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Campaign in 23rd District full of surprises

There is little question that the most dynamic race in the city this year will be the primary showdown for the 23rd state Senate District. The primary participants will be incumbent Ed Gomes, Ernie […] Continue Reading…


Sound Tigers close in on Division win

Don’t look now Bridgeport hockey fans but “Your Bridgeport Sound Tigers” (as the announcer would say) are heading into this weekend’s action on the verge of winning the Northeast Division, thereby clinching the third […] Continue Reading…


Tax remark draws Black Rock ire

While scattershooting around the Park City, here are a few nuggets I found that may have aroused some interest since the last time I, well, scattershot. In an otherwise innocuous puff piece about Mayor […] Continue Reading…


Hibachi Buffet offers unique approach, diverse cuisine

When customers first walk into the Hibachi Buffet, they are immediately struck by the pristine décor and the inviting atmosphere of the restaurant. They shouldn’t be surprised, however, as a lot of time, hard […] Continue Reading…


LaBarca comes home to Park City

The big man looks happy behind the microphone. Happy as in “I’m home.” Longtime Bridgeport radio personality John LaBarca has returned to the Park City after a brief exile in Stamford, and the DJ […] Continue Reading…


Red Sox donate bedding to Rescue Mission

The occasion was certainly festive. There were only a few days left before Christmas and the Bridgeport Rescue Mission was certainly abuzz (not that it isn’t abuzz every day). Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch was […] Continue Reading…


Newton seeks political redemption — will Bridgeport voters go along?

He’s b-a-a-a-a-c-k! Not that it’s any great surprise. Ernie Newton is officially returning to the political scene and will challenge incumbent state Sen. Ed Gomes (D-23) for the seat Gomes has held since Newton […] Continue Reading…


Nutritionist takes family approach to healthy eating

Bridgeport resident Mona Jackson is a woman on a mission. The former restaurant owner and nutritionist wants to tackle the problem of child obesity and she wants to do it in unique fashion: She […] Continue Reading…


Quit whining Baltimore fans: It’s over

That big whining sound you just heard. It came from the city of Baltimore. Yes, the denizens of the Inner Harbor are simply flabbergasted that their local darlings were felled by the New England […] Continue Reading…


Salary hike vote a partial win for mayor

The City Council passed a watered down version of the Finch administration’s request for the authority to raise nonunion employees’ salaries by as much 15 percent at its Jan. 3 meeting, a partial victory […] Continue Reading…


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