March 27th, 2011
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Internet Search Engines— nosy neighbors from hell

They may already know everything about you—your age, where you live, how much you earn, and your mother’s maiden name. And they include anyone and everyone who has access to a computer. Welcome to […] Continue Reading…


Local group celebrates African American history and culture

After the African heritage organization Africorp folded, Bridgeport resident Gilbert Davis took it upon himself to continue the celebration of African culture and history by founding the African-American Historical Association of Fairfield County in […] Continue Reading…


Racial politics

The 2010 census numbers are out—and what it shows is not all that surprising. In total, the state’s population increased from 3.41 million to 3.57 million—up by 168,532 since 2000. Connecticut also increased in […] Continue Reading…


Do we talk funny?

I’ve heard folks around the BeePo neck o’ the woods claim, “We don’t have an accent.” I’m not so sure about this. Granted, we’re in that no-human’s-zone between the Apple and the Hub. You […] Continue Reading…


Nuclear disaster in Japan sparks fears at home

The massive failure at Fukushima Dai-ichi’s nuclear plant last week in Japan, brought back bad memories for Bridgeport resident Kimiyo Anceney. The former Red Cross nurse was raised just outside of Hiroshima where the […] Continue Reading…


Special election in 126th District a victory for Testa, mayor

The Rev. Charles Stallworth will be the city’s newest state representative after capturing the Feb. 22 special election to replace former Rep. Chris Caruso, who represented the 126th District but left to take a […] Continue Reading…


Real estate recovery taking time

According to local real estate professionals, the Bridgeport housing market is not as bad as it was a few years ago, but the market is also not bouncing back very rapidly. “It’s getting better, […] Continue Reading…


New mayor must revise City Charter

In November, Bridgeport residents will have the opportunity to elect a mayor for the next four years. It’s difficult to know the candidate with the best intentions. But if any candidate clearly states he […] Continue Reading…


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