November 11th, 2012
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Reggae band blends music, message

Music can be amazing and inspirational at times. And at other times, not so much. Some people like it, many people love it and then there are those who just aren’t concerned about it. […] Continue Reading…


At 82, woman hears God’s call

Emelinda Valdéz said it is never too late to get the call from God. “After all, I already had the land. All I have to do is dedicate it to God’s desire,” said the […] Continue Reading…


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Message to mayor a solid ‘No’

A solid “no” was the answer on Election Day to a camouflaged question related to the Board of Education on the ballot in Bridgeport — 12,590 votes no and10,532 votes yes. Perhaps that was […] Continue Reading…


Guest Editorial — Charter change debacle awakens sleeping giant

The people of Bridgeport owe much to the allied proponents of education-reform and charter-revision that are responsible for the July 5, 2011 Board of Education “coup” and the follow-up, charter-revision initiative. Those persons/entities particularly […] Continue Reading…


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Ayala cruises to victory in 128th District

After winning the Democratic primary, there was no doubt Christina Ayala would win the general election. The Democrats’ control in the city is absolute. Ayala collected 3,143 votes, while her Republican opponent Manuel Batagua […] Continue Reading…


Murphy overcomes McMahon’s millions

Republican candidate Linda McMahon spent close to $50 million in her quest to become Connecticut’s first female U.S. senator. But she fell short of winning a victory over Democrat Chris Murphy, who collected 710,000 […] Continue Reading…


Americans give Obama a second term

There is no doubt the 2012 presidential election will be recorded in the history books as one of the most “diverse” in years. That diversity was not in the candidates, but in issues that […] Continue Reading…


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Merritt Canteen has recipe for success

It started as little more than a wood hut off Main Street, then a dirt road, in Bridgeport’s North End. The year was 1942, and the owner of the newly-opened Merritt Canteen, Lorraine Koehm, […] Continue Reading…


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