November 6th, 2011
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New police academy graduates welcomed

It was a full house Friday, Oct. 28, at City Hall’s main chamber. Families and relatives of the graduating police officers were present to see the ceremony that marked the end of their long […] Continue Reading…


Who says city hasn’t got a prayer?

Prophetess Gerry Claytor stands by herself in prayer in front of Bridgeport City Hall at 45 Lyon Terrace. She is part of a group of people who join in what they call “The Power […] Continue Reading…


Firefighter test date extended

The city of Bridgeport Civil Service Commission has extended the entry-level firefighter exam application deadline and test date. The commission will now accept applications until Friday, Nov. 18, at 5 p.m. An orientation session […] Continue Reading…


Schools lawsuit in hands of top court

The right of the people of Bridgeport to elect the members of the Bridgeport Board of Education was argued before the Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday, Oct. 27. The court was considering three cases […] Continue Reading…


Whiskey Blanket covers all bases

Music is a safe way to have a voice and create a community. Whiskey Blanket embraces the ability to use hip-hop music as a tool for social consciousness about current social issues. A diverse […] Continue Reading…


Firing vindicates board ‘dissidents’

The firing of Bridgeport public schools Superintendent John Ramos should serve as vindication for former Board of Education members Sauda Baraka, Maria Pereira and Bobby Simmons. On Aug. 5, members Barbara Bellinger, Leticia Colon, […] Continue Reading…


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