High School in rural Kansas — once among the lowest academic performers in the state — is in the midst of a profound transformation. Like so many other Kansas schools, the building in...
  • The Trews perform at Two Boots in Bridgeport on April 17

    The Trews perform at Two Boots in Bridgeport on April 17
    The Trews are a rock 'n' roll band that originally hails from Nova Scotia (now they live in Toronto). They like to rock hard, Canadian style. They've charted on Canadian radio and been nominated for several Juno Awards in their 15 years as a band. They...
  • 5-year-old Brings Heroin to School for Show and Tell

    5-year-old Brings Heroin to School for Show and Tell
    BRIDGEPORT, CT. -- A 5-year-old boy brought dozens of bags of heroin to school to show to his classmates, according to the school superintendent. The boy reportedly found the 50 packets in a jacket belonging to his step-father. According to police the...
  • J. Geils plays The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport on April 7

    J. Geils plays The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport on April 7
    J. Geils' biggest claim to fame is the song "Centerfold," which was a huge hit in 1982 for the J. Geils Band, but the Worcester/Boston-based band has a loyal fan base that's been following them since their formation in 1967, long before they went "pop,"...
  • Bridgeport bids a fond farewell to Archbishop Lori

    As mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., I considered it an honor and a privilege to have a man like Bishop William Lori in our city for the last 11 years. I considered Bishop Lori to be a partner in helping make Bridgeport a better city, a leader of our...
  • April Fool's Show at The NEST in Bridgeport

    April Fool's Show at The NEST in Bridgeport
    Art doesn't have to be a serious affair. Now that the NEST is back up and running at its new location, they want to celebrate the sillier side of art with their new exhibit honoring April Fool's Day. It kicks off this Sunday, April 1, of course, with a...
  • The state offers amnesty for owners of banned exotic pets

    The state offers amnesty for owners of banned exotic pets
    Connecticut's into some really weird animal stuff lately. You've got a battle going on over keeping reindeer here year-round; mountain lions roaming the Gold Coast; someone whose face was ripped off by a chimpanzee trying to sue the state; new...
  • Bridgeport Reboot: The nuts and bolts of urban renewal in Park City

    Bridgeport Reboot: The nuts and bolts of urban renewal in Park City
    The phrase "Only in Bridgeport" is usually uttered when a mayor goes to prison or an election snafu holds statewide results in limbo. It's also the title of a local-focused web site that chronicles the good, the bad and the ugly in the Park City. Now,...